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July 12, 2013 | Volume 34 | Number 20
Retracing the 1st Minnesota’s steps
Dakota County residents attend 150th anniversary of Gettysburg battle by Jonathan Young SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
Painful end to adventure A local man’s 2,000-mile quest came to an abrupt halt last month, just 70 miles into his journey. 3A
It was an open field they charged across, headlong into whistling balls of lead that cut men down as they ran. The soldiers of the 1st Minnesota knew the bayonet charge they were making was suicide. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock, who gave the order, knew it, too, but he needed five minutes to
bring reinforcements to plug a critical hole in the Union line. He bought the time with Minnesotans’ lives. “Advance, Colonel, and take those colors,” Hancock ordered Col. William Colvill Jr. of Red Wing, commander of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Although outnumbered
more than five to one by the opposing Alabama regiments, Colvill and his men acted without hesitation. According to tradition, 262 Minnesotans charged. After about 15 minutes fighting, only 47 soldiers returned to answer roll call. The rest were dead or wounded – an 82 percent casualty rate. But reinforcements had arrived, and the Union line was secure. “No soldier, on any field, in this or any other country, ever displayed First Minnesota re-enactors give three cheers, first for grander heroism,” Han- “the great state of Alabama” and second for the original cock later said of the 1st 1st Minnesota and what its men did. The cheers followed a friendly exchange between the two states’ adjutant See BATTLE, 12A generals on the battlefield. (Photo by Jonathan Young)
Red, white and blue for the Fourth
International Festival returns Saturday Event’s ‘godfather’ also has Egypt on his mind by John Gessner
The magic of Wonderland
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Pixie dust is in the air as Eagan Summer Community Theatre presents “Peter Pan” this month. Page 17A
NEWS ECM Food Drive July 15-26 Happiness is a full tummy. The ECM Community Action Council invites local residents to contribute to its annual food drive this month. Frequently, food shelves are in most need during the summer months. Children are not in school during this time to receive the benefits of the breakfast and lunch programs. Their families often rely on what the food shelf has to offer. To ensure this need is met, Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune are accepting nonperishable food items between July 15-26 at its offices at 15322 Galaxie Ave. in Apple Valley. All items will be donated to area food shelves.
Apple Valley’s Fourth of July parade opened with the patriotically attired members of the American Legion Post 1776 color guard. The parade marked the final day of Apple Valley’s weeklong Freedom Days festival, which included a classic car show, family carnival, kids fishing derby and fireworks display. Jessica Leoung and other members of the Apple Valley High School marching band came ready to play at the Freedom Days parade. For more photos from the event, turn to Pages 8A and 9A or visit www.SunThisweek.com. (Photos by Rick Orndorf)
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Bahgat Elsagher has had dueling preoccupations in recent weeks. One is helping to plan S at u rd ay ’s International Festival of Burnsville, which he founded nine years ago. The other Bahgat is the tur- Elsagher moil in his native Egypt, a country Elsagher follows avidly 30 years after leaving for graduate studies and a career in the United States. “I’m following up on this because (Egypt) is my country, of course, and I still have siblings and relatives in Cairo, which is my main concern at this time,” said the 59-year-old Burnsville resident. “But the festival, it has to go on. ... Nothing’s going to stop that. And actually, it will be a good opportunity for our Egyptian display this year to explain what’s going on so the public and the media get to know what’s happening in the country.” Elsagher is known as the “godfather” of the International Festival, which returns July 13 from 3-9 p.m. at Nicollet Commons Park and the adjoining Burnsville Performing See FESTIVAL, 11A
Cancer fight runs through the night Apple Valley Relay For Life to benefit Cancer Society by Andrew Miller SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
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The fight against cancer lasts all night long during the Apple Valley Relay For Life. The 13th annual Apple Valley event July 19-20 will see participants walking and running through the night and into the morning at Quarry Point Park as a benefit for the American Cancer Society. Thirteen teams and about 120 people have already registered for this year’s relay, which gets underway with an opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. A fundraiser and a way to spread encouragement for those who’ve endured
or are currently battling cancer, the relay raises money through team commitment fees and individual donation goals secured from family, friends and businesses. Relay For Life grew from an idea of Dr. Gordon Klatt, who in 1985 ran and walked 24 hours on a track in Tacoma, Wash., traveling 81 miles and raising $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. From there, Relay For Life was born and is now held nationwide. The money Participants greet each other prior to the opening lap of raised helps support American Cancer the 2010 Apple Valley Relay For Life. This year’s relay Society programs in research, education will be held July 19 at Apple Valley’s Quarry Point Park. (File photo) See RELAY, 12A
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Penguin chicks make zoo debut
Local teen revives SES outdoor theater
The Minnesota Zoo’s two penguin chicks made their public debut on July 10. Born March 2 and March 21, the male chicks are part of the 3M Penguins of the African Coast exhibit which opened in 2011. The eldest chick, weighing just under 7 pounds, likes to swim and is comfortable in the water. He has a blue band on his right wing. The youngest chick, weighing around 6 pounds, was a bit skittish of water in the beginning but now enjoys it. He is already trying to “bray” like an adult penguin – sounding like a cross between a gull and a squeaky toy. He has a yellow band on his right wing. African penguins live and nest on the southwest coast of Africa, feeding primarily on anchovies, sardines, herring and pelagic goby. They are endangered in the wild due to oil spills, historical hunting and habitat destruction. (Photo submitted)
Schornak and a group of volunteers, designed and installed a new staircase, As a student at the repaired the aging cement School of Environmen- bleachers, and removed tal Studies in Apple Val- weeds that were takley, Paige Schornak often ing over the seating and passed the school’s around the small overgrown and stage. unused outdoor “I hope one day, amphitheater. SES can host a A theater buff, small talent show the Eagan resident or productions set out to renohere,” said Schorvate the 20-year- Paige nak, who is studyold structure — a Schornak ing theater protask for which duction design at last month she earned a Normandale Community Girl Scout Gold Award, College in Bloomington. scouting’s highest honor. Since the renovation, “Most students didn’t some teachers have used know about it,” said the amphitheater a few Schornak, a 2012 gradu- times for outdoor lecate. “I’m in theater and tures. enjoy the environment, so I figured I might as well Jessica Harper is at jessica. kill two birds with one firstname.lastname@example.org or facebook.com/sunthisweek. stone.” With a $20 budget, by Jessica Harper
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Lakeville man’s adventurous plans meet painful end Nathan Mehlhoff back home, uncertain of future by Laura Adelmann SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
A Lakeville man’s 2,000-mile quest came to an abrupt halt last month, just 70 miles into his journey. An injury forced Nathan Mehlhoff, 22, to abandon his plan to walk from his parent’s Lakeville home on June 17 to San Francisco, Calif. The trip was to take months, but he only made it a few days. Nathan took refuge with a friend in Mankato, where a sore, swollen ankle refused to accept another step, and he wound up calling a cab to the doctor’s office. An X-ray revealed what doctors said was a stress fracture of his lower left tibia bone. “I basically could not walk,” Nathan said. “I was limping around and it was very painful.” Doctors estimated four to six weeks time to heal, a prognosis Nathan said left him “devastated.” The Lakeville High School gradAlthough Lakeville resident Nathan Mehlhoff’s plans uate and English major at Winona were cut short, his efforts still raised awareness and mon- State University had decided to take ey for Feeding America, a hunger relief organization. a break from school to pursue ad(Photo submitted) venture and raise money for Feed-
ing America, a hunger relief charity. He had wanted to see the world, meet people and possibly begin a blogging career by gaining sponsors as he documented his cross-country walk on www.seeingitslowly.com. Doctors briefly revived his hope for the journey by suggesting he may be able to bike to California. Days after his brother Colton Mehlhoff brought Nathan home, he borrowed Colton’s bike to take a five-day test drive through Minnesota and Wisconsin. The six-day, 200-mile trip went great. Nathan’s travels included Cannon Falls, Lake City and Menomonie, Wis. In an email to Sun Thisweek, Nathan described “green landscapes under clear blue skies cut by running water and spotted with small towns,” but when he got home July 3, a herniated disc in his back protested, pressed on his sciatic nerve and created excruciating pain down his leg. “That was the most amount of pain I’ve ever had in my life,” Nathan said. His discomfort was multiplied by a bad cold he said he caught while
camping at a truck stop parking lot. “It was not the most comfortable night,” he said. Although diverted from his plans for a big adventure, Nathan said he did enjoy the smaller travels he was able to complete, noting some of the wonderful people he met along his way. Karen Borresen-Berg of Thrivent Financial recognized him when he was traveling by Jordan, and said the company would match donations he raised, and he wound up generating $450 for Feeding America. “Every dollar they get, they turn into eight meals,” Nathan said, making his efforts worth 3,600 meals. While he is disappointed his plan did not turn out as he had hoped, Nathan said he is grateful for the encouraging emails and pledges of support he received. “I just want to say thank you to everyone for supporting me, and for those who helped me out along the way.” Laura Adelmann is at email@example.com.
