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Farmington school meal prices increase due to federal act
Historic Lutsen resort on North Shore of Lake Superior up for sale
Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
Labor Department to review Obama-era rule that would expand overtime pay
Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
crime and courts
Forty-seven finish Grandma's Marathon
Youth sports: 11AAA second at Shakopee; 9AAA first at Woodbury; Rosemount U10 win Bait Bucket; 8U softball first in Rosemount
TPC Twin Cities may land PGA event
Girls lacrosse: Tigers finish fourth in first state appearance
State softball: Frost's walk-off blast gives Tigers 4A state title
PHOTOS: Farmington Dew Days 2017
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
PHOTOS: 326 do the Dew Run
Picture perfect: Farmington artist illustrates portraits resembling photography
Health column: What role will you play?
arts and entertainment
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: Summit Title
City of Farmington: PHN Fairhill Estate
Wells Fargo Bank vs David Herbison
Frannklin American Mort. Co. vs Celina Baars
Wells Fargo Bnk vs Matthew Hanson 14-097987
Alan D. Bahr, 72
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
Letters: Thanks for poppy support; Lewis' plan to put Wall Street first
Letter: Adoption outlets help make Last Hope successful
Viewpoint: Welcome relief from a rough news week
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
The American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week in 1967. For 50 years, the designation has provided a dedicated time...
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 9, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Fond, fun memories of 'Eun'
The View From My Room You might remember a few months ago when I wrote the column referencing Thomas Hardy's notion of "You can't go home again."...
May 9, 2017 - 8:00am
May 2, 2017
Editorial: We can breathe easier, but for how long?
Two in five U.S. citizens live where pollution levels are too dangerous to breathe. That's according to the annual American Lung Association...
May 2, 2017 - 10:21am
May 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Comparing Wisconsin and Minnesota
When the new governor of Wisconsin was sworn in back in 2011, he did not have nice things to say about Minnesota. He suggested people compare...
May 1, 2017 - 9:51am
April 23, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
The View From My Room Do you remember before I retired when, on occasion, I would have columns I entitled "Random Thoughts From The Teacher"?...
April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 22, 2017
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
One of the favorite movies from my youth was "The High and the Mighty," a little known and long-forgotten semi-disaster film of the mid-1950s...
April 22, 2017 - 8:00am
April 21, 2017
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate...
April 21, 2017 - 11:30am
April 12, 2017
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
An almost two-month warm-weather trip came to a halt last Wednesday afternoon as my wife and I completed the final leg of our road trip from...
April 12, 2017 - 10:31am
April 10, 2017
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Government oversight and transparency are vital to ensuring people's trust. My office oversees over $20 billion of taxpayer money spent yearly...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 9, 2017
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
The author William Gibson writes, "The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed." So true when it comes to broadband. Given...
April 9, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 5, 2017
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
On March 29, the United Kingdom sent a letter to the European Union invoking Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the two-year separation...
April 5, 2017 - 8:00am
March 31, 2017
Deanna Weniger: The soothing sound of my own voice
An echo chamber is a comfy thing. Much like a monastery. When the political winds are screeching and social media feels like a stroll through...
March 31, 2017 - 1:30pm
Pat Rupp: Today's oldies stations are alternative facts
In these troubled times of alternative facts, fake news and fuzzy definitions of words such as "wiretapping," I bring you one more shining example...
March 31, 2017 - 5:30am
March 24, 2017
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
As a voter, I have a huge problem with the proposed "fix" to the ACA currently under review in the House. The fact that it will lead to significantly higher uninsured individuals, shift costs to the state government, and benefit the wealthiest of the population is un-American and...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
I am working on a merit badge for Troop 119 out of Farmington. One of the requirements for this merit badge is to write to my local paper about an opinion I have. I live by Lake Julia Park where just about every night in the summertime there are always people there through the late...
March 24, 2017 - 10:00am