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Anthony Owens, Life Scout in Troop 295 of Rosemount, kneels in the butterfly habitat and pollinator garden at The Well that he designed, removed grass, cleared shrubs, planted, mulched, and watered for his Eagle Scout project. During a hot week in June, Owens started working on the garden on…

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Green Ribbon Initiatives, a nonprofit corporation founded in the spring of 2013, is recognizing partnerships between Easter Lutheran Church and various organizations addressing a wide range of community needs. Easter Lutheran assistance is provided through financial contributions, program sp…

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The Farmington Knights of Columbus Council 2400 will host a spaghetti dinner and an evening of bingo Saturday, Feb. 24, beginning at 5:45 p.m. at the Church of St. Michael, 22120 Denmark Ave., Farmington.

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The Eagan Foundation has awarded $16,000 in grants to 28 nonprofit organizations to meet critical needs and improve the quality of life in the community. Funding will support a variety of human services, arts and educational programs that further the foundation’s mission of making Eagan the …

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Parents and caregivers with questions about child development, disabilities and mental health will find a wealth of information and resources at the third annual South of the River Resource and Education Fair. The fair will run 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Dakota County Northern …

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Local Boy Scout Nathaen Watkins of Boy Scout Troop 9708 presented a Flag Box to the Apple Valley American Legion last week. The box is a public service for the proper disposal of torn and tattered, faded and/or worn American flags. The box, which Watkins and other Scouts constructed with don…

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NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) provides support groups to help parents discover resources to meet the challenges of raising a child with mental illness, learn coping skills and develop problem-solving skills. Parent resource groups are facilitated by a parent who has a …

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The Minnesota Valley Christian Women’s Connection will hold its February luncheon 12:30-2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at GrandStay Hotel and Conference Center, 7083 153rd St. W., Apple Valley.

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Gerald Mortenson has been a fitness buff at Lenox Community Center in St. Louis Park for the last five years. He participates in enhanced fitness, Tai chi, and Zumba gold. On his own, he goes to the gym and does Kung Fu and other martial arts.

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Lois Tverberg, nationally known author and Bible scholar, will lead a workshop on “Reading the Bible with Rabbi Jesus” 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley.