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Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
Softball: Tigers 5-0 for the first time in five years
Girls track and field: Six land on honor roll at triangular
Track and field: Tigers, Irish make outdoor debuts
Tennis: Bauer starts 3-1 for Tigers
Baseball: Bean blanks Eagan, 8-0
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
PHOTOS: The egg hunt hustle
arts and entertainment
CTX Mortgage Company vs Teed
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Krocak
ORDINANCE NO. 400-A
CitiMortgage, Inc. vs Tunki
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Real Estate Showcase
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
March 3, 2017
DCR Charitable Foundation awards scholarships to local students
Farmington High School student Victoria Almquist and Rosemount High School student Kaitlyn Stock have been awarded $500 scholarships from the Dakota County Regional Charitable Foundation. They are among five female students who will be presented with the awards at the Dakota County...
March 3, 2017 - 9:30am
March 2, 2017
Dakota County 4-H recognized by Association of Minnesota Counties
Dakota County's Youth Teaching Youth teachers and Peers for Peers Group was recently recognized by the Association of Minnesota Counties for...
March 2, 2017 - 12:29pm
February 24, 2017
Joe Atkins: Listening, lemurs, and Lebanon Hills
When my son Tom was in third grade, he brought home a two-question test he had taken at school. On the first question, he wrote the correct answer....
February 24, 2017 - 5:30am
February 23, 2017
Spring Expo inspires gardeners to get growing
With the recent warm weather, and seed packet stands already popping up in stores, gardeners likely are itching for planting season to start....
February 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 12, 2017
Dakota County to host resource fair for youth with special needs
Dakota County residents can learn more about local services for children, teens and young adults who have physical, intellectual and learning disabilities at the South of the River Resource and Education Fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955...
February 12, 2017 - 5:30am
February 10, 2017
Dakota County wins challenge to DNA collection rule
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office has resumed collecting DNA samples from people arrested for certain violent crimes after winning a challenge...
News/crime and courts
February 10, 2017 - 5:30am