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Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Egg hunt focus of FBA's Easter event
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: MERS/Wells Fargo v. Coffey; 17-105811
FORECLOSURE: JPMorgan v. Engstrom; 17-105890
PUBLIC HEARING empire
PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
World Savings Bank vs English
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Real Estate Showcase
March 21, 2017
CCT adds additional performance of "Disney's The Little Mermaid"
Children's Castle Theater of Lakeville has scheduled an additional performance of "Disney's The Little Mermaid" for 7 p.m. Saturday, March 25...
March 21, 2017 - 5:30am
March 11, 2017
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
Letters to the editor...
March 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 3, 2017
DCR Charitable Foundation awards scholarships to local students
Farmington High School student Victoria Almquist and Rosemount High School student Kaitlyn Stock have been awarded $500 scholarships from the Dakota County Regional Charitable Foundation. They are among five female students who will be presented with the awards at the Dakota County...
March 3, 2017 - 9:30am
February 27, 2017
'The Little Mermaid' stage production packs in 23 songs
How did Ursula become so evil? What if Prince Eric had a singing part? Why can't there be more dancing? If you've ever asked yourself those questions...
February 27, 2017 - 5:30am
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