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Farmington’s Fogarty will run for Dakota County Board seat

After nine years on the  Farmington City Council, Christy Jo Fogarty will run for a seat on the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. Fogarty is seeking to fill the seat held for 32 years by Joe Harris, who earlier this … Continue reading

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Farmington’s Fogarty considering County Board

Fogarty to announce decision within a week or two by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Farmington City Council Member Christy Jo Fogarty confirmed rumors that she is considering running for the Dakota County Board of Commissioners in 2012. She expects to … Continue reading

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Garofalo plans to seek a fifth term at the Minnesota House

Drops consideration of running for Dakota County Board by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Patrick Garofalo, R-Farmington, said he will seek a fifth term in the Minnesota House and will not run for Dakota County commissioner in 2012. Garofalo had announced … Continue reading

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Garofalo considers running for Harris’ seat as Dakota County commissioner

Garofalo expects to announce his decision in early 2012 by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Minnesota State Rep. Patrick Garofalo  (R-Farmington) said Tuesday he is considering running for Joe Harris’ open seat as Dakota County commissioner in 2012. Harris, who was … Continue reading

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New senior-housing complex already fully occupied

CDA accepting applications for Cobblestone Square waiting list by Andrew Miller Thisweek Newspapers There’s no shortage of demand for senior housing in Apple Valley. The Dakota County Community Development Agency reports that its newest senior-housing facility, Cobblestone Square, is already … Continue reading

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Property rights are being taken away

To the editor: Laura Adelmann’s story exploring the impact of recently enacted water management  ordinances in the Vermillion River watershed gave a human face to the controversy over these unpopular regulations and showed how they take away people’s property rights … Continue reading

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Dakota County plans upgrades to jail, juvenile detention security

Phased improvements planned through 2013 by Laura Adelmann Thisweek Newspapers Security at the Dakota County Jail and juvenile detention facilities will be improved over the next three years. Components of each institution’s security system, which includes cameras, control panels, surveillance … Continue reading

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