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Farmington / Fairmont mix-up makes for punny reading
Farmington residents got more than a utility bill in the mail this week. A mix-up by the city’s billing company caused the city of Fairmont’s newsletter to be mailed with the Farmington bills.
Here’s why your 2019 property tax bill is so high
If you’re a homeowner with sticker shock over your most recent tax bill, you are not alone. Homeowners are getting hit with a double-whammy on their proposed property tax bills for 2019. Here’s why:
Grand Symphonic Winds perform free concert in Rosemount
The Grand Symphonic Winds will present a free program of works for large wind ensemble 3-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, at the Steeple Center, 14375 S. Robert Trail, Rosemount. Special guests include Neoteric Chamber Winds, playing works by Arrieu and Markowski, and Chris Kashjian, guitar, playing a c
New Hy-Vee Store Planned For Dakota County
APPLE VALLEY, MN — Hy-Vee is planning another store for the south metro, this time in Apple Valley. The Iowa-based grocery chain is hoping to build a smaller version of its typically-sized stores at 7668 150th Street West.
Tariffs, depressed prices, poor harvest: Minnesota farmers under stress
President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have pumped the brakes on the next round of tariffs, delaying what farmers fear will be another blow. The news helped Minnesota farmers breathe a sigh of relief over the weekend. But advocates worry the calm won’t last.
Apple Valley Panera Bread to move
Panera Bread, 15052 Gleason Path in Apple Valley, will relocate next year to Cedar Avenue in the current Bakers Square location, according to the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce. Bakers Square will close.
Lakeville: 5 Newest Homes To Hit The Market
LAKEVILLE, MN — Looking for a new house nearby, but tired of browsing through the same old real-estate listings over and over? With our weekly list of new properties in your area, you can stay on top of the scene.
North Dakota woman faces drug charges in Isanti County
A North Dakota woman is facing two drug charges after parking her vehicle in the westbound lane of 343rd Avenue in Isanti County. Leann Marie Holter, 42, of Devils Lake, North Dakota, was charged Nov. 27 before Judge John Klossner in Isanti County District Court in Cambridge with gross misdemeanor f
‘Everyone’s welcome’ at new nail salon
Many nail salons get a bad rap. Customers often have to wait in a stiff plastic chair before being rushed through what’s supposed to be a relaxing experience. Davis Nguyen and his wife Dorothy Siouthai want to change that perception.
Community rallies around student with cancer
Farmington hosts benefits to support teen Heidi Kuckes. When Heidi Kuckes started her sophomore year at Farmington High School, she expected to do typical activities: attend homecoming, go to football games, hang out with her friends.
Prep girls hockey: Apple Valley rallies to tie Farmington
Sydney Johnson helped dig Apple Valley out of a hole with two shots from the blue line, but in the end neither the Eagles or Farmington were able to come out a winner in Thursday night’s South Suburban Conference girls hockey matchup.
Volunteer opportunities available in Dakota County
Dakota County has the following opportunities available for volunteers. • Monday, Dec. 31, 5-8 p.m., New Year’s Eve Party, Lebanon Hills Regional Park, 860 Cliff Road, Eagan. Volunteers are needed to help support multiple activities and to make this event a success. All volunteers get a free thank y
Meeker Memorial Hospital selects new CEO
Raised in the small community of Stanley, North Dakota, new Meeker Memorial Hospital CEO Kurt Waldbillig said he has enjoyed relocating to Litchfield so far. “I’ve been here eight weeks so far,” Waldbillig said. “Love it.”
Girls' Basketball: Red Wing splits with Northfield, West
The Red Wing girls’ basketball team hung on to win 63-62 over Northfield on Friday. Red Wing held a 32-29 lead at halftime and played a tight second half as Northfield outscored the Wingers 33-31 over the final 18 minutes.
Retired carpenter and seniors build Christmas cars
EAGAN, Minn. - A group of seniors are building memories by building toys. Their labor of love started with one man addicted to a workshop in their Eagan senior community. At 71, Alan Seifert is finally fulfilling his dream.
Minnesota School District First to Use Flu Tracking Technology
One Minnesota school district is hoping technology can help fight the flu. Fifteen elementary schools in the Bloomington area are giving students and families the tools to track the flu in real time with smart thermometers.
5 Open Houses For You In The Apple Valley-Rosemount Area
APPLE VALLEY-ROSEMOUNT, MN — If you're in the market for a new house, odds are you've already browsed through all the internet listings for your area. And while you've probably learned roughly what these homes are like from the photographs, you just can't beat an in-person encounter with the real th
Huskies Top the University of Mary
The St. Cloud State men’s basketball team got its first NSIC win of the season on Friday night as they took down the University of Mary Marauders 76-64 in North Dakota. The game started out close with both teams going shot-for-shot early. Aggressive back and forth play left the two teams deadlocked
VIDEO: MMA Fans Scream in Horror as Ref Won't Stop Match During Vicious Beatdown
In MMA action this weekend, a dominant performance by Austin Hubbard against Killys Mota at LFA 56 at Mystic Lake Hotel and Casino in Prior Lake, Minnesota was overshadowed by some serious ineptitude on the part of the referee. He failed to stop the fight when it had gotten out of hand. Fans booed
Lakeville building permit report for November
The city of Lakeville issued building permits with a total valuation of $235,645,102 through November 2018. This compares to a total valuation of $241,376,367 for building permits issued through November 2017.