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Longtime sergeant hangs up his badge
Police report: Jan. 19- Jan. 25 including adult arrests
High-speed rail plans progress
Classic film series will feature Bacall and Bogart
District 196 board mulling over bond referendum
crime and courts
Wrestling: Irish win home duals
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Girls basketball: Poor shooting leads to losses against Apple Valley, Shakopee
Gymnastics: Irish score season high against Tigers
Boys hockey: Second-half streakers
Sawtooth Brothers have big year ahead
Military notes: Airman Michael S. Pistulka
Fundraiser will get people moving
arts and entertainment
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Gretchen Hanson, 27
Gilbert Anderson, 86
Esther V. Loesch, 89
Sandra Lou Pittman, 64
M. Eleanor Grimmer, 83
Nathan Hansen's column: Super Bowl controversy leaves us flat
Editorial: November bond vote makes the most sense
Chuck Brooks' column: Classic television shows stand the test of time
Andrea Langworthy's column: Going places
Nathan Hansen's column: A column that sparkles
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December 11, 2014
Sheriff-elect announces new chief deputy
Dakota County Sheriff-elect Tim Leslie has announced his selection for the position of Chief Deputy Sheriff within the office. Captain Joe Leko will be appointed to the position effective Jan. 2, 2015. Since joining the office in 1997 as part-time employee in the sheriff’s...
news / crime and courts
December 11, 2014 - 3:25pm
Guest opinion: Residents must pay attention to road issues
The 2014 midterm election is behind us. Nov. 4 seemed so long ago. Despite the appearance of time flying by fast, this election had many similarities with past elections. Issues highlighted during the campaign were brought to the forefront. One of the consequential issues citizens...
opinion / columns
December 11, 2014 - 3:08pm
DARTS looking for volunteers to help seniors with outdoor chores
As homeowners try to stay in their houses later in life, many struggle to keep up with some of the necessary chores such as snow removal, mowing, garden clean-up and window washing. To help, DARTS has a volunteer program, called Outdoor Chores, which pairs older homeowners with...
December 11, 2014 - 2:20pm
MNsure workshop available for residents
Choosing a health insurance plan can be a daunting task and sometimes it’s nice to have a little help. That’s the premise behind a series of workshops hosted through a partnership between the Dakota County Library, Portico Healthnet and Dakota County Community Services. ...
news / government
December 11, 2014 - 2:11pm
December 4, 2014
Public input sought for Vermillion watershed plan
The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization is developing a new 10-year plan to guide the future of the watershed, and is seeking public input to help refine the plan. The plan is a state requirement, explained Mark Zabel of the VRWJPO. The first Vermillion River...
December 4, 2014 - 10:23am
November 26, 2014
Dakota County has requests for state legislature
Dakota County has some major requests for the 2015 Minnesota Legislature. They begin with transportation funding, and include bonding requests, support of the Metropolitan Council Regional Park Operations and Maintenance funding, support of equity in community corrections funding,...
November 26, 2014 - 12:37pm
November 13, 2014
Christmas giving program needs donors
If Tara Urbia ever wonders about the impact of Armful of Love, all she needs to do is watch the faces of the people she talks to about the holiday giving program. When they come in, parents often look weighed down, burdened by worries about whether they’ll be able to give...
November 13, 2014 - 1:27pm
Editorial: Improvements are needed on Highway 3
The news that the Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering improvements in the near future for Highway 3 in southern Dakota County — reported on page nine of this week’s edition — should come as a relief to anyone who uses or lives near the road. Highway 3...
November 13, 2014 - 12:42pm
City, county discuss road issues
Annually, Dakota County transportation staff sits down with the Rosemount City Council to discuss upcoming projects that will affect the city. For most of those sessions, the Highway 52 and County Road 42 Interchange improvements are at the forefront of the conversation. This...
November 13, 2014 - 12:26pm
State has changes in mind for Highway 3 corridor
Farmington city engineer Kevin Schorzman doesn’t know exactly what the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plans are for Highway 3, but he knows there will be some detours along the road come the summer of 2016. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved its participation...
November 13, 2014 - 12:13pm
November 6, 2014
Foreclosures are down so far in 2014
The number of mortgage foreclosure sales continues to decline throughout Minnesota. The same story is told in Dakota County numbers. According to numbers released earlier this week by the Minnesota Homeownership Center, there were 4,375 foreclosures in Minnesota in the first...
news / government
November 6, 2014 - 12:33pm
Taizé Prayer service is open to all
On the second Tuesday of every month, a church south of the river will host a Taizé Prayer service. On Nov. 11, St. Joseph Church will be the host church and Bill Bradley, director of worship, hopes residents of all faiths will come out for the event. Taizé is a simple and...
November 6, 2014 - 10:39am
Dakota County board recommends bigger budget
It is a different year than other years when Dakota County has set its annual budgets and tax levies. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners heard the 2015 recommended budget is $356.8 million, which funds the equivalent of 1,777.1 full-time...
news / government
November 6, 2014 - 10:29am
October 23, 2014
Q and A with Dakota County Sheriff candidates
Nov. 4 is right around the corner, Rosemount have some choices to make. In addition to statewide politics, there are elections for city council in Rosemount and Dakota County Sheriff. To help voters make an informed decision, we asked the candidates some questions and...
news / politics
October 23, 2014 - 3:03pm
Anti-crime calendars available through Dakota County
The Dakota County Attorney’s office’s 26th annual crime prevention poster contest calendars are being distributed free of charge at all county library locations and local police departments. The calendar showcases the winning 12 posters of those drawn by over 1,000 students from...
October 23, 2014 - 11:11am