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September 25, 2014
Police say body cameras, like the one on the side of Farmington patrol sergeant Gary Rutherford's glasses, will be a good tool for collecting evidence.
Farmington police add body-worn cameras to uniform
September 25, 2014 - 2:38pm
July 24, 2014
Farmington police will target driving basics
July 24, 2014 - 1:29pm
July 10, 2014
Farmington police have located 89-year-old Evelyn Bistodeau, who wandered away from her home early Tuesday morning.
Missing 89-year-old Farmington woman is found
July 10, 2014 - 12:02pm
May 11, 2014
Firefighters on Monday demonstrate a new kitchen-fire trailer donated to county fire departments by Flint Hills Resources.
Dakota County: New trailer helps highlight kitchen-fire risks
May 11, 2014 - 7:42am
April 19, 2014
FFD makes the case for a new ladder truck
April 19, 2014 - 7:13am
February 21, 2014
Flagstaff Avenue closed due to inclement weather
February 21, 2014 - 11:35am
June 25, 2013
Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist uses the police department's fitness room on a regular basis.
FPD's fitness room is put to good use
June 25, 2013 - 1:03pm
Farmington police officers Andrew Van Dorn, foreground and Bob Sauter practice clearing a stairwell at Rosemount High School while other officers look on.
Farmington, Rosemount police are getting ready for the real thing
June 25, 2013 - 12:53pm
Farmington firefighters had to haul in water to fight Friday morning fire on Biscayne Path. Lightning is a possible cause of the fire.
Lightning suspected cause of fires in Rosemount, Farmington
June 25, 2013 - 12:33pm
June 21, 2013
The Farmington Fire Department brought out its tanker trucks to transport water during the early-morning fire on Biscayne Avenue in Empire Township because there were no hydrants available. No one was living in the house that caught fire after a lightning strike Friday morning.
Firefighters called to early-morning blaze
June 21, 2013 - 10:14am
May 19, 2013
Farmington now has a disposal site in the police lobby
May 19, 2013 - 7:17am
For emergencies of all sizes, 911 is the number to call
May 19, 2013 - 7:16am
March 28, 2013
Farmington and Rosemount firefighters learned about some of the things the Dakota County Sheriff's Department has available for open water rescue during Saturday's training session at the Dakota Communications Center.
Training builds relationships among Dakota County agencies
March 28, 2013 - 12:36pm
March 21, 2013
Farimngton police will accept old medicine
March 21, 2013 - 10:10am
Arik Reger, left, shakes hands with neighbor Jason Rose Monday. Rose saved Reger's life in November.
Farmington resident, officers recognized for lifesaving actions
March 21, 2013 - 9:14am