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The 153-member Farmington Tigers Marching Band performs “Sagarmatha,” which means “Mother of the Sky,” that took spectators on a journey with heavens and a surrounding valley. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Tiger Marching Band performs in festival
29 min 44 sec ago
The Farmington City Council approved the 2018 preliminary tax levy that estimates a property tax increase of 6.69 percent on an average residential home with a market value of $236,107, or $48.62 for the average residential property.  Kara Hildreth / contributor
Council adopts 2018 preliminary levy
34 min ago
September 20, 2017
Minnesota Human Services Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper said on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, if federal officials cut their contributions to the MinnesotaCare insurance program that farmers and others in greater Minnesota will be hurt. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Feds want to give and take Minnesota health care money
19 hours 17 min ago
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
22 hours 12 min ago
Authorities work to get leg cuffs on a suspected drunken driver on Sept. 9, 20017, in New Richmond, Wis.. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
22 hours 13 min ago
Planning commission approves Aldi in Farmington
23 hours 33 min ago
September 19, 2017
Maria Therres lives on Meadowbrook farm in Vermillion that celebrates 150 years of family farming in Dakota County this year. She is pictured with photos of her ancestors. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farming the land for 150 years: Meadowbrook Farm marking sesquicentennial year
September 19, 2017 - 8:50am
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
September 19, 2017 - 8:00am
September 18, 2017
Spencer Curtis McAloney (left), Dylan Michael Lovick and Mitchell Dayton Stearns
Three men accused of violent Rosemount robbery
September 18, 2017 - 7:29pm
Farmington study estimates $10 million in building maintenance
September 18, 2017 - 6:12pm
There are 48,600 solar panels at the Paynesville Auoroa Solar project site that started generating 10 MWdc of solar power this month. The power generated here is purchased by Xcel Energy. (Carolyn Lange / Forum News Service)
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
September 18, 2017 - 8:55am
September 15, 2017
Farmington administrators budgeted for 2,105 students at Farmington High School this year and 2,145 students showed up the first day of school. Superintendent Jay Haugen said there will be no need for a future second high school because the large building is designed like a college campus to accommodate flexible learning. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Early enrollment shows Farmington middle school imbalance
September 15, 2017 - 11:47am
September 14, 2017
New Census report: Incomes up, poverty down in Minnesota
September 14, 2017 - 12:39pm
September 12, 2017
U.S. musician Bob Dylan performs during on day 2 of The Hop Festival in Paddock Wood, Kent on June 30th 2012. REUTERS / Ki Price / File photo
Minn. roundup: Dylan to return for October concert; Graffiti vandals strike new St. Croix River bridge
September 12, 2017 - 9:36am
Joshua and Evan Christensen of Farmington submitted jokes for new joke books sponsored by the UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation. Their jokes were included. Submitted photo
Boys' jokes make the cut
September 12, 2017 - 8:49am