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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Summer concert series begins in Farmington
crime and courts
College lacrosse: Four former Tigers receive honors at Missouri Valley College
Track and Field: Trio of conference champs leads Tigers
Where the buffalo roam
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 6 North, clinch .500 SSC finish
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take 9-2 record into finale
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Inspiration strikes again for Farmington Dew Days button artist
Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo vs. Rehder
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PROB DONNA TERRELL 19HA-PR-17-378
First Horizon Home Loan Corp. vs. Fjeld
Probate McIntosh 19HA-PR-17-363
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Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Leona Tussing, 82
Roger D. Duff, 88
Wayne A. Briesacher, 78
Pat Rupp: The older I get the better things were
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
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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
March 27, 2017
Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Two cleanup days are scheduled for April, one for junk and the other for parks. Curbside Cleanup Days start April 22 and Pond and Park Cleanup...
March 27, 2017 - 5:30am
March 23, 2017
City starts process to fill council vacancy
The city has set the end of April as its goal to fill the council seat left empty by Tim Pitcher's sudden resignation. The Farmington City Council voted unanimously Monday, March 20, to accept Pitcher's resignation, declare a vacancy on the council and greenlight the staff to begin...
March 23, 2017 - 9:00am
March 14, 2017
State of the City: Farmington is growing, climbing out of debt
Mayor Todd Larson highlighted new businesses, fiscal responsibility and the success of the city's first full-time fire chief in his State of...
March 14, 2017 - 3:01pm
March 10, 2017
Pitcher resigns from Farmington City Council
City Council member Tim Pitcher submitted his resignation March 9, citing a new job opportunity that will move him out of Farmington.
March 10, 2017 - 1:46pm
March 9, 2017
Two park plans approved, waiting for funding
Concepts for Prairie Pines and Marigold parks are finished and have the City Council's blessing. All they need now is funding. The parks, which...
March 9, 2017 - 8:00am
March 8, 2017
Akin Road property rezoned; neighbors concerned about changes
A piece of property on Akin Road has come under scrutiny lately, bouncing back and forth between the Farmington Planning Commission and City...
March 8, 2017 - 9:11am
February 22, 2017
Study shows Farmington Police Department understaffed
The Farmington Police Department could use two additional patrol officers now, a captain's position, and budget for two more officers in three...
February 22, 2017 - 1:30pm