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Farmington, Minnesota is located in Dakota County. Zip codes in Farmington, MN include 55024. The median home price in Farmington is $259,900 which is roughly $171/per square foot. More Farmington information.

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6 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston

WWII Vet And Toddler Become Fast Buddies

Farmington, Minn. After noticing a tomato patch growing in his garden, Emmett Rychner made a fast friend in 89-year-old Erling Kindem.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

TwinCities

Ex-Wisconsin cop linked to suitcase deaths suspended 3 times

Newly released records show that a former Wisconsin police officer charged with dumping two bodies stuffed into suitcases along a highway had a lengthy disciplinary record, including three suspensions and four reprimands.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

WHAS11

Unlikely friendship between toddler and WWII vet will melt your heart

Bryan and Anika Rychner of Farmington, Minnesota, had little interaction with the elderly man living next door for nearly a decade.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

West Allis

man arrested for connection to bodies found in suitcases

"It's a tragedy. You don't think something like that would happen around here. You expect this kind of thing to happen in some place like Iraq where bad things are happening all the time, not here."

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KSDK-TV Saint Louis

WWII vet forms unlikely friendship witha

FARMINGTON, Minn. - For nearly a decade Bryan and Anika Rychner had little interaction with the elderly man next door.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

CNews

Wisconsin ex-cop said deaths of women in luggage an accident

Laura Simonson, 37, is pictured in this handout photo provided by the Farmington Police Department, June 25, 2014.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

West Allis

man arrested for connection to bodies found in suitcases

"It's a tragedy. You don't think something like that would happen around here. You expect this kind of thing to happen in some place like Iraq where bad things are happening all the time, not here."

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Finance and Commerce

Brooklyn Park plans $9.1M police station expansion

Brooklyn Park is about to launch a project that's meant to be a 20-year-fix for what the city says are its undersized and overburdened police facilities.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

TwinCities

Bail set at $1M for ex-cop in suitcase deaths

Bail has been set at $1 million for a former police officer suspected of killing two women -- one of whom was from Farmington -- and hiding their bodies in suitcases dumped in rural Wisconsin.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

KFVS12

Ex-cop charged after bodies found in suitcases

After nearly half a century in office, Rep. Charles Rangel emerged from a bruising primary in his self-proclaimed last campaign squeaking to victory - and trumpeting it.

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Daily Mail

Former police officer linked to S&M forum arrested after bodies of...

Bodies of two women were found June 5 stuffed inside a pair of suitcases dumped on the side of a road in Wisconsin Second victim was a white woman with long dark hair, an overbite and a heart tattoo on her lower left abdomen Simonson offered her services as an escort of Craigslist; Zelich was reportedly active on S&M forum seeking enslavement Break ... (more)

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

KSTP

Body Found in Suitcase Along Wis. Road ID'd as Farmington Woman, 1 Person Arrested

One of the women has been identified as 37-year-old Laura Simonson, of Farmington, Minnesota.

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WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Suspect arrested in connection with bodies found in bags in Town of Geneva

A 52-year-old suspect has been taken into custody in connection with two bodies found in bags near a road in the Town of Geneva, police confirmed Wednesday.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

TwinCities

Dakota County funnel cloud was scary, but harmless

There were reports of cold weather funnels west of Hastings in Empire Township on Monday, June 23, 2014.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

TwinCities

Farmington gets ready to kick off 'Dew Days' festival

Friday's events include a pie-eating contest, bubble-blowing contest, a car cruise at the Dakota County Fairgrounds and music by the Rockin' Hollywoods from 8 p.m. to midnight.

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Rachel M. Havrilla

Rachel M. Havrilla age 69, of Farmington, Minnesota passed away on June 10, 2014 after a brief illness.

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TwinCities

Farmington house fire kills woman, 69

Karen Jean Fortman died of "thermal injuries and inhalation of products of combustion" sustained in the fire that broke out at 5775 Upper 182nd St. about 3:30 a.m., the Hennepin County medical examiner's office said.

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