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Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
Farmington grad releases viral Vikings anthem
Minnesota man on meth allegedly assaults woman because ghosts told her to kill him
crime and courts
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
Cross country: Farmington duo goes 1-2 again at conference meet
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
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
arts and entertainment
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. vs Hronek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Russo
STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Franzen
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Tim Pitcher will bring conservative approach
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December 10, 2015
City delays budget decision over senior center position
Members of the Rambling River Center Advisory Board held up the budget and tax levy approval at Monday’s city council meeting with continued requests for an assistant to help run the center’s programs. “We feel it is that important for us to have that position filled,” said...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
City wants resident input on downtown development plan
According to at least one vision, the future of downtown Farmington involves a lot of apartments and townhomes. One of two concept plans developed...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
November 25, 2015
'Mighty Ducks' grant will help pay for a new ice resurfacer
The city of Farmington has received a $50,000 grant from from the Minnesota Amateur Sports Commission. It is one of 15 grants totaling $2.2 million given out under the commission’s Mighty Ducks Ice Arena Grant Program. The grants were awarded to assist Minnesota communities in...
November 25, 2015 - 9:59am
November 20, 2015
Commissioner offers an update on county activity
Farmington home values are going up, the county will be debt free in 2016 and more road projects are slated for the city. These were the highlights of a report by Dakota County Commissioner Mike Slavik to the city council Monday. The 195th Street project, which widened lanes and...
November 20, 2015 - 8:42am
November 19, 2015
Traffic is flowing again on 195th Street
After a summer of detours and disruptions, driving through Farmington’s midsection finally returned to normal last Friday. Well, normal with...
November 19, 2015 - 9:42am
November 13, 2015
City’s finances are improving
Building permits are down. Liquor sales are down. Fire department costs are up. And the fund balance is getting healthier. These were the highlights of the city’s third quarter budget report Monday, which reviewed revenues and expenditures for the past nine months. With one-third...
November 13, 2015 - 2:46pm
November 5, 2015
Castle Rock Township sued over Islamic cemetery
Dakota Gardens was supposed to be a cemetery exclusively for Muslims, serving the needs of the local religious community for the next 200 years. The cemetery called for about two burials each week on 70 acres of land in Castle Rock Township. “Everything about it will be simple,...
November 5, 2015 - 6:14am
October 25, 2015
Building permits were down in third quarter
Farmington’s population is still growing, but the pace of new-home construction in the city has slowed some in 2015. According to a report from building official Ken Lewis, the city issued 16 building permits in the third quarter of the year, down from 26 in the third quarter last...
October 25, 2015 - 6:14am
October 15, 2015
Longtime county sheriff Rod Boyd dies
He went to work as a dispatcher, then worked patrol, eventually becoming an investigator. He was elected sheriff in Dakota County in 1975. Rod...
October 15, 2015 - 9:40am
October 9, 2015
Road work planned next year on Hwy. 3
The state will redesign three sections of Hwy. 3 this spring, eliminating some access points and changing median turn lanes. Traffic will be redirected, but not cut off. “They will do it in phases,” explained city engineer Kevin Schorzman. “There will always be one lane open.” The...
October 9, 2015 - 10:02am
October 8, 2015
Want to pick the city's new logo?
Farmington city council members rejected proposed updates to the city’s logo Monday as too abstract. Staff members want to know if residents...
October 8, 2015 - 11:04am
Vermillion River management plan is available for review
The draft version of a plan that will guide the next 10 years of protection and restoration efforts on and around the Vermillion River is available to the public now. The Vermillion River Watershed Joint Powers Organization released the draft plan Oct. 1 for a required 60-day review...
October 8, 2015 - 10:59am
October 1, 2015
Seniors challenge Rambling River Center hiring decision
About a dozen senior citizens came to last week’s Farmington City Council meeting to protest a delay in hiring an assistant at the Rambling River Center. At the Sept. 8 meeting, the council voted to table filling the position for 90 days. Council member Jason Bartholomay asked...
October 1, 2015 - 10:03am
Districts set tax levies at max for now
The Farmington and Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Boards both approved preliminary tax levies Monday at the maximum level allowed by the state. What that means for taxpayers, though, is different in both districts. And it could change before tax bills become final in December. In...
October 1, 2015 - 9:50am
September 24, 2015
For Tim Leslie, a busy first year as sheriff
Almost 10 months into his new role as the Dakota County Sheriff, there’s been no shortage of items on Tim Leslie’s to-do list. There’s...
September 24, 2015 - 10:39am