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Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
Girls track and field: Irish win nine events at Prior Lake
Softball: Irish walk off with 4-3 victory over North
Girls lacrosse: Irish take out Park, 11-6
Baseball: Maldonado, Wenzel lead Irish past Eagan
Track and field: Tigers, Irish make outdoor debuts
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Upcoming Events: Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale, ABBASolutely Fab
PHOTOS: The egg hunt hustle
arts and entertainment
SUM 19HA-CV-17-1141 RITTER
CITY PROJECT 470
NOTICE STORM WATER
PUBLIC NOTICE 4-25-17
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Real Estate Showcase
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
December 19, 2013
Ice rinks open for skaters
This time last year, unseasonably warm temperatures left a big question mark on the outdoor ice rink schedule in Farmington and Rosemount. The warm weather made it hard for parks personnel to pour hard ice, but that’s not the case this year. Farmington’s two outdoor hockey...
December 19, 2013 - 10:22am
Grant will fund Spring Lake Park work
A Conservation Partners Legacy grant of $198,000 will help to restore prairie and woodlands on 88 acres in the Spring Lake Park Reserve in Rosemount. The 2008 Minnesota Constitutional Legacy Amendment increases state sales tax and dedicated new revenue to natural resources,...
December 19, 2013 - 10:13am
August 16, 2013
GB bay has growing 'dead zone' where nothing lives; deadly bat disease creeping closer; 8 more state stories
GREEN BAY -- The Bay of Green Bay has a growing “dead zone” where virtually all fish, worms, and insects cannot survive because there’s not enough oxygen in the water. In a public Web seminar Thursday, Tracy Valenta of the Green Bay Metro Sewerage District said the dead zone...
August 16, 2013 - 8:36am
May 23, 2013
River realignment planned for Spring Lake Park
There have been a number of barge groundings, with the subsequent dredging, in the Mississippi River at Spring Lake Park. The U.S. Corps of Engineering is proposing to cut a new channel realignment of the river near the area to reduce the long-term costs of dredging the existing channel....
May 23, 2013 - 9:21am
March 21, 2013
Dakota County will expand regional trail through Rosemount this year
Currently, the Mississippi River Regional Trail stops at the Rosemount border in Inver Grove Heights, but it's about to get longer. Assuming spring does come to Minnesota, Dakota County will construct four-miles of trail through Rosemount this year. Dakota County senior planner...
March 21, 2013 - 12:20pm
February 14, 2013
Dakota County looking for input on trail alignment through Spring Lake Park
Dakota County is looking for community input on the alignment of a four-mile section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail that is being planned through Spring Lake Park Reserve. The public is invited to an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Schaar's Bluff Gathering...
February 14, 2013 - 10:51am
January 10, 2013
Reservations, ski passes now available for parks
The start of the winter season means Dakota County parks are taking registrations for reservations and selling passes for cross country skiing.. A cross country ski pass is required for all skiers 18 and older on Dakota County trails. The ski pass is required for country ski and...
January 10, 2013 - 11:18am
September 27, 2012
A good year to be a bluebird
It's been a banner year for bluebirds at Flint Hills Resources. Ten years ago a Flint Hills employee installed a few bluebird houses on the...
September 27, 2012 - 9:24am
August 23, 2012
Girls night out with guns
There were a lot of sounds Saturday afternoon at the Dakota County Gun Club. There was the pop of pistols, the comparatively quiet report of...
August 23, 2012 - 11:14am
August 9, 2012
Plan for Empire Township park comes into focus
Art, food production and unique camping cabins are the focus of a plan for the first phase of a new Dakota County Park that will start to take...
August 9, 2012 - 10:31am