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Prairieview Park to get new playground equipment, shelter
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
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Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
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Girls track preview: Talented trio to lead Tigers
Boys track preview: New faces fill Farmington roster
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
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Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
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Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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November 24, 2016
Try these 4 innovative Thanksgiving leftover recipes
FARGO — For many, the joy of Thanksgiving is linked to food. Cooks spends hours – even weeks – before the holiday preparing a meal that...
November 24, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 23, 2016
Senior food program seeks more participation
Anika Rychner knows there are seniors in Farmington and Rosemount who are struggling to get by. There are hundreds of seniors in Farmington and...
June 23, 2016 - 5:59am
June 9, 2016
Farmers’ market relocates to fairgrounds
If they know it at all, most people probably know the Dakota County Agricultural Society as the group that puts on the county fair each year....
June 9, 2016 - 5:59am
March 3, 2016
A new kind of food fight will benefit food shelves
When Minnesota FoodShare announced that the theme of its March food drive campaign was A Different Kind of Food Fight, employees of 360 Communities,...
March 3, 2016 - 6:14am
November 20, 2015
Meal-packing charity buys former Presbyterian church
The man behind the non-profit Feed My Starving Children is bringing his latest mission to Farmington. On Monday, Richard Proudfit closed on...
November 20, 2015 - 2:41pm
October 23, 2015
Riverview Elementary School student Brooklyn Kruger was the winner of the Farmington Fire Department’s recent food drive contest. Any student...
October 23, 2015 - 1:40pm
September 19, 2014
Castle Rock couple finally enjoying the fruits of their labor
The trees at Castle Rock Orchard are not what you might imagine when you picture an orchard. There are no spreading branches, no rolling hills...
September 19, 2014 - 1:27pm
July 11, 2014
Farmington Food Shelf is looking for fresh greens
Gardening is something of an all-or-nothing process. In the early weeks, gardeners sit and wait for seeds to sprout. A couple of weeks later, they don’t know what to do with all of the vegetables coming out of the ground. Kris Akin from the Farmington Food Shelf has a suggestion...
July 11, 2014 - 7:04am
February 20, 2014
Farmington, Rosemount food shelves make a push for giving
Make your next trip to the grocery store an act of heroism and help feed someone who is hungry. March is Minnesota FoodShare month and for area food shelves it’s a time to stock shelves that are going bare. 360 Communities runs five food shelves in Dakota County including centers...
February 20, 2014 - 11:28am
November 26, 2013
Farmington restaurant serves a free meal for holiday orphans
When Kirk Zeaman lived in State College, Pa., there was a restaurant that offered a free meal on Thanksgiving. It was a gathering place for people who couldn’t afford a meal of their own, or who didn’t have family in the area to celebrate with. Zeaman always liked the tradition,...
November 26, 2013 - 2:33pm
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In...
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 12, 2012
Book Report: 'Birdseye' look at frozen food, more
Mark Kurlansky astounded the reading world several years ago when he wrote "Cod: A Biography of the Fish that Changed the World." Later he did...
July 12, 2012 - 2:11pm
May 10, 2012
Annual post office food drive is Saturday in Farmington
For Farmington's mail carriers, a little extra lifting and carrying is a small sacrifice for an opportunity to help the people they serve every...
May 10, 2012 - 7:01am
January 15, 2011
Elementary school has gone green
Over at Farmington Elementary School, not all lessons are taught in the classrooms. Some are taught in the lunchroom. Just over a month ago,...
January 15, 2011 - 7:55am
October 7, 2010
Brewing up a change at the Ugly Mug
A popular north-Farmington coffee shop is going to go through a transformation in the weeks ahead. The Ugly Mug has always been more than a...
October 7, 2010 - 10:50am