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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An Apple Valley man was charged today with five counts of felony theft related to the loss of approximately $113,500 from the Rosemount Area Athletic Association between 2011 and 2013. Robert S. Reischauer, 62, allegedly stole the money by fraudulently writing checks to himself and paying for his PayPal and Amazon accounts with RAAA funds [...]

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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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After suffering three painful ankle injuries in the course of a year while teaching dance at Apple Valley High School, Cathy Wright decided it was time for a change. The experiences that followed Wright’s departure from the high school’s dance department in 2012 gave her a whole new perspective on life, which is on display [...]

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