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September 25, 2014
Farmington police add body-worn cameras to uniform
Farmington police have a new tool at their disposal that offers protection for the residents, and for the police officers who serve them. It’s...
September 25, 2014 - 2:38pm
July 24, 2014
Farmington police will target driving basics
Farmington police are cracking down on poor, distracted and aggressive driving. Patrol officers have been told to focus on what police chief Brian Lindquist calls “the basics” of driving a motor vehicle — stopping at stop signs, obeying the speed limit, keeping a proper distance...
July 24, 2014 - 1:29pm
July 10, 2014
Missing 89-year-old Farmington woman is found
A Tuesday morning search for a missing 89-year-old woman ended with the woman was found safe and alive three hours later. Evelyn Bistodeau...
July 10, 2014 - 12:02pm
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
April 19, 2014
FFD makes the case for a new ladder truck
Farmington City Council members understand the Farmington Fire Department’s want of a new ladder truck. They even understand the need. But what they don’t know yet is where to come up with $1.2 million to get one in the near future. Five members of the Farmington Fire Department’s...
April 19, 2014 - 7:13am
February 21, 2014
Flagstaff Avenue closed due to inclement weather
Flagstaff Avenue has been closed from 195th Street north to 179th Street in Lakeville, according to a statement from the city of Farmington. The road has been closed due to the inclement weather. It will remain closed until further notice. The city of Farmington issued this statement...
February 21, 2014 - 11:35am
June 25, 2013
FPD's fitness room is put to good use
The city of Farmington's proposed 2014 budget has $10,000 earmarked for exercise equipment at the police department. Is it worth it? Police chief...
News/crime and courts
June 25, 2013 - 1:03pm
Farmington, Rosemount police are getting ready for the real thing
Kids are screaming as police officers push through the doors of Rosemount High School's Performing Arts Center. Inside, they're sprawled on...
News/crime and courts
June 25, 2013 - 12:53pm
Lightning suspected cause of fires in Rosemount, Farmington
A lightning strike caused an early morning fire that destroyed a home in Rosemount June 21, and another might have started a fire a few miles...
June 25, 2013 - 12:33pm
June 21, 2013
Firefighters called to early-morning blaze
A lightning strike may have been the cause of an early-morning fire that did significant damage to a vacant Empire Township home June 21.
June 21, 2013 - 10:14am
May 19, 2013
Farmington now has a disposal site in the police lobby
Over-the-counter medications and prescriptions can pollute our waters and be harmful to humans, fish, and other wildlife when disposed of improperly- please do not flush medications down the toilet or place in the trash. The Dakota County Sheriff, Attorney, and Environmental Management...
May 19, 2013 - 7:17am
For emergencies of all sizes, 911 is the number to call
The Farmington and Rosemount police and fire departments along with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office have joined "911 for All," a new countywide campaign aimed at making it simpler for citizens to contact their public safety agencies in both emergency and non-emergency situations....
May 19, 2013 - 7:16am
March 28, 2013
Training builds relationships among Dakota County agencies
Sooner or later, everyone needs a little help. That's true even for some of the people you call for help in times of emergency. With that in...
March 28, 2013 - 12:36pm
March 21, 2013
Farimngton police will accept old medicine
Farmington police have entered into a joint project with other Dakota County law enforcement agencies to take old prescription pills out of the house, and possibly out of the hands of people who could abuse them. Set up as a joint powers agreement with Dakota County, the new household...
March 21, 2013 - 10:10am
Farmington resident, officers recognized for lifesaving actions
It was just after 8 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2012, when Farmington resident Jason Rose saved Arik Reger's life. On Monday, Rose's quick thinking and...
March 21, 2013 - 9:14am