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One dead in Highway 50 crash near New Trier, alcohol involved: State Patrol report
County Road 42 to undergo reconstruction
Highway 316 crash results in life-threatening injury
Farmington Fred addresses rise in utility bills
Sen. Smith, Senate Dems demand information on rising insulin costs
crime and courts
Tigers State Bound!
Dakota County SWCD anticipates growth in conservation
Farmington boys' swimming falls to Shakopee to end regular season
Boys' Basketball: Tigers sweep regular season series with the Irish
Tiger girls' hockey breezes through playoffs to section championship game
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
arts and entertainment
Hastings pub hosts unique games, events for guests
HUDSON CHEERS PABLO
Turning lane in plans near Tamarack Ridge Center
WATCH: You don't need to be a hobbit to live in this River Falls earth-house
Ring the Bell in the new year with group fitness in Farmington
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Vermillion Township: Annual Town Meeting and Election
Assumed Name Notice: The Refinery Skin Clinic
Assumed Name Notice: KWhisler
EMPIRE TOWNSHIP Public Hearing 02/26/19 at 8:00 p.m.
Amended Probate Notice: Lewis Barbe 19HA-PR-18-970
Floyd L. Sellner
Richard L. Klinkhammer
Donna L. Kindseth
Russell Helmer Larson
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George & Phyllis Betzold
FHS Class of 1993
Sophia Ecklund Panyk
Dr. Alexandra V. Fromme
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Editorial: Don't be so quick to plow ahead
Viewpoint: Constituent input prompts common-sense public safety bills
Editorial: Take that, winter!
Editorial: Make good use of your library
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August 12, 2018
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
If you're thinking about skipping Tuesday's primary election, think again. Our representative form of government uses primaries for two main...
August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 20, 2018
Editorial: Court recording decision is a good start
Slowly, slowly, the Minnesota judicial system moves closer to the openness in Wisconsin, Iowa and North Dakota courtrooms. A pilot project on...
July 20, 2018 - 5:55pm
July 15, 2018
Editorial: Minnesota right to license trainers
Bills passed during the Minnesota legislative session and signed into law by the governor typically take effect Aug. 1. This year four laws...
July 15, 2018 - 9:40am
June 28, 2018
Editorial: Time to put a brake on traffic deaths
Three crashes on Wisconsin roads killed five people over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend. Not to be outdone, Minnesota had six deaths in six separate...
June 28, 2018 - 4:00am
June 23, 2018
Editorial: Be ready for the season
You can expect conditions to intensify starting this week as the season officially changes with the summer solstice. The earth is tilting on...
June 23, 2018 - 9:00am
May 27, 2018
Editorial: Thank you, today and tomorrow, on behalf of a grateful nation
A salute, a nod, a sincere "Thank you." Veterans perhaps don't expect more than these in recognition of their service, but that doesn't mean a simple acknowledgement is all we can or should provide.
May 27, 2018 - 10:44am
Editorial: Make a difference, make a statement -- run for office
Are you fed up with government? Perhaps you feel just the opposite — you're happy with the way things are going locally, across the state...
May 27, 2018 - 7:49am
May 17, 2018
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
The importance of Minnesota State colleges and universities is being driven home this graduation season, when 40,000 students will receive degrees...
May 17, 2018 - 3:46pm
March 15, 2018
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
This is Sunshine Week, the seven days each year since 2005 when people who believe in transparent, accountable government draw special attention...
March 15, 2018 - 7:49am
March 8, 2018
Editorial: Shame on us
Yes, you read the headline correctly — shame on us. We (the newspaper industry) have done a terrible job throughout the decades of informing readers, audience members, business leaders, community leaders, elected officials and citizens about how our business operates. Now,...
March 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
March 4, 2018
Editorial: Fix-It, don't throw it
A GOOD FLOW: Dakota County held a dozen Fix-in Clinics in 2017, bringing renewed life to old items. According to the county: • Forty-three...
March 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
February 2, 2018
Editorial: Stepping out of my comfort zone
Eventually, you have to grow up. Up to this point, my whole professional life has revolved around sports. The "toy department" in journalism...
February 2, 2018 - 10:00pm
January 19, 2018
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
January 12, 2018
If you’re using Facebook to find your news, you’re going to be seeing less of us
If you get your news using Facebook, you deserve to know that the social media platform is changing the way it delivers that information to you....
January 12, 2018 - 4:15pm