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Improvements coming for 8 school buildings
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Farmington Tigers fall in section 1AA finals
Farmington wrestling goes 2-3 in February
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Mental sports performance coach trains Farmington athletes
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Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
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January 26, 2014
Snow creates dangerous driving conditions Sunday
Sunday’s snow, high winds and dropping temperatures have resulted in several road closings in the Farmington area. According to a dispatcher...
January 26, 2014 - 6:31pm
January 9, 2014
FFD battles flames, cold
Bitter cold made the job more difficult than usual for Farmington firefighters when a car fire Jan. 2 in a garage at the Centennial Apartments. Firefighters...
January 9, 2014 - 2:28pm
December 11, 2013
One hurt in single-car accident Dec. 10 in Castle Rock
A 31-year-old Prior Lake man was airlifted after sustaining serious injuries in a Tuesday morning accident on Highway 50 in Castle Rock. Farmington Fire/Rescue responded to the report of a single-vehicle accident near the intersection of Highway 50 and Blaine Avenue at 12:01 p.m.,...
December 11, 2013 - 2:13pm
December 5, 2013
FHS grad hurt in hit and run
A 2010 Farmington High School graduate is in a coma after a Nov. 24 hit-and-run accident in St. Paul. A student at the University of St. Thomas, Rebekka Peterson, 22, was struck by a car after exiting a cab at the 1900 block of Grand Avenue in St. Paul. A companion, 22-year-old Nicholas...
December 5, 2013 - 1:27pm
November 26, 2013
Arrest made in St. Paul hit and run that injured a Farmington woman
St. Paul police have arrested a 40-year-old St. Paul resident in connection to a hit-and-run accident that left a 2010 Farmington High School graduate in critical condition early Sunday morning.
November 26, 2013 - 4:43pm
August 30, 2013
Fire damages Farmington home
Firefighters from Farmington and Lakeville responded to a fire that did signficant damage to one Farmington home and at least surface damage...
August 30, 2013 - 6:26pm
August 15, 2013
Bull was spooked by being chased
Capturing a spooked bull is a tricky process, as many well-meaning people found out at the Dakota County Fair last week. When the 1,200 pound bull that escaped from a pen during the Bulls and Barrels event at the grandstand Aug. 7, an estimated 20 to 30 people chased the animal in...
August 15, 2013 - 4:58pm
August 13, 2013
Farmington teen injured in Monday head-on crash
A Farmington teen was seriously injured in a head-on collision near New Prague late Monday afternoon. According to an accident report by the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin M. Nelson was eastbound on Highway 19 near New Prague. Nelson's 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center...
August 13, 2013 - 12:58pm
August 12, 2013
Farmington teen injured in Monday head-on crash
A Farmington teen was seriously injured after a head-on collision near New Prague late Monday afternoon. According to an accident report by the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin M. Nelson was traveling eastbound on Highway 19 near New Prague. Nelson’s 1995 Honda Accord...
August 12, 2013 - 11:36pm
August 8, 2013
Bull injures visitors to the Dakota County Fair
A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. (Editor's note: The video above has some minor swearing. It's nothing loud or particularly offensive, but we thought you should know.) The bull, named Red 43, escaped from his pen,...
August 8, 2013 - 1:03am
August 6, 2013
Highway 3 closed following car-bike accident
A 14-year-old Farmington boy was airlifted to Regions Hospital after being struck by a car on Highway 3 Tuesday afternoon. According to Minnesota...
August 6, 2013 - 4:01pm
July 30, 2013
Two killed in Highway 52 crash
Two people died and one other was injured July 27 when a car driven by a 21-year-old St. Paul woman was broadsided on Highway 52 in Hampton. According to the Minnesota State Patrol the woman, Lui Thein of St. Paul, was turning eastbound onto 280th Street and did not yield to a northbound...
July 30, 2013 - 11:58am
July 29, 2013
Fire leaves Farmington family without a home
A Farmington family is finding somewhere else to live after an early morning fire destroyed much of their home Monday. Three people were at...
July 29, 2013 - 5:14pm
July 5, 2013
One man dies following July 4 ATV accident
A 26-year-old Vermillion Township man has died following an ATV accident that occurred shortly after 5 p.m. July 4. According to the Dakota County Sheriff's office, Isaac James Lucking was riding east on 180th Street east of Goodwin Avenue when he apparently lost control and sustained...
July 5, 2013 - 10:30am
May 31, 2013
One killed in Thursday crash in Empire Township
A 32-year-old Inver Grove Heights woman died and another individual was seriously injured May 30 in a head-on collision on County Road 46 near Blaine Avenue in Empire Township. Angela Nicole Wear has been identified as the driver who was killed. The other individual, who was airlifted...
May 31, 2013 - 10:01am