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Property taxes likely will increase by 3.99 percent in 2017
Grinch steals Christmas in the Village money
Deer disease in southeast Minnesota appears to be contained
Dazzle Days canceled for 2016 as organizers regroup
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline using current route
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Boys hockey: Tigers start the season with 7-1 win over Mayo
Girls hockey: Tigers get in the win column vs. Hopkins
Tiger girls basketball team aiming for strong South Suburban finish
Football: Five named to AP all-state teams
Girls hockey: Tigers tackle tough first week
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Take a hike: Free admission Friday to all Minnesota State Parks
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
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Pat Rupp: Trip to the People's Stadium a long day's journey
Deanna Weniger: Fly birdie, fly, but parting is such sweet sorrow
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October 6, 2016
Student of the Week for Oct. 6: Tristan Korver
Tristan Korver, a kindergartner at Farmington Elementary School, has been named Farmington’s Student of the Week. Teacher Jacqueline Rowland...
October 6, 2016 - 9:19am
September 29, 2016
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
After missing out on the 2015 Homecoming parade due to bad weather, Farmington residents filled the streets of downtown for this year's parade...
September 29, 2016 - 12:13pm
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
Nathan Balluff, a student at Akin Elementary School in Farmington, is this week's Student of the Week. Nathan was nominated by his fourth-grade...
September 29, 2016 - 5:25am
September 28, 2016
Farmington rolls out the red carpet for Homecoming coronation
Farmington High School seniors Kole Hinrichsen and Kenzie Hesse were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during coronation ceremonies on Wednesday,...
September 28, 2016 - 10:36pm
September 26, 2016
Farmington High School kicks off Homecoming festivities
Farmington High School kicked off Homecoming festivities over the weekend with float decorating at the Dakota County Fairgrounds on Sunday, Sept....
September 26, 2016 - 1:26pm
September 14, 2016
DCTC and Inver Hill colleges score $3.2 million grant to help adult learners
Micheal Ziwa, 29, came to America in 2014 from Uganda, Africa. He’d gone to high school, but college was not possible for Ziwa, who describes...
September 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
September 13, 2016
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
Across the board, Farmington schools scored higher than the state in three separate tests. “I think it’s very impressive,” said Sharon...
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell and Isaac Kuehn got to learn the ins and outs of business development during a week at BestPrep's...
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
June 16, 2016
One year later, teachers officially have a contract
Teachers in the Farmington School District will get a 2.15 percent raise in each year of a new contract approved Monday by the Farmington School Board. Human resources director MaryAnn Thomas said the total package including benefits is a 7.6 percent increase over the two years of...
June 16, 2016 - 9:06am
June 11, 2016
Graduation day for the class of 2016
The Farmington High School class of 2016 put a cap (and gown) on its high school career with Friday night's commencement exercises. WIth speeches...
June 11, 2016 - 12:33pm
June 9, 2016
Gateway Academy is on the move
For the first two years of its existence, Gateway Academy was a tiny island in the Farmington School District. Its 70 or so students were tucked away on the second floor of the district service center, separated from their peers and from some of the specialty classes available at...
June 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 3, 2016
Students look for help gearing up and getting outside
The Farmington High School outdoors club held its second annual major outing last month, and while participation was up over last year’s trip...
June 3, 2016 - 5:59am
June 2, 2016
Teachers, district reach a tentative contract deal
One year after the two sides started talking, the Farmington School District reached a tentative contract agreement with its teachers’ union May 25. Negotiating teams for the district and its teachers met for about an hour last Wednesday afternoon to reach the agreement. Then lead...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
The vest at rest: Longtime band director Jeff Gottwig will retire this year
On a recent Thursday morning, a group of Farmington High School freshmen finally got a chance to learn some of the truth behind the stories they’d...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
May 27, 2016
Teachers, district reach tentative contract deal
The Farmington School District reached a tentative contract agreement with its teachers' union Thursday afternoon. The agreement comes after a full year of negotiations. On Monday, superintendent Jay Haugen said the sides had met 18 times for two to eight hours at a time. There was...
May 27, 2016 - 11:13am