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Looking back: Thief found horses could not outrun automobiles back in 1913

June 15, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Horse thieves, moving churches and section softball tournaments were all in the news this week in local history. Read on to see what else was happening. Continue Reading

Quiet Castle Rock cemetery marks a milestone this year

June 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

The Castle Rock Valley Cemetery lies nestled away on a hill, surrounded by a grove of trees which, in turn, is surrounded by acres and acres of fields. It’s a quiet place, where people go to mourn, or to celebrate a life. To cherish memories, and to simply spend time visiting the graves of loved ones.
Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Castle Rock Valley Cemetery observed its 150th anniversary Continue Reading

Deputies seek help identifying break-in suspects

June 11, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

The Dakota County Sheriff’s office is looking for some help identifying two individuals suspected of breaking into Peine Plumbing in Empire Township last week. Continue Reading

Dakota City schedules fun days for families

June 9, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Guided tours of Dakota City Heritage Village will be available to the public at Family and Friends Fun Days, scheduled on three separate Fridays throughout the summer June 14, July 12 and Aug. 23. Continue Reading

Dakota City schedules fun days for families

June 8, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Guided tours of Dakota City Heritage Village will be available to the public at Family and Friends Fun Days, scheduled on three separate Fridays throughout the summer June 14, July 12 and Aug. 23. Continue Reading

Mississippi River Regional Trail hits a snag

June 4, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Dakota County officials need to negotiate two train track crossings with Union Pacific management by June 20 or the county could lose a $1 million grant Continue Reading

One killed in Thursday crash in Empire Township

May 31, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

A 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman died and another individual was seriously injured May 30 in a head-on collision on County Road 46 near Blaine Avenue in Empire Township. Continue Reading

One killed in Thursday crash on County Road 46

May 31, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

A 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman died and another individual was seriously injured May 30 in a head-on collision on County Road 46 near Blaine Avenue in Empire Township. Continue Reading

Get lost in a few good books this summer

May 30, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Kids can read what they want and win prizes through Dakota County Libraries Continue Reading

Satisfaction, frustration follow legislative session

May 29, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Political affiliation plays a role in view of session Continue Reading