Chuck Halberg Age: 71 Address: 18007 Judicial Way S., Lakeville Occupation: Lawyer – arbitration and mediation; retired business executive. Family: Married:  Lois and three adult married children, Mara, Matthew and Ashley Qualifications: Minnesota Legislature, state representative, eight years representing much of Dakota County (Burnsville, Apple Valley, Lakeville, Farmington). State Senate – two years representing most [...]

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Enjoying breakfast could help send a World War II veteran on a healing journey. The Fountains of Hosanna, a senior living community in Lakeville, is hosting a pancake breakfast on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 8-10 a.m. to raise funds to fly World War II veterans on a free trip to Washington, D.C., to [...]

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Lakeville City Council members are poised to approve a code change allowing later patio hours at Carbone’s Restaurant but not at Babe’s Bar & Grill. Under a code amendment, expected to be approved in November, outdoor patios in certain districts that do not include downtown Lakeville can remain open until 11 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays [...]

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Lakeville’s 2015 street reconstruction project, the largest in city history, will involve digging into homeowner’s yards, replacing entire streets, sidewalks, curbs, gutters and even fire hydrants due to corrosive soils. Now estimated at $23.4 million, the project is expected to take two years and multiple contractors to complete, according to city Operations and Maintenance Engineer [...]

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The Lakeville City Council approved establishing a $1.08 million tax increment financing district at its Oct. 20 meeting for a 200,000-square-foot building expansion to accommodate BTD Manufacturing. Lakeville Community Development Director Dave Olson said, once complete, the building located at Cedar Avenue and County Road 70 will grow significantly in size and value. “This project [...]

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A southern Dakota County man accused of burglarizing his neighbors has been arrested after police allegedly discovered drugs, ammunition and a bomb in his home. Brett Eric Volkmeier, 44, is charged with two counts of felony possession of marijuana and heroin, allegedly discovered while police searched his Greenvale Township property on Oct. 13. The Dakota [...]

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