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The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
Improvements coming for 8 school buildings
'He was to the point of giving up.' Behind the numbers, trends emerge in MN ice fatalities
Dayton, legislative leaders: We get along just fine, thanks
Path is clear to Lt. Gov. Fischbach's Senate seating, but lawmakers say a challenge could be coming
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Farmington Tigers fall in section 1AA finals
Farmington wrestling goes 2-3 in February
Semifinal shutout: FHS girls’ hockey blanks Lakeville North to advance to finals
Mental sports performance coach trains Farmington athletes
Farmington boys' hockey drops pair of home South Suburban contests
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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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
Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
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November 8, 2017
Ravenna Township incident ends in arrest, felony charge
A Hastings man faces a felony charge of terroristic threats following a SWAT response in Ravenna Township. Dakota County sheriff deputies took...
November 8, 2017 - 7:30pm
October 17, 2017
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
ARDEN HILLS, Minn. — A data breach at an Arden Hills-based financial services company serving Catholic Church members in the upper Midwest has affected nearly 130,000 current and former members. The unidentified hacker accessed the first and last names, mailing addresses, dates...
October 17, 2017 - 10:16am
October 3, 2017
Judge cracks down on first ex-boyfriend sentenced for 'revenge porn' in Minnesota
ST. PAUL — Michael Weigel's former partner woke up last December to a stunning email from her ex. "You will never live in peace. You will...
October 3, 2017 - 11:08pm
September 20, 2017
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Metropolitan areas in Minnesota and Wisconsin have seen significant declines in the number of impaired driving offenses, but the rate of drunken...
September 20, 2017 - 11:07am
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Bart Bartos knew he needed to stop drinking. The River Falls-area man had already been convicted 10 times of impaired driving and was beginning...
September 20, 2017 - 11:06am
September 18, 2017
Three men accused of violent Rosemount robbery
Three Dakota County men face a felony assault charge and a first-degree robbery charges following an alleged attack in the restroom of a Rosemount...
September 18, 2017 - 7:29pm
September 4, 2017
Police: Woman shot, suspect arrested after standoff in Farmington
A woman was shot repeatedly and a suspect was arrested after a standoff with authorities late Sunday in Farmington, police said.
September 4, 2017 - 11:52am
August 25, 2017
Police seeking two men following string of hotel robberies
A rash of armed hotel robberies across the region has authorities asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects. Police have noted...
August 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
A St. Paul skydiving instructor had anything but a soft landing last month after allegedly attempting to parachute from atop a St. Croix County...
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 10, 2017
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
Not everyone stopped for a crime at the nation's largest retailer enters the criminal justice system. First-time nonviolent shoplifters at Walmart...
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 3, 2017
While doing yard work, unsuspecting firefighter encounters a wanted murder suspect
LAKE ELMO, Minn. — Thomas Hilpisch wasn't scheduled to work as a St. Paul firefighter on Saturday morning, so he was doing yard work at...
August 3, 2017 - 9:02am
August 2, 2017
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers have completed a unique study of sex trafficking in Minnesota that could set the stage to develop the country’s...
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
July 27, 2017
Fines to increase in Minn. for failing to stop for school buses
ST. PAUL -- Fines will increase Aug. 1 in Minnesota for drivers who fail to stop for a school bus with activated lights and the crossing arm...
July 27, 2017 - 10:42am
July 19, 2017
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
ST. PAUL — A 16-year-old boy missing from St. Paul for more than 40 years has been identified as a victim of serial killer John Wayne...
July 19, 2017 - 11:41am
July 17, 2017
No arrests made yet as 30,000 to 40,000 domesticated mink set free from Minnesota farm
EDEN VALLEY, Minn.—Anywhere from 30,000 to 40,000 mink are on the loose in Stearns County in central Minnesota after burglars entered a...
July 17, 2017 - 2:49pm