The skeletal remains of a woman found near the Vermillion River in Hastings has been identified by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner on Thursday.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after human remains were discovered near the Vermillion River in Hastings.
A small stream near the Mall of America holds a lot of promise for one elusive trophy fish. Trout have been re-introduced to a creek in the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.
Just off a Dakota County road, in a gravel parking lot, Hastings High School biology teacher Joe Beatty is holding a class.
Hastings Police Chief Paul Schnell said a witness at the scene called 911 at about 5:15 p.m. after seeing a person go into the Vermillion River and get swept away by the current.
The Department of Natural Resources and Trout Unlimited are wrapping up a major project to improve aquatic habitat on nearly a mile of the Vermillion River, a trophy brown trout stream near Farmington.