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Update: Three die in Welch Township crash; Second tragedy hits Christiansen/Johnson family
Hampton restaurant rises from the ashes with a new name
Hastings man charged in fatal crash accident
Blame weather for high Japanese beetle population
Driver arrested in connection with fatal Rosemount crash involving boulder
crime and courts
Where Are They Now?
Boys' Volleyball: Farmington has successful inaugural season
A love affair with wrestling: Farmington's Venz excels at the highest levels
Farmington High School gaining a new weight room
Dew Run Results
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
arts and entertainment
Event hall renovations complete at Little Log House Pioneer Village
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
EZ Auto fires up barbecue to say thanks
Local McDonald's orders up digital
Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
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CITY OF FARMINGTON: Notice of Filling
Certificate of Assumed Name for Sweet Kneads
CITY OF FARMINGTON: 7/10/18 Hearing - Amend the 2030 Comprehensive Plan
PUBLIC HEARING:7/18/2018 Vermillion Town Board
PUBLIC HEARING:7/24/2018 Vermillion Town Board
Rodney R. Dencklau
Gloria M. Hanson
Jared E. Lazer
Mary Louise Christensen
FHS Class of 1993
Sophia Ecklund Panyk
Dr. Alexandra V. Fromme
Viewpoint: All Chinese ... including classroom culture
Editorial: Minnesota right to license trainers
Chuck Brooks: Summer should put you in Good Humor
Chuck Brooks: Reconnecting with friends is a homerun
Letter: Fund suicide prevention efforts
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July 13, 2018
Blame weather for high Japanese beetle population
Japanese beetles have been observed in high concentrations in Farmington, and city wants residents to know how to combat them. "Due to the wet...
July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
July 9, 2018
Pilot Knob sign will light the way
FARMINGTON — The city's monument entrance sign on Pilot Knob Road will soon have new illumination. Farmington City Council approved an...
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am
July 2, 2018
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is suing the maker of the best-known opioid painkiller, OxyCotin, claiming it mislead health care professionals and...
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
June 30, 2018
Highway 3 Corridor Study taking shape
FARMINGTON—A gateway entrance into a city can serve as curb appeal or perhaps detract interested developers. Available land can attract...
June 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 27, 2018
MNLARS better, but no money to finish fixing it
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans should get better service than last July, when the state introduced new motor vehicle license and title computer...
June 27, 2018 - 4:26pm
June 25, 2018
Improvements to Schmitz-Maki Arena approved
FARMINGTON — Upgrades at the Schmitz-Maki Arena will get underway this summer and some work is slated to be complete by fall. Farmington...
June 25, 2018 - 5:00am
June 22, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
ST. PAUL—President Donald Trump fully expects to win Minnesota in 2020 if he can visit the state another time or two. "I hate to bring...
June 22, 2018 - 2:08pm
June 21, 2018
Census: Minnesota's diversity growth continues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota continues to grow more diverse, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday. The...
June 21, 2018 - 8:55am
June 20, 2018
Dakota County Board: Legislative review is positive
One of the highlights from this year's state legislative session for Dakota County was $6.2 million in funding for the county's Safety and Mental...
June 20, 2018 - 8:00pm
June 14, 2018
Agreement would nullify lawsuit settlement over high school
FARMINGTON -- City and school district legal teams are working hard to amend and void terms of a lawsuit settlement agreement from more than...
June 14, 2018 - 5:00am
June 8, 2018
Getting around Dakota County is getting easier
Dakota County is providing free travel training to help people increase their mobility and independence. Travel Training is a service offered through the new GoDakota initiative to improve access to communities for older adults and people with disabilities in Dakota County. The training...
June 8, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2018
Reminder: Public invited to learn about County Road 88 reconstruction Thursday
Randolph Public Schools will host an open house June 7 so people can learn and ask questions about the Dakota County Road 88 reconstruction. The county proposed rebuilding County Road 88 in Randolph Township from Highway 65 to Highway 52. The purpose is to improve safety, increase...
June 7, 2018 - 11:12am
Rosemount has candidates; Farmington not yet
Candidate filings closed Tuesday, June 5 with several area contested races including a four-way race for two Rosemount City Council seats. The filing period for Farmington is July 31 through August 14. Mark DeBettignies and Paul Essler filed the first day and appeared to have no...
June 7, 2018 - 11:10am
June 6, 2018
Dakota County road construction advances
Dakota County Board Tuesday, June 5, gave its approval to move forward with construction projects across the county. One stretch of Highway 55,...
June 6, 2018 - 11:22am
June 5, 2018
Democracy shows through in crowded attorney general race
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon may have said it best: "What a day to be in the democracy business." Simon, whose office runs state elections, was in the center of Minnesota's political world Tuesday, June 5, as the first Muslim in Congress decided to run...
June 5, 2018 - 8:13pm