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VIDEO: Hundreds of volunteers fill sandbags as flood preparations continue on Prairie Island
City welcomes new employees, swears in new officers
Flood safety tips released by Pierce County Emergency Management
Notice: Phones down March 20, 2019 for upgrades
Flood preparation actions: City Council briefs
crime and courts
Lynch's contract not renewed as Raiders girls' basketball coach
Where Are They Now?
Local gymnasts prepare for state
Opinion: Could summer sports be the answer?
Hastings boys' basketball named Class AAAA academic champs
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
DAKOTA COUNTY: Public Accuracy Test 03/29/19
ISD 917: 03/05/19 School Board Meeting Minutes
Probate Notice: John L. Davidson 19HA-PR-19-144
Probate Notice: Mark A. Kaufmann 19HA-Pr-19-125
Dakota County Ad for Bids: Pine Bend Historical Marker Restoration
Here's how Xcel Energy is preparing for spring flooding, and how customers can prepare too
Hastings Creamery 'co-ops' with Plainview Milk Products
Spiral Brewery cans first batch of brews
VIDEO: Twin brothers open RC racing store in Woodbury
Hastings Dunn Brothers hit in data breach
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Willa Lee (Womack) Schickling
Teresa Kruger Hoopman
Raymond E. Bestler Sr.
Agnes Ann Holmes (Malloy)
Gary A. Passauer
Everett Edward McCarthy
Leo & Arolyne Hackett celebrate 65th Wedding Anniversary
Letter: What are they afraid of?
Editorial: Spring brings hope with flooding concerns
Viewpoint: Being prepared at the Legislature for inevitable disaster relief
Letter: Protect the Earth, cut back on plastic
Gov. Walz: Budget makes historic investment in Greater Minnesota
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March 4, 2019
Lawmakers greenlight emergency funding to keep MNLARS fixes moving
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers need to approve emergency funding or risk losing contractors that know how to fix the state's troubled drivers...
March 4, 2019 - 5:10pm
February 27, 2019
MNIT yields mixed results 8 years after lawmakers called for consolidation, report shows
ST. PAUL — About eight years after the creation of the state's hub for information technology services, reviews of the agency yielded mixed...
February 27, 2019 - 4:03pm
December 18, 2018
'It’s just crazy': MNLARS delays, difficulties persist
ST. PAUL — Minnesota officials are wading through a backlog of vehicle license and title applications which has fueled extended wait times...
December 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 27, 2018
MNLARS better, but no money to finish fixing it
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should get better service than last July, when the state introduced new motor vehicle license and title computer...
June 27, 2018 - 4:26pm
March 20, 2018
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
ST. PAUL—A fix for the troubled Minnesota License and Registration System that has frustrated thousands of vehicle owners may be close....
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am
March 15, 2018
MNLARS talks to go over weekend
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota vehicle registration, title and licensing computer system will remain in limbo at least through the weekend. An...
March 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
March 6, 2018
DMV mess: Minnesota's new IT boss 'hamstrung' by lawmakers
ST. PAUL—The general says she's being hamstrung in her mission. On Tuesday, March 6, Minnesota National Guard Brig. Gen. Johanna Clyborne — the newly appointed commissioner for the state's IT department, said delays by the Republican-led Legislature are prohibiting her...
March 6, 2018 - 7:41pm
March 2, 2018
Capitol Chatter: MNLARS issues foreshadow future projects
ST. PAUL—Minnesota state government's aging computer systems' problems could be a common issue unless the information technology agency...
March 2, 2018 - 1:12pm
February 26, 2018
Viewpoint: State has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Minnesotans work hard and pay their taxes. In return, they expect and deserve high quality, efficient services from their state government....
February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 24, 2018
General to take command of troubled Minnesota IT agency, focus on fixing MNLARS
ST. PAUL—The governor brought in an Army general to lead the Minnesota information technology department, which is struggling to fix a...
January 24, 2018 - 6:04pm
Dayton's take on attending the Super Bowl
ST PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is transparent about how much his Super Bowl ticket cost but not so much about which team may earn his...
January 24, 2018 - 5:47pm
November 1, 2017
Car dealers, owners see vehicle title registrations pile up
Vehicle title registration remains one of the biggest sticking points in the new Minnesota Licensing and Registration System launched in July....
November 1, 2017 - 8:30am