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Eric Zeimet watches firefighters extinguish a blaze at his EZ Auto Repair June 21. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
June 21, 2017 - 2:01pm
The Farmington Planning Commission voted 3 to 0 June 13 to deny a proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment to rezone land for a new residential development near Farmington High School, but the City Council approved the changes. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Zoning changes OK'd for housing near high school
June 22, 2017 - 10:18am
A pack of over 100 runners takes off at the start of the one-mile Dew Run race Saturday morning, June 17, 2017, in Farmington. A total of 326 runners competed in the two races. Matthew Steichen / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: 326 do the Dew Run
June 21, 2017 - 10:09am
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs Jamey Engstrom
June 20, 2017 - 11:22pm
Grant David Henrickson (Photo courtesy of Dakota County sheriff's office)
Man who killed customer in Dollar Store sentenced to 32 years
June 19, 2017 - 6:53pm
Aboveground tanks and a concrete pad were placed over a hidden underground fuel tank at Fitzgerald Excavating and Trucking in Goodhue. Courtesy of MPCA
Hidden fuel tank discovered, $80K penalty follows
May 2, 2017 - 2:15pm
Michael J. Bajunpaa, 42
May 18, 2017 - 7:37pm
Farmington Elementary third-grade teacher David Paxson retires after 20 years teaching only this school. Explaining why he likes teaching third grade, Paxson said “The kids are starting to get sophisticated enough you can teach them higher level things — third grade is sort of a sweet spot where kids are learning so much but there is still a sense of innocence.” Kara Hildreth / contributor
Sowing the seeds of teaching after farming: Paxson retires from second career
June 19, 2017 - 9:03am
Summer school district construction projects are underway in Farmington, including solar panels that await installation on the roof of Riverview Elementary School. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington school construction projects underway
June 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
Cheryline Elliot,53, owner of the new Dollar & Up store on Highway 3, talks with customer Geri Klaus, 69, of Hampton. Elliot's was the final store to fill the Tamarack Ridge Center, after ten years of empty storefronts. (RiverTown Multimedia photo by Deanna Weniger)
New Dollar & Up store fills final storefront in Tamarack Ridge Center
December 14, 2016 - 5:30am
Edgar Garcia (center) and his sons Brandon (left) and Edgar (right) will be opening a mexican restaurant specializing in enchiladas and fresh salsas. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
Las Enchiladas chef brings a lifetime of cooking experience to his new restaurant
October 26, 2016 - 5:09am
Glewwe's Castle Brewery sells Mom and Pop soda pop brewed and bottled in Spring Lake Township. Laurel Glewwe welcomes all to try the sweet beverages at Farmington Farmers Market booth. Photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmers market season underway
June 17, 2017 - 8:00am
Making car repairs EZ
April 4, 2017 - 10:42am
After a diligent “Save the Curds” campaign and meetings with Minnesota State Fair officials, it was announced this week that Don Mueller's The Original Deep Fried Cheese Curds space would be offered to another fair vendor. Cheese curd fans from all over the region were disappointed when they heard the news. Photo courtesy of Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
June 22, 2017 - 2:48pm
Two charged with stealing gas pump
October 26, 2015 - 6:14am
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