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Farmington City Council, school board host joint meeting with county and state leaders
How Minnesota politicians respond to Trump’s tweets against Omar and three other Democratic congresswomen
Farmington Superintendent Jay Haugen announces retirement
Farmington Planning Commission approves site plan for Just for Kix
Independent Town Pages to cease publishing
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Farmington legion baseball goes 4-1 in Gopher Classic
Farmington's Hazelbaker racks up the awards in her senior season
July weed of the month: Cutleaf teasel
Where are they now?
Farmington boys' golf takes fifth at section tournament
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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Agriculture department wants to help farm kids with stress
More Minnesota nursing homes are closing, and rural towns feel the pain
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Research finds wheat bran could be used to treat water, clean oil spills
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April 29, 2019
Test your drinking water at free nitrate testing clinic
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Dakota County, and the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District have teamed up to offer area...
April 29, 2019 - 12:20pm
December 30, 2018
Minnesota’s most popular state parks for camping
ST. PAUL -- It may be winter but it is never too early to start planning for summer, so if you’re into camping, these were some of the state...
December 30, 2018 - 2:13pm
December 27, 2018
Top 10: Point Douglas Regional Trail bridge officially connects two states, three counties
A Washington County trail was officially completed in 2018, with the August opening of a new bridge that takes trail-goers over Highway 61 and...
December 27, 2018 - 5:00am
December 11, 2018
Unleash inner child sledding down 'The Big Kid Hill' at Whitetail Woods near Farmington
Now that Old Man Winter has given us a white, winter wonderland, the time is perfect to unleash your inner child by sledding down "The Big Kid...
December 11, 2018 - 5:00am
April 17, 2018
Recycle boat wrap until May 31
Dakota County is offering boat wrap recycling at no charge through May 31 at Lighthouse Motorsports and Marine, 3316 151st St. W., Rosemount,...
April 17, 2018 - 10:17am
March 6, 2018
Soaring in the sky
Minnesota and Wisconsin are home to the largest population of nesting eagles in the United States outside of Alaska. That is why, if you take...
March 6, 2018 - 12:13pm
January 30, 2018
Take a second look at that brown evergreen
Evergreen trees are usually the only thing green in our winter landscape. But when plagued by harsh weather or infestation in winter, the trees...
January 30, 2018 - 6:04pm
November 1, 2017
From identifying scat to songbirds, Minnesota call center answers questions from the field
BRAINERD, Minn. — The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources boosted its call center hours for curious Minnesotans spending time in...
November 1, 2017 - 2:31pm
October 12, 2017
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
Hastings High School students in Joe Beattie's field biology class spent the morning Wednesday, Oct. 4, at Vermillion River Linear Park putting...
October 12, 2017 - 10:13am
October 8, 2017
Challenging pheasant season expected in Minnesota, ND, SD
DULUTH, Minn. — Minnesota. Down. South Dakota. Down. North Dakota. Down. Iowa. Down. The numbers don't lie. By the numbers, hunters are...
October 8, 2017 - 8:04am
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
August 25, 2017
Minn. DNR to open two new campgrounds at state parks
ST. PAUL — The new $7.4 million Minneiska campground at Whitewater State Park — featuring 40 sites with electrical hookups, four non-electric...
August 25, 2017 - 9:16am
August 11, 2017
Water quality remains a Minnesota problem. State launches effort to make improvements.
ST. PAUL—The governor called for making the Minnesota River "fishable and swimmable" within 10 years. That was then-Minnesota Gov. Arne...
August 11, 2017 - 11:35am
August 6, 2017
A symbol of wilderness
Minnesota's state bird, the common loon, is considered a symbol of wilderness. Its unique call, heard day or night, signals the return of summer...
August 6, 2017 - 8:00am
No room for Gov. Dayton at the inn, but plenty of room for fish
ST. PAUL — innesota Gov. Mark Dayton could not land a motel room for his Saturday, July 9 fishing trip, but he hopes to reel in a bass....
July 6, 2017 - 7:25pm