Bathtub Races connect community to hungry refugees One Rosemount and Impact Lives race to ship food by Sarah Allen SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
On July 23, three-person teams will race bathtubs on wheels through an obstacle course while water balloons are tossed at them by spectators. Although the Rosemount Leprechaun Days Bathtub Races may seem just like fun and games, the event will raise money for One Rosemount, Feeding Families. The proceeds will help feed Haitian refugees living in the Dominican Republic. Earlier this year, more than 1,400 volunteers from Rosemount packaged 285,120 meals for families in the Dominican Republic through the nonprofit Impact Lives. The food has been packed, yet $26,000 is still needed in order to ship it. The Rev. Bill Goodwin, pastor of Lighthouse Christian Church in Rosemount, is a member of One Rosemount and a leader of the Bathtub Races. “What a wonderful community-wide event,” Goodwin said, “The community can come together and tackle the remainder of funds so that the food we packaged won’t sit in a warehouse. This is a wonderful opportunity for us to finish what we started.” The Feeding Families initiative was sparked by Goodwin’s trip to East Africa in September of last year. Goodwin visited
East Africa to monitor a Lighthouse project, partially sponsored by the 2012 Bathtub Races. During the trip, Goodwin visited a local school. The school proudly displayed their newly improved lunches. Goodwin noticed two pots of food with eager children huddled around it. “Is this the kids’ lunch for today?” Goodwin asked. The teacher corrected him, saying that the two pots fed 100 children every four days. After witnessing such shocking conditions, Goodwin returned to One Rosemount and proposed the group tackle world hunger. One Rosemount took the initiative to Impact Lives. The two groups joined together to reach hungry refugees in the Dominican Republic. One Rosemount hopes that the Bathtub Races and Family Fun Night will raise both money and awareness for the cause. Attendance is anticipated to double this year to 800 people and KARE 11 sportscaster Eric Perkins is expected to cover the event with Perk at Play and the Fan Van. This year’s Family Fun Night includes many family-friendly opportunities to donate. Ticket sales will allow people to purchase such items as hot dogs, water, chips, temporary tattoos,
three throws at the dunk tank or entry to one of the jumper houses. Attendees can expect the fun to begin at 5 p.m., kicking off with the Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s Association presenting a zumba class demonstration. A karate demonstration begins at 6:15 p.m. The Rosemount Fire Department will also swing by with their trucks. A number of local churches plan to help out with tattoos and jumper houses, including Rosemount United Methodist Church, Lighthouse, St. Joseph’s and Community of Hope. Look for a complete list of dunk tank participants in next week’s edition and online at SunThisweek. com. Cub Foods will be providing food for attendees between activities. The bathtub races start at 6:30 p.m. Typically the races have 20 teams, but organizers are expecting more this year. The teams are split into three categories: adult, child and local business. The cost to race is a $50 donation. Winners receive a traveling trophy and will be honored in the Leprechaun Days Parade. Teams wishing to race can still apply at the Lighthouse Church’s website. Viewers are encouraged to buy balloons at $1 for a set of five. Event organizers expect to fill 12,000
A spectator at last year’s Rosemount Leprechaun Days Bathtub Races hurls a water balloon toward one of the participants in the races. This year’s event will raise money for the One Rosemount, Feeding Families effort. (Photo by Rick Orndorf)
balloons for balloonthrowing spectators. Although the races will play a big part in reaching One Rosemount’s goal of $26,000, there is still a long way to go. Organizers expect the races to raise $8,000. Area businesses also plan to support the cause, including Best Buy’s donation of
$1,000. One Rosemount hopes that the races will prompt the community to show their support as well. One Rosemount is still accepting volunteers to help fill balloons either Sunday, July 21, or Monday, July 22. Volunteers can apply online at the Lighthouse Church’s web-
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Deep cuts in food stamps harmful, unwarranted It is painfully obvious that too many elected officials in Washington, D.C., have lost touch with the struggling people of this nation. This was demonstrated recently when House leaders proposed a farm bill that would have cut aid to food stamp (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) recipients by a whopping $20 billion over a 10-year period. The Senate version, supported by Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar, cut a more manageable $4 billion from SNAP during the same period. Although the measure failed in the House, it stands as a stark reminder of how unbalanced thinking can be in Washington when it comes to “solving” the struggles of this nation’s poor. The House may debate the farm bill again before September, but it will likely contain significant cuts to SNAP. That’s bad news for millions of U.S. families who are using the program as a bridge to survival. The farm bill has a great impact on the fate of an estimated 47 million Americans who are receiving food stamps. The $20 billion in cuts identified in the $940 billion House version would have eliminated food support for an estimated 2 million Americans. The lion’s share of the farm bill deals directly with food assistance programs for people who qualify. These are people who have gone
ECM Editorial through the same pains that have ravaged most Americans during the last five years as gas prices have soared, and many of the most common food products have experienced price increases. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8 of the 10 most common food products have experienced price increases in the last five years. For the middle class, the struggles have come in the form of belt tightening, perhaps through the loss of a family vacation, delaying the purchase of a new car, or putting fewer dollars toward retirement. For the nation’s poor, the last five years have been devastating, with fewer opportunities for jobs because of high unemployment, and a month-to-month scramble to pay the rent and avoid hunger pangs. Although it’s easy to keep poverty in the rearview mirror or omitted from our personal environment, the reality is that it affects one in 10 people in our state. There are hundreds of public school teachers throughout Minnesota who routinely send food home with needy kids because they are afraid they won’t eat again until they return to school. While it is true that as a nation we must get spending under control, doing
so at the expense of those who can least afford it, especially at a level proposed by the House, seems reckless. As 4th District U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum said, it may even be considered “immoral, cruel and harmful.” In Minnesota the cuts would have affected an estimated 30,000 people. Currently, one in 10 Minnesotans receives SNAP benefits, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. That is roughly 551,000 Minnesotans. Just within the 12 counties where ECM Publishers operates newspapers, there are 221,700 people receiving SNAP assistance, with an average monthly benefit of about $232 per household. These people are not invisible. They are moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, and thousands of children who rely on adults to keep them fed. Although there is logic behind having the food stamp program attached to the farm bill by creating a partnership between farm interests and urban consumers of food, it may be time to separate the two, so Americans can truly see where congressional leaders stand on these two important issues. The House bill totaled 629 pages. Food stamps and nutrition constituted $750 billion of the $940 billion plan. Opponents will point to the food stamp program as an enabler, allowing freeloaders to slip through without con-
tributing to society. There will always be people who attempt to “work the system,” but the overwhelming majority of recipients take no joy in accepting assistance. In fact, in households with children who receive food stamps, 62 percent had at least one adult in the workforce in the month that they received support. And in the year prior to or the year immediately after a family with children received food stamps, 87 percent had one adult in the workforce. This hardly paints a picture of participants who want to remain on the program without working. Critics also often point to widespread fraud among participants. Ever since EBT cards were implemented to track purchases electronically, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 96 percent of all transactions are accurate. If spending cuts are to be made all Americans may need to bear some burden, but leaders must do better with future nutrition spending proposals in the farm bill and not make a dire situation for our nation’s poor seem even more hopeless. An opinion from the ECM Editorial Board. Sun Thisweek and the Dakota County Tribune are part of ECM Publishers Inc.
State leaders say one thing, do the opposite on taxes by David C. Olson SPECIAL TO SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
Minnesotans, prepare to dig deeper into your pocketbooks following actions of the 2013 Legislature. Companies are being asked to pay a very high premium for the privilege of doing business in Minnesota. Many changes in tax law take effect July 1 and many are retroactive to Jan. 1. These new taxes include individual income tax, corporate taxes, sales taxes, estate and gift taxes, and cigarette taxes. The pyramid effect of these higher, and often hidden, costs is certain to be felt across the state and negatively impact the Minnesota economy and business competitiveness. The Minnesota Chamber of Commerce seeks to lower all of these costs. We support the call for a special session for immediate repeal of the B2B taxes: • Labor service charges for repair and maintenance of business equipment and machines, including farm equipment, effective July 1. • Purchases of telecommunications
David C. Olson equipment by telecommunications providers, effective July 1. • Storage and warehousing services of business-related goods, effective April 1, 2014. Minnesota businesses will pay the 6.875 percent state sales tax, plus any local sales tax, on these services if you hire the work out. The cost especially hits small and midsize businesses that don’t have the in-house expertise. The impact, without a doubt, will take a toll. Affected companies will be placed at an extreme disadvantage with their peers in other states and nations. Consumers will pay the price through higher costs for goods and services; employees will feel the impact through lower wages and lost jobs. B2B taxes are not only misguided fis-
cal policy, but they are at cross-purposes with legislative goals to promote economic growth. Consider these actions taken by the 2013 Legislature: A Job Creation Fund of $24 million was created to encourage industries – including storage and warehouse services and the businesses that use them – to locate in Minnesota. The B2B tax puts this industry at an extreme disadvantage, and without a healthy warehousing industry, Minnesota is less attractive for the businesses that require this service. Purchases of capital equipment will now be exempt from the sales tax rather than forcing companies to apply for tax refunds. That’s good. But now labor costs for repairing and maintaining the equipment are subject to sales tax. The governor’s Broadband Task Force recommended keeping the current exemption, and the Legislature allocated, $500,000 to create a broadband development office to encourage investment of high-tech equipment and capacity in Minnesota. Yet the B2B tax was extended to telecommunications equipment, making it more expensive for providers
to expand the state’s telecommunications infrastructure. The fact is, we did not even need the new tax to solve the budget. The Legislature faced a $627 million short-term problem and solved it by raising $2.3 billion in taxes. There is plenty of opportunity for the governor and lawmakers to correct their misguided actions by focusing on spending reductions. Owners and managers are tired of hearing our leaders promote a “pro-jobs” agenda, then pass “anti-business” legislation. In contrast, neighboring states are knocking on our doors, saying, “We are open for business” and backing it up with their policy decisions. These high and punitive taxes are making it harder and harder for our Minnesota businesses to ignore the welcoming invitations from other states. Let’s do the right thing and repeal these B2B taxes before we lose important businesses and jobs. David Olson is president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce – www.mnchamber.com. Columns reflect the opinion of the author.
