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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
Marching Irish earn class championship at national competition
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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
Girls soccer: Irish qualify for first state tournament in 19 years
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
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Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter: Youth in politics
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Clausen unwavering in support for children with autism
Letter: Vanessa Demuth cares about water quality in Rosemount
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March 6, 2015
Dakota County warning siren policy changes
Because of what has been described as outdoor warning siren “fatigue,” city and county emergency managers in Dakota County, following a recommendation from the National Weather Service, have changed their policy regarding when outdoor warning sirens are activated. In the...
March 6, 2015 - 8:00am
March 5, 2015
Dakota County third in gun permits
Minnesota sheriffs reported to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension that 43,315 permits were applied for to carry handguns in the state in 2014. That was down nearly one-third from the number issued in 2013. Dakota County ranked third among the top five counties issuing...
March 5, 2015 - 12:52pm
February 26, 2015
Ag department will host meeting on emerald ash borer for Dakota County residents
With Emerald Ash Borer in the door, residents of Dakota County have some things to think about. On March 5, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture will host a meeting about the pest. The meeting, which will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Eagan Municipal Center, will...
February 26, 2015 - 12:23pm
February 6, 2015
Ashley Conrade pleads guilty for her roles in the deaths of Anarae Schunk and Palagor Jobi
Ashley Conrade, 25, pled guilty today in Dakota County Court for aiding and abetting an offender after the fact in the deaths of Anarae Schunk and Palagor Jobi. As part of the plea agreement, Conrade will serve 15 years in prison for her role in the two murders. She has also agreed...
February 6, 2015 - 3:41pm
Panel will talk about civil rights
Susan Follett grew up in Mississippi during the 1960s but it wasn’t until after college that she learned about the civil rights struggles that...
February 6, 2015 - 12:45pm
February 5, 2015
Driver charged after high-speed chase
A high-speed chase last month that started in Coates ended with a car in a field and a driver in jail. A Dakota County Sheriff’s deputy was patrolling around 11:45 p.m. Jan. 9 when he saw a car weaving over the centerline and driving above the 55 mile per hour speed limit....
News/crime and courts
February 5, 2015 - 12:32pm
January 29, 2015
High-speed rail plans progress
The proposed Zip Rail project took a small step forward last week with the release of the final scoping document. The document describes the purpose and need for a high-speed rail project and identifies a number of possible routes between Rochester and the Twin Cities. Presently,...
January 29, 2015 - 12:26pm
January 22, 2015
Chamber program aims to enrich professional and personal lives of women
The Dakota County Regional Chamber has held its annual Women’s Conference for five years. It’s a popular event that’s well attended. ...
January 22, 2015 - 12:56pm
Southern Dakota County Sportsmen's Club wild game dinner Saturday
When the Southern Dakota County Sportsmen’s Club holds its annual wild game dinner, picky eaters need not apply. The group’s annual fundraiser arrives every year with a menu nearly guaranteed to feature something guests have never tried before, even if they’ve been regulars...
January 22, 2015 - 12:21pm
January 15, 2015
New effort will target violence against women
The newly-created electronic crimes unit in the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office now has another strategy for stopping violence against women. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners authorized sheriff Tim Leslie to hire one additional full-time...
News/crime and courts
January 15, 2015 - 1:29pm
January 11, 2015
Looking back: Man killed in automobile-train collision 50 years ago
50 years ago From the Jan. 7, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Boy is first Farmington baby born in 1965 The Tribune’s first baby-of-the-year title goes to Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Myers of 920 Third St., Farmington. The new baby Kenneth checked in at 8 pounds...
January 11, 2015 - 8:00am
January 8, 2015
Editorial: Take steps now to fight emerald ash borers
Rosemount city officials have long argued it’s a matter of when, not if emerald ash borers shows up in local trees. Now, with the insect spotted in nearby Lebanon Hills Regional Park, it appears that arrival date is nearer than ever. Farmington and Rosemount have already started...
January 8, 2015 - 1:17pm
Schroeder promoted to captain
Sergeant Richard Schroeder was promoted to the rank of captain in the Dakota County Sheriff’s Department on Jan. 5, and was assigned to detention services, where he will serve as the jail administrator and supervise the court and transport divisions. Schroeder, who lives in...
News/crime and courts
January 8, 2015 - 1:13pm
January 7, 2015
Emerald ash borer found in Lebanon Hills
Right before Christmas, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture announced that Emerald Ash Borer had been confirmed in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in Eagan. It was the first EAB infestation found in Dakota County. The infected tree was detected during a routine visual survey...
January 7, 2015 - 1:10pm
December 26, 2014
Bid awarded for Spring Lake trail section
More than 15 years ago, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners approved the Mississippi River Regional Trail system. A portion in the Spring Lake Park Reserve was included. Last week, the county board awarded a bid to complete the 4.5 miles of the trail, beginning in the spring. ...
December 26, 2014 - 11:52am