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Nov

Electronic crimes task force receives award

The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs announced that the Dakota County Electronic Crimes Task Force has been selected for its Local Government Innovation Award at a ceremony to be held on Dec. 10.

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29
Nov

Signing events for Glewwe’s updated South St. Paul history book

Nearly 28 years ago, Lois Glewwe and the South St. Paul Chapter of the Dakota County Historical Society produced and sold 5,000 copies of the 528-page “Centennial History of South St. Paul.”

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29
Nov

Dakota County Regional Chamber recognizes local businesses with excellence awards

The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized 21 businesses for outstanding work as part of its fifth annual Business Excellence Awards Nov. 19.

Sun
29
Nov

A salute to Senator Metzen

A number of local and state leaders came out to celebrate the long career of DFL state Sen. Jim Metzen, who represents District 52. He was honored Nov. 19 at Croatian Hall in South St. Paul.

Sun
29
Nov

Inver Grove Heights: a celebration 50 years in the making


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In 1965 a town and a village came together. This year, the city that was formed from that union is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

Inver Grove Heights was granted “incorporated city” status in February 1965.

Sun
22
Nov

New MnPASS lanes to open on I-35E

Wrapping up work on Interstate 35E, MnPASS travel lanes will open up on Nov. 30 between Cayuga Street north of downtown St. Paul and Little Canada Road in Little Canada.

Sun
22
Nov

Ramsey County Parks hoping to buck the Battle Creek buckthorn

Buckthorn at Battle Creek Regional Park is shown shading out understory vegetation, causing a bare soil floor within the park’s oak savanna/prairie transition zone. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)
Buckthorn at Battle Creek Regional Park is shown shading out understory vegetation, causing a bare soil floor within the park’s oak savanna/prairie transition zone. (photo courtesy of Ramsey County Parks and Recreation)

Buckthorn, honey locust, invasive trees: be gone.

That's the message Ramsey County Parks and Recreation is sending to the invasive plants at Battle Creek Regional Park in the southeast corner of St. Paul.

Sun
22
Nov

Uniquely Minnesotan

Joan Donatelle. (submitted photo)
Joan Donatelle. (submitted photo)

Cookbooks showcase Minnesota traditions

The Minnesota Historical Society Press recently released two cookbooks — “Come, You Taste” and “Astonishing Apples” — that are uniquely Minnesotan.
First-time author Joan Donatelle says now that “Astonishing Apples” has been published, she can finally cross writing a cookbook off her bucket list.

Mon
16
Nov

South St. Paul man pleads guilty

Harrison Rund
Harrison Rund

A Dakota County man has pled guilty to one count of terroristic threats.

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Harrison William Rund, age 21, of South St. Paul pled guilty to the felony count on Dec. 9.

Mon
16
Nov

Dakota County to host focus groups about food waste

Three discussion sessions will be held to gather thoughts and opinions from Dakota County residents about cooking and eating. The residents' opinions will help county staff develop useful tools to prevent food waste in homes.

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