Dakota County Newswire

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  1. WSP posts commission openingsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Roseville Review

    ... beautification a Lower Mississippi River Watershed Management Organization includes seven cities in northern Dakota County and southern Ramsey County and monitors water in an area where surface water ultimately discharges to the Mississippi River a ...

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  2. Minnesota handgun permits drop in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TwinCities

    ... in County led the state with about 5,300 permits issued in 2014, followed by Anoka County at just under 3,000. Dakota County issued the third-most at about 2,700; Ramsey was fourth at 2,400.

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  3. WSP updates 2001 Robert Street Renaissance PlanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Roseville Review

    ... member Dave Wright said the Robert Street revamp is a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to do it right." The Dakota County Transportation Department has scheduled two public open houses to provide updates and discuss the final results of the Robert ...

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  4. Multi-agency callout, and then some, nets suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Roseville Review

    ... phone caller who'd spotted him as he doubled back to the 800 block of 21st Avenue. The man was taken to the Dakota County jail with a stop to be checked out at a hospital along the way. Police Chief Bud Shaver said later that the entire incident ...

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  5. Briefs: Dakota County opts for fewer sirens for severe weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    In the past, the sirens were sounded during tornado warnings and any severe thunderstorm warnings. Sirens were activated 96 times from 2010- to 2014, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  6. Empty Bowls fundraiser fights hunger in Dakota CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    ... Getting to a food shelf, or even to a grocery store, is especially challenging for low-income families in Dakota County because public transportation is limited. "Geographically the region is so large," Horn said. "If somebody lives in Inver Grove ...

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  7. Inver Grove Heights delays Argenta Trail realignment decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Star Tribune

    ... Hwy. 55 and Interstate 494 in order to serve anticipated development, is a joint effort between the city and Dakota County. The county has put forth five options for the project's northern side, where the highest number of home acquisitions - up to ...

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  8. Eagan joins the emerald ash borer warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | TwinCities

    ... Minnesota) in 2009, my expectation would have been that it wouldn't take until late 2014 for it to show up in Dakota County." With the discovery, Dakota County joined five other counties in the state -- Ramsey, Hennepin, Houston and Olmstead and ...

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  9. Inver Grove Heights City Council postpones contentious Argenta Trail decisionRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Roseville Review

    ... still affect at least one house, severing a developer's plot of land in most cases. While representatives from Dakota County did not recommend Option 3a to council members, most residents in attendance contended it's the most equitable option. ...

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  10. Probation, apologies required of driver in Farmington homecoming hazing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    ... exercising gross negligence that resulted in bodily harm, in connection with the incident on Sept. 28. Dakota County District Judge Michael Mayer sentenced the teen to six months of probation and 25 hours of community work service. She also must ...

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  11. Farmington Girl, 17, Gets Probation, Community Service After Hazing IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - A 17-year-old Farmington girl pleaded guilty Monday to taking part in a high school hazing incident where she drove a car with two junior students locked in the trunk. The Dakota County Attorney's Office said the teenager, who has not been named, pleaded guilty Monday to gross misdemeanor criminal vehicular operation in connection with the September 2014 incident.

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  12. Probation, apologies required of teen driver in Farmington hazing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    ... exercising gross negligence that resulted in bodily harm, in connection with the incident on Sept. 28. Dakota County District Judge Michael Mayer sentenced the teen to six months of probation and 25 hours of community work service. She also must ...

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  13. Farmington Teen Pleads Guilty in Homecoming Prank CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KSTP

    ... driving the vehicle while two other teens were locked in the trunk as part of a prank on Sept. 28, 2014. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says she pleaded guilty Tuesday to her involvement and was sentenced to six months of probation and 25 hours ...

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  14. Eagan Police, Dispatcher Help To Deliver Baby GirlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Patch.com

    Eagan Police Officers and a Dakota County Dispatcher helped deliver this healthy baby girl in the family's home Saturday.

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  15. 9 a.m. update: Rush hour wrap upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Star Tribune

    ... in Chaska and Shakopee respectively. The snow also hampered the drive on I-35 through Lakeville and northern Dakota County. A rash of spin outs after 7:45 a.m. with a crashes tossed in for good measure bound up traffic on eastbound Hwy. 212 from ...

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  16. Inver Grove Heights postpones decision on Argenta Trail projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | TwinCities

    The Inver Grove Heights City Council on Monday postponed a decision on where to run the northern portion of Argenta Trail, a Dakota County road that could force out neighboring residents depending on what new path it takes. After hearing that another homeowner-friendly realignment design is now an option, the city council agreed to give time for city staff, county officials, a housing developer and neighborhood residents to meet and try and figure out a compromise that will work for everyone.

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  17. Eagan: Dispatcher helps woman deliver her sister's babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | TwinCities

    ... trained to help. It's more common for emergency dispatchers, said Cheryl Pritzlaff, operations director at the Dakota County Dispatch Center. Since the center consolidated all county calls in 2007, it's happened 10 to 15 times, she said. Dispatchers ...

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  18. Dakota County Sheriff's Office To Take The PlungeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    ... Lake Beach to support Minnesota Special Olympics for the 10th Annual South Metro Polar Bear Plunge. The Dakota County Sheriff's Office has been instrumental in the success of this plunge since 2005 as organizers, plungers and Sheriff's Office Dive ...

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  19. 2 men facing theft charges in Dakota County burglary spreeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Marshall Independent

    Police say surveillance video connects 29-year-old Johnathen Jeramie Johnson of Cottage Grove and 25-year-old Ryan Michael Merchant of South St. Paul to thefts that took place at three stores on Feb. 15. KSTP-TV reports they're accused of stealing more than $1,500 worth of merchandise from the stores in Cottage Grove and Inver Grove Heights. Both men are charged with felony theft and misdemeanor fleeing a peace officer.

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  20. Dakota County: Severe weather sirens to be sounded less oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | TwinCities

    Outdoor warning sirens will go off less often in Dakota County, sounding only for tornado warnings and storms with winds of 70 mph or higher, the sheriff's office announced Monday. In years past, they've gone off for all severe thunderstorm warnings.

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