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Table of Contents Apple Valley | Rosemount Editor’s Picks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Community Profile Apple Valley. . . . 6 Community Profile Rosemount . . . . . 8 Dakota County Profile . . . . . . . . . . 10 Health Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Area Attractions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12

Map of Apple Valley . . . . . . . . . . 14 Map of Rosemount . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Places to Stay. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Dakota County Parks . . . . . . . . . . 20 City Parks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21

School Districts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Senior Centers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Colleges & Universities . . . . . . . . . 24 Area Churches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26

Index of Advertisers Apple Valley | Rosemount Above All Hardwood Floors . . . . . . 9 Accurate Home Care . . . . . . . . . . 25 American Montessori . . . . . . . . . . 25 Apple Valley Eye Care . . . . . . . . . . 9 APT Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Augustana Regent . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Center for Alternative Healing . . . . 23 Dakota County Library . . . . . . . . . 21 DARTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Green Planet Car Wash . . . . . . .Inside Front Cover Heartbeat Studios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Highview Hills by Walker . . . . . . . 11

Images Everlasting . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Jay F. Jeweler . . . . . . . . . .Back Cover Jeppesen Mechanical Solutions . . . 21 Lakeville Area Arts Center . . . . . . . 25 Leaps & Bounds Childcare Center . . 5 Lily Wellness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Minnesota School of Beauty . . . . . . 5 New Concept Chiropractic . . . . . . . 7 Paideia Academy . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Northern Home Seal & Products . . 11 RE•Bath . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 River City Glass, Inc . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Senior Helpers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

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Editor’s Picks Apple Valley | Rosemount

Apple Valley ranked among nation’s best small cities What makes Apple Valley a great sit-down restaurants in the area. place to live, work and play was reHome to 50 city parks, Apple Valcently spotlighted by Money magaley also offers access to Lebanon Hills zine. Regional Park run by Dakota County, Apple Valley earned the No. 20 along with Johnny Cake Ridge Park spot on the 2010 list of America’s operated jointly by the city and School Best Places to Live, the magazine’s District 196. People can hike, walk, annual ranking of the nation’s most livbike, ski, canoe, camp, play ball and able small cities. much more at these sites. Located 15 minutes south of the In the summer, disc golf is a Mall of America, the city is a signifipopular sport at Alimagnet Park, and cant regional destination for its variety there’s the newly upgraded Apple Valof leisure and commercial offerings. ley Aquatic Center and golf courses to With the Minnesota Zoo in their explore, while the city-owned Valleybackyards, local residents know the wood Golf course turns into a mecca Photo by Rick Orndorf for cross country skiers in the winter. treasure they have close to home. The year-round zoo hosts more than Apple Valley hosts Freedom Days each year Special events, such as Mid-Win2,700 creatures living in natural around the Fourth of July holiday. The event ter Fest and the Freedom Days sumhabitat exhibits, and recently un- includes a wide range of activities for young and mer festival, highlight the city’s many derwent a major upgrade with old including a youth-oriented parade. recreational offerings. the addition of the “Russia’s Grizzly More information about what Cedar Avenue. Coast” exhibit.” Apple Valley has to offer is available There one can find pretty much anything on the websites of Apple Valley city govThe city is a shopping and restaurant magnet for the area, with a major concen- to buy from both independent retailers and ernment (www.cityofapplevalley.org) and tration of shops and eateries at the junction big-box stores. The culinary delights range the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce of County Road 42 and Highway 77/ from fast food to some of the most elegant (www.applevalleychamber.com).

Rosemount maintains small-town feel as it grows Located in southeastern Dakota County, the city of Rosemount boasts an estimated population of 22,000 but by 2030, is projected to grow to have more than 50,000 residents. Driving most of those projections is the development of UMore Park, an ambitious long-range plan to build housing on a 5000-acre property, located between Rosemount and Empire Township. Promoted as a model of a sustainable community, neighborhoods would incorporate business, transit, technology int plans, and demonstrate renewable energy innovations. Established in 1875, Rosemount residents still cherish their city’s small-town feel, and demonstrate exuberance for its Rosemount High School activities, including sports teams and its award-winning Page 4

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Rosemount was a much different town in 1927 when only a small collection of buildings comprised the downtown area. school marching band. City business members and officials are known to welcome new businesses to town, and

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The mixed-use apartment and commercial building Waterford Commons was completed in 2009 in downtown Rosemount. many volunteers stay active working on organizations including the Rosemount Area Arts Council and Rosemount Area Historical Society. One of the city’s biggest

events is its Leprechaun Days, an exciting 10-day familyfriendly community fesival filled with fun events, including a parade, and named in honor of the town’s Irish roots.


       

    

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Community Profile Apple Valley Location: County: Dakota School District: RosemountApple Valley-Eagan Schools U.S. Congressional District: 2nd - U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Lakeville, current term, 20082010; Minnesota Office, 101 W. Burnsville Parkway, Suite 201, Burnsville, MN 55337; phone: (952) 808-1213; tollfree: (888) 808-6644; Web site: kline.house.gov/ Minnesota Legislative District: 37 – Sen. Chris Gerlach, R-Apple Valley, current term: 2006-2010, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., State Office Building Room 129, St. Paul, MN 55155, (651) 296-4120, e-mail: sen.chris.gerlach@senate.mn; 37A – Rep. Tara Mack, R-Apple Valley, current term: 20082010, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., State Office Building Room 321, St. Paul, MN 55155, (651) 296-5506, e-mail: rep.tara.mack@house.mn; 37B – Rep. Phil Sterner, DFLRosemount, current term: 20082010, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., State Office Building Room 523, St. Paul, MN 55155, (651) 296-4306, e-mail: rep. phil.sterner@house.mn Area Code: 952 Zip Code: 55124 Population: Community: 50,004 Major Employers: (Employer, Product/Services, Employees) ISD 196 (Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools), education, 1,418 Target, retail store, 690 Walmart, retail store, 475 Dakota County government, 380 Uponor, plastic products manufacturing, 336 Minnesota Zoo, tourism/education, 300 Apple Valley Health Care Center, nursing care facilities, 290 AVR Inc., construction, sand

