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Minn. roundup: Woman, 19, dies in skiing accident after striking tree
Update: Schools closed today
The Recycling Zone changes plastic bags policy
WATCH: Sheriff urges drivers to slow down after dashcam captures close call
Warming houses closed
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Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
arts and entertainment
Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
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January 19, 2018
It's National Popcorn Day and here are 2 ways you can celebrate
Today, Friday, Jan. 19, marks a hallowed day for American snackers. It's National Popcorn Day, a day set aside specially to honor one of our...
January 19, 2018 - 8:34am
July 5, 2017
Lots of 'craft' beer is brewed by Anheuser-Busch - here's how to spot the real stuff
As Big Beer has snapped up craft breweries, it's grown harder to tell who the true indies are. But a new industry effort hopes to clear up the...
July 5, 2017 - 4:35pm
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