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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Most school construction projects will continue through October
The Rambling River, Part 1: The Vermillion River has supported local communities for over a century
Northern's annual system shutdown test Friday morning
Open houses coming up for area schools
crime and courts
Boys cross country preview: Young and dedicated runners return to lead Tigers
Girls soccer preview: Offense ready to roll
Tiger Stadium will be ready for Farmington football opener next Friday
Girls cross country preview: Tigers after another trip to state meet
Football preview: Tigers bring experience to Fischer’s second year
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
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Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems vs. Chalmers & Adams
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Sytstems vs. Coupanger
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems vs. Turner
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Real Estate Showcase
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
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