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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
crime and courts
Girls golf: Irish, Tigers battle conditions at Valleywood
Softball: Third-ranked Tigers handed first loss in Mankato East Tournament finals
Girls track and field: Individuals shine at home invite
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take out No. 3 Stillwater, 7-6
Boys track and field: Tigers seventh at Mega Meet
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
PHOTOS: The egg hunt hustle
arts and entertainment
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSN VS LOPIN
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Padilla
Washington Mutual Bank vs Johnson
Financial Freedom Senior vs Remer
TRANSports and electranics
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Real Estate Showcase
October 29, 2010
Pulse strengthens for CPR program
The idea of saving lives is catching on around Farmington. The Farmington Heart Restart program has been up and running for about six months, and it seems to be growing more popular every week. At least, that's what organizer Glen Anderson thinks. In six months, the program has...
October 29, 2010 - 10:25am
September 3, 2010
Sweet Serenity Massage: Right where she belongs
The way Shelly Connors sees it, she was born to be a massage therapist. It just took a while before she got around to doing it professionally. Connors...
September 3, 2010 - 3:18pm
October 23, 2009
Sick Minnesotans swamp FluLine
October 23, 2009 - 7:57am
October 15, 2009
Warrior to Citizen: Training for the transition
Being injured is never fun for anyone. But imagine being injured while in combat. Imagine that injury being permanent. And imagine, for a minute, how others would react. Pity? Empathy? Your friends want to reach out to help, but don't know how. Your spouse sits by your side, your...
October 15, 2009 - 10:00am
October 1, 2009
She's working to spread the word
Peggy Davies knows a thing or two about breast cancer. Several of her cousins have died of the disease, and another cousin had a mastectomy two weeks ago. Davies has had even closer brushes with cancer, too. Last year she had a lump in her own breast. A biopsy found no evidence of...
October 1, 2009 - 3:13pm
September 25, 2009
Tonders aid mental health center in memory of son
Most teenagers occasionally go toe-to-toe with their parents, but Aaron Tonder was different. "When he would come home, we wouldn't know if...
September 25, 2009 - 7:12am
August 27, 2009
Health officials: Everyone needs to be ready for flu
ST. PAUL - So far, Minnesota pandemic flu cases have centered on the Twin Cities, they typically have affected younger people and most cases...
August 27, 2009 - 7:56am
August 20, 2009
Local team will walk this weekend
Five Farmington women who call themselves the Farmington Fun Bags are planning to walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-day breast cancer walk, August 21-23. Jen Venz, Nicole Roush, Kim Donohue, Cheri Rezac and Kris Lund will start their journey with an opening ceremony at Southdale Shopping...
August 20, 2009 - 1:32pm
Late summer is the time to watch for mosquitoes
It might seem like the end of the summer means the end of the mosquito season, but Minnesota Mosquito Control District employees caution against putting that bug spray away just yet. This summer hasn't been bad, as far as mosquitoes go. Though most yards could have used a little...
August 20, 2009 - 1:27pm
July 23, 2009
Ramble and Amble: Walking for Grandpa
Tears still come easily for Kim Cummings and Marilyn Ciancanelle, especially when they think just a little too long about their father and husband, Michael Ciancanelle, who died in late February. Known to many around the community as simply, "Grandpa," Michael Ciancanelle was an...
July 23, 2009 - 1:03pm
June 12, 2009
State Health Department offers advice for preventing influenza
As the spread of the H1N1 novel influenza virus continues, the Minnesota Department of Health issued a list of recommendations Thursday to help reduce the likelihood of getting sick with flu: Cover your nose and mouth with your sleeve when you cough or sneeze. Clean your hands...
June 12, 2009 - 7:59am
April 28, 2009
Health-care spending plans take shape
ST. PAUL - Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health...
April 28, 2009 - 7:23am
January 29, 2009
DFL lawmakers to introduce bill on child health care
Two Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party lawmakers have introduced a bill to ensure that all children have health insurance. Democrats say they fear today's budget plan by Gov. Tim Pawlenty will chop funding for such programs. "We know that the majority of uninsured children in our state...
January 29, 2009 - 12:00am
December 12, 2008
Minnesota's first case of culture-confirmed influenza reported
Minnesota has recorded its first culture-confirmed case of influenza for the 2008-09 season in a 39-year-old man from Chisago County. The man's illness was caused by the A (H1) strain of the virus, the Minnesota Department of Health reported Friday, Dec. 12.
December 12, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Children's advocacy groups discuss needs of families
Minnesota's children, guaranteed by the State Constitution to an education, also deserve a right to access to affordable health care, says a coalition of children's advocacy groups. And that includes affordable child care for working parents and living-wage jobs to support families....
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am