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Analysis: Farmington property taxes among the highest in Dakota County cities
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
Minnesota roundup: Arrest made in killing of 95-year-old Anoka man; Downtown Mpls. Macy's to close; 4 state news stories
Minnesota expects $1.4 billion budget surplus
Minnesota roundup: Zoo's oldest tiger dies; Man shot by deputy was wearing bulletproof vest; 5 more state news stories
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Boys hockey: Tigers start the season with 7-1 win over Mayo
Girls hockey: Tigers get in the win column vs. Hopkins
Tiger girls basketball team aiming for strong South Suburban finish
Football: Five named to AP all-state teams
Girls hockey: Tigers tackle tough first week
Try these 4 innovative Thanksgiving leftover recipes
Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
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Chase Bank vs Castilleja
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Ramirez
World Savings Bank vs Zimmer
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Cybart
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Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Erling Kindem, 91
Deanna Weniger: Fly birdie, fly, but parting is such sweet sorrow
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
Pat Rupp: Odds are political polling is a bad bet
Kim Ukura: On renovations and refreshing your spaces
Pat Rupp: How Sophi made me a cat person
Real Estate Showcase
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
September 7, 2016
Household Hazardous Waste drop off scheduled for Sept. 10
Dakota County residents can drop off household hazardous waste at the city of Farmington Maintenance Facility, 19650 Municipal Drive, on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Household hazardous waste, household chemicals, and electronics will be accepted for free during the drop...
September 7, 2016 - 8:22am
September 1, 2016
Eastbound Highway 50 closes in Farmington beginning Sept. 6
Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 50 next week while crews continue to make improvements to Highway 3 in Farmington. Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, eastbound Highway 50 will be closed at the intersection of Highway 3. The closure is necessary in order to provide...
September 1, 2016 - 5:37am
‘Worst case’ is training focus for Farmington, Rosemount responders
No one likes to think about what would happen if a tornado struck this area. Fortunately, there are people who specialize in thinking those thoughts. On April 23, first responders from the police, public works and fire departments in Farmington, Rosemount and Lakeville got together...
May 1, 2014 - 1:39pm
April 24, 2014
Dakota County: Crossing will get a new look
Getting from Farmington to Vermillion or Hastings will be a little trickier in the future, thanks to some changes the Minnesota Department of...
April 24, 2014 - 1:47pm
April 20, 2014
Farmington, Rosemount chiefs urge preparedness
When the severe weather sirens go off — twice — on April 24, there may well not even be a cloud in the sky. But Farmington’s and Rosemount’s police chiefs still want residents to think about taking cover. April 21-25 is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Each day has a different...
April 20, 2014 - 7:15am
February 6, 2014
Power line nears completion in Dakota County
Construction of a new powerline project through the southern townships of Dakota County is nearing its completion. The 345 kilovolt transmission...
February 6, 2014 - 12:41pm