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School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
crime and courts
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Gebremichael
PUBLIC NOTICE city farm
Wells Fargo Bank vs Rodine
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Jorgenson
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
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October 11, 2016
Voters say early voting is convenient, if anticlimactic
Dave Kubes, 42, came into Farmington's city hall last week to pay his utility bill. While he was there, the staff invited him to vote. "My vote...
October 11, 2016 - 4:29pm
October 7, 2016
Learning Buddies brings seniors back to the classroom at area elementary schools
When third-graders at North Trail Elementary School return to school each fall, they're joined in the classroom by 83-year-old Farmington resident...
October 7, 2016 - 1:53pm
September 28, 2016
Frontier's Vantage TV open for business next month
Farmington and Rosemount, along with Lakeville, Burnsville and Apple Valley, have completed their portion of the legal process to invite Frontier Communication to sell cable subscriptions in the five-city area. Frontier says with those approvals behind them, residents should start...
September 28, 2016 - 1:02pm
September 26, 2016
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
With a wrecking ball painted maroon and gold, the University of Minnesota began demolition today on the five smoke stacks visible from County...
September 26, 2016 - 5:32pm
September 23, 2016
Early and absentee voting for General Election begins in Minnesota on Sept. 23
Early voting for Minnesota's Nov. 8 general election begins on Friday, Sept. 23 across the state, and Minnesota voters can take advantage of several ways to vote early. Minnesota voters can vote before Election Day without providing a reason. Residents can either cast their votes...
September 23, 2016 - 10:52am
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums, including two next week that will include candidates representing residents of the Farmington and Rosemount areas. Candidates from Minnesota legislative Districts 57 and 58 will participate in...
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 2, 2016
Angie Craig vows to protect Social Security during visits in 2nd District
"How many think you're paying too much for prescription drugs?" Angie Craig, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District...
September 2, 2016 - 1:17pm
April 27, 2016
Baseball: Tiger bats come alive
As it turns out, all it took to spark the Farmington baseball team’s offense was facing a team with a 1.24 earned-run average. That’s the...
April 27, 2016 - 2:12pm
May 8, 2015
Police offer tips to protect summer fun
Area police departments including Rosemount, Farmington and Apple Valley, joined forces to make a video offering summer safety tips. The 28-minute video, the latest edition of Valley Beat, gives local residents tips on how to stay safe from accidents and crime during the summer. The...
News/crime and courts
May 8, 2015 - 2:51pm
October 23, 2014
Q and A with US House District 2 candidates
Nov. 4 is right around the corner, and voters have some choices to make. To help voters make an informed decision, we asked the candidates some questions and gave them a total of 800 words to answer, distributed however they chose. This week we will run responses from...
October 23, 2014 - 3:02pm
October 11, 2014
Rosemount man charged after driving, abandoning stolen car
A 21-year-old Rosemount man has been charged with stealing a car from an Empire Township home and abandoning it, still running, at a Farmington gas station. Farmington police arrested Doran Eugene Ritzman Sept. 22 on First Street, less than 24 hours after he allegedly stole the car...
News/crime and courts
October 11, 2014 - 7:31am
October 2, 2014
Farmington, Rosemount team up for fire training
Farmington and Rosemount firefighters participated in a joint controlled burn over the weekend Michelle Leonard Staff writer Farmington and...
October 2, 2014 - 11:38am
Major band competition coming to FHS
It’s a series of circumstances that brings the statewide Youth In Music Band Championships to Farmington High School’s Tiger Stadium. But...
Life/arts and entertainment
October 2, 2014 - 11:31am
August 7, 2014
Foreclosure numbers are down in Farmington, Rosemount
The number of foreclosures in Farmington and Rosemount by mid-year has dropped by more than 50 percent since 2012, and that’s good news to the folks at Dakota County Community Development Agency. The CDA recently released its 2014 mid-year summary and comparison for notices of...
August 7, 2014 - 1:47pm
May 8, 2014
Postal food drive returns Saturday in Farmington
Mail carriers spend most of their time delivering, but as they make their rounds Saturday they hope to do more than a little picking up. Carriers...
May 8, 2014 - 11:12am