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empire township

September 18, 2018
Environmental review of Dakota Aggregate
September 18, 2018 - 11:06am
June 29, 2018
The first of three Music in the Park concerts will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30, with The Gritpickers band at Whitetail Woods Regional Park, Empire Township. Photo courtesy of Dakota County Parks
Big tunes coming under Whitetail Woods's big sky
June 29, 2018 - 5:00am
January 3, 2017
A five megawatt solar garden at the Empire Township Wastewater Treatment plant is up and running. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
First of three solar gardens in Empire Township now powered up
January 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
November 30, 2016
Brooke and Clara Dubbles, along with their neighbor, Wendy Wustenberg, have built a unique Little Free Library between their homes on Ahern Boulevard in Empire Township. Brooke and Clara are in charge of keeping the library stocked with children’s titles, while the Wustenberg family adds adult titles, along with newspapers and magazines. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Kim Ukura)
Empire Township Little Free Library is a destination for area readers
November 30, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 3, 2016
Firefighters stand watch over an abandoned structure in Empire Township on Sunday, Oct. 30, letting it burn to the ground to prevent further arson. The house has a history of fires, said Chief Jim Larsen. (Submitted Photo)
Empire Township structure fire deemed suspicious
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 29, 2016
Glen Tobias of Lakeville tests out the new disc golf course in Empire Township. He is an enthusiast and says the course is fun, except for the water hazards. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
Empire Township opens new disc golf course
October 29, 2016 - 5:41am
July 24, 2015
Tim Mahoney returns to Empire Town Hall
July 24, 2015 - 9:59am
December 21, 2014
A sign showed up earlier this month along Highway 3 to announce the next step in the growth of Farmington’s Hope Lutheran Church.
Hope Lutheran Church plans a new home
December 21, 2014 - 6:45am
October 11, 2014
Rosemount man charged after driving, abandoning stolen car
October 11, 2014 - 7:31am
October 2, 2014
Rosemount firefighters attacked a two-room blaze during the Sept. 27 controlled burn practice training at an old Empire Township farmhouse. The burn was held by the Farmington Fire Department.
Farmington, Rosemount team up for fire training
October 2, 2014 - 11:38am
September 6, 2014
Visitors walk the trail to Empire Lake during a July tour of the soon-to-open Whitetail Woods Regional Park.
Volunteers needed for Whitetail Woods park opening
September 6, 2014 - 7:00am
September 5, 2014
Aggregate Industries will start work soon on a mining processing facility and concrete plant on property on Biscayne Avenue.
Berms will make way for mine in Empire
September 5, 2014 - 7:44am
April 3, 2014
Taylor Albeck dances to music provided by a DJ at her Make-A-Wish party Saturday afternoon at Rambling River Center. Classmates from Boeckman Middle School came to the party, as did friends and relatives.
A very special celebration for Empire teen
April 3, 2014 - 2:58pm
March 13, 2014
Two new officials elected in township races
March 13, 2014 - 12:57pm
February 21, 2014
Experience on ballots for March township elections
February 21, 2014 - 7:38am