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June 11, 2015
Sheriff launches advisory committee
It turns out, people don’t always know what Tim Leslie does for a living. Leslie was elected Dakota County Sheriff in November, but as he started making the rounds to Rotary Clubs and other community groups, he kept getting the same kinds of questions.
June 11, 2015 - 10:32am
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 17, 2014
City will reimburse Farmington firefighters for fitness programs
Lugging around a fire hose full of water while wearing heavy, fire retardant clothing is a pretty physical activity, so it’s important for firefighters to get their exercise. And now Farmington’s firefighters can be reimbursed for staying physically fit. On Monday, Farmington...
October 17, 2014 - 7:47am
October 10, 2014
Race raises $1,800 for new fire department ladder truck
Saturday morning was cold. It was damp. Certainly, Saturday morning was not a fun time to be outside. For most people, that is. But there was...
October 10, 2014 - 12:05pm
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
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...
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...
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