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07
Aug

Volunteers needed to help recycle at Dakota County Fair

Dakota County is taking steps to recycle more waste at this year’s Dakota County Fair in Farmington.

Sun
07
Aug

Applications being accepted for Citizen Police Academy

The West St. Paul/Mendota Heights Citizen Police Academy is accepting applications. The academy is a 35-hour course taught over 10 weeks designed to give West St.

Sun
07
Aug

Swap Spot established in Inver Grove Heights

Inver Grove Heights residents who exchange items bought or sold online now have a public location to make their legal transactions. 

Sun
31
Jul

Inver Grove Heights forgoes state statue

At the July 25 meeting, the Inver Grove Heights City Council took the unusual step of starting the process of opting out of new state legislation.

Sun
31
Jul

Flint Hills Resources employees plant milkweed for monarch butterflies


Employees of Flint Resources helped plant native plants, including milkweed, at the Pine Bend Bluffs natural area to help attract monarch butterflies.

A group of employees from Flint Hills Resources recently planted more than 400 native prairie plants — including milkweed — at the Pine Bend Bluffs natural area in Inver Grove Heights to help attract monarch butterflies, whose population is in dec

Sun
31
Jul

Free series explains assisted living resources for seniors

This August, residents will have a chance to learn about the options, services and support programs for seniors from caregivers and senior housing experts at two free programs at Wentworth Library.

Sun
31
Jul

Applications being accepted for fellowship

The Minnesota Historical Society has opened up the fourth round of Gale Family Library Legacy Research Fellowships. Applications are due by Oct. 3, with Legacy Fellowship research to begin Jan. 1, 2017.

Sun
31
Jul

Dakota County looking for ball players

The Dakota County Historical Society will host a vintage base ball game at Pioneer Park, 801 15th St. W., in Hastings. 

Sun
24
Jul

Registration open for Citizens’ Fire Academy

 

The Citizens’ Fire Academy consists of approximately eight, three-hour sessions from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and meets once a week on Wednesdays. The first class is on Sept. 7 and the last will be on Oct. 26.   

Sun
17
Jul

Raspberry and blueberry seasons underway for parts of Minnesota

Raspberry and blueberry seasons are underway in much of Minnesota. Farmers across the state are reporting fields full of ripening berries and anticipate a strong season. Many southern and metro producers started picking in July. 

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