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January 5, 2017
Members of the Rosemount High School band celebrate with confetti after learning they will perform in the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Nathan Hansen)
The Year in Review: Our favorite and most memorable stories
January 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
City chooses new Public Works Director
January 5, 2017 - 5:30am
January 4, 2017
Robyn Craig is sworn in as a new Farmington city council member by City Administrator David McKnight. Also sworn in were incumbents Mayor Todd Larson (back left) and Councilmember Terry Donnelly (back right) at the council meeting Jan. 3. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Robyn Craig sworn in as new Farmington City Council member
January 4, 2017 - 1:30pm
Commissioner Mike Slavik (left) and Commissioner Joe Atkins (right).
Slavik elected chair of Dakota County Commissioners, Atkins sworn in
January 4, 2017 - 5:30am
January 3, 2017
A five megawatt solar garden at the Empire Township Wastewater Treatment plant is up and running. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
First of three solar gardens in Empire Township now powered up
January 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
January 1, 2017
What you read: The Independent’s most-viewed online stories of 2016
January 1, 2017 - 5:30am
December 30, 2016
The Web Genius crew poses for a picture at Farmington High School. The group, led by guidance counselor Jerome Pfau, took the 70- page paper registration booklet and converted it to a user-friendly website. (Submitted Photo)
FHS students make the registration guide more user-friendly
December 30, 2016 - 5:30am
December 29, 2016
Snowmobilers, like this employee of Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine, enjoy 80 miles of trails in Rosemount, Farmington and the surrounding townships. Snowmobile clubs, made up of volunteers who maintain the trails, are asking for help to keep the trails open. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)play button
Local snowmobile clubs make public plea for new members
December 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
Swim & dive: Depth lifts Irish past Tigers
December 29, 2016 - 8:38am
December 28, 2016
Mackenzie Jacobson met Orland Pride soccer player Alex Morgan thanks to work by the Kids Wish Network, a national charitable organization that grants wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. (Submitted Photo)
Soccer player meets heroes through Kids Wish Network
December 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
December 27, 2016
Farmington votes to raise property taxes in 2017
December 27, 2016 - 12:14pm
December 23, 2016
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Bringing joy with Toys for Town
December 23, 2016 - 12:30pm
Grocery bags spread kindness far and wide
December 23, 2016 - 5:30am
December 22, 2016
City Council says farewell to Douglas Bonar
December 22, 2016 - 3:26pm
Kenny LaBeau, owner of Longbranch Saloon and Eatery, celebrates 30 years since the opening of his restaurant. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
Longbranch celebrates 30 years in Farmington
December 22, 2016 - 5:30am
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