State Patrol Investigating Fatal Crash On Highway 316 In Dakota CountyThe Minnesota State Patrol says an investigation is underway Monday morning after a fatal crash in Dakota County.
Charges: Kathryn Joyce Threatened Eagan Neighbors With Machete, Cut Wires From Utility BoxA 32-year-old Eagan woman is accused of threatening neighbors with a machete and cutting wires inside a utility box, resulting in 50 or more people being without phone or internet service, according to charges filed in Dakota County.
Apple Valley Man, 34, Charged In One Of Dakota County's Largest Drug SeizuresAlphones Latrese Herron Jr., 34, faces three first-degree counts of aggravated controlled substance crime.
State Trooper Dashcam Captures Meteor From Geminid ShowerThe patrol said that an officer caught what appears to be a meteor streaking across the sky while patrolling in Dakota County Wednesday morning.
Record Numbers For Early In-Person Voting In Dakota CountyVoters left the polls in Burnsville Saturday afternoon saying they felt satisfied, almost as though a weight had been lifted from their shoulders.
How Are Absentee Ballots Counted?The Minnesota Secretary of State is reporting that more than 900,000 Minnesotans have already cast their ballots.
Couple Turns Former Dakota Co. Missile Site Into Their Home, Plan To Open Mediterranean Cooking SchoolDuring the Cold War, a piece of property in Dakota County served as a missile site and a launching pad. But in this week's Finding Minnesota, John Lauritsen shows us how its new owners are hoping to transition from missiles to Mediterranean cooking.
Dakota Co. Regional Chamber Of Commerce To Hold Free Drive-Through Mask Distribution Event For Local Businesses
Dakota Co. Employee Troy Withers Sentenced For False Timecards, Going To Racetrack Instead Of WorkingA 46-year-old Oakdale man has been sentenced for falsely recording his hours worked and mileage reimbursement claims while working as a probation agent for the Dakota County Community Corrections.
Sexual Misconduct Charges Dropped Against Fmr. Burnsville Swimming Coach After Hung JuriesAuthorities had accused Alfred John O’Neill, 63, of having a sexual relationship with an underage swimmer in the 1980’s.
Dakota County Officials Open Up To Road Safety Concerns From CommunityDakota County Commissioner Joe Atkins held a town hall meeting Saturday. He wanted to talk about road safety and hear people's concerns and questions. Residents said they've told county leaders before they're worried about the issue, and say they feel elected county officials aren't don't enough to fix the problem.
'I Did Every One': Woodbury Man Bikes Every Road In Washington County Over 6 YearsWe all have goals in life. It took a Woobury man nearly six years and thousands of miles to finish one of his longtime goals.
'I Don't Like It At All': DNR Stops Water Transfer From Minnesota To Western StatesThe Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says it sees "virtually no scenario" in which it would approve a permit for a company proposing to transfer water from Minnesota to the Southwest.
Illegal Alcohol Vaping Device Confiscated From Minnesota BarAuthorities say an illegal device used to vape alcohol was recently confiscated from a bar in suburban Dakota County, and the bar owner was fined for having it.
Sheriff: Drunk Driver Hit Mailbox, Drove With Smashed Windshield For 3 MilesOfficials in the southeast metro say a drunk driver arrested over the weekend had driven for at least 3 miles with a smashed-in windshield after hitting a mailbox.