Photo by Kent Landerholm, 2012

The League of Women Voters of Dakota County is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences policy through education and advocacy. We meet monthly and also host candidate forums, issue forums, and other events of interest to the community. Please attend one of our meetings or contact us for more information!


At our January 2021 meeting our resident history instructor, Frank Sachs, addressed what makes some inaugural addresses stand out, achieve greatness, and be remembered through the ages, while others have slipped away and have faded from memory. Frank created the following list of questions to ask yourself while listening to our nation's next inaugural address on January 20:

Updated: Jan 18

At 1 p.m. on February 1, 2021, the LWV Upper Mississippi River Region Inter League Organization will host a discussion about how local actions can improve soil and water quality in a watershed. The discussion will be livestreamed via LWV UMRR ILO's Facebook page and if you are interested in participating, you can email lwvumrr@lwvmn.org to request a link to the Zoom meeting. Speakers will include Heidi Keuler, Coordinator for the Fishers & Farmers Partnership for the Upper Mississippi River Basin, Clark Porter, Environmental Specialist for the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, and Faith Luce, a recent graduate from the University of Northern Iowa with degrees in Geology, Earth Science and Environmental Science. More information is available here.

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