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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
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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
"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
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Gebremichael
PUBLIC NOTICE city farm
Wells Fargo Bank vs Rodine
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Jorgenson
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
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
Real Estate Showcase
August 9, 2010
Farmington men escape as truck slides into Mississippi
For good friends Randy Johnson and Jim Hunt, Monday morning was supposed to be spent floating on the St. Croix River and catching walleyes. Instead,...
August 9, 2010 - 1:13pm
It's Monday morning. It's steamy-warm outside. It's one week until the opening day of the Dakota County Fair. And there's a 5x5-foot patch of...
August 9, 2010 - 8:00am
August 5, 2010
Teachers seek comfort level with science
Talking last week about the Farmington School District's disappointing results on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment science test, assistant superintendent Christine Weymouth suggested teachers would have to find ways to work together. At Riverview Elementary School, they're...
August 5, 2010 - 10:33am
July 30, 2010
Bike race series comes to Eureka
The continued deterioration of a Burnsville road has pushed a south-metro bike racing institution a little bit farther out into the country. The...
July 30, 2010 - 7:37am
July 22, 2010
An overlooked treasure
It's pretty hard not to notice the large, shady trees along Akin Road. They've been there for what seems like forever, so no one really pays...
July 22, 2010 - 9:55am
July 17, 2010
Find the hot fishing spots around Farmington
During these lazy, hazy days of summer lots of anglers hope to get out of town for a fishing weekend, but finding the time sometimes proves tricky....
July 17, 2010 - 7:38am
July 16, 2010
Besters are county's Farm Family of the Year
The University of Minnesota has named the Al and Beth Bester family of Hampton Dakota County's 2010 Farm Family of the Year. The Besters were recognized locally Tuesday, July 13, at the Dakota County Board of Commissioners meeting. Al was raised on a farm in Rosemount that was originally...
July 16, 2010 - 10:44am
July 8, 2010
Pool aims for an older crowd
Farmington's municipal pool has long been a source of summer fun for Farmington kids, but this season the city wants to open up the opportunities...
July 8, 2010 - 10:19am
July 1, 2010
Cancer society fund raiser grows from Ramble to Relay
For more than 20 years Farmington's Ramble and Amble has been a successful fund raiser for the American Cancer Society. But the Ramble is about to become a Relay. Later this month the American Cancer Society will hold its first Farmington Relay for Life. The Ramble and Amble, which...
July 1, 2010 - 11:37am
June 28, 2010
County will spend $2.7 million to preserve land
The fifth project application round for the Farmland and Natural Areas Program moved closer to completion this week. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners approved the spending of $2,798,938 of FNAP funds to acquire permanent easements on 12 properties....
June 28, 2010 - 10:16am
June 24, 2010
Letter: Trees need protection from more than road salt
To the editor, This is in response to David Nichols' letter to the editor published June 17 about the importance of saving Farmington's boulevard trees from road salt and lawn chemicals. It was very informative and filled with great advice. I am blessed with one of the most beautiful...
June 24, 2010 - 10:11am
June 19, 2010
Amateur scientists, hobbyists and people just looking for an excuse to hike in the woods got a chance to work side by side with research scientists...
June 19, 2010 - 4:50pm
June 10, 2010
Deadline extended for parks programs
Farmington Parks and Recreation has extended the deadline to Monday, June 14 for their playground programs. Playground programs are great way to have fun this summer. Participants can enjoy games, crafts, music and more at our local parks. Playground programs are available for...
June 10, 2010 - 9:14am
May 28, 2010
It's a warm, sunny Tuesday morning. In the southwest corner of the property, Aaron Ehlers fires up his riding lawn mower. He's got a big job...
May 28, 2010 - 10:10am
May 20, 2010
MPCA may be close to answers on cloudy river water
Inspectors still aren't quite sure what the cloudy substance is that showed up last month in an inlet to the Vermillion River, but they think they might be on the right track to determining its origin. A park visitor first noticed the milky water April 21 at the base of a storm sewer...
May 20, 2010 - 9:43am