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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
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
crime and courts
Girls golf: Irish, Tigers battle conditions at Valleywood
Softball: Third-ranked Tigers handed first loss in Mankato East Tournament finals
Girls track and field: Individuals shine at home invite
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take out No. 3 Stillwater, 7-6
Boys track and field: Tigers seventh at Mega Meet
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
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
arts and entertainment
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSN VS LOPIN
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Padilla
Washington Mutual Bank vs Johnson
Financial Freedom Senior vs Remer
TRANSports and electranics
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
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
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
January 21, 2016
Council member will seek Senate seat
As recently as a year ago, Tim Pitcher might not have believed you if you’d told him he would run for Minnesota Senate someday. Though he’d...
January 21, 2016 - 6:14am
January 14, 2016
Sauser signs on for Senate run
Farmington School Board member Melissa Sauser has set her sights on the Minnesota Senate. She announced Tuesday that she has filed to run for...
January 14, 2016 - 6:14am
January 5, 2016
Thompson will not seek another Senate term
Dave Thompson, who has represented Farmington in the Minnesota Senate since 2010, announced this week he will not seek re-election in November,...
January 5, 2016 - 12:17pm
December 31, 2015
Tim Pitcher joins Presidential candidate Cruz's Minnesota leadership team
Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher has been selected as a member of Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s leadership team in Minnesota....
December 31, 2015 - 2:07pm
November 27, 2015
Kittleson announces U.S. House run
On Nov. 17, Roger Kittelson of Goodhue announced his candidacy for the U.S. House of Representatives in Minnesota’s Second Congressional District. He is seeking the endorsement of the Democratic Farmer Labor party in his bid to fill the seat that is being vacated by Congressman...
November 27, 2015 - 9:38am
November 4, 2015
Voters say Yes twice in school election
Voters in the Farmington School District said yes to smaller classes, school maintenance projects, new kindergarten classrooms, security improvements and, ultimately, to higher taxes on Tuesday. Voters approved both of the district’s proposed ballot questions by relatively comfortable...
November 4, 2015 - 9:29am
November 3, 2015
Know where to vote today
It's election day in Farmington, and while there isn't a lot on the ballot for voters the two ballot questions being raised by the Farmington School District are significant. Because there is not more on the ballot, polling places have been combined in some cases. You can find...
November 3, 2015 - 8:03pm
September 24, 2015
Lakeville mayor Little will run for Senate in District 58
Matt Little’s attempts to win elected office date back to his fifth grade year at Parkview Elementary School. He wanted to be class president,...
September 24, 2015 - 9:38am
June 9, 2012
Vermillion resident will challenge Thompson in Senate race
Andrew Brobston has already been a music teacher and a software engineer. Now the Vermillion Township resident would like to be a Senator. Brobston filed June 1 to challenge incumbent Minnesota Senator Dave Thompson in District 58. The filing fills a gap that has existed since March,...
June 9, 2012 - 7:08am
January 26, 2012
Letter: Legislation's real goal is busting unions
State Senator Dave Thompson of Lakeville posted on Facebook and Twitter earlier this week that he intends to introduce what he is calling an "Employee Freedom Bill" as an amendment to the Minnesota's Constitution. This type of legislation has been in the works across America for...
January 26, 2012 - 10:26am
Editorial: Liquor stores provide valuable funding
In the span of a week, the city of Farmington has progressed from a discussion about whether to relocate one of its liquor stores to a much bigger-picture examination of whether it should be in the liquor business in the first place. It's not clear just how long that discussion will...
January 26, 2012 - 10:26am
December 21, 2011
Thompson will not seek Senate Majority Leader position
David Thompson, the Lakeville Republican who represents Farmington in the Minnesota Senate, has announced he will not run for the Senate's currently...
December 21, 2011 - 4:07pm
February 17, 2011
Township takes a resident to court over scrapyard
Castle Rock Township is going to court with one of its residents over an unlicensed scrapyard that sprung up last year and has drawn numerous complaints from neighbors. The township started getting complaints in July of last year about the property on Biscayne Avenue. According to...
February 17, 2011 - 9:12am
January 13, 2011
New school board gets down to business
The newest members of the Farmington School Board took on some of its most important roles at the first meeting of the new year. Tera Lee, who was the top finisher in the Nov. 2 election, was elected chair at Monday night's meeting. Brian Treakle, who finished second, was elected...
January 13, 2011 - 9:06am