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Update: State of emergency declared in Cannon Falls after Thursday's storm
Farmington bands welcome addition of new director
Newville named MTTIA Instructor of the Year
Parent complaints ignite change with FHS marching band show
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Football: Rosemount spoils Farmington's homecoming with 35-7 win
Girls Tennis: Tigers are competing despite inexperience
Teach a kid to hunt small game during Minnesota's Take a Kid Hunting Weekend
Nick Connelly, former RWHS football star, dies of cancer
Cross-Country: Tiger boys win Applejack Invitational, girls take third
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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Workforce Summit to sharpen recruitment and retention skills
Axia Home Loans opens Hastings office
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Sweet Kneads brings three generations of family bakers to Farmington Bakery
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February 2, 2018
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
December 8, 2017
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
ST. PAUL — A regular Saturday morning turned into a nightmare for a St. Paul woman as she took her garbage out and found herself being...
December 8, 2017 - 9:59am
November 14, 2017
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a Minnesota law banning political items in and near polling places violates free...
November 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 8, 2017
Ravenna Township incident ends in arrest, felony charge
A Hastings man faces a felony charge of terroristic threats following a SWAT response in Ravenna Township. Dakota County sheriff deputies took...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
November 2, 2017
'Labor of love' lit on fire: Rosemount police seek information on torched Little Free Library
Dawn Groen and two other families in her Rosemount neighborhood spent months organizing and crafting the Little Free Library that stood in Claret...
November 2, 2017 - 8:45am