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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
crime and courts
Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
arts and entertainment
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
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December 24, 2017
Rosemount residents replace destroyed Little Free Library
Joe Skalicky always wanted to build a Little Free Library, a tiny structure that invites passersby to take a free book or leave one for others...
December 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
December 21, 2017
Dakota County to join lawsuit against opioid manufacturers
Dakota County will join several Minnesota counties in taking action against pharmaceutical companies and distributors in the sale and manufacture...
December 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
Minn. fire deaths up 30 percent this year
ST. PAUL -- Fire deaths have increased 30 percent in Minnesota so far this year to 56, and officials are worried about the historically dangerous...
December 21, 2017 - 9:19am
December 20, 2017
Remains of Minnesota sailor, killed at Pearl Harbor, to be laid to rest
The remains of a Minnesota sailor are being returned home 76 years after he was killed in action during World War II. U.S. Navy 2nd Class Radioman...
December 20, 2017 - 7:49am
December 19, 2017
Minn. health chief abruptly resigns amid reports that nursing home complaints not investigated
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's health commissioner resigned Tuesday, Dec. 19, as his department has been under fire for failing to investigate cases...
December 19, 2017 - 2:20pm
2 life sentences for Minn. man who murdered woman, unborn child
HASTINGS, Minn. — A Dakota County jury convicted a 24-year-old Brooklyn Park man Monday, Dec. 18, in the January deaths of an Eagan woman...
December 19, 2017 - 11:14am
December 18, 2017
$200,000 check dropped in Twin Cities red kettle
ST. PAUL -- Salvation Army was 10 percent behind last year’s fundraising numbers with only eight days of bell-ringing to go. On Saturday, a...
December 18, 2017 - 6:24pm
December 13, 2017
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
ST. PAUL — Mrs. Smith is going to Washington. Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith will replace U.S. Sen. Al Franken once he resigns after eight sexual...
December 13, 2017 - 4:53pm
December 11, 2017
Two Minnesota lawmakers propose House harassment plan
ST. PAUL — Two Minnesota lawmakers — a Republican woman and a Democratic man — have a plan to revamp the way the state House deals with sexual harassment allegations. The plan, announced Monday, Dec. 11, would speed up the process for allegations to be addressed...
December 11, 2017 - 8:12pm
December 8, 2017
Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire ST. PAUL—A 69-year-old woman who was a mother and grandmother died early Thursday after a fire in...
December 8, 2017 - 10:16am
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
ST. PAUL — A regular Saturday morning turned into a nightmare for a St. Paul woman as she took her garbage out and found herself being...
December 8, 2017 - 9:59am
December 7, 2017
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
The announcement will be carried on all Forum Communication websites. U.S. Sen. Al Franken will address the Senate at 10:45 a.m. Central...
December 7, 2017 - 10:35am
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
Minn. roundup: Text-to-911 service added statewide; Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings
Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton had a bit of good health news to share and he used...
December 6, 2017 - 9:33am
December 5, 2017
Minn. researchers say student athletes need better education on energy drinks
ALEXANDRIA, Minn.—A pair of central Minnesota sports medicine researchers aren't afraid of controversy in tackling popular energy drinks....
December 5, 2017 - 8:37pm