Joshua Kloyda will play at Dakota City Heritage Village Acoustic blues and folk music will cut through the noise at the Dakota County Fair next week. Joshua Kloyda, 26, will play at the bandstand at 3 and 5 p.m. Friday in Dakota City Heritage Village at the Dakota County Fair. “I love that whole scene,” [...]

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Beta project will be analyzed to help measure technology’s effectiveness Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District officials are hoping that a test project in 46 classrooms this school year will improve the quality and quantity of learning for 1,600 students. Those classrooms and students will take part in a beta project through which each student will be [...]

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Visitors to Twin Cities Premium Outlets to bring traffic, commerce A different kind of Minnesota State Fair is coming to Eagan from Aug. 14 to 17. Those are the grand opening dates for the 100-store, 409,000-square-foot Twin Cities Premium Outlets where traffic volumes are expected to be high enough that local officials are urging shoppers [...]

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Heritage Village to host activities, performances Every year during the Dakota County Fair, a time capsule in the form of the Dakota City Heritage Village opens daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. where reenactors will attempt to emulate what life was like in the early 1900s. One of the yearly highlights has been the [...]

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Installation will be at Watt Munisotaram in Hampton An international symbol of peace is travelling the world and making a stop in Dakota County. The Jade Buddha, an 8 foot, 4.5 ton statue carved from a Canadian jade boulder, will be brought to the Watt Munisotaram, a Cambodian Buddhist temple in Hampton. And organizers behind [...]

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