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Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
Softball: Tigers 5-0 for the first time in five years
Girls track and field: Six land on honor roll at triangular
Track and field: Tigers, Irish make outdoor debuts
Tennis: Bauer starts 3-1 for Tigers
Baseball: Bean blanks Eagan, 8-0
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
PHOTOS: The egg hunt hustle
arts and entertainment
CTX Mortgage Company vs Teed
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Krocak
ORDINANCE NO. 400-A
CitiMortgage, Inc. vs Tunki
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Real Estate Showcase
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
February 21, 2017
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers.
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 19, 2017
Calls made to change property tax that doesn't stay local
ST. PAUL — Owners of commercial, industrial or seasonal recreation property have another layer to their real estate taxes. Known as the...
February 19, 2017 - 5:30am
February 9, 2017
Permit applications show Farmington continuing gradual growth
The fourth quarter single-family building permits in Farmington were up from last year, and that doesn't include the 70-unit senior living facility...
February 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
Fire and ice: Farmington firefighters complete ice rescue training
The Farmington Fire Department spent 90 minutes in a class on ice rescue Monday night, Feb. 6, and then headed to a local pond on 195th St. and...
February 9, 2017 - 5:30am
February 5, 2017
Oil train numbers drop along with oil prices
ST. PAUL — A third as many trains haul North Dakota crude oil across Minnesota as two years ago. Falling oil prices forced a drop in oil...
February 5, 2017 - 5:30am
February 3, 2017
Farmington Fire Department to complete ice rescue training Monday
Farmington residents should not be alarmed by multiple fire trucks at the ponds near 195th Street and Deerbrooke Path at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. The Fire Department will be doing an ice rescue training. After a 90-minute class at Fire Station 1, they will put what they learned into practice,...
February 3, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 30, 2017
Deadline extended for Minnesotans to buy health insurance
ST. PAUL — Next week's impending deadline for Minnesotans to buy health insurance on the individual market just got a little looser. The...
January 30, 2017 - 10:44am
January 17, 2017
Matt Price awarded Farmington Firefighter of the Year
Lieutenant Matt Price was honored Friday with the Firefighter of the Year Award during an annual banquet recognizing the work of Farmington's...
January 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
What's the holdup on Minnesota health insurance premium relief?
ST. PAUL — If both Republicans and Democrats agree that the state should pass $300 million in relief for Minnesotans struggling to pay their health insurance, why is it taking months to pass it? Part of the dispute reflects genuine disagreements about the best way to deliver...
January 17, 2017 - 5:30am
January 16, 2017
Residents weigh in on features of new Prairie Pines Park
When landscape designers Bryan Harjes and Tim Solomonson asked residents for input on a proposed park in a Highway 3 neighborhood, they encouraged...
January 16, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 15, 2017
Capitol Chatter: Partial quick start for Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — The first new law of 2017 came nine days into the annual legislative session. Now, that's zippy in a process that often drags...
January 15, 2017 - 5:30am
January 5, 2017
City chooses new Public Works Director
The city of Farmington is close to getting a replacement for its director of public works, a position vacated by Kevin Schorzman when he left in November to take a job in Colorado. An offer has been made to Katheryn Gehler, subject to the completion of a background investigation,...
January 5, 2017 - 5:30am
January 4, 2017
Robyn Craig sworn in as new Farmington City Council member
Since winning the election in November, Robyn Craig has been getting ready to take her seat as the newest, and only female, member of the Farmington...
January 4, 2017 - 1:30pm