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November 11, 2010
Snowmobile safety class is Dec. 4
November 11, 2010 - 8:00am
August 16, 2010
Work will start soon on new trail section
August 16, 2010 - 8:00am
August 11, 2010
People in the crowd at Wednesday's demolition derby can expect plenty of low-speed collisions and overturned garden tractors in the Dakota Couty Fair's first lawnmower demolition derby. The event is relatively new in Minnesota but it is popular in the South.
Off the lawn and into the pit
August 11, 2010 - 3:21pm
August 5, 2010
Dakota County Fair schedule
August 5, 2010 - 10:59am
June 24, 2010
Kids competed to see who could jump the farthest during Kids Corner June 20.The Kids Corner program draws hundreds of kids to neighborhood parks during the summer.
Parks programs aim to keep kids occupied
June 24, 2010 - 10:47am
However you spell it, the farmer's market has fresh sweet peas.
Farmer's market is back with fresh fare
June 24, 2010 - 10:41am
June 17, 2010
University of Minnesota researcher Jennifer Zaspeo tries to identify a caterpillar collected by a participant in last weekend's BioBlitz. The activity identified more than 500 species of plants and animals on land in Rosemount and Empire Township.
A night for science on U land
June 17, 2010 - 1:37pm
May 27, 2010
Neither master gardeners nor novices let a little rain keep them from getting their vegetables planted.
New project introduces kids to the garden
May 27, 2010 - 11:36am
May 7, 2010
Tennis party is bigger, better this year
May 7, 2010 - 11:51am
April 25, 2010
Isle Royale wolves dwindling; moose holding on
April 25, 2010 - 9:41am
April 13, 2010
County dedicates new Spring Lake Islands WMA
April 13, 2010 - 9:29am
April 11, 2010
There is a nice trail through the wild side of Meadows Park, but there is not much scenery to see yet as you make your way through.
Natural space is a work in progress
April 11, 2010 - 9:25am
December 23, 2009
DNR biologist Jess Carstens discovered a presumed food cache Monday, Dec. 21. A cougar is believed to have killed the fawn deer, fed on a portion then covered the remains with corn stalks from a farmer's field. Evidence examined Tuesday showed the cat likely returned to the cache overnight. Photo courtesy WDNR.
DNR trailing cougar across 3 counties; tips offered to avoid confrontation
December 23, 2009 - 7:59am
November 13, 2009
Department of Natural Resources Maj. Rod Smith on Thursday hoists the rack of a buck that allegedly was shot illegally last month in Goodhue County, Minn. Mike Longaecker/Republican Eagle
Trophy buck poached, authorities claim
November 13, 2009 - 7:24am
November 11, 2009
Axis deer are an exotic species native to India.
Hunter shoots exotic deer in Minnesota
November 11, 2009 - 7:56am