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There will be several opportunities in the near future to comment on UMore plan

April 28, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

This summer the city of Rosemount, Empire Township and the University of Minnesota will finish up their work on an Alternative Urban Areawide Review of the UMore property. Continue Reading

Empire, Farmington cleanup events are a sign of spring

April 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

What do green grass, robins, tulips and broken furniture all have in common? One way or the other, they are all signs of spring around the Farmington area. And in a good way even the broken furniture.
Piles of broken furniture, old appliances and carpet scraps are part of the annual spring clean-up efforts Empire and Farmington both hold. Continue Reading

Incumbents sweep Tuesday’s township elections in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka

March 12, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

The results are in for the March 12 township elections in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka. Incumbents won seats in all three communities, and Castle Rock voters approved a measure to let township officials appoint the township clerk’s position. Continue Reading

Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka voters will go to the polls Tuesday

March 9, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Area township voters will go to the polls Tuesday to elect representatives to their respective boards of supervisors.
Polls will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Empire, Eureka and Castle Rock town halls. Continue Reading

Rosemount woman charged in Empire roundabout crash

March 8, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

A 50-year-old Rosemount woman faces felony charges of criminal vehicular operation after a Friday night accident in which she lost control in a roundabout at Highway 3 and 190th Street and hit another car head on.
The woman, Elizabeth Dawn Nelson, was seriously hurt in the accident. Three others received minor injuries. Continue Reading

Dakota County targets nitrates in water

February 11, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

For years, Dakota County and the Vermillion River Watershed District have played a leadership role in working to understand and address groundwater and surface water contamination from agricultural activities through the Agricultural Outreach program, developed as a result of the Hastings Area Nitrate Study almost 10 years ago. Continue Reading

Dakota County targets nitrates in water

February 11, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

For years, Dakota County and the Vermillion River Watershed District have played a leadership role in working to understand and address groundwater and surface water contamination from agricultural activities through the Agricultural Outreach program, developed as a result of the Hastings Area Nitrate Study almost 10 years ago. Continue Reading

Fields set for 2013 township elections

January 18, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

Once again, Empire township’s elections should bring little surprise the morning after. But Castle Rock and Eureka? Well, that might be something different. Continue Reading

New era begins in Dakota County

January 17, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

When Mike Slavik was first elected to the Hastings City Council in 2006, his parents breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, that political science degree he’d earned at St. John’s University was going to be used.
Well, now Slavik is using that degree full time. He was sworn last week in as the new Dakota County Commissioner for District 1. Continue Reading

New era begins in Dakota County

January 17, 2013 in The Farmington Independent

When Mike Slavik was first elected to the Hastings City Council in 2006, his parents breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, that political science degree he’d earned at St. John’s University was going to be used.
Well, now Slavik is using that degree full time. He was sworn last week in as the new Dakota County Commissioner for District 1. Continue Reading