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City advocates to close one ice rink, open two others Lakeville property taxes would increase by $2.1 million in 2015 under a “potential” budget scenario presented to the Lakeville City Council at its first 2015 budget work session on Aug. 11. City Finance Director Dennis Feller said the budget was not “proposed” because some line [...]

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Farmington Library still in temporary location by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune It has taken longer than first anticipated to finish an extensive remodeling of the Farmington Library, but the library has found an inviting temporary home in Farmington City Hall. “It has been fantastic,” said Barbara Svoboda, Farmington Library branch manager. “The [...]

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Dakota County Fair grandstand events pass the eye test; final numbers due in September by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune Monster trucks rolled into the grandstands at the Dakota County Fair and put on a great show. The monster trucks on Aug. 6 were the newest addition to the fair’s grandstand lineup. The [...]

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String-instrument club finds new passion with the unique instruments Playing an instrument can be one of the more enjoyable hobbies for retired individuals, but it’s often a challenge to learn or know where to start. A group of retirees in Farmington have found the answer by forming the Rambling River Dum Diddies dulcimer club, who [...]

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Dakota County is hosting a public open house for the planned County Road 42 intersection improvement project from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Dakota County Western Service Center in Apple Valley. Several intersection changes are planned along County Road 42 (150th Street) in Apple Valley and Burnsville, including removal of the traffic signal [...]

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