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Moving on: Farmington officer retires for career in social work
Red Bulls get deployment notice
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
An 'extraordinary opportunity': Former Farmington ambassador crowned Minneapolis Aquatennial Princess
crime and courts
Farmington 17th annual Ironman Competition
A symbol of wilderness
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
State championship celebration July 25 at FHS
Farmington Legion baseball goes 2-2 but unable to reach state tournament
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On the move: Farmington senior honored with Silver Sneakers award
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
PHOTOS: FHS softball celebrates state championship with community celebration
PHOTOS: Visitors enjoy pieces of yesteryear at Antique Power Show
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CitiMortgage vs. Robert McCarty
MidFirst Bank vs. Timothy Desley, MF PP
Empire Twp Plan Com PHN Bester variance
JPMorgan Chase Bank v. Marsha Dahl
Empire Twp Annual Mtg 082217
Eugene P. Gergen, 70
Ethan J. Weber, 23
Bernice Groves, 93
Amy Jean Kloster, 46
Richard "Dick" Godfrey, 90
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Viewpoint: Dakota County Fair showcases the best of the best
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
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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
February 5, 2015
Toaster to blame for Jan. 28 house fire
A fire caused by a malfunctioning toaster did $15,000 to $20,000 to a Farmington home last week. A neighbor reported the fire at 904 Walnut Street at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 28. He had heard the smoke detector go off and walked over to find the kitchen full of smoke. There was nobody home...
February 5, 2015 - 11:23am
November 20, 2014
Farmington will add a full-time fire chief
One way or another, Farmington Fire Chief Tim Pietsch is about to have more free time. On Monday, the Farmington City Council voted unanimously to make its fire chief position a full-time job, moving away from the volunteer position Pietsch currently occupies. And while there’s...
November 20, 2014 - 10:30am
October 2, 2014
Farmington, Rosemount team up for fire training
Farmington and Rosemount firefighters participated in a joint controlled burn over the weekend Michelle Leonard Staff writer Farmington and...
October 2, 2014 - 11:38am
July 12, 2014
No cause identified for fatal fire in Farmington
The cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Farmington woman has officially been ruled as “undetermined.” On Monday, Farmington fire marshal John Powers said the ruling was made due to the presence of more than one possible cause at fire’s site of origin. The June 15 house...
July 12, 2014 - 7:13am
June 26, 2014
No clear answer yet about cause of fatal fire in Farmington
Though fire investigators have a better idea of what happened in a June 15 fire that left a 69-year-old Farmington woman dead, the exact cause has not yet been determined. Farmington fire marshal John Powers said he, the state fire marshal and an insurance company investigator are...
June 26, 2014 - 7:42am
Farmington car fires labeled suspicious
When two car fires happened within minutes, and blocks, of each other last weekend, Farmington firefighters knew something wasn’t quite right. Farmington fire chief Tim Pietsch won’t release the cause of the two fires, but called them both “suspicious at this point.” Firefighters...
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June 26, 2014 - 7:33am
May 11, 2014
Dakota County: New trailer helps highlight kitchen-fire risks
The Dakota County Fire Chiefs Association unveiled its new kitchen fire prevention trailer at a demonstration Monday outside Eagan City Hall....
May 11, 2014 - 7:42am
January 9, 2014
FFD battles flames, cold
Bitter cold made the job more difficult than usual for Farmington firefighters when a car fire Jan. 2 in a garage at the Centennial Apartments. Firefighters...
January 9, 2014 - 2:28pm
October 24, 2013
Thursday fire damages Empire township home
A fire left extensive smoke and water damage to a Empire four-plex Thursday afternoon. Farmington firefighters responded to the report of...
October 24, 2013 - 5:30pm