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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
March 8, 2017
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
March 8, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 6, 2017
Crops Day will cover soils, irrigation, weeds and nitrogen management
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
March 5, 2017
Woody Harrelson took a moment during their busy day on set to take a photo with the movie extras. Pictured are, from left,  Matthew Regis, Zach Loken, Woody Harrelson, Jeffrey Leopold and Ryan Googins. (Submitted photo)
Dakota County deputies catch a break on the big screen
March 5, 2017 - 5:30am
March 3, 2017
DCR Charitable Foundation awards scholarships to local students
March 3, 2017 - 9:30am
March 2, 2017
Dakota County 4-H recognized by Association of Minnesota Counties
March 2, 2017 - 12:29pm
February 24, 2017
Joe Atkins: Listening, lemurs, and Lebanon Hills
February 24, 2017 - 5:30am
February 23, 2017
Spring Expo inspires gardeners to get growing
February 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 12, 2017
Dakota County to host resource fair for youth with special needs
February 12, 2017 - 5:30am
February 10, 2017
Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie
Dakota County wins challenge to DNA collection rule
February 10, 2017 - 5:30am
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