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2016 Parks and Rec report shows volunteers/contributors key to most programs
Minnesota roundup: One dead in crash near Moorhead; Crow Wing County votes to not redistribute condoms
Republicans want to delay, change vegetative buffers around Minnesota waters; Dayton says no way
Area Easter bunny activities abound
Early-childhood education money in dispute
crime and courts
Girls track preview: Talented trio to lead Tigers
Boys track preview: New faces fill Farmington roster
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
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
arts and entertainment
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Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
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William H. Geraghty, 86
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Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
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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February 17, 2017
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
Gina Erickson, mother of a teen-aged daughter, shook her head as she listened to a talk Feb. 13 about how to know if your child is involved in...
February 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 15, 2017
Wax Museum event brings history to life
Lara LeDuc, 9, sat statuesque at her desk until someone approached and pressed her play button, which was shaped like a teepee. The North Trail...
February 15, 2017 - 5:30am
February 14, 2017
Education foundation awards six grants to Farmington schools
The Farmington Area Education Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds for Farmington schools, has awarded six grants totalling $12,311 for the 2016-2017 school year. Eight staff members within ISD 192 applied for grants and six were awarded, said Mary Treakle, board...
February 14, 2017 - 5:30am
February 10, 2017
Expanded veterans center opens at DCTC thanks to local donations
Dakota County Technical College student Nelson Newbill Jr. has been an active user of the campus' Military and Veterans Service Center since...
February 10, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 8, 2017
FHS one-act troupe performs 'Booby Trap,' places second in competition
Farmington High School's one-act troupe placed second in the Minnesota State High School League 1AA section competition Thursday, Feb. 2. "We...
February 8, 2017 - 5:30am
February 6, 2017
Students test out new job at elementary career fair
About 65 volunteers representing different careers set up booths Jan. 20, in the Farmington Elementary School gymnasium and answered questions...
February 6, 2017 - 1:29pm
What is your teen's room hiding? Parents invited to education seminar
An apple, a stuffed animal, a broken mirror. Could these be signs that a teen is doing drugs or self-harming? Meadowview Elementary School is...
February 6, 2017 - 5:30am
February 3, 2017
Local middle schoolers compete at Future City Minnesota regionals
Teams from Farmington and Rosemount competed successfully at the Future City Minnesota regional competition Jan. 21, at Dunwoody College of Technology...
February 3, 2017 - 1:30pm
Two schools will get kindergarten classrooms this summer
Two more Farmington schools will be getting additional kindergarten rooms this summer. The city's planning commission last week cleared the way for construction at Akin Road and Farmington Elementary schools. Each school will be getting two extra classrooms, paid for by the $45 million...
February 3, 2017 - 5:30am
February 1, 2017
Ringing in the Chinese New Year at North Trail
About 20 students from Katie Mack's second grade class made up the long and twisting body of a red Chinese dragon during the annual Chinese New...
February 1, 2017 - 1:30pm
FHS math teacher earns national board certification
Math teacher Betsy Weis got the email on her birthday. After a year-long effort to get recertified by the National Board for Professional Teaching...
February 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 26, 2017
FHS Jazz Band earns 'Best in Site' award
On Saturday, Jan. 21, the Farmington High School Jazz Bands took part in the MSHSL Region 1AA Solo/Ensemble Festival at Lakeville High School....
January 26, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 25, 2017
Two new student school board members sworn in Monday
The Farmington School Board welcomed two new members at its meeting Monday, Jan. 23. Taylor Dubbels and Lerew Kaas were sworn in as student members...
January 25, 2017 - 5:30am
January 20, 2017
Pokémon club provides unexpected mentorship opportunity
Every Monday after school, a group of thirty to forty kids from Gateway Academy, Boeckman Middle School and Dodge Middle School hop on an activity...
January 20, 2017 - 2:44pm
January 19, 2017
FHS Band students working with college faculty in workshops, sessions
Last Tuesday, members of the Farmington High School Band program were treated to a performance and musical clinic by Paul Budde, assistant professor...
January 19, 2017 - 1:30pm