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The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Rosemount rolls out innovative public engagement system
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Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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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
June 4, 2015
Letter to the editor: Poem calls for more visible walkers
To the editor I would like to see, Those walking on the street, To walk facing traffic, And watch the cars they meet. Please wear light clothing, For your safety and mine, So I can see you quickly, When left of the center line. So thank you from an elder, For now I will...
June 4, 2015 - 9:15am
Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting veterans
We want to thank all the businesses and citizens in the Farmington community who so generously supported our veterans during the recent Memorial Day poppy distributions. For God and country. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189
June 4, 2015 - 9:14am
May 15, 2015
Letter to the editor: Insurance change would be harmful
To the editor, Over the past 10 years working as an auto insurance agent, I have been fortunate to serve hundreds of customers in Farmington and our neighboring communities. What I enjoy most about my job is speaking regularly to my customers, hearing about their lives, getting...
May 15, 2015 - 9:52am
May 1, 2015
Letter: ECFE program is great
To the editor, I wanted to take some time out to say what a great early childhood program (ECFE) we have here in Farmington I moved to the school district three years ago, and without this program, this stay-at-home mother would be struggling to find new, creative and engaging activities...
May 1, 2015 - 12:17pm
April 2, 2015
Letter: Ask Garofalo for support
To the editor, We wanted to encourage Farmington residents to be aware of a unique opportunity Rep. Pat Garofalo has to lead support for a bill that provides critical funding for deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing workers in Minnesota. This funding, from the Workforce Development...
April 2, 2015 - 9:36am
March 19, 2015
Letter: Band gave student a home
To the editor, My name is Ben Strumberger, I am a 2014 alumnus of Farmington High School. I would just like to take this time to tell about how much the band program means to me. I have spent my entire life in Farmington, and the highlight of my entire school experience was being...
March 19, 2015 - 2:02pm
Letter: Band program is valuable
To the editor, As a parent of two teenage children, I have been impressed with the music program in the Farmington School District. I have recently learned that the fifth grade band program is being considered to be eliminated due to budget cuts. The loss of the fifth grade band...
March 19, 2015 - 2:01pm
February 15, 2015
Letter to the editor: Kind gesture made an impact
To the editor, Last Thursday night my husband and I had supper in Farmington. A lady and a young gentleman were seated at the table next to us. When they had finished eating and got up to leave, she came to our table and said she had noticed George’s cap and wanted to thank him...
February 15, 2015 - 4:48pm
January 22, 2015
Letter to the editor: Keep Lee as board chair
To the editor, I write this letter in support of continuing with Tera Lee as chair of the Farmington School Board. Ms. Lee has many years of experience with our schools and is doing a great job as the chair of the board. All six board members are equals when it comes to providing...
January 22, 2015 - 9:27am
January 16, 2015
Thank you: Lions Club donation will make a difference at Trinity
The Trinity Care Center residents, staff and family members all say a huge thank you to the Farmingtion Lions Club for their very generous and loving donation of a desktop video magnifier! What an awesome asset that will be used by our residents on our campus often. We realize and...
January 16, 2015 - 3:59pm
November 13, 2014
Letter to the editor: FPD does good work, writer says
To the editor, I have been a police officer for 31 years before retiring in 2001. This summer, I took the Farmington Police Department’s citizen’s academy. I wanted to see what was new in law enforcement since I retired. I have worked with police departments all over the...
November 13, 2014 - 7:41am
November 6, 2014
Letter to the editor: FEA president says district’s teacher evaluation plan is good
To the editor, I am writing in response to the Oct. 30 story regarding Farmington teacher evaluations. Like our superintendent, I am confident in saying that our plan clearly meets all the components of the law. Our district’s teacher evaluation committee met for two years to...
November 6, 2014 - 12:26pm
October 30, 2014
Letter to the editor: Don’t spend money on aquatic center
To the editor, I am concerned about Farmington taking on huge projects that will raise taxes on all of us. The aquatic center being proposed by some costs more than $10 million. Our property taxes will skyrocket in order to pay for this. I want our city council to commit to not increasing...
October 30, 2014 - 12:50pm