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Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
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Farmington wrestlers tune-up for Minnesota Christmas Tournament
Farmington girls' basketball dominates to start season
Farmington girls' hockey are winners of seven in a row
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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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Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Sleeping around (the house): Don't feel bad. Everyone's doing it.
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August 24, 2017
Editorial: Help kids get back to school safely
Back to school. Back to the routine. Back to the unpredictable, too — at least until things settle down. Young children's reactions often...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
May 21, 2017
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
The U.S. House has passed its American Health Care Act of 2017, but the U.S. Senate is writing its own legislation to replace the Affordable...
May 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
America sets aside April 22 every year to celebrate Earth Day. Since the first Earth Day in 1970, young and old have gathered globally to participate...
April 21, 2017 - 11:30am
April 12, 2017
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
An almost two-month warm-weather trip came to a halt last Wednesday afternoon as my wife and I completed the final leg of our road trip from...
April 12, 2017 - 10:31am
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
Pat Rupp: Today's oldies stations are alternative facts
In these troubled times of alternative facts, fake news and fuzzy definitions of words such as "wiretapping," I bring you one more shining example...
March 31, 2017 - 5:30am
March 24, 2017
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
On a cold and rainy Florida day last week, my partner and I decided to make the most of our time away from sunshine and warmth and take in a...
March 24, 2017 - 5:30am
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
Sen. Matt Little: First impressions and getting to work at the Capitol
After a long campaign and a whirlwind first month at the state Capitol, I'm finally catching my breath and settling into the new office. Being...
February 17, 2017 - 5:30am
February 13, 2017
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Since 1859, the Sexton family has owned and operated the Irish Ridge Dairy Farm in Millville, Minn., about 25 miles northeast of Rochester, Minn. Sheri and Vince Sexton run the family farm today. Like generations before them, Sheri and Vince work hard every day to produce high-quality...
February 13, 2017 - 4:18pm
January 28, 2017
Pat Rupp: What goes up must also come down
Conventional wisdom tells us to get neither too high when things are going well nor too low when they seem to be headed the other way. It all balances out in the end. Things have a way of evening themselves out. What goes around comes around. What goes up must come down. I've always...
January 28, 2017 - 5:30am
November 12, 2016
Emily Piper: Nearly 500 Minnesota children are waiting for homes
Think of your kids, nieces or nephews or other young people in your life and then think of what they need each day to grow into great adults: care, guidance, stability and unconditional love. Hundreds of children in Minnesota are waiting for families to give them just that.
November 12, 2016 - 5:30am
November 11, 2016
Amy Klobuchar: On Veterans Day and every day, honoring service
Every year, right after Election Day, we gather to honor our veterans. But this year's election was unlike many others. It was contentious. It got ugly. It even tested the bounds of our democracy. So, here we are. On the other side. And after so much focus on what divides us, today...
November 11, 2016 - 12:30pm
May 7, 2015
Editorial: Lifesaving efforts are worth recognizing
Last week in Farmington two teenagers and a police officer did the best they could in a very difficult situation. And while they didn’t get the result any of them would have wanted, it’s still worth pointing out the efforts they made. It started with the teenagers, two students...
May 7, 2015 - 3:57pm