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Eagan-Lakeville food shelf changes name to The Open Door
The name change, which goes into effect Thursday, "more accurately portrays our expanding services and outreach throughout greater Dakota County," Pete Mallinger, board president, said in a news release.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Fillmore County Journal
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Spring truck weight restrictions on state highways begin March 14 for Minnesota's Southeast, South and Metro frost zones, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
New faces on Dakota County township boards
In Castle Rock Township, Jeff Partington received 102 votes, defeating Norbert Kuhn and Michael Kiefer .
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Running of the Bulls Events Scheduled in Elk River
In the event, runners sprint a quarter of a mile with live bulls. They can jump over fences to escape along the course if needed.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Eagan mom, stepdad get probation for punishing teen in odd ways
An Eagan couple accused of forcing the woman's 15-year-old son to do thousands of pushups and run miles outside in the cold, among other odd punishments, pleaded guilty last week to malicious punishment of a child.
Design begins for Old Cedar bridge renovation
The 1920 steel bridge has been closed since 2002, but has been approved for a $1.6 million renovation contract.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
IGH moves forward with trailhead project
Folks got closer to the river by crossing the bridge at its grand opening June 11, 2011.
Dakota County township board elections to be held Tuesday
All 13 of the county's townships will hold elections, but just four races in three townships are being contested.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Biz briefs: Lucky's 13 Pub is coming to Burnsville Center
Tom Nilsen, a manager for the small restaurant chain, said he expects the new outlet to be open in May or June.
Eagan show makes a statement with quilts
Mindy Way-Johnson, of White Bear Lake, sorted fabric at a booth for Twin Cities Quilting of Roseville, while shop owner Faye Hock chatted with Laura Nagel, who organizes the show, which honors Women's History Month.
Dakota County news briefs: Summer job fair at Inver Grove community center
Those interested in spring and summer jobs with the city's Parks and Recreation Department, including at The Grove aquatics and fitness center, can attend a job fair from 4-6 p.m. Sunday at Veterans Memorial Community Center.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The details behind law enforcement's flip-flop on medical marijuana
Only a few months ago, Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom called a press conference to announce that "marijuana is not a medicine."
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Businessman pleads guilty to swindling collection agency clients
Four years after the state shut down his collection agency and nearly two years after he was formally charged with stealing money from his clients, Rosemount resident Scott Schoaf has pleaded guilty to charges of theft and theft by swindle.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
South arts briefs: Carleton College Orchestra invites public to its winter concert
The public is invited to the Carleton College Orchestra's winter concert at 8 p.m. Friday in the college's concert hall.
Closer in: Cities first alarmed, now mollified
With businesses such as Rahr Malting , one of the two largest barley malters in the United States, and incoming businesses such as Shutterfly, Shakopee has growing employment opportunities.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Collection Agency Owner Sentenced For Major Financial Fraud
A 50-year-old Rosemount man has pleaded guilty to one count each of theft and theft by swindle while being the owner of a collection agency, the Dakota County Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Applications open for people who want to weigh in on Lebanon Hills Park plan
Dakota County will give a new citizens advisory panel until the end of this year to present a recommendation about the future of Lebanon Hills Regional Park, including whether it should have a new trail.
Dakota County town briefs: Eagan Founation awards civic grants
Kathy Andrews led the Eagan Men's Chorus, while IvaNell Monson, who has accompanied the group for 26 years, played the piano.
Dakota County seeks to use eminent domain to buy land for park
Dairy farmer William Sorg stands to lose a cabin and 77 acres of woodlands that abut his fields.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Westport College Student Killed In Minnesota Crash
A 20-year-old college student from Westport was killed in a car crash just miles from his school's campus in Minnesota on Friday afternoon, according to a press release from the college.