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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
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
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Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
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
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
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September 26, 2016
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, we put a couple of shotgun experts—the Gould Brothers Exhibition Shooting...
September 26, 2016 - 2:07pm
August 8, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV: Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 11:20am
August 2, 2016
Northland Outdoors: Minnesota master sergeant takes blind veterans on turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn. — In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term “hunting blind” takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 2, 2016 - 6:03pm
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake...
July 25, 2016 - 4:25pm
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today’s outdoors heritage?
BRAINERED, Minn. — In this week’s episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota “lake that speaks” to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 9:46am
April 7, 2016
Ready for hooks, lines and sinkers
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made sure this week that the Vermillion River will be ready for trout fishing opener April 18....
April 7, 2016 - 5:59am
January 20, 2016
Farmington grad Sunderman excels with WVU shooting team
The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University rifle team broke its own NCAA record, set just five days ago, with an aggregate score of 4740 to beat Great American Rifle Conference foe No. 15 Akron, 4740-4621at the WVU Rifle Range. After an NCAA-record score of 4724 against No. 5 Alaska-Fairbanks...
January 20, 2016 - 1:23pm
January 7, 2016
Fishing rules change on the Vermillion
Anglers will be able to fish more of the Vermillion River for more than just fun when trout season rolls around this spring. New regulations approved last week by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will expand the area in which anglers will be allowed to keep the rainbow...
January 7, 2016 - 9:53am
Vermillion River benefits from grassroots restoration group
On Oct. 24, more than 100 volunteers gathered to cut and remove buckthorn along the south branch of the Vermillion River, near Highway 52 and...
November 7, 2015 - 6:14am
August 13, 2015
DNR may ease fishing restrictions on the Vermillion
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has put a lot of work into land it owns along the Vermillion River in Farmington. But if nobody...
August 13, 2015 - 6:14am
July 4, 2015
AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
When bluegills suspend near the surface to feed on insects or fry, largemouth bass often lurk directly beneath them. Use swim jigs...
July 4, 2015 - 10:46pm
June 27, 2013
Vermillion River gets a second serving of trout
Friday was moving day for about 1,000 XXX trout. The fish started the day at a hatchery in Lonsdale but by lunchtime they had been relocated...
June 27, 2013 - 9:13am
January 13, 2013
Reservations, ski passes now available for Dakota County parks
The start of the winter season means Dakota County parks are taking registrations for reservations and selling passes for cross country skiing. A cross country ski pass is required for all skiers 18 and older on Dakota County trails. The ski pass is required for country ski and ski...
January 13, 2013 - 7:53am
November 29, 2012
Parkland named for Farmington's first parks director
Former Farmington parks and recreation director Jim Bell remembers well negotiating the purchase of a large chunk of parkland north of 195th...
November 29, 2012 - 10:19am
August 23, 2012
Girls night out with guns
There were a lot of sounds Saturday afternoon at the Dakota County Gun Club. There was the pop of pistols, the comparatively quiet report of...
August 23, 2012 - 10:48am