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August 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
August 7, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 4, 2017
Mark Lofthus, economic development director with Dakota Electric, says utilities companies can play a role in economic development to partner and facilitate site readiness and attract industrial development such as data centers. He spoke to Farmington officials July 27, 2017. Photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington ripe for landing data center
August 4, 2017 - 8:54am
August 1, 2017
Lucifer Vincent Nguyen / Dakota County Jail
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am
June 23, 2017
Stock photo
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
May 22, 2017
File photo
County transportation projects underway for summer
May 22, 2017 - 10:24am
May 10, 2017
Rosemount woman accused of stealing thousands in senior party funds
May 10, 2017 - 2:49pm
May 4, 2017
Recycle boat wrap for free
May 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 3, 2017
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie said he and County Attorney James Backstrom plan to "vigorously defend" his department's practice of DNA sample collection in a lawsuit the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed in April 2017. Photo by Katrina Styx.
ACLU sues Dakota County sheriff over DNA collection
May 3, 2017 - 4:09pm
May 1, 2017
Joe Atkins
Viewpoint: Comparing Wisconsin and Minnesota
May 1, 2017 - 9:51am
April 19, 2017
Strong wind in 2012 fell this tree in Farmington. File photo
Be prepared: Sheriff reminds residents to observe Severe Weather Awareness Week
April 19, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 18, 2017
A crew from the Department of Natural Resources stocked the Vermillion River with 3,000 rainbow trout on Friday, April 7, including at several spots at Rambling River Park in Farmington. Stream trout fishing season in Dakota County begins Saturday, April 15. Matthew Steichen / Independent Town Pages
DNR stocked trout ahead of last weekend's opener
April 18, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 14, 2017
Dakota County law enforcement officers are handing out CELLslips to people caught texting behind the wheel as part of a county-wide crackdown on distracted driving April 10-23. The nylon sleeve blocks incoming signals from reaching the phone inside. Jennifer Steichen / Independent Town Pages
County cracks down on distracted driving
April 14, 2017 - 1:00pm
April 13, 2017
Commissioner Mike Slavik addresses a crowd at the State of the County Address on April 5. Photo by Michelle Wirth
Positive outlook in State of County
April 13, 2017 - 1:50pm
March 16, 2017
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
March 16, 2017 - 5:30am
March 9, 2017
Rep. Pat Garofalo (left) and Sen. Matt Little.
Legislative Update with Rep. Pat Garofalo and Sen. Matt Little
March 9, 2017 - 1:00pm