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Trinity Care Center in Farmington celebrates golden jubilee
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
Minn. roundup: Insurance company refunding $315,000 to Minnesota drivers
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Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Zimmer still having eye trouble
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Stabilizing the river bank, restoring the trout habitat
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
Farmington's Eidahl vying for Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes
Farmington Business Association Block Party is Saturday
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Wells Fargo Bank v. Matthew Hanson 14-097683
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Bank of America vs. William Granger 17-106923
Ditech Financial vs Kristine Overlund
Helen L. Walsh, 90
Stephen I. Willner, 56
Alan D. Bahr, 72
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Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
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Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
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June 23, 2017
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
With the deadliest stretch of vehicle crashes beginning in the summer months, officials are raising concerns about teenage drivers who will soon...
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
May 22, 2017
County transportation projects underway for summer
Dakota County Board Chairman Mike Slavik gave a semi-annual update about county issues to the Farmington City Council last week. As the summer...
May 22, 2017 - 10:24am
May 10, 2017
Rosemount woman accused of stealing thousands in senior party funds
A Rosemount woman tasked with handling funds for a Dakota County school’s senior party allegedly funneled more than $4,300 from the group’s...
News/crime and courts
May 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
May 4, 2017
Recycle boat wrap for free
Dakota County residents can recycle boat wrap for free through May 31 at Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine in Rosemount. The type of plastic used to wrap boats requires special handling and should not be placed with regular recycling.
May 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 3, 2017
ACLU sues Dakota County sheriff over DNA collection
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed suit against Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie to prevent DNA sample collections from a...
News/crime and courts
May 3, 2017 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Comparing Wisconsin and Minnesota
When the new governor of Wisconsin was sworn in back in 2011, he did not have nice things to say about Minnesota. He suggested people compare...
May 1, 2017 - 9:51am
April 19, 2017
Be prepared: Sheriff reminds residents to observe Severe Weather Awareness Week
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie is reminding citizens that the week of April 17-20 is Severe Weather Awareness Week.
April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2017
DNR stocked trout ahead of last weekend's opener
To local anglers, a DNR crew rolling up to the Vermillion River bank with thousands of trout flopping around in a tank is a sure sign of spring....
April 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2017
County cracks down on distracted driving
Dakota County law enforcement officials want drivers to keep their eyes on the road. In conjunction with April's designation as Distracted Driver...
April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2017
Positive outlook in State of County
Dakota County Board Chairman Mike Slavik had a positive outlook in his April 5 State of the County address at Royal Cliff Conference Center....
April 13, 2017 - 1:50pm
March 16, 2017
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
When I look at the county offices in Hastings, I see awards attesting to what a great place Dakota County is to live, work and raise a family....
March 16, 2017 - 5:30am
March 9, 2017
Legislative Update with Rep. Pat Garofalo and Sen. Matt Little
What's going on at the Capitol? We caught up with two local representatives to get the scoop on how they're representing their constituents in...
March 9, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 8, 2017
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Individuals who live or work in Dakota County are invited to participate in the Master Recycler/Composter class this spring. Classes will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, March 14 through April 18, at the Dakota County Northern Service Center.
March 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Crops Day will cover soils, irrigation, weeds and nitrogen management
For the eleventh year, Crops Day will bring University of Minnesota and agency specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. Crops Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March...
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
March 5, 2017
Dakota County deputies catch a break on the big screen
Lights, camera, action. The big screen be could in the future for three Dakota County Sheriff deputies. They recently had the opportunity to...
March 5, 2017 - 5:30am