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News in Dakota County, Minnesota

Argenta Trail realignment focus of open house
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 12:56:25 -0800

Dakota County and Inver Grove Heights are studying ways to realign Argenta Trail in the area of Minnesota 55 -- and the public is invited to provide feedback on the project.

Education notes: News from schools near you
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 22:06:52 -0700

Education notes DAKOTA COUNTY -- Andrea Engstrom has been named a special-education coordinator for Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan schools.

Candidate sentenced for refusing DWI test
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 11:34:00 -0800

Michelle MacDonald, a Dakota County attorney who lost her bid for the Minnesota Supreme Court last week, was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days of electronic home monitoring for refusing to submit to an alcohol test.

Mary Liz Holberg takes open Dakota County Board seat
Sat, 08 Nov 2014 12:11:29 -0800

A conservative heavy-hitter in the Minnesota Legislature will join the Dakota County Board and two incumbents will remain after defeating challengers in last week’s election.

Suburbs feel shorted on funds for affordable housing
Sat, 01 Nov 2014 12:13:21 -0700

Factors that affect the distribution of money favor central cities, officials say.

Rosemount, Dakota County discussing 2015 transit plans
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 19:08:52 -0800

Rosemount, Ramsey County to also discuss trains, highways, other transport modes in 2015.

College Report: Breitbarth kicking it around in Minnesota
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 10:46:13 -0800

Jordyn Breitbarth has been getting a geography lesson all her life, so it was no surprise that she ended up in Minnesota for college.

$10 million fix to Red Line will save time and money
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:00:47 -0800

The money goes for a new Red Line busway station, saving time and expense

10 days in jail for Dakota County man who killed while again driving without a license
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 07:53:38 -0800

A 33-year-old man who has been cited repeatedly for driving without a license — and has never had one in Minnesota — was given a 10-day jail sentence for being behind the wheel when he crashed a van in Apple Valley and killed his front-seat passenger.

Dakota County commissioners, sheriff elected
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 21:11:33 -0800

Three four-year terms on the Dakota County Board of Commissioners were up for grabs Tuesday.