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In partnership with the Dakota County Library, Portico Healthnet and CLUES, Dakota County Community Services is holding several workshops to assist people in applying for new MNsure health care programs. MNsure is a one-stop health insurance marketplace where Minnesotans can get help, compare plans and choose from a variety of companies to find quality and affordable coverage. A workshop will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, at Pleasant Hill Library, 1490 S. Frontage Road, Hastings; 651-438-0200, call to register. An application counselor will help attendees set up a MNsure account online, guide them through the application and answer any questions they might have. Anyone interested in attending should bring the names, dates of birth, incomes and Social Security numbers of anyone in their household applying for health care coverage.