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Farmington volunteers recognized for dedication to West St. Paul group home
Clinton, Trump debate gets personal
Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
Farmington High School kicks off Homecoming festivities
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Girls swim & dive: Tigers score two big victories
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
COMP AMEND ORD
RESOLUTION NO. R71-16
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Arnold Ratzlaff, 85
Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
Kyle Kalina, 25
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
Letter: Jake Cordes will work hard for the school district
Letter: Tim Pitcher will do what’s right for all of us
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September 14, 2016
Girls soccer: Tigers open SSC slate with shutout of Blaze
The Farmington girls soccer team got out to a strong start in its South Suburban Conference schedule with a 2-0 shutout of Burnsville last Thursday...
September 14, 2016 - 9:32pm
DCTC and Inver Hill colleges score $3.2 million grant to help adult learners
Micheal Ziwa, 29, came to America in 2014 from Uganda, Africa. He’d gone to high school, but college was not possible for Ziwa, who describes...
September 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
St. Michael’s bell tower getting a makeover
Farmington may be a quiet town by nature, but this summer it’s been too quiet. Residents living near the Church of St. Michael have missed...
September 14, 2016 - 5:29am
September 13, 2016
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
Across the board, Farmington schools scored higher than the state in three separate tests. “I think it’s very impressive,” said Sharon...
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
ST. PAUL — Republican Donald Trump will remain as an option for Minnesota voters, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Wholly dismissing the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's petition to remove Trump from Minnesota ballots, the court said the time is too tight to...
September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
Football, Week 2: Progress shows in Tigers’ first victory
The Farmington football team put together the bounce-back game it needed Friday night against Eastview. The Tigers cut down on the penalties...
September 13, 2016 - 10:34am
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums, including two next week that will include candidates representing residents of the Farmington and Rosemount areas. Candidates from Minnesota legislative Districts 57 and 58 will participate in...
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 9, 2016
Cross country: Teams, individuals move up for Irish, Tigers at Irish Invite
Both the Rosemount boys and girls cross country teams used balanced scoring to move up at Friday morning’s 15th-annual Irish Invitational....
September 9, 2016 - 12:02pm
Applications being accepted for Master Water Stewards program
Residents can learn how to protect clean water in lakes and streams in their communities by becoming a Master Water Steward. Applications are being accepted for the Freshwater Society's Master Water Stewards program, which trains residents to protect local waterways from pollution...
September 9, 2016 - 11:39am
Ramble Jam participants could get sneak peek at Old Dominion's fall tour
If you're taking "Wrong Turns" running "Half Empty" and going "Nowhere Fast," you may want to engage the "Power of Positive Drinkin," raise one...
September 9, 2016 - 11:38am
Faith Notes: Feel Free to disturb our Lord
When you walk down a hotel hallway, what do you often see hanging from the doorknobs? Little signs that say, "Do No Disturb" or "Come Back Later." What an accurate description of the attitude of many people toward the claims of Christ and God's promises for us. Not only on Sunday...
September 9, 2016 - 5:22am
September 8, 2016
Chuck Brooks: Reflections on five years writing
Welcome back! Summer is behind us; school is underway; Halloween is alive and well in all the stores. What more could you ask for? It was another quick summer. Onward to autumn.
September 8, 2016 - 5:21am
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell and Isaac Kuehn got to learn the ins and outs of business development during a week at BestPrep's...
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
Farmington property taxes to go up in 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the Farmington City Council has voted to raise property taxes. In 2017, taxes could go up 4.94 percent or $52.72 annually for the average household. The council has until Dec. 5 to finalize the amount. The decision came at Tuesday night's council meeting,...
September 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
Pat Rupp: No longer a man on the run
Somewhere in my mid 30's, about the time my waistline started to expand like the national debt, I decided to jump on the bandwagon of the day, distance running. It wasn't exactly distance running in the beginning as my Stan Smith tennis shoes and deplorable physical condition wouldn't...
September 7, 2016 - 8:37am