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Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Lost cow finds owner through social media
Early and absentee voting for General Election begins in Minnesota on Sept. 23
Construction crews hit gas line in new housing development
Road closures for Highway 3 paving begin Sept. 23
crime and courts
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Girls swim & dive: Tigers score two big victories
Volleyball: Tigers earn first title at home invite
Cross country: Fenske, Peterson 1-2 at Applejack
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
US Federal Credit Union vs Weidner
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Aura
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Hanson
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Jarvis
ABN AMRO Mortgage Group vs Wimberly
Arnold Ratzlaff, 85
Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
Kyle Kalina, 25
Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
Letter: Jake Cordes will work hard for the school district
Letter: Tim Pitcher will do what’s right for all of us
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March 10, 2010
Two seats change hands in township elections
One Castle Rock Township official was unseated and a new Eureka supervisor was elected as a result of Tuesday's township elections. In Castle Rock, David Nicolai beat out incumbent Michael M. Keifer by a nearly three to one margin for the three-year Supervisor B seat. Nicolai received...
March 10, 2010 - 10:45am
March 6, 2010
Township elections are Tuesday
Election season is here again. At least it is if you live in Castle Rock, Empire or Eureka township. Polls are open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, at each of the respective town halls. While none of the townships has a town question on the ballot, two of the three have...
March 6, 2010 - 7:18am
March 5, 2010
Your weekend: Warrior to Citizen spaghetti dinner fundraiser is Sunday
Friday Live music Teresa Peterson will perform at 8 p.m. March 5 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Live music Dr. Bellows will perform at 8:30 p.m. March 5 at the Farmington American Legion. The Legion is...
March 5, 2010 - 6:41am
March 4, 2010
Thompson gets GOP backing in District 36
David Thompson knows good things can happen if you're just willing to ask. The Lakeville resident launched a 12-year career in radio by being...
March 4, 2010 - 2:51pm
Rumors of violence kept FHS quiet Friday
Sometimes, kids say the darndest things. And sometimes those things get blown out of proportion and cause some really big problems. That's what happened at Farmington High School over the past couple of weeks - a few students had some arguments. Harsh words were spoken. Some of those...
March 4, 2010 - 2:46pm
Editorial: A long walk and a memorable journey
Jordan Dibb has an incredible journey ahead of him. On March 27 the 2005 Farmington High School graduate will leave his Minneapolis home and start walking. By the time he is done he will have covered somewhere in the neighborhood of 2,000 miles and, he hopes, raised at least $100,000...
March 4, 2010 - 2:24pm
February 8, 2010
Home foreclosures were down in 2009 in county
The number of home foreclosures showed a significant decrease in Dakota County in 2009. It is the first decrease in numbers since 2000, according to information released by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office. Whether that downward trend will continue in 2010 is not known.
February 8, 2010 - 5:23pm
February 4, 2010
New park is taking shape
The woods off of Station Trail are quiet on a Tuesday morning. With fresh snow blanketing roads and clinging to branches, signs of recent activity are obvious. On the road, at least, they're rare. Only a few tire tracks cut through several inches of fresh powder, and if you drive...
February 4, 2010 - 5:16pm
January 28, 2010
Community expo: Fill up on community information Saturday
The number 13 sometimes conjures thoughts of bad luck, but there's nothing bad about 13 when it comes to this year's Farmington Community Expo. It turns out, this is the 13th year of the community expo, and this one promises to be the biggest, and perhaps the best, in the event's...
January 28, 2010 - 3:35pm
April 22, 2009
See smoke in Empire? It's under control
Where there's smoke, there's fire. That's the case in Empire township Wednesday afternoon, but it is not a fire that should be cause for alarm. According to Farmington fire marshal John Powers, the large plume of brownish-gray smoke that was visible to the east of Farmington is the...
April 22, 2009 - 5:21pm
April 17, 2009
Bids: Empire Township Maintenance Facility
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS EMPIRE TOWNSHIP MAINTENANCE FACILITY FARMINGTON, MN Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received in the office of the Empire Township hall at 3385 197th Street Farmington, Minnesota, until 2:00 p.m.
April 17, 2009 - 1:30pm
March 4, 2009
Election season quiet in townships
Township elections are scheduled for next Tuesday, but so far the campaign season pales in comparison to last fall's general elections. That is, unless you live in Castle Rock township, where three candidates are vying for one position. It is the only contested race in the area's...
March 4, 2009 - 3:06pm
February 26, 2009
Empire will take input on proposed biomass gasification plant
Empire Township will hold a public hearing March 3 to take comment on a proposed plant that could start turning trash into fuel as soon as 2012. Rational Energies is looking for clearance to build a 200,000-square-foot biomass gasification plant on 52 acres at the southwest corner...
February 26, 2009 - 3:31pm
February 20, 2009
Town Election Ballot, Empire
TOWN ELECTION BALLOT TOWN OF EMPIRE GENERAL ELECTION SAMPLE BALLOT INSTRUCTIONS TO VOTERS To vote, completely fill in the oval(s) next to your choice(s) TOWN SUPERVISORS VOTE FOR ONE EDWARD GERTEN "Write-in, if any" 2/19-2/26
February 20, 2009 - 2:56pm
Empire Township, Public Accuracy Test
Notice OF PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST Notice is hereby given that the public accuracy test of the Accu-Vote vote counting equipment to be used in the township elections for Empire Township will be conducted on Tuesday March 3, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. in the Property Taxation and Record's Office,...
February 20, 2009 - 2:52pm