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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Lost cow finds owner through social media
Early and absentee voting for General Election begins in Minnesota on Sept. 23
Construction crews hit gas line in new housing development
crime and courts
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Girls swim & dive: Tigers score two big victories
Volleyball: Tigers earn first title at home invite
Cross country: Fenske, Peterson 1-2 at Applejack
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
US Federal Credit Union vs Weidner
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Aura
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Hanson
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Jarvis
ABN AMRO Mortgage Group vs Wimberly
Arnold Ratzlaff, 85
Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
Kyle Kalina, 25
Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
Letter: Jake Cordes will work hard for the school district
Letter: Tim Pitcher will do what’s right for all of us
Real Estate Showcase
January 23, 2016
Students help untangle registration
Before last week, the online tools available to help Farmington High School students register for classes were a little, well, primitive. Basically,...
January 23, 2016 - 6:14am
January 22, 2016
FHS play wins SpotLight recognition
For the second year in a row, the Farmington High School Theater department has some awards to show off. Farmington’s fall production of Godspell received awards in several categories as part of the Hennepin Theater Trust’s SpotLight Musical Theater program. The awards mean students...
January 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
Student competition brings poetry to life
You don’t usually think about poetry as scary. You think of odes and sonnets and, “Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day.” But as Sarah...
January 22, 2016 - 9:36am
December 30, 2015
District fine-tunes new facility-rental fees
The Farmington School District is making progress on a plan to revamp the fees it charges to groups that want to rent district facilities. Superintendent Jay Haugen presented three options to school board members Dec. 14. All three would streamline the fee structure and do away with...
December 30, 2015 - 12:53pm
December 24, 2015
Alumni chapel brings Christian Life grads together
Visits from alumni used to be a lot more chaotic this time of year at Christian Life Academy. Students back on break after their first semester...
December 24, 2015 - 10:31am
December 23, 2015
Longtime principal Ben Januschka will retire this week
A Farmington Elementary School student stopped Ben Januschka in the hallway one day earlier this month. “I know why you’re retiring,” the...
December 23, 2015 - 10:09am
December 18, 2015
North Trail student project offers warmth
Knot by knot, the nimble-fingered students at North Trail Elementary made the winter at least a little bit warmer this month for homeless people...
December 18, 2015 - 6:14am
December 11, 2015
New maker space gives students a place to explore creativity
Aside from the sign written in dry-erase marker on a large whiteboard, there’s not yet much to distinguish the new maker space in the Boeckman...
December 11, 2015 - 6:14am
November 27, 2015
Boeckman Middle School teacher has his sights set on space
For four days last month, Todd Kohorst got to play at being an astronaut. A couple of years from now, he might get to put on a space suit for...
November 27, 2015 - 9:37am
November 25, 2015
Plans take shape for school construction
A schedule is starting to come together for the Farmington School District’s long list of construction projects, and it looks like the summer of 2016 is going to be busy. The Farmington School Board got a first look Monday at a schedule for projects funded by the bond voters approved...
November 25, 2015 - 10:05am
November 12, 2015
For Farmington High School's Godspell, a different kind of rehearsal
In most cases, the process of rehearsing for a high school play involves students showing up and waiting for a director to tell them what to...
November 12, 2015 - 6:14am
Board members praise superintendent in review
Farmington School Board members praised superintendent Jay Haugen Monday for keeping a focus on student needs while creating a culture where teachers and others feel free to try new things. Board members gave Haugen his annual performance evaluation in a special closed meeting prior...
November 12, 2015 - 6:14am
With bond passed, district has work to do
As last week’s election approached, Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen said he was looking forward to seeing what voters decided because then, at least, the district would know. It would know whether it would have to make budget cuts, or whether it could reduce class sizes. It...
November 12, 2015 - 6:14am
November 6, 2015
New Meadowview principal has found a home at the elementary level
When Becky Bican showed up at Farmington Middle School East looking for her first teaching job 14 years ago, transcript and letters of reference...
November 6, 2015 - 9:49am
October 29, 2015
School enrollment is up slightly, with steady growth ahead
The years of booming growth appear to be in the past for now, but Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen still expects school enrollment to grow steadily for the foreseeable future. The district’s enrollment was 7,019 as of Oct. 1. That is the number the state of Minnesota uses to...
October 29, 2015 - 6:14am