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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
arts and entertainment
New bus service rolls out for DCTC
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
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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: Teachers getting ready to change lives
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Viewpoint: Excited to be part of the future
Chuck Brooks: No longer back to school but back in time
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August 15, 2018
Honoring a fair legend: Dakota County Fair Board dedicates Fox 4-H arena
FARMINGTON — Henry Fox has given legendary service to the Dakota County Fair and the agricultural community.
August 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
August 3, 2018
Undeterred heroes: 'Never Forget Memorial' coming to Dakota County Fairgrounds
Stephen Siller raced back to his Brooklyn, N.Y., firehouse when he heard news terrorists had attacked the World Trade Center Twin Towers. "He...
August 3, 2018 - 5:00am
July 24, 2018
Updated: Drowning victim located in Ravenna Township
RAVENNA TOWNSHIP — The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office recovered a drowning victim in the Vermillion River near the Etter Bridge in Ravena...
July 24, 2018 - 5:01pm
June 20, 2018
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
One of the highlights from this year's state legislative session for Dakota County was $6.2 million in funding for the county's Safety and Mental...
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 15, 2018
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board invites employers to participate in the 2018 Employers of Excellence Awards. The program will recognize the employers in the two-county area that are best at finding and retaining employees — two challenges employers face amid low unemployment....
June 15, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 13, 2018
Library system announces poetry winners
Dakota County Library, in partnership with the Dakota County Library Foundation, announced the results of its annual poetry contest. More than...
June 13, 2018 - 9:56am
June 8, 2018
Getting around Dakota County is getting easier
Dakota County is providing free travel training to help people increase their mobility and independence. Travel Training is a service offered through the new GoDakota initiative to improve access to communities for older adults and people with disabilities in Dakota County. The training...
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2018
Reminder: Public invited to learn about County Road 88 reconstruction Thursday
Randolph Public Schools will host an open house June 7 so people can learn and ask questions about the Dakota County Road 88 reconstruction. The county proposed rebuilding County Road 88 in Randolph Township from Highway 65 to Highway 52. The purpose is to improve safety, increase...
June 7, 2018 - 11:12am
June 6, 2018
Dakota County road construction advances
Dakota County Board Tuesday, June 5, gave its approval to move forward with construction projects across the county. One stretch of Highway 55,...
June 6, 2018 - 11:22am
May 26, 2018
Viewpoint: Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 2
In a state known nationally for its quality of life, Movoto listed Dakota County among the eight best counties for quality of life in Minnesota. In a survey of county residents, 95 percent rated their quality of life in Dakota County highly. Our quality of life ratings were higher...
May 26, 2018 - 7:49am
May 21, 2018
Dakota County recognized as healthy workplace
For just the second time since 2006, the Minnesota Psychological Association recognized a county with its Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award....
May 21, 2018 - 7:49am
May 19, 2018
Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 1
As a lifelong resident and small-business owner, I have found Dakota County to be a terrific place to live, work and raise a family. Each year I check to see whether objective data supports my belief. Below are the statistics, using only the most up-to-date sources I can find. The...
May 19, 2018 - 6:00am
May 17, 2018
Investigation ongoing into 60 cats' deaths near Farmington
A woman who took on rescuing at-risk animals was arrested after 60 dead cats and other neglected animals were uncovered at her Castle Rock rented...
May 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 11, 2018
Charges pending after rural Farmington search turns up dozens of dead cats
A 25-year-old Castle Rock Township woman has been released from custody after a search of her rental home near Farmington uncovered dozens of...
May 11, 2018 - 3:30pm
Property tax deadline fast approaching
Property taxes on Dakota County real estate for the first half of 2018 are due by Tuesday, May 15. Property taxes can be paid online, by phone or by mail. Mailed payments must be postmarked by midnight May 15 to be considered timely. Payments can also be made in person at the following...
May 11, 2018 - 12:00pm