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Update: Three die in Welch Township crash; Second tragedy hits Christiansen/Johnson family
Hampton restaurant rises from the ashes with a new name
Hastings man charged in fatal crash accident
Blame weather for high Japanese beetle population
Driver arrested in connection with fatal Rosemount crash involving boulder
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Legion Baseball: Farmington goes .500 in Gopher Classic
Where Are They Now?
Boys' Volleyball: Farmington has successful inaugural season
A love affair with wrestling: Farmington's Venz excels at the highest levels
Farmington High School gaining a new weight room
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
arts and entertainment
La Brash opens in downtown Farmington
Event hall renovations complete at Little Log House Pioneer Village
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
EZ Auto fires up barbecue to say thanks
Local McDonald's orders up digital
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FARMINGTON ISD No. 192 Notice of Filing Dates for Elecition to the School Board
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Certificate of Assumed Name for Sweet Kneads
CITY OF FARMINGTON: 7/10/18 Hearing - Amend the 2030 Comprehensive Plan
PUBLIC HEARING:7/18/2018 Vermillion Town Board
Rodney R. Dencklau
Gloria M. Hanson
Jared E. Lazer
Mary Louise Christensen
FHS Class of 1993
Sophia Ecklund Panyk
Dr. Alexandra V. Fromme
Chuck Brooks: Get ready to celebrate busy Leprechaun Days
Viewpoint: All Chinese ... including classroom culture
Editorial: Minnesota right to license trainers
Chuck Brooks: Summer should put you in Good Humor
Chuck Brooks: Reconnecting with friends is a homerun
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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