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Gateway Academy is ready for year 2
Sheriff will collect DNA samples
FHS students get lessons in the outdoors
Farmington, Rosemount police will produce a cable show
Farmington police report: June 12-19
crime and courts
Farmington gymnasts compete at nationals
VFW baseball: Down big, Farmington rallies for a win
Legion baseball: Sweep gets Post 189 back on track
Magalis wins NSISC Diver of the Year award
Amateur baseball: Jones bros. part of 16-6 Dukes team
Police department encourages participation in National Night Out
Pet of the Week: Sweet as a Cupcake
Beware cheap county fair tickets
National youth choir performs Sunday in Farmington
Dew Days photo gallery
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Bixby
Washington Mutual Bank, vs Kladek
Bank of America, vs zitek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Misgen
World Savings Bank vs. Zimmer
Billy Grimes, 91
Thomas C. O'Malley, 60
Carol J. McGregor, 56
Donald B. Fletcher, 63
Rita Cook, 90
Nathan Hansen column: Behold the webcam of God
Letter: Miss Farmington Ambassador offers thanks
Editorial: Dew Days volunteers do thankless work
Nathan Hansen column: Nothing to lose your head over
Editorial: Miss Farmington is a true ambassador
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January 5, 2012
Early-morning barn fire ruled arson
An early morning fire on the University of Minnesota's UMore Park property has been ruled an arson by the Dakota County Sheriff's department. Called...
January 5, 2012 - 10:37am
December 15, 2011
Warm winter means ice is still unsafe, FFD says
When Farmington firefighters went into the icy water at the Prairie Waterway Greenway near Prairieview Park Sunday, they were wearing rescue...
December 15, 2011 - 9:51am
December 1, 2011
Gas leak shut down Hwy. 50 Friday in downtown Farmington
Part of Elm Street was blocked off Friday night thanks to a gas leak coming from the old Burger King building next to Depot Way Arts Park in downtown Farmington. Farmington firefighters were called to the Burger King building around 9:15 p.m. Friday, after neighbors to the south...
December 1, 2011 - 10:38am
November 11, 2011
Car-deer crashes up in October on county roads
October was a bad month for cars and deer on Dakota County roads. Of the 57 accidents involving deer this year in the county, 14 took place last month. That's slightly less than a quarter of the year's total in one 31-day stretch. Last year there were 59 car-deer accidents all...
November 11, 2011 - 7:33am
November 10, 2011
With one engine out of commission, Farmington firefighters had to call for help
Maybe it was just bad timing, or maybe it was bound to happen sooner or later. Either way, Farmington firefighters were down one engine when they were called to a fire that destroyed a Farmington resident's home Friday. Last Tuesday, Farmington firefighters took Engine 1 out on...
November 10, 2011 - 10:23am
Farmington fire department plans Fire Prevention Week activities
With only one house fire so far in 2011, it seems like the Farmington Fire Department's past fire prevention education efforts have paid off. That's what Farmington fire marshal John Powers likes to think. And he may be on to something too, because the FFD has been teaching fire...
October 10, 2011 - 7:05am
May 14, 2011
Police have car seats to give away
The Farmington Police Department has 10 car seats to give away. Now it just needs to find people who want to take them. Police departments around the state have an opportunity each year to get free car seats through a state grant. The Costco convertible car seats are intended for...
May 14, 2011 - 2:27pm
May 11, 2011
Gas company will conduct a test
The Northern Natural Gas Company is planning to test an emergency shutdown system at the Farmington compressor station. The test will take place around 9 a.m. May 18. The compressor station is located at 4685 212th St. Annual testing of th emergency shutdown system is a requirement...
May 11, 2011 - 10:43am
March 18, 2011
Gas leak temporarily closes Pilot Knob
A stuck relief valve on a gas pipeline forced Farmington firefighters to close down a portion of southbound Pilot Knob Road Monday morning. The Farmington Fire Department was summoned to the natural gas pumping facility at the corner of 190th Street West and Pilot Knob Road around...
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
January 20, 2011
The fire department's year in numbers
In addition to naming its Firefighter of the Year, the Farmington Fire Department released its year-end statistics last week. Did you know ... Overall calls were down in 2009-10 The Farmington Fire Department responded to 257 calls from Dec. 16, 2009 through Dec. 15, 2010, which...
January 20, 2011 - 10:03am
Q and A: Greiner is Firefighter of the Year
Five years ago, a guy new in town decided to apply to become a volunteer on the Farmington Fire Department. At the department's annual meeting...
January 20, 2011 - 10:01am
November 15, 2010
Fire department launches Explorer program
Lots of kids say they want to be a firefighter when they grow up. The Farmington Fire Department can help make that dream come true. On Thursday, the fire department will hold its first Farmington Fire Explorers program information meeting at Fire Station 1. Anyone between the age...
November 15, 2010 - 2:21pm