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Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
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Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
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August 26, 2017
Be careful - yellow jacket season has arrived
It was a beautiful late-summer evening, and we were grilling up some venison brats and sitting down to enjoy a cookout on the deck washed down with a couple of cold Samuel Adams Octoberfests. The arrival of Sam's Octoberfest is an anticipated event on the calendar because it's yet...
August 26, 2017 - 8:02pm
Through players' eyes: AAU basketball - confronting its reputation
AAU basketball has exploded in popularity and with the positives come the negatives. Its reputation is far from sterling and has just as many...
August 26, 2017 - 9:00am
August 25, 2017
Farmington VFW baseball takes second in districts
The Farmington VFW baseball team did something no other Farmington VFW team has ever done before: reach the district championship game. While...
August 25, 2017 - 12:23pm
Farmington's Brock Mogensen verbally commits to South Dakota
Farmington senior football player Brock Mogensen announced on Twitter Aug. 11 that he was committing to the University of South Dakota. Mogensen,...
August 25, 2017 - 8:40am
August 18, 2017
Through players' eyes: AAU basketball - the experience
Playing AAU basketball is a unique experience, different from anything else in youth sports. The travel, competition, facilities and culture...
August 18, 2017 - 8:00am
August 10, 2017
Farmington 17th annual Ironman Competition
The Farmington High School football team held its 17th annual Ironman Competition on July 28 under the supervision of strength and conditioning...
August 10, 2017 - 8:00am
August 6, 2017
A symbol of wilderness
Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night, signals the return of summer...
August 6, 2017 - 8:00am
August 1, 2017
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
The steady increase of ACL injuries among high school athletes has some trainers and sports medicine professionals raising concerns about the...
August 1, 2017 - 6:00pm
July 30, 2017
State championship celebration July 25 at FHS
The Class 4A state champion Farmington softball team will host a celebration of its season from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 25, at Farmington High...
July 30, 2017 - 8:00am
July 25, 2017
Farmington Legion baseball goes 2-2 but unable to reach state tournament
The Farmington American Legion baseball team got off to a promising start at the sub-state five playoff bracket that determines who goes to the...
July 25, 2017 - 8:16am
July 24, 2017
College coaches identify important traits to be recruited
Catching a college coach's attention starts with talent. Keeping a coach's attention is a skill that athletes and parents don't realize is almost...
July 24, 2017 - 9:40am
July 14, 2017
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Twenty-five combined runs. Twenty-seven hits. Seven errors. The American Legion baseball game between Rosemount Legion Green and the Burnsville...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00am
July 13, 2017
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
MINNEAPOLIS — With history on the line, Jamie Bestwick said he wasn't feeling the pressure. But neither was Vince Byron, the only person...
July 13, 2017 - 9:29pm
Zimmer still having eye trouble
WALTON, Ky. — Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is not past the serious stage with his troublesome right eye, but finally there is light at the...
July 13, 2017 - 7:14pm
July 10, 2017
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Walking down your front steps is an uneventful activity, but when a rattlesnake impedes the path, that quickly changes. That was the case for...
July 10, 2017 - 4:42pm