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A classroom becomes a community at RVES
Well water testing program expands in Dakota County
School District 192 will explore funding needs
Farmington council examines recycling fees
City of Farmington’s share of taxes will go up
crime and courts
Week 3: Big plays help Eagan pull away, 41-0
Farmington girls tennis: Tigers sweep Blaze
Farmington girls soccer: Tigers take two
Farmington swimming and diving: Irish prevail in first SSC clash
Farmington volleyball: Tigers off to 7-1 start
RACE 2.0 will raise money for a new ladder truck for FFD
Tiger Fun Run returns
Farmington Veterans Memorial is dedicated
Ramble Jam returns to Farmington this weekend
Looking back: Farmington schools were ready to welcome students 75, 100 years ago
arts and entertainment
Jane F. Becker, 93
Donna Hanks, 84
Dorothy "Lois" Graphenteen, 82
Eleanor Hudak, 86
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Phomsoukha
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Gripp
Wells Fargo Bank, vs Cardinal
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Anderson
Wells Fargo Bank, N vs Dolby
Letter to the editor: A poem in honor of ‘Vermillion Pam’
Letter to the editor: New memorial is a wonderful addition
Nathan's column: Not everyone is meant to fly
Editorial: Memorial is a wonderful addition
Michelle's column: A memorable vacation
June 19, 2014
Dew Days activity returns this weekend
Somewhere in Farmington, beds are being fine-tuned, newly crowned royalty is getting acclimated to the weight of a tiara and a friendly pig is picking out its favorite shade of lipstick. It’s Dew Days time again. This year’s edition of Farmington’s summer festival officially...
June 19, 2014 - 3:03pm
June 17, 2014
Looking back: A peeper was on the loose, scaring Farmington girls 75 years ago
50 years ago From the June 11, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Council talks private liquor – but not yet The possibility of private liquor licenses in Farmington rounded out the discussion of the village council Tuesday night, and action was delayed to give the...
June 17, 2014 - 7:29am
June 15, 2014
Farmington farmers market just keeps growing
Like the produce available there, the Farmington Farmers Market grows every year. And this year is no exception. The farmers market kicks off its summer run on June 19, during the early phase of Dew Days. This year’s market will feature selections from 19 vendors, three of which...
life / events
June 15, 2014 - 7:27am
June 13, 2014
Organized for Farmington: June news and notes
A monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs. Farmington Dew Days As Dew Days draws near, participants are sought for the annual Rib Cookoff event to be held in downtown Farmington on June 21. Set up is 8 a.m. Contest entrants will be set up on Oak Street, between...
June 13, 2014 - 7:34am
Farmington pool is open for summertime fun
It was a little warm and stuffy on June 6, but that was just fine for the staff at the Farmington outdoor pool. Warm and stuffy is good when pool season starts. Just after noon on Friday, the first swimmers jumped into the outdoor pool, officially kicking off the pool’s 44th season...
life / arts and entertainment
June 13, 2014 - 7:06am
Farmington woman's project will recognize local ‘heroes’
Lamp posts in downtown Farmington might soon start to pay tribute to the community’s military men and women. Farmington resident Chelsey Nieland is leading an effort to install banners that honor what she calls the city’s hometown heroes, men and women, both living and dead,...
June 13, 2014 - 7:04am
June 12, 2014
Your weekend: Make salad your lunch Thursday at Farmington Lutheran Church
Thursday Salad luncheon Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12. Farmington Lutheran Church is located at 20600 Akin Road. Friday Family Fun Day Dakota City Heritage Village will hold its June Family and Friends Fun...
life / events
June 12, 2014 - 7:38am
Farmington VFW: Community service with a side salad
Serving doesn’t officially start until 5 p.m. at the Farmington VFW’s monthly steak frys, but there was already a line forming by 4:50 on the third Saturday of May. These are regulars: longtime Farmington residents who show up every month for a juicy steak, a baked potato, salad...
life / events
June 12, 2014 - 7:02am
June 11, 2014
Dakota City Heritage Village plans summer events
Dakota City Heritage Village is opening the doors to many of its buildings for three events this summer. The events are called Family and Friends Fun Days, and they are meant to be a time for folks to just stop by the village and check things out. “They’re for anybody who wants...
life / arts and entertainment
June 11, 2014 - 11:22am
June 10, 2014
Looking back: A ‘cyclone-gale’ caused much damage to the area 50 years ago
50 years ago From the June 4, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune National Bank charter denied The May 30 issue of Commercial West, a banking magazine, has reported that the application for a bank charter for the Dakota National Bank at Farmington, Minn., has been disapproved...
June 10, 2014 - 7:14am
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