Enter your keyword

Apple Slices “The Chamber is There”

News for you!

NEW SHOPS VACANT AND READY TO LEASE

NEW SHOPS VACANT AND READY TO LEASE

Pennock’s new retail center on the corner of 42 & Pennock next to Firestone and in front of Savers is complete. Today they were finishing the landscaping. There is ample parking and there is a drive-up window on the west side. Originally this was Liberty Credit and was looking at becoming a HyVee but they were not approved […]

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NEW DINING & SHOPPING AREA IN APPLE VALLEY

CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NEW DINING & SHOPPING AREA IN APPLE VALLEY

For a few years we have reported that new commercial and housing development is coming to the gravel mine pit at Pilot Knob and 155th St, and construction of this area has finally begun. Many new businesses are being planned to be built in this development including a Lunds, Texas Roadhouse, Copper Pint Restaurant, Starbucks, […]

CDA SEEKING BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN SPECIAL PROGRAM

CDA SEEKING BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN SPECIAL PROGRAM

The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) is currently searching for businesses in Dakota County to participate in the 2021/2022 CEO Business Institute Program Year. Dakota County CDA has committed $30,000 so three Dakota County businesses can participate in the regional program. The program is geared towards fast-growing second stage businesses offering up to 45 […]

NEW DESTINATION RESTAURANT COMING TO APPLE VALLEY

NEW DESTINATION RESTAURANT COMING TO APPLE VALLEY

The owners of Misfit’s Collective in Apple Valley were approved by City Council to establish a second restaurant across the parking lot from them. The former Ruby Tuesday restaurant (pictured above and right), which has been vacant for many years due to lease terms fulfillment by the building owners, will become FARMER & THE FISHMONGER RESTAURANT […]

UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS END SATURDAY

UNEMPLOYMENT CHECKS END SATURDAY

Steve Grove (DEED Commissioner) said that once the extra unemployment checks end this Saturday, it should have some impact on workers returning to the workforce. He also stated that with kids back in school, that also gives more flexible time for people to join the workforce. While right now 205,000 Minnesotans are receiving unemployment benefits, he expects […]

Valley Diner Closes for 2 Weeks for Family Vacation to Egypt

Valley Diner Closes for 2 Weeks for Family Vacation to Egypt

The very successful Valley Diner owned by Tony ElMageed (pictured) spoke with us yesterday at a packed Sunday breakfast, that he will CLOSE FOR 2 WEEKS SO THAT HE CAN BRING HIS FAMILY AND NEWEST CHILD TO EGYPT TO MEET HIS FAMILY. Tony actually used to own the famous Uptown Diner in Uptown Minneapolis before […]

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 […]