Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Wood, who is an avid runner, will go the extra mile to serve your business with great advertising deals.
One of Patch's goals is to make life ridiculously easy for our communities, and that includes businesses. To that end, we introduce Eric Wood, Patch's new Local Ad Manager for Patch's sites in Apple-Valley/Rosemount, Burnsville, Eagan, Lakeville, Northfield, Richfield, and Southwest Minneapolis. Eric comes armed with ridiculously cost-effective advertising deals that should fit most any budget. To introduce you to Eric, we asked him to share some interesting facts about himself: Home: Long time resident of Southwest Minneapolis. Home state: Iowa. He "still bleeds Black and Gold). Career: Close to 10 years in local media and advertising sales. Previously worked the south metro for the Star Tribune and sold advertising for Minnesota …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Fill out our form and we will run a profile on Patch so residents can learn more about you and the business where you work.
If you are an employee of a local small business, Patch wants to learn more about you. We want to know more about the people who work in our town. What's the best advice you've ever received? What are your Pet Peeves? What's your dream vacation? Fill out this "Employee Spotlight" form, upload a photo and we will post a profile about you on Patch. Have fun with it. Use the right scroll bar to see all the questions. Please fill out the form and click the "Submit" button before you upload a photo. Click on the white and green "Upload Photos and Videos" button to the right. You should see a thumbnail of your photo after you upload it. Include your name in the photo caption. If you have any questions about the form, email Kevira.Voegele@patch…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Don't wait for us to come to you. We'll give a shout out to local small businesses who fill out the form below and upload a picture.
If you own or manage a local small business, Patch wants to hear from you. Fill out this "Business Spotlight" form and we will feature your company on Patch. Use the right scroll bar to see all the questions. Please fill out the form and click the "Submit" button before you upload a photo. Click on the white and green "Upload Photos and Videos" button above. You should see a thumbnail of your photo after you upload it. Include the business name in the photo caption. If you have any questions about the form, email Kevira.Voegele@patch.com.
Monday, April 8, 2013
News of the Caribou closings has been leaking out since a company conference call Friday morning. The Brooklyn Center-based company issued a statement Monday.
Updated below. Lakeville’s three Caribou Coffee shops are not among the more than 150 slated for closure across the nation. Where are Lakeville's Caribou Coffee Shops? A source with knowledge of the company’s downsizing plans and speaking on the condition of anonymity said 80 stores are being outright closed and 80 others are being converted into Peet’s Coffee locations. Two Minnesota locations in Minneapolis—the Rand Tower store and a shop on the corner of 53rd Avenue and Lyndale Avenue South—are on the chopping block, according to the source, and are scheduled to close next week. “The rest of the Twin Cities stores are safe for now,” the source said, adding that most of the 160 affected stores are in Ohio, Atlanta and Michigan. The …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
A list of some homes that have recently sold.
The following is a list of recent home sales in Lakeville. The sold information is courtesy of_Edina Realty Inc. 5241 173rd Street W Price: $109,500; Bedrooms: 2, Baths: 2. Agency: Prudential Lovejoy Realty. 17581 Gillette Way Price: $107,000, Bedrooms: 3, Baths: 2. Agency: RE/MAX Results. 16318 Germane Court W Price: $205,000, Bedrooms: 3, Baths: 2. Agency: Coldwell Banker Burnet. 20936 Isle Avenue W Price: $271,000, Bedrooms: 5, Baths: 3. Agency: RES Realty. 5305 173rd Street W Price: $145,000, Bedrooms: 3, Baths: 3. Agency: Edina Realty. 18881 Kenwood Trail Price: $95,000, Bedrooms: 3, Baths: 1. Agency: Edina Realty. 17053 Georgetown Court Price: $242,000, Bedrooms: 4, Baths: 2. Agency: Edina Realty. 7686 170th Street W Price: $137…
Friday, March 1, 2013
Looking for a home? Here are a few you can checkout.
Spring is around the corner and soon the home-selling season will be in full swing. Here are some open houses scheduled this weekend in Lakeville: 21340 Ridgewood Trail Price: $549,900 Beds: 4 Year: 2006 Baths: 2 Full/1 Three-Qtr/1 Half Sq ft: 4,150 (approx) Listing agent: The Realty House Open House: Sunday, March 3, noon-2 p.m. 19436 Ireland Way Price: $469,999 Beds: 5 Year: 2001 Baths: 3 Full/1 Half Sq ft: 3,419 (approx) Listing agent: RE/MAX Results Open House: Sunday, March 3, 1-3 p.m. 19324 Hilldale Avenue Lakeville, MN 55044 Price: $364,900 Beds: 4 Year: 2012 Baths: 2 Full/1 Half Sq ft: 2,537 (approx) Listing agent: RES Realty Open House: Saturday, March 2, 1:00-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 3, 1-4 p.m. 17821 Jaguar Path…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Tell us and other users what you think of Mainstreet Coffee Cafe by giving it a star rating or writing a review.
Love a local business or restaurant? Come to think of it, maybe you hate it ... Either way, your neighbors in Lakeville care what you think. So do the local business owners who try to keep your patronage. Patch's 'You Review It' is a chance for you to share your thoughts about a Lakeville business. You can give it a rating, leave a review, and share comments with your neighbors so they know whether they should or shouldn't go. This week: Mainstreet Coffee Cafe Click the link and review away ... we highly encourage it. You'd be shocked at how many peiople really do care.
Sunday, February 24, 2013
SEIU Local 26 says three-year contract would give janitors pay raises, preserves full-time jobs. The janitors work in several Twin Cities including Lakeville.
The bargaining committee for organized janitors, who work at office and institutional buildings across the Twin Cities, late this afternoon reached a tentative contract settlement with their employers, according to the workers' union. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 26 said it had reached a three-year deal with the Minneapolis-St. Paul Contract Cleaners Association that includes pay raises, healthcare improvements and certain job security. The deal came just after 4 p.m. today (Saturday) after more than 31 straight hours of bargaining, the union said in a press statement. Janitors still need to ratify the contract. Representatives for the Cleaners Association could not be found for immediate comment. Meanwwhile, …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Owners are encouraged to claim their business listings in Lakeville's Patch Places to better promote their business and inform readers and consumers.
When Lakeville Patch launched in December of 2010, you and your workers may remember myself, or other local editors and freelancers wondering into your small business to create a listing of your business for our super-comprehensive directory, called Patch Places. Now, 14 months later, Patch Places is thriving. Each month, crazy-large numbers of people from all over the South Metro visit our directory, and your business listings, to find out addresses, hours of operation, descriptions, and even contact information for hundreds of Lakeville businesses. Patch users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars, and can add a review. But did you know you can actually claim your Patch business…
Monday, February 18, 2013
Tell us and other users what you think of Harry's Cafe by giving it a star rating or writing a review.
Love a local business or restaurant? Come to think of it, maybe you hate it ... Either way, your neighbors in Lakeville care what you think. So do the local business owners who try to keep your patronage. Patch's 'You Review It' is a chance for you to share your thoughts about a Lakeville business. You can give it a rating, leave a review, and share comments with your neighbors so they know whether they should or shouldn't go. This week: Harry's Cafe Click the link and review away ... we highly encourage it. You'd be shocked at how many peiople really do care.