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School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
Cross country: Farmington duo goes 1-2 again at conference meet
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
arts and entertainment
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. vs Hronek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Russo
STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Franzen
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Tim Pitcher will bring conservative approach
Real Estate Showcase
October 10, 2014
Letter to the editor: Sauser makes an effort
To the Editor: We support re-electing Melissa Sauser to the Farmington School Board. We have gotten to know Melissa while volunteering with the PTP. Melissa makes an effort to attend a couple meetings a year. Not only does she drop by, but she also signs up to volunteer. Melissa...
October 10, 2014 - 11:27am
Letter to the editor: Fogarty supports incumbent school board members
To the editor, As Election Day draws near I would like to take time to whole heartedly endorse the current members of the Farmington School Board. Brian Treakle, Melissa Sauser, and Tera Schmitz Lee have done a remarkable job in serving our school district for the last four years...
October 10, 2014 - 11:23am
September 25, 2014
Letter to the editor: Points to consider
To the editor, On behalf of the kids and families of Farmington I would like to thank the school board, superintendent Haugen and the director of finance, Carl Colmark, for taking a look at some items that would not only improve the facilities for our kids but allow all of the taxpayers...
September 25, 2014 - 9:52am
September 12, 2014
Letter to the editor: A poem in honor of ‘Vermillion Pam’
To the editor, I’d like to send a thank you to Vermillion Crossing Pam For cleaning Spruce Street median. We’re thankful. I know I am. It’s been a growing season. The weeds pop up with rain And I know it’s not easy Cuz at my age it’s a strain. So thanks again, it’s...
September 12, 2014 - 3:02pm
Letter to the editor: New memorial is a wonderful addition
To the editor, What a wonderful celebration to honor our veterans at the dedication of the Farmington Veterans Memorial, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. Hundreds of family and friends filled the west section of the Rambling River Park for the dedication of the veterans memorial. So many...
September 12, 2014 - 3:00pm
September 5, 2014
Letter to the editor: Farmington football needs more community support
To the editor, Last night was an eye opener! A few months back I wrote a letter to the editor refering to Farmington (the town), our kids, and sports (football). In the past (back 30 years ago) football was. THE SPORT! Not soccer, not lacrosse, not cross country. You played football. If...
September 5, 2014 - 11:15am
August 14, 2014
Letter to the editor: Thanks to an honest bingo player
To the editor, This past week, the Lion’s of Farmington conducted Bingo at the Dakota County Fair. We pick up the deposit bags every day and get them ready for the next. When I opened the deposit bag today, I noticed that I had $9 more on my deposit slip than I had deposited....
August 14, 2014 - 1:00pm
August 7, 2014
Letter to the editor: Thanks for support at tournament
To the editor, On behalf of the 11AAA Cooperstown 2015 baseball team, we would like to send a home run thank you to the baseball players and their families that participated in the MSF 15AAA and 15 AA State Tournament that our 11AAA team hosted July 25-27. It was an amazing weekend...
August 7, 2014 - 3:05pm
July 25, 2014
Letter to the editor: Sculpture brings message of peace
To the editor, In the year 2000, an 18-ton boulder of gem quality jade was discovered in the far north of Canada. It was named “Polar Pride.” A jade Buddha for universal peace was created by Ian Green, a man from Australia, who first saw the Polar Pride in early 2003. That night,...
July 25, 2014 - 10:45am
Letter to the editor: Dedication set for memorial
To the editor, The official dedication of the Farmington Area Veterans Memorial will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7. We are currently working on various activities for this event so please watch for news releases and letters in this newspaper as our plans progress. Mark that...
July 25, 2014 - 10:44am
July 22, 2014
Letter to the editor: Faith Church congregation left out again
To the editor, It is unbelievable that we, the Congregation of Faith are once again being cast aside as an old shoe, even after “they” realized “they” went about the closing of Faith the wrong way. And so I ask, what merit does the hierarchy of the Methodist Conference have...
July 22, 2014 - 9:16am
June 27, 2014
Letter to the editor: City hall is a good temporary library
To the editor, My name is Christian Gifford and I am a Star Scout in Boy Scout Troop 116 in Farmington. I am working on my communications merit badge for Boy Scouts and one of the requirements is to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper expressing my opinion or sharing...
June 27, 2014 - 11:18am
May 29, 2014
Letter to the editor: Help keep dangerous dogs in check
To the editor, There’s a myth we often hear at the postal service: “Don’t worry — my dog won’t bite.” Dog attacks are a nationwide issue and not just a postal problem. Any dog can bite, and all attacks are preventable through responsible pet ownership. Nationwide, 5,581...
May 29, 2014 - 3:37pm
May 22, 2014
Letter to the editor: Faith United Methodist pastor says farewell
To the editor, Very soon I will be taking my leave as pastor of the Faith United Methodist Church and bidding farewell to the community of Farmington. I wish to express to the people of Farmington my deep appreciation for the prayers and support offered to the congregation Faith...
May 22, 2014 - 1:27pm
May 15, 2014
Letter to the editor: Clean up junky yards
To the editor, At the May 5 Farmington City Council meeting it was brought to the attention of the council members by Mr. Orndorff that he read in papers that surrounding towns are limiting the number of cars, trucks, trailers and campers which homeowners can have on their property. A...
May 15, 2014 - 7:26am