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FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
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
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
Letter: Jake Cordes is looking for opportunities to work together
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
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January 30, 2014
Schools cope with lost days
When he was superintendent in the rural Sleepy Eye School District, there was one winter Jay Haugen canceled classes for all or part of 24 days....
January 30, 2014 - 1:24pm
August 8, 2013
Bull injures visitors to the Dakota County Fair
A runaway bull caused injuries to several visitors to the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. (Editor's note: The video above has some minor swearing. It's nothing loud or particularly offensive, but we thought you should know.) The bull, named Red 43, escaped from his pen,...
August 8, 2013 - 1:03am
July 23, 2013
Farmington, Rosemount police ready for neighborhood gatherings
No matter what you call it - National Night Out or Night to Unite - Tuesday, Aug. 6 promises to have plenty of block parties in Farmington and Rosemount. That's the night Farmington holds its annual National Night Out event, and Rosemount holds the annual Night to Unite. The programs...
July 23, 2013 - 2:38pm
June 8, 2013
Farmington teacher Randall Ferguson will perform at Rosemount United Methodist Church
Randall Ferguson has a guitar that dates back to 1785. He likes to wonder who else played on it and who they might have played it for. "It's neat to neat to think about it," said Ferguson. Ferguson will share his fascination as part of a performance at 7 p.m. June 12 at Rosemount...
June 8, 2013 - 7:56am
April 3, 2013
Softball: Tigers, Irish square off under the dome
The Farmington and Rosemount softball teams escaped the cold spring weather by moving into the Irish Dome for a scrimmage last Wednesday morning. No...
April 3, 2013 - 1:41pm
March 28, 2013
Training builds relationships among Dakota County agencies
Sooner or later, everyone needs a little help. That's true even for some of the people you call for help in times of emergency. With that in...
March 28, 2013 - 12:36pm
March 21, 2013
Editorial: Good news in State of the City
It's State of the City season in Farmington and Rosemount. Rosemount mayor Bill Droste was scheduled to give his annual address Wednesday morning, right about the time this issue was going to print. Farmington Mayor Todd Larson will give his next Wednesday. There isn't usually a...
March 21, 2013 - 10:12am
March 16, 2013
A new city, new challenges ahead
I've been in Farmington for a long time already. A really long time. Come June, I'll have been covering the Farmington community for no less than 19 years. When I started, I was hired by the Lakeville Life & Times, which had a section dedicated to Farmington. Eventually the L &...
March 16, 2013 - 7:32am
Eureka organic-farming pioneer will speak at Robert Trail Library
For nearly 30 years, just up Highway 3 from Rosemount, Atina and Martin Diffley sold vegetables from their roadside stand in Eagan. Many of their...
March 16, 2013 - 7:24am
March 14, 2013
Farmington, Rosemount police are developing sophisticated crime scene teams
They might not have all the impressive gadgets, computer programs or immediate matches you might see on the popular television series CSI or...
crime and courts/News
March 14, 2013 - 1:28pm
March 4, 2013
Four injured in Friday night roundabout crash
A 50-year-old Rosemount woman faces felony charges of criminal vehicular operation after a Friday night accident in which she lost control in a roundabout at Highway 3 and 190th Street and hit another car head on. The woman, Elizabeth Dawn Nelson, was seriously hurt in the accident....
March 4, 2013 - 9:26am
November 1, 2012
Empey faces four charges in diesel spill
A Castle Rock man will appear in Dakota County court this month to face charges stemming from a diesel spill in the Vermillion River. Cole Empey faces four different charges for operating an illegal scrap yard at the corner of Fourth and Willow Streets, and for the diesel spill that...
crime and courts/News
November 1, 2012 - 11:13am
October 31, 2012
Farmington man pleads guilty to criminal sexual conduct
Adam Berg, who was charged in February with exposing himself and showing pornographic pictures to several children in the city, pleaded guilty...
crime and courts/News
October 31, 2012 - 2:29pm
January 22, 2012
Snow, ice could make Monday commute difficult
A little extra caution might be warranted on the Monday morning commute. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a wintry...
January 22, 2012 - 11:54pm
January 13, 2012
Fifth grade career fair gives students a chance to explore their options
Not every kid can grow up to be a professional athlete. Unfortunatley, that seems to be the career choice of most fifth grade boys in Farmington's...
January 13, 2012 - 11:37am