Government

Met Council terminates two contracts with Dakota County nonprofit The future of DARTS-provided transit services in Dakota County was delivered a blow on Thursday as the Metropolitan Council terminated its current contracts with DARTS for Transit Link and Metro Mobility services. The Met Council reported that it is contacting customers of both services as it [...]

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The O’Neill Drive and Highway 149 intersection in Eagan will permanently close next week. The intersection will close Sept. 25 and be replaced with a cul-de-sac about 75 to 100 feet east of the highway. The changes are part of the city’s reconstruction plan for highways 149 and 55. The reconstruction will include adding a [...]

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The Burnsville City Council is giving the owner of the Arbor Vista mobile home park more time before acting on assessments for some residents’ property code violations. The council approved dozens of assessments for code violations Sept. 16 but deferred action on the largest — $22,310 against  Arbor Vista, where homeowners rent their lots. A [...]

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The Dakota County Community Development Agency will be hosting its annual Senior Showcase 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25. The Senior Showcase features five CDA Senior Housing Developments located throughout Dakota County that will be open for public tours. Senior Showcase locations include: Cahill Commons, 5840 Cahill Avenue, Inver Grove Heights Cameo Place, 3101 [...]

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Newcomer David McMillen is one of three candidates campaigning for a spot on the Farmington City Council during the Nov. 4 election. The other two include incumbent Jason Bartholomay and newcomer Tim Pitcher. Current Councilmember Christy Jo Fogarty’s term is expiring and she is not seeking re-election. To read biographical information stories on the Bartholomay [...]

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, on the new athletic fields at the Flint Hills Athletic Complex, 1201 Bonaire Path E. In 2007, Flint Hills Resources donated this 57.62-acre land to the city with the stipulation that it would be used for recreational purposes. In 2013, the first phase [...]

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