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Trinity Care Center in Farmington celebrates golden jubilee
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
Minn. roundup: Insurance company refunding $315,000 to Minnesota drivers
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Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Zimmer still having eye trouble
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Stabilizing the river bank, restoring the trout habitat
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
Farmington's Eidahl vying for Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes
Farmington Business Association Block Party is Saturday
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Wells Fargo Bank v. Matthew Hanson 14-097683
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Bank of America v. Brian Perkins 17-106822
Bank of America vs. William Granger 17-106923
Ditech Financial vs Kristine Overlund
Helen L. Walsh, 90
Stephen I. Willner, 56
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Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
The Great Indoors: A vegan option for beer can chicken
Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
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May 5, 2017
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
ST. PAUL — Real ID, the legislation that would give Minnesotans assurance that their state-issued identification would meet federal standards, still isn't completed at the Legislature. The joint-House-Senate committee charged with crafting a compromise to get a bill to Gov....
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm
May 4, 2017
Bill fighting female genital mutilation starts through MN Legislature
ST. PAUL—Farhio Khalif brought a "hush hush" religious ritual often called female genital mutilation into the open, saying the procedure...
May 4, 2017 - 9:22am
May 3, 2017
Minn. budget reaction shows negotiation difficulty
ST. PAUL — Complaints that are pouring in about funding the Republican-controlled Minnesota House and Senate propose give an insight into...
May 3, 2017 - 10:40am
May 2, 2017
Internet privacy provisions removed from Minnesota bill
ST. PAUL — Both the Minnesota House and Senate voted this year to limit what internet service providers can do with their customers' data. But those provisions have been dropped from a compromise bill unveiled Monday, May 1. Lawmakers say the language could still be added back...
May 2, 2017 - 3:00pm
Lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through some of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon...
May 2, 2017 - 10:53am
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
Bernhjelm appointed to vacant City Council seat
Katie Bernhjelm was appointed and sworn in as a member of the Farmington city council at Monday night's meeting. Bernhjelm, a manager of marketing...
April 19, 2017 - 10:29am
April 18, 2017
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
River Oaks Golf Course has been under Parks and Recreation Department control for a full quarter now, after being managed by the city council...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 11, 2017
Eyes in the sky: Dakota County purchases 2 drones
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office purchased two drones last summer. Chris Melton, a sergeant at the Dakota County Sheriff's Office, said the...
April 11, 2017 - 9:26am
March 30, 2017
2016 Parks and Rec report shows volunteers/contributors key to most programs
New playground equipment, a new Zamboni and a successful run of movies and music events in the park were the highlights of the 2016 annual Parks...
March 30, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 29, 2017
Council to discuss Emerald Ash Borer plan April 3
The city is moving forward with a plan to remove all poor-quality ash trees within its right-of-ways to try to stave off an infestation of the emerald ash borer. There are 3,374 ash trees growing in the city-owned boulevards, according to a tree survey done last summer by Jennifer...
March 29, 2017 - 1:33pm
Erosion work on Vermillion River will close section of bike trail in July
With spring rains and runoff, erosion once again will become the enemy of the Vermillion River that flows through Farmington. Plans set in motion...
March 29, 2017 - 5:30am
March 28, 2017
Prairieview Park to get new playground equipment, shelter
The city has approved the purchase and installation of new playground equipment and a shelter for Prairieview Park. The park, located between...
March 28, 2017 - 3:40pm