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April 11, 2019
Dakota County bond rating raised to 'AAA'
A leading rating agency has raised Dakota County's bond rating to AAA, the highest score possible. In issuing its new rating, Standard and Poor's Global Ratings attributed the upgrade to the strong economy and the county's management and financial performance. S&P concluded that Dakota...
April 11, 2019 - 4:00pm
DCTC and Inver Hills Community College to hold joint gala
Dakota County's two higher education institutions — Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College — are combining their annual galas into one event for the first time on Thursday, April 18. Proceeds from the event will support the foundations of each...
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
March 29, 2019
Fine Forgiveness Week at Dakota County libraries
Dakota County Library will host Fine Forgiveness Week from Saturday, April 6, to Saturday, April 13, as a way to welcome customers back to the...
March 29, 2019 - 6:00am
March 27, 2019
Dakota County Board: Design contractor approved for SMART Center
Dakota County's Board of Commissioners approved an over $600,000 design contract for the Safety and Mental Health Response Training Center on...
March 27, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 21, 2019
Spring load restrictions take effect
The city of Farmington started spring load restrictions on city streets in conjunction with Dakota County and the state of Minnesota as of March...
March 21, 2019 - 5:00am
March 11, 2019
Viewpoint: Your input is important for county highway projects
Despite the unseasonably cold temperatures and seemingly unending snowfalls, Dakota County has been preparing for spring — or as we all...
March 11, 2019 - 6:00am
March 8, 2019
Infographic: Long hours and many miles driven for Dakota County plow drivers
Record snowfall in February led to high costs for Dakota County and multiple, long shifts for the workers who run the plows. "This is the toughest...
March 8, 2019 - 5:00am
February 21, 2019
Committee puts plan together for Farmington trails
FARMINGTON — When the spring thaw begins, would you consider biking to work or ponder cycling downtown Farmington to shop or grab a bite...
February 21, 2019 - 7:00am
February 19, 2019
Agriculture professionals, educators to speak at Dakota County Crops Day
FARMINGTON — For the 13th year, Crops Day will bring University of Minnesota Extension and agency specialists to Dakota County to share...
February 19, 2019 - 5:00am
February 15, 2019
County Road 42 to undergo reconstruction
Dakota County is planning a $7.1 million reconstruction project of County Road 42 from Highway 55 to Lock Boulevard this spring. The project...
February 15, 2019 - 9:06am
February 14, 2019
Highway 316 crash results in life-threatening injury
A two-vehicle crash on Highway 316 near the area of Bauer Circle on Thursday morning resulted in life-threatening injuries for a 20-year-old...
February 14, 2019 - 7:05pm
February 13, 2019
Dakota County SWCD anticipates growth in conservation
The Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District is a resource for those interested in partnering for soil and water conservation. One...
February 13, 2019 - 5:00am
February 7, 2019
Challenges facing homeless population persist
Dakota County's homeless population's need for shelter continues to outpace what is available. In Hastings, officials surveyed nine people as...
February 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
February 5, 2019
Update: One dead, another injured in Dakota County house explosion
Authorities recovered a body from the debris of a house explosion Tuesday morning, Feb. 5, 2019, in the 24000 block of Lewiston Boulevard, in...
February 5, 2019 - 10:35am
January 25, 2019
Dakota County Library system to waive overdue fees in April event
Mirroring other library systems statewide and nationally, the Dakota County Library system plans to waive overdue material fines during an eight-day...
January 25, 2019 - 6:00am