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  1. In Dakota County, political veterans vie for commissioner seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | TwinCities

    In District 6, with 15 of 17 precincts reported, Mary Liz Holberg was leading Chuck Halberg with 62 percent of the vote. District 6 covers Lakeville.

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  2. 3 Dakota County Board seats sought by longtime public servantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | TwinCities

    In District 6, which covers Lakeville, candidates Chuck Halberg and Mary Liz Holberg have more in common than similar names: Both are former Minnesota state legislators. Halberg is a former state senator and state representative, while Holberg is a nine-term state representative who announced in February that she was not seeking another term.

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  3. Dakota County council candidates compare resumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | TwinCities

    The top vote-getter in the August primary was Mark Vaughan, a former member of the city's planning commission and parks and recreation. His opponents are Lori Braucks, a member of the Hastings Charter Commission since 2009; Joanna Bayers, who has been on the Hastings Public Safety Advisory Commission since 2011; and Ian Martin, a member of the Heritage Preservation Commission.

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  4. Education notes: News from schools near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    Lakeville's Ames Arena will host an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 to celebrate its 20th anniversary. Community members are invited for free skating.

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  5. Allina Health bike donations sought for kids in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | TwinCities

    Allina Health will collect bicycle donations for kids in need from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11, at locations across Minnesota and western Wisconsin. New or gently used bikes are accepted at 47 Allina Health hospitals and clinics, including sites in Minneapolis, Blaine, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Farmington and Maplewood.

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  6. Farmington High School prank could lead to charges for 17 studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | TwinCities

    Because of a prank on the first night of this year's homecoming week, 17 Farmington High School students face possible charges. Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist said the police department is taking a zero-tolerance stand when it comes to endangering the lives of students -- even if it's only a prank.

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  7. Farmington Library reopens to two celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | TwinCities

    Dakota County Library will host two separate celebrations this week to recognize the reopening this month of the Farmington Library, which underwent a yearlong renovation. A reopening celebration will be from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday.

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  8. Farmington police deploying body-worn camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | TwinCities

    Many Farmington police officers wear their new body cameras clipped to a pair of clear glasses. It's been just shy of three weeks since the Farmington Police Department received its newest pieces of equipment for officers.

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  9. Dakota County's Whitetail Woods park sets grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | TwinCities

    A grand-opening celebration of Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Farmington will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27. The Dakota County park spans 456 acres featuring rolling hills, woods, wetlands and a small lake.

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  10. Riddle us this, history buffs: Which president 'looked as though he had been weaned on a pickle'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | TwinCities

    Writes Zoo Lou of St. Paul: "I came across some amusing tidbits about Calvin Coolidge, our rather dour 30th president, about whom Alice Longworth, a daughter of Teddy Roosevelt, wryly observed that he 'looked as though he had been weaned on a pickle.' [Bulletin Board notes: Alice Roosevelt Longworth is perhaps better known for this line: "If you haven't got anything nice to say about anybody, come sit next to me."

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  11. Education notes: News from schools near youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | TwinCities

    Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school leaders are inviting community members to learn about and provide feedback on the district's "Vision One91" plan . Meetings are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept.

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  12. Farmington's country music Ramble Jam kicks off FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | TwinCities

    Chase Rice will perform at 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at Ramble Jam, a country music festival that serves as a fundraiser for the Farmington Rotary Club.

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  13. Lakeville veteran to receive Congressional Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | TwinCities

    When the Farmington resident joined the Civil Air Patrol in 1942 as part of the first cadet squadron nationwide, it was because his friends were signing up. He had just turned 15. When O'Connor joined the Army a few years later, he said, it's because a good friend enlisted.

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  14. Farmington veterans memorial to be dedicated Veterans memorial to be dedicated SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    After seven years of planning and fundraising, the recently completed Farmington Area Veterans Memorial will be dedicated during a ceremony from 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Rambling River Park. Leon Orr, chairman of the five-member memorial committee, says people should be proud of the memorial, which started in 2007 as a vision by the late Howard Miller but evolved into a community-wide effort.

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