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Dakota County Technical College will host an open house from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, April 4, featuring campus tours, paying for college guidance, program information and more. This event, held in the west atrium, provides the chance to view classrooms and labs. Additionally, you can talk one-on-one with instructors and staff. A PSEO information session will begin at 5 p.m. Application fees will be waived at the event. Attendees will have the chance to win a $2,000 or $1,000 scholarship for either summer 2019 or fall 2019 classes.
The Hastings Tennis Association (HTA) is the recipient of a $10,000 grant by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Foundation "to support new and ongoing programming initiatives". The USTA announced the award in a press release this past week as part of a final round of grants for 2018 that totalled over $1 million.
The Perpetual Motion gymnastics team recently finished a successful regular season and are preparing for their state meet March 22-24 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Below are recent results for some local gymnasts.
A note to the community, Our phones are down Wednesday March 20, 2019, due to a circuit upgrade. Engineers are working to restore service. The newsroom can be reached by email at email@example.com . Find more contact information at www.rivertowns.net/contact-us .
With the risk of flooding in the Upper Midwest continuing to grow, Xcel Energy is preparing its facilities as well as providing safety information to customers who may be affected. According to a news release Monday, March 18, 2019: Xcel Energy urges caution for customers who now may experience flooding in their homes and businesses. In certain flood-related situations, Xcel Energy may need to disconnect electric and/or natural gas service to ensure customer safety.
Dakota County has temporarily closed a portion of County Road 54/Ravenna Trail due to seasonal flooding. The road has been closed between County Road 91 and County Road 68 in Ravenna Township. Water has covered the roadway at several locations and the pavement has been undermined in a few locations, causing a safety hazard for motorists. Dakota County Transportation on Friday anticipated the road would be closed for approximately one week. Flooding and repairs will be a short-term issue, but to protect public safety the road will be open only to local traffic.
While watching the news one evening, Tab Hanson saw a familiar face flash across the screen — it was the same man who a few days earlier hopped into the vacant driver’s seat of Hanson’s vehicle, pulled a gun, told him to get out and then drove away, according to a criminal complaint filed in St. Croix County Circuit Court.
Plainview Milk Products Cooperative and Hastings Co-op Creamery recently announced a merger. The new company will do business under the Plainview Milk Products Cooperative name, with production facilities in Plainview and Hastings. Consumer milk products will be marketed under the Valley View Farms brand.
With another winter storm forecast to affect the region this weekend, Xcel Energy reminds customers to prepare for severe weather. The company is also monitoring the forecast and is prepared to increase staff or send employees where they may be needed to restore power in the event of storm-related outages, according to a news release.
Due to a winter storm expected to hit the area, the Railway Gallery at Artspace Hastings River Lofts will be closed Saturday, March 9, 2019.