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Downtown block party returns Saturday
Farmington stumps for special session
City, district will take would-be Farmington candidates to school
Farmington police will target driving basics
Local leaders pitch Farmington as site of special legislative session
crime and courts
Farmington American Legion baseball:Post 189 takes 8-11 mark into playoffs
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 wins sub-district
For football teams, work starts early
VFW baseball: Streaking into sub-sections
Legion baseball: Post 189 wins three at Gopher Classic
FHS, community ed present ‘The Crucible’
Dakota City featured at Como carousel
This time, the shoe’s on the other foot
New equipment at Farmington's Fair Hills Park
Relay for Life is full of stories
arts and entertainment
Mary Ann Scudder, 92
Amy A. Deegan, 91
Dorothea M. Pryor, 69
Clara J. Vetell, 91
Michael I. Elvestad, 60
ADV FOR BIDS City of Farmington
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Kahle
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Lang
Wells Fargo Bank vs Pelton
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Bouma
Michelle's column: Carrying our history into the future
Letter to the editor: Sculpture brings message of peace
Letter to the editor: Dedication set for memorial
Nathan's column: A missed career opportunity
Editorial: Special session would be exciting
June 8, 2014
Dakota City camps send kids back in time
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all Dakota County kids want to stop learning about history. There are plenty of kids who will gladly put down their iPads and turn off their smartphones, just so they can learn how to not use technology every day. Dakota...
life / events
June 8, 2014 - 7:11am
June 6, 2014
Farmington library renovation work continues
The Dakota County Library in Farmington is usually a pretty busy place during the summer, and that likely won’t change this year, even though the library building itself is still under construction. The library has been set up on the second floor of Farmington City Hall since the...
June 6, 2014 - 2:48pm
June 5, 2014
A welcome surprise for Farmington girl
It took Alyssandra Ybarra a few seconds to spot the special visitor at the back of her classroom last Friday afternoon. When she finally did, a smile spread across her face that likely didn’t go far for the rest of the day. Maybe longer. “Daddy!” she said, then ran to embrace...
life / family
June 5, 2014 - 11:46am
Dakota County summit will focus on aging population
The Minnesota State Demographic Center projects by 2030 there will be more people age 65 and older in Minnesota than elementary, middle and high school students combined. That will have significant implications. To explore those implications, Dakota County Public Health has partnered...
life / health
June 5, 2014 - 11:22am
May 31, 2014
Leonard takes on new leadership role
Michelle Leonard’s path in the American Legion Auxiliary might have been set years ago. Leonard, an Independent Town Pages staff writer, hadn’t even held her first meeting as president of Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 when she attended a membership rally in hopes...
May 31, 2014 - 7:12am
May 28, 2014
Farmington will hold three Memorial Day ceremonies
This week is one of the busiest, and one of the most important, to local veterans groups, as both the Farmington American Legion and Farmington Veterans of Foreign Wars are preparing for Memorial Day. It is a week of planning for three short, but important local ceremonies — a...
life / events
May 28, 2014 - 3:48pm
May 27, 2014
Looking back: Cummings was crowned as Dairy Princess in 1964
50 years ago From the May 21, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Dairy princess crowned Dairy Princess Joyce Cummings and her two attendants were picked last Thursday evening at the Kon Tiki Club, Orchard Gardens. They are: Jeanne Fink, 17, Northfield; Princess Joyce Cummings,...
May 27, 2014 - 7:58am
May 23, 2014
A dream delayed, but ultimately found for Farmington man
For a while, Josh Taylor convinced himself he was living his dream. He had moved from Australia to Arizona in 2001 to take a job designing golf courses with his childhood hero, Minnesota native Tom Lehmann. Work was good, and yet, in the back of his mind, there was always this feeling...
life / family
May 23, 2014 - 7:40am
May 22, 2014
Your weekend: Memorial Day events planned for this weekend
Thursday Farmington Wreath making American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Unit 7662 will gather to make poppy wreaths at 6 p.m., on May 22. The poppy wreaths will be placed on placed veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. All members are encouraged to participate....
life / events
May 22, 2014 - 2:03pm
May 20, 2014
Looking back: Girls from Farmington, Rosemount competed for 1964 Dairy Princess title
50 years ago From the May 14, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune 13 contestants for Dairy Princess title Dakota County will have 13 contestants in the County Dairy Princess Contest on Thursday, May 14. The contest will be held at the Kon Tiki Club near Lakeville.... Contestants...
May 20, 2014 - 7:47am
May 15, 2014
Your weekend: World War II weekend at the fairgrounds
Thursday Wild Turkey Federation dinner The Vermillion Longbeards chapter of the National Wild turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet May 15 at Celts Pub in Farmington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7. There will be a live auction, silent auction, games,...
life / events
May 15, 2014 - 7:52am
May 13, 2014
Looking back: A reading room for men was suggested after Farmington went dry in 1914
50 years ago From the May 7, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Farmor store hosts grand opening May 7, 8 The Farmor Store under the management of Harold and Sandra Nelson of Farmington, invites the public to attend their grand opening on Thursday and Friday of this...
May 13, 2014 - 7:51am
May 9, 2014
Organized for Farmington: May news and notes
Farmington Food Shelf Saturday, May 10th marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving: the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality...
May 9, 2014 - 7:04am
May 8, 2014
Postal food drive returns Saturday in Farmington
Mail carriers spend most of their time delivering, but as they make their rounds Saturday they hope to do more than a little picking up. Carriers in Farmington and Rosemount will join postal workers nationwide this weekend for the post office’s annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive....
life / events
May 8, 2014 - 11:12am
Fundraiser will help Hampton sisters who share a rare genetic disorder
Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a. While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child,...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am