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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
Girls golf: Irish, Tigers battle conditions at Valleywood
Softball: Third-ranked Tigers handed first loss in Mankato East Tournament finals
Girls track and field: Individuals shine at home invite
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take out No. 3 Stillwater, 7-6
Boys track and field: Tigers seventh at Mega Meet
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
arts and entertainment
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSN VS LOPIN
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Padilla
Washington Mutual Bank vs Johnson
Financial Freedom Senior vs Remer
TRANSports and electranics
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Real Estate Showcase
September 29, 2016
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
ST. PAUL—A conservative group says Minnesota's taxes are the 46th most competitive in the country. The Tax Foundation reported on Wednesday, Sept. 28, that when considering corporate, individual income, sales, property and unemployment insurance taxes, Minnesota finished near...
September 29, 2016 - 10:08am
September 28, 2016
Frontier's Vantage TV open for business next month
Farmington and Rosemount, along with Lakeville, Burnsville and Apple Valley, have completed their portion of the legal process to invite Frontier Communication to sell cable subscriptions in the five-city area. Frontier says with those approvals behind them, residents should start...
September 28, 2016 - 1:02pm
September 22, 2016
Hy-Vee plans continue to move forward
The city of Farmington took care of a few housekeeping issues at Monday's meeting to help clear the way for the Hy-Vee grocery store construction, and in the process, revealed that another buyer has been showing interest in an adjacent lot. The proposed 57,000 square foot supermarket,...
September 22, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 21, 2016
Ribbon cutting held for Quick Ship Plus
Farmington Economic Development Authority member Geraldine Jolley and Mayor Todd Larson held the ribbon for Quick Ship Plus owner Rich Loch during...
September 21, 2016 - 8:38am
August 17, 2016
Planning commission approves Hy-Vee site plan
The planning commission members looked out at an unusual sight at Tuesday night’s meeting: a full house. Residents turned out to get details...
August 17, 2016 - 1:47pm
June 24, 2016
Abundant Vine grows from the ground up
People who know Rachael Cochrane like to joke that if the zombie apocalypse ever comes, they’re heading to her house because she’s basically...
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm
June 10, 2016
BlueNose brings custom coffee to Farmington
Tim Aylward has two babies in his life right now. There’s the 5-month-old child at home, and the soon-to-be-born coffee shop he hopes to open...
June 10, 2016 - 5:59am
June 2, 2016
Dental clinic opens its doors Thursday
Midwest Dental is new to Farmington, but the company isn’t wasting any time making itself part of the community. The new dental clinic, which opens for business June 6, has made it a priority even before it’s open to connect with its new home. The clinic is a sponsor of this season’s...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
April 14, 2016
Downtown plan will head to city council
Parks, trails and ties to Farmington’s history are at the core of a new plan meant to guide development in the city’s core downtown district....
April 14, 2016 - 5:59am
January 8, 2016
Sports gear, close to home
It all started with the building. Janie Tutewohl, Anne Olson, Karen Wisdorf and Shannon Nielsen had talked for years about buying the building...
January 8, 2016 - 10:27am
December 23, 2015
New look, new name, same bakery
The sign on the front of the building is new. So, for that matter, is much of the front of the building. But Farmington Bakery owner Gina King...
December 23, 2015 - 10:01am
December 10, 2015
City wants resident input on downtown development plan
According to at least one vision, the future of downtown Farmington involves a lot of apartments and townhomes. One of two concept plans developed...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
August 27, 2015
Editorial: A plan for downtown is good, but results are better
Last week the Farmington City Council approved a $40,000 contract with Hoisington Kogler Group to take a closer look at the city’s downtown district and figure out what can be done with it. That’s not a bad idea. The comment we hear over and over around town is that Farmington...
August 27, 2015 - 4:55pm