Saturday, May 18, 2013
On Monday, May 27, VFW Post 210 of Lakeville and American Legion Post 44 will present their annual Memorial Day color guard visits at area cemeteries to honor the military service members buried there.
Here is this week’s edition of Lakeville Message, which features a story about the city’s Memorial Day observances. Here is the text of the story: Memorial Day is set aside to honor those who have died in service to the nation. In remembrance and celebration, on Monday, May 27, VFW Post 210 of Lakeville and American Legion Post 44 will present their annual Memorial Day color guard visits at area cemeteries to honor the military service members buried there. This tradition of honor has taken place in Lakeville for more than 50 years. The stops on the route will each include a brief presentation, the Color Guard, and the Lakeville North High School band. Residents are invited to attend any or all of these recognition stops at the following …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Today is the last day to register your sale online to be included on the city’s garage sale map. As of this morning, 163 sales have been registered.
Editor’s Note: The following information is from the City of Lakeville website. As of May 15, 163 sales were registered with the city. The City of Lakeville is organizing a Citywide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lakeville residents can submit the address of their garage sale to be included on a map of garage sale locations. The map will be updated through Thursday, May 16, as registrations are received. Registrations received after May 16 and addresses falling outside the borders of the City of Lakeville will not appear on the map. If you would like to pick up an 8.5" x 11" printout of the map and a list of all the addresses included, copies will be available at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 17, at City Hall (20195 …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Odd/even and time-of-day watering restrictions in effect until Sept. 30.
Wednesday, May 15
Editor’s Note: The following information is from the City of Lakeville’s website: The City of Lakeville's water conservation ordinance was designed to encourage water conservation. Residents can only water every other day, based on the last digit of your house number. If your house number (not street number) ends in an even number, water on even-numbered calendar days. If your house number ends in an odd number, water on odd-numbered days. Homeowners' associations and apartment complexes that provide a common irrigation system may water only every other day. Homeowners' associations and apartments north of 185th Street may water on odd-numbered calendar days and those south of 185th Street may water on even-numbered days. In addition, …
Friday, May 10, 2013
Also, the city’s athletic fields are opening for the season.
Editor’s Note: The following information is from the City of Lakeville website. The Lakeville Police Department will host a senior fraud/identity theft prevention workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11, in the CLC Room at Hosanna Church, 9600 163rd St. W. This educational program includes information on identity theft, telemarketing fraud, caregiver fraud, and other methods of exploitation. It will also provide critical information related to the various methods of financial exploitation and simple strategies to avoid becoming a victim. Presenters will be Honorable Judge Michael Fahey, First Judicial District; Information Security Specialist Kelley Archer, Hennepin County Medical Center; and Officer Kevin O'Neill, Lakeville Police …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The drop box provides a way to safely dispose of unused prescription and over-the-counter medication.
Here is this week’s edition of Lakeville Messages, which features the city’s new prescription drug drop-off box. Prescription and over-the-counter medication can be disposed of from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the box, in which is the located in the lobby of the Lakeville Police Department, 9237 183rd. Street.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The city produced a video tracing the city's history from 1853 to the present day as part of the "Envision Lakeville" process.
As part of the "Envision Lakeville" process designed to seek residents' input into the future of the city, Lakeville has produced a more than 12 minute video giving an overview of the city's history and looking toward the future. The video takes a comprehensive look at Lakeville's history, from the establishment of a settlement in the 1850s to the commercial business boom in the 1990s and 2000s. The video includes interviews with Lakeville's first parks and recreation director, Steve Michaud, and first city engineer, Keith Nelson, and explores the transition away from a farming economy and the city's efforts to deal with growth. "Envision Lakeville is designed to bring people together, to share their thoughts and ideas about how they see …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Lakeville will hold a series of meetings seeking public input into the future of the city.
On Monday, Lakeville will hold the first of four meetings designed to seek public input into the "values and priorities of the community." Residents who attend the forums, to be held at 7 p.m. on March 25 and 27 and April 2 and 4, will have a chance to use Who Wants to be a Millionaire-style electric voting keypads to register their votes in real-time.
Monday, August 27, 2012
The District 194 Board of Education will conduct two meetings on Tuesday night. The city’s economic development commission also meets Tuesday.
School District 194 Board of Education members will be busy with a pair of meetings scheduled for Tuesday. On tap are a special meeting at 6 p.m., followed by the board’s regular meeting an hour later. Both meetings will be at the district office. On the agenda for the special meeting are discussions concerning integration and equity, and the district’s English Language staffing and programming. Among the agenda items for the 7 p.m. regular meeting are: • An update on the soon-to-open Crystal Lake Education Center from Mark Klett, executive director of business services; Steve Porter, community education director; and Ranae Ouillette, director of special education and student services. Located in the former Crystal Lake Elementary School, …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Patch recaps the happenings of the past week in Lakeville.
It’s been a busy—and for many Lakeville residents, tragic—week in Lakeville. Click on the headlines below to read the stories of the week. To get caught up on this past week’s happenings throughout the rest of the South Metro, click here. COMMUNITY • Lakeville 19th on Money's Best Places to Live List • VOTE: Patch's Summer Vacation Photo Contest — Week 3 • Ask a Patch Pro: Recycling and Composting • Extra! Extra! Protect Your Right to Drive Under New Minnesota Law • Help Murray the Cat Get Comfortable in a Permanent Home • Lakeville in Flood Advisory Area • Lakeville South Senior Continues Therapy • Patch's Summer Vacation Photo Contest—Week 3 • Stanley Cup Coming to Lakeville • A Definitive Guide to the 2012 Minnesota State Fair: Hours, …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Dakota County and the City of Lakeville have teamed up on a website to provide residents with more information about the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Kenwood Trail and 185th Street.
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Editor’s Note: The following information appears on the County 50/County Highway 60 website (www.50and60.com). The website contains information pertaining to the project and to roundabouts, and an animated simulator on how to maneuver through the proposed project area. PROJECT OVERVIEW/NEED FOR IMPROVEMENTS The intersection of County Highway 50 (Kenwood Trail) at County Highway 60 (185th Street) is a vital intersection in the ever expanding Dakota County arterial highway system in Lakeville, Minnesota. Due to increasing traffic delays, a study of the intersection was performed in 2011 which identified a multi-lane roundabout as the preferred intersection control method. The study recommended installation of a multi-lane roundabout based on…