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Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Farmington parks commission, council to talk city pool
crime and courts
Tiger soccer teams fight their way to section championship games
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
Farmington girls' tennis falls in second round of team sections
Tigers soccer teams ready themselves for sections
Tigers girls' swimming downs Apple Valley 95-91
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
arts and entertainment
CitiBank Federal Savings v. Robert McCarty
PennyMac Holdings vs. Wade Raddatz
Wells Fargo Bank vs. John Berg
New Penn Financial v Timothy Parker
Wilmington Trust v Brian Hehr
Helen Arlene Judd
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Letter: City pool a staple of the community
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December 3, 2015
Roundbank's junior board gives students an outlet to give back
Before she discovered the Roundbank junior board of directors, Kyra Lucke was all potential energy when it came to community service. She was...
December 3, 2015 - 10:35am
October 22, 2015
Zoning changes make room for tap rooms, distilleries
With five new ordinances on tap, The Farmington City Council raised a glass to breweries, hoping to entice them to set up shop in the city. The first ordinance adds a requirement for a license to be submitted and approved for a cocktail room, brewpub and taproom, types of businesses...
October 22, 2015 - 6:14am
September 21, 2015
Behind the gate at Dakota Aggregates
From the outside, it’s hard to get a clear picture of what happens at the Dakota Aggregates mine on 160th Street. The operation is tucked away...
September 21, 2015 - 6:14am
September 4, 2015
Wedding business just keeps growing
George Maverick got into the wedding business out of frustration, but his business is growing with joy. It’s the joy of working with people,...
September 4, 2015 - 1:32pm
November 20, 2014
Trinity campus hopes a new state grant will help them keep nurses around longer
Working as a nursing in a nursing home isn’t always the most glamorous way to make a living. You’re doing difficult, sometimes very personal work for people who don’t always appreciate it. As a result, turnover tends to be high. Now, St. Francis Health Services, which operates,...
November 20, 2014 - 4:32pm
September 7, 2014
Downtown Farmington sporting goods store will close its doors
Store will close by the end of September Michelle Leonard Staff writer Normally, the months between homecoming and Christmas are the busiest...
September 7, 2014 - 7:39am
July 17, 2014
Plans moving forward for new hotel
If all goes according to plan, a new hotel will open in Farmington next spring. Construction on the new Cobblestone Hotel and Suites could start...
July 17, 2014 - 9:56am
July 11, 2014
New Farmington store offers shoppers a little bit of everything
It’s a little difficult to get a handle on the new Farmington Outlet. On one side of the store, laid out on plastic folding tables, are a popcorn...
July 11, 2014 - 2:13pm
April 24, 2014
Farmington business drive brings in a bounty of baskets
Great ideas don’t always happen during normal business hours. Just ask Anna Achtenberg, owner of Anna’s Bananas in Farmington. Or ask the...
April 24, 2014 - 2:22pm
April 13, 2014
Donors needed for Farmington downtown flowers
Spring has finally sprung, and that’s got lots of gardeners thinking ahead in hopes of bringing a little color to their flower beds and container gardens. The warmer weather has members of the Farmington Business Association thinking those thoughts as well. Every year, the FBA...
April 13, 2014 - 7:49am
April 11, 2014
Grant expected to spur job creation at Farmington business
Farmington’s Valmont Industries was one of five companies to receive grant funding in the first round of the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Minnesota Job Creation Fund allocations. The Minnesota Job Creation Fund is a $24 million program that was...
April 11, 2014 - 7:31am
March 20, 2014
Half a century on, Farmington family business is still going strong
Wayne Peine’s first serious exposure to the family business came when he was about 10 years old. He’d tag along with his dad on jobs, help...
March 20, 2014 - 1:33pm
March 9, 2014
Regional chamber rolls out a new look
It’s been a few year since the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce updated its look. And with new leadership at the helm, this seemed like the time. The DCR rolled out a new website last week. Chamber executive director Vicki Stute said the goal of the new design was to...
March 9, 2014 - 7:22am
February 20, 2014
Life of giving earns recognition for Farmington chiropractor
Dr. David Truax has spent much of his life helping others. This month he got some recognition for his work. Truax, a chiropractor in Farmington...
February 20, 2014 - 12:39pm
Business development program gets results in first year
March 6 event will showcase Open to Business services Emily Zimmer Staff writer In its first year serving Dakota County, the Open to Business program had enough successes to suggest there is demand for the program to continue. Open to Business recently released its 2013 final...
February 20, 2014 - 11:33am