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December 29, 2018
Top 10: Dakota County brought on an app that aims to help improve interaction with vulnerable people
In February, Dakota County was the first county to adopt an app that aimed to improve interactions between law enforcement and vulnerable county residents.
December 29, 2018 - 5:00am
October 12, 2018
New reporter David Clarey joins RiverTown team
New RiverTown Multimedia reporter David Clarey started his first day with a bang—literally. The Carthage, S.D. (home of a straw bale museum,...
October 12, 2018 - 8:00am
February 9, 2018
Dakota County pursues law enforcement training center
Dakota County is proposing a new facility — the SMART (Safety and Mental Health Alternative Response Training) Center — for law enforcement...
February 9, 2018 - 9:41am
August 25, 2017
Charges: Leap from Hudson-area cell tower leaves trespassing skydiver shocked
A St. Paul skydiving instructor had anything but a soft landing last month after allegedly attempting to parachute from atop a St. Croix County...
August 25, 2017 - 11:56am
August 10, 2017
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
Not everyone stopped for a crime at the nation's largest retailer enters the criminal justice system. First-time nonviolent shoplifters at Walmart...
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
June 23, 2017
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
With the deadliest stretch of vehicle crashes beginning in the summer months, officials are raising concerns about teenage drivers who will soon...
June 23, 2017 - 7:00am
June 14, 2017
Suspect arrested in connection with Rosemount bank robbery
A man arrested in south-central Minnesota late Tuesday, June 13, could face charges in connection with a Rosemount bank robbery reported just...
June 14, 2017 - 1:12pm
February 9, 2017
Fire and ice: Farmington firefighters complete ice rescue training
The Farmington Fire Department spent 90 minutes in a class on ice rescue Monday night, Feb. 6, and then headed to a local pond on 195th St. and...
February 9, 2017 - 5:30am
May 19, 2016
Miniature crime wave is a sure sign of spring
Forget about the first robin or the budding lilacs. By at least one measure, spring officially arrived in Farmington on April 20. On that day alone, there were six reports of thefts from cars in Farmington. Add a few car break-ins earlier that week and a handful that have occurred...
May 19, 2016 - 5:59am
May 12, 2016
Burning illegally in Farmington? Expect a bill
Farmington-area residents who conduct open burns without the proper permit can expect to get a bill in the mail if the Farmington Fire Department gets involved. The city has already sent out half a dozen invoices related to illegal open burns since the city council updated its permit...
May 12, 2016 - 5:59am
May 5, 2016
Fire chief completes a first year filled with change
One year after he became Farmington’s first full-time fire chief, Jim Larsen leads a department he says is better organized, more accountable...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
April 13, 2016
Live ammunition complicates garage fire
Some unexpected gunfire delayed Farmington firefighters as they worked to put out a garage fire Tuesday night in Empire Township. Ammunition...
April 13, 2016 - 11:05am
April 8, 2016
New cable show highlights police, firefighters
The newest television show to hit the cables wires in Farmington and Rosemount is part public service, part public relations and part recruiting tool.
April 8, 2016 - 5:59am
April 7, 2016
Fire destroys a downtown garage
Farmington firefighters worked through the night March 29 to put out a fire in a garage at the corner of Fifth and Oak streets in downtown Farmington....
April 7, 2016 - 5:59am
September 11, 2015
Editorial: Watch for kids with school under way
School is back in session this week in Farmington and Rosemount, which means students are out again in large numbers. They’re walking and biking to school and waiting for buses along city streets. That’s true these days more than ever. Schools have made an increased effort in...
September 11, 2015 - 6:14am