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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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March 21, 2017
CCT adds additional performance of "Disney's The Little Mermaid"
Children's Castle Theater of Lakeville has scheduled an additional performance of "Disney's The Little Mermaid" for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25...
March 21, 2017 - 5:30am
March 18, 2017
Buffer strips ahead of deadline; Dayton opposes big changes to law
ST. PAUL — Landowners are making good progress toward complying with Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's signature water-quality law, leaving...
March 18, 2017 - 5:30am
March 16, 2017
Volunteers help restore Vermillion River, raise rainbow trout for upcoming season
Area volunteers and local high school students are helping prepare for the upcoming trout fishing season through restoration and education programs...
March 16, 2017 - 9:30am
March 6, 2017
Crops Day will cover soils, irrigation, weeds and nitrogen management
For the eleventh year, Crops Day will bring University of Minnesota and agency specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. Crops Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March...
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
February 27, 2017
How old are Minnesota cabin owners? The answer might surprise you
ST. PAUL — Minnesota lake home and cabin owners — that oh-so-MN demographic — are getting older. And not any richer. And their...
February 27, 2017 - 1:27pm
'The Little Mermaid' stage production packs in 23 songs
How did Ursula become so evil? What if Prince Eric had a singing part? Why can't there be more dancing? If you've ever asked yourself those questions...
February 27, 2017 - 5:30am
February 23, 2017
Spring Expo inspires gardeners to get growing
With the recent warm weather, and seed packet stands already popping up in stores, gardeners likely are itching for planting season to start....
February 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 12, 2017
Dakota County to host resource fair for youth with special needs
Dakota County residents can learn more about local services for children, teens and young adults who have physical, intellectual and learning disabilities at the South of the River Resource and Education Fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Dakota County Western Service Center, 14955...
February 12, 2017 - 5:30am
February 8, 2017
Winter Special Adventures trades snowmobiles for ATVs at annual ride
Jonathan Easter, 15, hopped out of one all-terrain vehicle and right back into another waiting car, always bringing along with him a Farmington...
February 8, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 2, 2017
Group ready to share winter special adventures with community
Despite the warm weather quickly melting the snow that's currently on the ground, volunteers from across the Farmington community are excited...
February 2, 2017 - 5:30am
February 1, 2017
Former Miss Farmington crowned St. Paul's Queen of the Snows
Ten years after being crowned the 2007-08 Miss Farmington, Lindsey Sandoval got to add another crown to her collection. Sandoval, 28, was crowned...
February 1, 2017 - 10:30am
January 29, 2017
In speech to media, Wetterlings praise reporting and advise people in spotlight to be honest, open
BLOOMINGTON, Minn.—Be honest. Know what you want to say. Talk to reporters. With that, Patty and Jerry Wetterling laid out their secret...
January 29, 2017 - 5:30am
January 27, 2017
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
DULUTH, Minn.—The Mississippi River starts at Lake Itasca clear and clean, and pretty much stays that way as it winds through northern...
January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2017
Dakota County youth looking for mentoring matches
When Lauren Lupkowski moved back to Farmington after college, she wanted to find a way to connect back with her community. After seeing a notice...
January 26, 2017 - 5:30am
January 23, 2017
They levy $120M a year for Twin Cities transit, and now might disband
ST. PAUL — An influential but little-known metro-county coalition that raises $120 million annually for public transit voted last week to take preliminary steps toward disbanding. Doing so would allow members of the Counties Transit Improvement Board to levy more local taxes...
January 23, 2017 - 12:50pm