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Update: Farmington City Council will vote to terminate Farmington Police Chief, mayor disagrees
School boundary line talks advance
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
Hilden to Seek Farmington School Board seat
Charge: Minnesota baby dies after abuse; father looked on Google for excuses
crime and courts
Farmington's Lund resigns as head gymnastics coach
Ninja Zone empowers confidence
Images of Farmington Legion baseball this summer
Legion Baseball: Area teams end season in sub-state tournament
Farmington football completes 18th annual Ironman competition
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Hastings' newest storage facility offers more
Dakota Electric announces another pollinator planting
Crafting an international fusion of flavors: Rebel Chef opens Aug. 10 in Farmington
First mother, then daughter: Smead CEO has spent 53 years in family business
Farmington Tap House is 'home'
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EMPIRE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC MEETING: 8/28/18
FARMINGTON ISD 192: Request For Proposals - Snow Removal
Probate of Estate: Nancy Grozdanich Lipinski; File No. 19HA-PR-18-564
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Chuck Brooks: No longer back to school but back in time
Danna Elling Schultz for Mayor of Hastings
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April 24, 2018
Time to clean out the garage, basement
Dakota County residents are invited to bring household hazardous waste and electronics to the following drop-offs as well as confidential documents...
April 24, 2018 - 6:00am
April 21, 2018
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners receives advice from a variety of volunteer committees. The board invites residents to join a citizen...
April 21, 2018 - 7:49am
April 18, 2018
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
Most people don't have to look very far to find someone they know who has a mental illness. I'm no different. When my father returned from the...
April 18, 2018 - 1:43pm
Shred your documents safely
The public can bring confidential paper such as tax documents, financial statements and medical records for free on-site shredding at nine upcoming...
April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
April 4, 2018
Gaylord says State of the County is strong
The State of Dakota County is strong, according to Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord, chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. Members...
April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 29, 2018
Dakota County earns high marks in health rankings
Area counties ranked highly in their respective states based on more than 30 health-influencing factors and outcomes, according to the ninth...
March 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2018
Rosemount woman sentenced for stealing senior party funds
A Rosemount woman who pleaded guilty to funneling thousands of dollars from a Dakota County high school senior party group has been sentenced....
March 22, 2018 - 9:26pm
Backstrom seeks re-election for County Attorney's office
Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced he will seek re-election. Backstrom was appointed in September 1987 by the Dakota County Board and been elected seven times since 1990.
March 22, 2018 - 2:45pm
March 4, 2018
Editorial: Fix-It, don't throw it
A GOOD FLOW: Dakota County held a dozen Fix-in Clinics in 2017, bringing renewed life to old items. According to the county: • Forty-three...
March 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 26, 2018
An overwhelming demand: Lack of mental health facilities is critical
Far from a new issue, law enforcement and mental illness have become increasingly more entangled since state governments began to close their...
February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
February 23, 2018
Dakota County takes step toward more mental health awareness
An estimated minimum of 70,000 people could benefit from a new service designed to improve interactions between law enforcement and vulnerable...
February 23, 2018 - 3:08pm
February 9, 2018
Dakota County pursues law enforcement training center
Dakota County is proposing a new facility — the SMART (Safety and Mental Health Alternative Response Training) Center — for law enforcement...
February 9, 2018 - 9:41am
February 5, 2018
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
Officers found several thousand candy-like "gummies" containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) during a traffic stop last week in Lakeville. Austin...
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
January 29, 2018
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends First Judicial District candidates
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's First Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Michael...
January 29, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 23, 2018
The Recycling Zone changes plastic bags policy
A new year brought a few changes to how residents can recycle certain items. Dakota County no longer accepts plastic bags and packing peanuts at The Recycling Zone in Eagan. As of Jan. 1, the county also has stopped paying residents to drop off aluminum cans, though cans still are...
January 23, 2018 - 7:49am