Letters Lebanon Hills survey explained To the editor: I can’t idly sit by and let the assertion appearing in a recent letter to the editor of this newspaper suggesting that 60 percent of people polled by Dakota County oppose paved trails in Lebanon Hills go unchallenged. About a year ago, a very unscientific Survey Monkey survey conducted by Dakota County asked people what park uses they would support and one third answered paved trails. This was considered by county staff to be high considering the make up of respondents. The other two thirds didn’t oppose paved trails: They simply had different choices. Based on the findings of this unscientific survey, the writer might want to suggest that if I go out for diner with two friends
and I order a steak but the other two order something else that it means two thirds of us are opposed to steak. Earlier this year a poll was conducted for Dakota County by the National Research Center with a margin of error of 4 percent. When asked what uses they would support in Dakota County Parks such as Lebanon Hills, respondents were given eight specific choices and a ninth choice of “other.” Sixty-six percent selected the choice of “Trail networks for hiking, biking or skiing.” Those who oppose paved trails in Lebanon Hills have an absolute right to their opinion; but they can’t create their own facts.
Job fair slated Monday
To the editor: Last week, we were reminded by the monthly jobs report how tepid economic growth remains. Too many Minnesotans have been out of work for more than several months, wages in many sectors are stagnant, and the unemployment rate is still too high. To help provide new opportunities to put Minnesotans back to work in a highly competitive and uncertain job market, U.S. Rep. John Kline, R-Burnsville, will be hosting a Career and Jobs Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 15, at the Eagan Community Center. The career and jobs fair is free and open to the TOM EGAN public. If you are looking Eagan for a job, I encourage you Dakota County commis- to attend this event and sioner, Third District share the information with anyone you know who is struggling as they navigate
the uncertain economy. Scheduled to attend the jobs fair are more than 60 private-sector employers who currently have job openings in a wide variety of fields including the health care, technology, financial, and retail industries. Employment assistance organizations and a variety of educational institutions are also scheduled to attend. The fair will also include breakout sessions focusing on tips for job seekers, including effective resume writing. The Better Business Bureau and the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs will also be on hand offering workshops to help veterans find employment by translating specific veterans’ skill sets into finding a job. I hope to see many people Monday at the fair.
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Protecting unborn children To the editor: In reference to the June 28 letter titled “Kline votes regularly against women’s rights,” please change the title to “Kline votes regularly for innocent unborn children.” I thank Mr. Kline from the bottom of my heart, and rest assured, he has my vote. Keep up the good work.
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think it proper to use federal funds to abort our babies. He calls it a violation of women’s rights. It strikes me as incongruous that saving the lives of millions of girl babies is in any way anti-feminist.
To the editor: Has there ever been a more absurd or confusing letter to the editor than Ron Glossner’s letter on June 28? His rant against U.S. Rep. John Kline, RBurnsville, borders on being one of the greatest acrimonious bits of phantasmagoria in this century. Mr Glossner’s hyperbolic objection to Kline’s bill, created to prevent pain in the helpless unborn, has become another cause for Mr. Glossner to be offended. Mr. Glossner also takes issue that Kline does not
of Minnesotans motivated by the need for intergenerational justice traveled to Washington, D.C., for the Citizens Climate Lobby International Conference. We heard from Dr. James Hanson who showed us pictures of his grandchildren and said he had returned to speak on human-induced climate change because of concern for them. About 400 concerned citizens from the U.S. and Canada visited over 400 congressional offices to discuss the public health problems and damage to our environment from our use of fossil fuels. According to the Clean Air Task Force, coal plants alone cause 13,000 deaths each year and fossil fuel use costs us $120 billion a year in mostly health-related damages (2009 NAS study). In our visits we found many U.S. representatives and senators acutely aware of the damage being caused by climate change. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan’s legislative director suggested a town hall forum on climate change to further the discussion with his constituents. The South Metro CCL members from U.S. Rep. John Kline’s district (including me) would welcome a community forum that addresses climate change in their district, too. It is time to recommit to justice for all our citizens and for those just learning to walk who will one day ask us: “What did we do to solve the climate crisis?”
To the editor: In a recent column, Joe Nathan spoke about “a memorial to a mistake,” a memorial a few blocks from the nation’s Capitol dedicated to captives in internment camps for Japanese-Americans during World War II. Nathan mentions President Reagan’s admission of the mistake and re-commitment to equal justice in 1988. Nathan observes the memorial and reminds us that stress may be behind similar mistakes, like Guantanamo, where many individuals are incarcerated whose guilt may be VEDA KANITZ questionable. Two weeks ago, a group Lakeville
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Lauren Cook is one of two Apple Valley performers featured in St. Paul-based Circus Juventas’s summer show, “Oz.” Cook, 19, has been with Circus Juventas for 12 years and will be performing aerial feats including the “bungee trapeze” in the production. Thirteen-year-old Lexie Johnson of Apple Valley, a two-year circus veteran, will be performing as a tumbler in “Oz.” More about the show, which runs Aug. 1-18, is at www.circusjuventas.org. (Photo submitted)
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Dinner, motorcycle ride to honor Rosemount soldier who died Ben Kopp Memorial Ride to start, end in Apple Valley Events surrounding the Ben Kopp Memorial Ride will be Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, to honor the U.S. Army Ranger corporal and Rosemount resident who died July 18, 2009, after he was wounded while serving in Afghanistan. The events begin at 6 p.m. Friday, July 12, with a fundraiser dinner at Bogart’s Place, 14917 Garrett Ave., Apple Valley. There will be a guest speaker, silent auction and raffle 7-10 p.m. Jeff Dexter, who has served with the Minnesota National Guard for 14 years, will be the guest speaker. Dexter has been de-
ployed three times – twice to Iraq and once to Afghanistan, according to Memorial Ride’s website. He has served as a chaplain assistant, provided security to a chaplain in a combat zone, been a youth ministry worker for 16 years, been to four continents and 17 countries, climbed two 14,000-foot mountains in Colorado, run 17 full marathons and 28 half marathons. He grew up in St. Paul and resides in the Twin Cities. The 150-mile motorcycle ride will start and end at Bogart’s on Saturday, July 13. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The ride starts at 11
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Area Briefs Apple Valley church holds free carnival Spirit of Life Presbyterian Church, 14401 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley, will host a free community carnival from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 20. The carnival will feature games such as ring toss, bean bag toss and basketball toss as well as a rubber ducky pond, a cake walk, face painting, funky-colored hair-do, a soccer kick and an inflatable bouncer. Refreshments will include popcorn, cookies, Kool-Aid and snow cones. There will also be a drawing for a youth bicycle. In addition, Spirit of Life will conduct its first Kids Camp the week of Aug. 5-9 from 9 a.m. to noon for children age 3 through fifth grade. The theme will be “Paul’s Dangerous Journey to
Share the Truth.” The program will include singing, journeys of discovery and snacks. The cost will be $5 per child. In September, the church will initiate an after-school program on Wednesdays. A variety of activities will be offered for children and youths, followed by a family supper. For information on any of these programs, call 952-423-2212 or visit www.spiritoflifeav.org.
The fair will include breakout sessions focusing on tips for job seekers including effective resume writing. The Better Business Bureau and Minnesota Department of Military Affairs will offer workshops to help veterans find employment by translating specific veterans’ skill sets into finding a job. For more information, visit http://kline.house. gov or e-mail Sally.Bryant@mail.house.gov.
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The American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 1 will host a hot dog and brat fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21, at Von Hanson’s Meats, 1320 Duckwood Drive, Eagan. Hot dogs, brats, pop and chips will be sold.
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Kingsbury installed as Rotary president David Kingsbury, bankruptcy attorney at Kingsbury Law Office in Apple Valley, was installed as the 31st president of the Apple Valley Rotary Club at its annual President’s Dinner held June 26 at the Hayes Senior Center. Kingsbury has been a Rotarian since April 2007 and has held all club leadership positions in preparation for serving as 201314 president. The dinner marked the end of the term for outgoing president Doreen L’Allier, under whose leadership the club won a record seven awards at the annual Rotary District 5950 Conference in April. L’Allier, who works at 360 Communities, received the Certificate of Achievement as president of the club. Guest speaker was Timothy S. Mulcrone of the Chanhassen Rotary Club and spokesperson for Rotary District 5950 Polio Plus.
