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Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
crime and courts
Girls track preview: Talented trio to lead Tigers
Boys track preview: New faces fill Farmington roster
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Shaboldin
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Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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June 9, 2013
Farmington volunteers come together to feed the community
Farmington's Allina Clinic hopes a little community service will help build connections in the city. On Saturday the clinic joined Allina locations across the area to pack tens of thousands of meals for local food shelves. According to company estimates, more than 1,800 volunteers...
June 9, 2013 - 7:48am
June 1, 2013
Farmington boutique offers food shelf promotion
Farmington's Once Again Boutique is offering to give its customers a little something back if they're willing to do some good for the community. From June 1 through Aug. 1 the business will offer a $10 gift card for customers who bring in at least five food items for the Farmington...
June 1, 2013 - 7:48am
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 26, 2013
Hairhouse Studio owners have come to enjoy running their own business
Liz Parenteau wasn't sure she wanted to be a business owner, but the role seems to suit her. For a little more than a year now, Parenteau and...
May 26, 2013 - 7:30am
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
Farmington officials take a fresh look at Vermillion River Crossings
Farmington city planner Lee Smick knows how much things can change in eight years. That's why she wants to know if the pre-existing plans for...
May 16, 2013 - 1:24pm
May 9, 2013
New owners hope to rehabilitate Farmington restaurant's reputation
The second night Phil and Tony Marvets owned their new Farmington restaurant there was a fight at the bar. It was a big enough disturbance that...
May 9, 2013 - 10:34am
April 26, 2013
Baldy's Barbecue opens in Farmington
When Brian Wheeler approached his cousin Chick a few years ago about opening a franchise of the family barbecue business, the answer was pretty...
April 26, 2013 - 11:45am
April 19, 2013
Teaming up to bring you hidden treasures in Farmington
Before January, Deborah Hanson and Bonnie Heim were strangers. Now, they're business partners. Things move fast sometimes. When Hanson and...
April 19, 2013 - 3:04pm
April 18, 2013
Farmington parking lot gets OK despite neighbor concerns
Despite arguments from residents, a proposed parking lot in one downtown neighborhood received support from the Farmington Planning Commission. Residents on Main Street, mostly between Third and Fourth streets, have waited more than nine months to find out what is happening with...
April 18, 2013 - 10:52am
April 14, 2013
Local students earn a trip to Washington, D.C.
Five local high school students, including two from Farmington and one from Rosemount, were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association. Zachary Eichten of Rosemount High School, Brett Johnson of Farmington High School and Anna...
April 14, 2013 - 7:27am
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
April 11, 2013
Celts brings electronic pull tabs to Farmington
Charitable gambling is going high tech in Farmington. Celts Pub last week joined the growing list of Minnesota locations offering electronic...
April 11, 2013 - 1:41pm
March 29, 2013
Farmington bank summit a success
The group wasn't large -- only 15 or so -- but all of the bankers and city officials on hand at the March 20 Farmington Bank Summit agreed the...
March 29, 2013 - 12:15pm
March 24, 2013
New Farmington business pitches fitness on foot
Shannon Herrera knows how therapeutic a good run can be. She credits running with helping her stay sane after her fourth child was born eight...
March 24, 2013 - 7:36am