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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
March 10, 2014
Felonies down last year in Farmington, Rosemount
Both Farmington and Rosemount saw declines last year in the number of adults charged with felony-level offenses. Rosemount saw the bigger drop of the two cities. There were 31 individuals charged with 41 offenses in the city in 2013, down from 52 individuals and 72 offenses in 2012....
News/crime and courts
March 10, 2014 - 7:47am
February 13, 2014
Editorial: Keep meetings as open as possible
On Monday night the Farmington City Council and the Farmington School Board both held workshop meetings. Both groups addressed issues that will affect finances and other aspects of the organizations those boards represent. There was an important difference between the meetings, though. ...
February 13, 2014 - 10:40am
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