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City starts process to fill council vacancy
New cameras effective in deterring vandalism
Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
District considers Principal Dan Miller for new director position
FHS bands perform winter concerts, Jubilee
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: MERS/Wells Fargo v. Coffey; 17-105811
FORECLOSURE: JPMorgan v. Engstrom; 17-105890
PUBLIC HEARING empire
PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
World Savings Bank vs English
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
Real Estate Showcase
March 21, 2017
Imperial Family Chiropractic is here for your health
When Melissa Agnew and her boyfriend Cory Blanchard graduated with chiropractic degrees from Northwestern Health Sciences University in December,...
March 21, 2017 - 10:02am
March 7, 2017
Some Xcel Energy customers out of power in Farmington due to high winds
March came in like a lion today. Roaring winds caused power outages all over Farmington.
March 7, 2017 - 3:04pm
March 3, 2017
Keeping Farmington's pets looking their finest
Marcy Schwartzmiller, owner of Farmington's newest pet grooming business, KeePet Clean, thinks people are willing to go the extra mile for their...
March 3, 2017 - 1:10pm
February 15, 2017
Red Wing nudges into first place in $500K contest
In an update posted to the Small Business Revolution's Facebook page, Red Wing has moved into first place in the voting for a $500,000 downtown...
February 15, 2017 - 3:51pm
January 31, 2017
Independent Town Pages staff honored for reporting in Better Newspaper Contest
Staff at the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages were recognized for their reporting and photography skills as part of the Minnesota...
January 31, 2017 - 5:30am
January 20, 2017
Local dental clinics to participate in free clinics for children in need
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care to children in need Feb. 3-4 through the “Give Kids and Smile” program. More than 2,000...
January 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 3, 2017
First of three solar gardens in Empire Township now powered up
The Metropolitan Council has announced that the community solar garden at the Empire Township wastewater treatment plant is officially open....
January 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
December 22, 2016
Longbranch celebrates 30 years in Farmington
In the 30 years Kenny LaBeau has owned the Wild West-themed Longbranch Saloon and Eatery in downtown Farmington, his many projects have kept...
December 22, 2016 - 5:30am
December 15, 2016
Update: Northfield Hospital and clinics, including Farmington, to close early Friday
Due to the approaching winter storm, Northfield Hospital & Clinics will close all its clinics and outpatient services at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. That includes clinics in Northfield, Lonsdale, Lakeville and Farmington, plus the Breast Care Center, Women's Health Center, Orthopedic...
December 15, 2016 - 4:38pm
In Farmington, buy beer, support lower taxes
From Prohibition to profits, Farmington has had an ambivalent relationship with alcohol over the years. In 1915, the Dakota County Tribune reported...
December 15, 2016 - 5:30am
December 14, 2016
Early morning fire destroys commercial shed in Coates
An early morning fire that broke out in a large commercial shed in Coates on Wednesday caused no injuries but was a total loss for Rosemount...
December 14, 2016 - 12:29pm
New Dollar & Up store fills final storefront in Tamarack Ridge Center
Cheryline Elliott's decision to open a dollar store in the Tamarack Ridge Center on Highway 3 is being celebrated not just by folks happy about...
December 14, 2016 - 5:30am
December 9, 2016
Live music is on the menu at Bourbon Butcher
When Bourbon Butcher officially opened its doors in Farmington this week, it welcomed crowds eager to try the restaurant's take on a number of...
December 9, 2016 - 5:30am
December 7, 2016
Banker recognized for decades of career and community service
After more than 60 years in banking, Castle Rock Bank President and CEO Dan Nicolai still sees life at a small bank as a series of opportunities....
December 7, 2016 - 12:30pm
December 5, 2016
Dazzle Days canceled for 2016 as organizers regroup
The Farmington Business Association Board has decided to cancel Farmington's 2016 Dazzle Days event, but hopes to bring back a more collaborative and professional event in 2017. "The biggest thing is that we want to start working with the city of Farmington in a collaborative way...
December 5, 2016 - 3:41pm