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February 18, 2010
In elevator rescue, corn was only part of the concern
From the outside of the Feely Elevator silos, onlookers were left to wonder what was happening inside the silo where Mark Malecha was trapped. Inside, though, medics worked diligently to save Malecha not only from being crushed by the shifting corn, but from toxins that were building...
February 18, 2010 - 8:37am
February 5, 2010
Elevator employee rescued from Farmington silo
After nearly eight hours of confinement, Feely Elevator manager Mark Malecha was rescued from the corn silo where he became trapped before noon Thursday. Malecha was pulled to safety at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday, after having spent the day trapped in a 45- 50-foot deep silo...
February 5, 2010 - 8:36am
February 4, 2010
Elevator employee rescued from silo
After eight hours of working in the cold and snows rescue workers used a rope and pulley to pull a Feely Elevator employee from the corn silo where he had spent much of the day trapped. The man, elevator manager Mark Malecha, had gone into the silo to move the corn around 11:30 a.m....
February 4, 2010 - 8:38pm
UPDATED: Emergency crews trying to rescue man who fell into silo
Rescue crews are trying to save a man who has been pinned by corn in a silo at Feely's Elevator. The man, an employee of the elevator, had gone into the silo to move the corn around 11:30 a.m. when he was trapped. "When he was in there the corn shifted on him and pinned him up against...
February 4, 2010 - 12:08pm
January 21, 2010
Naked woman draws attention at Farmington bank
FARMINGTON, Minn. - Authorities here say a naked 28-year-old woman wandered into Anchor Bank about 4:30 p.m.
January 21, 2010 - 10:23am
November 16, 2009
Search continues for missing Farmington man
Search crews are back at work today looking for Andrew Lindberg, the Farmington man whose plane disappeared Friday night. According to several media reports Lindberg was flying from Lakeville's Air Lake Airport to Hallock Friday but his plane never arrived. Volunteers from the...
November 16, 2009 - 12:54pm
January 15, 2009
Farmington man faces child pornography charges after posting photos of ex
A 19-year-old Farmington man is in trouble after he apparently posted sexually explicit photos of an ex-girlfriend online in an attempt to get back together with her. The Dakota County Attorney's office filed child pornography charges this week against Thomas Norwyn Fischer after...
January 15, 2009 - 8:07am
January 13, 2009
Man tells cops marijuana grown as 'a joke'
Jacob Bremner told police he started growing marijuana as a joke, but things just got serious. Dakota County Drug Task Force agents searched Bremner's Pine Street home last Aug. 22 and found 15 marijuana plants, including six located in children's bedrooms. Police also found grow...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Fire destroys a Farmington family's home
A Farmington family lost its home after a fire broke out in the garage early Sunday morning. Darcy and Pam Zehnder and their daughter were awakened to the sound of fire alarms at about 2:30 a.m., Pam said. The family got out of the house, and they were able to get one of their two...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Lightning strike sets fire to Farmington home
A Farmington man got a rude awakening Wednesday morning after lighting struck and set his house on fire. Terry Nutter had worked a night shift and was asleep around 10 a.m. in his home on the 500 block of Lower Heritage Way. A loud clap of thunder woke him briefly, but he fell back...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Farmington teen dies in crash
An 18-year-old Farmington woman died early Saturday morning in a crash at Cedar Avenue and County Road 42 in Apple Valley. According to multiple reports, the crash occurred just after 3 a.m. in Apple Valley. The accident involved three vehicles. The drivers of the other two vehicles...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
March 7, 2008
Man accused of mistreating child
A 21-year-old Farmington man faces four felony charges of malicious punishment of a child after admitting to police he "snapped" while caring for his landlords' 10-month-old baby. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office the child's parents brought their...
March 7, 2008 - 12:00am