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Ascension plans more outreach, Vano says The Rev. Joel Vano smells opportunity in the numbers. Half the people living within three miles of Lutheran Church of the Ascension in north Burnsville are unmarried, he said. The median age is 37, compared with the congregation’s median age of 52, accordin...Read More
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Hunter Bengtson’s first year at the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s summer camp was a preview of things to come. “I can’t wait for the second,” said the Burnsville 9-year-old, who will attend this summer at Camp Friendship in Maple Lake. “Some people say it’s better than the first, an...Read More
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Underwriter’s  annual gifts add to the bottom line A founding member of the Burnsville Rotary Club, Clark LaChapelle left the club 24 years ago after closing his dental practice in Burnsville. But he never forgot his fellow Rotarians, some of whom are still members 40 years later, or the club’s...Read More
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Update redefines concept of a park Building neighborhood parks and tot lots in Lakeville is such a 1990s concept. Future parks, according to Lakeville’s new Parks, Trails and Open Space Plan, will meet the needs of multiple generations. The plan envisions a fully developed park system through 2030...Read More
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Erik Okeson plea deal reduces max prison sentence from 5 years to 21 months A former Lakeville chiropractor has pleaded guilty to deducting $89,460 for employees’ federal taxes, but failing to pay the money to the federal government between 2007-2010. Erik Neal Okeson, former owner of Okeson Optim...Read More
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