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UPDATE: Missing Northfield juvenile found safe
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
Farmington fire engine paid with cash
Transit study receives mixed reception
Farmington School Board debates merits of recording work sessions
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Farmington girls' golf has come a long way
Rosemount softball edges out Farmington in final week of regular season
Farmington girls' track competes at True Team State
Farmington boys' tennis falls in first round of sections
Young Farmington boys' tennis team looks to develop
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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Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
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Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Viewpoint: Prioritizing equity and inclusion at DCTC and Inver Hills
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January 25, 2019
Dakota County Library system to waive overdue fees in April event
Mirroring other library systems statewide and nationally, the Dakota County Library system plans to waive overdue material fines during an eight-day...
January 25, 2019 - 6:00am
December 30, 2018
Top 10: County's SMART Center moves forward in 2018, slated for 2020 opening
A roughly $13 million Dakota County police training center is on pace to move forward in 2019, after receiving state funding this year. The...
December 30, 2018 - 5:00am
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
December 5, 2018
Farmington City Council approves final 2019 budget, tax levy
Farmington City Council approved the final 2019 budget and tax levy projected to be 2.87 percent higher than last year. Farmington City Administrator...
December 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
October 31, 2018
Farmington Economic Development Authority plans three-year strategic plan
FARMINGTON — All commercial land is now sold at Vermillion River Crossings located off Highway 50 in Farmington. Three weeks ago Clough...
October 31, 2018 - 10:41am
November 26, 2017
Greater Minnesota has jobs, but not enough homes
ST. PAUL — The story is that greater Minnesota loses population because there are not enough jobs. However, many greater Minnesota communities...
November 26, 2017 - 11:22am
November 22, 2017
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Sandra and Jim Herkenratt looked forward to having neighbors. For 38 years, the couple's home in Nininger township faced only an expansive farm...
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year ST. PAUL—Minnesota firearms hunters registered 161,057 deer through the third weekend of deer season, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the third weekend show that the number...
November 22, 2017 - 10:47am
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
It was something that Melissa Kirchhof had read about in the news, but she never thought it would happen to her family. Her 6-year-old son was...
November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
November 21, 2017
Minn. roundup: Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced ST. PAUL—A former Pine County cult leader who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting...
November 21, 2017 - 9:30am
November 17, 2017
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
3 Florida men convicted of credit card skimming in Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS — Three Florida men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from...
November 17, 2017 - 11:00am
November 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Deer harvest up 10 percent; Suspect charged in Mall of America knife attack
ST. PAUL—Minnesota firearms hunters registered 145,054 deer through the second weekend of deer season as more corn was out of the fields, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Preliminary results through the second weekend show that the number of deer registered...
November 15, 2017 - 10:00am
November 14, 2017
Minn. roundup: Mall of America says stabbing incident 'isolated'; more state news stories
Mall of America says stabbing incident 'isolated' BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - The stabbing at Macy's in the Mall of America on Sunday night was an isolated...
November 14, 2017 - 9:06am
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
Car dealers, owners see vehicle title registrations pile up
Vehicle title registration remains one of the biggest sticking points in the new Minnesota Licensing and Registration System launched in July....
November 1, 2017 - 8:30am