Twelve Paul Harris recipients were honored at the event. Each contributed $1,000 or more to the Rotary Foundation. Receiving the award were Steve Degenaar, Doreen L’Allier, Eva ChaneyHatcher, Peter Fisher, Terry Merritt, Clint Hooppaw, Tom Lawell, Bruce Nordquist, David Kingsbury, Sharon LaComb, Steve Mattson and Merv Nordstrom. Chartered in 1985, the club recognized three charter members for 28 years of perfect attendance: Chuck Borresen, Craig Fields and Jim Koester. Recognized for 23 years were Merv Nordstrom and for 19 years Joe Sterling (charter member) and Bill Tschohl. Terry Merritt had 14 years perfect attendance and Clint Hooppaw had 9 years. Joe Norland, a charter member and pastpresident, was also present. The new 2013-14 board
of directors and leadership are: David Kingsbury, president; Bruce Nordquist, president elect; Doreen L’Allier, past-president; Eve Chaney-Hatcher, secretary; Peter Theberath, treasurer; Lis McCarty, sergeant-at-arms; Edwin Holmes, club service; Jarilyn Hamlin, vocational service; Tom Lawell, community service; Peter Theberath and Wayne Hilfert, co-directors, international service; Diane Kaer, membership; Lis McCarty and Bill Tschohl, co-directors, public relations; Pat Selchow and Sharon LaComb, fundraising committee; John Dusek, Bill Tschohl and Bruce Folken, Beyond the Yellow Ribbon; Tony Felton, Young Professionals; and Steve Degenaar and Terry Merritt, STRIVE. The club is working with the local Apple Valley Ford/Lincoln dealership to sell raffle tickets for a 2013 Ford Focus. Other
raffle prizes include a gas grill provided by Warners’ Stellian and $500 in cash. Tickets are $20 each at the dealership or from any
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Werner. Dunwoody College of Technology, Minneapolis, spring dean’s list, from Apple Valley – Amelia Blakeley, Dustin Homsey. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, spring graduates, from Apple Valley – Sarah Allen, B.S., communication studies; Roth Munson, M.S.Ed., elementary education; Sa-
mantha Nelson, B.S.W., social work; Utibe-Abasi Udo, B.S., psychology. University of St. Thomas, spring dean’s list, from Apple Valley – Ryan Bohnenstingel, Mallory Burnham, Camille Carlson, Mark Gauger, Taryn Glynn, Alyssa Hiedeman, Brandon Hoshaw, Andrew Johnson, Charles Kieffer, Thomas Knutson, Rachel
Larson, Rachel LaVoie, Benjamin Michels, Kelsey North, Allison Northrop, Alyssa Radichel, Taylor Sabrowski, Colleen Schreier, Rachel Siteman, Madeline Szempruch. University of Minnesota, Crookston, spring dean’s list, Alexa Dohmeier of Apple Valley. University of Minnesota, Crookston, spring
graduate, Edward Michael Hanson of Apple Valley, B.S., accounting. The College of Saint Scholastica, Duluth, spring graduates, from Apple Valley – Brian Emery, B.A., accounting; Joshua Retka, D.P.T., physical therapy; Jenna Stauffer, B.A., psychology.
From left, Apple Valley Rotary outgoing president Doreen L’Allier, newly installed 2013-14 president David Kingsbury, guest Ginger Mulcrone and guest speaker and Rotary District 5950 spokesperson for Polio Plus Timothy Mulcrone. (Photo submitted)
Education College news University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, spring dean’s list, from Apple Valley – Rachel Haugen, Kelsey Lewandowski, Abby Meyer, Courtney Nelson, Rachael Price, Alicia Swanson. Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., spring dean’s list, Rhodreen Roque of
Apple Valley. Bemidji State University, spring dean’s list, from Apple Valley – Kortnee Anderson, Kory Kinney. University of Wisconsin-Stout, chancellor’s award, from Apple Valley – Laura Berenz, Abigail Broderdorf, Steven Chamberland, Molly Gerths, Jillian Lentz, Elaine Linh, Christa Switzer, Erika
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Eagan authorities say a duplex fire at Lemieux Circle may be the result of arson. An investigation of the June 30 fire ruled out all accidental and environmental sources, leading investigators to determine the fire started under suspicious circumstances. The early morning fire consumed a newly-constructed duplex and its intense heat melted vinyl siding on at least three neighboring homes. Both sides of the duplex were unoccupied. No one was injured. Authorities are urging anyone with information about the cause of the fire to call the Eagan Fire Department at 651-675-5900 or the Arson Hotline at 1-800-723-2020 or email at www.mniaai.org. There may be rewards up to $1,000 for information that leads to the identity of the persons responsible.
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The David Gonzalez Band is bringing its rhythm and blues and Latin music to Apple Valley Friday, July 12, as part of the summerlong Music in Kelley Park concert series hosted by the Apple Valley Arts Foundation. Admission is free to the 6-9 p.m. concert in the park located at Founders Lane and West 153rd Street, and vendors will offer festival food along with beer and wine. More information about the concerts is at Facebook.com/ MusicInKelleyPark. (Photo submitted)
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Baseball tourney attracts 90 teams Gopher Classic pool play takes place at several local sites by Mike Shaughnessy SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
The Jim Hanus Gopher Classic, already the largest American Legion baseball tournament in the United States, is growing again. The 90-team tournament – up six from last year – starts Friday with pool play at 15 sites, including four in Dakota County. Fifty-nine teams are from Minnesota, and nine of them are from Dakota County. The tournament has almost doubled in size since 2006, when it had 48 teams. The Gopher Classic’s namesake, Jim Hanus, was a longtime coach of several teams in the Minnetonka/ Excelsior area, including the Excelsior Legion. Barring weather delays, each team will play five games over three days through Sunday, with a playoff phase beginning Monday and concluding with the championship game at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Veterans Field in Minnetonka. Apple Valley is host of a pool at Legion Field that has two-time defend-
ing Gopher Classic champion Coon Rapids, along with Minnesota teams Rosetown and Mankato National, West Fargo, N.D., and Yankton, S.D. On Friday, Apple Valley will play Rosetown at 9 a.m. and Mankato National at 2 p.m. Burnsville, ranked third in last week’s state American Legion poll, will be host of pool play at Alimagnet Park. Others in that pool are Minnesota teams East Grand Forks, Rochester A’s and Shakopee, plus DePere, Wis., and Sioux Falls West of South Dakota. Burnsville opens play Friday against the Rochester A’s at 4:30 p.m. and Sioux Falls West at 7 p.m. Sixth-ranked Lakeville North is a pool-play host, with games split between Lakeville North High School and Frederickson Field in Elko. Champlin, Owatonna and Wayzata play in the Lakeville North pool, along with Kenosha, Wis., and a Canadian team, the Calgary Dinos. Lakeville North plays one game on Friday against Owatonna at 2 p.m. at Elko.
Eagan will face Andover, East Ridge, Detroit Lakes, Papillion (Neb.) North and Brandon Valley, S.D., in pool play at Eagan High School. Eagan has a pool-play doubleheader Friday with games against Papillion North at 4 p.m. and Detroit Lakes at 6:30 p.m. Eastview, ranked eighth in the state, will be part of a pool at Veterans Field in Minnetonka. The Thunder plays two games Friday against Minneapolis Southwest at 11:30 a.m. and DilworthGlyndon-Felton at 2 p.m. Eastview closes pool play against No. 2-ranked Excelsior at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Lakeville South will take part in pool play at Braemar Park in Edina, taking on Ash Port of Green Bay, Wis., in its opener at 9 a.m. Friday. Farmington will have its pool-play games at Bethel University in Arden Hills. The team plays Grand Forks, N.D., at 1 p.m. Friday, followed by Bemidji at 3:30 p.m. Farmington closes pool play with a game against No. 1-ranked Tri-City
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Eastview’s Grant Martinson pitches in an American Legion baseball game against Burnsville on Tuesday. Eastview is one of nine teams from Dakota County that will play in the Gopher Classic beginning Friday. (Photo by Mike Shaughnessy) Red of New Brighton at 1 p.m. Sunday. Rosemount goes to Maple Grove High School for pool play. On Friday, the team faces Hamline Purple of St. Paul at 4:30 p.m. and Maple Grove at 7 p.m.
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Players from Lakeville South (white jerseys) and Apple Valley compete in South of the River League boys basketball Tuesday at Apple Valley High School. The league is one of several ways high school players prepare for the 2013-14 high school season. South of the River League play concludes Tuesday, July 16, at Bloomington Jefferson High School. (Photo by Mike Shaughnessy)
Flugum will be AVHS boys track coach Apple Valley High School stayed in-house for its new boys track and field coach, naming AVHS alumnus and teacher Jeff Flugum to the position this week. Flugum replaces Rod Dirth, who retired from teaching and coaching in June. A graduate of St. Olaf College, Flugum returned
to AVHS in 2011 to teach social studies. He also is the football team’s offensive coordinator and helps direct the school’s fitness center and speed and strength program. Before taking the teaching job at Apple Valley, Flugum was head girls track and field coach and assistant boys track and field coach at South
St. Paul High School. “I am excited for the opportunity to be a head coach in the school from where I graduated. I look forward to working with the student-athletes and tremendous coaches at AVHS,” Flugum said in a statement released by the school.
