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CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
Shopping season begins for insurance policies
crime and courts
Farmington's Brooke Hapuku qualifies for state tennis tournament
Farmington soccer teams are section 1AA runners-up
Turnovers, penalties and big plays hold Tigers back
Tiger soccer teams fight their way to section championship games
Farmington girls tennis players compete in individual sections
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
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Farmington PHN 102317 PHN Wellhead Protection Plan
FARMINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - Fire Alarm System Replacement
FARMINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - Exterior Wall Repairs
DAKOTA COUNTY BOARD: 9/26/17 Board Proceeedings Summary
EMPIRE TOWNSHIP: Ordinance No. 400-C
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A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Letter: City pool a staple of the community
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May 2, 2017
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
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