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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
Farmington High School kicks off Homecoming festivities
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Girls swim & dive: Tigers score two big victories
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
Deanna Weniger: 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
Real Estate Showcase
September 26, 2016
Farmington High School kicks off Homecoming festivities
Farmington High School kicked off Homecoming festivities over the weekend with float decorating at the Dakota County Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept....
10 hours 53 min ago
September 23, 2016
Early and absentee voting for General Election begins in Minnesota on Sept. 23
Early voting for Minnesota's Nov. 8 general election begins on Friday, Sept. 23 across the state, and Minnesota voters can take advantage of several ways to vote early. Minnesota voters can vote before Election Day without providing a reason. Residents can either cast their votes...
September 23, 2016 - 10:52am
September 22, 2016
Construction crews hit gas line in new housing development
Construction crews struck a two-inch gas main in a new development east of Highway 3 on Wednesday, Sept. 21. "The gas was free flowing," Fire...
September 22, 2016 - 4:14pm
Road closures for Highway 3 paving begin Sept. 23
Beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, motorists traveling in Farmington and Empire Township will experience daily road closures on Highway...
September 22, 2016 - 12:46pm
September 21, 2016
Developer's unique neighborhood design would keep rural aesthetic
A different kind of neighborhood may be coming to Farmington this spring, one that incorporates the farm into the development. True Gravity Ventures,...
September 21, 2016 - 4:17pm
Ribbon cutting held for Quick Ship Plus
Farmington Economic Development Authority member Geraldine Jolley and Mayor Todd Larson held the ribbon for Quick Ship Plus owner Rich Loch during...
September 21, 2016 - 8:38am
September 19, 2016
UPDATE: Man on squirrel hunt, armed with pellet gun, prompts lockdown at Farmington schools
UPDATE 11:50 a.m. An active shooter call in Farmington resulted in a “hairy” Monday morning for the Farmington Police Department, said Sgt....
News/crime and courts
September 19, 2016 - 10:31am
September 15, 2016
Teaching series hopes to bring mental health struggles into the light
FARMINGTON In the middle of her struggle with depression, Farmington pastor Kristie Kerr had an epiphany while sitting at the bottom of a pit...
September 15, 2016 - 5:49am
September 14, 2016
St. Michael’s bell tower getting a makeover
Farmington may be a quiet town by nature, but this summer it’s been too quiet. Residents living near the Church of St. Michael have missed...
September 14, 2016 - 5:29am
September 13, 2016
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
Across the board, Farmington schools scored higher than the state in three separate tests. “I think it’s very impressive,” said Sharon...
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums, including two next week that will include candidates representing residents of the Farmington and Rosemount areas. Candidates from Minnesota legislative Districts 57 and 58 will participate in...
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 9, 2016
Ramble Jam participants could get sneak peek at Old Dominion's fall tour
If you're taking "Wrong Turns" running "Half Empty" and going "Nowhere Fast," you may want to engage the "Power of Positive Drinkin," raise one...
September 9, 2016 - 11:38am
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell and Isaac Kuehn got to learn the ins and outs of business development during a week at BestPrep's...
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
Farmington property taxes to go up in 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the Farmington City Council has voted to raise property taxes. In 2017, taxes could go up 4.94 percent or $52.72 annually for the average household. The council has until Dec. 5 to finalize the amount. The decision came at Tuesday night's council meeting,...
September 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
Farmington opts out of state law on "granny pods"
Sorry granny, no backyard pod for you in Farmington. The city has opted out of the new state law, effective Sept. 1, that allows for temporary living quarters to be set up on a caregiver's property. Written into the legislation was an option for cities to opt out if they felt it doesn't...
September 7, 2016 - 8:23am