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Most school construction projects will continue through October
The Rambling River, Part 1: The Vermillion River has supported local communities for over a century
Northern's annual system shutdown test Friday morning
Open houses coming up for area schools
Party time at The Cakery
crime and courts
Boys cross country preview: Young and dedicated runners return to lead Tigers
Girls soccer preview: Offense ready to roll
Tiger Stadium will be ready for Farmington football opener next Friday
Girls cross country preview: Tigers after another trip to state meet
Football preview: Tigers bring experience to Fischer’s second year
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
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Komarnytskyi
City of Farmington Public Hearing - Gossips Bar & Grill 9/6/16
ORDINANCE NO. 325
Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation vs Lacore
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Real Estate Showcase
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 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
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