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April 23, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Warren Limmer of Maple Grove says on Monday, April 23, 2018, his legislation would make sure that dangerous sex offenders and mentally ill people are not released too soon. Don Davis / Forum News Service
State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
April 23, 2018 - 2:44pm
April 21, 2018
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
April 21, 2018 - 7:49am
Schmitz-Maki skates toward potential upgrades
April 21, 2018 - 6:00am
April 20, 2018
Firefighters will get new engine
April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 17, 2018
Recycle boat wrap until May 31
April 17, 2018 - 10:17am
April 13, 2018
Farmington City Hall. File photo
10 years, 10 percent? Mayor, council salaries sit at 2009 rates
April 13, 2018 - 7:49am
April 12, 2018
News briefs: Residents invited to State of the City address; annual Victorian Tea luncheon; plus more
April 12, 2018 - 11:42am
April 6, 2018
Rosemount City Hall. File photo
E-polling touted to expedite voting
April 6, 2018 - 7:34pm
The gift of the name in friendship: Flagstaff idea comes from adopted Texas city
April 6, 2018 - 12:00pm
April 4, 2018
Kathleen Gaylord, chair of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, gave the State of the County Address April 4 at Southview Country Club in West St. Paul. Michelle Wirth / RiverTown Multimedia
Gaylord says State of the County is strong
April 4, 2018 - 2:00pm
April 3, 2018
Sheets appointed to Workforce Development Board
April 3, 2018 - 12:40pm
March 31, 2018
The Farmington City Council is considering updated artwork, a new color palette and different tagline for the city logo. A workshop is planned April 9.
Farmington Council agrees to refresh city logo
March 31, 2018 - 7:49am
March 29, 2018
Minnesota state Sen. Mark Johnson of East Grand Forks on Thursday night, March 29, tells a Senate committee about legislation that would force some people who receive goverment-funded medical care to get jobs. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Deep divisions surface in Minnesota Senate over Medicaid work requirement
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
March 28, 2018
Bonnie Murphy, with 9-month-old daughter Charlotte, enjoy the Minnesota Capitol Wednesday, March 28, 2018. They traveled from Mankato to St. Paul to rally in favor of improved relations with state child care regulators. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care workers say state inspectors too finicky
March 28, 2018 - 6:54pm
Gov. Mark Dayton watches Danna MacKenzie on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, discuss broadband needs in rural Minnesota. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Dayton pushes for more broadband expansion money
March 28, 2018 - 1:17pm