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Dakota County takes step toward more mental health awareness
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
Farmington Planning Commission approves draft for dog kennel within city limits
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
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Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Tiger swimmers end regular season with Eagan
Senior Tiger gymnast Lauren Slayton is going back to state
Girls Hockey: Tigers end season with heartbreaking loss
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
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Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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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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February 7, 2018
Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A former special-education teacher for South St. Paul schools was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Dakota County District...
February 7, 2018 - 5:07pm
February 2, 2018
Allwine receives life sentence for killing wife, staging suicide
A Cottage Grove man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife following a failed murder-for-hire plot. A Washington County jury...
February 2, 2018 - 1:56pm
Minn. roundup: Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens; Blaze destroys 3 barns, kills 22 calves
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens ST PAUL—A Missouri man in town to work at Super Bowl Live is accused of offering two VIP tickets to the event in exchange for sex with a pair of teens. Justin Beard, 33, of Branson, Mo., was charged...
February 2, 2018 - 1:49pm
February 1, 2018
Jury convicts Cottage Grove man accused of killing wife
A Cottage Grove man has been convicted of first-degree premeditated murder. Stephen Carl Allwine drugged and shot his wife, Amy Allwine, before...
February 1, 2018 - 11:09am
January 23, 2018
Trial begins for Cottage Grove man accused of murdering his wife
STILLWATER — Washington County prosecutors allege a Cottage Grove man spent months plotting his wife's murder rather than divorce her...
January 23, 2018 - 3:12pm
Minn. roundup: Woman, 19, dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Minn. woman, 19, dies in skiing accident after striking tree WABASHA, Minn.—A 19-year-old Minnesota woman is dead following an accident at a ski resort in southeastern Minnesota Saturday, Jan. 20, according to KTTC-TV. Bethany Becker, of Corcoran, Minn., hit a tree after failing...
January 23, 2018 - 10:34am
January 19, 2018
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis EAST BETHEL, Minn. - A dog walker spotted the remains Thursday, Jan. 18 of an...
January 19, 2018 - 10:03am
January 17, 2018
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate ST. PAUL — Former Republican Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty will not run for the U.S. Senate in November. Pawlenty, who has been courted by numerous donors and influential Republicans to run for the seat formerly held by...
January 17, 2018 - 1:13pm
January 12, 2018
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Farmington police are asking the public for help identifying two suspects in an armed gas station robbery earlier this week. The robbery happened...
January 12, 2018 - 10:57am
January 10, 2018
Minn. roundup: Study: Minn. second best state to raise a family; Brainerd man charged with shooting three cats
Study: Minn. second best state to raise a family ST. PAUL — As far as family friendliness goes, Minnesota is near the top in the nation,...
January 10, 2018 - 10:00am
January 5, 2018
Minn. roundup: Man who attacked, robbed older couple in their home gets almost 20 years
Man who attacked, robbed older couple in their home gets almost 20 years ST. PAUL—He arrived wearing a white hard hat and a bright orange...
January 5, 2018 - 9:23am
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 6, 2017
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
November 22, 2017
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year ST. PAUL—Minnesota firearms hunters registered 161,057 deer through the third weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the third weekend show that the number...
November 22, 2017 - 10:47am