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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
crime and courts
Farmington athletes commit to playing in college
Tiger girls' swimming and diving sends swimmers to state
Tennis: Tigers' tennis season wraps up
Cross-country: Tiger girls take sixth at state cross country
Cross-country: Irish boys take 8th, girls 10th at state
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
arts and entertainment
Farmington ORD #017-734 FEE Summary
Wells Fargo Bank vs. John Berg
Dakota County Bd Minutes of 101017
Wilmington Trust v Brian Hehr
Pingora Loan Servicing v Paul Roby
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Sharon Ann Priebe
Gale M. Sprute
Gale M. Sprute
Michael James Hofacker
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Sleeping around (the house): Don't feel bad. Everyone's doing it.
Great flavors to be found in light lager beers
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
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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...
February 10, 2017 - 5:30am