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Prairieview Park to get new playground equipment, shelter
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
crime and courts
Girls track preview: Talented trio to lead Tigers
Boys track preview: New faces fill Farmington roster
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Shaboldin
BIDS FIRE ALARM SCHOOL
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Hanson
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Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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October 14, 2016
Election 2016 Candidate Q/A: City council candidate Brett Wilson
City council candidate Brett Wilson responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for the city of Farmington.
October 14, 2016 - 9:04am
Election 2016 Candidate Q/A: City council candidate Terry Donnelly
City council candidate Terry Donnelly responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for the city of Farmington.
October 14, 2016 - 8:57am
Election 2016 Candidate Q/A: City council candidate Robyn Craig
City council candidate Robyn Craig responds to questions about why she should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for the city of Farmington.
October 14, 2016 - 8:47am
Election 2016 Candidate Q/A: City council candidate Douglas Bonar
City council candidate Douglas Bonar responds to questions about why he should be elected, and what the biggest issues are for the city of Farmington.
October 14, 2016 - 8:40am
Election 2016 Candidate Q/A: Mayor Todd Larson
Mayor Todd Larson responds to questions about why he should be re-elected to serve the city of Farmington.
October 14, 2016 - 8:35am
October 8, 2016
Three meetings set to explain Farmington's referendum questions
The city of Farmington is hosting three meetings in October to answer any questions about the two referendum questions on the Nov. 8 general...
October 8, 2016 - 5:44am
September 26, 2016
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans must be eager to vote in the Nov. 8 election. Nearly 47,000 registered to vote online last week, with about 27,000 on Friday, Sept. 23, alone, smashing the one-day record of 7,602. The big interest in registering, as well as early voting, bodes well for...
September 26, 2016 - 5:34pm
September 19, 2016
Candidates in District 58 forum vow to work together but bring opposing views to the table
For all the talk of working together and reaching across the aisle, a candidate forum hosted last Wednesday, Sept. 14 by the Dakota County Chamber of Commerce revealed sharp differences between the Republican and Democrat candidates from Districts 58, 58A and 58B. It was noticed by...
September 19, 2016 - 2:47pm
September 13, 2016
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
ST. PAUL — Republican Donald Trump will remain as an option for Minnesota voters, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Wholly dismissing the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's petition to remove Trump from Minnesota ballots, the court said the time is too tight to...
September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 2, 2016
Angie Craig vows to protect Social Security during visits in 2nd District
"How many think you're paying too much for prescription drugs?" Angie Craig, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District...
September 2, 2016 - 1:17pm
March 17, 2016
Pitcher gets Senate endorsement
It took five ballots and a whole lot of discussion, but Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher emerged from a field of four hopefuls Saturday...
March 17, 2016 - 6:14am
March 14, 2016
Pitcher wins endorsement in District 58 Senate race
Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher emerged from a field of four hopefuls Saturday to earn the Republican endorsement for Senate in District...
March 14, 2016 - 9:54am
March 10, 2016
Big crowds attend local caucuses
Crowded but under control seems to be the story of last week’s caucuses in Senate District 58. Democrats and Republicans in the district both saw turnout well above normal last week, but district chairs for both parties said they had prepared for the rush. While there were reports...
March 10, 2016 - 1:51pm
February 25, 2016
Priore joins the field in race for District 58 Senate seat
After four years working as treasurer in Senate District 58, Mark Priore is ready to step out into the spotlight. Priore, a lawyer with his own...
February 25, 2016 - 6:14am
February 11, 2016
Freundschuh will seek District 58 seat
Mike Freundschuh has never held elected office, but he’s already played a part in getting a bill passed in the Minnesota Legislature. The Lakeville...
February 11, 2016 - 6:14am