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October 26, 2016
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. (Vermillion River Watershed)
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River Watershed, North Creek
17 hours 38 min ago
October 23, 2016
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
October 23, 2016 - 5:44am
October 19, 2016
Former Farmington resident Gavin Nienaber (back left) will star as Billy in Children’s Castle Theater’s performances of “Billy Elliot — The Musical.” The production is open for it’s final weekend of performances Oct. 21-23 at the Lakeville Area Arts Center. (Kim Ukura | Independent Town Pages)play button
Children's Castle Theater brings 'Billy Elliot' to the stage
October 19, 2016 - 2:09pm
October 13, 2016
Colleen Riley forms another orb on her pottery wheel. After she designs, glazes and fires the orb, it will be added to several others in a stack used to decorate gardens. Buyers have the option of mixing and matching which orbs they want. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)play button
Three local potters open their studios this weekend during Studio ARTour
October 13, 2016 - 5:26am
October 12, 2016
Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule in goes into effect Oct. 15
October 12, 2016 - 5:35am
September 26, 2016
On Monday, Sept. 26, the University of Minnesota began demolition on the five smoke stacks visible from County Road 46. (Photo courtesy of Bill Cuevas)play button
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
September 26, 2016 - 5:32pm
September 1, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton asks on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, for all Minnesotans to sign a pledge to protect the state's water. He made the request next to a fish pond at the Minnesota State Fair. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Does Gov. Dayton talk to farmers enough?
September 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
May 14, 2016
Fire destroys three buildings at historic village
May 14, 2016 - 5:59am
Water study says nitrates are a concern in county
March 14, 2016 - 9:24am