Dakota County Newswire

Dakota County Newswire

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

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  1. Charges: Fmr. Prisoner Tried Grabbing Gun During Traffic Stop ArrestRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Bloomington man is accused of trying to grab a gun while violently resisting arrest Tuesday, according to the Dakota County Attorney's Office. Akili Malik Shakur, 37, faces one felony count of possession of firearm by ineligible person, and gross ...

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  2. SCOTUS petitioned to take up implied consent, Minnesota lawyer who...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Minnesota Lawyer

    ... on the wrong side of the law, former Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald. MacDonald is suing Dakota County officials for allegedly "torturing" her when she was detained for taking photographs during a family court proceeding. ...

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  3. Construction Worker Killed in Lakeville Trench CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... man was found to be deceased. At that point, the operation turned from a rescue to a recovery operation. The Dakota County Special Operations Team (S.O.T.) was summoned to assist at the scene. The team is made up of Police, Fire and EMS from across ...

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  4. Charges: Dad Passed Out On Meth While Child, 4, Wanders HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Valley News Live

    Two young children have been placed in foster care after police say an Elgin man was found earlier this week passed out in a hotel room while one of his kids wandered the lobby alone. Michael John Alexander, 39, faces gross misdemeanor charges for child neglect and endangerment, as well as a felony drug charge for possessing meth, documents filed in Dakota County say.

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  5. Minn. Worker Killed in Trench CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | FireHouse.com

    ... the trench on the bucket of a backhoe and was able to reach the man but found the man was dead. Members of the Dakota County Special Operations Team recovered the man's body about 7 p.m., according Kornmann. It took two hours to dig away the sides ...

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  6. Lakeville police identify man killed after trench collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Star Tribune

    Lakeville police have identified the man who died in a trench collapse Tuesday as Gerald Lyle Thompson, 51, of Apple Valley. It took two hours to dig away the sides of the trench to allow the Dakota County Special Operations Team to safely recover Thompson's body at 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to Lakeville Deputy Police Chief John Kornmann.

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  7. Police: Pair found with 79 cloned credit cards in EaganRead the original story

    Wednesday | Marshall Independent

    A Maryland man and a New York woman have been charged with identity theft after police say they found 79 cloned credit cards in their rental car in a Twin Cities suburb. Charges were filed in Dakota County Tuesday against 20-year-old Hasohn Douglas and 24-year-old Arion Anis.

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  8. Man dies in Lakeville trench collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Valley News Live

    Police were called to the area of 179th Street West and Idawood Path around 3:45 p.m. on a report of a man in his early 50's trapped in a trench. Lakeville Police and Fire along with the Dakota County Special Operations Team rushed to the scene.

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  9. Police: Maryland man, New York woman found with 79 cloned credit cards in Twin Cities areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    A Maryland man and a New York woman have been charged with identity theft after police say they found 79 cloned credit cards in their rental car in a Twin Cities suburb. Charges were filed in Dakota County Tuesday against 20-year-old Hasohn Douglas and 24-year-old Arion Anis.

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  10. Subcontractor dies in Lakeville trench collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Star Tribune

    ... under that much soil would be equivalent to having a small vehicle fall on a person, Kornmann said. The Dakota County Special Operations Team, which specializes in trench rescue, was brought in to help with recovery efforts Tuesday evening. After ...

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  11. Trench Collapse At Lakeville Construction Site Kills 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | CBS Local

    ... e men became trapped inside the trench when it collapsed on him. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The Dakota County Special Operations Team is at the scene working to remove the body from the trench.

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  12. East Coast pair face charges after Eagan police find 79 cloned credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Star Tribune

    Eagan police found 79 cloned credit cards after stopping a pair of East Coast residents in their rental car last week after reports of fraudulent activity at a nearby business, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County. Arion Sabine Anis, 24, of Brentwood, N.Y., and Hasohn Jamal Douglas, 20, of Fort Washington, Md., have each been charged with felony identity theft after their June 25 arrest.

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  13. Hastings sells land for Artspace housing developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    ... the project," Kurtze said in the letter. Artspace has applied for low-income housing tax credits through the Dakota County Community Development Agency and is seeking a mortgage from the county's Housing Opportunities Enhancement Program for some of ...

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  14. Dakota County news briefs: Plan ahead for parking at Eagan Funfest FireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    ... a schedule of events, information on how to volunteer and where to buy buttons, go to www.rosemountevents.com. Dakota County residents can rent canoes, kayaks and paddleboards during the summer season at Lebanon Hills Visitor Center for use in ...

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  15. Women try mountain biking with clinics at Dakota County parks, rides at Buck HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    ... competed for three years. But there's been a concerted effort lately to attract women and girls to the sport. Dakota County Parks has introduced workshops and camps for women and girls, and a new mountain biking group for women organizes events and ...

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  16. Dakota County police blotter excerptsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Star Tribune

    DWI. A 45-year-old Roseville man was arrested for DWI near the intersection of County Road 5 and Knox Drive. Disorderly conduct.

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  17. 1 Week Camp To Focus On Environment, AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Patch.com

    Inver Hills and Dakota County 4-H, thanks to generous funding provided by Minnesota Agricultural Education Leadership Council , will be hosting the Summer Academy for Environmental, Food and Agricultural Sciences Program.

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  18. In slaying of pregnant wife, Apple Valley man's murder conviction upheldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | TwinCities

    ... 38, was convicted in December 2013 in the death of Margorie Holland, 37, and the couple's unborn daughter. A Dakota County jury found he strangled her to death in their town home amid financial problems and the threat of divorce. Holland argued on ...

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  19. Dakota County To Begin Taking DNA From Those Charged With Violent CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Valley News Live

    The Dakota County Sheriff Office will be the first in the state to begin collecting DNA swabs from those suspected of a violent crime. A recent Supreme Court ruling is being cited as the basis for giving a green light to the practice of collection prior to conviction.

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  20. Minority growth tapers off in metro suburbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Star Tribune

    ... levels of affluence after the recession, and differing hopes for future stability, being possible reasons. At Dakota County's Lakeville branch on Wednesday, kids in an African-themed program were learning to count in Swahili, making African masks ...

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