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Hastings farmers: Grants, regulation shifts crucial to success
PHOTOS: Solar eclipse 2017
State Patrol upping DWI enforcement for Labor Day
Moving on: Farmington officer retires for career in social work
Red Bulls get deployment notice
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Through players' eyes: AAU basketball - the experience
Farmington 17th annual Ironman Competition
A symbol of wilderness
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
State championship celebration July 25 at FHS
Stephen Hansmann will carry special flag during Twin Cities Marathon
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On the move: Farmington senior honored with Silver Sneakers award
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
PHOTOS: FHS softball celebrates state championship with community celebration
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Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
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July 16, 2017
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
HAMLIN, Iowa — While many people awaken every morning to the sounds of birds chirping, Christine Jensen wakes up to a very different bird...
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
July 14, 2017
Man sentenced to 8 years for sex trafficking in Washington County
A Brooklyn Park man will serve eight years in prison for his role in trafficking two women for commercial sex at a Woodbury hotel. A Washington...
News/crime and courts
July 14, 2017 - 12:31pm
Minnesota's first e-bus hits the road
Future yellow school bus wheels will go round and round with electricity harnessed from wind power. Three partners collaborated to roll out the...
July 14, 2017 - 7:17am
July 12, 2017
Need a license? Get it now
All Dakota County licensing offices will offer limited services July 20-24. Official licensing centers in Burnsville, Lakeville and Rosemount...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Apartment residents jump to escape fire in Farmington
Two Farmington residents were injured after jumping from a second floor apartment window on Sunday evening. "The fire was contained to a single...
July 12, 2017 - 8:59am
July 11, 2017
Family of missing people can provide DNA to link to remains
ST. PAUL—Frustrated families of people who have gone missing have a chance to help law enforcement officials find their loves ones: provide...
July 11, 2017 - 4:41pm
July 9, 2017
Stories from the sky: Jeff Achen uses drone in video company work
The sticker on Jeff Achen's drone carries a backstory. The word "call sign" stems from his boyhood when he was fascinated with code names and...
July 9, 2017 - 8:00am
July 8, 2017
EDA works on strategic development plan
The Farmington Economic Development Authority on June 27 heard an update on the downtown plaza concept, a short-term strategic economic development...
July 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 7, 2017
Advance Auto Parts seeks EDA facade grant
Advance Auto Parts applied for a Downtown Facade Improvement Grant from Farmington Economic Development Authority. Building owner Gary Van Erp applied for the grant EDA grant June 8 to update the exterior facade of his storefront business built in 1999 that is open on Oak Street next...
July 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 6, 2017
Two face charges in theft of central Minnesota pop machine
WILLMAR — Two men face felony and misdemeanor charges in connection with the alleged theft of a Pepsi pop machine in April from the front...
July 6, 2017 - 11:23pm
Cover crops catching on
RENVILLE, Minn. — There are plenty of obstacles keeping farmers from adopting the use of cover crops, but perhaps the biggest is this:...
July 6, 2017 - 7:47pm
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
ST. PAUL — innesota Gov. Mark Dayton could not land a motel room for his Saturday, July 9 fishing trip, but he hopes to reel in a bass....
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm
City takes proactive approach on EAB
An invasive, wood boring green beetle may be tunneling under ash tree bark now in Farmington that could lead to Emerald Ash Borer tree disease....
July 6, 2017 - 10:32am
Woman killed in Dakota County crash
A woman was killed June 29 in a two-vehicle crash in Dakota County. Wanda Narum, 87, of Shoreview, was traveling westbound on County Road 46...
July 6, 2017 - 10:29am
July 5, 2017
Democrats lay out arguments against federal health care bills
MINNEAPOLIS — James Robinson has no doubt federally funded programs saved him. "If it wasn't for the funding of these programs ... there...
July 5, 2017 - 6:56pm