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Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
Minnesota's Ellison would resign from U.S. House if he wins Democratic post
Minnesota roundup: Man admits to driving drunk, hitting police car; Woman charged with causing brain injury to addiction recovery center employee; 5 more state news stories
Remembering their service
The attack across the globe that hit hard here at home
crime and courts
City of Hastings
Raiders boys' basketball beats Red Wing to open season
Raiders struggle against Burnsville, lose close one to Dodge County
River Blades Skating School performs at grand opening of Wells Fargo Winter Skate Rink
Ingenerf and Girgen compete at state swimming, diving meet
Vikings cut kicker Walsh after another rough outing
Dec. 7 event to highlight veterans sacrifices
Local students perform in Gustavus Adolphus Christmas program
Downtown embraces the season of lights
Holiday Hoopla medallion has been found
Fifth medallion hunt clue released for Holiday Hoopla
arts and entertainment
City of Hastings Public Hearing CHAPTER 34 CITY FEES
Probate of Will Joseph P. Grant
DENMARK TWP - GRANLEY PLAN COMMISSION HEARING
Nininger Township Filings Open
DENMARK TWP - JOHN HEINBUCH Planning Commission Hearing
Naomi "Oma" Therres, 76
John Michael Palmer, 69
M. Margaret Caneff, 89
Donald F. Harris, 83
Ross J. Albertson, 52
Letters to the editor for Dec. 1
Letter: Local support helped African school
In support of Tony Jurgens
In response to Labovitch's letter
Viking cruise port could be smart tourism draw
Real Estate Showcase
July 22, 2016
Highway 52 safety improvement project
The Minnesota Department of Transportation is working on plans to improve safety on Highway 52 between Coates and Cannon Falls. MnDOT hosted an open house for the project in Hampton on July 19. The estimated $6.3 million project is scheduled for spring 2017 through fall 2017. It...
July 22, 2016 - 1:54pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 12, 2016
Minnesota water buffer maps released
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials released maps showing landowners what water needs plant buffers around it, and how deep the buffers must be....
July 12, 2016 - 11:59am
July 8, 2016
Peace Run comes to Hastings
On July 16, a group of runners will carry a torch through Hastings. The event is part of the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, a global torch relay that embodies humanity’s universal aspiration for peace. According to the organization’s website, the event “simply strives to...
July 8, 2016 - 9:39am
July 7, 2016
Hastings to get new community transportation service
DARTS and Hastings community partners have teamed up to accommodate Hastings residents with a new community transportation service that will allow residents without cars to have a reliable and convenient service. In an effort to create a transportation plan that will help everyone,...
July 7, 2016 - 10:09am
July 3, 2016
Local solar project to turn land into pollinator haven
Enel Green Power North America (EGP-NA) has started construction on a new solar power site just north of Hastings. Part of the Aurora Solar project,...
July 3, 2016 - 8:00am
June 30, 2016
Highway 61 reconstruction project in Denmark Township scheduled to begin July 5
Motorists will experience delays and congestion on Highway 61 in Denmark Township as crews begin road realignment work on Tuesday, July 5, according to a Minnesota Department of Transportation news release. Beginning at 9 a.m. July 5, crews will be prepping the road for construction...
June 30, 2016 - 4:11pm
Hastings gets first cultivated hemp field in Minnesota since 1950
John Strohfus, owner of Strohfus Stock Farm in Hastings, grows a lot of things, but recently with the help of his partners Ben Thurmes and Ken...
June 30, 2016 - 3:06pm
May 21, 2016
County ranks high with its residents
Dakota County residents continue to like living here and rate the quality of life very good. That is the indication from the 2016 Multi-County Residential Opinion Survey conducted earlier this year. The survey was done in collaboration with Olmsted, Scott, St. Louis and Washington...
May 21, 2016 - 8:00am
May 3, 2016
Flint Hills Resources celebrates Arbor Day by planting 5,000th tree in Dakota County
Rosemount, Minn. – Flint Hills Resources celebrated Arbor Day last week after planting its 5,000th tree in Dakota County. Since 2008, Flint...
May 3, 2016 - 8:19am
April 21, 2016
River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix River Crossing project heads into its prime construction season with officials hoping enough pieces will...
April 21, 2016 - 6:10pm
March 31, 2016
County population grows by four percent
Last week, the Metropolitan Council reported that the Twin Cities metropolitan region has reached its highest population in history, surpassing more than 3 million residents. Dakota County experienced some of that growth increase since 2010. The U.S. Census Bureau released population...
March 31, 2016 - 9:14am
New polling data on Walker, U.S. Senate race; many left undecided in Supreme Court race; Cruz, Sanders top poll in state; nine more state news stories
MILWAUKEE – Gov. Scott Walker's job approval rating has slowly risen during the past month. The latest Marquette Law School poll gives Walker 43 percent approval among 1,400 registered voters -- while 53 percent disapprove. It was the first time in almost one year that the Republican...
March 31, 2016 - 8:16am
March 17, 2016
UPDATE: Police confirm deceased missing woman found in submerged van
UPDATE 9 p.m. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the body of missing Hager City woman Marya Christiansen was found in her submerged...
March 17, 2016 - 9:39am
March 10, 2016
Horse owners' workshop scheduled for March 21
The 2012 Agricultural Census counted 66,384 horses in Minnesota, down from 90,140 in 2009, with 2,243 horses in Washington County, 2254 in Dakota,...
March 10, 2016 - 2:28pm