Nominations for Burnsville’s Winter Lighting Contest are open through Dec. 13. Burnsville residents may nominate single-family dwellings, neighborhoods (20 single-family homes or less), apartment or condo complexes, townhomes, apartments or condominiums that they think have outstanding winter light displays. Nominees must be located within Burnsville city limits, be visible from the street and match criteria [...]
The South of the River chapter of The Compassionate Friends will hold a candle-lighting service for families who have lost children at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served following the service.
The December meeting of Citizens Climate Lobby for the south metro will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Burnhaven Library, 1101 County Road 42 W., Burnsville. The meeting will include a presentation on ocean acidification, refreshments and local music. All are welcome.
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners receives advice from a variety of volunteer committees. Residents are invited to join any of the following citizen advisory committees to make a difference in local government. The Extension Committee, in partnership with the University of Minnesota, assists in approving programs, establishing the budget and evaluating staff to enhance [...]
Dakota Woods Dog Park, 16470 Blaine Ave., Rosemount, will be closed from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, for tree trimming and maintenance. Normal hours will resume at 3:30 p.m.