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Farming the land for 150 years: Meadowbrook Farm marking sesquicentennial year
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
Three men accused of violent Rosemount robbery
Farmington study estimates $10 million in building maintenance
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
crime and courts
Rosemount volleyball battles pair of ranked teams
Farmington football struggles against Lakeville North
Farmington girls' tennis improves as conference play starts
Farmington volleyball falls to Northfield
Farmington edged out by Shakopee 18-16
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
PHOTOS: Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Sunshine Foundation grants Farmington teen a Dream Wish Trip to New York City
Farmington Library events Sept. 7-15
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Dakota Cty Bd Minutes for 082217
Farmington Ord 017-732 Burn Permits
Empire Twp Ord 400-B Zoning Amendment
Vermillion River Watershed PHN 102617 Rules Update
M*I Marshall & Ilsley Bank v Marilyn Hannemann
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
Randy O. Kinkle, 59
Letter to the editor: Money, regulations don’t solve problems
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Letter: Imagining city without its pool
Chuck Brooks: Take advantage of many RHS 100th events
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
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February 16, 2011
Book Report: Travel back in time, in reality and fictitiously
Don Gilbertson retired as director of the Bell Museum at the University of Minnesota several years ago, but that doesn't mean he's been sitting...
February 16, 2011 - 2:00pm
February 15, 2011
Governor Mark Dayton releases proposed budget
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to preserve state aid to local communities while raising taxes on the richest Minnesotans and increasing education spending in a budget proposal he released this morning. The Democrat's total budget plan for the next two years would be $37 billion,...
February 15, 2011 - 11:42am
December 9, 2010
Book Report: A bunch of my local favorites ready for sharing
There's a bevy of new books by Minnesotans and about Minnesota for the gift giver who's willing to look for them. Wisconsin, too. My favorite...
December 9, 2010 - 3:02pm
October 21, 2010
Book Report: Author takes the words right out of my mouth
Last month, I nearly went berserk reading the endless paeans to the Minnesota State Fair in both Twin Cities' newspapers. Day after day, as the world was collapsing around us, the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press both trotted out stories about such goodies as batter-fried lutefisk...
October 21, 2010 - 3:25pm
September 29, 2010
Deadline for Dakota County Master Gardener program is Oct. 1
Love to learn about local horticulture and share this knowledge with the community? Apply to become a Master Gardener in 2011 and learn to identify heirloom flowers, grow new and heirloom vegetables. Trial new flower varieties not yet on the market. Research plants native to the...
September 29, 2010 - 7:51am
July 13, 2010
Man charged with taking inappropriate photos young girls
An observant parent who had a bad feeling about another patron at the Robert Trail Library last month led Rosemount police to a 38-year-old man with a camera filled with surreptitiously taken photos of young girls. Police first had contact with Dean Kenneth Lindo June 12 after receiving...
July 13, 2010 - 9:02am
Police investigating homicide in Rosemount
A young man was shot and killed early Monday night at the Car Spa Car Wash. Police responded to the incident shortly after 6 p.m. According to information from the city, officers found a 22-year-old male dead at the scene. The victim, whose name was not released, was from Apple...
July 13, 2010 - 9:01am
July 9, 2010
Weapons investigation led to fatal police shooting
Law enforcement officials offered few new details Thursday about an officer-involved shooting late Wednesday in Cottage Grove that left one man dead and another wounded after a traffic stop on the city's west side. A spokesperson revealed little during a midday press conference about...
July 9, 2010 - 3:04pm
May 7, 2010
Hastings man charged with sexually assaulting baby
A 41-year-old Hastings man, Michael Frederick Schmidt, faces one felony count of criminal sexual conduct in the first degree after he allegedly sexually assaulted a nine-month-old girl April 24. He made his first court appearance May 6 and remains in the Dakota County Jail. Bail...
May 7, 2010 - 1:35pm
April 27, 2010
Search for missing New London boy has a happy ending
NEW LONDON - A little boy out for an afternoon adventure with his puppy got lost in a wooded area northeast of New London on Monday, triggering a frantic search. After the nearly 2 1/2-hour search Monday, Elijah Jacobson, 4, was found waist-deep in a pond about a quarter of a mile...
April 27, 2010 - 12:16pm
April 14, 2010
Bus catches fire on Hwy. 3
Things could have been much worse, but it still wasn't a great way to start off a Monday morning. Farmington firefighters were called to a vehicle...
April 14, 2010 - 1:29pm
April 11, 2010
Jordan Dibb checks in from the road
According to the official Facebook page of I Walk for Love, the group Jordan Dibb formed for his fundraising walk from Minneapolis to Miami,...
April 11, 2010 - 2:08pm
April 7, 2010
Hastings Middle School student charged after flashing gun at school
Hastings Middle School was locked down Monday morning from 10:30 a.m. to a little after noon following an incident involving a student with a handgun. Police were called to the school on a report of a male student who had displayed a handgun in the doorway of a classroom on the second...
April 7, 2010 - 1:47pm
March 29, 2010
County will work toward making buildings more energy efficient
All Dakota County-owned buildings will receive energy assessments soon. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners authorized the execution of a contract with Sebasta Blomberg and Associates for $99,820 to complete the audits of the 24 buildings....
March 29, 2010 - 7:13am
March 11, 2010
Lakeville resident is DFL choice in 36B House race
Sigrid Iversen is excited to put theory into practice. Iversen, a Lakeville resident who teaches government classes at Eagan High School, was...
March 11, 2010 - 2:46pm