There’s a good chance ESPN will broadcast an Apple Valley High School boys basketball home game in December. Officials from the network were at the school Monday to evaluate the AVHS gym’s suitability for a broadcast. If it happens, it would be Thursday, Dec. 12, with a tentative starting time of 6 p.m. “If ESPN asks, ‘Can you hold the date open?’ I think the answer is, ‘Well, sure,’ ” said Apple Valley High School athletics/activities director Pete Buesgens. The school should find out in the next few weeks if the game will take place. An opponent has not been named, although Buesgens said it was his impression that it would be a team from outside Minnesota. For several years, ESPN has been broadcasting high school games featuring teams and individuals with a high national profile. Many of these games are aired on ESPN2 or ESPNU. The network’s interest in Apple Valley is obvious – Tyus Jones, who will be a senior this fall, is ranked by ESPN as the No. 3 college recruit in the Class of 2014 and the No. 1 point guard. He helped lead the Eagles to a 31-1 record in 2012-13 and their first state championship in
boys basketball. Jones averaged 23.3 points, five rebounds and almost six assists in three state tournament games in March. He is playing with the Howard Pulley Panthers AAU team this summer. Recently he scored 41 points in a Howard Pulley Pro-Am League game against a team that included University of Minnesota guard Andre Hollins. It’s been speculated that Apple Valley’s opponent could be Whitney Young High School in Chicago, which has ESPN’s No. 1-ranked recruit, center Jahlil Okafor. Jones and Okafor were teammates on a USA Basketball team that won the world Under-17 championship last summer and have struck up a friendship. They have talked about going to the same college, but neither has selected a school yet. Buesgens said he also has heard the speculation about Okafor and Whitney Young High School. “If it happens, it would be a lot of fun,” Buesgens said. There appear to be no roadblocks in the form of Minnesota State High School League rules. Apple Valley has 24 regularseason games scheduled for far for 2013-14, not including the possible Dec. 12 game. The MSHSL maximum is 26. MSHSL rules prohibit Minnesota teams from traveling beyond a “bor-
dering state” (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin) to play a game, but high school teams from other states can come to Minnesota. If the Dec. 12 game takes place, the network is expected to bring in additional lighting for the broadcast, although Buesgens said ESPN officials found the existing lighting at the AVHS gym to be acceptable. The school would have to conduct an advance ticket sale because demand likely would exceed the capacity of the gym, which Buesgens said seats 2,100 comfortably. There are other logistical issues, not the least of which is a girls hockey game between Apple Valley and Lakeville North scheduled the same night at the adjacent Apple Valley Sports Arena. As for moving the basketball game to another location in the Twin Cities, “You can’t play a high school game at a Division I (college) facility, so we couldn’t have it at Williams Arena,” Buesgens said. “And the other college gyms near us don’t have any more seating than we do. “For me, I want the game at Apple Valley High School. I think we have a great facility and I would love to show it off.” Email Mike Shaughnessy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notebook: Two local soccer teams chosen for Super Elite tourney by Mike Shaughnessy SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
Two teams from Dakota County will be involved in one of the kickoff events this weekend for the USA Cup international youth soccer tournament in Blaine. The Dakota Rev Riptide Under-14 girls team and the Eagan Wave Premier Under-16 girls team were invited to the USA Cup Super Elite tournament, which runs Friday through Sunday at the National Sports Center. The main USA Cup tourney starts Tuesday and runs through July 20. The Super Elite tourney has six teams in each of four classes: girls U14, boys U14, girls U16 and boys U16. Teams first had to apply for the event and then be invited by tournament
officials. Dakota Rev Riptide won the Midwest Premier League, allowing just one goal in the process. Other teams in its division at the Super Elite tourney include MapleBrook Rush Premier and Minnesota Thunder Academy 99 as well as teams from Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin. In the girls U16 division, Eagan’s potential opponents include three Minnesota teams – Minnesota Thunder Academy 97 Blue, Tonka United Blue and NSSA Blast. There’s also one team from Wisconsin and one from Sendai, Japan. Schedules for the Super Elite tournament were not finalized when this edition went to press. They will be available at www. usacup.org.
World University Games Eagan native and University of Minnesota diver Sarah McCrady is competing this week in the World University Games in Kazan, Russia. McCrady finished 12th in women’s platform diving preliminaries Monday and was scheduled to compete later this week in 10-meter synchronized diving with Purdue’s Mackenzie Tweardy as her teammate. The World University Games is an international multi-sport event that takes place every two years. Athletes must be at least 17 years old but not older than 28. McCrady, who will be a senior at Minnesota in the fall, has qualified for the NCAA Championships twice. She was
All-America honorable mention in the 2013 NCAA meet after finishing 16th in platform diving. She was fourth in that event at the Big Ten Championships and twice was named the conference’s Diver of the Week.
The week in golf
son won the MGA Amateur in 2008 and Schmitz was the MGA Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012. Former Eagan High School standout Ryan Peterson is defending champion at the Minnesota State Open, scheduled July 19-21 at Edinburgh USA in Brooklyn Park. Ryan Peterson, who later played at Colorado State and has been competing on mini-tours since turning professional, won the 2012 championship at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. Tyler Ekenberg, an Apple Valley High School graduate now playing on the NGA Tour, also will play in the Minnesota State Open.
Minnesota’s premier event for amateur golfers is next week and is followed two days later by its premier event for amateurs and professionals. The 110th Minnesota Golf Association Amateur Championship is Monday through Wednesday at Medina Golf and Country Club. Among those expected to compete are Valleywood Golf Course players Trent Peterson and Sammy Email Mike Shaughnessy at Schmitz, both of whom were mike.shaughnessy@ecm-inc. exempt from qualifying. Peter- com.
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Rosvold first across the line at Freedom Days by Mike Shaughnessy SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
Former Eastview High School runner Erik Rosvold was the men’s winner in the Apple Valley Freedom Days 5-Mile Fun Run on July 4. Rosvold, 20, who now runs cross country and track at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, finished in 27 minutes, 53 seconds. He was 47 seconds ahead of Ricky Hoffman of St. Paul. Sam Ivanecky of Farmington, a Rosemount High School runner, was the only other competitor to finish in less than 30 minutes, taking third in 29:38. Abbey Singleton, 19, of Lakeville won the women’s race in 33:43. Kate Tavakley of Burnsville was sec-
ond in 34:36, two seconds ahead of Eileen Mueller of St. Paul. Alexander Berne, 16, of Rosemount was the winner in the men’s 2-mile race in 10:34, one second ahead of Corbin Godfrey of Webster. Hannah Olson, 15, of Richfield was the women’s 2-mile winner in 12:10. The 5-mile race had 238 finishers, 114 men and 124 women. There were 231 finishers in the 2-mile race, 110 men and 121 women.
5-mile run Men’s top 10 – Rosvold, 20, Apple Valley, 27:53; Hoffman, 24, St. Paul, 28:40; Ivanecky, 16, Farmington, 29:38; Rudy Regalado, 48, Rosemount, 30:45; Robinson Ewald, 18, Burnsville, 31:13; Geiacio Genis, 34, Farmington,
FESTIVAL, from 1A Arts Center. This will be the first year he’s not emceeing the daylong outdoor entertainment lineup on the Nicollet Commons stage (Carlos Lopez of Casa Travel will take over). But Elsagher is overseeing the international exhibits, which will represent 14 countries, races or organizations and be on display in the arts center from 3-6 p.m. Look for him at the Egyptian booth, which will include numerous pieces from his personal minimuseum, which occupies two rooms of the Elsagher family home. “I’m not trying to be a biased person. I’m trying to be fair to everyone,” he said in discussing the uprising in Egypt. But Elsagher firmly supports Mohamed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhoodaligned president who was removed from office by the Egyptian military on July 3, a year after becoming the nation’s first democratically elected leader. “This an elected president,” Elsagher said, insisting that Egyptian democracy needs patience and nurturing to take hold in a region of
31:16; Spencer Castillo, 18, Lakeville, 32:00; Nathan Lanser, 31, Wauwatosa, Wis., 32:22; Thomas Crippes, 14, Burnsville, 32:33; Eric Thompson, 16, Eagan, 32:44. Women’s top 10 – Singleton, 19, Lakeville, 33:43; Tavakley, 38, Burnsville, 34:36; Mueller, 56, St. Paul, 34:38; Jenna Diercks, 22, Lakeville, 35:25; Lucy Leighton, 17, West St. Paul, 35:30; Ashley Reinemann, 14, Lakeville, 37:09; Riley Dahlheimer, 33, Apple Valley, 37:12; Lisa Hoffman, 39, Lakeville, 37:19; Sydney Regalado, 12, Rosemount, 37:24; Lisa Kresky-Griffin, 41, Farmington, 37:26. Men’s age-group winners – 14 and under, Crippes; 1519, Ivanecky; 20-29, Rosvold; 30-39, Genis; 40-49, Regalado; 50-59, Patrick
the world where leaders are hostile to democratic rule. He said a nephew of his, also a Morsi backer, told his family he would protest in the streets at the risk of being killed. “My prediction for the Egyptians is not good,” said Elsagher, a veteran production manager at Seagate Technology in Bloomington. “It’s either going to be a civil war or else the military rulers would lead the country again for many, many years to come. The revolution would die. The democracy would be killed forever. “You can’t just try a president for a year and kick him out and try another one. The next one would probably only last for a month.” The Elsagher family is also in charge of three United States exhibits (native, African-American and “others”). Other countries represented are Germany, France, Korea, Mexico, Sierra Leone, Vietnam and Japan. An exchange-student program, a language learning camp and the Burnsville Historical Society will also have cultural displays. Outside, food booths will include the ever-popular David Fong’s and Mediter-
Wellik, 50, Apple Valley, 33:58; 60-69, Rick Schuldt, 67, Farmington, 37:38; 70 and over, Cal Laske, 80, Burnsville, 49:16. Women’s age-group winners – 14 and under, Reinemann; 15-19, Singleton; 20-29, Diercks; 30-39, Tavakley; 40-49, Kresky-Griffin; 50-59, Mueller; 60-69, Gail Kramer, 69, Burnsville, 54:47.
