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Shopping season begins for insurance policies
Farmington parks commission, council to talk city pool
Shining on stage and the field: Farmington High School's Hunter Conrad juggles theater, baseball
Drop in the Bucket campaign takes off: Farmington adopts Texas town torn apart from Hurricane Harvey
Farmington school district may redraw boundaries
crime and courts
Students clear out invasives; replace with native plants
Farmington girls' tennis falls in second round of team sections
Tigers soccer teams ready themselves for sections
Tigers girls' swimming downs Apple Valley 95-91
Tigers fall short in homecoming comeback, lose to Burnsville 35-27
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
arts and entertainment
CitiBank Federal Savings v. Robert McCarty
PennyMac Holdings vs. Wade Raddatz
Wells Fargo Bank vs. John Berg
New Penn Financial v Timothy Parker
Wilmington Trust v Brian Hehr
Helen Arlene Judd
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Editorial: Expect that school bus to stop
Letter: City pool a staple of the community
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October 22, 2009
In olden times
October 22, 2009 - 3:30pm
October 8, 2009
Army band will play first show at FHS
Sometimes, it helps to have connections. And a really nice, brand-new recital hall doesn't hurt, either. Both of those things probably helped Farmington High School band instructor Jeff Gottwig woo the 451st Army Band out of Fort Snelling and get them to play the first concert in...
October 8, 2009 - 2:03pm
October 1, 2009
Rocktoberfest: Hair bands, polka and fun for the family
Break out the leather pants and bandanas. It's Rocktoberfest this Saturday. Okay, the leather pants might be a bit much for Saturday afternoon -- probably not as many children are donning '80s rock-wear these days, and leather pants aren't usually seen at polka concerts. But with...
October 1, 2009 - 2:59pm
September 17, 2009
Bulls, bucking broncos and a whole lot of bruises
Watch for falling cowboys this weekend at the Dakota County Fairgrounds. On Saturday, for the first time in more than a decade, the fairgrounds...
September 17, 2009 - 3:17pm
Events: Sept. 24 - Oct. 10
Diabetes support group There will be a diabetes support group meeting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at Allina Clinic in Farmington. This meeting, the first in a monthly series that will run through May, will be a group discussion led by Leo Avenido, MD. Future meetings will be...
September 17, 2009 - 10:00am
September 10, 2009
Get lost in the corn this fall
Bachman's Cedar Acres is inviting its customers to get lost. The garden center, located south of Farmington on Cedar Avenue, is making its first attempt at a corn maze this fall. The two-acre maze is finished now but it will not officially open until Sept. 19, the first day of a...
September 10, 2009 - 3:25pm
Keillor vows he won't be sidelined by stroke
MINNEAPOLIS -- Humorist Garrison Keillor still plans to start his new season of "A Prairie Home Companion" as scheduled in just over two weeks,...
September 10, 2009 - 7:23am
August 27, 2009
Upcoming Events, Sept. 2 - 26
Cub Scout sign up Cub Scout Pack 117 of Meadowview Elementary School will hold an information and sign up event at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 2 in the Meadowview cafetorium. Boys and adults can learn more about Scouts and sign up in time for fall programs. Families who cannot attend the sign...
August 27, 2009 - 2:25pm
August 20, 2009
Upcoming events, Aug. 29 - Sept. 18
Youth bowling sign-up There will be a youth bowling league sign-up from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 29 at Farmington Lanes. The league is for kids from kindergarten to high school. For information call Connie Honrud at 651-463-2475 or Farmington Lanes at 651-463-7811. Pancake breakfast Dakota...
August 20, 2009 - 1:02pm
August 6, 2009
Bill Minnehan: 'Yeah, we've got a good fair'
Bill Minnehan served five years on the Dakota County Agricultural Society, the board that runs the Dakota County Fair. His children showed at the fair for 30-some years before that. In other words, Minnehan was a guy who knew his way around the fairgrounds. But Minnehan, who is...
August 6, 2009 - 12:50pm
July 30, 2009
Upcoming events: Aug. 3 - 20
Wii at the library The Farmington Library invites teens to play Wii games on the big screen from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 3. The library is located at 508 Third St. For more information call 651-438-0250. Be creative All ages are invited to Storytime, Be Creative from 10:30 to 11 a.m....
July 30, 2009 - 1:31pm
July 16, 2009
Upcoming events: July 19 - Aug. 14
Steak fry The Farmington Warrior to Citizen group will hold a fundraiser steak fry from 5 to 9 p.m. July 18 at the Farmington VFW. Funds will be used for programs and events to support and recognize local service members and their families. Cost will be $9 with $4 going to the group....
July 16, 2009 - 12:59pm
July 9, 2009
Upcoming Events, July 14 - 31
Make cards and gift bags at the library The Farmington Public Library invites children ages 6 and up to a make-and-take cards and gift bags art project from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, July 14. The library is located at 508 Third St. For more information call 651-438-0250. Fundraiser...
July 9, 2009 - 1:10pm
July 2, 2009
Dakota City village seeks volunteers for demos at the fair
Volunteers who possess an old-time skill or craft are needed to demonstrate in Dakota City during the Dakota County Fair Aug. 10 to 16. Sought are people who are talented at such things as woodcarving, wood burning, crocheting, knitting, sewing and other needlecrafts, cooking on a...
July 2, 2009 - 10:31am
June 11, 2009
Upcoming Events: June 15 - 25
Vacation Bible School Faith United Methodist Church will hod its Vacation Bible School from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 15-18. Families are invited to a luau on Thursday for a light meal and program. This is a free event. For more information call 651-460-6110 or go to www.faithinyourheart.org. Senior...
June 11, 2009 - 4:48pm