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Update: Dakota County Man Found Dead
Update: The Dakota County Sheriff's office issued a statement via Twitter just before 11AM Wednesday saying that Bruce Peterson had been found dead. They thanked all of the volunteers who have been searching for him since Sunday. No other details are available at this time...
Dakota County Crops Day Wednesday
The winter meeting season is winding down, but there is at least one more program coming up Wednesday in Farmington. It is the annual Dakota County Crops Day that will begin at 9AM at the Dakota Electric Association in Farmington. That is just west of the Dakota County Fairgrounds in Farmington…
Dakota Rice Corn and Soybean Growers Annual Banquet
The Dakota Rice Corn and Soybean Growers annual banquet is coming up next Monday, March 6. For many years the banquet has been in the evening at Jesse James Lanes in Northfield. However, it will be different this year. With the connections of some of the corn growers, the banquet will be held at the…
Dakota County Area 2016 Election Results
U.S. Representative, District 2
Jason Lewis, Republican: 172,345, 47.11%
Angie Craig, Democratic-Farmer-Labor: 164,621, 45%
Paula Overby, Independence: 28,508, 7.79%
State Senator, District 58
Tim Pitcher, Republican: 22,707, 49.66%
Matt Little, Democratic-Farmer-Labor: 22,975, 50...
Dakota County Jail Inmate Dead After Apparent Suicide
Last week a 37-year-old man was arrested on domestic assault charges and booked in the Dakota County Jail.
That man, identified only as being from Eagan, reportedly took his own life while in custody. He was found in his cell just before midnight Friday; efforts to revive him by jail staff and other …
3 Dead in Southern Minnesota Traffic Accidents Over Weekend
The Minnesota State Patrol, Cannon Falls Police Department and Dakota County Sheriff's Office responded to a four-vehicle accident on Highway 56 and 292 Street East in Dakota County on Saturday.
According to the report, a GMC Terrain was traveling west on County Road 88 at Highway 56, the d…
Felony Charges For Former Gopher And His Wife
Sam Jacobson, a former Gopher basketball star, and his wife were charged with felonies in Dakota County District Court, regarding the sale of his home.
They were charged with theft by false representation and theft by swindle in connection with the August 2011 sale...
Twin Cities Transit Orange Line In Doubt
There is a plan for a 17-mile rapid transit line that is going to connect downtown Minneapolis to Richfield, Bloomington and Burnsville along the I-35W route, bringing all day high speed transit.
The communities involved are generally in favor of the project...

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