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State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
Schmitz-Maki skates toward potential upgrades
Firefighters will get new engine
District expands boundary talks
crime and courts
Athletes commit to playing collegiate athletics
FHS hosts first-ever boys volleyball matches
Finally outside: Farmington hosts first outdoor track meet for boys teams
Area has successful trout fishing season opener
Farmington softball will get everyone’s best after last season’s championship
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
Two Fairview Woodbury Physicians Named 2018 Rising Stars
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
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EMPIRE TOWNSHIP: 4/17/18 Public Hearing re: Comprehensive Plan Update
Elaine Thompson Larson
Michael W. Rother
Gene F. McDermott
Tina Folch for House Representative
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
McNamara Fought For Local
We Need Denny McNamara in the State Senate
Letter: Reduce your meat consumption, help the earth
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
Sports column: Athletes and snow do not mix
Letters: Tax time proves better this year; Lewis should join in overturning FCC ruling
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March 22, 2018
Backstrom seeks re-election for County Attorney's office
Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced he will seek re-election. Backstrom was appointed in September 1987 by the Dakota County Board and been elected seven times since 1990.
March 22, 2018 - 2:45pm
March 21, 2018
Students stand against violence
Students stood in silence and solidarity for 17 minutes. Roughly a hundred local students joined thousands from across the country in the National...
March 21, 2018 - 3:01pm
March 20, 2018
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
ST. PAUL—A fix for the troubled Minnesota License and Registration System that has frustrated thousands of vehicle owners may be close....
March 20, 2018 - 12:09am
March 19, 2018
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
ST. PAUL -- Twin Cities high school students calling for gun control shut down a Minnesota Senate committee hearing Monday, March 19. The group,...
March 19, 2018 - 4:49pm
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty took a major step forward to run for his old job on Monday, March 19, in announcing he filed...
March 19, 2018 - 2:46pm
March 16, 2018
Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
FARMINGTON — Retired police officer Ted Dau thinks school resource officers are an important piece in the puzzle in keeping youth safe...
March 16, 2018 - 7:06pm
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton suggests some tax cuts and some increases, lots more spending for some programs, a little more for...
March 16, 2018 - 4:16pm
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
ST. PAUL — Gary Haugen has lost his attempt to overturn a decades-old decision that forces him to install vegetative buffers. The lawsuit,...
March 16, 2018 - 2:05pm
March 15, 2018
17 minutes, 17 lives: Local students protest against gun violence on school grounds
Farmington and Rosemount students were allowed to exercise First Amendment freedoms on school grounds to take part in a peaceful protest Wednesday...
March 15, 2018 - 5:04pm
Minn. lawmaker proposes 'slowpoke bill,' which would increase punishment for slow drivers in left lane
Why won’t this slowpoke get over? For motorists who’ve asked this question while driving Minnesota’s interstates, state Sen. John Jasinski...
March 15, 2018 - 4:57pm
MNLARS talks to go over weekend
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota vehicle registration, title and licensing computer system will remain in limbo at least through the weekend. An...
March 15, 2018 - 12:28pm
March 14, 2018
WATCH: Gov. Dayton delivers his final State of State to Minnesota lawmakers
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton delivers his final State of the State address Wednesday, March 14, to a joint session of the Minnesota...
March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Updated: Farmington students stand against violence
Farmington High Schoool students walked out of class Wednesday, March 14, as part of a nationwide protest against gun violence in schools. The...
March 14, 2018 - 11:27am
March 13, 2018
Minnesota politicians join to fight elder abuse
ST. PAUL—Democrats and Republicans are getting together to bolster Minnesota's response to serious lapses in care delivered to senior citizens....
March 13, 2018 - 3:39pm
BBB: Scam uses 'ported' phone numbers to steal money, identities
The Better Business Bureau warns a scam cropping up across the country uses stolen cell phone numbers to steal users' money and identity. This...
March 13, 2018 - 11:25am