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Fatal crash in Vermillion Township kills 2, injures 5
Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin
Agreement would nullify lawsuit settlement over high school
Leaving them laughing: Farmington grads crack jokes, receive diplomas
RiverTown investigates: The aftermath of surviving sexual assault
crime and courts
Track and field state meet day 2: Peterson takes third in the 1,600
Peterson, Fenske finish second and fourth in 3,200 at state track
Baseball: Tigers are Section 1AAAA runners-up after great playoff run
Baseball: Farmington advances to section finals
Softball: Tigers battle and claw back but fall just short
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
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Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards
Woodbury Plastic Surgery Joins Fairview Physician Associates Network; Remains an Independent Clinic
Asia-Pacific Ethanol Summit visitors stop in Rosemount
Welcome mat out for dogs
Students see what Reality has in store
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19HA-PR-18-388 Bertz Probate of Will
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Herbert Carl Swedin, Jr.
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Sophia Ecklund Panyk
Dr. Alexandra V. Fromme
Tina Folch for House Representative
Chuck Brooks: Time to meet my pop!
Letter to the editor: Farm Bill is a microcosm of politics
Chuck Brooks: Memories, like the heat, rise
Chuck Brooks: The ode to June has a new tune
Editorial: Thank you, today and tomorrow, on behalf of a grateful nation
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June 13, 2018
Library system announces poetry winners
Dakota County Library, in partnership with the Dakota County Library Foundation, announced the results of its annual poetry contest. More than...
June 13, 2018 - 9:56am
May 16, 2018
Hairball to play All Saints Music Festival this Friday
Little Log House Pioneer Village near Hastings is known as a venue for fabulous weddings and for preserving a piece of history — not so much for hosting a rock band concert. Yet this Friday, May 18, they are hosting the third annual All Saints Music Festival, an event the website...
May 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
April 12, 2018
Sports column: Athletes and snow do not mix
The same story plays out nearly every year, yet it never ceases to cause chaos and consternation. Winter sports end, the weather starts to turn for the better just in time for spring sports, but it is only a tease by Mother Nature. She responds with mounds of snow, dropping temperatures...
April 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
April 4, 2018
Gaylord says State of the County is strong
The State of Dakota County is strong, according to Commissioner Kathleen Gaylord, chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. Members...
April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
March 30, 2018
Column: What's all the fuss about a shot clock?
March 30, 2018 - 8:14pm
February 5, 2018
Man found with more than 100 pounds of THC candy-like gummies in Lakeville
Officers found several thousand candy-like "gummies" containing tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) during a traffic stop last week in Lakeville. Austin...
February 5, 2018 - 4:53pm
February 2, 2018
Driver pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of 10-year-old near Lake Mille Lacs
AITKIN, Minn. — A Hastings, Minn., man has pleaded guilty to a felony charge in a case involving a 2016 hit-and-run that caused the death...
February 2, 2018 - 9:48am
February 1, 2018
(lumin)theater lab experiments with theater
Several performances from (lumin)theater lab will take place this month in what they are calling "The Test Tube Series." Aaron Henry, a member...
February 1, 2018 - 8:49pm
January 29, 2018
Commission on Judicial Selection recommends First Judicial District candidates
ST. PAUL — The Commission on Judicial Selection announced today it is recommending three candidates to Gov. Mark Dayton for consideration to fill the current vacancy in Minnesota's First Judicial District. This vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable Michael...
January 29, 2018 - 2:59pm
January 28, 2018
Hastings helps make up Super Bowl's Crew 52
Mindy Leadholm, formerly of Hastings, has been a Vikings fan her whole life. Not even crossing the river into Packer territory could change that....
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 21, 2018
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
Ellsworth Community School District has announced school will be closed Monday, Jan. 22 due to a predicted a snowstorm. The Ellsworth Elementary Open House, scheduled for Monday night, Jan. 22 has been postponed. A new date will be announced. Other area schools who have cancelled...
January 21, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 18, 2018
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
A second Republican is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by DFLer Tina Smith. Bob Anderson, a dental technician from Hastings,...
January 18, 2018 - 9:53am
January 4, 2018
Rosemount farm loses chickens, barn in blaze
Rosemount Fire Department fought a five-hour blaze during frigid temperatures early New Year's Day. The fire destroyed a chicken barn on the...
January 4, 2018 - 3:20pm
January 1, 2018
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
HASTINGS, Minn.—The last remaining industrial building in downtown Hastings could soon be turned into a riverside hotel and banquet facility. A 67-room hotel, 22 apartments, restaurant and retail space are planned for the former H.D. Hudson Manufacturing Co. building. The estimated...
January 1, 2018 - 11:13pm
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