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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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Farmington Man Sets Up Manly Garage Sale

For guys who go with their wives to garage sales, there’s usually not much there for them. That’s why Pat Meachem started having an “All Guy Stuff Sale” at his home in Farmington.

06/30/2012

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Minn. Family Thankful No One Hurt After Tree Falls On House

Mike and Tammy Helgestad are cleaning up around their house after this morning’s storms knocked a tree over, and onto their home.

06/19/2012

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Farmington Woman Foils Anti-Drunk Driving Device

A thirty-four-year-old Farmington woman was arrested last Tuesday night in Dakota County and charged with her fourth DWI.

06/18/2012

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Trout Restoration Project Underway Near MOA

A small stream near the Mall of America holds a lot of promise for one elusive trophy fish. Trout have been re-introduced to a creek in the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge.

06/02/2012

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Thieves Stealing Thousands From Jewelry Stores Across MN

Minnesota police officers are concerned that a group of jewelry store robbers could get more violent. They’ve hit 13 stores so far, including Douglas Diamonds in Faribault, which was caught on surveillance tape.

05/02/2012

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16-Month-Old Boy Seriously Hurt After Falling From Window

Police say a 16-month old child was seriously hurt Tuesday night after falling 10 to 15 feet outside the window of a home in Farmington.

05/02/2012

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Charges: Liquor Distributor Swindled From Restaurants

A 40-year-old Owatonna man is accused of swindling more than $70,000 in liquor from stores in Farmington and Hastings, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.

04/25/2012

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Farmington Phy-Ed Teacher Lobbying In D.C.

A physical education teacher from Farmington is on his way to Washington D.C. Tuesday, lobbying to make gym class a bigger priority in Minnesota schools. It’s part of National Speak Out Day, a day dedicated to supporting physical education.

03/27/2012

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Charges: Man Exposed Himself To At Least 3 Children

A 30-year-old Farmington man is accused of exposing himself to children, asking them if they wanted to touch them and showing them pornography on his cell phone, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.

03/01/2012

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Charges: Man Drove Drunk On Xmas With Child, 2, In Car

An Owatonna, Minn. man has been charged with driving while intoxicated on Christmas Day with his 2-year-old son in the car.

12/30/2011

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At 14, Minn. Boy Has 2 Published Books Under His Belt

As a budding musician, Ben Heckmann spends his time honing his skills on the guitar. While most teenagers would be satisfied focusing on this one talent, turn a page in Ben’s life and you’ll find that music is just part of his story.

12/28/2011

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Beloved Minn. Hockey Coach Fights Stomach Cancer

Louie Schmitz came to Farmington from Red Lake Falls in 1954 and helped start hockey outdoors — the way he prefers it’s played. Since then, he coached hockey and just about every other sport, but that was simply a platform to change lives.

12/25/2011

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Unlocking The Twin Cities: FAA’s Air Traffic Nerve Center

Flying can be stressful and frustrating, especially when there are delays and missed connections. That’s why people are hard at work in Farmington to make your trip as smooth as possible, no matter where you’re flying.

12/23/2011

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3 Men Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Case

Three men who pleaded guilty to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that focused on high-end properties in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, Ariz., have been sentenced to federal prison terms.

12/20/2011

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