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September 19, 2016
Candidates in District 58 forum vow to work together but bring opposing views to the table
September 19, 2016 - 2:47pm
As the summer winds down and the fall begins to unfold frequent fliers refer to the approaching period as "shoulder season," which is the small gap between the high prices of peak season and the low season. Thinkstock / The Forum
Shoulder season means bargains for fliers
September 19, 2016 - 2:00pm
Police blocked streets in some areas of downtown Farmington on Monday, Sept. 19. At around 9:35 a.m., the Farmington Police posted that the incident had been cleared.
UPDATE: Man on squirrel hunt, armed with pellet gun, prompts lockdown at Farmington schools
September 19, 2016 - 10:31am
Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by 'soldier'
September 19, 2016 - 10:16am
September 18, 2016
Macy's entrance at Crossroads Center in St. Cloud, Minn., Sunday, Sept. 18. Rob Beer / Forum News Service
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
September 15, 2016
Charges: Minnesota Uber driver takes teen girl to apartment for ‘quick sex’
September 15, 2016 - 1:48pm
Teaching series hopes to bring mental health struggles into the light
September 15, 2016 - 5:49am
September 14, 2016
Micheal Zziwa, 29, formerly from Uganda, Africa, is taking 14 credits through online courses at Dakota County Technical College. Students like him will benefit from new courses and programs funded by a $3.2 million grant from the Department of Education to serve adult learners.(Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
DCTC and Inver Hill colleges score $3.2 million grant to help adult learners
September 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
The bell tower at the Church of St. Michael is getting remodeled after water damage rotted the the main support column. The column was removed from the tower on Monday, Sept. 12. (Deanna Weniger | Independent Town Pages)
St. Michael’s bell tower getting a makeover
September 14, 2016 - 5:29am
September 13, 2016
In the spring, third through eighth graders and select high school grades were given the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test (MCA). In math, 65.6 percent of the students tested were at or above proficiency compared to the state’s 59.4 percent. Reading was 63.6 percent compared to the state’s 58.9 percent. Science was lowest at 56 percent, but still higher than the state’s 54.7 percent.
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 9, 2016
Applications being accepted for Master Water Stewards program
September 9, 2016 - 11:39am
This year's lineup for Ramble Jam, Sept. 16 and 17 at the Dakota County Fairgrounds will include Old Dominion (pictured), Steve Moakler, Lost Highway, Devon Worley, Chris Janson, Granger Smith/Earl Dibbles Jr., Chris Hawkey, Caitlyn Smith and Shane Martin.
Ramble Jam participants could get sneak peek at Old Dominion's fall tour
September 9, 2016 - 11:38am
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell (left) and Isaac Kuehn (right) attended BestPrep’s Minnesota Business Venture, a week-long business camp, earlier this summer. (Submitted Photo)
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm