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Law enforcement vehicles and an ambulance were on the scene of what authorities called "a police incident" Monday, April 22, on Highway 35 in Prescott. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
'Police incident' closes highway in Prescott
1 hour 31 min ago
First graders Aiden Kroska and Lily Johnson read about penguins and butterflies. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Literacy initiative: Multi-year plan in its 1st year at Hastings elementary schools
7 hours 19 min ago
April 20, 2019
Two charged in 2017 River Falls overdose death
April 20, 2019 - 7:40am
April 19, 2019
Starting Sunday, expect delays when traveling westbound on I-494 from Newport
April 19, 2019 - 9:20am
April 18, 2019
Dakota County Board of Commissioners Chair Liz Workman addresses the crowd at the State of the County address on April 17, 2019. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Workman touts SMART Center and highlights existing challenges at State of the County
April 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Dakota County partners with Lyft
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am
April 17, 2019
Construction at Hastings Middle School has begun to update the school's HVAC system and upgrade the gym floor, bleachers, auditorium stage and seating. File photo
Middle school construction plans required some creative thinking
April 17, 2019 - 12:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Ricker 'exhilarated' every day: State commissioner of education touts strong practices
April 17, 2019 - 11:00am
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Farmington man gropes woman, charges allege
April 17, 2019 - 10:18am
April 16, 2019
On March 24, soccer fields at Veterans Park in Hastings were vandalized by vehicles causing nearly 10-inch ruts in some areas. Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
Donor offers $100,000 for Veterans Park repairs
April 16, 2019 - 12:14pm
Invasive silver carp. Courtesy Minnesota DNR
DNR confirms invasive silver carp on St. Croix River near Prescott
April 16, 2019 - 8:33am
Deshler named April Rotary Student of the Month
April 16, 2019 - 5:00am
April 15, 2019
State Rep. Tony Jurgens has authored  bills to help secure funding for the Highway 316 project and the renovation of Hastings City Hall. Now that they have been included on the Capital Investment Committee's bonding bill, the proposals will have to make it through the Ways and Means Committee. Submitted photo
House committee includes Hastings projects on bonding proposal
April 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
Spring Flood Run kicks off riding season
April 15, 2019 - 5:00am
April 13, 2019
Spencer Johnson helps a student make a fishing lure. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Hastings middle school teacher set to retire after nearly 33-year career
April 13, 2019 - 6:00am