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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
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Girls golf: Irish, Tigers battle conditions at Valleywood
Softball: Third-ranked Tigers handed first loss in Mankato East Tournament finals
Girls track and field: Individuals shine at home invite
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take out No. 3 Stillwater, 7-6
Boys track and field: Tigers seventh at Mega Meet
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
arts and entertainment
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSN VS LOPIN
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Padilla
Washington Mutual Bank vs Johnson
Financial Freedom Senior vs Remer
TRANSports and electranics
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
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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 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
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
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