Tuesday, November 20, 2012
CherryBerry continues to blaze a path through the Twin Cities metro area and the rest of the nation, and Rosemount is next.
CherryBerry, a chain of self-serve yogurt bars, is planning to open a new location in a Rosemount stripmall. The chain hopes to open up its fourth south metro yogurt bar in the shopping center close to County Road 42 and Chippendale Ave., which is currently headlined by Cub Foods. The Star Tribune reports that building inspections are already in progress. At present, CherryBerry has 11 locations in the region, but by all accounts, the Oklahoma-based brand has taken Minnesota by storm in 2012. According to a recent article in the Woodbury Bulletin, the franchise is going through a period of rapid expansion, with ambitious plans to open 50 stores in Minnesota in just 18 months. CherryBerry is already in Lakeville, Burnsville, Northfield, …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
In other Dakota County news, a key development of the Heart of the City in Burnsville has succumbed to foreclosure.
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Start a blog Though you might live or work in Apple Valley or Rosemount, chances are you're curious about what's happening in your neighboring communities. Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link. Two Teens Die In Fatal Crash on I-35 A freeway rollover claimed the lives of both Frederick J. Alexander, 16, of Burnsville, and Alesha Roehl, 17, of Northfield. New Strain of Pig Flu Surfaces in Dakota County Health officials are urging caution after two Twin Cities children fell ill with a new strain of the disease after having contact with pigs …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Polar Service Centers has moved its Inver Grove Heights location to Rosemount.
Monday, August 20, 2012
A Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs is slated to open in September.
Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Follow us on Twitter | Blog for us Each year, autumn brings the start of a new school session and cooler weather. This year the change of season also will bring with it a new temptation for the tastebuds of Apple Valley and Rosemount residents. A Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs restaurant is slated to open in the Cobblestone Lake shopping district of Apple Valley by the third week of September, according to franchisee and Hastings resident John O'Tool. It will go into the the shopping center that holds Moon Nails, right next door. The restaurant chain has one other Minnesota location, in Mankato; it serves cold and hot sandwiches, pastas, soups, sides and desserts. O'Tool, who was looking for a …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
In other news around Dakota County, Stream Global Services says it's coming to Eagan rather than Apple Valley.
Though you might live or work in Apple Valley or Rosemount, chances are you're curious about what's happening in your neighboring communities. Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link. Burnsville, Are You Ready for Walmart? A Walmart in Burnsville is slated to open at the end of October. Gymnastics Business Doubles in Size, Plans to Open Swimming Facility Over the last six months, Elite Gymnastics Academy relocated to a new building twice the size of its old location and has unveiled plans to open an adjoining swim club. Burnsville Tech Business Snaps Up Local Competitor RJS Software Systems, which develops…
Monday, August 6, 2012
The global call center company, which employs as many as 30,000 people worldwide, plans to open a call center and headquarters at 3285 Northwoods Cir. in Eagan.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Blog for us After an unsuccessful search for a new location in Apple Valley, Stream Global Services—a global call center company—has its eyes on a property in Eagan, according to Eagan City Administrator Tom Hedges. On Friday, Hedges confirmed that the call-center company, which employs as many as 30,000 workers worldwide, has signed a lease for 3285 Northwoods Cir., in an office complex northeast of the Eagan Promenade. The company, currently based in Massachusetts, plans to relocate its headquarters and open a call center in Eagan. The move could bring as many as 50 headquarters jobs and 400 call center positions to Eagan, according to a memo signed by Stream Global …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
In other south metro news, an alleged drug-deal-gone-bad resulted in an assault and robbery.
Though you might live or work in Apple Valley or Rosemount, chances are you're curious about what's happening in your neighboring communities. Here are some of the stories posted on our neighboring Patch sites last week that could impact, help or be of interest to you. Read each story by clicking on the headline link. 'Top 500' Engineering and Design Firm Opens Satellite Office in Burnsville Apex Companies is a Maryland-based firm with a presence in 24 states. Authorities Identify Body Found in Minnesota River The body of a man found deceased in the Minnesota River on Tuesday in Savage has been identified as Alan Jacob McMullen, authorities said. Ribbon Cutting, Acquisition and Law Suit Top Off Tumultuous Month at Goodrich One of …
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
The nationwide burger chain has targeted locations along County Road 42 for potential new Hardee's restaurants.
When Hardee's announced plans earlier this month to build as many as 59 new locations around the Twin Cities in the next five years, questions remained about where those restaurants would be built. That question appears to have been answered, per the map City Pages posted on its website of planned homes for the burger chain franchises. Two of the targeted spots for new Hardee's restaurants, it appears, are roughly at County Road 42 and Cedar Avenue in Apple Valley and County Road 42 and Highway 3 in Rosemount. Jim Sullivan, head of franchise development with CKE Restaurants, told City Pages the tentative locations—59 in total—have high traffic counts, populations in the 40,000 range, good site visibility and drive-thru access. Michael …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The rebuilt fast food outlet has many upgrades compared to the building that was demolished, including two drive-thru lanes.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Get our newsletter | Blog for us The Rosemount McDonald's that was demolished and has since been rebuilt is slated to open this week. The restaurant should reopen at 5 a.m. Wednesday, according to an article in the Rosemount TownPages. It's located near Pizza Hut and Dairy Queen on the south side of County Road 42 between Chippendale Avenue West and South Robert Trail. The new McDonald's has two drive-thru lanes, digital menu displays and a rebuilt Play Land, the article says. Read more from the Rosemount TownPages.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
A building permit and site plan for a new, 13,000-square-foot auto accessories store is up for Apple Valley City Council approval on Thursday.
Plans are in the works for a new, 13,000-square-foot building for an AutoZone auto parts and accessories store in Apple Valley. The Apple Valley City Council will be asked to approve plans and a building permit at its 7 p.m. Thursday meeting at the Apple Valley Municipal Center. The Apple Valley Planning Commission approved plans at its meeting last week. The building would be located on the east side of Foliage Avenue and south of County Road 42, near Home Depot and Discount Tire, on about 1.75 acres of land, according to a memo to the planning commission. The other 5.47 acres that was initially combined with the AutoZone land to form a 7.22-acre parcel would be used for future development. Existing streets would provide access to the …