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Minn. roundup: Heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths; Crystal police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
USDA grant will help study resident retention in rural Minnesota
More than 400 runners compete in Apple Blossom races
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
crime and courts
City of Hastings
HHS softball beats Eastview 2-1 in first round of section playoffs
HHS girls golf coming to end of regular season
HHS boys' lacrosse goes 2-1 in last two weeks
HHS softball beats Eastview in first round of section playoffs
Raider boys' lacrosse splits last week's games
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Benefit for Bentley to be held June 17
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Local thespians: Black Dirt Theater auditioning for ‘Mary Poppins’
Garage Sale Map Hunter
arts and entertainment
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Letter: Love thy neighbor
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
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
March 8, 2016
Study highlights problem nitrate levels in local groundwater
A report submitted in January to the state legislature by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) put a spotlight on water quality concerns. The report, which is the result of a 2013 legislative directive to the MPCA, focused on groundwater contaminates and recommendations for...
March 8, 2016 - 4:44pm
February 29, 2016
Dakota County's mortgage foreclosures dropped by 18 percent in 2015
The number of homes lost to foreclosure in Minnesota is at its lowest level since 2005, according to a recently-released report from the Minnesota Homeownership Center. There is also good news for Dakota County as well. The report, titled “Foreclosures in Minnesota,” identified...
February 29, 2016 - 1:59pm
February 24, 2016
DNR reports bighead carp caught on Minnesota River
A bighead carp was caught by a commercial angler last week on the Minnesota River near New Ulm, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The 25-pound male fish is the first bighead carp and second invasive carp confirmed in the Minnesota River. A grass carp was...
February 24, 2016 - 1:19pm