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County transportation projects underway for summer
U of M to host public meeting on remedial investigation of UMore Park/Former Gopher Ordnance Works
PHOTOS: Rosemount students get sobering messages ahead of prom
Quick Ship plans May 20 open house in Farmington
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
crime and courts
Girls Track and Field: Irish sixth at True Team state meet
Irish close out 6-9 regular season
Track and field: Irish capture first True Team section title since '87
Boys lacrosse: 'No quit' in eighth-ranked Irish
Boys tennis: Three go unbeaten at Irish Invitational
Away they go: Irish Way draws a crowd
PHOTOS: Prom night in Farmington and Rosemount
Garage Sale Map Hunter
Summer festivals prepare for fun
Cassano receives EMS Lifesaver of the Year award
arts and entertainment
RFB VERMILLION RIVER WATERSHED 1305-0024
Townhouses of Shannon Association vs Kelly
AFB LAW ENF CTR WOOD CELL DOOR REPLACEMENT
CB MTG SUM 0502117
MF NWANERI ROTP
Leona Tussing, 82
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Roger D. Duff, 88
Wayne A. Briesacher, 78
Michael J. Bajunpaa, 42
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Pat Rupp: Holding on to signature moments
Real Estate Showcase
September 27, 2012
A good year to be a bluebird
It's been a banner year for bluebirds at Flint Hills Resources. Ten years ago a Flint Hills employee installed a few bluebird houses on the...
September 27, 2012 - 9:24am
August 23, 2012
Girls night out with guns
There were a lot of sounds Saturday afternoon at the Dakota County Gun Club. There was the pop of pistols, the comparatively quiet report of...
August 23, 2012 - 11:14am
August 9, 2012
Plan for Empire Township park comes into focus
Art, food production and unique camping cabins are the focus of a plan for the first phase of a new Dakota County Park that will start to take...
August 9, 2012 - 10:31am
August 5, 2012
Learn about Whitetail Woods Regional Park Aug. 6
Rosemount residents will have an opportunity to learn about Dakota County's new regional park at a public meeting coming up next week. There will be a meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 at Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitors Center to talk about Whitetail Woods Regional Park....
August 5, 2012 - 8:00am
July 19, 2012
A little nature amid suburban chaos
While the rest of Rosemount is busy, Carroll's Woods offers calm and tranquility. The wind rustles through tall trees. A deer passes a well-worn...
July 19, 2012 - 10:09am
July 12, 2012
Dakota Woods offers an oasis for dog lovers
Bouncing through the trees at Dakota Woods Dog Park, the sun beams off of Lucy's golden fur. Lucy and her owner, Deborah Lindberg, are regulars...
July 12, 2012 - 10:30am
July 4, 2012
Peace and quiet just minutes away
The view from the top of Lone Rock goes on for miles. The UMore Wind Turbine juts out of the trees and past that the stacks from Flint Hills...
July 4, 2012 - 8:00am
June 28, 2012
Residents express concern, frustration at UMore meeting
The University of Minnesota held a meeting last week to discuss the results of the first large-scale investigation of pollution on its UMore Park property, but many of the residents who attended found fewer answers than they wanted. The study, conducted by Barr Engineering, found...
June 28, 2012 - 8:55pm
Secluded park offers a range of recreation opportunities
Down a sleepy little path one way is the Mississippi River. Walk the other way and there is a state of the art archery trail. These are just...
June 28, 2012 - 8:00am
June 7, 2012
Rosemount business reaches plea deal for failing to report emission violations
Spectro Alloys, a Rosemount-based aluminum processing facility, pleaded guilty Thursday to failing to disclose violations of emission restrictions. According to information released by the United States Department of Justice, the company failed to disclose violations of the Clean...
June 7, 2012 - 1:57pm
May 28, 2012
Numbers add up for Dakota County preservation program
When Dakota County voters approved a $20 million funding for the Farmland and Natural Area Program in 2003, their goal was to protect farmland and natural areas as development grew up around the county. Much of that goal has been accomplished in the past nine years. As of 2012, the...
May 28, 2012 - 7:48am
March 9, 2012
Volunteers needed for wetland study
Dakota County residents can pull on a pair of waders, jump in and volunteer to help monitor wetlands in their community. Dakota County is seeking people to help monitor the health of community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program. Volunteers work with a community-based...
March 9, 2012 - 8:00am
March 1, 2012
Campsite reservations open March 1 for county parks
Dakota County residents looking for a place to sleep under the stars this year can start making reservations for Dakota County campsites online beginning at 10 a.m. Monday, March 1 at 10 a.m. Lebanon Hills Campground in Apple Valley and Lake Byllesby Campground just north of Cannon...
March 1, 2012 - 11:02am
February 2, 2012
Dakota County Regional park finally finds a name
Considered from the outside, the name is deceptively simple. Whitetail Woods Regional Park. But those four words, the name of a planned Dakota County Regional Park in Empire Township, are the result of a process that stretches back more than a year.
February 2, 2012 - 8:36am
December 30, 2011
Dakota County seeks comment on plan for regional park
Dakota County is looking for your opinion on a new 456-acre regional park in Empire Township. County staff will use those comments to create...
December 30, 2011 - 8:00am