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Kittleson announces U.S. House run
Electronic crimes task force earns innovation award
Plans take shape for school construction
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Girls cross country, swimming top fall highlights
Swimming: Gehrke all-state for Tigers
Boys basketball: Tigers roll past first two opponents
Girls hockey: Tigers split in opening week
Boys hockey: Tigers pull away despite mistakes
Ground Round offers a community Thanksgiving
Farmington's Walton performed in Macy's parade
Hope Lutheran breaks ground on new home
A reunion with her hero
Meal-packing charity buys former Presbyterian church
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Sara Daly, 77
Dean Ostlie, 84
Virgil Dahmes, 96
Dwayne L. "Whitey" Ford, 80
James Markuson, 63
Deanna Weniger: Shoe story
Student column: Take time to give thanks
Editorial: The fabric of the community
Nathan Hansen column: Don't be a holiday loser
Letter: Thanks for supporting Patriotic Day
June 25, 2013
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
September 4, 2012
Monday night fire destroys Farmington home
A late night fire Monday destroyed a Farmington house and left the owner and his new roommate without a place to live. Farmington fire marshal...
September 4, 2012 - 11:48am
August 30, 2012
Farmington fire explorers second in state skills competition
Farmington Fire Explorer Post 9470 advisor Christopher Matek is pretty proud of the young men and women in the local Explorer post. Last Friday,...
August 30, 2012 - 8:57am
July 10, 2012
Fire department responds to gas leak report
The Farmington Fire Department closed part of 200th Street in Empire Township Tuesday night as firefighters responded to a report of a gas leak. The leak was reported in the area of 200th Street and Chili Avenue. around 7:30 p.m. It was not immediately clear whether the department...
July 10, 2012 - 7:30pm
May 2, 2012
Farmington child hurt in fall from window
Two children have fallen out of windows in Farmington homes this week. One child was unharmed, the other was airlifted to an area hospital. In both cases, a toddler pushed on the screen of a window, causing the screen to pop out and the child to fall through the window. According...
May 2, 2012 - 9:43am
March 21, 2012
Diesel fuel leaks into the Vermillion River
Farmington firefighters and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency had a busy day March 21. They had to clear diesel fuel out of the Vermillion...
March 21, 2012 - 12:02pm
February 16, 2012
Editorial: Fire truck purchase is the right move
The Farmington City Council finds itself in a difficult position. At a time when budget cuts have become a fact of life, the city also sees a pressing need for a new fire truck. It's no small expense -- a new fire engine is expected to cost the city between $500,000 and $600,000...
opinion / editorials
February 16, 2012 - 9:56am
Fire department needs go beyond just one truck
Members of the Farmington Fire Department believe the need for new vehicles doesn't stop with one fire engine. Of the dozen vehicles in the fire department's garages, six were purchased prior to 2000. The oldest vehicle in the department is a 1986 rescue truck. But it's not just...
News / government
February 16, 2012 - 9:48am