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14603 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124 (952) 953-2300; e-mail: parks@ci.apple-valley.mn.us Development: Economic development director: Bruce Nordquist, (952) 953-2576; e-mail: bnordquist@apple-valley.mn.us Chamber of commerce: Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce 14800 Galaxie Ave., Suite 101, Apple Valley, MN 55124, (952) 432-8422; Web site: Photo by Rick Orndorf Memorial Day services in Apple Valley draw crowds of www.applevalleychamber.com; e-mail: participants to the new Veterans Memorial Park. info@applevalleychamber.com Dakota County Regional Dakota Electric, and gravel mining, 270 Apple Valley Ford, automobile 4300 220 St. W., Farmington, Chamber of Commerce: 1121 Town Centre Drive, No. MN 55024 dealer, 216 (651) 463-6212; e-mail: info@ 102, Eagan, MN, 55123; Apple Valley Medical Center, phone: (651) 452-9872; fax: dakotaelectric.com health care, 210 Xcel Energy, 414 Nicollet Mall, (651) 452-8978; Wings Financial, credit union, Web site: www.dcrchamber; Minneapolis, MN 55401,1210 e-mail: info@dcrchamber.com 800-895-4999; e-mail: Property Taxes: inquire@xcelenergy.com Transportation: (fiscal year 2009) Gas Service: CenterPoint EnMinnesota Valley Transit City Tax Rate: 0.371 ergy, (612) 372-4727; Authority: (952) 882-7500, County Tax Rate: .258 Web site: www.mvta.com School Tax Rate: .211 (District www.centerpointenergy.com Apple Valley Transit Station, 196) 15450 Cedar Ave. Government: Misc. Tax Rate: city referendum: Palomino Hills Park-and-Ride, 0.000311, school district refer- City Hall: Apple Valley MuniciPennock Avenue South and pal Center, 7100 W. 147th endum: 0.0021032 Palomino Drive, St., Apple Valley, MN 55124, Total Tax Rate: 0.889 157th Street Station, Pilot Knob (952) 953-2500; Web site: Total Taxable Market Value: Road and 157th Street www.apple-valley.mn.us; $5.1 billion (includes commere-mail: info@apple-valley.mn.us Community Service: cial, residential, other) City Administrator: Tom Lawell, Library: Galaxie Library, Housing: (952) 953-2504; e-mail: info@ 14955 Galaxie Ave, Apple Single-family units: 10,477 apple-valley.mn.us Valley, MN 55124: (952) Multiple-family units: 8,557 Mayor: Mary Hamann-Roland 891-7045 Mobile homes: 502 Council members: John BergPost Office: 7287 153rd St. Number of residential building man; Sharon LaComb; Tom W., Apple Valley, MN 55124: permits: 32 (in 2009) Goodwin; Ruth Grendahl (952) 997-3031 Value of residential building Public Utilities: billing: (952) permits: $13.925 million (in Media: 953-2522; e-mail: utilitybill2009) Thisweek Newspapers, 12190 ing@ci.apple-valley.mn.us County Road 11, Burnsville, service: (952) 953-2400; Utilities: MN 55337; (952) 894-1111; publworks@ci.apple-valley. Water Service: City of Apple e-mail: editor.thisweek@ecm-inc. mn.us Valley, (952) 953-2400; com; Web site: Public Works Director: Todd e-mail: pubworks@ci.applewww.ThisweekLive.com Blomstrom, 6442 140th St. valley.mn.us Sun Current Newspapers, W., Apple Valley, MN 55124, Wastewater Service: Ccalucity 10917 Valley View Road, Eden (952) 953-2400; e-mail: of Apple Valley, (952) 953Prairie, MN 55344; (952) publworks@ci.apple-valley. 2400; 829-0797; e-mail: suninfo@ mn.us e-mail: pubworks@ci-appleacnpapers.com; Web site: Parks and Recreation: Director valley.mn.us www.mnsun.com Randy Johnson, Apple Valley Electrical Service: Community and Senior Center,


                                

        

 

      

    

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Community Profile Rosemount Location: County: Dakota School District: RosemountApple Valley-Eagan Schools U.S. Congressional District: 2nd – U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Lakeville, current term, 20082010; Minnesota Office, 101 W. Burnsville Parkway, Suite 201, Burnsville, MN 55337; phone: (952) 808-1213; tollfree: (888) 808-6644; Web site: kline.house.gov Minnesota Legislative District: 37 – Sen. Chris Gerlach, R-Apple Valley, current term: 2006-2010, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., State Office Building Room 129, St. Paul, MN 55155, (651) 296-4120, e-mail: sen. chris.gerlach@senate.mn; 37B – Rep. Phil Sterner, DFLRosemount, current term: 20082010, 100 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., State Office Building Room 523, St. Paul, MN 55155, (651) 296-4306, e-mail: rep.phil.sterner@house.mn

Development: Economic development director: Kim Lindquist, (651) 322-2020; e-mail: kim.lindquist@ ci.rosemount.mn.us Chamber of commerce: Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce, 1121 Town Centre Drive, No. 102, Eagan, MN, 5512; phone: (651) 452-9872; fax: (651) 452-8978; Web site: www.dcrchamber; e-mail: info@dcrchamber.com Other: Rosemount Business Council Photo by Tad Johnson 3020 145th St. W., In 2008, the city of Rosemount placed a marker on the spot Rosemount 55068, where the city’s first business district was located, where Dodd Don Sinnwell: Road, 145th Street and Chippendale Avenue meet. (651) 322-4400 Mobile homes: 180 Number of residential building permits: 237 units (in 2008) Value of residential building permits: $26.8 million (in 2008)

ci.rosemount.mn.us Mayor: Bill Droste, (651) 423-1944; e-mail: wdroste@ci.rosemount.mn.us Council members: Kurt Bills, (651) 683-6969; e-mail: kurt.bills@ci.rosemount.mn.us Utilities: Mark DeBettignies, (612) Area Code: 651 Water and Wastewater 240-3350 Zip Code: 55068 Service: City of Rosemount, e-mail: mark.debettignies@ (651) 322-2022; ci.rosemount.mn.us Population: e-mail: cindy.dorniden@ Kim Shoe-Corrigan, (651) Community: 22,750 ci.rosemount.mn.us 423-7434 County: 400,000 Electrical Service: Dakota e-mail: kim.shoe-corrigan@ Electric, 4300 220 St. W., ci.rosemount.mn.us Major Employers: Farmington, MN 55024 Jeff Weisensel, (651) (Employer, Product/Services, (651) 463-6212; e-mail: 423-5863 Employees) e-mail: jeff.weisensel@ Flint Hills Resources, petroleum info@dakotaelectric.com Xcel Energy, 414 Nicolci.rosemount.mn.us and coal manufacturing, 850 let Mall, Minneapolis, MN Public Utilities: billing: Dakota County Technical 55401, 1-800-895-4999; (651) 322-2030; College, technical and trade e-mail: inquire@xcelenergy.com service: (651) 322-2022 schools, 377 Public Works Director, City Cannon Equipment, motor ve- Gas Service: Minnesota Energy Resources Company, Engineer Andrew Brotzler, hicle parts manufacturing, 150 1-800-889-9508 e-mail: andy.brotzler@ ci.rosemount.mn.us Property Taxes: Government: Parks and Recreation: City Tax Rate: 0.43358 City Hall: Rosemount City Hall Rosemount Community Center, County Tax Rate: 0.27269 2875 145th St. W., Rose13885 S. Robert Trail, School Tax Rate: 0.2391 mount, MN, 55068, Rosemount, MN 55068 Misc. Tax Rate: 0.04923 (651) 423-6219; Web site: (651) 322-6000 Total Tax Rate: 1.01005 www.ci.rosemount.mn.us Director Dan Schultz; e-mail: City Administrator: Dwight dan.schultz@ci.rosemount. Housing: Johnson, (651) 322-2006; mn.us Single family units: 4,939 e-mail: dwight.johnson@ Multiple family units: 2,312

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Transportation: Minnesota Valley Transit Authority: (952) 882-7500; www.mvta. com, service at Rosemount Community Center, 13885 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068 Community Service: Library: Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068, (651) 480-1200 Post Office: 3020 145th St. W., Rosemount MN 55068 1-800-275-8777 Media: Thisweek Newspapers, 12190 County Road 11, Burnsville, MN 55337; (952) 894-1111; e-mail: editor.thisweek@ ecm-inc.com; Web site: www.ThisweekLive.com Sun Current Newspapers, 10917 Valley View Road, Eden Prairie, MN 55344; (952) 829-0797; e-mail: suninfo@acnpapers.com; Web site: www.mnsun.com Rosemount Town Pages, 312 Oak St., Farmington, MN 55024; (651) 4606606; e-mail: info@rosemounttownpages.com


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Dakota County Profile County: Dakota Population: 392,755 Government: Dakota County Administrator: Brandt Richardson Dakota County Attorney: James Backstrom (Term expires 2010) Dakota County Sheriff: Dave Bellows (Term expires Jan. 2, 2011) Dakota County Commissioners: District 1: Joseph Harris (Term expires 2012) joseph.harris@co.dakota. mn.us 651-438-4427 (Office) 651-437-9299 (Home) District 2: Kathleen Gaylord (Term expires 2010) kathleen.gaylord@co.dakota. mn.us 651-438-4428 (Office) District 3: Thomas Egan (Term expires 2012) thomas.egan@co.dakota. mn.us 651-438-4429 (Office) 651-452-3957 (Home) District 4: Nancy Schouweiler

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Dakota County Heritage Library in Lakeville. (Term expires 2010) nancy.schouweiler@ co.dakota.mn.us 651-438-4430 (Office) 651-455-6440 (Home) District 5: Liz Workman (Term expires 2012) liz.workman@co.dakota. mn.us 651-438-4431 (Office) 952-894-7479 (Home) District 6: Paul Krause (Term expires 2010) paul.krause@co.dakota.

Health Care Apple Valley | Rosemount Apple Valley Apple Valley Medical Center, 14655 Galaxie Ave, Apple Valley, MN, 55124 (952) 432-6161 United Specialty Center At Apple Valley, 14655 Galaxie Av, Apple Valley, MN, 55124, (952) 953-9259 Now Express Care - Now Medical Centers, 15350 Cedar Ave, Apple Valley, MN, 55124, (651) 3046645 Page 10

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Fairview Cedar Ridge Clinic, 15650 Cedar Ave S., Apple Valley, MN 55124, (952) 997-4177 Rosemount Fairview Rosemount Clinic, 15075 Cimarron Ave., Rosemount, MN 55068, (651) 322-8800 Rosemount Family Physicians, 15120 Chippendale Ave. W., Rosemount, MN 55068, (651) 423-4114

mn.us 651-438-4243 (Office) 952-435-7610 (Home) District 7: Willis Branning (Term expires 2012) will.branning@co.dakota. mn.us 651-438-4411 (Office) 612-790-5840 (Home) Community Service: Government Buildings: Western Service Center 14955 Galaxie Ave.

Apple Valley, MN 55124 952-891-7570 County Government Center 1590 Highway 55 Hastings MN 55033-2343 651-438-4313 Northern Service Center 1 Mendota Road W. West St. Paul, MN 55118 651- 554-6600 Libraries: Burnhaven Library 1101 W. County Road 42 Burnsville, MN 55306 952-891-0300 Farmington Library 508 Third St. Farmington, MN 55024 651-438-0250 Galaxie Library 14955 Galaxie Ave. Apple Valley, MN 55124 952-891-7045 Heritage Library 20085 Heritage Dr. Lakeville, MN 55044 952-891-0360 Robert Trail Library 14395 S. Robert Trail Rosemount, MN 55068 651-480-1200 Wescott Library 1340 Wescott Road Eagan, MN 55123 651-450-2900


           

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Area Attractions Dakota County Apple Valley Apple Valley Aquatic Center – The city-run water park features waterslides, a “Lazy River,” four 25-meter lap pool lanes, a sand water play area, locker rooms and food stands. Call (952) 9532399 or visit www.ci.applevalley.mn.us for more information. Minnesota Zoo – The zoo is home to more than 2,700 animals such as Grizzly bears, coyotes, lemurs, leopards, Komodo dragons and various birds species. The zoo also offers various education and conservation programs in addition to its attractions. For more information, call (952) 431-9200 or visit www.mnzoo.com. Great Clips IMAX Theater – Minnesota’s only IMAX theater, it features educational and Hollywood movies and is located at the Minnesota Zoo. For more information, call (952) 431-4629 or visit www.imax.com/minnesota.

Burnsville Burnsville Performing Arts Center — Located at 12600 Nicollet Ave. in the Heart of the City, the center opened in January 2009 and has a 1,000-seat proscenium stage theater and an intimate, 150-seat black box theater. The center also has a 2,000-square-foot art gallery, meeting rooms and a large rehearsal room. There is additional space for banquets, special events and receptions. Presentations at the Burnsville PAC range from classical music to comedy, from jazz to Christian rock, from country to rock and roll. There are dramas, comedies, local arts organizations and national touring artists. The lobby is two stories tall, all glass, with a sweeping view of Nicollet Commons Park, the Minnesota RivPage 12 Apple Valley / Rosemount

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The Burnsville Performing Arts Center hosts national and local events on its stages throughout the year. er valley and the Minneapolis skyline. For more information, go to the center at 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, call (952) 895-4685 or go online at www.burnsvillepac.com. Burnsville Center — This three-level, 1.1 million-squarefoot mall has more than 150 stores, including anchors JCPenney, Macy’s, Sears, and Dick’s Sporting Goods. It’s located on County Road 42 at the intersection of I-35W and I-35E. For more information, call (952) 435-8181 or go online at www.burnsvillecenter.com. Buck Hill — Located at 15400 Buck Hill Road, just west of I-35W, Buck Hill Ski Area offers skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, as well as summer activities such as bicycle racing. Buck Hill has a vertical drop of 309 feet, 11 lifts, 45 acres of skiing area and 13 runs. For more information, go online at www.buckhill. com or call (952) 435-7174. THE GARAGE — THE GARAGE is a youth community center/music venue operated by the city of Burnsville. Located in Burnsville’s Civic Center Park, THE GARAGE focuses on enriching teenagers’ lives by expanding their skills and encouraging them to share their talents, give service, and

be creative. Teens help plan events and run programs. For more information, go online at www.thegarage.net or call (952) 895-4664. Alimagnet Dog Park — The Alimagnet off-leash dog park is in Alimagnet Park, located two blocks north of County Road 42 on County Road 11. It features a seven-acre fenced area, a double-gated entry, a pond, an open grass area, a wood-mulch, half-mile walking path, a wooded area, picnic tables, benches, waste bags and trash containers. An annual permit costs $20 per household and is available through the Burnsville Recreation Department. For more information, go online at www. alimagnetdogpark.org or call (952) 895-4500.

