Sunday, March 17, 2013
Sheriff: "Be sure to maintain an appropriate speed for the weather conditions and always wear your seatbelt. Be a safe driver so we don’t have to write about deputies responding to your accident."
Each week, Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows releases a newsletter. In case you haven't seen it, Patch has it. Here is a sample of what was found in the newsletter. Winter Weather and Roadways Over the past week, deputies responded to a number of accidents resulting from our recent winter storms: On Thursday, a 61-year-old woman from Farmington sustained serious injuries when sh elost control of her SUV while traveling northbound on Highway 52 near 200th Street. The SUV struck a guardrail, causing the vehicle to roll several times. The driver, who was the lone occupant, sustained head injuries and was taken by air ambulance to Regions Hospital in St Paul. Responding from the DCSO were Deputies Bruce Lohmann, Jen Lenarz, Bryan Wagner, and …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
The suspect was determined to be an acquaintance of the woman. He was eventually located by Hastings police officers and taken into custody after a short foot pursuit.
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Thursday, November 8, 2012
Incumbent Republican John Kline defeated Democrat Mike Obermueller by more than 8 points to keep his seat in congress.
Rep. John Kline (R-Lakeville) is going back to Washington, D.C. Kline defeated Democratic challenger Mike Obermueller by more than 8 points on Nov. 6. With each of the 291 precincts reporting, Kline received 193,587 votes, or 54.01 percent of the total votes cast. Obermueller received 164,335, or 45.85 percent. Patch will have more on this race in the coming days.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Meet Mindy, a loving pup who adores kids and wants a home of her own.
Editor's note: This is a weekly series called "Pet of the Week" where we feature a companion up for adoption from Dakota County animal rescues. Mindy has a great time out on the boat or splashing around in a kiddie pool. She gets along great with all of the dogs in her foster home. Mindy has lived with kids as young as 2 and loves everyone she meets. She is only 35 pounds and is full grown. Mindy has been spayed, microchipped, and is fully up to date on vaccines and heartworm prevention. She is housetrained and crate trained. Mindy loves to play with toys and go for long walks. She is fostered right here in Lakeville and would love to find a home of her own. Please visit www.happyhoundrescue.org for more information about sweet Mindy.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The high school senior spoke to reporters on Wednesday, says God put her in the situation to help others.
"I believe God put me in this situation to help other people. And I believe he's going to get me out of it. I know it's going to happen soon." Those are the words Jenna Privette, a Lakeville native who suffered a serious spinal injury during a high school hockey game on Jan. 7, spoke to the Pioneer Press on Wednesday. In a pretty thorough interview, Jenna and her mom, Penny Rich-Privette, talked about life, the struggles the injury has caused, and her recovery. The good news: Penny told the Pioneer Press that "doctors are anticipating a full recovery." But Jenna's still paralyzed from the waist down and her recovery timetable is uncertain. She's recovering from what doctors describe as a "concussion to her spine." "It's kind of day-by-day…