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3 people found dead inside home in Farmington

Three people are dead in what police say was a triple homicide in Farmington, Minnesota late Wednesday night. According to Farmington police, officers were called for a welfare check on the 5400 block of 183rd Street West around 9:28 p.m. The officers were asked to check on a person who was visiting a residence on that block.
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New Prague Times

Peggy Ann Olson, 74

Peggy Ann Olson, 74, of New Prague, MN died peacefully on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 surrounded by beloved family and caregivers, thus ending a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She is survived by her loving husband, Jim, of 53 years; children, Josh (Michelle) Olson of Jacksonville, FL, Luana (Mark) Ciccarelli and granddaughter Madeline of St. Paul, MN; brothers, Richard (Anita) Zumwalt of Phoenix, AZ, and Donald Zumwalt of Springfield, IL; niece, Andrea Windish of Phoenix, AZ; nephews, Ron & Dave Zumwalt of Springfield, IL. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Opal Zumwalt of Hannibal, MO.
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3 found dead inside Farmington home, man in custody

FARMINGTON, Minn. — A man is in custody after police located three people dead inside a home in Farmington Wednesday night. Farmington police say squads were dispatched to a home on the 5400 block of 183rd Street West for a welfare check just before 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived at the address they found three people dead inside the home, and a man on the scene who was taken into custody.
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Northfield Superintendent Says Community Heartbroken

Dr. Matt Hillmann told KDHL AM Minnesota listeners Wednesday the Northfield community was devasted by the news of the passing of Father Denny. Father Dennis Dempsey was killed after being struck on his bicycle in Rosemount Monday afternoon. The 73 year old preferred to be called Father Denny. Dr. Hillman...

‘Our Hearts Are Broken’: Twin Cities Pastor Killed By Driver In Rosemount

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (WCCO) – A Catholic congregation in Burnsville is grieving after their priest was killed by a driver Monday afternoon while riding his bicycle. Father Denny Dempsey, 73, died after being struck by a car in Rosemount, near the intersection of County Road 42 and 145th Street West. First-responders pronounced Dempsey dead at the scene and a person has not been charged in connection to the incident. The life and legacy of Father Denny, as he’s known, looms large in his faith community, which is heartbroken by the sudden loss. He was a priest for 41 years, serving in Minnesota parishes...
Pioneer Press

Motorist suspected of fatally hitting priest in Rosemount is released pending investigation

The man arrested after fatally hitting a beloved priest with his car in Rosemount has been released pending further investigation, authorities said. Dakota County Attorney Kathy Keena announced Wednesday that the case of Trejean Derrell Curry, 26, of Minneapolis, will be reviewed for potential charges, which will depend on a crash reconstruction report from the Minnesota State Patrol, among other things.

Police Report Triple Homicide In Farmington House, 1 In Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Farmington police are investigating a triple homicide, and say they’ve arrested one person. Police say they went to visit a home on the 5400 block of 183rd Street West on a welfare check at about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. (credit: CBS) When they arrived, they found three adults dead inside the home. A man was taken into custody at the scene, and is being held at the Dakota County Jail. “I want to reassure the community that this was not a random incident and there is no ongoing danger to the public. We are not looking for any additional suspects,” Farmington Police Chief Gary Rutherford said. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting Farmington police in the investigation. The victims have not yet been identified, nor has the man police arrested.   More On Police Report Triple Homicide In Farmington House, 1 In Custody Assistant Director Who Handed Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Before Fatal Shooting Has Deep Minnesota Ties Best Friends Die An Hour Apart After Hopkins Crash: ‘They Were Special’ Wisconsin Village Leader Charged With Water Meter Tampering

The Expo will run from 9-3pm today at the mall and will offer you the opportunity to speak with Faribault area businesses that are looking at hiring RIGHT NOW. You might even leave with the prospects of a new job! How cool is that?

On top of bringing in companies that are actively hiring, the event is also offering area high school students and college students the chance to talk to area employers about what they are looking for in new hires. What classes or subjects they should take in high school or college, and what degree is preferred, if that is applicable for the job opening.

Triple Murder Investigation In Twin Cities Suburb

Farmington, MN (KROC AM News) - What appears to be a triple homicide in a southern Twin Cities suburb is under investigation. The Farmington Police Dept. is reporting officers were sent to a residence around 9:30 Wednesday night “to check the welfare of a person visiting that residence. Upon arriving and investigating the call, officers located three deceased adults inside the home. An adult male suspect was taken into custody.”
Hastings Star Gazette

Check out this two-bedroom family home on 5th Street in Hastings

513 5th Street W, Hastings, Minn. — listed by Coldwell Banker Realty at $225,000. This 1942 bungalow has original woodwork and a beautiful sunroom. Main floor bedroom and full bath. The home also has a firepit and large deck in a fully fenced in back yard. The oversized garage will...

A small town delight: Hi Quality Bakery in Cannon Falls

THE SCENT OF HOMEMADE BREAD fresh from the oven. The taste of my late mother-in-law’s best-ever gooey caramel rolls. The rustic look of a cracked gingersnap cookie. All appeal to me. All bring a flood of memories. I appreciate the love and labor that go into baking and the memories...

Lakeville rethinks approach to school security

LAKEVILLE, Minn. — Now that kids are back in school, sadly, so are the concerns over school violence. There's a district in the south metro taking a new approach to security and other districts are taking notice. "We are first and foremost focused on how do we have a layered...
Southern Minnesota News

Highway 13 crosswalk in Waseca opens next week

A new crosswalk on Highway 13 in Waseca opens next Monday, November 1, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. New trails will lead up to the crosswalk, which will also feature flashing pedestrian crossing signs, rapid-flashing beacons, and crossing guards. The crosswalk will provide a safe place for students to cross while walking to school, says MnDOT.

Faribault to go without girls hockey for 2021-22 season

Faribault Ice Arena will be less busy this winter after the decision by Faribault Public Schools to not sponsor a Faribault High School girls hockey program for the upcoming season. With practice slated to start Monday, Nov. 1 and games set to begin two weeks later, Faribault Public Schools Activities...

Who is the St. Olaf professor who appeared on 'Jeopardy!'?

A local college professor’s knowledge was put to test this week in front of a national television audience on the top-rated quiz show "Jeopardy!". Hilary Bouxsein, a visiting assistant professor of classics and a resident of Northfield, made her "Jeopardy!" debut on Oct. 25 and placed second on the show behind defending champ Jonathan Fisher, who extended his run to 11 days with the victory.