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Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
Farmington rolls out the red carpet for Homecoming coronation
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
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
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RESOLUTION NO. R71-16
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Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
Letter: Jake Cordes is looking for opportunities to work together
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
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November 12, 2015
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
School funding is on the ballot next week
Over the past month or so, Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen has talked about school finances in gymnasiums and lecture halls, at Rotary meetings and even in someone’s house. Basically, anywhere people were interested in hearing about the levy and bond questions the district...
October 29, 2015 - 6:14am
October 15, 2015
Schools could get solar panels on their roofs
Huge gardens of shiny black solar panels could start sprouting up as early as next spring on the roofs of Farmington School District buildings, and district officials believe they could bring big savings down the road. The district is working with Edina-based Sundial Solar Energy...
October 15, 2015 - 9:23am
School board pushes for more local control
The Farmington School Board gave its support to three proposed Minnesota School Boards Association resolutions Monday night and considered one other. If there was a theme to the votes, it might have been, “Hey, state. Hands off!” Three of the four resolutions focused on giving...
October 15, 2015 - 9:19am
October 9, 2015
Students run for the money
Forget the candy bars and the magazines. When the parent-teacher partnership at North Trail Elementary School needed a fundraiser this year,...
October 9, 2015 - 10:05am
October 8, 2015
Marching band is growing at FHS
Farmington High School’s marching band had a practice last week at Tiger Field, but you could be forgiven if that wasn’t obvious. The kids...
October 8, 2015 - 10:38am
October 1, 2015
Students unite to support a classmate
The first time Grayson Barry went through cancer treatment, his family was new to Farmington. They didn’t know anybody, they were far from...
October 1, 2015 - 10:05am
September 25, 2015
Homecoming ball makes its trek south
It's an annual tradition for the Farmington High School cross country team to run the homecoming game ball back from the school of the Friday...
September 25, 2015 - 3:09pm
September 24, 2015
Runners raise money, make a mess for education foundation
The Farmington Area Education Foundation kicked off homecoming week at Farmington High School with its second annual Tiger Fun Run Sept. 19....
September 24, 2015 - 9:44am
District gets support, questions at levy meeting
Farmington superintendent Jay Haugen heard both support and concerns at a public meeting Monday to present information about the operating levy and bond referendum that will be on the Nov. 3 ballot. Some residents said the questions — an operating levy that would collect an additional...
September 24, 2015 - 9:36am
Say hello to your new homecoming royalty
Persistent rain cut down on some of Wednesday night's planned homecoming activity, but Farmington High School's coronation of its new king and...
September 24, 2015 - 9:25am
September 18, 2015
Enrollment close to projections as school starts
Overall enrollment in Farmington schools was close to projections when classes resumed last week, but results at individual schools were not always so on the button. Farmington schools opened the new year with 7,055 students Sept. 8, just six more than the district projected in its...
September 18, 2015 - 3:55pm