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Primary coming up Aug. 9
El Charro adds outdoor patio
City to announce Vermillion River Crossings addition Monday
Seeing friends through a different lens
Fire Chief Larsen receives national honor
crime and courts
VFW baseball: Post 7662 survives, advances to districts
Legion baseball: Post 189 fades in sub-district
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
VFW baseball: Streak at 13 heading into sub-districts
Hogan wins senior amateur
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
Your weekend: A farmers' market and pizza in a historic setting
Senior food program seeks more participation
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Lawrence
Mortgages Unlimited, vs Hernandez
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs whaley
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Melanie Kaiser, 52
Loneal Lee Poole, 83
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Editorial: Ambassadors will make Farmington proud
Nathan Hansen: Bring on that cool, cool air
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July 4, 2016
Solar panels coming to four Farmington schools
Four Farmington schools should have solar panels on their roofs by the end of September. The school board on Monday approved a contract with Edina-based Sundial Solar Energy to put solar panels on Boeckman and Dodge middle schools and Riverview and Farmington elementary schools. ...
July 4, 2016 - 7:22pm
July 1, 2016
Bastyr gives graduation speech
For Farmington’s Anna Bastyr, speaking at her high school graduation wasn’t something she ever expected. That’s what she recently told...
July 1, 2016 - 3:47pm
Dakota Logo moves in with Vintage Marketplace
New look, same store. The Vintage Marketplace, 302 Oak St., is under new ownership. Sara Kammueller and her husband, Rob Kammueller, of Farmington,...
July 1, 2016 - 11:58am
Highway 3 construction coming up
Motorists will encounter delays and a detour on Highway 3 between Highway 50 and just south of 213th Street and Main Street in Farmington beginning Friday, July 8. Beginning at 10 p.m., northbound Highway 3 will be closed between Highway 50 and just south of 213 Street and Main Street...
July 1, 2016 - 11:44am
June 30, 2016
Weberg receives Volunteer Service Award
Nancy Weberg recently received the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award level of the President’s Volunteer Service Award for her time and dedication to Farmington’s youth. Weberg has a strong appreciation for reading and literacy, especially among young learners. She has devoted...
June 30, 2016 - 11:43am
June 29, 2016
"Jingle" serves up homemade cookies and cakes
Denise Maroni had watched her mom take cake decorating courses growing up. She then started watching cake decorating shows on TV. Finally, she...
June 29, 2016 - 4:36pm
School lunch prices will go up a dime for 2016-17
Students will need to add an extra dime to their lunch money this school year. Breakfast will be an extra nickel. The Farmington school board voted Monday to increase school lunch prices to keep up with rising costs. The district estimates it will spend $3.3 million on food services...
June 29, 2016 - 9:51am
Garage fire on Heritage Way causes damage
The Farmington Fire Department was called to the scene of a garage fire at 508 Heritage Way at 11:39 p.m. on June 27. The first unit arrived...
June 29, 2016 - 9:42am
Price, timeframe increase for Tiger Stadium repairs
Repairs on the Tiger Stadium plaza will cost more and take longer than anticipated, Jane Houska, director of finance said Monday. The school board approved a $92,893 increase to stabilize the plaza’s crumbling foundation. The stadium should be fixed and open for student sports Sept....
June 29, 2016 - 9:32am
June 27, 2016
Farmington police report: June 10-16
Farmington police activity for the week of June 10-16.
News/crime and courts
June 27, 2016 - 5:59am
June 24, 2016
Abundant Vine grows from the ground up
People who know Rachael Cochrane like to joke that if the zombie apocalypse ever comes, they’re heading to her house because she’s basically...
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 23, 2016
Council sets goals for the year ahead
The Farmington City Council announced its four-pronged goals for Farmington at Monday’s meeting, a planning exercise done annually. Priorities for 2016-17 can be grouped into four categories: financial, development, partnerships and service delivery. Under financial, the city plans...
June 23, 2016 - 4:30pm
Man charged with stealing pickup truck
A Minneapolis man has been charged with theft of a motor vehicle after police found the pickup truck he was driving parked in a Farmington gas station around 1 a.m. June 12. According to a complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney’s Office, police ran the license plate...
News/crime and courts
June 23, 2016 - 10:09am
Superintendent will take an extended leave
Farmington School District superintendent Jay Haugen will take an extended leave in June and July to spend more time with his wife, the district announced last week. Janet Haugen was diagnosed with cancer 2 ½ years ago. She recently discontinued her treatment and has entered hospice....
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am