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Dakota Woods Dog Park – A 16-acre, fenced, wooded park for dogs to run and exercise off leash. A pass ($42.85 annually, $5 daily paid at park) is required to use the dog park. To purchase an annual pass, go to Parks Department or mail at Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley, third floor or by phone (952) 891-7000. The park is located in Empire Township, just east of

Rosemount on County Road 46 and south on Blaine Avenue. For more information, go online at www. co.dakota.mn.us under the Leisure & Recreation tab. Master Gardener Education & Research Display Garden – For those looking to get fresh ideas for gardening, see the latest in University of Minnesota flower, fruit, and vegetable varieties, or experience a beautiful, accessible garden, visit the 6-acre garden site south of County Road 42 and east of Highway 3 in Rosemount. The garden is free to the public and open daily. Plentiful free parking is available. To inquire about the garden or arrange for a group tour, contact Barbara Stendahl at (651) 480-7727. The Web site is www.mggarden.umn. edu. Vermillion Highlands – Vermillion Highlands is a 2,822-acre research, recreation and wildlife management area adjacently south of UMore Park. Vermillion Highlands will be maintained as a natural area for public access in perpetuity. Vermillion Highlands offers seasonal recreational activities including opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and cross-country skiing on the Lone Rock Trail loops. For more information, go online at www.umorepark.umn. edu/Vermillion_Highlands. html.

Around the area Dakota County Historical Society – Discover fascinating details about local history at the Dakota County Historical Society Research Library and Museum. Featured on display at the museum are over 25,000 objects, including many historical pictures. Permanent exhibits include “Old Town,” which includes a general store,


          

  

   

       

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at the track: The Sportsmen, the Power Stocks, Legends, the Thunder Cars, the Super Hornets, Figure-8 cars and 2-man Cruisers. Past events have included the Minnesota Late Model Challenge Series, trailer races, Eve of Destruction, and the Dirt Nationals. The speedway also has a bar and restaurant featuring live music, bingo, and post-race parties. Elko Speedway is at 26350 France Avenue, Elko. Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, hours vary during racing season. For more information, visit www.elkospeedway.com or call (952) 461-7223.

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Calendar of Events Dakota County November Lakeville Holiday Lighting Ceremony – The Lakeville Downtown Landowners and Business Association will host the event Tuesday, Nov. 23 at Pioneer Park Plaza at 5:30 p.m. For more information, go online at www.downtownlakeville.com.

December Holiday on Main – Downtown Lakeville, Saturday, Dec. 4, 9 - 2 p.m., Santa, Mrs. Claus, face-painters, live reindeer, dance and musical performances, trolley rides, treats and more. For more information, go online at www. downtownlakeville.com. Village Holidays – Dakota City Heritage Village, Dec. 4-5 and 11-12, from 1 to 8 p.m., draft horse drawn trolley rides, Victorian Santa, cooking and needlecrafts, Christmas pageant, music, and Christmas trees decorated throughout the village $3 for adults (13 years and older), $2 for children (under 13 years old). For more information, go online at www. dakotacity.org. Breakfast with Santa – Holiday crafts and games in the gymnasium Saturday, Dec. 11, 9-11 a.m. at the Rosemount Community Center. Continental style breakfast, pictures with Santa. Register for the event by Dec. 7, $5 per child and per adult, by calling (651) 322-6000 or going online at www. ci.rosemount.mn.us.

February Mid-Winter Fest – Apple Valley’s annual winter celebration offers 50 activities including a medallion hunt, snow softball tournament, face painting, games, a hockey tournament, live music and food. For more information, visit the city’s Parks and Recreation page at www. ci.apple-valley.mn.us. Page 16 Apple Valley / Rosemount

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Rosemount’s annual Leprechaun Days celebration features a parade, festival, square dancing and more.

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Bite of Burnsville — The annual Bite of Burnsville, a fundraiser for the Burnsville Chamber of Commerce, showcases the cuisine of many of the area’s restaurants, along with beverages, entertainment and live and silent auctions. The 2011 Bite will be held March 3 at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center.

April Celebration of Spring – Apple Valley’s annual spring event features music, food and more. For more information, visit www.applevalleyarts.org.

May Ironman Bike Ride — Held annually in Lakeville, the 2011 ride will be held on Sunday, May 1. The Minnesota Ironman Bicycle Ride was established in 1967 and is the longest running century bike ride in Minnesota. With routes of 100, 65 and 30 miles, this single day bike tour has something for every cyclist and marks the unofficial start of the cycling season in the state. For more information, visit www.ironmanbikeride.org/. Taste of Lakeville — The

Taste of Lakeville is the Rotary Club’s major fund raising event for local and international community projects. The annual event will be held at the Lakeville Arts Center, located at 20965 Holyoke Ave., from 5 - 9 p.m. onThursday, May 12. Event-goers get to taste all the food and wine the want, while live music plays in the background. Live and silent auctions are also held. More than 2,000 guests generated more than $75,000 that was used to help families, locally and worldwide, in addition to funding scholarships for Lakeville Students, among other things. Visit www.lakevillerotary. org/taste-of-lakeville.html for more information.

June Eagan Market Fest – Market Fest is a weekly summer event that features local fresh produce, hand-crafted artisan items, live entertainment, activities for all ages and more. The event is typically held from July through mid-September at Central Park, located at the Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway. More information can be found at www.cityofeagan.com. Farmington Dew Days – The city’s annual summer cele-

bration is typically held in mid to late June. The event includes music, food, and entertainment for young and old. For more information, go online at www.dewdays.com. Eagan Art Festival – This two-day juried art show features fine art and original handmade crafts by 100 artists, as well as music, entertainment, a variety of food and art activities for all ages. The festival typically takes place in late June at the Eagan Community Center Festival Grounds, located at 1501 Central Parkway. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.cityofeagan.com. Dancin’ ’n’ Cruisin’ – This classic car show and street dance is the kickoff event to Apple Valley’s annual Freedom Days celebration. Antique cars drive from Apple Valley Ford to Bogart’s. Apple Valley Freedom Days – The city’s largest annual festival runs 10 days and includes a parade, carnival, live music, fireworks and food. The festival also features a car cruise, fishing derby and tennis tournaments. For more information, visit the city’s Parks and Recreation page at www.ci.applevalley.mn.us.

July Lakeville’s Pan-O-Prog — Lakeville’s annual summer festival, Pan-O-Prog, has come to Lakeville the week of the Fourth of July for 42 years. The annual event is a week long celebration that features more than 50 celebrations, events and activities during the week of July 4. Events include the grand parade, classic car parade, fireworks, street dances and more. There is something for all age groups and food for all tastes. For more information, visit www.panoprog. org. Eagan July 4th Funfest – Eagan’s July 4th Funfest cel-


      ebration typically runs July 3-4 and features the Miss Eagan Ambassador pageant, a carnival filled with rides and games, live entertainment, the Fourth of July Parade, and one of the largest fireworks displays in the state. The carnival and fireworks are held at Central Park; the parade begins at the intersection of Yankee Doodle and Blue Cross roads and travels east on Yankee Doodle to the Eagan Community Center. For more information, visit www.eaganfunfest.org. Rosemount Leprechaun Days â&#x20AC;&#x201C; July 22-31. The cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest annual festival includes about 60 events in 10 days, including a 100unit parade, carnival, live music, fireworks, and food mostly centered around Central Park, northeast of the intersection of Highway 3/

Dakota County Fair â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Aug. 8-14. The fair includes a midway with carnival rides, food, exhibits, music, grandstand events, 4-H exhibits and much more. For more information, go online at www. dakotacountyfair.org. Art & All That Jazz â&#x20AC;&#x201D; The Art & All That Jazz Festival is held annually in August at Nicollet Commons Park in Burnsvilleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Heart of the City. It features local and national jazz musicians and an art sale. The 2010 headliner was guitarist Larry Carlton. The 2011 festival is scheduled for Aug. 19 and 20. Southern Cruzers SumSee Events, Page 18

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Calendar of Events Continued Events/From Page 17 mer Spectacular Car and Craft Show, Dakota County Fairgrounds, Farmington. Typically held the last Saturday in August, includes a pancake breakfast. For more information, go online at www.thesummerspectacular.com.

