Dakota County

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19
Dec

Dakota County seeks help at annual New Year’s party

Dakota County Parks is hosting its annual New Year’s Eve party from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 31, at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan, and is seeking volunteers to help make the event a success.

Fri
19
Dec

King and I Thai coming to Mendota Heights


This photo appeared on the King and I Thai Facebook page Dec. 19 with the caption "It's really happening!!"

Two years after King and I Thai shuttered its Minneapolis location, the restaurant is planning to reemerge — in Mendota Heights.

Thu
18
Dec

South St. Paul council appoints new member


William Flatley

'Straight shooter' William Flatley looks to 2015
William Flatley is set to be South St. Paul's newest council member. "I want to make a difference for, not only our citizens but for our businesses," the lifelong South St. Paul resident said. The South St. Paul City Council appointed Flatley Monday to replace Chris Lehmann, who resigned in October after about 11 years on the council in order to serve as a judge.

Mon
15
Dec

Non-profit boosts safety in Dakota County

A Western Wisconsin non-profit is serving Dakota County residents with a new program designed to enhance public safety. St Croix Valley Restorative Justice Program (SCVRJP) has been providing Restorative Justice services since 2003.

Tue
02
Dec

Defense request to move trial for Scott Patrick's murder is granted


Brian Fitch

A judge has decided Brian George Fitch Sr. probably wouldn't have a fair trial in Dakota County involving charges related to Mendota Heights officer Scott Patrick's murder.

Mon
01
Dec

Library closures

All Dakota County libraries will be closed for an in-service day on Dec. 5. The South St. Paul Public Library will be closed on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. Dec. 26. On Dec.

Mon
01
Dec

Tim Leslie preps to lead Dakota County Sheriff’s Office

Dakota County Chief Deputy Tim Leslie was elected to replace his mentor, Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, once his term expires Dec. 31.
Dakota County Chief Deputy Tim Leslie was elected to replace his mentor, Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows, once his term expires Dec. 31. (Kaitlyn Roby/Review)

Dave Bellows reflects on term as county’s top cop
Tim Leslie of Mendota Heights has shared an office wall with Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows in Hastings for more than four years.
As chief deputy, Leslie has been focusing on the internal operations of the Sheriff’s Office, from the $18-million budget to personnel issues among the 200-person staff.

Fri
28
Nov

West St. Paul asks for input on Robert St. project


The West St. Paul City Council called for a special meeting to discuss the reconstruction of Robert Street. On Dec. 1, the public is invited to comment on the $24.2 million project.

The West St. Paul City Council is hosting a special meeting Dec.

Thu
06
Nov

New mayor elected in West St. Paul

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David Meisinger

Incumbents top challengers throughout northern Dakota County
Tuesday's election left the makeup of most municipal bodies very much the same in northern Dakota County, except for West St. Paul.
The St. Paul suburb will have a new mayor come January, unseating John Zanmiller who's served in the city's top spot since 2005. A Hennepin County Corrections career probation/parole officer, Zanmiller also served on the council for two years prior to his mayorship.

Thu
06
Nov

Incumbents win U.S. House, Dakota County by landslides


John Kline

"More of the same" is the takeaway from the District 2 races of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners and the U.S. House of Representatives. Area residents helped incumbents keep their spots by more-than comfortable margins Nov. 4.

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