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Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Marching to Manhattan: Rosemount High School Marching Band proud to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
crime and courts
Rosemount girls' hockey starts 1-2
Irish athletes sign collegiate letters of intent
Rosemount football falls to Minnetonka
Skill, not luck, of the Irish? Rosemount swimmers win 7th-straight conference title
Sections sweep sends cross country teams to state
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Sarah and Rodolfo Soria
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Jeremy Clegg
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lynn Rathbun
Dakota Cty. AFB Western Service Center, Juvenile Service Center
Dakota County AFB 2017 Galaxie Library Renovation
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Gerald "Jerry" L. Sacks
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Sharon Ann Priebe
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: Not too early to talk Christmas films
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Help start the holiday season, send off the RHS marching band
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Viewpoint: RHS Marching Band deserves our pride and thanks
Letter to the editor: Huusko is good for our schools
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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
October 30, 2014
Pine Bend Bluffs restoration work has been a success
When Flint Hills Resources, the Friends of the Mississippi River and Great River Greening started working together in 1999 to restore the Pine...
October 30, 2014 - 12:53pm
October 2, 2014
Whitetail Woods opens its gates
Hundreds of visitors attended the grand opening of Dakota County’s new Whitetail Woods Regional Park on Sept. 27. Shuttle bus after shuttle...
October 2, 2014 - 12:40pm
September 4, 2014
Volunteers needed for Whitetail Woods grand opening
When the gates to Whitetail Woods Regional Park open for the first time Sept. 27, it will be the first new regional park in Dakota County since...
September 4, 2014 - 11:49am
July 31, 2014
As part of God’s creation, Fr. Paul Jarvis believes people have a responsibility to be good stewards of the environment. Presently, a vital...
July 31, 2014 - 10:49am
July 24, 2014
Restored prairie takes shape
When work started on the Rosemount Wildlife Preserve, the task was big. A hay field had to be turned into a natural prairie and a buckthorn-riddled oak forest had to be cleaned out. “The buckthorn was so dense you couldn’t walk through,” said Karen Schik, restoration ecologist...
July 24, 2014 - 11:55am
July 17, 2014
A park in the making
Tucked away off a gravel stretch of 170th Street is the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park, a gem few know about, but many will want to discover. ...
July 17, 2014 - 10:45am
May 1, 2014
Master gardeners will offer free classes at St. Joseph Church
Looking to start a garden and want some expert advice? The Dakota County Master Gardeners will conduct a series of educational talks at St. Joseph Church starting May 12. The first presentation will focus on setting up a garden for success. Master gardener Patti Jeffrey said...
May 1, 2014 - 12:11pm
April 10, 2014
Walking program pushes fitness
Walking regularly has all sorts of benefits.
April 10, 2014 - 10:48am
March 27, 2014
Mississippi River Trail is taking shape
Dakota County has been hard at work in recent years to acquire the land it needs to build a 27-mile trail that would stretch from South St. Paul...
March 27, 2014 - 10:50am
Sorgs hope to hold on to land
Bill Sorg said last week he’s doing what he can to prevent Dakota County from taking 77 acres of his land, but he’s not entirely optimistic that he’s going to win. He’s one of three landowners affected by the county board of commissioners’ decision to take land for Spring...
March 27, 2014 - 10:42am
Dakota County makes a deal for Spring Lake Park land
Dakota County and one of the property owners involved in a bitter fight over their land at Spring Lake Park came to an agreement last week. The county’s board of commissioners met in a closed meeting last week to discuss the condemnation case with the family of the late Richard...
March 27, 2014 - 10:39am
March 7, 2014
Residents can have input on park plan
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested applicants to serve on its Lebanon Hills Regional Park 2014 Master Plan Citizen Panel and review specific elements of the park’s draft 2014 master plan to provide comments to the board. The panel — which will...
March 7, 2014 - 8:00am
February 27, 2014
Fight brewing over park plan
Landowners near Spring Lake Park are locked in what has become a bitter fight with Dakota County over their property. The county is planning to take the property by March 31 by using a process called quick take condemnation. The landowners, meanwhile, are doing everything they...
February 27, 2014 - 10:39am