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EAGAN READERS VOTED FOR THEIR FAVORITES IN: Food & Drink, Automotive, Home & Garden, Real Estate, Recreation, Health & Beauty, Education, Banking & Financial, Medical, Other Shopping Service, Style & Fashion, Religion

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2 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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THANK YOU to our loyal readers who took the time to vote for their favorite community businesses!

Thanks All winners are also announced online at www.minnlocal.com

Thank You Eagan # Awards For Voting Us 1

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Grazie... a sincere thank you to all for voting us your top Italian table I NONNI serves authentic Roman-inspired seasonal cuisine in a gracious setting of comfort and old-world charm. Our all-Italian wine list is truly one of the finest in the United States. Bar opens 4:00 pm Monday - Friday, 5:00 pm Saturday Dining Room service begins 5:00 PM Monday - Saturday E Wine Tastings & Special Events E NEW! BGI Italian Wine Club E Happy Hour 4-6 M-F, appetizers & drink specials E I NONNI weekly promotions E Authentic Roman-inspired seasonal cuisine E Extensive all-Italian wine list E Full bar featuring regional Italian spirits and grappe E Hand crafted cocktails and hard-to-find spirits E European service and ambience

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www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 3

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Eagan

Best Car Wash Paradise

Eagan

Best Credit Union Wings Financial Credit Union

Best Domestic Car Dealership Apple Valley Ford

Best Financial Planner Kusske Financial Management

Best Gas Station Holiday Best Import Car Dealership Luther Nissan - Inver Grove Heights

AUTOMOTIVE

Best New Car Salesman Sandy Tepley - Burnsville Toyota

Best Auto Body Shop Superior Auto Service

Best Tire Store Superior Auto Service

Best Auto Repair Shop Superior Auto Service

Best Truck Dealership Mauer Chevrolet

Best Used Car Salesman Luther Nissan - Inver Grove Heights

Best Used Car Dealer Twin City Imports

Thank You Eagan for choosing Orthodontics by Hipple & Sedivy as your favorite orthodontic office!

Best Insurance Agent Mary Lynn Fabro American Family

BANKING & FINANCIAL Best Accountant/CPA Miller, Melena & Company Best Bank Wells Fargo

Best Insurance Company American Family Best Investment Firm Charles Schwab Best Tax Preparation Apple Tax & Accounting

Thank You Eagan for voting us #1!

We have proudly served the Eagan community for over 25 years. Our orthodontic treatment philosophy is simpleDo the right thing at the right time for the right reasons. And do it very well. So when the time comes to select an orthodontist for you or your family call the orthodontic team your friends, neighbors and dentists voted as their favorite…

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13005 Ridgedale Dr. Minnetonka

2109 Coulee Rd. Hudson

(952) 545-0188 (715) 377-0888 (952) 890-9118 www.naturesstonedirect.com


4 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

Eagan

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Eagan

Best Laser Hair Removal Rejuv Skin & Laser Clinic

Best Day Care Day by Day Child Development Center

Best Manicure/Pedicure The Look Salon

Best Preschool CDLC at Prince of Peace Lutheran

Best Massage Therapy Massage Haven

Best Private School Ramalynn Montessori

Best Personal Trainer Debra Henk - Eagan Community Center

HEALTH & BEAUTY Best Colorist Teegan McFall - Max Salon & Spa Best Gym Lifetime Fitness Best Hair Cole's Salon

Best Spa Spalon Montage Best Stylist Dawn W - Cole's Salon

Best Public School Eagan High School

EDUCATION

Best Teacher/School Kirby Anderson Woodland Elementary

Best Tanning Kokomo

Best Business School Minnesota School of Business

Best Tutoring Program Math Addvantage

Best Weight Control Center Minnesota Center for Obesity, Metabolism and Endocrinology

Best College Globe College

Best University Hamline University

Thank You Eagan! Voted Best Massage Therapy Salon Massage Haven Allied Health & Wellness Center

READERS’ CHOICE

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Introductory Massage Rates $19 for 30 minutes $39 for 60 minutes Call today to schedule your massage, & ask how you can receive your FREE Bodyworks Sampler Package! Visit us on the web! www.chiropractoreagan.com

Awards

Thank You Apple Valley For Voting Us BEST Senior Apartments

Independent Apartments • Catered Living Options • Adult Day Care • Memory Care


www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 5

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Best Beer/Bar Granite City

Eagan

Best Deli Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Best Breakfast Junior's Grill

Best Desserts Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Best Brunch Ring Mountain Creamery Café

FOOD & DRINK Best Asian China Gourmet Best Bakery Pardon My French

Best Buffet Mediterranean Cruise Café

Best Family Dining Applebee's

Best Candy Store Candyland

Best Hamburger Culver's

Best Catering Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Best Happy Hour Axel's Bonfire

