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October 2, 2017
Noah Marthey was born July 23 at home in Farmington to his parents Jenae and Josh Marthey thanks to the help of Farmington police, firefighters and EMTs. Allina Health Emergency Medical presented a Stork Award at the Sept. 18 Farmington City Council meeting. The family is shown with firefighters Steven Endres, Benny Van Cleve, Dan Strumberger and Chief Jim Larsen, and police officers Chris Lutz and Dane Tukua. Paramedics not present were Shane Kinney and Andrew Rinerson. Kara Hildreth / contributor
'Stork' award: Public safety recognized for help in baby's surprise home delivery in Farmington
October 2, 2017 - 8:45am
September 30, 2017
Marilyn Anderson of Farmington (left) was presented with a Veterans Voices Award Sept. 11 at the University of St. Thomas Anderson Student Center in Saint Paul. She is pictured with Humanities Center board member Sakinah Mujahid.  Submitted photo courtesy of Minnesota Humanities Center
An army of one: Farmington veteran Marilyn Anderson honored for volunteerism
September 30, 2017 - 7:03pm
September 29, 2017
Former teachers Gregg Rappe and Kerry Hanifl bought a beef farm in Castle Rock called now called Hanappe Ranch. Kara Hildreth / contributor
The next chapter: Former teachers launch Hanappe Ranch in Castle Rock
September 29, 2017 - 8:45am
September 28, 2017
Volunteers are busy prepping sets and characters for the Support Our Troops Haunted House in Farmington. Submitted photo
Scares to support soldiers: Support Our Troops Haunted House returns for 15th year in Farmington
September 28, 2017 - 8:45am
September 27, 2017
Farmington Anytime Fitness recently invested in a studio gym remodel to help clients achieve fitness goals with a full body scanner and garage doors for flexible studio space. Owner Kyle Henning (front) leads his staff with instructors Kyle Norman (standing left), Kyle Custer and Sheri Speckan. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington's Anytime Fitness upgrades technology, redesigns studio
September 27, 2017 - 2:58pm
September 26, 2017
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MnDOT: Watch for farm equipment on highways
September 26, 2017 - 8:00am
September 25, 2017
Minn. roundup: Driver pleads guilty to DWI crash that killed St. Paul singer; more state news stories
September 25, 2017 - 11:05am
September 21, 2017
The Farmington City Council approved the 2018 preliminary tax levy that estimates a property tax increase of 6.69 percent on an average residential home with a market value of $236,107, or $48.62 for the average residential property.  Kara Hildreth / contributor
Council adopts 2018 preliminary levy
September 21, 2017 - 8:45am
September 20, 2017
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Authorities work to get leg cuffs on a suspected drunken driver on Sept. 9, 20017, in New Richmond, Wis.. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
Planning commission approves Aldi in Farmington
September 20, 2017 - 9:46am
September 19, 2017
Maria Therres lives on Meadowbrook farm in Vermillion that celebrates 150 years of family farming in Dakota County this year. She is pictured with photos of her ancestors. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farming the land for 150 years: Meadowbrook Farm marking sesquicentennial year
September 19, 2017 - 8:50am
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
September 19, 2017 - 8:00am
September 18, 2017
Farmington study estimates $10 million in building maintenance
September 18, 2017 - 6:12pm
There are 48,600 solar panels at the Paynesville Auoroa Solar project site that started generating 10 MWdc of solar power this month. The power generated here is purchased by Xcel Energy. (Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
September 18, 2017 - 8:55am