Dakota Electric Association has experienced outages due to the wet heavy snowstorm that moved through late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. The outages are mainly located in the eastern and southeastern part of the cooperative’s service territory. Locations affected are the areas near Hastings, Miesville, Red Wing, Welch, Castle Rock and surrounding areas.
Dakota County Drug Task Force agents found drugs, syringes and a “large sum of cash” when they searched a Farmington home shortly after Christmas.
The Dakota County Attorney’s office has charged 26-year-old Michael Marshall Simmons with a felony drug offense as a result of the search.
Local Explorers programs go a long way in training young men and women for future careers in emergency services.
They must be doing something right, too, because last week, those same Explorers received a few awards at the Northern Star Council’s annual Explorers in Action banquet.
ooner or later, everyone needs a little help. That’s true even for some of the people you call for help in times of emergency.
With that in mind, a number of Farmington and Rosemount emergency personnel participated in the Frontline Supervisor Class offered by the Dakota County Domestic Preparedness Committee.
More than 147,500 valuation notices are currently being mailed to property owners in Dakota County, and the results are a mixed bag.
The information is being mailed to manufactured home, real and personal property owners. About 1,300 property owners received e-notices this year.
For nearly 30 years, just up Highway 3 from Rosemount, Atina and Martin Diffley sold vegetables from their roadside stand in Eagan. Many of their customers drove up from Rosemount for their fresh, organic fare.
The results are in for the March 12 township elections in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka. Incumbents won seats in all three communities, and Castle Rock voters approved a measure to let township officials appoint the township clerk's position.
The CapX2020 utilities have started construction on the estimated $500 million, 150-mile Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse 345 kilovolt project. The first segment under construction is the 16-mile 161 kV line between a new north Rochester substation near Pine Island and the existing Northern Hills Substation in northwest Rochester.
When Eureka Township residents go to their annual meeting Tuesday, they’ll get an update on a proposed housing density ordinance change that would give landowners more flexibility with their housing rights.
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