Skip to main content
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
Minn. roundup: Franken rules out White House bid in 2020; Pearl Harbor victim has remains returned home
Summer concert series begins in Farmington
crime and courts
College lacrosse: Four former Tigers receive honors at Missouri Valley College
Track and Field: Trio of conference champs leads Tigers
Where the buffalo roam
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 6 North, clinch .500 SSC finish
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take 9-2 record into finale
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Inspiration strikes again for Farmington Dew Days button artist
Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo vs. Rehder
Wells Fargo Bank vs. McConaha 17-106780
PROB DONNA TERRELL 19HA-PR-17-378
First Horizon Home Loan Corp. vs. Fjeld
Probate McIntosh 19HA-PR-17-363
Lynn C. Mitchell, 54
Leona Tussing, 82
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Roger D. Duff, 88
Wayne A. Briesacher, 78
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Real Estate Showcase
April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
NORTHOME, Minn.—Two people were found dead after a house fire early Wednesday in Northome, Koochiching County officials said. The town...
February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
December 12, 2016
Minnesota roundup: 18 year old struck and killed by train in Anoka; Man, child found dead in Faribault house; 2 more state news stories
ANOKA—An 18-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train in Anoka Sunday morning at Metro Transit's Northstar Commuter Rail station. A BNSF train struck a pedestrian at 10 a.m., according to spokeswoman Amy McBeth. The Anoka County sheriff's office reported that when Anoka...
December 12, 2016 - 11:00am
November 3, 2016
Empire Township structure fire deemed suspicious
A structure fire in Empire Township that produced a black smoke column visible from Lakeville Sunday, Oct. 30, has been deemed as suspicious,...
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
May 14, 2016
Fire destroys three buildings at historic village
A fire burned several buildings at the Little Log House Pioneer Village early Sunday morning. The buildings burned included the Belle Creek...
May 14, 2016 - 5:59am
May 12, 2016
Burning illegally in Farmington? Expect a bill
Farmington-area residents who conduct open burns without the proper permit can expect to get a bill in the mail if the Farmington Fire Department gets involved. The city has already sent out half a dozen invoices related to illegal open burns since the city council updated its permit...
May 12, 2016 - 5:59am
May 5, 2016
Fire burns another garage
An attentive night owl may have prevented a tragedy early last Friday morning when he spotted a fire at a home on Ash Street. The passerby reported...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
April 13, 2016
Live ammunition complicates garage fire
Some unexpected gunfire delayed Farmington firefighters as they worked to put out a garage fire Tuesday night in Empire Township. Ammunition...
April 13, 2016 - 11:05am
April 7, 2016
Fire destroys a downtown garage
Farmington firefighters worked through the night March 29 to put out a fire in a garage at the corner of Fifth and Oak streets in downtown Farmington....
April 7, 2016 - 5:59am
July 2, 2015
Police department encourages participation in National Night Out
Farmington will participate in National Night Out on Aug. 4. National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. Through...
July 2, 2015 - 10:31am
May 22, 2015
Following fire, family finds comfort in community
Of all the questions people have asked Mike and Dorothy Noland since they lost their house to a fire May 9, the one they seem to hear the most...
May 22, 2015 - 9:58am
May 19, 2015
Looking back: Puppies survived, chickens didn’t when fire burned 75 years ago
50 years ago From the May 13, 1965 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Editorials . . . With the Minnesota legislature observing the St. Paul fastime they will not adopt, and with Minneapolis screaming “lawbreaker” at St. Paul, we asked Mayor Gorgos what Farmington was...
May 19, 2015 - 6:01am
May 14, 2015
Separate fires last week destroy a house and a car
A fire that started in a Farmington garage early Saturday morning spread to a neighboring house before Farmington firefighters were able to get...
May 14, 2015 - 10:03am
April 30, 2015
Friday fire destroys home in Eureka
A Friday afternoon fire destroyed a home in Eureka Township last week. Farmington and Lakeville firefighters responded to the call around 1:30...
April 30, 2015 - 10:02am
March 19, 2015
Sunday morning fire burns Farmington garage
A fire in a Farmington garage did about $40,000 in damage Sunday morning but did not spread to the house. A neighbor reported the fire on Desmond...
March 19, 2015 - 9:09am