Best Cup of Coffee Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Best Barbecue Rack Shack

Best Ethnic Sambol

Best Dinner Doolittle's Woodfire Grill

Best Health Food Store Valley Natural Foods Best Ice Cream/Yogurt Ring Mountain Creamery Café

Best Italian I Nonni

Best Meat Market Von Hanson's Meats

Best Juice Bar Jamba Juice

Best Mexican El Loro

Best Liquor Store The Cellars Wine & Spirits

Best Pizza Italian Pie Shoppe

Best Popcorn Kalli's Popcorn Best Locally Owned Grocery Store Kowalski's Best Lunch Ring Mountain Creamery Café Best Margarita Al Baker's Best Seafood Molly Cool's Seafood Tavern

Best Romantic Restaurant Ring Mountain Creamery Café Best Sports Bar Joe Senser's Best Steakhouse Jensen's Supper Club Best Supermarket Cub Foods Best Sushi Tiger Sushi Best Wine/Bar Pardon My French

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6 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

Eagan

HOME & GARDEN Best Air Duct Cleaning Aspen Air Best Antique Store Haupt Antiek Market Best Appliance Store Warners' Stellian Best Carpet Cleaning ReNew Carpet

Best Art Gallery Burnsville Performing Arts Center

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Best Gutter Company ABC Seamless Best Electrician Jeff Fischer

Best Cabinet/ Countertop Company Nature Stone

Best Handyman Patrick Barry

Best Concrete Company MD Concrete

Best Heating & Air Company Bob Boldt HVAC

Best Hardware Store Ace Hardware Thomas Lake Center

Best Home Improvement Store Home Depot

Best Deck Company Roof & Deck Best Fence Company Premier Fence Best Flooring Store Jerry's Floor Store Best Furniture Store Schneiderman's Furniture

Best Hot Tub Store Valley Pools Best House Cleaning Megan Stevenson Best Interior Design Devane Design Best Light Store Muska Lighting

Best Landscaping and Garden Center Pahl's Market

Best Remodeling Company Plekkenpol Builders

Best Landscaping Services Karen Sauro Landscape Design

Best Residential Painting Company Sorrento Painting Best Roofing Company ABC Roofing

Best Lawn Care Service Stars & Stripes Lawn & Landscape

Best Siding Company Sela Best Vacuum Store Warners' Stellian

Best Paint Store Hirshfield's Best Pest Control Plunkett's Pest Control Best Plumbing Company Paul Danner Best Pool Builder Valley Pools

Best Window Cleaning All Clear Windows Best Window Company Renewal by Anderson Best Window Cover Store Custom Drapery & Blinds by Michael Esch

Eagan

Best Assisted Living Clare Bridge of Eagan Best Mortgage Lender Coldwell Banker Burnet Best New Home Builder M A Peterson Best Real Estate Agent Kathy Jainbour

REAL ESTATE

Best Real Estate Company Coldwell Banker Burnet Best Retirement Community Apple Valley Villas Best Senior Apartments Apple Valley Villas Best Title Company Global Title


www.MinnLocal.com – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – Sun Readers Choice Awards 7

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Eagan

Best Bicycle Shop Penn Cycle

Best Gymnastics TAGS Gymnastics

Best Ski/Snowboard Store Gravity Lab

Best Bus Tour Company R & J Tours

Best Hockey Equipment Store Play It Again Sports

Best Sporting Goods Store Play It Again Sports

Best Dance Studio Jamm Dance Co

Best Martial Arts ATA Tae Kwon Do & Karate for Kids

Best Summer Camp Circle R Ranch - Long Prairie

Best Driving Range Parkview Golf Course

RECREATION

Best Travel Agency AAA

Best Golf Course Emerald Greens

Best Place for Children's Party The Blast

Best Golf Equipment Play It Again Sports

Best Place for Fun Cascade Bay

Best Bus Tour Company R & J Tours

Best Place to Bowl Cedarvale Lanes

Best Dance Studio Jamm Dance Co

Best Place to Hear Live Music Pardon My French

Best Driving Range Parkview Golf Course

Best Bicycle Shop Penn Cycle

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8 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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Eagan

Best Place To Work People Incorporated

Best Gift Shop All the Best

Best Book Club South Suburban EFC

Best Kennel/Boarding Facility Wagging Tales

Best Book Store Half Price Books

OTHER SHOPPING & SERVICES

Best Camera Store National Camera Exchange

Best Lawyer/Attorney Bob Schway Schway & Cowle

Best Childcare KinderCare Learning Center

Best Pet Grooming PetSmart

Best Florist Eagan Floral

Best Pet Store Chuck & Don's Pet Food Outlet

Best Funeral Home Klecatsky Funeral Home

Thank You Eagan for Voting Us the #1 Jeweler!