mount, 11:35; Daniel Sampers, 15, Rosemount, 11:38; Ben Goessling, 30, Minneapolis, 11:42. Women’s top 10 – Olson, 15, Richfield, 12:10; Marica Pacheco, 17, Farmington, 12:28; Lauren Peterson, 12, Farmington, 12:30; Briana Cleveland, 17, Rosemount, 13:04; Renee Burton, 47, Bloomington, 13:06; Rebecca Wilkin, 14, Eagan, 13:10; Tammy Domeier, 45, Minneapolis, 13:50; Erin Krech, 39, Eagan, 14:15; Melinda Adelman, 21, Apple Valley, 14:22; Bree Simon, 38, St. Louis Park, 14:29. Men’s age-group winners – 14 and under, Thomas Wilkin, 13, Eagan, 12:11; 15-19, Berne; 20-29, Mittelsteadt; 30-39, Goessling; 40-49, Schultz; 50-59, Kevin Weiser, 52, Minneapolis,
2-mile run Men’s top 10 – Berne, 16, Rosemount, 10:34; Godfrey, 17, Webster, 10:35; Michael Mittelsteadt, 23, Apple Valley, 10:53; Grant Udelhofen, 16, Apple Valley, 11:10; Ryan Condon, 17, Rosemount, 11:15; Jason Schultz, 44, Lakeville, 11:26; Jonathan Sampers, 20, Rosemount, 11:29; Michael Sampers, 17, Rose-
ranean Cruise Cafe, Elsagher said. The city-sponsored nonprofit event has a board of directors and some new contributing sponsors this year, Elsagher said. The International Festival evolved from a school-based event Elsagher led at Nicollet Junior High in 2004. Attendance grew so large the following year organizers decided to make it a citywide event, which debuted at the Burnsville Fire Muster in 2006 and has been held at Nicollet Commons Park since 2007. Rain forced the festival indoors at the arts center in June 2011. “That’s why we made the decision to move it to July,” said Elsagher, who has also organized an international festival at Seagate Technology for 11 years. “It has less rain than any other month. The second or third Saturday of July will be the date moving forward.” The festival, which has grown to attract more than 4,000 people, showcases Burnsville as a “melting pot,” Elsagher said. “It’s a fun event. There’s food. There’s entertainment. It’s going to be a fun, city-
12:19; 60-69, Brooke Taney, 65, Burnsville, 16:25; 70 and over, Don Dornfeld, 70, St. Paul, 15:07. Women’s age-group winners – 14 and under, Peterson; 15-19, Olson; 20-29, Adelman; 30-39, Krech; 40-49, Burton; 50-59, Virginia Skruppy, 56, Bloomington, 15:11; 60-69, Colleen Pilcher, 61, Burnsville, 17:55; 70 and over, Carolyn Sankey, 82, Bloomington, 20:54. More results from the Freedom Days races can be found at www.mtecresults. com. Email Mike Shaughnessy at email@example.com.
wide event inviting people from all over.” Here’s the entertainment schedule: Salsabrosa (Afro-Cuban orchestra), 3:10-3:55 p.m. CAAM Theatre (Chinese dance), 4-4:20 p.m. Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli (Central American dance), 4:254:55 p.m. School of India (Indian dance) and Standing Stilts (roving stilt walkers), 5-5:10 p.m. Guthrie School of Dance (Scottish Highlands Dance), 5:15-5:35 p.m. The Fleming Fold (Alpine folk-bluegrass band), 5:406:10 p.m. Mariachi Buen Tiempo (mariachi band), 6:15-6:55 p.m. Dance with Lois Donnay (Argentinean tango), 7-7:20 p.m. Caravan Dance and Music (Middle Eastern dance), 7:25-7:50 p.m. Raffle drawing, 8 p.m. Hawaiian Luau (Hawaiian Islands music), 8:10-9 p.m. More information is at www.intlfestburnsville.org.
Foreclosure information session set in Eagan The Dakota County Community Development Agency will host a free foreclosure information session from 6-7 p.m. Monday, July 22, at the CDA’s office located at 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan. The session will include general information about the foreclosure process and possible loss mitigation options presented by certified housing counselors. Preregistration is required by calling 651-675-4555. After registering, visit the CDA’s website at www.dakotacda.org/homeowners. htm to download a foreclosure counseling application and authorization forms. Homeowners need to email, fax or drop off the completed documents at least 24 hours in advance of the July 22 session.
Job Transitions Group meets in Eagan Mike Powers, director of the Minnesota Job Partners and Minnesota Teamsters Bureau, will be the speaker at the July 16 meeting of the Easter Job Transitions Group. The group meets at 7:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Easter Lutheran Church, 4200 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan. Call 651-452-3680 for information.
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BATTLE, from 1A Minnesota. Exactly 150 years after the charge, on the evening of July 2, 2013, a group of Minnesota soldiers, elected officials, history buffs and others stood at the top of the same slope as Colvill and his men. Two Dakota County men were part of the Minnesota delegation marking the Gettysburg battleâ€™s 150th anniversary July 1-3. Robert Hejkal Jr. of Lakeville said walking the battlefield made the history seem more real. â€œHistory has always been one of my things,â€? he said. Hejkal partially credits his interest in history to the fact that his father was in World War II. His grandfather was also in the military. Hejkal continued the family trade with a 41-year career in the Army, and his son was in the 101st Airborne during the Gulf War. Although Hejkal went to Gettysburg in 1992, he didnâ€™t have a guide then. This trip offered him â€œthe opportunity to get the scoop from people who know.â€? Hejkal found out about the trip from Secretary of State Mark Ritchie, cochair of the Minnesota Civil War Commemoration Task Force, who was
Samuel Henderson, of Burnsville, shoots footage in Gettysburg on July 1. (Photo by Jonathan Young) a high school classmate. He and Ritchie both attended their high school reunion in Iowa immediately before the trip to Gettysburg. Samuel Henderson of Burnsville played a dual role in the Minnesota delegation that traveled to Gettysburg. He was a reenactor and videographer. A member of the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry re-enactment group, Henderson left the week before the anniversary to participate in re-enactments near the battlefield June 27-30. But as he donned his uniform, he also picked up a video camera.
Henderson followed the official Minnesota delegation July 1-3, as well. As an intern with the Minnesota Historical Society, it was his task to capture the trip so those who couldnâ€™t travel would still be able to â€œtag along.â€? He hopes to turn the footage into short documentary pieces. Through the pieces he is attempting to do more than simply record events. Heâ€™s trying to answer the question, â€œOne hundred fifty years later, what kind of meaning does this hold for folks from all walks of life?â€? It will take time to go through the footage and
create the documentaries, but Henderson hopes to finish them by the middle of August. They will be posted on mnhs.org. The official state delegation to Gettysburg rededicated the three Minnesota monuments on the battlefield. Minnesotans laid a wreath at the foot of each monument and honored the 1st Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regimentâ€™s role in the conflict. Although it was the only Minnesota regiment to fight at Gettysburg, the unit played a critical role and suffered severe casualties. After seeing action on two of the three days of battle, approximately 70 percent of the 330 Minnesotans who fought were dead or wounded. â€œVisiting the battlefield, where so many Minnesotans lost their lives or were injured, brings home the pivotal role these brave young men played in determining the outcome of the American Civil War and the future of the nation,â€? said Steve Elliott, director and CEO of the Minnesota Historical Society. Members of the Minnesota delegation also placed commemorative Civil War veteran flags at each of the 52 Minnesota graves at the national cemetery.
