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Eureka Township man convicted of three felonies in hit and run death
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Girls hockey: Tigers give top-ranked Edina a scare at state
Boys hockey: Reeling Tigers earn No. 3 seed in 1AA
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Joe Atkins: Listening, lemurs, and Lebanon Hills
Senior Moments: Farmington girls' hockey, a home-grown tradition of success
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Sen. Matt Little: First impressions and getting to work at the Capitol
Letter: Sen. Matt Little’s bill would weaken local government control
Real Estate Showcase
May 5, 2016
Farmington residents may get a new cable option soon
Charter Communications, the sole cable franchise for Farmington, may be getting some competition.
May 5, 2016 - 5:59am
April 22, 2016
Building permits are down through first quarter
First quarter building permits were down slightly from last year, but home values are rising. Between January and March, the city issued 10 permits for new single family houses, as compared to 12 in 2015. “We are just a little bit down from last year,” said building official Ken...
April 22, 2016 - 5:59am
April 21, 2016
Fire department disbands Explorer post
The Farmington Fire Department has disbanded its Explorers program due to lack of interest, said assistant fire chief James Schmitz. But it may not be gone forever. The Explorer program gives young adults, ages 14-21 the opportunity to learn about firefighting alongside seasoned professionals....
April 21, 2016 - 5:59am
April 14, 2016
Downtown plan will head to city council
Parks, trails and ties to Farmington’s history are at the core of a new plan meant to guide development in the city’s core downtown district....
April 14, 2016 - 5:59am
April 8, 2016
New cable show highlights police, firefighters
The newest television show to hit the cables wires in Farmington and Rosemount is part public service, part public relations and part recruiting tool. Called In the Line of Duty, the bi-monthly cable access show debuted last month and features representatives of the police and fire...
April 8, 2016 - 5:59am
April 7, 2016
Summer work will be on a smaller scale this year
Burnt out from last summer’s massive overhaul of 195th Street, residents traveling through Farmington can expect less invasive projects this summer, such as new playground equipment, crack and seal coating and a new section of bike trail. Troy Hill Park, located on Everest Path...
April 7, 2016 - 4:39pm
April 5, 2016
City seeks heritage preservation nominees
May is Historic Preservation Month and the Farmington Heritage Preservation Commission is looking for nominees for its annual “Farmington Heritage Preservation Award.” The Heritage Preservation Award is given to an individual, family, company or organization that has made an outstanding...
April 5, 2016 - 6:15am
County property values are rising
Annual report shows increases of 2 to 5 percent Jane Lightbourn RiverTown Multimedia Dakota County property owners are receiving their annual valuation and property tax notices this month. The valuation report, prepared by the Dakota County Assessing Services, indicates that the taxable...
April 5, 2016 - 6:15am
April 1, 2016
Downtown redevelopment open house is Tuesday
The city of Farmington will hold the last public open house for its downtown redevelopment plan from 5 to 6:30 p.m. April 5 at city hall, 430 Third St. This will be the third open house the city has held to build community consensus for the Farmington Downtown Redevelopment Plan....
April 1, 2016 - 10:15am
March 31, 2016
City offers parks report for 2015
Ice rink warming houses closed early last year, but average pool attendance was up, according to the 2015 parks and recreation report. “I think there’s a thing called global warming that continues to impact us,” joked Randy Distad, parks and rec director. The annual report covered...
March 31, 2016 - 6:15am
March 29, 2016
County will go cruising for photos
A countywide property imaging project kicked off this week in Dakota County. The Dakota County Assessor’s Office has contracted with CycloMedia Technology to take street level images of properties in Dakota County from March 21–May 15. The county uses these images to update land...
March 29, 2016 - 6:14am
March 24, 2016
City gets good financial news
With tough years ahead in which some of Farmington's $3 million in debt will come due, residents received good news that revenues are up at Monday's city council meeting. This financial review focused only on revenues collected in 2015. The general fund, filled mostly from property...
March 24, 2016 - 6:14am
Residents say Bartholomay should go
Hoping to put his recent legal troubles behind him, Farmington city council member Jason Bartholomay was disappointed Monday when the council...
March 24, 2016 - 6:14am
March 18, 2016
Students take to Twitter to call for graduation boycotts, private ceremonies
The Farmington School Board chose Monday to stick with a construction schedule that would put Tiger Stadium out of commission for this spring's graduation. If Twitter reactions are any indication, that left some students more than a little unhappy.
March 18, 2016 - 8:27am
March 13, 2016
City supports call for Met Council change
The resolution council members supported calls for more local representation on the Met Council Deanna Weniger Contributing writer The growing discontent over what some say is the unchecked authority of the Metropolitan Council reached Farmington Monday as the city council unanimously...
March 13, 2016 - 8:39pm