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March 16, 2018
Ted Dau is a former Farmington school resource officer. He said those experiences and his current role as instructor for National Association of School Resource Officers have helped to define his view of school safety. In 2015, Dau was named the national instructor of the year with NARSO. “I have been very blessed,” he said. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
March 16, 2018 - 7:06pm
March 15, 2018
17 minutes, 17 lives: Local students protest against gun violence on school grounds
March 15, 2018 - 5:04pm
March 14, 2018
Farmington High School student Ellie Colson said she wished to honor all the lives lost Feb. 14, 2018, in the Floriad school shooting but especially that of a Parkland student who played the trombone. She plays flue and tenor saxophone. “I felt it was good to remember him and show solidarity between the band programs,” Colson said at the March 14 walkout. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Updated: Farmington students stand against violence
March 14, 2018 - 11:27am
March 7, 2018
For three years, Farmington School Board member Julie Singewald has traveled to Guatemala. She sits with Glenda, the young girl she sponsors, and her two older sisters, Florinda and Lesbia who sit on their front porch in Antigua. Submitted photo
Global labor of love: Farmington School Board member travels to Guatemala with Allina Health
March 7, 2018 - 11:48am
February 21, 2018
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that construction projects he wants on his campuses involve repairs, not new facilities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No new bright, shiny objects' in U of M bonding request
February 21, 2018 - 3:31pm
February 6, 2018
Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot
February 6, 2018 - 8:26am
February 3, 2018
Akin Road third-grade teacher Becca Gangl believes yoga benefits students and teaches them how to relax and de-stress in school. “I just notice the importance of the breathing and how it immediately calms them down." Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Reading, writing and yoga
February 3, 2018 - 8:57am
January 21, 2018
Updated at 6 a.m.: Schools closed Monday, Jan. 22
January 21, 2018 - 8:08pm
January 2, 2018
Jay Haugen of Farmington said tiny house residents are people who can enhance a city. “These are folks you want to have in your community who volunteer, shop local and have community gardens and are part of life,” he said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Living larger life in 'tiny house': Superintendent advocates for Farmington to lead Tiny Home movement
January 2, 2018 - 7:47am
December 31, 2017
For the first time, all Farmington High School bands presented a concert — “All is Calm, All is Bright – A Holiday Concert” — on Dec. 20, in front of a packed recital hall. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington High school entertains at concert with three ensemble bands
December 31, 2017 - 10:15am
November 27, 2017
The Farmington School District conducted an online graduation survey that resulted in 1,165 responses from parents and students who answered questions about venue, number of tickets and if they would pay more in fees if there was a need for graduation at another venue. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Graduation survey: Most OK with ceremony fee
November 27, 2017 - 8:45am
November 24, 2017
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Farmington School District moves forward with boundary change study
November 24, 2017 - 8:45am
November 10, 2017
The Rosemount High School Irish Marching Band, pictured here at an August performance, will receive a community send-off Nov. 18 as it prepares to march in the Maycy's Parade on Thanksgiving in New York City. Submitted photo
Rosemount marching band gets big send-off for Macy's Parade
November 10, 2017 - 7:17am
November 5, 2017
A Farmington family enjoys a meal at last year’s Band Brunch. The 30th annual Farmington Band Brunch is Sunday, Nov. 5. Submitted photo
Farmington High School Band's annual Band Brunch, concert set for Nov. 5
November 5, 2017 - 6:44am
October 26, 2017
Tiger Fan Club President Sue Dentinger spoke during the open forum at Farmington School Board Monday evening about the approved teachers' contract. “Even though it would be beneficial to everyone that Schedule D language have additional clarification which reflects exactly the process the boosters follow today, we will cautiously put our trust in the 'implied' communications,” Dentinger said. File photo by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington district, teachers reach contract deal
October 26, 2017 - 1:19pm