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District considers Principal Dan Miller for new director position
FHS bands perform winter concerts, Jubilee
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
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Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
Real Estate Showcase
November 30, 2016
Bourbon Butcher officially opens Dec. 7
Tony Donatell, owner and general manager of Bourbon Butcher, said his new restaurant at 20700 Chippendale Ave. would be a restaurant for the...
November 30, 2016 - 5:30am
EDA offers $2,500 grants for facade improvements to downtown businesses
If there was an award for the ugliest building, Eric Ruud of Top Notch Properties said his company would win. He's taking advantage of a new incentive from the city to fix up the building's facade that faces Third and Oak streets. "We're going to try to improve the aesthetics of that...
November 30, 2016 - 5:30am
November 22, 2016
Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to shop small
If you survive the madness of Black Friday and want to cross more items off your holiday shopping list before you dive into Cyber Monday deals,...
November 22, 2016 - 12:40pm
November 17, 2016
Revitalized neighborhood in eastern Farmington filling up again
The developer of a previously-forgotten Farmington neighborhood is ready to move into phase two, just a couple years after bringing the project...
November 17, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 15, 2016
Aaron Rother joins RiverTown Multimedia sales team
Aaron Rother has joined RiverTown Multimedia as a multimedia sales representative. Rother's background includes 17 years in advertising, including print, radio, social media and digital marketing. Rother has helped hundreds of local businesses grow during this time through his active...
November 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
November 6, 2016
Competing in CrossFit for a good cause
Community members are invited to see fellow Farmington residents test their physical fitness at CrossFit Calypso's first United Heroes League Calypso Cup on Saturday, Nov. 12. Teams of two will compete to see who can complete a "functional fitness" workout in the fastest time. The...
November 6, 2016 - 5:30am
November 1, 2016
Bourbon Butcher hopes to open before Christmas
No doubt Twin Cities food critics will be surprised to see some of their favorite flavors and styles popping up in semi-rural Farmington. They'll...
November 1, 2016 - 4:13pm
October 26, 2016
Las Enchiladas chef brings a lifetime of cooking experience to his new restaurant
For 17 years Edgar Garcia worked for other restaurants and experimented with flavor concoctions at home. "I said I want to open one day my own...
October 26, 2016 - 5:09am
October 21, 2016
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Beginning in 2017, the physicians who provide orthopedic care at Northfield Hospital's FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Farmington will do so under a new name. Summit Orthopedics has assumed operations of Mankato Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic's office in Faribault and will now oversee...
October 21, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 20, 2016
Farmington squad car used to display new 3M vinyl in fancy new wrap
Residents may have noticed a snazzy new squad car tooling around town — gunmetal gray on top, tactical black in front, police blue on the...
October 20, 2016 - 10:27am
October 14, 2016
Mayor hints at more development coming to Vermillion River Crossings
Mayor Todd Larson hinted Wednesday that Hy-Vee may not be the only customer interested in purchasing property in the Vermillion River Crossings development on Highway 50 east of Denmark Avenue. "There are other interests we can't talk about right now," he said. "Hopefully the Vermillion...
October 14, 2016 - 5:14am
October 6, 2016
Hy-Vee purchases three plots in Vermillion River Crossings
The city of Farmington has confirmed that Hy-Vee Inc. has purchased three plots of land in the Vermillion River Crossings development for $2.8 million. “This was a big step,” said Adam Kienberger, community development director for the city of Farmington. “They do now officially...
October 6, 2016 - 7:46pm
Mall of America closed for Thanksgiving, tenants have option to stay open
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Mall officials announced Wednesday, Oct. 5, that the Mall of America in Bloomington will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. According to a Mall of America letter sent to mall tenants and employees Wednesday morning, the decision was made so “team members can put...
October 6, 2016 - 9:27am
September 28, 2016
Frontier's Vantage TV open for business next month
Farmington and Rosemount, along with Lakeville, Burnsville and Apple Valley, have completed their portion of the legal process to invite Frontier Communication to sell cable subscriptions in the five-city area. Frontier says with those approvals behind them, residents should start...
September 28, 2016 - 1:02pm
September 19, 2016
Shoulder season means bargains for fliers
FARGO — Cooler weather signals a halt to the summer hustle and bustle, but it's also the favorite time of year for many bargain flyers....
September 19, 2016 - 2:00pm