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City starts process to fill council vacancy
New cameras effective in deterring vandalism
Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
District considers Principal Dan Miller for new director position
FHS bands perform winter concerts, Jubilee
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
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
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Richard D. Martin, 67
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Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
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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
July 14, 2010
Babe Ruth baseball: Combines just miss state berth
A three-run lead with three outs to go in what coach Shane Ferrozzo called "by far the best game we played all year" was all that separated Farmington's Babe Ruth League baseball team from a trip to the state tournament. Unfortunately, Apple Valley had the last at-bat in a back-and-forth...
July 14, 2010 - 12:51pm
June 30, 2010
Tiger track athletes Hussung, Retterath still competing
Two members of the Farmington track and field team have continued competing since the school season came to an end last month. Sophomore Chad Retterath qualified for the upcoming Region 8 Meet in Indianola, Iowa, with high finishes in both the 1,500-meter run and 400-meter run at...
June 30, 2010 - 1:27pm
15AAA second at own tourney
Since losing eight straight games to start the season, the Farmington 15AAA baseball team has come on strong. The Tigers have won 11 of their past 18 games and qualified for the MBT State Tournament thanks to their showing at the Eagan Tournament in late June. The team continued...
June 30, 2010 - 1:25pm
February 9, 2010
Losing weight, doing good
If a rapidly tightening waistband isn't enough motivation to lose a few pounds, maybe the opportunity to do some good will be. America's Fitness Center plans to use the next six weeks to whip several of its members into shape and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota,...
February 9, 2010 - 1:00pm