October Haunted Woods Trail – Held in Rosemount’s Central Park the Saturday prior to Halloween, the Haunted Woods Trail is an all-volunteer event that turns the park into a child-friendly Halloween walk to collect candy from area businesses and community groups. For more about the event, go online at www. RosemountEvents.com. Halloween Hodgepodge – Held at the Eagan Community Center prior to Halloween, the event is a familyfriendly evening of games, trick-or-treating, crafting, dancing and more. For more information, visit the Parka and Recreation section at www.cityofeagan.com.

September Burnsville Fire Muster — Over a five-day stretch, Fire Muster features wine tasting, beer tasting, entertainment, fireworks, carnival rides, children’s activities, emergency personnel demonstrations, food and beverages from local restaurants, a community parade, and, of course, the fire truck parade that started it all. Burnsville’s annual community celebration began officially in 1980, evolving from a smaller, neighborhoodbased activity. During the late 1970s, Burnsville resident and fire equipment collector Roger Jackson and some of his friends entertained children each summer by displaying his collection at what was then known as Diamondhead Page 18

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The Dancin’ and Cruisin’ event in Apple Valley during Freedom Days attracts automotive enthusiasts from around the area each July. Mall, capping the day with a short parade of equipment down Nicollet Avenue. The Fire Muster, which is held after Labor Day, celebrated its 30 anniversary in 2009.

Lakeville’s Art Festival — The Lakeville Art Festival is held the third weekend in September in downtown Lakeville on the grounds of the Lakeville Area Arts Center, located at 20965 Holyoke

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The Apple Valley Fire Department hosts its annual Booya fundraiser at the main fire station off County Road 42 and Hayes Road.

Ave. Each year, the festival hosts approximately 60 exhibitors who show and sell their work in many forms and mediums including visual, performing, and literary forms. The event includes a featured artist exhibit, artist demonstrations, Youth Art Tent, performing and literary artists, and food. For more information, visit www.lakevilleartfestival. org/. Lone Oak Days – Held at Eagan’s historic Holz Farm each fall, Lone Oak Days celebrates what life on the farm used to be like. The event features two days of activities, demonstrations, food and entertainment. Visitors can learn how to make a rope, churn butter, and grind corn, milk a virtual cow or take part in pony rides, hay rides or a pie-eating contest. Holz Farm is located at 4665 Manor Drive in Eagan. For more information, call the Eagan Parks and Recreation Department at (651) 675-5500.


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Dakota County Parks open space for a variety of year-round active sports or quiet recreation for company picnics, family reunions or other large and small group gatherings. Lake Byllesby Regional Park is located in Randolph Township near Cannon Falls. The park’s features include: • Lake Byllesby Campground, May to mid-October, for more information prior to campground opening, call (952) 8917000. • Lake Byllesby Beach, daily, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day • Lakeside Picnic Shelter, Lake Byllesby Regional Park Trailhead, summer trails, winter trails

Dakota County offers six parks and three regional trails. For more information, go online at www.co.dakota.mn.us.

Lebanon Hills Regional Park Lebanon Hills Regional Park, providing activities for all ages, is the largest park in the Dakota County park system. Containing almost 2,000 acres, the park offers miles of trails and many lakes for year-round outdoor sports, recreation and environmental education. The Lebanon Hills Visitor Center, located in the eastern section of the park at 860 Cliff Road in Eagan, offers park information, interactive nature displays, courses and programs, and access to the park. Features in the park include: • Lebanon Hills Campground, 12100 Johnny Cake Ridge Road in Apple Valley, open May to mid-October; • Camp Sacajawea Retreat Center, 5121 McAndrews Road in Apple Valley, (952) 891-7000 for campsite availability; • Schulze Lake Beach; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day • Holland Lake Picnic Shelter; Jensen Lake Picnic Shelter; Holland Lake Trailhead; Jensen Lake Trailhead; Schulze Lake Trailhead; Mountain Bike Trailhead; Horse Trailhead; Ski Skate Trailhead; camping; summer equipment rental; summer trails; winter trails.

Miesville Ravine Park Reserve Miesville Ravine Park Reserve is a large nature preserve that provides miles of trails along the picturesque Cannon River Valley. Located at the confluence of Trout Brook and the Cannon River near Miesville, this park offers the feel of scenic southeastern Minnesota. Park features include: Cannon Picnic Shelter, Trout Brook Picnic Shelter, Miesville Ravine Park Reserve Trailhead, summer trails, winter trails

Spring Lake Park Reserve Spring Lake Park Reserve, 8395 127th St. E. in Hastings, is a scenic park that overlooks the Mississippi River. Spring Lake Park Reserve’s features include: • Schaar’s Bluff, Schaar’s Bluff Gathering Center (Hours: Sept. 8 - Oct. 31: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Nov. 1 - March 31: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.), • Model Airfield, April - November, flying hours: 8 a.m. to sunset, park hours: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., individual adult season

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Big Rivers Regional Trail Big Rivers Regional Trail, for bicycle and pedestrian use, was fully reopened July 23 with construction of a new storm water drainage system near the interchange of Interstate 35E and Highway 13 in Mendota Heights. Located along the northern edge of Dakota County from Eagan to Lilydale, the Big Rivers Regional Trail is a scenic 4 1/2-mile paved trail that overlooks the confluence of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers. The trail also links to the 72-mile Mississippi National River and Recreation Area hundreds of miles of trails throughout the greater Twin Cities area historic landmarks Thompson County Park Thompson County Park, 360 Butler Av- including Fort Snelling, Pike Island, and, enue E. in West St Paul, is a charming 57- one of Minnesota’s oldest settlements, the acre park they provides a quiet get-a-way City of Mendota in the midst of the West St. Paul. Mississippi River Regional The park features a large picnic area that overlooks Thompson Lake and miles of Trail wooded trails that connect to the North UrThe Mississippi River Regional Trail will ban Regional Trail – a trail system that links extend over 19 miles along the MississipThompson County Park to Kaposia Park in pi River - from South St. Paul to Hastings South St. Paul and to the Mississippi River - providing scenic views of the river and Regional Trail. connections to local parks and trails. The The park’s Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen first phase of construction will extend from Lane in West St. Paul, a four-season event the existing South St. Paul Riverfront Trail center, hosts weddings, reunions and ban- into northern Inver Grove Heights. Three quets. and much more. Call (952) 891- additional construction phases have been 7000 for reservations. awarded federal TEA-21 funding. The parks also features the North Picnic Shelter, Thompson County Park Trailhead, North Urban Regional Trail summer trails, and winter trails The North Urban Regional Trail is an east-west corridor that connects Lilydale, Lake Byllesby Regional Mendota Heights, West St. Paul, and South St. Paul. The trail is in place between Park Lake Byllesby Regional Park, 8150 Robert Street and the Mississippi River in 320th St. E. in Cannon Falls, is nestled South St. Paul. Future construction projects in the scenic Cannon River Valley on Lake will link Valley Park in Mendota Heights Byllesby Reservoir, the largest lake in south- to the area near Dodge Nature Center in ern Dakota County. This park offers vast West St. Paul.

