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The CapX2020 utilities have started construction on the estimated $500 million, 150-mile Hampton-Rochester-La Crosse 345 kilovolt project.
February 22 Property damage accident, Ninth and Maple streets Possession of nicotine, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. Burglary, 400 block of First St. DWI, third degree, Chippendale Avenue and Willow St. Juvenile, child protection, address not available Domestic, 4700 block of 190th St. W. February 23 DWI, fourth degree, 213th Street West and Chippendale Avenue February 24 Liquor, consumption by persons under 21, 18600 block of Everest Path Liquor, consumption by persons under 21, 195th Street West and Akin Road Domestic assault, 18300 block of Dunbury Cir.
Dakota County is looking for people who are anxious to pull on a pair of waders and jump into monitoring the health of community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program. Volunteers will work with a community-based team to monitor and collect information -- such as data on plants and macroinvertebrates -- that is used by cities to study health trends in order to better manage wetlands and surrounding areas.
Riverview Elementary School held its annual science fair Feb. 21-22. More than 120 students in grades K-5 participated in 100 science fair projects. This year's participants shared their projects with judges Thursday morning, friends and family that evening and again with their classmates. The award ceremony recognized all participants for their hard work and fun projects. Ten projects were recognized as distinguished projects and will move on to compete at the Regional Science Fair in Mankato in April.
Friday Live music Local singer-songwriter Lowie Rutten will perform light acoustic music from 8 to 10 p.m. March 8 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave. Sunday Omelet breakfast The Farmington Sons of the American Legion will hold their monthly omelet breakfast fundraiser at Tailgaters this Sunday, March 10, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
By this point you've probably noticed there is something different about your local paper. It's bigger. Its layout has changed. And, oh yeah, there's a whole new city's worth of news in there. In some ways, this is a big change. The Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages you have come to know and -- we hope -- love have merged into this new creation we are calling the Farmington-Rosemount Independent Town Pages. But in the most important ways things really aren't that different.
May is Historic Preservation Month and the Farmington Heritage Preservation Commission (HPC) is pleased to announce its annual "Farmington Heritage Preservation Award." The Commission invites Farmington residents to participate in this celebration of by nominating those individuals, families, and organizations that deserve the award for their local heritage preservation efforts. The Heritage Preservation Award is given to an individual, family, company or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the preservation, rehabilitation, restoration and use of Farmington's heritage
The Farmington School District has canceled school for Tuesday, March 5. Email and phone notifications have been sent to parents using the district's phone notification system. District staff were notified via email.
Dakota City Heritage Village in Farmington will again be offering several four-day sessions of day camp in summer 2013. Day camp will run Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Each camper will need to bring a bag lunch and a water bottle each day. All project supplies for the camp and an afternoon snack will be provided by Dakota City. The Teen Volunteer Camp will be offered for one session June 17-20. This camp is for 13-year-olds and older youth who would like to volunteer in Dakota City.
February 15 Larceny, 900 block of Eighth St. Fireworks, explosives, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. Juvenile, child protection, address not available Drugs, possess/sale, small amount of marijuana, Hwy. 13 and I35E February 16 Personal injury accident, 212th Street West and Denmark Avenue Property damage motor vehicle accident, deer, 198th Street West and Akin Road Durgs, possess/sale, small amount of marijuana, 212th Street West and Eaton Avenue DWI, fourth degree, Hwy.