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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
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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
crime and courts
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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February 2, 2016
Free dental care available Feb. 5
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care for children who need it Feb. 5 in Farmington. Dentists have created a statewide network of volunteer professionals who will provide free dental care services for up to 5,000 children on Feb. 5 and 6. Care including cleanings, fluoride...
February 2, 2016 - 6:14am
January 8, 2016
Sports gear, close to home
It all started with the building. Janie Tutewohl, Anne Olson, Karen Wisdorf and Shannon Nielsen had talked for years about buying the building...
January 8, 2016 - 10:27am
December 24, 2015
Celebrating the power of horses
Michelle Michaud is a strong believer in the power of horses. She grew up with the animals, and she has seen them bring people together, give...
December 24, 2015 - 10:34am
December 23, 2015
New look, new name, same bakery
The sign on the front of the building is new. So, for that matter, is much of the front of the building. But Farmington Bakery owner Gina King...
December 23, 2015 - 10:01am
December 3, 2015
Roundbank's junior board gives students an outlet to give back
Before she discovered the Roundbank junior board of directors, Kyra Lucke was all potential energy when it came to community service. She was...
December 3, 2015 - 10:35am
October 22, 2015
Zoning changes make room for tap rooms, distilleries
With five new ordinances on tap, The Farmington City Council raised a glass to breweries, hoping to entice them to set up shop in the city. The first ordinance adds a requirement for a license to be submitted and approved for a cocktail room, brewpub and taproom, types of businesses...
October 22, 2015 - 6:14am
September 21, 2015
Behind the gate at Dakota Aggregates
From the outside, it’s hard to get a clear picture of what happens at the Dakota Aggregates mine on 160th Street. The operation is tucked away...
September 21, 2015 - 6:14am
September 4, 2015
Wedding business just keeps growing
George Maverick got into the wedding business out of frustration, but his business is growing with joy. It’s the joy of working with people,...
September 4, 2015 - 1:32pm
June 9, 2013
Farmington volunteers come together to feed the community
Farmington's Allina Clinic hopes a little community service will help build connections in the city. On Saturday the clinic joined Allina locations across the area to pack tens of thousands of meals for local food shelves. According to company estimates, more than 1,800 volunteers...
June 9, 2013 - 7:48am
June 1, 2013
Farmington boutique offers food shelf promotion
Farmington's Once Again Boutique is offering to give its customers a little something back if they're willing to do some good for the community. From June 1 through Aug. 1 the business will offer a $10 gift card for customers who bring in at least five food items for the Farmington...
June 1, 2013 - 7:48am
May 27, 2013
McCarthy earns American Star recognition
Pam McCarthy, an American Family Insurance agent in Farmington, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification. McCarthy joins other American Family agents who have demonstrated the highest...
May 27, 2013 - 7:14am
May 26, 2013
Hairhouse Studio owners have come to enjoy running their own business
Liz Parenteau wasn't sure she wanted to be a business owner, but the role seems to suit her. For a little more than a year now, Parenteau and...
May 26, 2013 - 7:30am
May 25, 2013
Bungert joins Independent Town Pages staff as intern
Independent Town Pages. She is from Lakeville, where she grew up with her parents and three brothers. She is a 2010 graduate of Lakeville North High School. That is where she first became interested in journalism. She just completed her junior year at Creighton University in Omaha,...
May 25, 2013 - 7:18am
May 16, 2013
Farmington officials take a fresh look at Vermillion River Crossings
Farmington city planner Lee Smick knows how much things can change in eight years. That's why she wants to know if the pre-existing plans for...
May 16, 2013 - 1:24pm
May 9, 2013
New owners hope to rehabilitate Farmington restaurant's reputation
The second night Phil and Tony Marvets owned their new Farmington restaurant there was a fight at the bar. It was a big enough disturbance that...
May 9, 2013 - 10:34am