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Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
crime and courts
Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
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
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
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crime and courts
May 3, 2017
ACLU sues Dakota County sheriff over DNA collection
The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed suit against Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie to prevent DNA sample collections from a...
May 3, 2017 - 4:09pm
Scam alert: Email attack hits Google accounts
An email scam attack that was sent Wednesday afternoon, May 3, is affecting Google accounts. The email invites users to click on a Google...
May 3, 2017 - 3:30pm
May 2, 2017
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
GOODHUE — An excavating and trucking company must pay an $80,000 penalty and take several corrective actions after the Minnesota Pollution...
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
April 24, 2017
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
A Level 3 predatory offender that the Minnesota Department of Corrections had been seeking since April 14 is back in custody.
April 24, 2017 - 2:17pm
April 21, 2017
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—The family of a man killed by Ramsey County sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights earlier this week has identified him as Darren Jahnke, 47.
April 21, 2017 - 9:44am
April 20, 2017
Red Wing murder suspect led Wis. deputy on 120-mph chase, charges say
The man charged in a Goodhue County slaying was arrested at gunpoint in Pierce County early Tuesday after leading deputies there on a high-speed...
April 20, 2017 - 9:54am
April 19, 2017
Criminal complaint filed in Red Wing shooting death; man awaits possible extradition from Pierce County
Goodhue County Attorney's Office issued a criminal complaint April 19 in the shooting death of a Red Wing man. Charles Deonta Jones, 26, faces...
April 19, 2017 - 5:15pm
April 18, 2017
Authorities investigate homicide in Red Wing; person of interest found
The death of a man found on a sidewalk in Red Wing’s East End is being investigated as an apparent homicide, according to police.
April 18, 2017 - 8:43am
April 12, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Burnsville teacher accused of sexually explicit communication with student
Burnsville teacher accused of sexually explicit communication with student BURNSVILLE, MInn. — A Burnsville High School music teacher is...
April 12, 2017 - 10:53am
March 21, 2017
Gossips' owners stop thief after alleged burglaries
A St. Paul man found out the hard way what happens when you steal from a Farmington business. Having allegedly robbed Gossips Bar and Grill March...
March 21, 2017 - 3:38pm
February 25, 2017
Eureka Township man convicted of three felonies in hit and run death
After two and a half days of deliberating, a Scott County jury on Feb. 24 convicted Matthew Keely Hartley of three felonies connected to a hit...
February 25, 2017 - 8:59am
February 21, 2017
Charges: Minn. men plotted bar burglary after Super Bowl
Two Minnesota men decided the night after the Super Bowl was a prime time to strike poker machines inside a Hager City bar, according to court...
February 21, 2017 - 7:36am
February 14, 2017
Closing statements in Hartley trial delayed until Feb. 21
Closing remarks for the jury trial of Matthew Hartley have been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 21, due to a medical emergency that hospitalized the defense attorney. "We continue to be in a holding pattern," Judge Christian Wilton told jurors Feb. 13, at the Scott County courthouse....
February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
February 10, 2017
Dakota County wins challenge to DNA collection rule
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office has resumed collecting DNA samples from people arrested for certain violent crimes after winning a challenge...
February 10, 2017 - 5:30am
February 1, 2017
Eureka Township man charged with hit-and-run death will go to trial
A Eureka Township man charged with the hit-and-run death of a young woman in Elko New Market in September refused an offer by the prosecution Tuesday, causing his case to go to a jury trial Feb. 6. If the man, Matthew Keely Hartley, had pled guilty to two counts of criminal vehicular...
February 1, 2017 - 5:30am