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November 29, 2016
Jeff Reed of Hampton was awarded the Outstanding Leader of the Year award by Dakota Electric. (Submitted Photo)
Hampton man awarded Dakota Electric Township Leader Award
November 29, 2016 - 5:30am
November 28, 2016
County hopes new nitrate filtration system will clean up water quality downstream
November 28, 2016 - 10:37am
Jacob Wetterling Resource Center to hold child online safety class Dec. 6
November 28, 2016 - 5:30am
November 27, 2016
Workshops planned to assist residents with MNsure
November 27, 2016 - 5:30am
November 26, 2016
Holiday lights recycling program offers local drop off locations
November 26, 2016 - 5:30am
November 23, 2016
A semi-tanker carrying 8,000 gallons of ethanol rolled over on Highway 52 just after 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23. Highway 52 was closed in both directions for much of the morning. (Minnesota State Patrol photo)
UPDATE: Highway 52 reopened after early morning semi-tanker rollover
November 23, 2016 - 11:08am
October 31, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, left, and Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle tell reporters Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, that House Republicans blocked $105 million in federal transportation funds. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Dayton blames Republicans for loss of $100 million in federal road funds
October 31, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 29, 2016
Glen Tobias of Lakeville tests out the new disc golf course in Empire Township. He is an enthusiast and says the course is fun, except for the water hazards. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
Empire Township opens new disc golf course
October 29, 2016 - 5:41am
October 26, 2016
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. (Vermillion River Watershed)
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River Watershed, North Creek
October 26, 2016 - 2:19pm
October 23, 2016
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
October 23, 2016 - 5:44am
October 19, 2016
Former Farmington resident Gavin Nienaber (back left) will star as Billy in Children’s Castle Theater’s performances of “Billy Elliot — The Musical.” The production is open for it’s final weekend of performances Oct. 21-23 at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. (Kim Ukura | Independent Town Pages)play button
Children's Castle Theater brings 'Billy Elliot' to the stage
October 19, 2016 - 2:09pm
October 13, 2016
Colleen Riley forms another orb on her pottery wheel. After she designs, glazes and fires the orb, it will be added to several others in a stack used to decorate gardens. Buyers have the option of mixing and matching which orbs they want. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)play button
Three local potters open their studios this weekend during Studio ARTour
October 13, 2016 - 5:26am
October 12, 2016
Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule in goes into effect Oct. 15
October 12, 2016 - 5:35am
September 26, 2016
On Monday, Sept. 26, the University of Minnesota began demolition on the five smoke stacks visible from County Road 46. (Photo courtesy of Bill Cuevas)play button
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
September 26, 2016 - 5:32pm
September 1, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton asks on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, for all Minnesotans to sign a pledge to protect the state's water. He made the request next to a fish pond at the Minnesota State Fair. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Does Gov. Dayton talk to farmers enough?
September 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
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