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August 5, 2017
Farmington Economic Development Authority is working on site readiness and what it takes to prepare each piece of land for development. The EDA continues to work on ways to expand commercial and industrial properties and develop programs to enhance the business community. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington EDA develops tools to promote development
August 5, 2017 - 8:00am
August 4, 2017
The varsity softball team takes a group picture with the younger FGFA players in attendance. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: FHS softball celebrates state championship with community celebration
August 4, 2017 - 9:00am
Mark Lofthus, economic development director with Dakota Electric, says utilities companies can play a role in economic development to partner and facilitate site readiness and attract industrial development such as data centers. He spoke to Farmington officials July 27, 2017. Photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington ripe for landing data center
August 4, 2017 - 8:54am
August 3, 2017
Michael Ray performs Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, at We Fest Country Music Festival at Soo Pass Ranch near Detroit Lakes, Minn.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Sun, stars shine as WE Fest opens
August 3, 2017 - 10:35pm
Minnesota license bureaus down for several hours as new computer system shows glitches
August 3, 2017 - 6:44pm
Cottage Grove police officer Jordan Ziebarth talks with a motorist he stopped after witnessing a littering incident at Walmart. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Organized offensive: Law enforcement, retailers combat retail crime
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
Missie Johnson used a megaphone to organize interactive outdoor games and youth parked bicycles to join in the fun in one Farmington Mystic Meadows neighborhood. Photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Getting to know the neighbors
August 3, 2017 - 10:24am
Thomas Hilpisch stands outside his Lake Elmo home on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, where he came face to face with Lucifer Nguyen, who has been charged in the shooting death of 48-year-old Beverly Cory in Mendota Heights. Hilpisch was working in his yard on a skid loader when Nguyen approached and asked for a ride to Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake in exchange for cash. Nick Ferraro / St. Paul Pioneer Press
While doing yard work, unsuspecting firefighter encounters a wanted murder suspect
August 3, 2017 - 9:02am
Goats like these shown at the 2016 Goodhue County Fair are just some of the sights fairgoers can look forward to visiting their local county fair. File photo
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
August 3, 2017 - 8:59am
A Golden-winged Warbler sits on a small perch in the early morning sun for a dramatic portrait.
U.S. bird report shows progress
August 3, 2017 - 8:24am
August 2, 2017
Minnesota Republican governor cndidate Keith Downey talks to Farmfest visitors Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. He said health care is at the top of issues. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota farmers wonder about health insurance as uncertainties cloud future
August 2, 2017 - 9:22pm
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Building history, behind the scenes of St. Croix Crossing
August 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Tony Kimmes took his son Rhodes, age 2, along on top of the tractor for the parade route. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: Visitors enjoy pieces of yesteryear at Antique Power Show
August 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
Lauren Martin, lead author of a recently released report on sex buying in Minnesota, discusses her team's findings Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2017 in Minneapolis. Robb Jeffries / Forum News Service
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
Letter to the editor: Don't forget about the Farmington High School 1936 football team
August 2, 2017 - 9:15am