St. Thomas Academy announced last month that retiring theology teacher Jane Doyle and the Rev. Nels Gjengdahl, school chaplain, were awarded the Myser Family Foundation Teaching Excellence Award for 2016.
The South St. Paul Community Preschool Program has openings and continues to accept registration at the Early Learning Office, 1541 Fifth Ave. S., for preschool classes that start in September and continue throughout the school year.
During National Emergency Medical Services Week each May, the Dakota County EMS Advisory Council honors first responders, providers and others who have made exceptional contributions to emergency services.
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners announced Matt Smith as the county’s new manager. In his new role, Smith will oversee a team of nearly 2,000 employees in the county’s 16 different departments.