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The Recycling Zone changes plastic bags policy
Lingering storm delays, cancels some schools Jan.23
WATCH: Sheriff urges drivers to slow down after dashcam captures close call
Warming houses closed
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
crime and courts
Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
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
Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
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Jeanette M. Anderson
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Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
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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...
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...
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
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