Apple Valley

When Michelle Olson counts her blessings these days, chief among them is the fact her heart attack occurred in the Twin Cities and not on her family’s farm in rural Alexandria. On March 1, Olson, her husband and granddaughter stopped at the Arby’s restaurant in Apple Valley for a bite to eat before heading to [...]

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Second annual event aims to connect families with resources, fun In an effort to provide families with a day of fun, food and making connections, the second annual KIDSPO Kids & Family Expo will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Eagan Community Center. KIDSPO, which is organized by Sun [...]

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Expect to see orange construction cones next year on County Road 42 in Apple Valley. Dakota County is planning to rework several intersections along 42 that will see removal and replacement of traffic signals and modifications to medians. The planned construction includes traffic signal replacements at Garrett Avenue, Hayes Road, Pennock Avenue and Gardenview Drive [...]

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Apple Valley’s Paideia Academy marked its 10th anniversary earlier this month with a community celebration in the parking lot of the K-8 public charter school. “We have now graduated six eighth-grade classes, been authorized for a five-year charter — the longest allowed by Minnesota state law — and been designated a High Quality Charter School [...]

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An Apple Valley man has been charged with a felony after he allegedly fled a traffic stop when the officer informed him his vehicle was going to be searched. Matthew H. Freeman, 31, was booked into the Dakota County Jail following the early-morning Aug. 14 traffic stop at Pilot Knob Road near Diamond Path. According [...]

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Dakota County is hosting a public open house for the planned County Road 42 intersection improvement project from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Dakota County Western Service Center in Apple Valley. Several intersection changes are planned along County Road 42 (150th Street) in Apple Valley and Burnsville, including removal of the traffic signal [...]

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