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City of Farmington receives two awards
Be proactive against Grinch-like porch pirates
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
Visioning for new gateway corridor
Farmington City Council approves final 2019 budget, tax levy
crime and courts
Tiger boys' basketball comes back against Chanhassen, falls just short
Farmington basketball teams win season openers
Farmington boys' hockey ties St. Cloud, falls to St. Thomas Academy
Farmington boys' hockey ties with St. Cloud after overtime
Farmington girls' hockey splits first two games of the season
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
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
Furthers Rosie Kozlowski Named 2018 ICMI Customer Hero of the Year
Zen Nails opens salon inside Farmington Mall
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Assumed Name Notice: Accident and Injury Center of Apple Valley
PUBLIC HEARING:12/18-Midcontinent Communications
Notice of Mortgage Foreclosure: Katherine Robinson and Bradley Lund
Thomas Joe Preston
Fern Juenke Lord
Gloria Deanne Galle
James C. Hanson
Robert Gust Anderson
George & Phyllis Betzold
George & Phyllis Betzold
FHS Class of 1993
Sophia Ecklund Panyk
Dr. Alexandra V. Fromme
Column: Develop a more effective flu vaccine
Column: Yellow Ribbon Cookie Walk evolves into Cookies for Vets
Viewpoint: This holiday season, remember our isolated and lonely friends and neighbors
Letter: Reading Corps support
Editorial: Don't be skating on thin ice
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September 18, 2018
Environmental review of Dakota Aggregate
Empire Township invites the public to review the Environmental Assessment Worksheet regarding the proposed Dakota aggregate mine expansion located at 19379 Clayton Ave., Empire Township. The project will expand the mine to a total of 127.4 acres, which includes the active mining area....
September 18, 2018 - 11:06am
August 10, 2018
Dakota Electric announces another pollinator planting
It's been about one year since Dakota Electric Association announced planting pollinator friendly habitat at some of its substations, and it...
August 10, 2018 - 5:00am
April 18, 2018
Shred your documents safely
The public can bring confidential paper such as tax documents, financial statements and medical records for free on-site shredding at nine upcoming...
April 18, 2018 - 6:00am
May 14, 2015
Volunteers plant 1,000 trees at Whitetail Woods Park
Approximately 75 Dakota Electric Association members volunteered their time May 2 at Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Empire Township as part...
May 14, 2015 - 9:54am
April 30, 2015
Farmington celebrates Earth and Arbor days
Farmington had several celebrations of the Earth last week. On Friday morning, students from Riverview Elementary School braved cold temperatures...
April 30, 2015 - 10:17am
March 10, 2013
Dakota County seeks wetland monitors
Dakota County is looking for people who are anxious to pull on a pair of waders and jump into monitoring the health of community wetlands through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program. Volunteers will work with a community-based team to monitor and collect information -- such as...
March 10, 2013 - 7:44am
November 30, 2012
Most charges against Castle Rock man dropped in fuel spill
Castle Rock resident Cole Empey has been placed on six months of probation and fined $580 after being found guilty on public nuisance charges stemming from a March 21, 2012 diesel fuel spill in the Vermillion River. Empey appeared in Dakota County court Nov. 19, on four counts related...
November 30, 2012 - 12:17pm
June 19, 2012
City of Farmington closes Rambling River Park
Rambling River Park was a hot spot this week. Water spilled over from the Vermillion River into the park, and on Tuesday, dozens of kids and...
June 19, 2012 - 2:42pm
May 4, 2012
ARES students planted trees in Farmington's Fairhills Park
Need some help planting trees in your yard? There's a bunch of fifth graders who can probably tell you how it's done. The fifth graders in Jodi...
May 4, 2012 - 10:22am
April 24, 2012
SWCD seeks applicants to fill open supervisor seats
Individuals interested in soil and water protection in Dakota County should consider filing May 22 to June 5 to run for the position of Supervisor of the Dakota County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). Soil and Water Conservation Districts are political subdivisions of...
April 24, 2012 - 7:10am
April 23, 2012
Residents can comment greenway plans
Farmington residents can review and comment on draft master plans for two new greenway corridors -- the Rosemount and Vermillion Highlands greenways -- at an open house, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, April 25, at the Rosemount Community Center, 13885 South Robert Trail. This...
April 23, 2012 - 7:37am
March 26, 2012
Volunteers needed for Farmington's annual cleanup
The city of Farmington is looking for volunteers for its 11th annual Pond and Park Cleanup Day April 28. Winter's windy assaults can cause havoc on the aesthetics of the city's natural resources. Each spring the city asks residents to help with a little outdoor cleaning. Individuals,...
March 26, 2012 - 10:51am
January 5, 2012
Update 3:35 p.m.: Prairie Island Nuclear Plant terminates alert
The alert declared by operators at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant as a result of a chemical spill this morning was terminated at...
January 5, 2012 - 7:15am
February 10, 2011
A big year behind the scenes for UMore project
2011 will be a big year for the UMore project on several levels. In the next year there will be an environmental review that will essentially establish the capacity of the 5,000 acres owned by the University of Minnesota, much of which is in Empire Township. The city of Rosemount...
February 10, 2011 - 9:22am
May 26, 2009
New sales tax goes to outdoors uses
ST. PAUL - The environment and outdoors scored big in an otherwise rough Minnesota legislative session. A $4.6 billion budget deficit prompted...
May 26, 2009 - 7:24am