Dakota County

Mon
15
Jun

Raid on Landfill Emergency Response Fund infuriates legislators, mayors, County Board

A proposed taking of the entire $8.1 million balance in the emergency response fund for the State’s two largest landfills—the Pine Bend Landfill in Inver Grove Heights and the Burnsville Landfill—has Dakota County lawmakers, mayors and county comm

Sun
07
Jun

Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission seeks community feedback

Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission seeks community feedback Northern Dakota County Cable Communications Commission (NDC4) has received a Cable Television Franchise Application from CenturyLink, the local incumbent telephone exc

Sun
07
Jun

Dakota County Sheriff announces Citizen Advisory Board

Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie announced May 26 the creation of the Sheriff’s first-ever Citizen Advisory Board. This board will meet regularly to discuss issues facing the office and suggestions expressed by Dakota County’s citizenry.

Sun
17
May

Dakota County seeks input on improvement project in South St. Paul

Dakota County and the city of South St. Paul will host an open house focusing on the proposed improvements to Southview Boulevard from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the council chambers of City Hall, 125 Third Ave. N., South St. Paul.

Sun
26
Apr

Mendota, Mendota Heights solidify plans for final repairs

A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)
A portion of Upper D Street is closed off to vehicles because it’s so steep. Here, up the road, a sign instructs drivers to take turns passing, as the street which was once two lanes, has become one due to erosion caused by last June’s heavy rains. (Jesse Poole/Review)

After last year’s excessive June flooding and the virtual drought of federal funds to repair the widespread damages in Dakota County, Mendota Heights and Mendota are still working on their final fixes nearly a year later.

Mon
20
Apr

South-West Review Area Readers Choice Nomination ballot

Submit your nominations using our online form or download, print and mail your nominations.  Deadline for the South-West Readers Choice is May 22.

 

 

 

 

Mon
06
Apr

Ice and snow in the rearview mirror, orange construction cones lie ahead

A portion of Highway 13, from Second Street to Lexington Avenue, will be closed for resurfacing and drainage system updates from June through August. (submitted graphic)
A portion of Highway 13, from Second Street to Lexington Avenue, will be closed for resurfacing and drainage system updates from June through August. (submitted graphic)

With the sound of chirping birds and extended daylight hours comes another telltale sign of spring: orange cones marking off road construction sites.

Sun
29
Mar

Learn the art of recycling

Dakota County is offering Master Recycler/Composter classes in order to provide instruction on waste prevention, recycling and composting.

Sun
29
Mar

Awake outside

Dakota County Parks is set to open online camping reservations on Monday, April 6 at 9 a.m.

Sun
22
Mar

Dakota County cuts down on storm sirens

Because of what has been described as outdoor warning siren “fatigue,” city and county emergency managers in Dakota County, following a recommendation from the National Weather Service, have changed their policy on activating outdoor warning siren

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