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Clinic brings a family focus to mental health care
Looking back: Conservation champ named 50 years ago
Police report: Dec. 8 - Dec. 14
Middle school students show off their art skills
Dakota County Board approves final levy of $129 million
crime and courts
Girls hockey: Irish fall to Farmington
Boys basketball: Irish drop two out of three
Wrestling: Forfeits costly in dual loss at Eastview
Boys hockey: Penalties hurt Irish in loss to Farmington
Gymnastics: Irish begin pursuit of third straight undefeated season
Young actors take to big stages
arts and entertainment
BOARD COMM 11-24-14 Dakota Co Admin
Gordon E. Finley vs. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc.
Aaron M Huebsch Mortgage Foreclosure
Nancy J. Mostad and Thomas M. Motl Mortgage Foreclosure
Coachman Oaks Condominium Association, vs Nordin
Agnes R. "Pody" Corcoran, 78
Carla J. Keto, 71
Jean R. Bonnell, 93
John T. "Jack" Gores, 66
Geraldine L. Bernu, 96
Andrea Langworthy's column: Home is where the tree is
Nathan Hansen's column: Blinded, or worse, with science
Editorial: Passenger rail is an intriguing option
Chuck Brooks' column: Christmas has its place at the movies
Andrea Langworthy's column: It was an exceptional Christmas
Get Out! Deals
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
October 9, 2014
Dakota County land owners can apply for funding
Dakota County commissioners have provided landowners with an opportunity to protect land and water by authorizing a 2015 natural area protection application round. Those interested in applying for this voluntary program need to complete a preliminary application and submit it to the...
news / government
October 9, 2014 - 12:01pm
October 2, 2014
Chamber aims to educate through candidate forums, breakfast series
There’s no doubt politics influences business and to that end the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to make sure the business community is educated and actively involved in the political process. Over the course of the election season, the Dakota County Regional...
news / politics
October 2, 2014 - 1:14pm
Health departments team up to conduct survey
During the next several months, people in 60,000 households in the Twin Cities metropolitan area will be asked to provide information about their health. The Dakota County Public Health Department and seven other local public health departments are conducting a voluntary, confidential...
news / government
October 2, 2014 - 1:07pm
County board sets preliminary tax levy
Dakota County taxpayers may see a 2.6 percent increase in the county share of property taxes in 2015. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners approved a proposed 2015 property tax levy of $129,661,717, an increase of 1 percent from the 2014...
October 2, 2014 - 12:44pm
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 bus dropped off visitors at the park all day. A 5k run was held at noon, and there was food, family activities and games, and music provided...
October 2, 2014 - 12:40pm
October 1, 2014
Report highlights hazards on UMore property
The Minnesota Department of Health wants to know what health concerns Rosemount residents have concerning the Gopher Ordnance Works site. At the request of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Minnesota Department of Health completed a public health assessment of the...
October 1, 2014 - 10:05am
September 18, 2014
Editorial: Judges are an important part of elections
Elections are a big deal, obviously. They determine who will make the decisions for your city, your school district, your state or your country. Residents with a stake in what’s going on in the world around them should vote. Putting those elections on is a big job. Getting...
opinion / editorials
September 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Finally enjoying the fruits of their labor
The trees at Castle Rock Orchard are not what you might imagine when you picture an orchard. There are no spreading branches, no rolling hills to rumble over on a hayride. Just long, straight rows of short trees attached to trellises. The apples are still plenty tasty, though,...
September 18, 2014 - 12:53pm
Dakota Electric makes McGruff kits available
McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota...
September 18, 2014 - 12:39pm
September 11, 2014
Well water testing program expands
Starting this week, private well owners in Empire, Farmington and Rosemount will receive free water testing kits to help Dakota County and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture determine if the ground water contains contaminants. In particular, the kits will test nitrate and...
news / government
September 11, 2014 - 10:39am
August 28, 2014
Dakota County residents can drop-off hazardous waste in Farminton
There will be a free hazardous waste drop-off day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in Farmington. Dakota County residents can safely dispose of unwanted paints, solvents, household chemicals, fluorescent light bulbs, used oil, oil filters, automotive batteries and household...
August 28, 2014 - 10:20am
Garofalo plans opposition to high-speed rail line
Rep. Pat Garofalo, has announced plans to introduce legislation next session to block MnDOT from moving forward with a proposed high-speed “zip line” that would run between MSP International Airport and Rochester. The proposed line is expected to cost more than a billion dollars,...
August 28, 2014 - 10:08am
August 21, 2014
Akron could grow down the road
A corridor study will evaluate the merits of Akron Avenue becoming a north-south arterial roadway to support growth and development. Rosemount has partnered with Dakota County and Inver Grove Heights to fund the study. As development continues on the eastern side of the Rosemount,...
news / government
August 21, 2014 - 12:06pm