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Kim Westra asked Rep. Angie Craig about her plans to improve election security. Jackie Renzetti / Rivertown Multimedia
Mueller report, health care underscore Angie Craig town hall
2 hours 27 min ago
Cheese curd fans will get to experience a new flavor this year, announced as jalapeno bacon at a Cheese Curd Festival Kickoff meeting April 25. The smokey, savory flavor was a crowd-pleaser at the meeting's tasting. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Cheese Curd Festival comin' in hot this year: New curd flavor released, improvements to festival
2 hours 51 min ago
Farmington City Administrator David McKnight shared council priorities, how the city was recently upgraded to a AA-plus credit rating, and how the city will review solid waste delivery options during the annual Farmington State of the City address Monday, April 22. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Farmington leaders speak on progress during State of the City address
5 hours 38 min ago
State graduation rates hit all-time high; here's how local schools performed
7 hours 38 min ago
The trails are well marked with colors so hikers can choose the distance and direction they hike.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
101 Things To Do: Kinnickinnic State Park in River Falls
8 hours 8 min ago
April 24, 2019
The Dakota County Government Center. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Dakota County Board: Grant plan discussed, road project pushed back
23 hours 38 min ago
Editorial: Hands-free is just the start
April 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Jennifer Gabbard is the new human resources director for the City of Farmington. She brings leadership skills after working for the cities of Shakopee and Minneapolis. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
City of Farmington hires new human resources director
April 24, 2019 - 9:58am
April 23, 2019
Neal Broten
Former NHL star Neal Broten released from jail after Sunday arrest
April 23, 2019 - 1:45pm
Merchants Bank to acquire historic Northfield bank
April 23, 2019 - 11:34am
The Twin Cities-based Rolling Stones tribute band Tumblin’ Dice will perform Friday, April 26, at The Steeple Center in Rosemount. Submitted photo
Rolling Stones tribute band to perform in Rosemount
April 23, 2019 - 6:00am
Special education students at Boeckman Middle School are exploring their own personal imaginations and feelings to build social skills with dance, visual arts, poetry and art mediums taught by Upstream Arts. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Upstream Arts uplifts special needs students at Boeckman Middle School
April 23, 2019 - 5:00am
April 22, 2019
Angie Jorgensen has been teaching 14 years and works with fourth grade students at Pinecrest Elementary in Hastings, Minn. She said veteran teachers helped her achieve National Board Certification. Photo courtesy of Angie Jorgensen
National certification recognizes accomplished teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Gov. Tim Walz appointed Mary Cathryn Ricker as Minnesota commissioner of education in January. Ricker is a former English teacher, president of the St. Paul Federation of Teachers, and executive vice president of the American Federation of Teachers.  Photo courtesy of the Walz administration
Minnesota commissioner supports national certification for teachers
April 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
April 21, 2019
Letter: Celebration of music
April 21, 2019 - 5:00am