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The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
Improvements coming for 8 school buildings
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
Path is clear to Lt. Gov. Fischbach's Senate seating, but lawmakers say a challenge could be coming
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Farmington Tigers fall in section 1AA finals
Farmington wrestling goes 2-3 in February
Semifinal shutout: FHS girls’ hockey blanks Lakeville North to advance to finals
Mental sports performance coach trains Farmington athletes
Farmington boys' hockey drops pair of home South Suburban contests
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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Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
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crime and courts
February 7, 2018
Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A former special-education teacher for South St. Paul schools was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Dakota County District...
February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
Dozens arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting
Minnesota law enforcement agencies arrested more than three dozen people on felony prostitution and child sex-trafficking charges in the week...
February 7, 2018 - 10:08am
February 5, 2018
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
Officers found several thousand candy-like "gummies" containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) during a traffic stop last week in Lakeville. Austin...
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
Minn. roundup: Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens; Blaze destroys 3 barns, kills 22 calves
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens ST PAUL—A Missouri man in town to work at Super Bowl Live is accused of offering two VIP tickets to the event in exchange for sex with a pair of teens. Justin Beard, 33, of Branson, Mo., was charged...
February 2, 2018 - 1:49pm
Driver pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of 10-year-old near Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. — A Hastings, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in a case involving a 2016 hit-and-run that caused the death...
February 2, 2018 - 9:48am
February 1, 2018
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
January 23, 2018
Trial begins for Cottage Grove man accused of murdering his wife
STILLWATER — Washington County prosecutors allege a Cottage Grove man spent months plotting his wife's murder rather than divorce her...
January 23, 2018 - 3:12pm
Minn. roundup: Woman, 19, dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Minn. woman, 19, dies in skiing accident after striking tree WABASHA, Minn.—A 19-year-old Minnesota woman is dead following an accident at a ski resort in southeastern Minnesota Saturday, Jan. 20, according to KTTC-TV. Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, Minn., hit a tree after failing...
January 23, 2018 - 10:34am
January 12, 2018
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Farmington police are asking the public for help identifying two suspects in an armed gas station robbery earlier this week. The robbery happened...
January 12, 2018 - 10:57am
January 10, 2018
Mental health drugs carry a cost for Minnesota jails
A surge in the number people with mental health problems continues to strain to county jails, and in Goodhue County, the cost of managing their...
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
Report of holstered firearm puts Dakota County Technical College on lockdown
A report of what appeared to be a holstered firearm put Dakota County Technical College on lockdown for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon,...
January 10, 2018 - 2:33pm
December 25, 2017
Oh, Odin: Farmington PD welcomes new K-9
Farmington Police Department K-9 officer Gary Tipton looked to the mythical world when he named the department's second police dog. Tipton and...
December 25, 2017 - 7:49am
December 21, 2017
Dakota County to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
Dakota County will join several Minnesota counties in taking action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors in the sale and manufacture...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 19, 2017
2 life sentences for Minn. man who murdered woman, unborn child
HASTINGS, Minn. — A Dakota County jury convicted a 24-year-old Brooklyn Park man Monday, Dec. 18, in the January deaths of an Eagan woman...
December 19, 2017 - 11:14am