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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Alumni to sing with Concordia Choir at local concert
Calls made to change property tax that doesn't stay local
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Davenport, Slayton shine at sections
DCTC baseball: Blue Knights play earliest outdoor game in state history
Girls hockey: Upset of South sends Tigers to state
Swim and dive: Tigers triumph on Senior Night
Boys hockey: Tigers fall a goal short against South, Eagan
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Brown
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Paulson
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs Fluecker
Margaret A. Raub, 92
Gene Barthel, 69
Jan E. Altenburg, 57
Boots Turek, 67
Deanna Weniger: Virtual reality dinosaurs and spiders mess with your mind
Sen. Matt Little: First impressions and getting to work at the Capitol
Letter: Sen. Matt Little’s bill would weaken local government control
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Pat Rupp: A grumpy old man's list of grievances
Real Estate Showcase
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
October 1, 2010
Good things are popping in Castle Rock
People who have come to expect their popcorn comes in ready-for-the-microwave bags might be surprised to see behind the scenes at Clem's Homegrown...
October 1, 2010 - 11:31am
August 27, 2010
Bargain shopping in overdrive
In the world of bargain shopping there are sales, there are coupons and then there's the kind of mysterious retail magic Alison Hequet works...
August 27, 2010 - 10:38am
July 1, 2010
Farmer's market is back with greens to go
Farmington's downtown farmer's market made its summer return last Thursday, much to the delight of residents looking for fresh vegetables and...
July 1, 2010 - 11:41am
May 13, 2010
Book Report: Restaurant owner pre-dates Kroc
As a wee tad, I saw a movie called "The Harvey Girls," starring Judy Garland and a bevy of '40s beauties. I thought it told the story of how a restaurateur named Fred Harvey recruited a bevy of '40s beauties to work in his restaurants along a railroad line called "The Atchison,...
May 13, 2010 - 2:32pm
February 3, 2009
Inspectors look for peanut butter products
ST. PAUL - Food inspectors are fanning out across Minnesota this week to make sure potentially tainted peanut butter products no longer are for...
February 3, 2009 - 12:00am
January 14, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin consider sharing
ST. PAUL - Minnesota and Wisconsin can save millions of dollars if they work closer together - on things such as bulk purchases of salt for roads...
January 14, 2009 - 12:00am
November 24, 2008
Minnesota Farm Bureau tackles food vs. fuel issue
BROOKLYN PARK, Minn. -- Minnesota farmers and ranchers face challenges but also opportunities, says the head of the state's largest farm organization....
November 24, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Food shelf could get new home, too
Imelda Becker doesn't much care where the Farmington Food Shelf is moved to. She just knows it needs to be moved. Becker has run the Farmington Food Shelf since 1992. Located in the Faith United Methodist Church, it is a community resource that serves about 60 families -- about 200...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
FHS will kick off its homecoming food drive this Saturday
The 2008 Farmington Homecoming Committee is conducting a food drive in conjunction with this year's week-long Homecoming celebration, which begins Saturday, Sept. 20. Donations of non-perishable food items can be brought to any Farmington Area Public Schools building, as well as...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 14, 2008
Ag chief disputes ethanol-food price link
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's agriculture commissioner says the country's grocery stores are misleading Americans when they claim that corn-based ethanol is driving up food prices. "Some of this message is the result of calculated efforts from groups such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association,"...
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am