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lay, Apple Valley Relay For Life is holding a team meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, at Quarry Point Park that is open to registered participants and anyone in the community interested in getting involved. The Apple Valley Relay For Life is seeking donations of time, silent auction items and money from individuals and local businesses. Those who wish to make a donation can contact Adam Johnson, Apple Valley relay co-chair, at email@example.com or 651-398-0687. For more information about the event or to register, visit www.relayforlife. org/applevalleymn.
and advocacy. During the Apple Valley relay, there are music, food, entertainment and other activities throughout the night, and a â€œtent cityâ€? is created in the park where team members rest and regroup between running and walking sessions. Cancer survivors from around the community are invited to take part in the â€œsurvivors lapâ€? that opens the relay, and a candlelight ceremony at dusk pays tribute to those who have been affected by the disease. There will also be a â€œWings of Loveâ€? dove release at the Apple Valley event, in which participants can release a dove in honor of a loved one. Email Andrew Miller at Prior to this yearâ€™s re- firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education Eastview grad awarded scholarship Eastview High School graduate Austin Pickup of Apple Valley has received a Henry Taub scholarship award from ADP. The award honors ADPâ€™s founder and is open to children of ADP associates who are pursuing a college education. Pickup will receive $20,000 in annual financial assistance for tuition and books. He plans to attend Luther College in Decorah, Iowa, in the fall.
One of the largest outdoor Craft Fairs in the Twin Cities Metro Area.
Great family e vent!
Saturday, July 13, 2013 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in historic downtown Anoka â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘ â€˘
More than 130 crafters & artists 100% handcrafted items Huge food court Free pontoon rides (10am-2pm) Free admission, Free parkimg Free live entertainment on 2 stages Enjoy a walk along the river And much more!
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14A July 12, 2013 SUN THISWEEK - Apple Valley
8040 Ensign Road
July 18-19-20 (8-6) Granny's Treasures! China, Silver, Coins, Linens, Crystal.
QN. PILLOWTOP SET
New In Plastic!! $150 MUST SELL!! 763-360-3829 Almost new office tables. Good for students. $50 ea. Pickup only. 952-932-9555
LAKEVILLE 17718 Kingsway Path 7/19 & 20th 8-4p. HH, cloz, sm furn. Books, collectibles RICHFIELD HUGE sale @ 7220 2nd Ave 7/12-13, 8-4! Men's & wom-
Electric Lift Chair, like new! Paid $3,400. Asking $1,800/negot. 763-545-7700
WANTED Old Stereo / Hifi equip.
Upright Piano, gd cond. U pickup. Loc. In Living rm $200 952-898-2609
Snowblowers & Equipment
Ariens Snow Thrower 22 inch, 9.5 Ft-Lbs gross torque, electric start, used twice, must sell, moving. Purchased 11/2011 for $740.00 will sell for $375.00. Call 651-454-9159.
APPLE VALLEY 15404 Drexel Ct. 7/11-13th 9a-5pm. Grill, power/gardtools, auto, & kids toys!
Help Wanted/ Full Time
AAA Cash For Houses Buying Homes Since 1991 612-801-0065
Employee will be cleaning, inspecting and servicen's cloz, toys, furn, HH, etc ing medical equipment, Townhomes document and ship broken for Sale Robbinsdale equipment to required Bob's Sale 3965 Hubbard AV: Townh Deluxe 4 BR, manufacture, computer July 11-12-13 (8-5) Chairs, 3 BA, 2700 s.f. By Owner, skills needed, experience Dressers, Tables & misc. preferred but not neces$314,000 612-518-0608 sary we will train. ROSEMOUNT Please send resumes to Lakeshore Estate Sale! 13552 Brass mwinecke@ Pkwy 7/11-14 9-5p. Antqs. Property cornermedical.com Furn, quilt fabrics/ samples & X'mas.
Dresser w/mirror, 7 drwrs, $150/BO. Walnut desk, 4 West Bloomington 7/18-20 (8-6) Furn., sports, drwrs, $35/BO. 952-220-1156 music, medical, kitchen, aquariums 8040 Ensign Rd
Boats, New & Used
Lake of the Woods Waterfront Acreage
3-6 plus acre lots with 280'-439' of Rainy River frontage each. Lots priced $99,000-$129,000. Log cabin also available. Possible contract for deed. Visit: www.lakeofwoodsland.com For more information call:
14' Lund, 9.5 hp Johnson & trailer. $750 firm. 763-657-1841 after 6pm.
14' Tri Hull fiberglass fishing boat, trailer & 30hp Mariner motor. Exc. cond. 763-566-7463 or 612-845-8928 $1195 or B/O.
Apple Valley/Lakeville border: 3 BR, 1 BA 3 season porch, all remodeled, pets OK. $27,000 Call Dona 612-581-3833
Chrysler 17ft, fiberglass open bow-tri hull, Good Cond. *New price $875 612-825-6283
Sporting Goods & Misc
Burnsville: Rambush Estates
2200 sq ft Manuf. Home One level living. Living rm + Fam rm w/fplc. Whirlpool tub in master bath. $1665/mo.
Metalwood Drivers & Fairway Woods & Golf Bags. $6-$10 ea. 763-390-1500
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theater and arts calendar thezoo. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Mavis Staples, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Books July 21, in the amphitheater Deborah Lysholm, owner at the Minnesota Zoo as part of Heartbeat Studios in Apple of Subway Music in the Zoo. Valley, will sign copies of her Tickets: $56. Information: book, “Dancing to My Heart- www.mnzoo.com/musicinbeat,” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, July thezoo. 14, at Barnes & Noble, 14880 Florence Trail, Apple Valley. Events/festivals International Festival of Concerts Burnsville, 3-9 p.m. SaturMusic in Kelley Park fea- day, July 13, at Nicollet Comturing the David Gonzalez mons Park (12550 Nicollet Band, 6-9 p.m. Friday, July Ave.) and the Burnsville Per12, at Kelley Park, 6855 For- forming Arts Center – rain or tino St., Apple Valley. Free. shine. Information: www.inFood and beverages avail- tlfestburnsville.org. able for purchase. Lakeville Pan-O-Prog, Xavier Rudd with Nahko July 4-14. Information: www. and Medicine for the Peo- panoprog.org. ple, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July Rosemount Leprechaun 12, in the amphitheater at Days, July 19-28. Informathe Minnesota Zoo as part tion: www.rosemountevents. of Subway Music in the Zoo. com/Leprechaun.html. Tickets: $32. Information: www.mnzoo.com/musicin- Exhibits thezoo. “Cultural Perspectives: Dakota Valley Summer Color Our World” runs Pops Orchestra and Cho- through July 20 at the art galrale, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July lery at Burnsville Performing 14, Caponi Art Park’s Theater Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet in the Woods, Eagan. Free ($5 Ave. Sponsored by the Intersuggested donation). Rain national Festival of Burnsville date: July 21 at 7:30 p.m. and the Burnsville Performing Information: www.caponiart- Arts Center. park.org. “Seeing in Watercolor,” The Smorgasboards pol- an exhibit by the Ginnie Adka band, 7 p.m. Sunday, July ams Watercolor Group, runs 14, as part of Sunday Night through Aug. 1 at Lawshe Music in the Park at Nicollet Memorial Museum, 130 Third Commons Park, 12600 Nicol- Ave. N., South St. Paul. Inforlet Ave., Burnsville. Free. mation: 651-552-7548. Willie Nelson and Family, “Lines of New York” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, in photography exhibit by Dean the amphitheater at the Min- Seaton runs throughout July nesota Zoo as part of Subway at Dunn Bros. Coffee, 1012 Music in the Zoo. Tickets: Diffley Road, Eagan. Meet the $87. Information: www.mn- artist 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July zoo.com/musicinthezoo. 20. Seaton’s “My MinnesoSongs of Hope, 7 p.m. ta” exhibit will be on display Wednesday, July 17, as part throughout August. of the Wednesday in the Park Concert Series at Civic Theater Center Park, 75 Civic Center “Peter Pan,” July 12-14, Parkway, Burnsville. Free. July 17-21, July 24-28, July Rain location: Nicollet Junior 31-Aug. 3, Eagan Summer High School. Community Theatre, Eagan Moses Oakland Blues High School auditorium. EnBand, 7 p.m. Thursday, ter lower east lot. Tickets: $15 July 18, in the Central Park for age 13 and older, $10 for Amphitheater, Rosemount. children age 12 and younger. Sponsored by Rosemount Box office open from 4-6 Area Arts Council. Free. p.m., 651-683-6964. Music in Kelley Park “The Music Man,” 7:30 featuring Patty Peterson and p.m. July 26-27, Aug. 2-3 and Friends, 6-9 p.m. Friday, July Aug. 9-10; 2 p.m. July 28, 19, at Kelley Park, 6855 For- Aug. 4 and Aug. 11; Northtino St., Apple Valley. Free. field Arts Guild Theater, 411 Food and beverages avail- Third St., Northfield. Tickets: able for purchase. $15 for adults, $10 for stuDr. John with Sonny Lan- dents and seniors. Informadreth, 7:30 p.m. Friday, July tion: 507-645-8877, www. 19, in the amphitheater at northfieldartsguild.org. the Minnesota Zoo as part of Subway Music in the Zoo. Workshops/classes/other Tickets: $42. Information: MacPhail Center for Muwww.mnzoo.com/musicin- sic offers summer camps for To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: darcy. email@example.com.
