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Fidget spinners, hoverboards top summer safety warning list
Minn. DNR fee increases take effect July 1
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
crime and courts
Forty-seven finish Grandma's Marathon
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
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
NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION: Summit Title
City of Farmington: PHN Fairhill Estate
Wells Fargo Bank vs David Herbison
Frannklin American Mort. Co. vs Celina Baars
Wells Fargo Bnk vs Matthew Hanson 14-097987
Alan D. Bahr, 72
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
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
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