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Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Egg hunt focus of FBA's Easter event
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: MERS/Wells Fargo v. Coffey; 17-105811
FORECLOSURE: JPMorgan v. Engstrom; 17-105890
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PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
World Savings Bank vs English
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Real Estate Showcase
March 12, 2017
Free-range chickens to flock together in Farmington
Community members who care about how their food is raised and produced don't have to look much further than Brand Farms, a producer of eggs,...
March 12, 2017 - 8:00am
March 6, 2017
Crops Day will cover soils, irrigation, weeds and nitrogen management
For the eleventh year, Crops Day will bring University of Minnesota and agency specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. Crops Day will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March...
March 6, 2017 - 5:30am
February 17, 2017
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
ST. PAUL — Unseasonably warm weather is making Minnesota farmers itchy to get into the fields, but some have not ordered seeds while they...
February 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
February 2, 2017
MN farmers want state aid, more in policy than money
ST. PAUL—Minnesota farmers and agriculture-related groups ask for very little money from the state. Gov. Mark Dayton's $46 billion two-year...
February 2, 2017 - 8:52am
January 4, 2017
Minnesota Farmers Union selects interim president
ST. PAUL — A farmer from Renville County has been named the interim president of the Minnesota Farmers Union. Gary Wertish, who has served as vice-president to the MFU for the last five years, assumed the leadership position this week following the retirement Dec. 31 of Doug...
January 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 24, 2016
Jennie-O Turkey Store shares results bonus with employees
WILLMAR, Minn. — Jennie-O Turkey Store employees are going into the holidays with plenty of cheer. The company announced on Tuesday that...
November 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2016
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
WINNER, S.D. — A Winner High School student injured in a farming accident died Wednesday night, Oct. 20, a day after getting stuck in a...
October 20, 2016 - 12:07pm
September 1, 2016
Does Gov. Dayton talk to farmers enough?
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—First it was an effort to keep agriculture runoff out of the state's waters by the use of plant buffers, then last...
September 1, 2016 - 3:32pm
June 24, 2016
Abundant Vine grows from the ground up
People who know Rachael Cochrane like to joke that if the zombie apocalypse ever comes, they’re heading to her house because she’s basically...
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 9, 2016
Farmers’ market relocates to fairgrounds
If they know it at all, most people probably know the Dakota County Agricultural Society as the group that puts on the county fair each year....
June 9, 2016 - 5:59am
March 10, 2016
Annual crops day marks 10 years
Things are about to get very busy for Minnesota farmers, and for the 10th year in a row, the University of Minnesota Extension office in Farmington is helping them get ready with a day dedicated to learning. The 10th annual Crops Day will take place March 16 at Dakota Electric. Among...
March 10, 2016 - 9:20am
July 23, 2015
Juenkes are Farm Family of the Year
Farmington’s Juenke Farms will be recognized next month as a Minnesota Farm Family of the Year, so it makes sense that everywhere you look...
July 23, 2015 - 9:30am
May 15, 2015
Ag learning grows in classroom
There was probably a time when just about every student in a Farmington school could have rattled off the three types of corn. But times change,...
May 15, 2015 - 10:00am
May 1, 2015
Your weekend: Origin of Food event is Sunday
Explore where food comes from, then sit down for a steak dinner this weekend in Farmington.
May 1, 2015 - 12:15pm