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Hastings Star Gazette
McNamara secures GOP endorsement for Minnesota Senate special election
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Grandchildren's pictures could mediate potential constitutional conflict
Two Minnesota lawmakers propose House harassment plan
Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Raiders sets their goals and are ready to exceed them
Hastings boys and girls hockey both split home and away games
Wrestling: Raider wrestling looks to retool, not rebuild
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
Marshan Twp. 2018 Notice of Filing
Notice of Public Sale 010418
Vermillion Twp. 2018 Filings Open
ISD 917 120517 Bd Minutes
Probate Estate Marcella Jackson
Ronald W. Schaar
Lynn Ann Savage
Gloria J. Knoll
Randall E. Overstreet
Virginia Ann Hirte
Letters to the editor: Proud of how Schutt 'ordeal' was handled; McNamara would make us proud in Senate
Column: How do we respond to letters to the editor?
Letters to the editor: Thanks for support of school district; Keep the wreath white
Letters to the editor: HPAAC gala a success; A thank you to Chief Schutt
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
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December 29, 2016
Local officer connects the dots to put sexual predator behind bars
For more than four years, a sexual predator used Facebook and Twitter to trick teenagers into sending him nude photos and other sexually explicit...
December 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
December 26, 2016
Dakota County Chief Deputy honored by Minnesota County Attorneys Association
Dakota County Chief Deputy Phillip Prokopowicz was presented with the MCAA Meritorious Service Award at the Minnesota County Attorneys Association annual meeting. This award honors an individual who has demonstrated leadership in her or his office, or has served in key roles in the...
December 26, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 19, 2016
Tom Novak receives Outstanding Service Award
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Dakota County's Public Services and Revenue Division Director Tom Novak was recognized with Association of Minnesota...
December 19, 2016 - 2:22pm
December 8, 2016
Dakota County proposes 10 percent less spending for 2017
Dakota County is looking to reduce its budget for next year, although its property tax levy is set to increase. The Dakota County Board of Commissioners will vote on the final budget at its Dec. 13 meeting.
December 8, 2016 - 1:09pm
November 23, 2016
Highway 52 reopens after ethanol spill
Icy roads have led to a mess on area roadways, including a pair of major road closures near Hastings. Earlier this morning, Nov. 23, the Dakota...
November 23, 2016 - 11:22am
Hastings man, a former teacher, sentenced for stalking 12-year-old student
A 26-year-old Hastings man, Cody Woodrow Hansen, has been sentenced for stalking a middle school student. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s...
November 23, 2016 - 10:52am
October 11, 2016
Cannon Falls police seek help locating suspect in attempted abduction
Cannon Falls police are seeking the public's help in locating a man suspected of attempting to abduct a 10-year-old girl. According to police, on Sunday, Oct. 9, at approximately 4 p.m., a man reportedly attempted to abduct a 10-year-old female from Lower Hannah's Bend Park in Cannon...
October 11, 2016 - 11:59am
September 27, 2016
Two in custody after spree of stolen, crashed vehicles in SE Minn
Two suspects were taken into custody Monday, Sept. 26, after a bizarre sequence of chases and vehicle crashes in Cannon Falls and Dakota County. According to a news release Monday by Cannon Falls police: Police responded to a driving complaint around 9:21 a.m. of a pickup truck pulling...
September 27, 2016 - 9:13am
August 3, 2016
Hastings man hurts officer during domestic dispute
A 37-year-old Hastings man, Jeramie James Krippner, is facing charges for assaulting a peace officer, obstructing legal process, interference with an emergency call and disorderly conduct, according to charges filed in Dakota County Court on July 28.
August 3, 2016 - 4:53pm
July 29, 2016
Dakota County Drug Task Force highlighted in forfeitures report
State Auditor Rebecca Otto last week released the Criminal Forfeitures Report, which provides information on the amount of cash and property seized subject to forfeiture by Minnesota law enforcement agencies where the final disposition was completed in 2015. The Dakota County Drug...
July 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
July 23, 2016
New In-Custody Courtroom now in use
The new In-Custody Courtroom (ICCR) at the Dakota County Sheriff Department in Hastings went live June 2. The new ICCR is part of the Judicial...
July 23, 2016 - 8:00am
July 22, 2016
Mother in Dakota County crash declared brain dead, to donate organs
ST. PAUL — Elizabeth Calderara, the Cannon Falls woman who was on life support after a Monday car crash in rural Dakota County that killed her husband and 1-year-old daughter, was declared brain dead Wednesday night at Regions Hospital in St. Paul. Calderara’s heart and other...
July 22, 2016 - 9:03am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
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
April 29, 2016
The Arc offers free guardianship workshop in Rosemount May 9
ST. PAUL – Dakota County residents who have a family member with an intellectual or developmental disability can learn more about legal guardianship for their loved one at a free workshop from The Arc Greater Twin Cities. The workshop will be held on Monday, May 9, from 6 p.m. to...
April 29, 2016 - 11:04am