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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Egg hunt focus of FBA's Easter event
Community rallies in support of student who received racist note
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
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
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FORECLOSURE: MERS/Wells Fargo v. Coffey; 17-105811
FORECLOSURE: JPMorgan v. Engstrom; 17-105890
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PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
World Savings Bank vs English
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
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
Real Estate Showcase
Holiday lights recycling program offers local drop off locations
Area residents can drop off holiday lights and electrical, phone and appliance cords for recycling at a variety of locations in Farmington and...
November 26, 2016 - 5:30am
November 23, 2016
UPDATE: Highway 52 reopened after early morning semi-tanker rollover
Highway 52 has reopened in both directions following an early morning semi-tanker rollover that spilled 8,000 gallons of ethanol on the road...
November 23, 2016 - 11:08am
October 31, 2016
Dayton blames Republicans for loss of $100 million in federal road funds
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton blames state House Republicans for blocking $105 million in federal highway funds, but the House...
October 31, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 29, 2016
Empire Township opens new disc golf course
When Empire Township approached disc golf course designer Chuck Kennedy about putting a course on an unused 12-acre green area, they knew they...
October 29, 2016 - 5:41am
October 26, 2016
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River Watershed, North Creek
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. The invasive freshwater...
October 26, 2016 - 2:19pm
October 23, 2016
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
The Dakota County Historical Society is seeking information from county residents for an upcoming exhibit on life during World War I opening in 2017. The project is being supported through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts...
October 23, 2016 - 5:44am
October 19, 2016
Children's Castle Theater brings 'Billy Elliot' to the stage
Children's Castle Theater will begin their second weekend of performances of "Billy Elliot — The Musical" this Friday, Oct. 21 at the Lakeville...
October 19, 2016 - 2:09pm
October 13, 2016
Three local potters open their studios this weekend during Studio ARTour
Pottery is a delicate balance of art and science with fire being the catalyst that binds them together. This weekend, art lovers will be able...
October 13, 2016 - 5:26am
October 12, 2016
Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule in goes into effect Oct. 15
As the heating season kicks in, the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) encourages Minnesotans to contact their utilities now to learn more about the Cold Weather Rule that protects residential utility customers from having their heat...
October 12, 2016 - 5:35am
September 26, 2016
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
With a wrecking ball painted maroon and gold, the University of Minnesota began demolition today on the five smoke stacks visible from County...
September 26, 2016 - 5:32pm
September 1, 2016
Does Gov. Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last...
September 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
May 14, 2016
Fire destroys three buildings at historic village
A fire burned several buildings at the Little Log House Pioneer Village early Sunday morning. The buildings burned included the Belle Creek...
May 14, 2016 - 5:59am
Water study says nitrates are a concern in county
A report submitted in January to the state legislature by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency has put a spotlight on water quality concerns. The report, which is the result of a 2013 legislative directive to the MPCA, focused on groundwater contaminants and recommendations for...
March 14, 2016 - 9:24am