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Tigers fall short in homecoming comeback, lose to Burnsville 35-27

Junior Zach O'Brien makes the tackle against Lakeville North earlier in the season. Farmington fell on homecoming to Burnsville 35-27. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
The Farmington Tigers’ came back from 21 points down in the rain and storms Friday, Oct. 6, during homecoming, but lost to Burnsville 35-27. Sophomore quarterback Ryan Buchert passed for ...
Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a sports reporter and general assignment reporter at the Hastings Star Gazette. He is a journalism graduate of Drake University.

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Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists

Congressman Collin Peterson, D-Minn., speaks about the 50-million dollars that will go toward conservation efforts in the Red River Valley basin Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at the Marriot in Moorhead, Minn. Peterson was accompanied by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Senators Amy Klobuchar, John Hoeven and Heidi Heitkamp and Representative Kevin Cramer. Nick Wagner / The Forum
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists in the previous two election cycles. The numbers provided are based on ...
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Farmington football gets back on track against Eagan; win 31-16

The Farmington Tigers football team ended their three-game losing streak with a 31-16 victory over the Eagan Wildcats at home Friday night, Sept. 29. The Tigers came from behind down ...
Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a sports reporter and general assignment reporter at the Hastings Star Gazette. He is a journalism graduate of Drake University.

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At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system

As Minnesota and Wisconsin grapple with solutions to further curb impaired driving, repeat drunken drivers continue to find their way onto the road. Youssef Rddad / RiverTown Multimedia.
There’s a difference between losing someone after a long illness and a death that occurs suddenly. Mark and Sue Riley learned that the hard way. “Your life changes, literally, in ...
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MnDOT: Watch for farm equipment on highways

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Motorists traveling on Minnesota highways this fall need to be aware of large farm equipment transporting crops to markets, grain elevators and processing plants, according to the Minnesota Department of ...
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Farmington football shutout by Rosemount 24-0

The Farmington Tigers were shutout for the second game in a row Saturday, Sept. 23, when they lost at Rosemount 24-0. Turnovers were once again a problem for the Tigers ...
Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a sports reporter and general assignment reporter at the Hastings Star Gazette. He is a journalism graduate of Drake University.

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Farmington football struggles against Lakeville North

Sophomore quarterback Ryan Buchert drops back to pass during the second half of the Tigers' 51-0 loss to Lakeville North. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
The Farmington football team was routed at home by No. 7 in 6A Lakeville North Friday night, Sept. 15, by a score of 51-0. The Tigers struggled in all facets ...
Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a sports reporter and general assignment reporter at the Hastings Star Gazette. He is a journalism graduate of Drake University.

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Farmington edged out by Shakopee 18-16

Farmington football fell to Shakopee on the road 18-16 Friday night, Sept. 9. Head coach Adam Fischer said the offense struggled to execute when they defense gave them several chances ...
Alec Hamilton

Alec Hamilton is a sports reporter and general assignment reporter at the Hastings Star Gazette. He is a journalism graduate of Drake University.

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Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington

Dakota County authorities use a drone during an investigation of a shooting Sunday in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / contributor1 / 2
Authorities on Monday investigate at the scene of a shooting late Sunday in Farmington. Kara Hildreth / contributor2 / 2
A woman was shot repeatedly and a suspect was arrested after a standoff with authorities late Sunday in Farmington, police said.
Scott Wente

Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011.

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Interception seals Farmington victory at Woodbury

Jake Sether avoids a tackle during the first half of the season opener at Woodbury High School. Blaze Fugina / RiverTown Multimedia1 / 2
Alijah Moe drops back for a pass at Woodbury High School on Friday, Sept. 1. Blaze Fugina / RiverTown Multimedia2 / 2
Woodbury’s offense marched into Farmington territory late in the fourth quarter with a chance to steal the season opener on Friday, Sept. 1 at WHS. Farmington led the game since ...
Blaze Fugina

Blaze Fugina is the sports editor of the Woodbury and South Washington County Bulletin newspapers. Previously, Blaze worked as a sports editor for the Pierce County Herald and a sports reporter for the Alexandria Echo Press. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May of 2011. You can follow Blaze on Twitter at @BlazeFugina.

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