Newsbriefs - South-West Review

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04
Dec

Kline nominates area students to Service Academies

Minnesota Congressman John Kline nominated students from northern Dakota County to the U.S. Service Academies for the class of 2021. 

Sun
04
Dec

Locally-owned Minnoco gas stations make $15,000 contribution to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer


From left, Kaposia Convenience Center Minnoco owner Roger Green, Hope Chest for Breast Cancer board member Beth Brody, executive director of Hope Chest for Breast Cancer Nancy Philhofer, and South St. Paul Mayor Beth Baumann participated in a ceremony to celebrate Minnoco’s $15,000 contribution to Hope Chest for Breast Cancer as part of the Minnesota-based fuel retailer’s second annual Pink Out promotion.

Drivers filling up their cars with E15/Unleaded Plus during Minnoco’s “Pink Out” promotion in September and October raised $15,000 for breast cancer awareness and research, the Minnesota-based fuel retailer announced on Nov.

Sun
27
Nov

Rep. Hansen urges deer hunters to be on the lookout for signs of chronic wasting disease

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (MN DNR) announced that two deer infected with chronic wasting disease were found near Lanesboro during the start of the firearm hunting season.

Sun
27
Nov

St. Thomas Academy, Visitation School raise more than $1.2 Million

During their third annual “Give Day” fundraising competition, St. Thomas Academy and Visitation School collectively raised $1,259,334, with St. Thomas Academy winning the competition by raising $665,421. Visitation School raised $593,913.

Sun
20
Nov

Volunteer to be a DARTS ‘snow angel’

Make this coming winter season a little brighter for a senior in Dakota County by becoming a “snow angel.” 

The angels clear elderly residents’ sidewalks and driveways, making for a safer winter. 

Sun
20
Nov

Homestead property tax information to know

All new Dakota County property owners or qualified relatives who changed residences during the past year and use a residence for homestead purposes must apply for homestead status with the county assessor by Dec. 15.

Sun
13
Nov

Dakota County had delays in reporting election results Ballots from all 140 voting precincts had to be rerun

Due to a limited number of incorrect precinct ballots being inadvertently provided by county staff to early voters, election officials had to physically rerun ballots for all Dakota County precincts, causing a delay in reporting results on electio

Sun
06
Nov

Deer hunts scheduled at Dakota County parks

Several Dakota County parks will be closed periodically during select dates in November and December due to controlled deer hunts.

 

Sun
06
Nov

Four creative ways to tackle rising health care costs when planning for retirement

No matter how hard you worked or how much you saved, the sad reality of today’s economic landscape is that the rising cost of health care can quickly eat away at your retirement fund.

Sun
06
Nov

Public input sought on highway system plan

Dakota County is seeking public input to identify ways to make the county highway system more accessible to residents with disabilities. 

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