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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
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Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
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Crime and Court
June 18, 2012
Man charged after fight at Farmington VFW
A fight June 2 at the Farmington VFW left one person with some big cuts and bruises and another in trouble with the law. The Dakota County Attorney's office has charged 46-year-old Hampton resident Keith Bistodeau with felony third-degree assault and obstructing the legal process,...
June 18, 2012 - 7:58am
May 17, 2012
FHS mock crash shows the very real consequences to drinking and driving
The scene outside Farmington High School was somber Thursday morning as FHS juniors and seniors took in the scene of a mock crash. The premise of the mock crash was that of a head-on, two car accident caused by a drunk driver who was taking a carload of friends to Prom. Over the...
high school / news / education
May 17, 2012 - 2:54pm
April 3, 2012
Farmington police report for March 16-22
March 16 Juvenile, child protection, address not available Drugs, possession, fith degree, Muriel Boulevard and Robert Street South Juvenile problem, 3400 block of 213th St. W. March 17 Disorderly conduct, 200 block of Elm St. Damage to property, private, 18500 block of Everest...
April 3, 2012 - 7:57am
February 21, 2012
Charges filed against Hampton bank robbery suspect
A 49-year-old Minneapolis man made his initial court appearance Feb. 9 on charges he robbed 13 Minnesota banks, including a Merchant's Bank branch in Hampton, between March 9, 2011 and Jan. 3, 2012. According to a grand jury indictment made public Thursday Mark Edward Wetsch is...
February 21, 2012 - 7:56am
February 20, 2012
Farmington man charged with assault
Alexander Olsen was upset about his credit card being used without his permission, but the way he went about addressing the problem has landed him in trouble with the law. According to a complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Olsen grabbed and head-butted...
February 20, 2012 - 7:42am
November 9, 2011
Farmington man charged with running marijuana-growing operation
Internships aren't usually illegal, but one Farmington man is facing felony charges after passing along his knowledge to a minor. Craig Martin Gisch has been charged with three drug-related charges after officers found 28 marijuana plants of varying sizes, multiple pieces of marijuana...
November 9, 2011 - 4:50pm
August 29, 2011
Police report, Aug. 12-18
August 12 Juvenile, child protection, address not available Personal injury accident, Denmark Avenue and Hickory St. W. Recovered stolen property, 4200 block of 208th St. W. Damage to property, 900 block of Tenth St. Personal injury accident, Chippendale Avenue and Vermillion...
August 29, 2011 - 7:04am
June 12, 2011
Break-in at Hampton motel leads to burglary charge
A 43-year-old Greenfield man faces felony burglary charges after reportedly kicking in the door of a Hampton motel room and threatening the room's occupant with a framing hammer. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Kurt Christian Hubbs...
June 12, 2011 - 7:51am