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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
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November 16, 2016
Twitter adds new ways to block, report abusive and racist trolls
LOS ANGELES—Twitter is finally taking more aggressive steps to address one of its biggest pain points—introducing new tools to curb...
November 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
November 4, 2016
Twitter begins removing voter suppression memes
LOS ANGELES—Twitter has started to remove fake campaign ads that are meant to discourage supporters of Hillary Clinton from voting by removing...
November 4, 2016 - 1:00pm
November 1, 2016
CenturyLink to acquire Level 3 for $25 Billion
LOS ANGELES — Telecommunications company CenturyLink Inc said it would buy Level 3 Communications Inc in a cash-and-stock deal with an equity value of about $24 billion to expand its fiber optic network and high-speed data services for business clients. The combination will...
November 1, 2016 - 1:00pm
October 18, 2016
Why parents are stressed out by their own smartphones
Parents searching for elusive work-life balance may see smartphones and tablets as a way to escape the office in time to be home for dinner each...
October 18, 2016 - 5:10am
October 24, 2015
Nathan Hansen column: Robots are mapping our doom
I think we all realize now that our days are numbered as the dominant form of life on the planet. The robots are coming for us, and I know when their titanium death squads finally flood the streets they’re not going to have any problem finding me. I assume, obviously, that I am...
October 24, 2015 - 6:14am
August 31, 2015
County's electronic-crimes unit is coming on strong
In 2013, Roger Holland told police he found his pregnant wife, Margorie, dead at the foot of the stars of their Apple Valley home. Right away,...
News/crime and courts
August 31, 2015 - 6:14am
August 27, 2015
New grant will fund literacy programs at North Trail
A $42,233 grant from the Minnesota Department of Education will help North Trail Elementary School expand literacy programs for English-language learners and other students this year. North Trail media specialist Josh Jackson and a group of teachers applied for the grant after Jackson...
August 27, 2015 - 6:23am
July 23, 2015
Library explores new technology
For all the technology involved in a 3D printer, Barb Svoboda sees something distinctly old-fashioned about the devices. The printers, which...
July 23, 2015 - 9:21am
June 25, 2015
Survey says school bonds, levy may lack support
The results of a resident survey have the Farmington School Board rethinking the bond and levy requests it was considering bringing to residents in November. In May, the district put together a three-question package that would have raised about $92 million over the next 10 years....
June 25, 2015 - 9:18am
May 28, 2015
School board renews lease for iPads in classrooms
The Farmington School Board officially confirmed its commitment to iPads in the classroom Tuesday night, approving a new lease with Apple for another four years of the tablet computers. With interest, the new deal will cost the district $3,574,507 for 7,850 iPad Air 2s and iPad Mini...
May 28, 2015 - 9:17am