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Real Estate Showcase
July 16, 2010
Rising Stars Preschool: Ready to shine
The walls of Laura Mitchell's new preschool are a sunny yellow. The shelves have colorful labels identifying spots for glue sticks and finger...
July 16, 2010 - 7:34am
July 5, 2010
While others struggle, his business soars
From Eden Prairie to Australia, small-plane pilots around the world arrive safely at their destinations thanks to a small company based in Farmington's...
July 5, 2010 - 1:32pm
July 2, 2010
Business climate is improving
When your job is business development, a bad economy is not your friend. But for most of the past five years that's been life for Tina Hansmeier,...
July 2, 2010 - 6:48am
May 23, 2010
Local hair will help fight oil leak
Until recently, about the most exciting thing likely to happen to the hair that ended up on the floor at Farmington's Cahill Salon was becoming...
May 23, 2010 - 9:44am
May 21, 2010
Filling a growing need in Farmington
Shoppers looking looking to liven up their yard with some new plants or flowers will find most of the expected items at Jerry's Farm and Garden...
May 21, 2010 - 7:29am
May 8, 2010
For owners, new restaurant is a dream come true
Bit by bit, Jeff and Stacy Schlichter are watching a dream take shape around them. The Farmington couple is in the process of turning a long-vacant...
May 8, 2010 - 7:30am
April 25, 2010
Ice cream shop looking for a buyer
Families looking for a cool ice cream treat in downtown Farmington have been coming away disappointed so far this spring. Bugaloo's, the six-year-old ice cream shop located at the corner of Third and Oak streets, has yet to return from its winter hiatus, and owner Stacey Schultz said...
April 25, 2010 - 10:05am
April 24, 2010
Home construction on the rise again
The sound of nail guns is echoing through the neighborhoods of Farmington once again. For the first time in almost three years, the housing construction market in Farmington seems to be picking up, as the number of building permits being issued for single family homes is on the rise. City...
April 24, 2010 - 10:05am
April 23, 2010
Farmington Billiards: He's hoping for good pool weather this summer
Now that he owns a billiard hall, Dan Rider finds himself in the unusual position of wishing for miserable weather. When your business depends...
April 23, 2010 - 9:49am
April 22, 2010
Celts will take over at Farmington Eagles
The Farmington Eagles Club will get a new name, a new look and a whole new menu at the beginning of May. Celts, a restaurant and bar that started in Rosemount in 2001 and has expanded to locations in Hastings and Inver Grove Heights, will take over operations at the Farmington club...
April 22, 2010 - 10:41am
March 31, 2010
He grew from garage to groundbreaker
Back in his earliest days as a business owner in 1977 Jeff Thelen would wait each morning for the trucks to pull out of the garage at his father's...
March 31, 2010 - 7:24am
March 21, 2010
Easter carnival moves downtown April 3
The quarters will be a little closer and there won't be any eggs to hunt, but some intervention by downtown businesses will keep Farmington's Easter carnival up and running this year. CEEF, the Castle Rock, Empire, Eureka and Farmington community group that has held the carnival...
March 21, 2010 - 7:00am
March 16, 2010
Prom event was a success
Prom season in Farmington got off to a running start last weekend. There were 85 dresses sold cheap at a prom event held Friday through Sunday...
March 16, 2010 - 1:14pm
March 12, 2010
County will compete for search company's free high-speed network
Wichita has offered to change its name. Duluth is offering up the names of its first-born children. All Dakota County has to offer is eager partners, cooperative governments and a tech-savvy population that could mean good business. Bill Coleman believes that's enough to make Dakota...
March 12, 2010 - 11:39am
February 25, 2010
Teaming up to make prom season more affordable
With dresses, tuxedos, limos and flowers to think of, prom season can be an expensive time for teenagers. But this year two Farmington businesses...
February 25, 2010 - 12:46pm