pass: $42.85 ($40 plus $2.85 tax), individual youth season pass (ages 17 and under) no permit required. • Archery Trail, Archery Picnic Shelter, East Picnic Shelter, West Picnic Shelter, Schaar’s Bluff Trailhead, garden plots, summer trails, winter trails • Lower Spring Lake Park Reserve, 13690 Pine Bend Trail in Rosemount; • Camp Spring Lake Retreat Center, 13690 Pine Bend Trail in Rosemount, call (952) 891-7000 for campsite availability


City Parks Apple Valley | Rosemount Apple Valley

The city of Apple Valley has 50 parks ranging from neighborhood parks with playground equipment to the 25acre complex at Hayes Field and Community Center that features baseball fields and a sports arena. In addition to Hayes Field at 14601 Hayes Road, the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parks system features a 42acre athletic complex at Johnny Cake Ridge Park East and a 125-acre complex at Johnny Cake Ridge Park West, both of which are on Johnny Cake Ridge Road and 140th Street. Alimagnet Park on Ridgeview Drive and Walnut Lane includes unpaved trails through the woods, outdoor volleyball courts, picnic shelters, a canoe launch and disc golf. For more information about Apple Valleyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s parks, go online at www.ci.apple-valley. mn.us/parks/facilities/main. html or call (952) 953-2300.

Rosemount The city of Rosemount has 24 parks ranging from neighborhood parks with playground equipment and open air shelters to the baseball/ softball/soccer fields complex at the 49-acre Erickson Park north of Rosemount City Hall at 14115 Brazil Ave. Along with Erickson Park, the system is highlighted by the winding and hilly unpaved trails of the 44-acre Carrolls Woods Park, which neighbors

Schwarz Park Pond behind Rosemount High School. Schwarz Park also has a skateboard park north of the Community Center and National Guard Armory, which is the site of the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s ice arena, an auditorium, banquet and meeting rooms and the Parks and Recreation Department. Baseball/softball and other open fields can be found primarily at Jaycee, 15425 Shannon Parkway; Bloomfield, 14225 Bloomfield Path, and Shannon, 13260 Shannon Parkway; parks. Brockway Park, 13669 Bronze Parkway, has a new disc golf course. Claret, 15130 Claret Ave.; Charlieâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, 3155 144th St. W,; and Bloomfield parks have tennis courts. Recently, Roseount partnered with Dakota County Technical College to build a soccer complex with three fullsized adult soccer fields that can be subdivided into six youth soccer fields at the college campus. The privately-owned Irish Sports Dome is one of the finest practice facilities in the midwest. The 450-foot by 210-foot dome is used for indoor sports practices, including soccer and baseball, and features 6 batting cages and is surfaced with field turf. For more information about all of the parks, go online at www.ci.rosemount.mn.us or call (651) 322-6000.



  

   

         

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School Districts Apple Valley | Rosemount Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District 196 District 196 serves approximately 28,000 students in early childhood programs through 12th grade and is Minnesota’s fourth largest school district. The 110-square-mile district boundary includes all or part of seven cities – Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville – and rural Empire and Vermillion townships. District 196 has 18 elementary schools (grades K-5), including three elementary magnet schools that focus on arts and science, international studies, and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies at the Minnesota Zoo for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center alternative high school

for those more successful in a non-traditional setting; a K-12 special education school for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities (Dakota Ridge), and a special education school serving young adults ages 18-21 (Transition Plus and Pathway). District Office, 3455 153rd St. W., Rosemount, MN 55068; Phone: (651) 423-7700; Web site: www. district196.org.

Paideia Academy Paideia Academy is a K-8 charter public school serving the southern suburbs. As a public school, there is no tuition and enrollment is open to all. The mission of Paideia Academy is to challenge and inspire learners by providing a rigorous, content-rich, classical education incorporating languages, music, and the arts while nurturing positive character development. For more information visit www.paideiaacademy.org or call (952) 953-6200.

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Apple Valley and Eastview high schools athletic teams play fall, winter and spring sports. To find out more about the school’s athletic schedule, go online at www.district196.org.

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Rosemount High School students perform in the school’s annual On Stage production, which combines the talents of the vocal, dance, theater and music departments. Page 22

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Paideia Academy is a public charter school serving the communities of the south metro.


Senior Centers Apple Valley | Rosemount Hayes Community and Senior Center, 14603 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124; (952) 953-2300; e-mail: parks@ ci.apple-valley.mn.us; Web site: www.ci.apple-valley. us/Parks/Programs_and _Activities/Seniors/main. html Burnsville Senior Center at Diamondhead Education Center, 296 W. Burnsville Pkwy., Burnsville, MN; (952) 707-4120; Web site www.communityed191.org then click on Burnsville Senior Center Farmington Community Senior Center, 325 Oak Street, Farmington, MN 55024; (651) 463-4828, Web site: www. ci.farmington.mn.us/P&R_ seniors.htm Eagan Senior Center, Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Pkwy., Eagan, MN 55121; (651) 675-5500; Web site www. ci.eagan.mn.us go to Parks and Recreation and 55 Plus and Seniors Hastings Area Senior Center, Westview Center,

213 Ramsey St., Hastings, MN 55033; (651) 4380750 Inver Grove Heights Seniors, Veterans Memorial and the Grove Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave., Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077; (651) 4502469 Lakeville Senior Center, 20732 Holt Ave., Lakeville, MN 55044; (952) 9854622; Web site: www. ci.lakeville.mn.us/ go to Parks and Recreation and Seniors Rosemount Area Seniors Do Drop Inn, Rosemount Community Center, 13855 South Robert Trail, Rosemount, MN 55068; (651) 322-6000; Web site http://ci.rosemount.mn.us go to Parks and Recreation and Seniors Senior Adult Services, ISD 196 Community Education, 14011 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124; (952) 423-7663 Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, MN 55118; (651) 552-4150

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Colleges & Universities Apple Valley | Rosemount Following is a listing of Dakota County’s institutions of higher learning in the cities of Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Lakeville and Rosemount. For more information, contact the schools.

