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Minnesota students lobby lawmakers on smoking laws
Christian Life gala to raise scholarship funds
Eureka Township man convicted of three felonies in hit and run death
Relay For Life organizers gearing up for July 21 event
Eagle Scout project will help students in South Africa
crime and courts
DNR staff highlight need for license fee increase
Girls hockey: Tigers give top-ranked Edina a scare at state
Boys hockey: Reeling Tigers earn No. 3 seed in 1AA
Girls basketball: Tigers avenge earlier loss to Burnsville
Gymnastics: Davenport, Slayton shine at sections
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
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ABN AMRO Mortgage Group vs Buss
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WELLS FARGO VS ANDREA AND STEVEN MILLER MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE POSTPONEMENT
WELLS FARGO BANK VS LUKE CAMPBELL MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
WELLS FARGO BANK VS SHARON ABROMOWICZ MORTGAGE FORE
Beau W. Doyle
Robert A. Korthauer, 90
Margaret A. Raub, 92
Gene Barthel, 69
Joe Atkins: Listening, lemurs, and Lebanon Hills
Senior Moments: Farmington girls' hockey, a home-grown tradition of success
Deanna Weniger: Virtual reality dinosaurs and spiders mess with your mind
Sen. Matt Little: First impressions and getting to work at the Capitol
Letter: Sen. Matt Little’s bill would weaken local government control
Real Estate Showcase
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
Spring Expo inspires gardeners to get growing
With the recent warm weather, and seed packet stands already popping up in stores, gardeners likely are itching for planting season to start....
February 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 16, 2017
Opportunities for seniors abound through local education programs
This spring, seniors in Farmington and Rosemount will have several opportunities to educate themselves on topics of special interest to aging adults. Both cities are promoting programs that will allow seniors to meet their neighbors and improve themselves in the process. TRIAD Lunch...
February 16, 2017 - 4:12pm
February 14, 2017
Closing statements in Hartley trial delayed until Feb. 21
Closing remarks for the jury trial of Matthew Hartley have been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 21, due to a medical emergency that hospitalized the defense attorney. "We continue to be in a holding pattern," Judge Christian Wilton told jurors Feb. 13, at the Scott County courthouse....
News/crime and courts
February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
County Road 42 set for day-long closure near Highway 3
County Road 42 will be closed Sunday, Feb. 19, near the intersection with Highway 3. Work on the railroad crossing just east of the intersection will lead to a closure on either side of the track. The closing will be in effect from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19. A detour will...
February 14, 2017 - 12:27pm
February 10, 2017
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC thanks to local donations
Dakota County Technical College student Nelson Newbill Jr. has been an active user of the campus' Military and Veterans Service Center since...
February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 3, 2017
Local middle schoolers compete at Future City Minnesota regionals
Teams from Farmington and Rosemount competed successfully at the Future City Minnesota regional competition Jan. 21, at Dunwoody College of Technology...
February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 31, 2017
Independent Town Pages staff honored for reporting in Better Newspaper Contest
Staff at the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages were recognized for their reporting and photography skills as part of the Minnesota...
January 31, 2017 - 5:30am
January 26, 2017
Dakota County youth looking for mentoring matches
When Lauren Lupkowski moved back to Farmington after college, she wanted to find a way to connect back with her community. After seeing a notice...
January 26, 2017 - 5:30am
January 24, 2017
Farmington and Rosemount ranked in top-ten safest cities in Minnesota
Farmington just barely beat Rosemount in being rated one of the safest cities in Minnesota in 2016, according to online consumer research site ValuePenguin. Farmington came in eighth and Rosemount was ninth. "So I beat Rosemount?" joked Farmington's Police Chief Brian Lindquist. "That's...
January 24, 2017 - 12:59pm
January 5, 2017
The Year in Review: Our favorite and most memorable stories
The last 12 months represented a year of change to the staff at the Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages. But amidst those shifts, we...
January 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
January 4, 2017
Slavik elected chair of Dakota County Commissioners, Atkins sworn in
Commissioner Mike Slavik, who represents District 1 of Dakota County, was selected to serve as the chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners,...
January 4, 2017 - 5:30am
January 3, 2017
First of three solar gardens in Empire Township now powered up
The Metropolitan Council has announced that the community solar garden at the Empire Township wastewater treatment plant is officially open....
January 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
December 29, 2016
Local snowmobile clubs make public plea for new members
Talk to any snowmobile club member around here and you're sure to get an earful about a very touchy subject: dwindling membership. "I'm 73 and...
December 29, 2016 - 1:30pm
December 14, 2016
Early morning fire destroys commercial shed in Coates
An early morning fire that broke out in a large commercial shed in Coates on Wednesday caused no injuries but was a total loss for Rosemount...
December 14, 2016 - 12:29pm