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School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
Cross country: Farmington duo goes 1-2 again at conference meet
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
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
arts and entertainment
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. vs Hronek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Russo
STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Franzen
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Tim Pitcher will bring conservative approach
Real Estate Showcase
November 14, 2014
Holiday giving program is looking for volunteers
If Tara Urbia ever wonders about the impact of Armful of Love, all she needs to do is watch the faces of the people she talks to about the holiday...
November 14, 2014 - 4:43pm
October 3, 2014
Coats for Kids drive starts Monday
Kids grow fast. Really fast. And now that cooler weather is right around the corner, some parents may be wondering what to do with those jackets their kids have outgrown. North Trail Elementary School family support worker Char Anderson has a solution: donate those coats to the Salvation...
October 3, 2014 - 7:00am
August 15, 2014
Three decades in, Farmington's Last Hope is going strong
Growing up on a farm, Bev Orr, saw how many stray animals there were that needed to be cared for. As a little girl and an animal lover, though,...
August 15, 2014 - 7:06am
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,...
June 5, 2014 - 11:46am
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...
May 23, 2014 - 7:40am
April 24, 2014
Farmington's Patriotic Day group seeks Civil War descendants
Farmington’s annual Patriotic Day ceremony always honors veterans. This year, though, none of the featured veterans will be able to participate...
April 24, 2014 - 1:50pm
April 17, 2014
Farmington family honored by Gov. Dayton
When Army National Guard Staff Sgt. David Hannan was deployed to Afghanistan last fall, his 10-year-old son, Gavin, was upset. It was the third...
April 17, 2014 - 1:30pm
February 6, 2014
Farmington's Special Olympics program hopes to grow
In this Olympic year, Empire township resident Rochelle Tillison is trying to recruit her own athletes and volunteers. Tillison is looking for...
February 6, 2014 - 12:45pm
September 20, 2013
Click to read Sep 2013 Senior Lifestyle e-Magazine
September 20, 2013 - 4:00pm
March 26, 2013
Board games can entertain, chase away cabin fever
Finding the right games for this setting can be a challenge for people of different interests and ages, but with careful selection and compromise,...
March 26, 2013 - 9:18am
OH, BABY! You're in good hands
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information...
March 26, 2013 - 8:24am
October 22, 2010
Looking back: 'Well-dressed tramps' stole from residents 115 years ago
25 years ago From the October 23, 1985 edition of the Farmington Independent Chamber forms committee to help beautify downtown Judging by the turn-out at a meeting held last Tuesday night, either very few people feel downtown Farmington needs beautifying, or very few people...
October 22, 2010 - 8:03am
October 15, 2010
Changes coming to parenting series
The old saying goes, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." While that's probably true for a lot of things, sometimes a little tweak here and there can't hurt, either. So maybe that's part of the reason the people who organize Farmington's annual Parent Fair decided to change things...
October 15, 2010 - 7:30am
September 30, 2010
For 25 years, a lifeline for pets
For a quarter century, Last Hope has been making matches between lonely animals and families who can love them. It's a service founder Bev Orr...
September 30, 2010 - 10:57am
September 23, 2010
A new castle on the banks of the Vermillion
Hear ye, hear ye, all young kings and queens of Farmington! Come next summer, a new kingdom awaits ye. The kingdom will be the royal Rambling...
September 23, 2010 - 9:30am