Tribute to be paid to Farmington area military members by Jennifer Chick Sun Thisweek Dakota County Tribune After more than seven years of dedication and perseverance, the Farmington Veterans Memorial is ready for its public debut. The final pieces of the memorial were set in place this week and the dedication ceremony will be 2 [...]

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A 53-year-old Farmington man was indicted in U.S. District Court on Aug. 6 with 16 counts of mail fraud and three counts of wire fraud for allegedly devising an elaborate coin fraud scheme and defrauding victims of more than $1 million. Dennis Charles Helmer, aka Jeff Jones, Mr. Diamond and Dennis Diamond, allegedly conducted the [...]

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With more than 100 volunteers working at 14 different locations across Eagan and the surrounding communities, Advent United Methodist Church put faith into action with its Advent Cares day of service. On Saturday, Aug. 23, volunteers gathered at the church before fanning out across the community and beyond to help with projects both big and [...]

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Lt. Col. Tom O’Connor still involved after 73 years in Civil Air Patrol Under legislation signed this year, a Lakeville man is one of three Minnesotans to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest civilian award, for their service in the Civil Air Patrol during World War II. In honor of his service [...]

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A 22-year-old Shakopee man is charged with felony fourth-degree assault against a Lakeville police officer after the man was allegedly found passed out in Lakeville on Monday, Aug. 18. Police say Yaroslav Konstantin Andreyevskiy was found slouched over behind the wheel of a vehicle with the front windows and moon roof open in the rain [...]

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Robert Otteson jailed in Denton County, charged with stabbing death of businessman A Dakota County married father of two has been extradited to Texas, charged with the 1983 stabbing death of San Antonio businessman Francisco “Frank” Narvaez. Lakeville police assisted Texas authorities in arresting Robert Archie Otteson at his home Aug. 12 after a Texas [...]

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