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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Zoning changes OK'd for housing near high school
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
crime and courts
Youth sports: 11AAA second at Shakopee; 9AAA first at Woodbury; Rosemount U10 win Bait Bucket; 8U softball first in Rosemount
TPC Twin Cities may land PGA event
Girls lacrosse: Tigers finish fourth in first state appearance
State softball: Frost's walk-off blast gives Tigers 4A state title
State track and field: Peterson, Fenske sweep distance races to lead second-place Tigers
PHOTOS: Farmington Dew Days 2017
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
PHOTOS: 326 do the Dew Run
Picture perfect: Farmington artist illustrates portraits resembling photography
Health column: What role will you play?
arts and entertainment
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs Jamey Engstrom
Winterwood Villas vs Kanchana and Okuwaki 115016.007
Anchor Bank vs. Roy Law 16-105230
Bank of America vs Kristi Edwards 12-085319
Ditech Financial vs Komemaly Vang 17-106630
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
Letters: Thanks for poppy support; Lewis' plan to put Wall Street first
Letter: Adoption outlets help make Last Hope successful
Viewpoint: Welcome relief from a rough news week
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
June 7, 2017
Business Notebook: Physical therapist earns certification; Everson and VonWald join Weichert Realtors
Carol Gardner, a physical therapist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing, recently became a board-certified clinical specialist in women's...
June 7, 2017 - 11:07am
May 26, 2017
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
The final inmate was apprehended Friday afternoon, May 26, after a transport van carrying nine prisoners was taken over.
News/crime and courts
May 26, 2017 - 11:49am
May 8, 2017
Minn. roundup: Duluth Run honors beloved neighborhood cat; Moorhead police find bullet casings after report of shots fired
DULUTH — A bronze homage to a roving neighborhood cat is the goal of a 5K run to be held May 20 in the cat's memory.
May 8, 2017 - 9:30am
April 4, 2017
Officers play ball to honor the fallen
Law enforcement officers from throughout the state, including Goodhue and Dakota counties, will participate in the annual basketball tournament...
April 4, 2017 - 1:36pm
April 1, 2017
Traill the healthiest county in North Dakota, study shows
HILLSBORO, N.D.—Residents in Traill County are the healthiest people in North Dakota, according to a University of Wisconsin study. The...
April 1, 2017 - 1:45pm
February 15, 2017
Red Wing nudges into first place in $500K contest
In an update posted to the Small Business Revolution's Facebook page, Red Wing has moved into first place in the voting for a $500,000 downtown...
February 15, 2017 - 3:51pm
January 3, 2017
Three teens robbed at gunpoint near Eagan High School
EAGAN, Minn. — Three teenagers were robbed at gunpoint Tuesday morning near Eagan High School, police said. The three juvenile victims told police they were involved in an attempted drug exchange at 9:35 a.m. with three other people in a parking lot at Northview Park, located northwest...
News/crime and courts
January 3, 2017 - 5:17pm
December 29, 2016
Thanks to Christmas rain, Twin Cities has wettest year on record
ST. PAUL — This year is going down as the wettest year on record in Minneapolis-St. Paul, tracing back to when the National Weather Service...
December 29, 2016 - 5:30am
December 15, 2016
Update: Northfield Hospital and clinics, including Farmington, to close early Friday
Due to the approaching winter storm, Northfield Hospital & Clinics will close all its clinics and outpatient services at 3 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. That includes clinics in Northfield, Lonsdale, Lakeville and Farmington, plus the Breast Care Center, Women's Health Center, Orthopedic...
December 15, 2016 - 4:38pm
November 28, 2016
County hopes new nitrate filtration system will clean up water quality downstream
Castle Rock and Eureka townships may see quite a bit of activity along County Road 78 this summer. Besides reconstructing and paving the road from Denmark Avenue between 235th and 240th streets, the county also will be trying a new approach to nitrate filtration.
November 28, 2016 - 10:37am
November 11, 2016
Lebanon Hills closed periodically for controlled deer hunts
Several Dakota County parks will be closed periodically during November and December due to controlled deer hunts. Hunts are scheduled at Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Spring Lake Park Reserve, and Miesville Ravine Park Reserve. To ensure the safety of residents, the parks will be...
November 11, 2016 - 12:30pm
October 26, 2016
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS—A Lakeville family of four missing since Friday was found safe in a car in Minneapolis on Tuesday morning — and the parents were later booked into jail, Lakeville police said. A Minneapolis resident spotted the parents and their two children, ages 4 and 7,...
October 26, 2016 - 10:22am
October 19, 2016
Children's Castle Theater brings 'Billy Elliot' to the stage
Children's Castle Theater will begin their second weekend of performances of "Billy Elliot — The Musical" this Friday, Oct. 21 at the Lakeville...
October 19, 2016 - 2:09pm
October 10, 2016
Farmington man injured in Wisconsin motorcycle accident
A Minnesota man was hospitalized Saturday after the motorcycle he was driving rear-ended a pickup truck in Hager City. Pierce County sheriff's deputies were called at 6:06 p.m. to the crash at Highway 63 and 830th Street in the town of Trenton, where a 1982 Harley-Davidson had struck...
October 10, 2016 - 3:45pm
September 9, 2016
Applications being accepted for Master Water Stewards program
Residents can learn how to protect clean water in lakes and streams in their communities by becoming a Master Water Steward. Applications are being accepted for the Freshwater Society's Master Water Stewards program, which trains residents to protect local waterways from pollution...
September 9, 2016 - 11:39am