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New traffic changes in downtown due to construction this week
Local guitarist inducted into Rock and Roll Music Association
In wake of fire, Majeski family thanks community for outpouring of support
New In-Custody Courtroom now in use
Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Hastings
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Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
Hawks lose early lead to Aces in CCVL matchup
Amateur Baseball: Red Wing storms back against Hastings
Northland Outdoors Television to debut on Fox Sports North across Upper Midwest
Black Dirt Theater presents summer musical, ‘The Wizard of Oz’
Rivertown Days photos
Pokémon Go craze comes to Hastings
Former Hastings couple celebrates 70 years of marriage
Farm market lets shoppers fill their kitchens with locally grown produce
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LEGAL NOTICE OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST DENMARK TOWNSHIP, WASHINGTON COUNTY, MINNESOTA
NININGER TOWNSHIPNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGSTATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTIES OF DAKOTA AND WASHINGTON CITY OF HASTINGS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING IN THE MATTER OF RICHARD BEBEL FAMILY TRUST
CITY OF HASTINGS NOTICE OF PRIMARY ELECTION
Robert E. Nelson, 84
Andrew B. Fredline
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Janice Nesvig, 75
Letter: Hastings boat launch is not user friendly
Letter: Youth represented Hastings well in Guatemala
Letter: St. Philip’s sale was good, theft of glasses was not
Letter: Say ‘no’ to rigged politics
Viewpoint: Honor America's freedom June 14
Real Estate Showcase
August 10, 2011
Former county employee sentenced
A former Dakota County Social Services employee, Aleathea McWilliams, 52, has been sentenced to serve 30 days in jail, and complete 40 hours of community work service and 10 years of probation in connection with a theft of funds and bus passes. She was also ordered to pay restitution...
August 10, 2011 - 11:21am
June 23, 2011
Agricultural outreach program continues
Dakota County and the Vermillion River Watershed have played a leadership role in how to understand and address groundwater and surface water contamination from agricultural activities through the Agricultural Outreach program, developed as a result of the Hastings Area Nitrate Study....
June 23, 2011 - 9:46am
County renews auto insurance with Travelers
Dakota County has renewed its commercial auto insurance with Travelers Insurance for an annual premium of $174,328, or a 3.1 percent increase over the current premium. The policy is in place from July 1, 2011, to July 1, 2012, with a liability coverage limit per claim of $500,000...
June 23, 2011 - 9:42am
April 21, 2011
Residential market valuations decrease 2 to 4 percent in Dakota County
If you own a residential property in Dakota County, chances are the market value of that property decreased this year. The annual 2011 market value report released this week by Dakota County Assessing Services shows that market value changes varied across property types for the...
April 21, 2011 - 10:19am
March 31, 2011
State work crew contract approved for county's parks department
The Dakota County Parks Department will continue to use minimum-security prison inmates to provide park improvement for the next two years. At its regular meeting last week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners approved a two-year contract with the State of Minnesota for an Institution...
March 31, 2011 - 3:15pm
March 29, 2011
Shakopee man killed in rollover on 52
One man is dead after his car rolled over off Highway 52 south of 250th Street Tuesday morning. Eric Bruss, 36, of Shakopee, was the sole occupant...
March 29, 2011 - 10:56am
February 28, 2011
Former Dakota County employee charged with theft
A former Dakota County employee, Aleathea McWilliams, 52, has been charged with theft (over $5,000) and possession of stolen property (valued between $1,000 and $5,000), both felonies. She allegedly stole funds and bus passes from Dakota County while she was employed as a case aid...
crime and courts/News
February 28, 2011 - 8:55am
February 17, 2011
New commander named in Sheriff's Office
Dan Scheuermann, a 22-year-employee with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, has been promoted to commander. His appointment became effective Monday, Feb. 14. Scheuermann's most recent position has been captain in the patrol division. During his career, he has held a variety of...
February 17, 2011 - 10:07am
Dakota County honors its employees
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners honored Dakota County employees with anniversary years of service this week. A total of 91 employees with more than 20 years of service were recognized. Another 175 employees observing 10 and 15 years of services were also honored Tuesday,...
February 17, 2011 - 10:06am
February 3, 2011
Beets beat salt on below-zero temps: County using ice melter made mostly of beet juice
The same vegetable kids across the country try to hide on their plates at dinnertime could help keep your car securely on Dakota County roads during the coldest days of winter. The county's highway department started experimenting last winter with an ice-melting product made up primarily...
February 3, 2011 - 9:39am
January 28, 2011
Dakota County Attorney's office restructures
Reduced caseloads and reductions in staff have resulted in a restructuring of the Dakota County Attorney's office. "We are eliminating our Juvenile and Protective Services Division and combining this work with our Criminal and Civil Divisions," said Dakota County Attorney James...
January 28, 2011 - 10:49am
January 20, 2011
Sheriff's office plans neighborhood meeting in Hampton
Join the Dakota County Sheriff's Office in Hampton for a chance to talk about issues in your neighborhood, concerns about public safety, or just meet and greet deputies and learn more about the department. The meeting is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20, at the Hampton City...
January 20, 2011 - 8:46am
About $8.4 million in stimulus funds sent to Dakota County
It has been almost two years since the federal government passed the federal stimulus package, also known as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), which provided more than $778 billion for infrastructure projects, health care, education, housing, energy efficiency programs,...
January 20, 2011 - 8:45am
January 17, 2011
2010 was record year for mortgage foreclosures in Dakota County
The number of mortgage foreclosures in Dakota County increased by about 300 in 2010, compared to 2009, according to the most recent figures numbers released by that office. Sales totaled 2,168. According to Sgt. Rob Shingledecker, who is in charge of the Sheriff's Office Civil Division,...
January 17, 2011 - 3:43pm
January 14, 2010
DCC executive director will retire
Dakota Communications Center executive director Kent Therkelsen has announced he will retire this spring. "In 2006 when I got involved with this I wanted to be part of a start-up project. It's been my plan all along to leave when I felt that there was good operational stability,"...
January 14, 2010 - 9:15am