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The Rosemount Leprechaun Days Fishing Derby included about 100 people on the shores of Schwarz Pond angling for the big catch of the day. Several sunfish were hooked in the contest that ran Thursday morning. The event was organized by the Rosemount Parks and Recreation Department and sponsored by CF Industries.

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GARAGE to become nonprofit music club With the city of Burnsville looking to get out of the business of running a teen center and weekend music venue, Jack Kolb-Williams had an opening to pitch his vision. He saw an all-ages club with educational opportunities for young people, which The GARAGE teen center had already offered [...]

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Burnsville man makes his mark in disability movement Mike Williams doesn’t ask for much. Personal-care attendants help him through the day at his Burnsville group home, and his father, Richard, visits frequently. “To me, I’m just like a normal person,” said Williams, 45, who was born with cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair. “I don’t [...]

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Olson was key figure in Burnsville Long before he became one of the state’s top business leaders, David C. Olson put the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce on the map. Olson was the chamber’s first full-time president before later becoming the longtime president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. Olson, 57, died July 16 after an [...]

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Matt Ettl: Close Dodd near Lakeville North High School State officials will not reduce the 55 mph speed limit on a road where a Lakeville teen died in a car crash last winter, according to Kaare Festvog, a Minnesota Department of Transportation speed zoning supervisor. Local officials had requested a speed study, the first step [...]

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