Farmington Golfer's Meteoric Rise To Masters Comes As No Surprise To LocalsSammy Schmitz is one of six amateurs invited to the Masters. He's 35 and barely played golf during his 20s.
Students Pie Teachers In The Face After Food Shelf ChallengeSome students at a Farmington elementary school worked hard to help their neighbors.
Complaint: Man Used GPS Tracker To Terrorize Estranged WifeA Farmington man faces several criminal charges for allegedly terrorizing his estranged wife, who is in the process of divorcing him. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says Marcus Raymond McGibbon, 34, is charged with stalking him wife and violating a restraining order against him.
Youth Hockey Exploding In Popularity Across MinnesotaParticipation at the youngest level -- age 8-and-under -- has surged in the last three years. And this year, Minnesota set a new record, surpassing more than 17,000 kids age 8-and-under for the first time ever.
Rep. Working On Bill To Up Penalty For Interfering With ParamedicsA Minnesota lawmaker says he plans to introduce a bill that would increase the penalties for interfering with emergency medical workers. Republican state Rep. Pat Garofalo of Farmington said Tuesday he plans to introduce the "Public Safety Personnel Protection Act" during next year's legislative session.
Charges: Farmington Man 'Heard Voices In His Head' Before Killing GrandmotherA 35-year-old Farmington man told police he heard voices in his head before killing his grandmother with a hammer, according to charges filed in Dakota County.
4 Things To Know: Minnesota Lynx Day, Farmington Homicide, Diet Soda & MoreFrom the Minnesota Lynx to Coca-Cola and Pepsi, here's a look at the top four stories for Friday, Oct. 16, 2015.
Police Investigating After Woman Found Dead In Farmington HomeFarmington police are investigating a homicide after a woman was found dead inside a home late Thursday night. According to the Farmington Police Chief, around 11:45 p.m. officers responded to a medical call in the 600 block of Linden Street.
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.