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Rebel Chef restaurant to open soon in Farmington
CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
From comfier seats to a more open feel, Target Center takes on a 21st-century look
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Tiger football edged out by Lakeville South 17-14
Tiger girls cross-country are South Suburban Conference champions
Farmington's Brooke Hapuku qualifies for state tennis tournament
Farmington soccer teams are section 1AA runners-up
Turnovers, penalties and big plays hold Tigers back
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
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Farmington PHN 102317 PHN Wellhead Protection Plan
FARMINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: Ad For Bids - Fire Alarm System Replacement
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DAKOTA COUNTY BOARD: 9/26/17 Board Proceeedings Summary
EMPIRE TOWNSHIP: Ordinance No. 400-C
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Letters to the editor: Legacy apologizes for naming decision; Thanks for supporting troops at 'Fright Night'
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
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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