Best Photographer Scott Amundson Photography Best Tattoo Parlor St Sabrina's Best Taxi Suburban Taxi Best Toy/Hobby Store Big Sky Hobby Best Veterinary Clinic Eagan Pet Clinic

THANKS EAGAN FOR VOTING US #1 Apple Valley • 952.431.4600 7600 W 145th St

Since 1988, Jay F Jeweler has become the areas premier custom design and redesign jeweler. All design and manufacturing is performed in our studio on premises. Also offering the worlds most beautiful diamond, The Lazare ideal cut diamond.

East Bloomington • 952.888.5388 9201 Lyndale Ave S West Bloomington • 952.944.9033 10820 West Bush Lake Rd Eagan • 651-456-0000 1355 Town Centre Dr Your Clean Car Specialists!

Savage • 952.890.7755 14324 Huntington Ave Savage • 952.233.5585 8600 Eagan Dr

Southport Centre in Apple Valley SE corner of County Road 42 & Cedar Call 952-432-9595 Tues 10-5 • Wed & Thurs. 10-7 Fri 10-5 • Sat 10-3 • Closed on Sun. & Mon. Visit www.JayFJeweler.com

HOURS: Mon-Fri 8-7 Saturday 8-6 Sunday 9-5


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Eagan

Best Chiropractor Advanced Chiropractic Apple Valley Best Clinic HealthEast

MEDICAL

Best Dentist Dr. Sheldon Peterson - Ridge Point Dental Clinic Best Dermatologist Dr. Marilee Saxena Best Doctor Eagan Family Clinic

Best Emergency Care Clinic Fairview Clinic - Eagan Best Emergency Room Fairview Ridges Hospital Best Hospital Fairview Ridges Hospital

Best Orthodontist Orthodontics by Hipple Sedivy Best Pediatrician Dr. James Clark Park Nicollet Clinic - Eagan

Best OB/GYN Dr. K Lehrman - Diamond Women's Center

Best Pharmacy Walgreens

Best Ophthalmologist/ Eye Care Doctor Dr. Osnes - Yankee Eye Care Best Optometrist/ Eye Glass Store Eagan Eye Clinic

Thank you ng Eagan for voti wing llo fo e th us #1 in t Lunch, categories: Bes Catering, Deli, Desserts, Ice Cream & Cup of Coffee

Hand-crafted ice cream and gelato in the perfect neighborhood gathering place Also serving... • Specialty coffee, espresso and other seasonal drinks • Shakes, malts, sundaes

Come in and enjoy our... • Free WiFi • Cozy Fireplace • Community room

Cliff Lak e Rd

Best Allergist Dr. Orecchia - Family Allergy and Asthma Specialists

• Fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, salads, wraps, soup, panini sandwiches • Italian sipping chocolate

• Family friendly games • Art exhibits of local artists

Hours: M-Th 10am-10pm F-Sa 10am-11pm Su 1pm-9pm

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1965 Cliff Lake Road • Eagan, MN 55122 651.454.RING (7464) • www.ringmountain.com


10 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

Eagan

In the Community, With the Community, For the Community

Best Church Choir/

Best Consignment Store Turnstyle

Eagan

Music Program Easter Lutheran Church

Best Dry Cleaners Thomas Lake Cleaners

Best Church Youth Group Easter Lutheran Church

Best Eyewear Yankee Eye Clinic Best Jewelry Store Jay F Jeweler

Best Pastor/Church Jeff Marian Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

RELIGION

Best Place of Worship Easter Lutheran Church

Best Men's Clothing Store T.J. Maxx - Eagan

STYLE & FASHION

Best Vacation Bible School Peace Church

Best Boutique Indulge Boutique

Best Specialty Clothing Store T.J. Maxx - Eagan

Best Children's Clothing Store Once Upon A Child

Best Women's Clothing Store Maurice's

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Competitive auto insurance rates.

Home Office – Madison, WI 53783

Best Shopping Center Burnsville Center

Best Baby/Infant Store T.J. Maxx - Eagan

“Thank You Eagan For Voting My Agency #1!”

American Family Mutual Insurance Company and its Subsidiaries American Company AmericanFamily FamilyInsurance Mutual Insurance

Best Shoe Store Schuler Shoes

Mary Lynn Fabro Agency, Inc. 1895 Plaza Drive, Suite 120 Eagan, MN 55122-4601 mfabro@amfam.com (651) 456-5337 Bus 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon - Fri

(952) 435-8661 14300 Nicollet Court, Burnsville

Thank You Eagan Sun Current Readers for Voting Me as Your Best Lawyer! Bob Schway


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12 Sun Readers Choice Awards – Thursday, January 27, 2011 – www.MinnLocal.com

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