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Two new officials elected in township races
Farmington High School principal hired in Shakopee
Local legislator's comment cause a national stir
Felonies down last year in Farmington, Rosemount
Farmington police report: February 21-27
crime and courts
Softball: Tigers in search of pitching
Girls basketball: Tigers outsized in section tourney
Swimming & diving: Bovee leads Tigers at state
Girls basketball: Tired Tigers drop three of four
Boys hockey: Tigers meet their match
Tipping a few back in the name of science
Your weekend: Enjoy the Holi celebration Sunday
A color-soaked celebration in Farmington
Two Farmington men saved stranded motorists 75 years ago
Your weekend: Farmington's World Day of Prayer service will be Friday
arts and entertainment
Bob G. Henderson
Kathleen M. Pritchard, 74
Edith (Brummund) Stanke, 65
Robert L. Swanson, 90
Jeanette L "Jeanie" Thorpe, 73
Editorial: The good and the bad of Twitter use
Michelle's column: Feeling cooped up by the cold
Letter to the editor: Garofalo shows support for safe routes to school
Nathan's column: You win, winter; now go away
Editorial: Make the most of church change
Bremer Bank, National Association vs Hodge
Homeservices Lending, LLC vs Rogers
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CitiMortgage, Inc. VS Johnson
Portland Home Owners Assoc vs Hodge
March 20, 2009
Bus driver recognized for quick thinking
Quick thinking during bad weather has earned a Farmington school bus driver some recognition. On March 23 the District 192 School Board recognized...
March 20, 2009 - 2:45pm
March 3, 2009
Higher bus fares opposed
Transit supporters have lined up Twin Cities residents who depend on buses to testify at a series of legislative hearings. Lawmakers at the Wednesday and Thursday meetings will hear commuters seeking more transit funds, with testimony coming at a time when the Metropolitan Council...
March 3, 2009 - 8:06am
February 5, 2009
Hearing will happen on transit plan
The chairman of the Senate transit subcommittee reversed directions Wednesday, now promising to consider a bill that would take $95 million out of Twin Cities transit funding and spread it among school bus programs statewide. "Please accept my sincere apology for my remarks dismissing...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
Senator wants more bus money
ST. PAUL - Sen. Joe Gimse announced a plan to take $95 million from Twin Cities transit funds, and another $5 million from rural funds, to increase spending on school bus programs statewide. It is a plan that Democrats in control of the Minnesota Legislature say they will not consider....
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
5-year-old left alone on bus in Cass County; driver fired
BAXTER, Minn. -- Police are investigating why a 5-year-old kindergarten student was left on his bus and not dropped off at a Baxter school. Baxter Police Chief Jim Exsted says the boy was found unharmed in the bus at the Cass County home of the bus driver. Exsted says the boy had...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
Prosecution rests; Franco defense witnesses testify about man leaving scene from fatal bus crash
WILLMAR -- The prosecution rested this morning, and the defense team began calling witnesses in the trial of Olga Marina Franco del Cid, 24, of Minneota. Franco is accused of a total of 24 criminal charges stemming from the fatal Feb. 19 school bus crash near Cottonwood. Three witnesses...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Opening arguments set for this morning in crash trial
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Opening arguments will begin at 8 a.m. today in the trial of the Guatemalan woman accused of causing the fatal school bus crash near Cottonwood. Jury selection was completed around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, 24, of Minneota, who...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 29, 2008
Six jurors picked in bus crash case; Franco may not testify
WILLMAR -- Six jurors were selected Monday in the trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, 24, of Minneota, who is accused of causing the fatal Feb. 19 Cottonwood school bus crash. Juror questioning began Monday morning before Judge David W. Peterson at the Kandiyohi County Courthouse....
July 29, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Judge denies change of venue in Cottonwood bus crash case
MARSHALL -- The trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, the 24-year-old Minneota woman charged in the fatal Cottonwood school bus crash, will begin July 28 in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar. In an order issued Tuesday, District Judge David W. Peterson denied a second motion...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 2, 2008
School bus involved in minor accident Friday morning
A District 192 school bus was involved in a minor accident early Friday morning. No students were hurt. According to district spokesperson Aaron Tinklenberg the bus, carrying middle- and high school students, was rear-ended by a private vehicle just after 7 a.m. at the intersection...
May 2, 2008 - 12:00am