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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Do you have Japanese beetles on your trees or shrubs?

Japanese beetle by William Fountain, University of Kentucky, Bugwood.org

Identify these insects and their damage, then learn what you can do.

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

Recreational fire rules

fire with red hot embers

Recreational fires are allowed in the City of Lakeville when the following rules are followed:

  • The fire is contained to a 3 by 3 by 3 feet area surrounded by non-combustible and non-smoke or odor-producing material (rock, brick, ferrous metal, etc.).
  • Fire-e...

Posted on: June 26, 2017

County Road 50 (Kenwood Trail) road closure

CR50 Construction

County Road 50 (Kenwood Trail) from County Road 60 (185th Street) to County Road 9 (Dodd Boulevard) will be reconstructed to increase capacity and improve safety. Dakota County is the lead agency for this project.

On Monday, July 10, County Road 50 closed ...


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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Paddleboard lessons and rentals on Lake Marion

Woman with her dog on a paddleboard

Keya Board Co. offers paddleboard rentals on Lake Marion at Antlers Park weekends now through Labor Day weekend. Free lessons are included with each rental.


  • Saturday & Sunday: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
  • Holidays: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

Hourly rates

  • 1 hour: $20
  • 2 hours: $35...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Consider local water sources when caring for your lawn

Lilypads on a lake

Beautiful weather in Lakeville means residents can turn their attention to lawn care and maintenance for the ensuing months. When it comes to properly disposing of the resulting yard waste, here are a few things to keep in mind.

To protect local water sour...


Posted on: May 5, 2017

City watering ordinance now in effect


Odd/even and time-of-day watering restrictions are in effect May 1 through September 30 each year. Water only on odd-numbered days if your house number ends in an odd number, or even-numbered days if your house number ends in an even number. Also, waterin...


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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Athletic field status

Aronson Park aerial shot

Updated July 19, 2017

All Lakeville athletic fields are closed on Wednesday, July 19.

To check on the status of fields, call our hotline at 952-985-4690 (option 1), follow us on Twitter @LakevilleParks or check back on our website.


Posted on: April 26, 2017

Water Quality Report (PDF)

woman drinking water

The City of Lakeville provides water to its residents from a groundwater source: 18 wells ranging from 460 to 864 feet deep. The wells draw water from the Prairie DuChien-Jordan and the Tunnel City-Wonewoc aquifers. Lakeville has six water towers and one ...


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Posted on: June 9, 2016

eProperty Special Assessment Lookup


eProperty allows a resident to search online for information on special assessments pending or levied against their property. A levied assessment is certified to Dakota County for collection with the property taxes. The certified amount that will appear o...


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