Apple Valley

While the Apple Valley firefighters’ 36th annual booya fundraiser officially runs until 4 p.m. this Saturday, those wishing to indulge in the savory meat- and vegetable-filled stew will want to get there well before closing time. Each year, the booya pots tend to run out by mid-afternoon. Last year, all the booya had been sold [...]

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Apple Valley’s longest-operating dance school is set to open in new studio space next month in the Time Square commercial complex. Monique School of Dance, founded 40-some years ago by Monique Kampa, plans to re-open Oct. 1 at 7528 149th St. W. in recently renovated space formerly occupied by a bridal store next to TCF [...]

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A high-speed police chase through Apple Valley and Eagan resulted in the seizure of more than a quarter pound of methamphetamine but no arrest. The suspect — 28-year-old Daniel J. Perry of Hastings — managed to evade arrest during the Aug. 18 incident because police opted to end the vehicle pursuit for safety reasons. Perry, [...]

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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. Monday, Sept. 29, at Redwood Community 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 at Elm Drive, [...]

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Kids & Family Expo offers free information, entertainment KIDSPO seems to have made an impression last year. One local family told organizers that KIDSPO entered their kitchen table language after they attended the inaugural expo in 2013. “Every time we talk about doing something fun during the weekend that involves a carnival or bounce houses, [...]

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The Apple Valley Police Department celebrated its 50th anniversary with an open house Sunday, Sept. 7, that featured building tours, vehicle displays and equipment demonstrations. The event at the department located at 7100 147th St. W. also included a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter that landed and took off in the parking lot outside the police [...]

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