Apple Valley

For a college professor, Scott Dominic Carpenter has logged a surprising amount of grunt work. Carpenter, a French literature professor at Carleton College in Northfield and the author of the murder-mystery novel “Theory of Remainders,” was something of a factotum before joining the ranks of academia. Among the past occupations you’ll find on his resume, […]

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For Jonathan Ozanne, what began as a game for friends to play on Facebook has snowballed into something of a cottage industry. A few years ago, the Apple Valley resident began posting bits of Christmas history in the form of daily trivia questions on his Facebook page. The positive reaction he got from friends prompted […]

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A Farmington man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 days in jail and one year of probation in connection with a December 2012 traffic fatality in Apple Valley. Salomon G. Adorno, 33, was found guilty of careless driving, a misdemeanor, after a court trial in October. According to prosecutors, Adorno was at the wheel of a […]

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Valley Middle School students Ingrid Gustafson, left, Cece Voss and Hannah Edman are among the young actors donning full clown regalia for their roles in the carnival scene in “The Baker Street Irregulars,” the new production from the school’s drama club. Directed by Nancy Laursen, the show follows a group of street kids hired by […]

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Lowell Huber certainly left his mark at the Apple Valley American Legion. A Vietnam veteran and four-time commander of the local Legion post, Huber died in March. His spirit lives on through the Lowell Huber Memorial Ride, which was held Sept. 28 and organized by his friends at the American Legion. “We all did this […]

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The Apple Valley Barnes & Noble is using the time remaining before the shutters go up to celebrate the work of Minnesota authors. The store at 14880 Florence Trail, which will close Dec. 31, is hosting the “Mystery Authors’ Extravaganza” later this month. The event at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, will feature six mystery […]

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