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Eleven to be honored as 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen

Third annual award ceremony in February by Tad Johnson Dakota County Tribune The Dakota County Tribune Business Weekly and the Dakota County Technical College Foundation have selected 11 recipients of the 2012 Exceptional Businesswomen award. The women, who will be … Continue reading

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Events to ring in the new year

by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers There are many ways to ring in the new year in Dakota County. People can rock out with their friends at one of the many clubs or pubs or dash down the slopes at Buck … Continue reading

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Flannel-shirt clad bears remember ‘Dad’

Ed Tousignant’s signature apparel turns into Christmas gifts by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers Longtime Rosemount resident Ed Tousignant was a flannel shirt kind of guy. When the 86-year-old died on May 1, the farmer, retired employee of Apple Valley Ready … Continue reading

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Occupancy down at Country Village

Agency offers relocation help by John Gessner Thisweek Newspapers Occupancy at Country Village Apartments has fallen since the Burnsville City Council ordered widespread repairs and cleanup on Oct. 18. And even though the council on Tuesday gave owner Lindahl Properties … Continue reading

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Short Redhead Reel Reviews for the week of Dec. 23

by Wendy Schadewald Special to Thisweek Newspapers Rating system:  (4=Don’t miss, 3=Good, 2=Worth a look, 1=Forget it) www.shortredheadreelreviews.com

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Mary Ajax was probably better at hugging people in need than managing nonprofit finances

by Larry Werner, Thisweek Newspapers When you’re raised by a German father and a Polish mother, as I was, you’re not all that comfortable with hugging. Mary Ajax, who was removed as president and CEO of 360 Communities this week, … Continue reading

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Whither snow?

Mild weather no vacation for public works, parks employees By Aaron Vehling, Thisweek Newspapers At this point last year, Lakeville had experienced at least two feet of snow. There were some weekend flurries predicted by the time this story went … Continue reading

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Lakeville City Council allowances become wedge issue

Bellows sees Little motion as cynical politics By Aaron Vehling, Thisweek Newspapers Traditionally in Lakeville, the campaign and growing seasons follow a similar schedule. But the former is starting a bit early this year with a Monday night vote on … Continue reading

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Agency tight-lipped about Ajax’s ouster

360 Communities board removes longtime president, CEO by John Gessner Thisweek Newspapers The board chair of Dakota County nonprofit 360 Communities was tight-lipped Tuesday about the ouster of Mary Ajax, the agency’s longtime president and CEO. But a community observer … Continue reading

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Mary Ajax no longer president, CEO of 360 Communities

Board creates search committee to select new leader by Tad Johnson Thisweek Newspapers The board of directors of 360 Communities has removed Mary Ajax as president and CEO of the Burnsville-based nonprofit, according to a release issued today. “In her … Continue reading

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