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Trinity Care Center in Farmington celebrates golden jubilee
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
crime and courts
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Zimmer still having eye trouble
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Stabilizing the river bank, restoring the trout habitat
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
Farmington's Eidahl vying for Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes
Farmington Business Association Block Party is Saturday
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Wells Fargo Bank v. Matthew Hanson 14-097683
CitiMortgage, Inc. v. Ryan Tykwinski 17-106396
Bank of America v. Brian Perkins 17-106822
Bank of America vs. William Granger 17-106923
Ditech Financial vs Kristine Overlund
Helen L. Walsh, 90
Stephen I. Willner, 56
Alan D. Bahr, 72
Alvin G Meyer
Chuck Brooks: Early professional advice to build on
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
The Great Indoors: A vegan option for beer can chicken
Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
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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
It's not too late to get vaccinated: Officials urge Minnesotans to get a flu shot
Officials from the Minnesota Department of Health are urging people who have not yet gotten their flu shot to do so soon. Flu season can last...
January 23, 2017 - 5:30am
January 22, 2017
Minnesota may gain "mild" days in spring, fall
DULUTH — For years the discussion about global climate change has been about how warm it's going to get in many areas, or how wet, how...
January 22, 2017 - 5:30am
January 13, 2017
Register snowmobiles to keep Minn. trails well marked, maintained
ST. PAUL — Minnesota snowmobilers can help protect and preserve their sport by registering their snowmobiles The revenue from snowmobile registration...
January 13, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 10, 2017
Smokey Winged wasp recruited in fight against Emerald Ash Borers
The emerald ash borer has proved an elusive foe to conservationists. It hides in the tree tops and its larvae stow away under the bark of the...
January 10, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 29, 2016
Local snowmobile clubs make public plea for new members
Talk to any snowmobile club member around here and you're sure to get an earful about a very touchy subject: dwindling membership. "I'm 73 and...
December 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
Thanks to Christmas rain, Twin Cities has wettest year on record
ST. PAUL — This year is going down as the wettest year on record in Minneapolis-St. Paul, tracing back to when the National Weather Service...
December 29, 2016 - 5:30am
December 26, 2016
Silent killer: Experts warn of risks, symptoms of carbon monoxide following Vergas death
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Known by many as a "silent killer," carbon monoxide, a tasteless, colorless, odorless gas, tends to strike, poisoning...
December 26, 2016 - 5:30am
December 18, 2016
Minnesota drivers are the best or worst?
ST. PAUL — Minnesota drivers are the best in the U.S., and we're among the worst in the U.S. Confused? The two completely opposite assessments of Minnesotans' driving safety and traffic law compliance came recently from two different companies in the insurance industry. CarInsuranceComparison.com...
December 18, 2016 - 5:30am
December 12, 2016
Update: Mail and vehicle thefts reported in Hampton and Farmington
The Dakota County Sheriff's Department reported that every mailbox and unlocked vehicle in a section of Hampton was riffled through over the...
December 12, 2016 - 4:42pm
December 11, 2016
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
Residents of Dakota County are invited to join a number of volunteer citizen advisory committees that provide advice to the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. Dakota County residents interested in serving on a committee can call the county administration at 651-438-4418 for an...
December 11, 2016 - 5:30am