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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
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STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
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NOTICE OF ELECTION
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
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
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June 13, 2013
Organized for Farmington: June news and notes
Dew Days It's here! The 2013 Dew Days celebration will be in full swing this weekend. Be sure to catch the Flavors of Farmington Thursday night, the Bed Races and Car Cruise Friday night, and the Grand Parade on Saturday. Check us out online at farmingtondewdays.com for a full list...
June 13, 2013 - 7:33am
June 12, 2013
Your weekend: Dew Days returns this weekend
Thursday Salad luncheon Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 13. The menu will include deviled eggs, desserts, rolls and beverages. The church is located at 20600 Akin Road. Blood drive There will be a Red Cross blood drive...
June 12, 2013 - 3:57pm
June 8, 2013
Farmington teacher Randall Ferguson will perform at Rosemount United Methodist Church
Randall Ferguson has a guitar that dates back to 1785. He likes to wonder who else played on it and who they might have played it for. "It's neat to neat to think about it," said Ferguson. Ferguson will share his fascination as part of a performance at 7 p.m. June 12 at Rosemount...
June 8, 2013 - 7:56am
June 6, 2013
Your weekend: Dakota County Library kicks off its summer reading program for teens Saturday
Saturday Summer reading program starts The Dakota County Library System will kick off their summer reading program June 8. Youth from newborns to teens entering 12th grade can sign up at their local library for the Bookawocky Summer Reading Experience. The program is free and prizes...
June 6, 2013 - 9:59am
May 30, 2013
Your weekend: Twins' baseball clinic is Saturday
Friday Fundraiser There will be a spaghetti dinner and concert fundraiser at 6 p.m. May 31 for Farmington High School student Erin Canada. The fundraiser will take place at Bogarts in Apple Valley. Canada has been selected to attend New York University's prestigious Tisch Summer...
May 30, 2013 - 1:50pm
May 27, 2013
McCarthy earns American Star recognition
Pam McCarthy, an American Family Insurance agent in Farmington, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification. McCarthy joins other American Family agents who have demonstrated the highest...
May 27, 2013 - 7:14am
May 25, 2013
Bungert joins Independent Town Pages staff as intern
Independent Town Pages. She is from Lakeville, where she grew up with her parents and three brothers. She is a 2010 graduate of Lakeville North High School. That is where she first became interested in journalism. She just completed her junior year at Creighton University in Omaha,...
May 25, 2013 - 7:18am
May 16, 2013
Your weekend: Relive World War II this weekend
Friday Storytime for all ages Storytime for all ages will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. May 17 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. Storytime includes stories and activities meant for mixed-age audiences such as families and childcare groups. The Seussification of Romeo...
May 16, 2013 - 2:27pm
May 10, 2013
A monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs
Dew Days/Farmington Royalty The Farmington Royal Ambassador Program and Farmington Dew Days Committee will unveil the new Farmington Royalty Float May 10, 6 p.m., at the Farmington High School. Current and past ambassadors and candidates have worked to raise the funds needed to purchase...
May 10, 2013 - 2:54pm
May 9, 2013
Your weekend: Live music scheduled at Dunn Bros.
Friday Live music Jim Bohn will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. May 10 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave. Storytime for all ages There will be a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. May 10 at the Dakota County Farmington Library....
May 9, 2013 - 10:33am
April 25, 2013
Live music performances are set around Farmington
Friday Live music Ben Aaron will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. April 26 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave. St. Olaf Philharmonia The St. Olaf College Philharmonia will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 26 at St. Michael's Church in Farmington....
April 25, 2013 - 12:48pm
April 23, 2013
Master gardener plant sale is May 11
Dakota County Master Gardeners will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. until noon May 11 at the University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education Park (UMore), 1605 West 160th Street in Rosemount. This year's sale will feature peonies from the Master Gardener Educational, Research...
April 23, 2013 - 7:06am
April 21, 2013
Get ailing plants diagnosed at Extension clinic
The Master Gardeners of Dakota County will hold plant health diagnostic clinics this spring and summer to help residents identify plants and insects and diagnose common plant diseases. Bring in a weed, ornamental plant, fruit, vegetable, tree sample, shrub, turf sample or an insect...
April 21, 2013 - 7:09am
April 18, 2013
Your weekend: Steaks on menu for Scouts
Friday Storytime for all ages The Dakota County Farmington Library will offer storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. April 19. There will be stories and activities ideal for a mixed-age audience. The library is located at 508 Third St. Live music Karl Burke will perform...
April 18, 2013 - 11:09am
April 14, 2013
One newcomer on Dakota Electric Association board
Dakota Electric Association's member-owners attended the cooperative's annual meeting April 4 at St. Michael's social hall in Farmington. Four incumbent directors and one new director were elected and bylaw amendments passed. David Jones, District 1, Jim Sheldon, District 2, Bill...
April 14, 2013 - 7:23am