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Update: State of emergency declared in Cannon Falls after Thursday's storm
Farmington bands welcome addition of new director
Newville named MTTIA Instructor of the Year
Parent complaints ignite change with FHS marching band show
Experienced watchdog journalist hired to cover Minnesota government for Forum News Service
crime and courts
Operation Migration helped whooping cranes survive
Football: Rosemount spoils Farmington's homecoming with 35-7 win
Girls Tennis: Tigers are competing despite inexperience
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Nick Connelly, former RWHS football star, dies of cancer
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
Workforce Summit to sharpen recruitment and retention skills
Axia Home Loans opens Hastings office
Photos: Down on the chicken farm
Sweet Kneads brings three generations of family bakers to Farmington Bakery
Celebration of Agriculture in Dakota County
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CITY OF FARMINGTON: 10/15/18 Hearing - Cert of Delinquent Municipal Services
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CASTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP: Town Board Ordinance No. 2018-1
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FHS Class of 1993
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Tina Folch for House Believes in Local Control
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Letter: Recognizing direct support professionals
Andy Turonie for State Representative
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September 14, 2018
Editorial: E-government needs to be easier, safer
State governments have a plethora of services and information available online. People want it. They need it. Pew Research finds that approximately...
September 14, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 28, 2018
Editorial: It's back to school ... and safety
Students are heading back to school. Take a deep breath and it's a heart-warming moment — snapping of first-day photos, meeting new teachers,...
August 28, 2018 - 9:51am
August 16, 2018
Editorial: Democracy will rise or fall with a free press
Pulitzer Prizes for 2018 will be announced Aug. 16. The awards — 13 each year — recognize achievements in American journalism as...
August 16, 2018 - 5:00am
August 12, 2018
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
If you're thinking about skipping Tuesday's primary election, think again. Our representative form of government uses primaries for two main...
August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 20, 2018
Editorial: Court recording decision is a good start
Slowly, slowly, the Minnesota judicial system moves closer to the openness in Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota courtrooms. A pilot project on...
July 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
July 15, 2018
Editorial: Minnesota right to license trainers
Bills passed during the Minnesota legislative session and signed into law by the governor typically take effect Aug. 1. This year four laws...
July 15, 2018 - 9:40am
June 28, 2018
Editorial: Time to put a brake on traffic deaths
Three crashes on Wisconsin roads killed five people over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. Not to be outdone, Minnesota had six deaths in six separate...
June 28, 2018 - 4:00am
June 23, 2018
Editorial: Be ready for the season
You can expect conditions to intensify starting this week as the season officially changes with the summer solstice. The earth is tilting on...
June 23, 2018 - 9:00am
May 27, 2018
Editorial: Thank you, today and tomorrow, on behalf of a grateful nation
A salute, a nod, a sincere "Thank you." Veterans perhaps don't expect more than these in recognition of their service, but that doesn't mean a simple acknowledgement is all we can or should provide.
May 27, 2018 - 10:44am
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Are you fed up with government? Perhaps you feel just the opposite — you're happy with the way things are going locally, across the state...
May 27, 2018 - 7:49am
May 17, 2018
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
The importance of Minnesota State colleges and universities is being driven home this graduation season, when 40,000 students will receive degrees...
May 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 15, 2018
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 7:49am
March 8, 2018
Editorial: Shame on us
Yes, you read the headline correctly — shame on us. We (the newspaper industry) have done a terrible job throughout the decades of informing readers, audience members, business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and citizens about how our business operates. Now,...
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
March 4, 2018
Editorial: Fix-It, don't throw it
A GOOD FLOW: Dakota County held a dozen Fix-in Clinics in 2017, bringing renewed life to old items. According to the county: • Forty-three...
March 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am