Over-the-counter medications and prescriptions can pollute our waters and be harmful to humans, fish, and other wildlife when disposed of improperly– please do not flush medications down the toilet or place in the trash.
The Farmington and Rosemount police and fire departments along with the Dakota County Sheriff’s Office have joined “911 for All,” a new countywide campaign aimed at making it simpler for citizens to contact their public safety agencies in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
Farmington elementary school students had to come home early after a trip to Camp Pepin after several of them got sick.RELATED CONTENT
Sarah Carrero believes single moms are heroes, which is the short explanation for why there will be a few dozen women and children running through Farmington in costume Saturday.RELATED CONTENT
For Rep. Pat Garofalo, last week’s vote on same-sex marriage came down to a matter of practicality. He figured the legislation had the votes it needed to pass, so he tried to get something he believed his constituents wanted.RELATED CONTENT
Hands busy trimming and pinning the material before her, 96-year-old Irene Spaniol shared a personal philosophy Tuesday morning. ”I think God gives everyone a talent, and it’s up to you to use it,” she said.RELATED CONTENT
In the past, Miss Farmington and her court have had to ride in three convertibles during parade appearances. That won’t be the case come this weekend.RELATED CONTENT
Farmington city planner Lee Smick knows how much things can change in eight years. That’s why she wants to know if the pre-existing plans for the Vermillion River Crossings commercial development are still good.RELATED CONTENT
Failure to finish an exterior housing project could lead to misdemeanor charges against the homeowner if a new city code amendment is approved by the Farmington City Council.RELATED CONTENT
St. Michael's announced plans for the ceremony of the laying of the corner stone at its new church 100 years ago this week. Check out Looking Back to see what else happened this week in Farmington's history.RELATED CONTENT
Police responded to routine calls in the past week.RELATED CONTENT
Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist and his staff are getting ready for the increased number of calls regarding theft of personal property that always seems to come as the days get longer and warmer. Lindquist is also appealing to residents to think about what they can do to prevent break-ins to their cars, garages and homes.RELATED CONTENT
Between now and next week, Farmington Veterans of Foreign Wars Sypal-Lundgren Post 7662 commander Ron Ersfeld hopes to collect enough donations to fund the purchase of 72 U.S. flags. Between Monday and the week before Memorial Day, he wants to get all 72 of those flags mounted on light poles in downtown Farmington.RELATED CONTENT
Mail carriers in Farmington and Rosemount hope to do a little more heavy lifting than usual on Saturday, and more picking up than they do in a typical day. Saturday is the 21st edition of the national letter carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.RELATED CONTENT
Talk about a win-win situation. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved a new six-year contract with the city’s recycling provider, Dick’s Sanitation. The deal will mean quite a few benefits to the city and residents — not to mention, the environment.RELATED CONTENT