Dakota County

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Community raises money to help man and his dog find a permanent home

"If you have ever had the pleasure of talking to Larry you are quickly won over by his warm smile and grateful soul."

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Suspected drunk driver survives vehicle-train crash in Dakota County

The sheriff's office is reminding people not to drink and drive.

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Crews searching Mississippi River for plane after communication was lost

The plane never returned to Fleming Field in South St. Paul.

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Driver fatally ejected in crash after fleeing deputy in Dakota County

The crash happened in rural Dakota County around 10:40 a.m. Thursday.

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Study: Air pollution in the Twin Cities dropped 20% during shutdown

Researchers noted any decline in air pollution is likely only temporary.

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A list of all the cities, counties with curfews in place

The measures are being taken to combat unrest following the death of George Floyd.

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Coronavirus: 9 more dead as positive tests, ICU patients increase

Stearns County jumped to 728 total cases, the third most in the state.

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Coronavirus: First cases of community transmission confirmed in MN

Health officials suspect there are "many more" cases than just those that have been confirmed.

Dakota County Sheriff identifies sergeant involved in fatal shooting

He has been with the sheriff's office for more than 20 years.

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Railway wants to drill wells in south metro, ship water to southwest U.S.

But they've basically been told 'no chance' by the state of Minnesota.

18th DWI sends Rosemount man to prison for 3 years

His latest DWI charge stemmed from a serious injury crash in 2018.

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Dakota County Fair scraps controversial white tiger exhibit

The potential exhibit was met with pushback by animal rights advocates.

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17 metro-area lakes receive failing grades for water quality

Lakes like Nokomis and Bde Maka Ska weren't included in the findings.

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Charges: Serial thief brandished hatchet at Eagan Target worker

Authorities say the man committed a string of retail thefts and is now in custody.

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Charges: Probation officer claimed wages, but was at racetrack

He filed false time and expense reports, charges say.

Former animal rescue owner pleads guilty to animal cruelty

64 cats were found dead at her rental home in Dakota Co. last year.

Stolen classic Chevy has been returned to its owner

It had been taken along with a trailer in early February.