Dakota County Technical College Address: 1300 145th St. E., Rosemount Phone: (651) 423-8301 or toll-free (877) 937-3282 Web site: www.dctc.mnscu.edu The member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System aims to provide collegiate-level education for employment that will empower individuals to enhance their opportunities for career advancement and success in a global economy. The college includes the following academic departments: • Business and Information Systems • Business and Management • Design • Health and Human Services • Technical Careers • Transportation • General Education • Continuing Education and Training (Noncredit, short-term)

class sizes, talented team of instructors, career placement counseling, and financial assistance to those who qualify. Areas of study are Cosmetology, Nail Technology, Cosmetology Refresher, Manicurist Refresher, Esthetician Refresher, Cosmetology Reactivation, Manicurist Reactivation, and Esthetician Reactivation.

Partners in Higher Education

Partners in Higher Education campus in Apple Valley features three colleges at one location. It offers a variety of programs that allow working adults to earn their degree fast on a seamless track. Admissions and financial aid representatives can help with career or life goals. Faculty members are available to discuss academic options, including two-year, four-year and graduate degrees. Partners in Higher Education programs include: Dakota County Technical College • Business • Business Entrepreneur • Certified Manager • Industrial Distribution • Management for Technical Professionals • Marketing • Meeting and Event Management Minnesota School of Beauty • Real Estate/Property Management Address: 20186 Heritage Drive, Lakeville. • Supervisory Management Phone: Admissions (952) 469-9825, main • Travel and Tourism (952) 469-4545 Inver Hills Community College Web site: www.mnschoolofbeauty.com • ASAP (Adult Success through Accelerated Minnesota School of Beauty provides small

Programs) courses that apply to the: Associate in Science, Business; Associate in Science, Individualized Professional Studies; Associate in Arts • Personalized educational planning • Accelerated 8-week classes • Credit for prior learning • Center for Professional and Workforce Development • Network Technology and Security • IP Telephony • Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing • Microsoft training classes • Emergency Medical Services • Medical Office • Supervision and Management Saint Mary’s University Bachelor of Science Completion Programs • Business • Human Resource Management • Human Services • Marketing • Police Science • Sales & Marketing Master’s degree programs • Education • Literacy Education • Management • Business Administration • Project Management • Teaching and Learning Graduate certificate • Project Management • Specialist degree • Educational Administration (with administrative licensure preparation options) • K-12 Principals.

Area Churches Apple Valley | Rosemount Apple Valley Apple Valley Baptist Church, 952-432-3151, 964 Garden View Drive, Apple Valley MN 55124 Assembly of God Mount Olivet, 14201 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124: (952) 4324332 Colonial Alliance Church, 952-431-6500, 7477 145th St. W., Apple Valley MN 55124 Christ New Testament Church, 952-432-8855, 12925 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley MN 55124 Christian Science Society of Apple Valley, 14515 Glazier Ave., Apple Valley, MN 55124: (952) 432-3325 The Church @the House, 651-

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405-8068, 12925 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley MN 55121 Community of Christ, 952432-1552, 5990 134th St. Court, Apple Valley MN 55124 Grace Lutheran Church, 952432-7273, 7800 150th St. W., Apple Valley MN 55124 Heritage Lutheran Church, 952-431-6225, 13401 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley MN 55124 The HOUSE, 651-405-8068, 12925 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley MN 55124 Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 952-953-4484, Apple Valley MN 55124 Mount Olivet Assembly of God Church, 952-432-5146, 14201 Cedar Ave., Apple Valley

MN 55124 Newsong Community Church, 952-953-0991, 7630 145th St. W., Apple Valley MN 55124 Shepherd of the Valley, (952) 432-6351, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124 Spirit of Joy Christian Church, 952-997-2966, 14029 Hayes Road, Apple Valley MN 55124 South Suburban Evangelical Free Church, 952-431-5466, 12600 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley MN 55124 United Church of Christ, 952953-1254, Apple Valley MN 55124

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Biscayne Ave. W. Rosemount, MN 55068: (651) 423-4402 Dakota Hills Assembly of God, 651-423-4238, 14880 Colorado Ave., Rosemount MN 55068 First Baptist Church of Rosemount, 651-423-2271, 14400 Diamond Path W., Rosemount MN 55068 Faith Lutheran Church (ELCA), 16880 Cedar Ave. S., Rosemount, MN 55068: (952) 4321110 Harvest Christian Fellowship, 6700 160th St. W., Rosemount, MN 55068: (952) 432-9016 Lighthouse Community Church, 3285 144th St. W., Rosemount, MN 55068: (651)

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Churches/From Page 24 423-2566 Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 651-423-2580, 14980 Diamond Path W., Rosemount MN 55068 Newsong Community Church, 651-322-1614, 14555 South Robert Trail, Rosemount MN 55068 Rosemount United Methodist Church, 14770 Canada Ave. W., Rosemount, MN 55068: (651) 423-2475 South Twin Cities Church of Christ, 16120 Cedar Ave. S., Rosemount, MN 55068: (952) 431-7004 Spirit of Truth Church, 1950 W. 136th St., Burnsville, MN 55337: (952) 895-9026 St. Agatha Catholic Church, 651-437-7498, 3700 160TH St. E., Rosemount MN 55068 St. Johnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lutheran Church, 651-423-2149, 14385 Blaine Ave. E., Rosemount MN 55068 St. Joseph Catholic Church, 651-423-4402, 13900 Biscayne Ave W, Rosemount, MN 55068 Valley Christian Church 651431-5858, 17297 Glacier Way, Rosemount, MN 55068 Valley View Church, 651431-6366, 8130 160th St. W., Rosemount MN 55068 Eagan MN 55121 Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church, 4150 Pilot Knob Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 4522114 Cedar Valley Church, 952854-1100, 2024 Rahn Way, Eagan MN 55122 Cedar Ridge Church, 651688-0246, 2024 Rahn Way, Eagan MN 55122 Chapel Hill Baptist Church, 4888 Pilot Knob Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 681-1658 Christ Lutheran Church Lcms, 1930 Diffley Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 454-4091

Church of Christ at Eagan, 651-452-1102, Oak Ridge Elementary School, 4350 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Eagan MN 55121 Crossroads Church, 4100 Lexington Way, Eagan, MN 55123: (651) 454-1652 Eagan Alliance Church, 651452-3695, 700 Diffley Road, Eagan MN 55123 Easter Lutheran Church ELCA, 4200 Pilot Knob Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 452-3680 Faith Church of Glory, 651452-9842, 3588 Kennebec Drive, Eagan MN 55122 Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 3731 Pilot Knob Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 4543510 Living Word Lutheran Church, 651-456-0249, 4300 Nicols Road, Eagan MN 55122 Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 651-454-2344, 3930 Rahn Road, Eagan MN 55122 Oak Hills Church, 651-2891570, 1570 Yankee Doodle Road, Eagan MN 55121 Peace Church, 651-4544542, 2180 Glory Drive, Eagan, MN 55122 Praise Lutheran Church, 651688-8794, 670 Diffley Road, Eagan MN 55123 St. Elizabeth Orthodox Mission, 651-784-3609, 1580 Century Point, Eagan MN 55121 St John Neumann Church, 4030 Pilot Knob Rd., Eagan, MN 55122: (651) 454-2079 St. Thomas Becket Church, 651-683-9808, 4455 South Robert Trail, Eagan MN 55123 Saints Martha & Mary Episcopal Church, 4180 Lexington Ave S., Eagan, MN 55123: (651) 681-0219 Slavic Grace Church, 651895-0484, 4719 Oak Cliff Drive, Eagan MN 55122 Woodcrest Church, 651-6819800, 3440 Federal Drive, # 250, Eagan MN 55122

