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The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Rosemount rolls out innovative public engagement system
Minnesota seeks to further diversity government workforce
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Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Tigers boys' basketball wins Hastings Holiday Tournament
Farmington gymnastics off to quick start to season
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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EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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November 8, 2012
11/8/2012: One person dies in crash near New Trier
One person was killed in a car crash on Highway 50 near New Trier at about 2:40 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. New Trier is located just south of Hastings. The Minnesota state patrol said that 27-year-old Dennis Underwood of Cannon Falls died after being ejected from the vehicle. A 26-year-old...
November 8, 2012 - 3:54pm
July 24, 2012
Schaffhausen bound over in homicide case
A man accused in the murder of his three young daughters was bound over for trial in St. Croix County Circuit Court Tuesday morning. Judge Scott...
July 24, 2012 - 1:58pm
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
April 25, 2012
Woman corrections guard found not guilty of sexual conduct with juvenile male inmates
Jurors acquitted former Minnesota Correctional Facility-Red Wing guard Suzanne Marie Walstrom on all counts this afternoon. The verdict came within a couple hours of attorneys giving their closing arguments. Walstrom, 39, Plum City, was accused of having sexual relationships,...
April 25, 2012 - 2:40pm
March 6, 2012
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
October 21, 2011
Farmington, Minn., woman charged with misusing money of vulnerable senior
It was Roxanne Meyer's job to make payments for a Farmington woman who was suffering from dementia, but police say Meyer instead used the money to pay for her own needs and those of her children. Meyer, 52, of Farmington, was charged earlier this week with six felony counts of financially...
October 21, 2011 - 12:11pm
August 16, 2011
Police say man raped a girl in Farmington, stabbed a woman in Lakeville on the same night
A Farmington man is in jail after allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl at his home, then stabbing a Lakeville woman several hours later. Randall...
August 16, 2011 - 9:30am
June 30, 2011
After losing his legs in Afghanistan, life is different for Farmington grad Kyle Malin
Fate does funny things to people. It brings them together, it gives challenges, it provides successes. Fate can tear some apart, but it can make...
June 30, 2011 - 10:11am
May 12, 2011
Suicide leads Farmington police to evidence of drug crime
The suicide of a Farmington woman has led to her husband being jailed by the Dakota County Drug Task Force on an unrelated charge. Farmington police responded to a home on Upper 189th Street Friday afternoon after receiving a request to check the welfare of a resident. Arriving...
May 12, 2011 - 7:40am
April 28, 2011
An adventure on the other side of the world
Plenty of new college graduates find themselves entering an unfamiliar world, but for Jeremy Johnson the adjustment has been a little more extreme. Johnson,...
April 28, 2011 - 9:00am
April 25, 2011
Used shoes can give North Trail Elementary's budget a kick
North Trail Elementary students are looking to help the environment and provide affordable footwear for people in need around the world, all while raising money for their school. Beginning April 25, North Trail Elementary will take part in the 2011 GreenSneakers Eco Challenge for...
April 25, 2011 - 10:38am
April 8, 2011
Farmington man charged with stealing chicken fryer
Apparently, Charles Davis was in the mood for a lot of fried chicken. The 43-year-old Farmington man was charged last week with felony theft for stealing a large chicken fryer and a three-foot by three-foot gas griddle from the loading dock at EconoFoods in Farmington. The theft...
April 8, 2011 - 3:04pm
March 15, 2011
The real thing: FHS student explores forensic science
There are a lot of television shows out there these days that use forensic science as the basis of their storylines. Those are cool, sure, but imagine being able to use forensic science in real life. Cooler, right? Farmington High School senior Bryana Brower thought so, too. And...
March 15, 2011 - 7:20am