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Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
Rosemount's Haunted Woods Trail expected to be bigger and better
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
Outside money a major Minnesota legislative campaign factor
crime and courts
Class 2A state girls soccer: Irish taking it to The Bank
Volleyball: Irish open section play at home Thursday
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football, Week 8: Irish upset No. 2 North in triple OT for sub-district title
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Fischer
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Bill Droste: Season of giving starts with Haunted Woods Trail
Letter: Consider Heidi Freske for city council
Letter: Holly Jenkins shows up to make a difference
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter: Youth in politics
Real Estate Showcase
February 21, 2016
County honors longtime employees
Dakota County recognized 93 employees this week for their years of service to the county. Employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 40, and 45 years of service were honored at the regular Dakota County Board of Commissioners meeting. Those honored were: 40 years: Scott Daggett, Terry Peterson,...
February 21, 2016 - 5:59am
January 22, 2016
County manager plans to retire
Brandt Richardson, Dakota County manager/administrator since 1992, announced last week that he will retire in May. Richardson’s retirement...
January 22, 2016 - 5:59am
January 5, 2016
Schouweiler will not seek another county board term
Nancy Schouweiler, Dakota County Commissioner for District 4 and current board chair, announced Tuesday that she will retire from the Dakota...
January 5, 2016 - 12:35pm
September 10, 2015
Nitrate levels cause concerns in Dakota County wells
Tim Figge won’t let his grandchildren drink water from his home. Like a growing number of Minnesotans, the Dakota County resident has seen the nitrate level in his private well water increase to unsafe heights. In 1988, nitrate in his well at his home registered below 1 milligram...
September 10, 2015 - 6:14am
August 28, 2015
County's electronic-crimes unit is coming on strong
In 2013, Roger Holland told police he found his pregnant wife, Margorie, dead at the foot of the stars of their Apple Valley home. Right away,...
News/crime and courts
August 28, 2015 - 10:24am
August 20, 2015
Dakota County Fair Photos
Check out our photos from the last week at the Dakota County Fair.
August 20, 2015 - 1:46pm
August 16, 2015
Looking back: Governor helped celebrate centennial at 1965 fair
50 years ago From the Aug. 12, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Second story added to Dakota County Electric The expansion program at the Dakota County Electric Co-op is well underway. Berglund & Johnson, Minneapolis, general contractors, are erecting...
August 16, 2015 - 8:00am
August 13, 2015
Editorial: Expand fishing options on the Vermillion River
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering a change to fishing rules on the Vermillion River. They hope to draw more people to the aquatic and wildlife management areas near Farmington. We think it’s a great idea. The DNR has put a lot of time and effort...
August 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
August 2, 2015
Looking back: 'Bounding Rubes' were a big fair attraction in 1940
50 years ago From the July 29, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune 4-H building addition nearly complete The county 4-H building addition at the Dakota County Fairgrounds at Farmington nears completion. Melvin Mahler of South St. Paul with the cement contractors...
August 2, 2015 - 8:00am
July 19, 2015
Looking back: 'Electrified cow visited in 1940
50 years ago From the July 15, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Centennial Fair premium books being distributed The Dakota County Centennial “Free” Fair premium book comprising 175 pages in a special issue was ready for distribution July 12. A total...
July 19, 2015 - 8:00am
July 16, 2015
July 4th shotgun incident results in charges
A 52-year-old Rosemount man has been charged with one count of intentionally discharging a firearm that endangered the safety of another and recklessly discharging a firearm following a Fourth of July incident. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney’s...
News/crime and courts
July 16, 2015 - 12:17pm
July 12, 2015
Looking back: County population was 40,000 in 1940
50 years ago From the July 8, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Rosemount educator electrocuted in July 4 home flag raising The elementary director of the Rosemount public school system, Raymond O. Waldon, 34, met instant death by electrocution in a July...
July 12, 2015 - 8:00am
July 9, 2015
Pet of the Week: Zoe 101
Zoe is an elegant 2-year-old tuxedo cat who is looking for a new forever home. She is very friendly, affectionate and playful, with short, silky...
July 9, 2015 - 12:44pm
Pictures, not poultry at the Dakota County Fair
You will find photos, not feathers, in the poultry barn at the year’s Dakota County Fair. With a statewide ban on poultry exhibitions...
July 9, 2015 - 11:40am
June 25, 2015
Pet of the Week: Sweet as a Cupcake
Cupcake is a very sweet and mild mannered 1-year-old long-haired cat. She loves attention and just wants to be wherever the people are. She can...
June 25, 2015 - 2:23pm