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Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
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COMP AMEND ORD
RESOLUTION NO. R71-16
ORD. NO. 016-718
Arnold Ratzlaff, 85
Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
Kyle Kalina, 25
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
Letter: Jake Cordes will work hard for the school district
Letter: Tim Pitcher will do what’s right for all of us
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February 27, 2016
Letter: Pitcher works to help others
As many of you know Farmington City Council Member Tim Pitcher is running for Minnesota State Senate. I have known Mr. Pitcher for just about a year now and had the opportunity to sit one on one with him at a meeting a few weeks ago. Over this time I have gotten to know a person...
February 27, 2016 - 6:14am
February 13, 2016
Letter to the editor: Sauser will be accountable
Health reform in Minnesota is sick. When the “experts” upended the system, they said it was necessary to helping the roughly 10 percent of uninsured Americans at the time to obtain health care. Today, we’re finding out that nothing is more expensive than “affordable care.”...
February 13, 2016 - 6:14am
January 22, 2016
Letter: Sauser is a good steward of tax dollars
To the editor From her first day in office, Farmington School Board member Melissa Sauser has shown she is a good steward of taxpayer dollars by voting to reduce her own salary as the school district faced financial challenges. Unfortunately, that decision was overturned at the school...
January 22, 2016 - 4:45pm
December 5, 2015
Letter: Bartholomay should leave council
To the editor, To all of the residents of Farmington, I am asking you to exercise your right as a citizen to ask for the resignation of council member Jason Bartholomay. Due to the recent events that have occurred, it would be in all of our best interest to have a member of the council...
December 5, 2015 - 6:14am
November 23, 2015
Letter: Thanks for supporting Patriotic Day
To the editor, Thank you Farmington community for your collective collaboration, cooperation and honor shown to current service personnel and veterans. Our Annual Patriotic Day celebration on Nov. 5 should be the model used by all communities throughout our nation. Serving a free,...
November 23, 2015 - 8:49am
November 14, 2015
Letter: Thanks for supporting Farmington kids
To the editor, We would like to thank the voters of the Farmington School District for approving the school funding referendums at the polls on Nov. 3. Many of you put up our signs, shared our Facebook posts, talked to your neighbors and encouraged one another to vote. We are grateful...
November 14, 2015 - 6:14am
Letter: Finden family says thanks
To the editor, Scott Finden’s family would like to thank all who expressed sympathy, gave a memorial and shared memories with us at the time of Scott’s passing. Special thanks to Ed Gergen for creating the post on the Farmington Memories Facebook site and to Mike Markuson for...
November 14, 2015 - 6:14am
October 30, 2015
Letter: Support for Farmington’s ballot questions
To the editor, Please join me in voting “yes” for Farmington Schools in the upcoming election. On Nov. 3, Farmington residents will be asked to vote on two school funding requests. A “yes” vote on both items will lower class sizes, maintain educational programs, add Kindergarten...
October 30, 2015 - 3:56pm
October 23, 2015
Letter: Leave the city's logo as it is
To the editor, We are residents of Farmington and we are asking the city officials of Farmington, where is your good judgment and pride in the decision to change to a new logo? You’ve been adding and improving all the parks for a while now in Farmington. But the one people see...
October 23, 2015 - 6:14am
October 10, 2015
Letter to the editor: Support for school levy, referendum
The upcoming two levy questions are critical to the continued success and improvement of the Farmington school district. While Farmington residents have proven financially conservative and responsible over the past years, the opening of our collective purse strings for these levy...
October 10, 2015 - 6:14am
August 14, 2015
Letter: Class of 1955 will hold a reunion
To the editor, The Farmington High School class of 1955 is holding its 60th reunion in Farmington on the weekend of Aug. 21-23. About half of the class will attend along with spouses, a sister and a daughter for a total around 35. The dinner will be at Celts on Saturday, Aug. 22,...
August 14, 2015 - 10:32am
August 7, 2015
Letter: Many contributed to Relay for Life
On behalf of the Relay For Life , Farmington , I would like to thank all the sponsors: Super America, Castle Rock Bank, Apple Valley Ready Mix, Farmington Eagles, Marschall Line, Roundbank, Akin Hills Pet Hospital, Dairy Queen, Dakota Electric Association, Janie’s Home Team, Edge...
August 7, 2015 - 4:02pm
July 3, 2015
Letter: Pool closing is a disappointment
I was disappointed to read that the Farmington City Council is closing the pool after this summer season. According to an article about the closure, there is no money to replace it with a splash pad. The article further states that it will be a grassy area next year. It will cost...
July 3, 2015 - 6:14am
June 26, 2015
Letter: Miss Farmington Ambassador offers thanks
To the editor, Last Tuesday, June 16, I stood on the Boeckman Middle School auditorium stage as a candidate at the 2015 Farmington Royal Ambassador Coronation. That night is very memorable for me as I was first selected by my fellow candidates as the 2015 Miss Congeniality, but then...
June 26, 2015 - 9:41am
June 11, 2015
Letter to the editor: Thanks for support this year
To the editor, A smile crossed my face as I turned onto Elm Street the evening of May 30, and was greeted by the American flags that hung from the light poles. “This is Farmington,” I thought. It felt good to be here. In my year as Third District president for the American...
June 11, 2015 - 10:22am