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Golf Courses Dakota County There are plenty of golf courses in the south metro, where golfers of all experience and proficiency levels can play. Courses range from holes with beginner and casual golfer distances to championship flight designs. On those pleasant spring, summer and fall days, one can find plenty of activity at area golf courses. While this is not a comprehensive look at all area courses, it is a sampler that should provide a good starter kit. Those who are looking to get in a few swings and a little confidence booster can find it at courses such as the Apple Valley Golf Course, Birnamwood in Burnsville or Rich Valley Golf Course in Rosemount. These courses offer nine-hole rounds that provide a neighborhood golf experience. The holes are forgiving, sometimes, with their shorter distances or wide fairways. Because of this, the courses play host to a wide range of golfers from youngsters to seniors and everyone in between. Birnamwood is a nine-hole, par-27 public golf course that is owned and operated by the city of Burnsville. Apple Valley Golf Course, which is privately owned, is a nine-hole executive-length golf course that can help those looking to play target golf. Rich Valley Golf Club is an 18hole executive-length golf course in Rosemount and has an additional nine-hole layout. The course has a few strategically placed trees, water and sand traps. It provides a step up in challenge while still offering the executive length. Another short course is Cleary Lake Golf Course, part of the 1,045-acre Cleary Lake Regional Park, southwest of Burnsville in Scott County. It has a par-3 length, 9-hole golf course and driving range. Among the public diamonds in the rough in the area are Southern Hills Golf Course in Farmington, Valleywood Golf Course in Apple Valley, Parkview Golf Club in Eagan and Emerald Greens Golf Course in Hastings. Southern Hills is an 18-hole, par-71 course measuring longer than 6,300 yards and is billed as

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offering both fun and challenge for golfers of all skill levels. A creek that bisects the course comes into play on many of the holes. The terrain undulates, with the back portion of the course mostly on a raised section that makes for some blind shots. Valleywood is a champion-

Elko New Market opened to the public in August 2002, and touts itself as having greens and turf conditions that compete with the best in the metro area. Designed by golf course architect Kevin Norby, this 18-hole, par 72 layout with multiple tees offers a unique challenge to golfers of all

Golfers experience bent grass fairways, tees and greens, 13 holes with water, 80 bunkers, 20 fountains and large greens. The Wilds Golf Course in Prior Lake, designed by Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish, has 150-foot elevation changes, water in play on nearly half of the holes, and more than 70 strategically placed bunkers. Making the course playable for golfers of all levels, there are four tee boxes to choose from and generously wide fairways. Legends Club in Prior Lake

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ship 18-hole course with ponds, doglegs and a healthy dose of woods. The course requires good management, as the long ball is only sometimes rewarding. Fairway positioning is at a premium at Valleywood. Parkview bills itself as the “First to Open, Last to Close” for two reasons. One is that the course often is the first to open in the spring and the last to close in the fall. The fully-public 18-hole course also earns the title because it is one of the few golf courses in the metro that host “Glow Golf.” The night rounds are played with a special ball that glows in the dark. The course features gentle hills and a wide variety of trees, 18 bunkers, a lake and pond. Emerald Greens is located just outside Rosemount’s eastern border with Hastings. With 36 holes of championship golf, Emerald Greens has flat and undulating sections. It has signature holes scattered throughout the course, such as the pondprotected par-3 and a hole with a postage stamp-shaped green. Golfers looking for the full country club feel need look no further than the south-of-the-river area. Boulder Pointe Golf Club in

skill levels. It has Golfers will find plenty of twists and turns on 185 acres of roll- Legends Club. ing terrain, wooded areas, natural wetlands, and water hazards on features a 30-acre lake, cascad14 different holes. ing creeks, scenic wetlands, deep Crystal Lake Golf Club in ponds and dramatic topography, Lakeville features stately pines, prisLegends is more than a stuntine wetlands and is accentuated ning 18-hole daily-fee golf course; with seven ponds, which create the 7,046-yard, par-72 layout challenging water hazards. provides a haven for native plants This 18-hole, par-71 course and wildlife. has three sets of tees ranging from Brackett’s Crossing Country 4,805 to 6,306 in yardage and Club in Lakeville is built on 180 offers gently rolling hills and natu- acres of rolling hills with shining ral reclaimed Minnesota wetlands ponds and mature trees. This 18to challenge all levels of golfers. hole championship course proWillinger’s Golf Club south of vides enjoyment for golfers of all Elko New Market in Webster has abilities with five sets of tee markdaily-fee golf on 18-holes that tests ers. golfers’ abilities in a scenic, natuHeritage Links Golf Club in ral environment. Lakeville is an 18-hole, par-71 There is plenty of water, expan- championship golf course. The sive bunkers and mature forest. front nine has a links feel to it with The course measures 6,809 yards water and rolling terrain, accordfrom the tournament tees. Four sets ing to its Web site. The back nine of tee boxes per hole enable golf- is more wooded, lined with trees, ers of all levels to enjoy the course. water, bunkers and great elevation The Meadows at Mystic Lake, changes. an 18-hole championship golf The course has 45 bunkers, course, is billed as the Midwest’s and water comes into play on 16 most spectacular golf destination. of 18 holes. Heritage Links has Golf Digest ranked it last year as four different sets of tees, ranging one of the top 10 new courses in from 5,145 to 6,672 yards. the country.


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JOSHUA FEICHTINGER

CHRISTIAN FEICHTINGER

Burnsville ‘07

Burnsville ‘03

Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts ‘10

Bemidji State University ‘08

NOW TWO GENERATIONS OF JEWELERS TO SERVE YOU. We’ve been there. Whether it has been for your engagement, your wedding, your holidays, your special occasions, or even a quick repair we have been there to help with your jewelry needs. And although your life situations may have changed over the years, our never-ending desire to serve you and our community as a personal jeweler has not. Since 1988, Jay F. Jeweler has offered exceptional jewelry and services to trusting customers like you every day. Our sincere dedication to outstanding quality, superior service, unprecedented trust, and exceptional commitment towards your satisfaction continue from our original founding values that are instilled from our family to yours.

Southport Centre in Apple Valley SE corner of County Road 42 & Cedar Avenue Monday by Appointment • Tues. 10-5 Wed. & Thurs. 10-7 • Fri. 10-5 • Sat. 10-3 Visit www.jayfjeweler.com • Call 952-432-9595

IN-STORE DESIGN STUDIO y APPRAISALS y FINE DIAMONDS y EXPERT ADVICE COLORED GEMSTONES y TRUSTED REPAIRS y FREE CLEANING & INSPECTION

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Community Guide for the cities of Apple Valley and Rosemount, Minnesota