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April 9, 2015
James Kluender has installed bird houses in several Rosemount parks, and he is working on bringing them to other nearby cities.
Rosemount's Birdman works for wildlife
April 9, 2015 - 1:23pm
April 3, 2015
Controlled burns scheduled in Dakota County Parks
April 3, 2015 - 8:00am
January 22, 2015
Southern Dakota County Sportsmen's Club wild game dinner Saturday
January 22, 2015 - 12:21pm
January 7, 2015
Emerald ash borer found in Lebanon Hills
January 7, 2015 - 1:10pm
December 26, 2014
Bid awarded for Spring Lake trail section
December 26, 2014 - 11:52am
October 30, 2014
Friends of the Mississippi River volunteers and Flint Hills Resources employees spent their Saturday morning clearing buck thorn from the Pine Bend Bluffs.
Pine Bend Bluffs restoration work has been a success
October 30, 2014 - 12:53pm
October 2, 2014
Whitetail Woods opened its gates last weekend to the public.
Whitetail Woods opens its gates
October 2, 2014 - 12:40pm
September 4, 2014
Visitors walk the trail to Empire Lake during a July tour of the soon-to-open Whitetail Woods Regional Park.
Volunteers needed for Whitetail Woods grand opening
September 4, 2014 - 11:49am
July 31, 2014
Father Paul Jarvis checks in on the bee hive at St. Joseph button
Sweet responsibility
July 31, 2014 - 10:49am
July 24, 2014
Restored prairie takes shape
July 24, 2014 - 11:55am
July 17, 2014
A bridge connects the parking lot to a commons area at the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Empire Township. The first phase of the park is scheduled to open in September, with future phases already planned.
A park in the making
July 17, 2014 - 10:45am
May 1, 2014
Master gardeners will offer free classes at St. Joseph Church
May 1, 2014 - 12:11pm
April 10, 2014
Dakota County Public Health staff get out for a walk Thursday. The department runs a free four-month walking program called Simple Steps. The program is open to anyone who lives or works in Dakota County.
Walking program pushes fitness
April 10, 2014 - 10:48am
March 27, 2014
The Mississippi River Trail will extend from South St. Paul to Hastings. Ultimately, the trail will be part of a 3,000-mile trail system that goes from Lake Itasca to New Orleans.
Mississippi River Trail is taking shape
March 27, 2014 - 10:50am
Sorgs hope to hold on to land
March 27, 2014 - 10:42am