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FHS softball celebrates state championship with community celebration
Farmington Legion baseball goes 2-2 but unable to reach state tournament
College coaches identify important traits to be recruited
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
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Celebrating lives, fighting cancer: Farmington Relay for Life raises $31,000
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July 19, 2017
Legislative update: Garofalo talks business tax relief
Minnesota House Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, provided local officials on Monday, July 18, with an update on how legislative changes will...
July 19, 2017 - 9:07am
July 12, 2017
Need a license? Get it now
All Dakota County licensing offices will offer limited services July 20-24. Official licensing centers in Burnsville, Lakeville and Rosemount...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 8, 2017
EDA works on strategic development plan
The Farmington Economic Development Authority on June 27 heard an update on the downtown plaza concept, a short-term strategic economic development...
July 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 7, 2017
Advance Auto Parts seeks EDA facade grant
Advance Auto Parts applied for a Downtown Facade Improvement Grant from Farmington Economic Development Authority. Building owner Gary Van Erp applied for the grant EDA grant June 8 to update the exterior facade of his storefront business built in 1999 that is open on Oak Street next...
July 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 6, 2017
City takes proactive approach on EAB
An invasive, wood boring green beetle may be tunneling under ash tree bark now in Farmington that could lead to Emerald Ash Borer tree disease....
July 6, 2017 - 10:32am
June 10, 2017
City adopts tighter predatory offender residency limits
Farmington City Council members on June 5 approved a predatory offender ordinance that restricts Level 3 offenders from living in close proximity to schools, churches, day cares and parks. The new city ordinance will apply to Level 3 offenders and those whose victims are under the...
June 10, 2017 - 8:00am
June 7, 2017
City adopts code enforcement recovery fee
Due to a rising number of complaint calls about Farmington property owners violating city code in regards to property upkeep, the Farmington...
June 7, 2017 - 1:56pm
May 27, 2017
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
ST. PAUL—Gov. Mark Dayton often says that Minnesota voters sent a politically divided government to St. Paul, creating the basis for conflict....
May 27, 2017 - 1:00am
May 26, 2017
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
ST. PAUL—A gentle harmonica concert by Rep. Bob Loonan did not provide quite enough calm late Thursday, May 25, as a relatively minor issue...
May 26, 2017 - 10:53am
May 25, 2017
PHOTOS: Farmington police connect with residents
Farmington Police Department's annual open house barbecue was well attended with more than 300 residents who showed up. The open house on May...
May 25, 2017 - 9:14am
May 23, 2017
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more...
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
May 11, 2017
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
ST. PAUL — Work on the Minnesota state budget slowed Wednesday, May 10, to allow a senator to be with her dying father. House members pressed...
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
May 10, 2017
Firefighters improve service in 2016
Farmington Fire Department aims to extinguish seconds and even minutes off of response times to fire and rescue calls. "In 2016, our real focus...
May 10, 2017 - 9:24am
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 5, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm