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Minn. roundup: Heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths; Crystal police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
USDA grant will help study resident retention in rural Minnesota
PHOTOS: Farmington police connect with residents
Franken rules out White House bid in 2020
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
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Baseball: Tigers upset No. 6 North, clinch .500 SSC finish
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take 9-2 record into finale
Baseball: Tigers walk off against Eastview May 11
Softball: Tigers clinch second in the SSC, gear up for section run
Golf: Schmitz wins Minnesota Golf Champions tournament
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Inspiration strikes again for Farmington Dew Days button artist
Farmington High School bands stage spring concert
PHOTOS: Prom night in Farmington and Rosemount
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Real Estate Showcase
November 16, 2016
New e-notification program let's residents get city info by email
If you've ever wrestled your recycling bin out to the curb, only to look around and notice that none of your neighbors have theirs out, the city of Farmington's new e-notification program may be just what you need. Residents who enroll online by providing an email address can get...
November 16, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 9, 2016
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
November 8, 2016
Bond sales save city $1.9 million in future interest payments
Farmington continues to pay down its debt, and the day before the general election seemed to be a great day for refinancing bonds. The city refinanced...
November 8, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 31, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's...
October 31, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 24, 2016
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
City engineer Kevin Schorzman was born near Denver, Colorado. And, while he may have wandered far from home, he always hoped to return. A job...
October 24, 2016 - 5:09am
October 19, 2016
City of Farmington tax increase may be reduced to 3.99 percent
The 2017 tax levy for the city of Farmington may not be as high as expected. City staff and the Farmington City Council held a work session Oct. 10 with a goal of reducing the proposed levy to 3.99 percent. In September, the city council approved a preliminary tax levy increase of...
October 19, 2016 - 5:30am
October 5, 2016
City of Farmington's second quarter budget better than last year
The city of Farmington's budget is on track, with revenues exceeding budgeted expectations in the second quarter report. "The city's mid-year fund balance position is stronger than one year ago," said Robin Hanson, finance director. She presented the report to the Farmington City...
October 5, 2016 - 4:28pm
September 7, 2016
Farmington property taxes to go up in 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the Farmington City Council has voted to raise property taxes. In 2017, taxes could go up 4.94 percent or $52.72 annually for the average household. The council has until Dec. 5 to finalize the amount. The decision came at Tuesday night's council meeting,...
September 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
September 2, 2016
Farmingon city administrator earns council's praise and gets a raise
Farmington's City Administrator David McKnight got the City Council's stamp of approval and a raise in his recent performance evaluation. "I'm happy with the job David has been doing," Mayor Todd Larson said. "He brings a lot of great qualities to the city, things like big picture...
September 2, 2016 - 5:30am
June 23, 2016
Council sets goals for the year ahead
The Farmington City Council announced its four-pronged goals for Farmington at Monday’s meeting, a planning exercise done annually. Priorities for 2016-17 can be grouped into four categories: financial, development, partnerships and service delivery. Under financial, the city plans...
June 23, 2016 - 4:30pm
Superintendent will take an extended leave
Farmington School District superintendent Jay Haugen will take an extended leave in June and July to spend more time with his wife, the district announced last week. Janet Haugen was diagnosed with cancer 2 ½ years ago. She recently discontinued her treatment and has entered hospice....
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
Council considers a new code of conduct
The Farmington City Council took the first step Monday toward crafting a code of conduct for itself and all members of city boards, commissions and staff. The purpose, according to city administrator David McKnight, is to eliminate conflicts of interest and provide standards for conduct...
June 23, 2016 - 5:59am
June 9, 2016
Highway 3 construction starts June 13
Motorists will encounter delays and lane closures on Highway 3 between Highway 50 in Farmington and 170th St in Empire Township beginning Monday, June 13. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. alternating lanes will close starting on the south end of the construction project. In addition, area residents,...
June 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
City will bring two bond questions to voters
The Farmington City Council’s attempt to please all of the people all of the time created a conundrum of sorts for them at Monday’s meeting as they hammered out ballot language for a $10- to $12.3 million recreational referendum. The council started with a $10 million cap, but...
June 9, 2016 - 5:59am
June 2, 2016
Diane Lind is no longer on the line at DCC
As a visitor left her office at the Dakota Communications Center last week, Diane Lind offered a warning about the traffic on 160th Street. Drivers...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am