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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
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Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
May 21, 2010
Column: A weekend to celebrate soy
This weekend, Farmington will be home to one of only three soybean festivals in the nation. Considering soybeans are one of my favorite legumes (second only to chickpeas) I can scarcely believe the rarity of soybean festivals. We are privileged to host one right here in Farmington....
May 21, 2010 - 9:34am
Filling a growing need in Farmington
Shoppers looking looking to liven up their yard with some new plants or flowers will find most of the expected items at Jerry's Farm and Garden...
May 21, 2010 - 7:29am
February 18, 2010
Rescue was just a matter of time, Malecha says
There were plenty of people worried about Mark Malecha's safety when he got trapped in a corn silo Feb. 4. But Malecha insists he wasn't one...
February 18, 2010 - 9:57am
February 11, 2010
Rescue drew on skills of many
The Thursday evening rescue of Feely Elevator manager Mark Malecha will likely go down in Farmington's history books as one of greatest success...
February 11, 2010 - 2:35pm
In elevator rescue, corn was only part of the concern
From the outside of the Feely Elevator silos, onlookers were left to wonder what was happening inside the silo where Mark Malecha was trapped. Inside, though, medics worked diligently to save Malecha not only from being crushed by the shifting corn, but from toxins that were building...
February 11, 2010 - 2:28pm
February 4, 2010
Elevator employee rescued from silo
After nearly eight hours of confinement, Feely Elevator manager Mark Malecha was rescued from the corn silo where he became trapped before noon Thursday. Malecha was pulled to safety at approximately 7:30 p.m. Thursday, after having spent the day trapped in a 45- 50-foot deep silo...
February 4, 2010 - 11:35am
June 30, 2009
Conservationists say tax equals green Minnesota
June 30, 2009 - 7:20am
June 18, 2009
Aquaponics facility may become a cash generator for dairy industry
A rural Baldwin, Wis. commercial property may hold the future for agriculture. Just outside of town is the building site for the new "Future Farm Food and Fuel" facility, a business partner with the Emerald and Baldwin Dairy operations. Steve Meyer, director of operations, has been...
June 18, 2009 - 7:30am
April 30, 2009
For now, Oasis has gone dry
A dispute with a gas supplier will keep the doors closed for the immediate future at Oasis Market on Highway 3. The gas station and convenience store closed April 22 when the pumps ran dry.
April 30, 2009 - 3:10pm
March 19, 2009
Farmer's market is coming this summer
A new farmer's market in downtown Farmington might start out a little smaller than others in the area, but if it's successful, organizers figure it will -- for a lack of a better word -- grow. Expected to open in July, Farmington's new farmer's market will be held on Thursdays in...
March 19, 2009 - 7:31am
July 14, 2008
Ag chief disputes ethanol-food price link
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's agriculture commissioner says the country's grocery stores are misleading Americans when they claim that corn-based ethanol is driving up food prices. "Some of this message is the result of calculated efforts from groups such as the Grocery Manufacturers Association,"...
news / food / outdoors
July 14, 2008 - 12:00am
June 23, 2008
Biomass study finds feasability, but cost may not be worth it
Cutting small trees and brush for energy can be done without harming Minnesota's northern forests, but the cost to do the work may be more than the profit. That's the finding of the first comprehensive study of the environmental effects and economics of cutting so-called woody biomass. Researchers...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am