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FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
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
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
Letter: Jake Cordes is looking for opportunities to work together
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
Real Estate Showcase
September 14, 2012
New art exhibit at Farmington Dunn Bros. has an apt message in a couple of ways
The art exhibit that opened this week at Farmington's Dunn Bros. came about almost by accident, but David Hartnett, the coffee shop's co-owner,...
arts and entertainment/business/Life
September 14, 2012 - 3:02pm
August 30, 2012
Editorial: Business tool would be valuable
On Monday night the Farmington Economic Development Authority heard an intriguing proposal about a project called Open for Business.
August 30, 2012 - 9:03am
Help could be coming for beginner businesses
Would-be Farmington business owners could have a new resource available to them if the city's economic development authority pursues a partnership with a nonprofit group that has spent the past 25 years helping new and existing business owners make smarter decisions. The Metropolitan...
August 30, 2012 - 8:54am
August 13, 2012
Big changes lead to happiness for auto shop owner
Jimi Brown isn't the type to shy away from major life changes. That much becomes clear pretty quickly when you ask him how he came to own Impact...
August 13, 2012 - 7:20am
July 29, 2012
Dakota County students explored D.C.
Five students from local high schools in and around Dakota Electric Association's service territory recently returned from a trip of a lifetime to Washington, D.C. Dakota Electric's students joined more than 1,500 students from across the nation (37 total from Minnesota) for the 48th...
July 29, 2012 - 7:36am
July 28, 2012
Her Farmington business is growing, and so is her family
Annie Mickelson has wanted to be a chiropractor since before she could even pronounce the word. Mickelson's father has his own chiropractic...
July 28, 2012 - 7:39am
July 20, 2012
Friends' network of cell phone stores expands to Farmington
The cell phone business has been good to Matt Funk and his friends. From a single Wireless Zone store in 2009, the four college buddies now have...
July 20, 2012 - 5:04pm
July 19, 2012
Farmington Business Association doubles down on parties
Farmington businesses are teaming up to throw a couple of big parties this weekend, and everyone in town is invited. The weekend of block parties will kick off Thursday at the Tamarack Ridge shopping center, then move downtown Saturday for a day of activities that will include a...
July 19, 2012 - 7:13am
July 13, 2012
Park Dental Clinic is nearly ready to open downtown Farmington
When Park Dental decided to expand its operation to Farmington, it needed the right dentist to build a practice in a new community. Someone,...
July 13, 2012 - 5:09pm
July 3, 2012
City council changes its mind on liquor store move
Three weeks after the Farmington City Council members supported a plan to relocate the city's downtown liquor store, council members have voted to keep the store right where it is. At a workshop meeting last month, three of the five council members indicated they favored moving the...
July 3, 2012 - 9:58am
June 28, 2012
New broker sees promise at long-stalled development
A new real estate broker has high hopes for Farmington's long-dormant Vermillion River Crossings development. In charge of marketing the property...
June 28, 2012 - 7:02am
June 27, 2012
Iconic Farmington building is on the market
One of Farmington's most recognizable buildings could be yours if you're willing to pay the right price. A for sale sign went up last week...
June 27, 2012 - 1:04pm
June 16, 2012
CDR Technicians offer computer repair at your doorstep
Adam Tenore and Jared Conklin were having a conversation on Skype last fall when Tenore made a suggestion. "We should start a computer business,"...
June 16, 2012 - 7:56am
June 4, 2012
For Farmington couple, thrift shop is a labor of love
There is a lesson about starting a business that likely isn't covered in any textbooks, but that is important nonetheless. Given the choice,...
June 4, 2012 - 7:54am
May 31, 2012
Six options on the table for Farmington municipal liquor store
When an agenda item for Tuesday's Economic Development Authority meeting fell through, another opportunity presented itself for the Farmington City Council. On Tuesday, the Farmington City Council held a work session to consider the pros and cons of six potential sites for its downtown...
May 31, 2012 - 9:39am