Dakota County Newswire

Dakota County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dakota County, MN.

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  1. Hastings man guilty of stealing from his grandmotherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | TwinCities

    A 21-year-old Hastings man has been convicted of stealing a car, jewelry and painkillers from his grandmother while she was out of town. Jake Russell Kerber pleaded guilty in Dakota County Court on Wednesday to one count of burglary.

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  2. Troy and Norien LaFaye's journey from Facebook to WWII weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... a WWII "living history" event held at the Dakota City Heritage Village - a makeshift, old-timey town on the Dakota County Fairgrounds. Friends and random strangers would file into a rebuilt church to watch a reenacting serviceman marry a local woman ...

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  3. Agriculture A'Good FitA' for Drone TechnologyRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Society for Quality

    At the end of a dirt road in Dakota County, University of Minnesota researchers lean over the back of a pickup truck and tinker with a black, eight-armed machine about the size of an office wastebasket. Minutes later tiny rotor blades on each arm whir into action, their whine sounding like a huge swarm of bees as the octocopter shoots vertically 200 feet into the air and buzzes down the field on a mission.

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  4. Farmington, Rosemount police join Apple Valley's public safety TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... stories then close out the final 20 minutes. The first feature of the newly combined show looked at the ways Dakota County police departments and its sheriff's office collaborate. Public access television tends to get a bad rap for being dull, Moore ...

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  5. Dakota County warrant sweep will mark anniversary of Scott Patrick's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | TwinCities

    The Dakota County Sheriff's Office will lead a sweep for suspects with outstanding warrants Thursday to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the death of Scott Patrick. Patrick, a 47-year-old Mendota Heights police veteran, was shot to death July 30, 2014, while making a traffic stop in West St. Paul.

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  6. Skipper of his own fate, but asleep at the wheelRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Roseville Review

    After a 20-year-old man was pulled over at Butler Avenue and Highway 52 at 10:45 p.m. July 20, police found illegal drugs and un-permitted firearms in his vehicle. He was arrested and transported to Dakota County Jail.

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  7. continue readingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Roseville Review

    ... place the dirt on the Highway 52 median was a "no-brainer" after the option was realized and then approved by Dakota County and the City of Inver Grove Heights. "Anytime we haul dirt it's going to cost us money, especially if we have to haul it to a ...

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  8. Homicide conviction received in death of Carrie OlsonRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Roseville Review

    ... area in December, 2013. The investigation of her disappearance and murder was a joint effort between the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office, and the Rock Island ...

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  9. Free meals available to area children this summerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Roseville Review

    This summer area school districts, including 197, 199, and 6, are participating in the Minnesota Department of Education's Summer Food Service Program. These districts are providing free, healthy breakfast and lunch meals at multiple schools in northern Dakota County to children ages 18 and younger.

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  10. Julie Manworren Named Diversity in Business Award WinnerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | PRWeb

    ... with ARRM, a Minnesota state association of organizations that provide community-based services, and the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Prior to joining Living Well Disability Services, Manworren served as the Executive Director of ...

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  11. Minnesota man gets 17 years for injuring childRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Marshall Independent

    A South St. Paul man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for injuring his girlfriend's 15-month-old son. Twenty-two-year-old Lamar Crump was sentenced Friday in Dakota County court.

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  12. Agriculture could be biggest user of commercial dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... flight 65 meters above the field, and returned to land at the flip of a switch. At the end of a dirt road in Dakota County, University of Minnesota researchers lean over the back of a pickup truck and tinker with a black, eight-armed machine about ...

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  13. Metro briefs: Volunteers clear tons of trash from Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... on 12,700 miles of shoreline. For more information visit www.mndnr.gov/adoptariver. Two events Thursday in Dakota County will recognize the anniversary of Mendota Heights Officer Scott Patrick's shooting death while in the line of duty. Signs noting ...

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  14. Canadian Doctor Under Fire for Texting Inappropriate Picture of PatientRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Victoria urologist Dr. John Kinahan admits to snapping a photo of an ob... Governor Pete Ricketts Friday announced Dakota County as Nebraska's newest Livestock Friendly County , designated through a program administered by the Nebraska Departm... SEWARD, Neb. - The Concordia University athletic department has announced its partnership with radio stations in York, Neb., on a three-year contract agreement that will pr... -- The Special Olympics world games kicks off on Saturday and the event which happens every four years, is drawing thousands of participants from around the glob... -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she'll testify in October before a House Select Committee about the terror attack in Benghazi, Libya in 2012.

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  15. Arts briefs: Apple Valley Live! Theater Company to perform 'Twelfth Night' at Kelley ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... The event is for those age 21 and over. The cost is $36, which includes supplies and two glasses of wine. The Dakota County Library is looking for 40 local authors, illustrators, publishers and literary agents to take part in its Local Author Fair ...

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  16. Briefs: Hanifl Family Wild Woods nature play area opens at Minnesota ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | Star Tribune

    ... in Lebanon Hills Regional Park in December. Because of that, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has added Dakota County to its list of quarantined counties, restricting the movement of ash trees and all hardwood firewood to non-quarantined ...

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  17. Motorcyclist Trapped Under Car Calls Rescue a MiracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... attacks this year, according to the BBC. Individuals convicted... Governor Pete Ricketts Friday announced Dakota County as Nebraska's newest Livestock Friendly County (LFC), designated through a program administered by the Nebraska Departm... ...

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  18. Summit Charter school's shaky start continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | TwinCities

    The opening of a Dakota County charter school has been derailed after questions were raised about possible ties to a Muslim organization and a now-defunct charter investigated for teaching Islam. Summit Charter School was scheduled to open in Inver Grove Heights next month, but Innovative Quality Schools, or IQS, the authorizer charged with overseeing the school, announced Wednesday that it would delay the opening by one year.

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  19. The Drive: New service fuels more MTVA ridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority on Friday released numbers that show ridership is up 6 percent for the first six months of 2015 when compared with the same period last year. The agency, which serves suburbs south of the Minnesota River in Scott and Dakota counties, provided 1.5 million rides between January and June, said spokeswoman Robin Selvig.

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  20. South St. Paul man gets 17 years for assaulting girlfriend's childRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Star Tribune

    A Dakota County judge sentenced Lamar James Crump to 17 years and two months in prison for beating his girlfriend's 15-month-old son in June 2014. A jury convicted Crump, 22, of South St. Paul, in April of first-degree assault.

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