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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
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The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
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Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
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
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Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
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Hampton man killed in Sunday morning accident
Just how big the evergreen tree was, Janet Stein couldn't tell for sure. What she did see, though, was her mischievous son, Adam, climbing it. It was Monday night and the Stein family household just south of New Trier had filled up with Adam's friends and with the Steins' family....
July 21, 2011 - 9:39am
July 14, 2011
Unlicensed driver hit teen on bike Monday
It might have been a sixth sense, it might just have been a case of being in the right place at the right time. Whatever it was, it was not fun for Farmington police officer Steve Kuyper to see a teenage girl get hit by a car. Kuyper was just coming back from washing his squad and...
July 14, 2011 - 10:07am
July 12, 2011
Gas line forces closure of 195th Street Monday
A few young Farmington athletes had to go home early Monday after a gas leak near Akin Road Elementary School forced fireighters to evacuate one of the school fields. According to Farmington fire chief Tim Pietsch, around 5:50 p.m., a contractor working on a fiber line nicked a...
July 12, 2011 - 1:43pm
May 26, 2011
Tuesday accident tied up Highway 3
A section of Highway 3 was closed for about an hour Tuesday as police and ambulance crews attended to an accident that left three women injured. According...
May 26, 2011 - 10:15am
April 6, 2011
Only minor injuries in car/motorcycle accident
A motorcyclist who hit a moving car Wednesday morning might be a little scraped up, but he should be just fine. Names of the two men involved...
April 6, 2011 - 11:21am
January 17, 2011
FHS graduate killed in traffic accident
Amber Page doesn't remember much about last Saturday. When you find out one of your best friends has died, everything else starts to feel unimportant. Amanda Lynch, who Page met when they were sixth graders together at Farmington Middle School, was killed early Saturday morning...
January 17, 2011 - 10:46am
January 14, 2011
Three injured as police chase leads to crash
Three people, including two Farmington residents, were injured early Friday morning when their SUV crashed while they fled Farmington police. Police started following the vehicle, a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe, around 1:30 a.m. after seeing it downtown and becoming suspicious. "You see...
January 14, 2011 - 10:14am
December 29, 2010
Charges are pending in car-train crash
Police are still not sure why a driver turned his Chevy Aveo onto train tracks in downtown Farmington last week, but they expect to file charges...
December 29, 2010 - 9:58am
December 20, 2010
Car-train accident closes tracks downtown Farmington
There are a lot of weird questions police are still trying answer after an accident involving a car and a train late Monday night. The railroad crossings at Elm and Spruce streets were closed for about three hours late Monday and early Tuesday as police and railroad officials investigated...
December 20, 2010 - 11:25pm
December 10, 2010
Vigil planned on anniversary of fatal accident
Relatives of three family members killed in an auto accident last December will gather Sunday to mark the anniversary of the incident. Alexis...
December 10, 2010 - 12:00pm
November 12, 2010
Gas leak temporarily closes Pilot Knob
Farmington police rerouted traffic on Pilot Knob Road for about two hours early Thursday afternoon after a construction company working in the area near 195th Street hit a gas line. According to Farmington police the construction company repaired the line without incident. But because...
November 12, 2010 - 11:06am
November 5, 2010
No injuries in car-bus crash
A collision involving a Farmington school bus and a compact car caused considerable damage but no injuries Friday afternoon. The accident...
November 5, 2010 - 4:01pm
October 16, 2010
Lakeville man killed in Saturday accident
A 62-year-old Lakeville man was killed and his wife was seriously injured in an accident Saturday afternoon on Cedar Avenue south of Lakeville. According to the Dakota County Sheriff's department Ricky Dean Ball and his wife, Nancy, were riding separate motorcycles southbound on...
October 16, 2010 - 9:23pm
October 14, 2010
Firefighter killed in motorcycle accident
Benjamin J. Wratz, a 2008 graduate of Farmington High School and a member of the Farmington Fire Department, died Sunday afternoon when he apparently...
October 14, 2010 - 8:06am
October 5, 2010
Accident ties up Highway 3
Traffic was reduced to one lane early Tuesday evening on Highway 3 in Farmington after a Honda Accord rear ended a Dodge Dakota. The accident...
October 5, 2010 - 9:28pm