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Gun Clause In Minn. Vikings Lease Irks Lawmaker

A Minnesota legislator wants a provision stripped from the Vikings new stadium lease that would prevent the building from being used by businesses that sell guns and other weapons.

10/10/2013

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Volunteers Search In Lilydale, Rosemount For Missing U of M Student

Family members of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk are combing an area near the Mississippi River for her body, according to the Facebook page created for her search effort. People are searching for the missing University of Minnesota student near Pickerel Lake in Lilydale, as well as areas in the vicinity of Highway 46 near Rosemount and Farmington. Burnsville Police told Schunk’s family Saturday that they are certain she’s dead. They have not yet disclosed what evidence points to that conclusion.

09/29/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 27, 2013

A warm (and windy) Friday night was the perfect occasion for high school football. And just in case you missed out on any big plays, we’ve got them for you in the videos below, as well as a profile on Nick Leach, our ASPIRE athlete of the week.

09/27/2013

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There is no better time for a high school football fan than between late September and early October. It’s when the conference favorites emerge and when all the hard work in offseason starts to show.

09/27/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 20, 2013

If you weren’t able to attend some of the last high school football games of summer, we’ve got you covered. Below you will find our featured game as well as highlights from many others.

09/20/2013

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Farmington Man Charged With Careless Driving After Fatal Crash

A Farmington man has been charged with one count of careless driving after he allegedly caused a crashed that resulted in the death of his passenger, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office. Thirty-two-year-old Saloman Galacia Adorno was driving on southbound Highway 77 in Apple Valley on Dec. 2, 2012, when witnesses saw him swerve slightly to right and then abruptly to the left. As a result of this over-correction, Adorno’s GMC Savana van hit the guardrail and crash cushion around the bridge pillar at McAndrews Road.

08/16/2013

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2 Seriously Injured In Head-On Crash Near New Prague

Two people are hospitalized with serious injuries after a head-on collision late Monday afternoon near New Prague. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 18-year-old Justin Nelson of Farmington was driving eastbound on Highway 19, west of Church Avenue, when his 1995 Honda Accord crossed the center lane. Nelson collided head-on with 35-year-old Elizabeth Alvarez of Le Sueur, who was driving a 2000 Chevy Blazer.

08/12/2013

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Bull Put Down After Getting Loose At Fair, Seriously Injuring Woman

Authorities say eight people were hurt, one woman seriously and a sheriff’s deputy, after a bull got loose at the Dakota County Fair Wednesday night. The incident happened shortly after 8 p.m. in Farmington, according to the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office.

08/08/2013

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Dakota County Fair Starts Monday In Farmington

Just south of the Twin Cities, the Dakota County Fair will get started Monday afternoon in Farmington. It will feature all the customary county fair features, including rides for the kids, great food and games.

08/05/2013

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So. St. Paul Police Sergeant Charged With DWI, Fleeing Cop

A South St. Paul Police sergeant was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree driving while impaired, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of fleeing a peace officer after a run in with Rosemount Police earlier this week. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 26-year-old Cory Michael Slifko fled from a Rosemount Police officer who was attempting to pull him over around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.

06/14/2013

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Day Care Provider Charged With Manslaughter After Infant Dies

A 45-year-old home day care provider has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of a 3-month-old boy who was in her care, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s office.

05/21/2013

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Nearly 50 Elementary Students Fall Ill After Camp Pepin Trip

Nearly 50 elementary school students are sick following a trip to YMCA Camp Pepin earlier this week, officials say. Farmington Schools Superintendent Jay Haugen said a group of fifth graders from Akin Road Elementary brought the illness – which is reportedly acting like a norovirus – with them to the camp earlier this week.

05/17/2013

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Charges: Lakeville Teller Stole $95K From Her Bank

A 31-year-old Farmington woman was charged Friday in connection with the loss of $95,000 from the Lakeville bank where she had worked.

05/03/2013

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Tee Times Already Filling Up At Golf Courses

The wait is almost over for golfers. Some courses around the metro area will be open for business this weekend.

04/05/2013

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Caught On Infrared: Man Catches Car Vandal On Video

A disagreement over a parking spot ended in felony property damage charges for one Farmington teen.

03/01/2013

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Event Gives Special-Needs Families The Joy Of Snowmobiling

Winter can be a difficult time of year for children with special needs. But a group of snowmobilers in Farmington are trying to change that.

02/16/2013

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H.S. Goalie Scores An Own Goal, Flips The Bird & Quits Mid-Game

The Farmington varsity hockey team lost 3-2 to Chaska Tuesday night on Senior Night, but it wasn’t the loss that created the buzz. It was the way they lost.

02/13/2013

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Accused Vandal Eggs A Car, Gets A Felony Charge

Think twice before vandalizing cars in Farmington, Minn., with eggs – or even mustard.

02/08/2013

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Farmington Schools Providing iPads For All Students, Teachers

Apple’s tablet will soon be an everyday necessity for students in Farmington schools. By the end of the school year, the district will provide an iPad2 or iPad Mini to all of its 7,330 students and their teachers.

12/13/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Exposing Self, Pornography To Kids

A Farmington man has pleaded guilty to exposing himself to children, attempting to lure them and showing them pornography on his cell phone.

10/31/2012

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South Metro Home Damaged After Overnight Fire

Authorities say a home in the south Twin Cities metro is pretty much destroyed after a fire started late Monday night.

09/04/2012

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As Swine Flu Spreads, Fairs Take Precautions

Government health leaders have a message for people planning to visit a county or state fair: be careful if you pet the pigs. The Centers for Disease Control says it’s seeing a big jump in swine flu cases. Most are in children who’ve recently been to a fair.

08/10/2012

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Cops: Man Beat Up Boy Over Ding Dong Ditch

Fed up with being “ding dong ditched,” a 45-year-old Farmington man allegedly tackled a juvenile into a fence and then punched the boy up to five times, leaving the juvenile with a separated shoulder, police say.

08/08/2012

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Day Care Provider Loses License After Baby Dies

A day care provider in Farmington has had her license temporarily suspended after a 3-month-old child died at her residence this week.

08/03/2012

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Police: Man Instigates Assault With Knife Over Parking Space

An 18-year-old Farmington man is accused of attacking another man with a knife with his wife and baby nearby in a dispute over an apartment complex parking space, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

07/26/2012

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