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Most school construction projects will continue through October
The Rambling River, Part 1: The Vermillion River has supported local communities for over a century
Northern's annual system shutdown test Friday morning
Open houses coming up for area schools
Party time at The Cakery
crime and courts
Boys cross country preview: Young and dedicated runners return to lead Tigers
Girls soccer preview: Offense ready to roll
Tiger Stadium will be ready for Farmington football opener next Friday
Girls cross country preview: Tigers after another trip to state meet
Football preview: Tigers bring experience to Fischer’s second year
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Komarnytskyi
City of Farmington Public Hearing - Gossips Bar & Grill 9/6/16
ORDINANCE NO. 325
Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation vs Lacore
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Real Estate Showcase
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 20, 2016
Signs of life in a dormant development
When Tim Giles took over the development now known as the New Sunrise Addition, there were few signs of life. There were nine occupied houses,...
June 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 10, 2016
BlueNose brings custom coffee to Farmington
Tim Aylward has two babies in his life right now. There’s the 5-month-old child at home, and the soon-to-be-born coffee shop he hopes to open...
June 10, 2016 - 5:59am
June 2, 2016
Dental clinic opens its doors Thursday
Midwest Dental is new to Farmington, but the company isn’t wasting any time making itself part of the community. The new dental clinic, which opens for business June 6, has made it a priority even before it’s open to connect with its new home. The clinic is a sponsor of this season’s...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
May 10, 2016
Dakota Electric holds annual meeting
Providing quality service to the member-owners, outstanding electric reliability, lower energy sales and a new smartphone outage application...
May 10, 2016 - 5:59am
April 29, 2016
New Farmington auction house is bidding for business
The shelves that line the walls at Allstate Auctions are filled with treasures, though that might not be obvious to the casual observer. Look...
April 29, 2016 - 9:37am
April 11, 2016
Landscape business branches out
This summer will be the third in business for MN Nice Gardens and Landscapes, but in a lot of ways, it feels like a brand new start. For one...
April 11, 2016 - 9:37am
March 10, 2016
Annual crops day marks 10 years
Things are about to get very busy for Minnesota farmers, and for the 10th year in a row, the University of Minnesota Extension office in Farmington is helping them get ready with a day dedicated to learning. The 10th annual Crops Day will take place March 16 at Dakota Electric. Among...
March 10, 2016 - 9:20am
February 8, 2016
These dogs are far out
If you’ve ever seen a dog smile that kind of ear-to-ear, tongue-hanging-out grin they get when they’re doing something they really love,...
February 8, 2016 - 9:43am
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
Students can win a trip to D.C.
Dakota Electric Association will provide five high school juniors or seniors the opportunity to win a trip to Washington, D.C. as part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association Youth Tour, June 11-16. Each June, more than 1,200 students from across the country travel...
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