Farmington Golfer Earns A Spot In The MastersFarmington native Sammy Schmitz, 35, is ranked 3,724 in the World Amateur Golf Ranking. This week, he played top-notch golf to win the U.S. Mid-Amateur and earn his spot in the renowned Masters competition, alongside the greatest names in golf.
Farmington's Sammy Schmitz Wins U.S. Mid-Amateur, Earns Masters SpotSammy Schmitz won the U.S. Mid-Amateur on Thursday to earn a Masters invitation, making a hole-in-one on the 260-yard, par-4 33rd hole in a 3-and-2 victory over Marc Dull at John's Island Club.
Farmington Golfer Advances To US Mid-Amateur FinalSammy Schmitz and Marc Dull each won two matches Wednesday to advance to the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship final at John's Island Club.
Man, 45, Facing Charges For Aggravated Bank Robbery In FarmingtonA 45-year-old man is facing charges for allegedly robbing a bank in Farmington last month. Rick William Olsen, of Farmington, is facing one count of aggravated robbery in the first degree.
Farmington Gas Leak Causes Evacuation Of Nearby BuildingsA gas leak in Dakota County forced people to evacuate their homes and nearby buildings.
Mom Charged For Driving Away With Daughter Clinging To CarA Minnesota woman has been charged with drunken driving after allegedly driving away while her 8-year-old daughter clung to the outside of the car. Rena Mae Giancherio is due in Dakota County court Aug. 18 on third-degree driving while impaired and child endangerment charges in connection to the Monday incident.
Farmington Man Gets 12 Years For Coin Fraud Scheme Targeting ElderlyA Farmington, Minnesota, man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for defrauding elderly victims out of more than $1.3 million in cash, precious metals and coins.
After Toddler's Homicide, Mom Charged With Endangerment The mother of an 18-month-old girl that died of homicidal violence earlier this year now faces child endangerment charges for letting the girl stay with her boyfriend, whose sons reportedly told her their father was hitting the child.
Exploded Food Truck Owner Was Told Not To Park In DrivewayThe man whose food truck blew up in his driveway last month had been told by the city of the Lakeville that he could not park it there.
Charges: Farmington Man Impersonates Police, Handcuffs 13-Year-OldA Farmington man is being charged for allegedly impersonating a police officer and cuffing a 13-year-old boy. Andrew Scott Benson, 18, is facing one count of false imprisonment and one count of impersonating an officer.
Charges: Fake Cop Robs Kids With BB GunA 20-year-old Farmington, Minnesota, man is accused of impersonating a cop, and using a BB gun to rob a group of kids of pocket money. He returned their money after robbing them.
Food Truck's Propane Tank Likely Caused ExplosionInvestigators say the food truck explosion in Lakeville over the weekend may have been caused by the propane tank.