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Farming the land for 150 years: Meadowbrook Farm marking sesquicentennial year
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
Three men accused of violent Rosemount robbery
Farmington study estimates $10 million in building maintenance
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
crime and courts
Rosemount volleyball battles pair of ranked teams
Farmington football struggles against Lakeville North
Farmington girls' tennis improves as conference play starts
Farmington volleyball falls to Northfield
Farmington edged out by Shakopee 18-16
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
PHOTOS: Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Sunshine Foundation grants Farmington teen a Dream Wish Trip to New York City
Farmington Library events Sept. 7-15
arts and entertainment
Dakota Cty Bd Minutes for 082217
Farmington Ord 017-732 Burn Permits
Empire Twp Ord 400-B Zoning Amendment
Vermillion River Watershed PHN 102617 Rules Update
M*I Marshall & Ilsley Bank v Marilyn Hannemann
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
Randy O. Kinkle, 59
Letter to the editor: Money, regulations don’t solve problems
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Letter: Imagining city without its pool
Chuck Brooks: Take advantage of many RHS 100th events
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
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July 22, 2011
Book Report: The 'real' Glenn Ford revealed, and a book that pokes personal memories
"In hindsight, he becomes more interesting and more drawn to sado-masochism.
July 22, 2011 - 2:04pm
May 19, 2011
Book Report: There's some books you can't put down
Author Belva Plain died last year, just after completing her 22nd novel, all of them bestsellers. The latest is "Heartwood," (Delacorte Press, $24.95). I had never read a novel by this ubiquitous writer who was almost continuously on the bestseller lists ever since I began reviewing....
May 19, 2011 - 3:31pm
March 24, 2011
Book Report: Rural genes bring out the best in this author
I would love to know Catherine Holm. Have you ever felt that way about a writer you have never read before? I've just read Holm's first short...
March 24, 2011 - 12:31pm
October 21, 2010
Your weekend: Help restore Vermillion River streambank this weekend
Thursday Open mic There will be an open mic hosted by Marv Gohman at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Guitar hero at the library Teens can play Guitar Hero on the big screen at the Dakota County...
October 21, 2010 - 9:26am
October 12, 2010
Changes are in store for Grand History event
It's not always easy to get something new out of an old place like Dakota City Heritage Village, but the folks out there are giving it a shot this month. Instead of offering the Grand History Day program Dakota City has held for the better part of two decades, this year, they're...
October 12, 2010 - 10:54am
October 7, 2010
Your weekend: Haunted house to support troops is this weekend
Thursday Baby storytime There will be a storytime for babies up to 24 months, their caregivers and their siblings from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The event will include stories, songs, bounces and playtime. The library is located at 508...
October 7, 2010 - 9:49am
September 23, 2010
80s favorites Great White will play Saturday at the fairgrounds
My, my, my. Popular 80s hair band Great White is coming to Farmington this weekend, headlining Saturday's second annual Rocktoberfest, sponsored...
September 23, 2010 - 9:37am
September 9, 2010
Book Report: Minnesota authors have much to offer
Lots of books from and about Minnesota this week First off, try a big doorstopper, "North Country: The Making of Minnesota," by Mary Letherd Wingerd (University of Minnesota Press, $34.95). Wingerd, a St. Cloud State history professor, tells a different story of the state, beginning...
September 9, 2010 - 8:52am
August 20, 2010
Book Report: A triple treat this week
Here are two good reads to take on your last trip to the cabin up north. The first is "Beautiful Malice," by Australian author Rebecca James (Bantam, $25). We're introduced to Katharine Patterson, a mysterious character who wishes to cast off her past and moves to a new city, changes...
August 20, 2010 - 2:08am
August 5, 2010
Book Report: Misspellings are thorns in the sides of many
Fifty years ago in Bowling Green, Ohio, a fellow named Charlie Perkins made the best goldarned bologna outside of Bologna, Italy. Business was so good, Perkins put a new neon sign out of his little butcher shop at the edge of town. The sign simply said "PERKIN'S MEAT'S." The sign...
August 5, 2010 - 10:33am
July 1, 2010
Your weekend: Teens can try their hands at making a book Thursday
Thursday Handmade books Teens can try making their own books at a handmade books workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. June 30. Participants will use funky materials to create a handmade book with the help of the ArtStart Scrapmobile. Registration required. A Minnesota Legacy program. For...
July 1, 2010 - 1:27pm
Book Report: Perfect reads to have along when not fishing
It's time to go to the lake. Worrying about that seven-day hiatus when it rains morning, noon and night, or when the fish all stop biting? Don't worry. Bring some books along.
July 1, 2010 - 9:27am
June 24, 2010
Dew Days music, delivered with a little 'Butterlove'
For years, Harbee Tharaldson was the guy who emceed the Mountain Dew Days grand parade. It was his contribution to the annual city celebration....
June 24, 2010 - 9:49am
June 17, 2010
Your weekend: Dew Days is back downtown this weekend
Thursday Open mic night There will be an open mic night hosted by Marv Gohman June 17 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Friday Live music Pink Sock Disease will perform at 8:30 p.m. June 18 at the Farmington...
June 17, 2010 - 9:44am
June 12, 2010
Arts council seeks artists for spring show
The Dakota Valley Arts Council is looking for artists to submit up to three pieces of artwork for the 2010 Dew Days Spring Art Show. The art show will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 19 and 20 at the Farmington City Hall. Artwork may be picked up after the show. Artists may also...
June 12, 2010 - 9:16am