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students ages 3-18. Information: www.macphail.org or 612-321-0100. Teen Poetry Jam/Rap Battle, 4-5 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Apple Valley Teen Center, 14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, (952) 953-2385. Ages 12-18. Adult painting open studio, 9 a.m. to noon Fridays at the Eagan Art House, 3981 Lexington Ave. S. Fee is $5 per session. Information: 651-675-5521. Teens Express Yourself with Paint, 5-7 p.m. Mondays at Brushworks School of Art in Burnsville, www. BrushworksSchoolofArt.com, 651-214-4732. Drama/theater classes for ages 4 and up at River Ridge Arts Building, Burnsville, 952-736-3644. Show Biz Kids Theater Class for children with special needs (ASD/DCD programs), In the Company of Kids 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, 952-736-3644. Broadway Kids Dance and Theater Program for all ages and abilities, In the Company of Kids, 13710 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville (Colonial Shopping Center), 952736-3644. Join other 55-plus adults at the Eagan Art House to create beaded jewelry. The Jewelry Club meets on the third Friday of each month from 1-3 p.m. Information: 651-675-5500. Soy candle making classes held weekly in Eagan near 55 and Yankee Doodle. Call Jamie at 651-315-4849 for dates and times. $10 per person. Presented by Making Scents in Minnesota. Country line dance classes held for intermediates Mondays 1:30-4 p.m. at Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St., Farmington, $5/ class. Call Marilyn 651-4637833. Country line dance classes on Wednesdays at the Lakeville Senior Center, 20110 Holyoke Ave. Beginners, 9-10 a.m.; Intermediate, 10 a.m. to noon. $5/class. Call Marilyn 651-463-7833. The Lakeville Area Arts Center offers arts classes for all ages, www.lakevillemn. gov, 952-985-4640. Rosemount History Book Club meets 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Robert Trail Library. Information: John Loch, 952-255-8545 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Vintage Band Festival The Vintage Band Festival will feature more than 30 bands and 100 concerts during its Aug. 1-4 run in Northfield and nearby communities. The festival is free, but donations are encouraged to help with expenses. Visit http:// vintagebandfestival.org for information.
Fun Day at Dakota City Family and Friends Fun Day at Dakota City will include free admission and guided tours for the public Friday, July 12. Costumed guides will lead tours every hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours last 90 minutes and include stops at several buildings where costumed demonstrators will provide information and answer questions. Visitors are encouraged to pack a picnic lunch to eat on the grounds. Tickets cost $5 per person for ages 3 and up and are available in
the Dakota City office in Ahlberg Hall. A treat from the gift shop will be included in the ticket price. Dakota City is located at 4008 220th St. W. on the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington. For information, visit dakotacity.org or call 651460-8050.
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Paragon Odyssey 15 theater in Burnsville is offering $2 children’s movies at 10 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 7. • July 17, “Ice Age Continental Drift” • July 24, “Hotel Transylvania” • July 31, “Journey 2” Chameleon • Aug. 7, “Happy Feet 2” season tickets Proceeds benefit the Season ticket pack- Will Rogers Foundation. ages for the Chameleon Theatre Circle’s 2013-14 Minnesota season are now on sale at the Burnsville Perform- River Arts Fair ing Arts Center box ofThe Minnesota Rivfice. er Arts Fair will be 10 The season will fea- a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday ture “Ruthless! The Mu- and Sunday, July 20-21, sical,” “Wonder of the at The Landing, 2187 World,” “Sweeney Todd: Highway 101 E., ShakoThe Demon Barber of pee. Park fees are waived Fleet Street,” “Simpa- for the weekend and all tico,” “Mom! A New fair events and activiMusical” and “Twelfth ties are free. The familyNight.” friendly event celebrates The ticket package many forms of art inwill include a compli- cluding: visual fine arts, mentary ticket to Cha- music, outdoor painting meleon’s One-Act Show- competitions, children’s case. art activities, costumed A season package is historic interpreters and $90 through July 31 and published author talks. $100 starting Aug. 1. To Information: http://mnorder, call 952-895-4680. riverartsfair.org.
Talented young performers from 18 different countries will be featured at the next Wednesdays in the Park concert in Burnsville. On July 17, the summerlong concert series plays host to Songs of Hope, an international performance camp based in St. Paul that draws children 10 and older from Latin America, Africa, Europe and Asia. All the Wednesdays in the Park concerts are at 7 p.m. at Civic Center Park, 75 Civic Center Parkway (in the event of bad weather, concerts are moved to Diamondhead Education Center). Guests who bring a nonperishable food item for the food shelf will receive a free soda. The series continues July 24 with a performance by Ticket to Brasil, followed July 31 by the Alison Scott Duo. (Photo submitted)
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American Flyer, a Twin Cities-based band specializing in classic rock and country from the 1950s to the present, will play at Pan-O-Prog in Lakeville 2:30-5:30 p.m. and 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13, before and after the parade on the Market Plaza stage. American Flyer plays music by Jerry Lee Lewis, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and a whole lot more. More information is at www. americanflyerband.com. (Photo submitted)
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Thisweekend Magic of â€˜Peter Panâ€™ comes to Eagan stage Show runs July 12 to Aug. 3 at EHS is what will draw people â€“ weâ€™re as close to a professional show as you can get,â€? Schiffman said. â€œAnd I think everybody comes to see Peter fly â€“ itâ€™ll blow their socks off.â€? Young children attending â€œPeter Panâ€? are invited to dress as a pirate or fairy and take part in the â€œPirate/Tinkerbell Paradeâ€? which will be held prior to each performance. And while â€œPeter Panâ€? looks to conjure a sense of wonder in children, the production has something to delight audience members of all ages, according to Cartwright. â€œItâ€™s funny, itâ€™s silly, and I think more than any show Iâ€™ve ever done thereâ€™s something for little kids, for adults and for everybody in between,â€? she said. â€œItâ€™s definitely magical.â€? Tickets are still available for opening weekend (July 12-14) and can be purchased online at www.eagan.k12.mn.us or by calling the box office at 651-683-6964.
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Eagan Summer Community Theatreâ€™s production of â€œPeter Panâ€? seeks to take audiences on a magical journey into Neverland â€“ pixie dust and all. â€œIf youâ€™re sitting in the front eight rows, weâ€™re calling it â€˜the pixie dust splash zone,â€™â€? said Sarah Cartwright of Apple Valley, who plays Peter in the production. â€œYouâ€™ll probably be picking it out of your clothes for weeks.â€? The show, which runs July 12 to Aug. 3 in the Eagan High School auditorium, is directed by Dennis Swanson and features actors drawn from Eagan and the surrounding area. Jim Schiffman, who acted at Apple Valley High School in the 1970s and now works as a video producer for the city of Lakeville, is cast as Captain Hook. Heâ€™ll be joined on stage by his two children â€“ Olivia, 17, who plays a Neverland dancer, and Peter Pan (played by Sarah Cartwright) and Captain Hook (Jim Schiffman) lock 15-year-old Ethan, a â€œpirate in training.â€? swords in the latest production from Eagan Summer Community Theatre. (Photo by Email Andrew Miller â€œI think the quality of the performance Rick Orndorf) email@example.com.
First-time author pays tribute to his hometown in â€˜J-Hawk Nationâ€™ by Andrew Miller SUN THISWEEK DAKOTA COUNTY TRIBUNE
Mark Reinsmoen said he didnâ€™t have to search far for the stories and characters that fill his first novel, â€œJ-Hawk Nation.â€? The farm adventures and small-town drama found on the bookâ€™s pages are drawn from Reinsmoenâ€™s own experiences growing up in the small rural community of Joice, Iowa. â€œI did not go looking for a book to write â€“ it came to me like E.T. came to Elliott,â€? he said. Mark Reinsmoen, a Burnsville resident and retired Echo â€œI wrote it to honor my Park Elementary fourth-grade teacher, saw publication hometown.â€? of his first novel in June. (Photo submitted) Reinsmoen, of Burnsville, recently retired from a teaching career in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District. He spent the last 28 years teaching at Echo Park Elementary in Burnsville. â€œJ-Hawk Nationâ€? is set in the early 1960s in the small town of Jeffers, Iowa â€“ a fictional-
ized version of Joice. Reinsmoen describes the book, which is told through the eyes of a 16-year-old boy, as â€œa portrait of those magical years â€Ś first love, the search for personal identity, questions that needed to be faced about the high school years and what lay ahead.â€? The plot of â€œJ-Hawk Nationâ€? focuses on the triumphs of a high
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Perfectly located between two beautiful lakes, Kingsley and Orchard Lake, adjacent to the Chart House Restaurant in Lakeville. With the perfect blend of location, atmosphere and convenience, Kingsley Shores offers apartment-style living for rent with the choice of total independent living, to assisted living and memory care. Opening in Mid September. Reserve your apartment today, please call Jack Collins or Jacque Mihm at 952-435-8002 or 952-922-9540 or visit our website, www.kingsleyshoresseniorliving.com 16880 Klamath Trail • Lakeville, MN
Published on Jul 11, 2013
Published on Jul 11, 2013
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