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Red Bulls get deployment notice
Fashion and crashin' at the Dakota County Fair
Dakota County Fair entertains and educates
Farmington's Tiger Marching Band gears up for season
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
crime and courts
Farmington 17th annual Ironman Competition
A symbol of wilderness
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
State championship celebration July 25 at FHS
Farmington Legion baseball goes 2-2 but unable to reach state tournament
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On the move: Farmington senior honored with Silver Sneakers award
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
PHOTOS: FHS softball celebrates state championship with community celebration
PHOTOS: Visitors enjoy pieces of yesteryear at Antique Power Show
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CitiMortgage vs. Robert McCarty
MidFirst Bank vs. Timothy Desley, MF PP
Empire Twp Plan Com PHN Bester variance
JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Marsha Dahl
Empire Twp Annual Mtg 082217
Eugene P. Gergen, 70
Ethan J. Weber, 23
Bernice Groves, 93
Amy Jean Kloster, 46
Richard "Dick" Godfrey, 90
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Viewpoint: Dakota County Fair showcases the best of the best
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
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July 30, 2017
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Small fibs generated many stories, experiences
I begin this week with True Confessions. Last week's column, in its inception, was not intended to be a two-parter. As I approached the maximum...
July 30, 2017 - 8:00am
July 22, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Early professional advice to build on
I received a valuable piece of advice years ago from Nan Dougherty, my advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She told our class...
July 22, 2017 - 8:00am
July 3, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
I'm never not surprised at how quickly a year passes, but here we are once again, preparing for the Fourth of July holiday. For me, that means...
July 3, 2017 - 8:00am
June 25, 2017
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
I haven't resided within Farmington city limits for almost a quarter of a century now and with the exception of attending Tiger sporting events,...
June 25, 2017 - 8:00am
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