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Dakota County Court House 1870An 1870 image of the Dakota County Court House, Hastings.
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Dakota County Court House 1947An updated photo of the Court House, without the windmill in the earlier photo.
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1969 County BoardFront left to right - Commissioners - Tom Freiling, Louis Wactler and John Sperl.
Back - Commissioners Pat Scully, E. W. Ahlberg and County Auditor Carl Onischuk
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Some of the 1970 Dakota County Officials1979 Swearing in of officials - Jerry Hollenkamp, Treasurer Earl Zehnder, Commissioner Gene Atkins, County Attorney John Sonsteng, recorder James Foutschis, Sheriff Rod Boyd and Auditor Carl Onischuk.
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1980 Dakota County CommissionersRussell Streefland represented Burnsville District 5 as County Commissioner in 1980.
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1990 County CommissionersDuring 1990 Michael E.Turner represented Burnsville as County Commissioner.
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Dakota County Fair 1908Although the County Seat is in Hastings, the County Fair takes place in Farmington. Here is a scene from 1908.
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Dakota County Fair 1908Although the County Seat is in Hastings, the Dakota County Fair takes place in Farmington. This is a scene from the 1908 Fair.
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Dakota County Fair 1932Although the County Seat is in Hastings, the County Fair takes place in Farmington. Here is a scene from 1932.
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1993 - 1994 County CommissionersBurnsville is in District 5 - our Commissioner was Michael E. Turner.
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Dakota County Court HouseThe Dakota County Board of Commissioners Meeting room, 2019.
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Hastings is the County Seat for Dakota CountyPioneer residents of Burnsville serving jury duty, filing probate records and needing other services utilized the County Court House in Hastings. The building still stands, now the Hastings City Hall. Photo approx 1910.
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Dakota County MInnesota USA - Economic and Cultural profiles 2001Produced by Dakota County -this booklet provides an overview of each city - Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, South St. Paul and West St. Paul. Also two colleges - Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College, maps and a glance at County Business, agriculture and leisure.
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Dakota County Community profilesAn information brochure The Dakota County Resident Guide, provides a brief overview of each community in Dakota County, including Burnsville.
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Dakota County Fair logo 2017Each summer the Dakota County Fair takes place in Farmington. Free admission with paid entry to the Dakota County Fair.
Location,Dakota County Fairgrounds
4008 220th Street West
Farmington, Minnesota 55024
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Dakota County Populations 2018An informational brochure, the Dakota County Resident Guide, contains the most recent population numbers for Dakota County.
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Dakota County Court HouseEntry to the Dakota County Court House Board room, 2019.
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Dakota County's first trucks arrive 1924This Hastings Star May 8, 1981 News of Yesterday features Dakota County's First trucks.
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Hastings Spiral BridgeIn an undated clipping from either the St. Paul or Minneapolis Newspaper Sunday news magazine appears Edward Brewer's version of the Old Spiral Bridge in Hastings.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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Dakota County Court HouseDakota County Court House, Hastings, 2019 the stairway.
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Dakota County Court HouseDakota County Court House 2019 in Hastings.
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Original Dakota County CourthouseDakota County Courthouse was built 1869–1871 and renovated with a dome in 1912; noted for its Italian Villa architecture and association with Dakota County's government. Now Hastings City Hall. Photo 2018.
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