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Un Mundo Nuevo Celebrates 6th Anniversary

Un Mundo Nuevo Celebrates 6th Anniversary

This past Saturday was supposed to be a celebration in Kelley Park for the staff, students and parents of UN MUNDO NUEVO CHILDRENS ACADEMY, however the rain moved the celebration indoors. It is their 6th Anniversary since opening in Apple Valley in 2015 and are so successful that they are adding a second location on Hwy […]

Fun Story Time for Children by Chamber Member

Fun Story Time for Children by Chamber Member

We found it very noble of Travel Leaders owner Sara Butruff (pictured above) having STORYTIME WITH SARA throughout the pandemic. Sara records it and posts it on her business Facebook Page. Since people had difficulty traveling, Sara wanted to have the children travel through stories. She did less this summer as families traveled but is reading the stories […]

Former Hanson Pipe Concrete Being Removed

Former Hanson Pipe Concrete Being Removed

A few weeks ago, we showed you photos of the deep concrete layers being removed from the former Hanson Pipe Factory across the street from Uponor, Abdallah Candies and just behind the new Menard’s. These piles are quite large and the open pit is quite deep. Hanson Pipe is a worldwide company and closed the Apple Valley […]

Why Are They Digging Over by Uponor?

Why Are They Digging Over by Uponor?

Just north of the new Menard’s and east of Uponor, heavy equipment has dug a very deep hole and huge soil and concrete piles. What actually is happening is that while Menard’s purchased about 50 acres, the remaining 10 acres was acquired by Scannell company (out of Indianapolis) who works closely with Menard’s throughout the country. The […]

Former Mayor of Apple Valley Sworn in as Dakota County Commissioner

Former Mayor of Apple Valley Sworn in as Dakota County Commissioner

The ceremony with the County Judge swearing in former Mayor Mary Hamann-Roland took place in Hastings last week. The delay was due to COVID, though Mary was actually a County Commissioner with her oath of office on December 21st. This one was before the entire Commission. Chamber President Ed Kearney and Past Chamber Chair Karen Kirkman joined […]

FIRST LOOK INSIDE MISFITS COLLECTIVE

FIRST LOOK INSIDE MISFITS COLLECTIVE

Misfits Collective had a private opening late last week which we attended but the owner and us agreed to wait to show the inside. They are having private practice training currently each night. Their private groups each night for training purposes only demonstrates how serious and dedicated the owners are to making sure everything from […]