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County transportation projects underway for summer
Quick Ship plans May 20 open house in Farmington
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
Minn. roundup: Two killed following an alcohol-involved crash in northern Minnesota
Powwow honors seniors, celebrates Native American traditions
crime and courts
Softball: Tigers clinch second in the SSC, gear up for section run
Golf: Schmitz wins Minnesota Golf Champions tournament
Track and field: Tigers play host to True Team section meet
Softball: Tigers building momentum heading into final week
Baseball: Tigers walk off against Eastview
Inspiration strikes again for Farmington Dew Days button artist
Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
PHOTOS: Prom night in Farmington and Rosemount
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Summer festivals prepare for fun
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Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Pat Rupp: Holding on to signature moments
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
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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
Slavik elected chair of Dakota County Commissioners, Atkins sworn in
Commissioner Mike Slavik, who represents District 1 of Dakota County, was selected to serve as the chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners,...
January 4, 2017 - 5:30am
January 2, 2017
2017 Minnesota tax bill to start with popular, but failed, 2016 version
ST. PAUL — Wildly popular 2016 Minnesota tax legislation would have cut farmland property taxes, increased state aid to local governments,...
January 2, 2017 - 5:30am
December 27, 2016
Farmington votes to raise property taxes in 2017
The Farmington City Council on Monday, Dec. 19 approved the final property tax levy for 2017 at $9,966,822. This is a $353,568 or 3.99 percent increase over the 2016 property tax levy. In 2017 the estimated market value for the average residential home in Farmington is expected to...
December 27, 2016 - 12:14pm
Don't bet on big 2017 Minnesota bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Billions of dollars in state public works construction projects are on hold, and no one knows if the Minnesota Legislature will...
December 27, 2016 - 5:30am
December 25, 2016
New Minnesota legislators, new Sunday sales attitude?
ST. PAUL — Both sides of the Sunday liquor sales issue are surveying the new makeup of the Minnesota Legislature to see where the votes could land. Andrew Schmitt decided to be proactive this election cycle and is optimistic Minnesota will be able to buy booze at liquor stores...
December 25, 2016 - 5:30am
December 22, 2016
City Council says farewell to Douglas Bonar
True to form, Douglas Bonar closed out his first and final term as a city councilmember Monday night with a pithy pun. "I think it is better to push the envelope than to stamp or sign it, because then it is stationary," he said, in response to comments by the council about his habit...
December 22, 2016 - 3:26pm