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Fashion and crashin' at the Dakota County Fair
Dakota County Fair entertains and educates
Farmington's Tiger Marching Band gears up for season
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
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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
Farmington Legion baseball goes 2-2 but unable to reach state tournament
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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
PHOTOS: Visitors enjoy pieces of yesteryear at Antique Power Show
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Empire Twp Annual Mtg 082217
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Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Viewpoint: Dakota County Fair showcases the best of the best
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
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July 24, 2017
Minn. roundup: One dead in northern Minn. boat crash; one injured in Pine County motorcycle crash
COTTON, Minn. — A woman was killed, and a Duluth man is under investigation after a boat struck a dock and boat lift on a lake near Cotton late Saturday. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that the crash happened at about 11:15 p.m. on Dinham Lake in Ellsburg Township,...
July 24, 2017 - 10:30am
July 6, 2017
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
June 26, 2017
Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
A St. Croix County woman died from an apparent carbon monoxide poisoning Sunday after she and two others were found on a boat over the weekend...
June 26, 2017 - 1:40pm
June 23, 2017
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
With the deadliest stretch of vehicle crashes beginning in the summer months, officials are raising concerns about teenage drivers who will soon...
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
May 2, 2017
Minn. roundup: 1 dead in crash on snowy Minnesota road; apparent Alexandria drowning victim reportedly longboarding
1 dead in crash on snowy Minnesota road Winter made a cameo appearance Monday, May 1, bringing measurable snowfall and hazardous road conditions...
May 2, 2017 - 10:54am
April 29, 2017
Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. -- A 12-year-old girl died Friday in an apparent drowning in a swampy area between two lakes near here. JaLysa Anne Cook of...
April 29, 2017 - 5:21pm
April 14, 2017
Two paintball players struck by lightning Friday
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH -- Two men playing paintball were seriously injured Friday in St. Croix County in a lightning strike. The men, whose identities...
April 14, 2017 - 1:39pm
March 15, 2017
Slow-speed rollover in downtown Farmington
Farmington first responders came upon a surprising scene Tuesday, March 7 — a slow-speed rollover accident in the downtown area. No one...
March 15, 2017 - 5:30am
July 19, 2016
Dakota County crash between semi, SUV results in death of Cannon Falls man, infant daughter
RANDOLPH, Minn. — A Cannon Falls man and his infant daughter were killed and his wife and son were seriously injured after a sport-utility vehicle they were in collided with a semi-trailer truck Monday morning in rural southern Dakota County, authorities said. Jason Calderara, 31,...
July 19, 2016 - 8:56am
May 26, 2016
Concerns surface again after Highway 3 crash
An accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV last week has renewed concerns about the safety of a stretch of Highway 3 in Empire Township. Residents...
May 26, 2016 - 5:59am
May 19, 2016
Accident closes Highway 3
The Minnesota State Patrol is currently investigating an accident that seriously injured a Farmington man on Highway 3 at 200th Street. According...
May 19, 2016 - 9:48pm
May 5, 2016
Fire burns another garage
An attentive night owl may have prevented a tragedy early last Friday morning when he spotted a fire at a home on Ash Street. The passerby reported...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
April 13, 2016
Live ammunition complicates garage fire
Some unexpected gunfire delayed Farmington firefighters as they worked to put out a garage fire Tuesday night in Empire Township. Ammunition...
April 13, 2016 - 11:05am
April 7, 2016
Fire destroys a downtown garage
Farmington firefighters worked through the night March 29 to put out a fire in a garage at the corner of Fifth and Oak streets in downtown Farmington....
April 7, 2016 - 5:59am
March 17, 2016
Police say Christiansen missed curve, drove into water
HAGER CITY -- Pierce County Sheriff Nancy Hove said Thursday morning that 23-year-old Marya Christiansen missed a curve in the road and drove...
March 17, 2016 - 2:47pm