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Farmington City Council and Farmington School Board listened at the annual joint session along with local and state leaders who provided updates. Dakota County Commissioner Mike Slavik (right) and Met Council member Wendy Wulff (center) spoke on projects and work ahead. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Farmington City Council, school board host joint meeting with county and state leaders
8 hours 38 min ago
July 16, 2019
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., is seen during an even on Capitol Hill in January. Washington Post photo by Salwan Georges.
How Minnesota politicians respond to Trump’s tweets against Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen
July 16, 2019 - 10:13am
Farmington Planning Commission approved a site plan for a new Just for Kix dance studio to be built within Vermillion River Crossings commercial development along Highway 3 in Farmington. The building will house two other retailers including Taco Bell. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Farmington Planning Commission approves site plan for Just for Kix
July 16, 2019 - 5:00am
July 10, 2019
Farmington Fire Deputy Chief Matthew Price is the first deputy fire chief hired by the city. He will be responsible for incident command, fire alarms and sprinkler plan review. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
New leadership position: Farmington Fire Department hires deputy fire chief
July 10, 2019 - 10:05am
July 9, 2019
Heritage Preservation Commission may be resurrected, has remained unfunded for two years
July 9, 2019 - 9:43am
June 28, 2019
Rosemount Port Authority debates value of low performing Retail Strategies
June 28, 2019 - 5:00am
June 24, 2019
Vermillion Street in Hastings. Photo by Kelsey Roy / RiverTown Multimedia
County hopes federal grant will spur development
June 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
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Farmington police chief gives annual report
June 24, 2019 - 9:17am
June 19, 2019
Farmington City Council reviews solid waste operations, options
June 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
June 17, 2019
This emaciated deer in Iowa County, Wis., was later confirmed to have chronic wasting disease. Minnesota lawmakers approved additional funding to combat the disease, which is always fatal to deer, elk and moose.  (File photo/ Wisconsin DNR)
A field test for fatal deer disease? Minnesota scientists say it's just months away
June 17, 2019 - 4:09pm
June 14, 2019
The first phase of Fairhills Estate is breaking ground in Farmington near the roundabout of 195th Street and Highway 3 with plans to build 97 single-family homes. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
First phase of Fairhills Estate approved in Farmington
June 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
June 12, 2019
Farmington Post Office to relocate, consolidate
June 12, 2019 - 6:00am
June 10, 2019
Gov. Tim Walz signed into law his first budget bill surrounded by preschool students at Bruce Vento Elementary School on Thursday, May 30, 2019. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz offers 'down payment' on making Minnesota the 'education state'
June 10, 2019 - 4:19pm
June 8, 2019
The Farmington Highway 3 Corridor project includes a site called Larch Street, a commercial property for sale. The plan calls for removal of two buildings with the closed car wash to allow for a new building that will be similar in size and scale to the veterinary clinic next door. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Farmington Council approves Highway 3 Corridor Plan
June 8, 2019 - 5:00am
June 7, 2019
Rosemount City Council discussed a potential downtown redevelopment project for Rosemount Mall that could add a four-story, residential building. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
TIF could spark downtown redevelopment in Rosemount
June 7, 2019 - 5:00am