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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
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Girls basketball: Tigers avenge earlier loss to Burnsville
Gymnastics: Davenport, Slayton shine at sections
DCTC baseball: Blue Knights play earliest outdoor game in state history
Girls hockey: Upset of South sends Tigers to state
Swim and dive: Tigers triumph on Senior Night
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
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Deanna Weniger: Virtual reality dinosaurs and spiders mess with your mind
Sen. Matt Little: First impressions and getting to work at the Capitol
Letter: Sen. Matt Little’s bill would weaken local government control
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Pat Rupp: A grumpy old man's list of grievances
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May 5, 2016
Students can explore space with new summer camp
Commercial space flight is still a few years off, but Farmington students have a chance to experience the next best thing this summer. They won’t...
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
April 28, 2016
Teacher contracts still not settled
Nearly a year after negotiations started, discussions have taken on a new tone between the Farmington School District and its teachers. Teachers...
April 28, 2016 - 5:59am
April 22, 2016
Boeckman’s Linda Gleason receives recognition for her dedication to students
When visitors come to Boeckman Middle School, it’s usually Linda Gleason’s face they see first. She’s there in the front office, a smile on her face, bowl of candy on her desk. She makes everyone who comes into the office feel welcome. That’s one reason she’s a valuable...
April 22, 2016 - 5:59am
April 16, 2016
Riverveiw Elementary is your pie-in-the-face champion
Riverview Elementary School students collected 800 pounds of food and $625 in cash in March, the most among Dakota County schools participating...
April 16, 2016 - 5:59am
April 15, 2016
Rotary recognizes students, seniors
The Rotary Club of Farmington had a full schedule of recognition at its April 7 meeting. The club honored three students and four senior citizens...
April 15, 2016 - 5:59am
Farmington students explore the world
While most Farmington students left the classroom behind when spring break kicked off late last month, a group of about 100 students and teachers...
April 15, 2016 - 5:59am
April 14, 2016
School district wants public input on strategic plan
The Farmington School District is updating its strategic plan, and it’s looking for residents who are interested in having some input. The plan, which was created in superintendent Jay Haugen’s first year in the district, is nearly four years old now, and Haugen said the district...
April 14, 2016 - 5:59am
March 31, 2016
American Indian parents want native culture to be more visible in schools
In a report approved Monday, members of the Farmington School District’s American Indian Education Parent Committee asked the school board for greater representation of American Indian culture in schools and for more opportunities for students to explore their native heritage. The...
March 31, 2016 - 6:15am
March 25, 2016
Farmington elementary embraces a new principal
Kim Bollesen was walking through the halls at Farmington Elementary School last Friday morning when a student stopped her so he could give her...
March 25, 2016 - 11:04am
Kindness is the lesson at North Trail Elementary
Sprawled on the carpet at Lord of Life Lutheran Church last Thursday, North Trail Elementary School fourth graders talked about the challenges...
March 25, 2016 - 10:51am
March 24, 2016
Farmington sophomore wants more students involved in government
When a large group of students showed up to speak their minds at a Farmington School Board meeting last week, Wyatt Cieluch knew he was on the...
March 24, 2016 - 6:14am
March 21, 2016
Tales of the trail
Last Thursday North Trail Elementary School first graders were treated to a visit from a sled dog and its handler, who spoke to students about...
March 21, 2016 - 10:48am
March 18, 2016
Farmington schools issue a safety alert after someone reportedly took pictures of students
The Farmington School District issued a safety notice to families Friday morning after someone apparently tried to take photos of students as they walked to Farmington Elementary School. According to the notice, two students were walking to school when a car slowed down and someone...
March 18, 2016 - 2:20pm
FHS robotics team is headed to nationals
For the first time in its eight-year history, the FHS robotics team is going to nationals. From March 2-5, the students competed with and against...
March 18, 2016 - 6:14am
March 17, 2016
District approves solar panels for school roofs
All of Farmington’s school buildings will grow solar gardens on their roofs following a decision Monday by the Farmington School Board. The district approved an agreement with Sundial Solar and investor Kenyon Energy to install the panels, which will generate power for local providers...
March 17, 2016 - 6:14am