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Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Zoning changes OK'd for housing near high school
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
Farmington school construction projects underway
crime and courts
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
State track and field: Peterson, Fenske sweep distance races to lead second-place Tigers
Girls lacrosse: Tigers dethrone South in Section 1
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
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs Jamey Engstrom
Winterwood Villas vs Kanchana and Okuwaki 115016.007
Anchor Bank vs. Roy Law 16-105230
Bank of America vs Kristi Edwards 12-085319
Ditech Financial vs Komemaly Vang 17-106630
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
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
Editorial: You've graduated: Let lifelong learning begin
Real Estate Showcase
June 8, 2017
Viewpoint: Welcome relief from a rough news week
Anyone not living in a Tibetan monastery had to be touched in some way by the news of last week. If cowboy/philosopher Will Rogers were alive...
June 8, 2017 - 7:00am
May 28, 2017
Pat Rupp: The older I get the better things were
Several years ago we took out a through-the-mail subscription to Netflix, the purpose being to be able to have a steady stream of movies at our...
May 28, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
A few weeks ago, when I mused over Random Thoughts By A Retiree, one of those musings was about me buying a bike once the weather settled into...
May 20, 2017 - 8:00am
May 16, 2017
Pat Rupp: Holding on to signature moments
I don't know where it began but at some point in our culture securing the signature of people of celebrity status became the fashionable thing...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 15, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Exam proctoring a jolt to the routine
Today I write you from the interior of Rosemount High School. At 8 in the morning. On a Wednesday. I'm just as surprised as you are. There was...
May 15, 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
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
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
March 17, 2017
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
All I really know about the rules of the gentlemen's game of golf I have learned from watching on television as professionals have been punished...
March 17, 2017 - 5:30am
March 16, 2017
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
When I look at the county offices in Hastings, I see awards attesting to what a great place Dakota County is to live, work and raise a family....
March 16, 2017 - 5:30am
March 14, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
It's time once again for the event of the year. Everyone who's anyone is there. People are dressed to the hilt. The very air is festive! Beverages...
March 14, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 10, 2017
Pat Rupp: That's what I like about the south
Since my retirement from my real job more than a decade ago, my spouse and I have had the good fortune to spend the later days of winter somewhere...
March 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2017
Joe Atkins: Listening, lemurs, and Lebanon Hills
When my son Tom was in third grade, he brought home a two-question test he had taken at school. On the first question, he wrote the correct answer....
February 24, 2017 - 5:30am
February 22, 2017
Senior Moments: Farmington girls' hockey, a home-grown tradition of success
When 1994 Farmington High School female Athlete of the Year Amber Hegland decided she wanted to play high school hockey, she had but one choice...
February 22, 2017 - 11:38am