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Trinity Care Center in Farmington celebrates golden jubilee
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
Minnesota teen, missing for 40 years, proven as victim of serial killer John Wayne Gacy
crime and courts
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Zimmer still having eye trouble
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Stabilizing the river bank, restoring the trout habitat
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
Farmington's Eidahl vying for Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes
Farmington Business Association Block Party is Saturday
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank v. Matthew Hanson 14-097683
CitiMortgage, Inc. v. Ryan Tykwinski 17-106396
Bank of America v. Brian Perkins 17-106822
Bank of America vs. William Granger 17-106923
Ditech Financial vs Kristine Overlund
Helen L. Walsh, 90
Stephen I. Willner, 56
Alan D. Bahr, 72
Alvin G Meyer
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
The Great Indoors: A vegan option for beer can chicken
Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
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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
City will pay for downtown development plan
The Farmington City Council last week approved a $40,000 expenditure to hire a Minneapolis consulting firm to help redevelop the city’s downtown district. The project will be partially funded by a Dakota County Community Development Agency Redevelopment Incentive Grant. These grants...
August 27, 2015 - 6:27am
August 7, 2015
Downtown space becomes a hub for new businesses
Carpet is scheduled to go in this week in the building Paul Otten owns in downtown Farmington. So are some missing ceiling tiles, and a few other...
August 7, 2015 - 2:43pm
May 15, 2015
Letter to the editor: Insurance change would be harmful
To the editor, Over the past 10 years working as an auto insurance agent, I have been fortunate to serve hundreds of customers in Farmington and our neighboring communities. What I enjoy most about my job is speaking regularly to my customers, hearing about their lives, getting...
May 15, 2015 - 9:52am
November 20, 2014
City will review policy on business subsidies
The last time the city of Farmington reviewed its business subsidy policy it was 2002, several years before recession reshaped the business community. Starting Monday, new community development director Adam Kienberger wants to work with the city’s economic development authority...
November 20, 2014 - 4:36pm
September 19, 2014
Castle Rock couple finally enjoying the fruits of their labor
The trees at Castle Rock Orchard are not what you might imagine when you picture an orchard. There are no spreading branches, no rolling hills...
September 19, 2014 - 1:27pm
September 7, 2014
Downtown Farmington sporting goods store will close its doors
Store will close by the end of September Michelle Leonard Staff writer Normally, the months between homecoming and Christmas are the busiest...
September 7, 2014 - 7:39am
September 5, 2014
Berms will make way for mine in Empire
Anyone driving east on County Road 46 has probably noticed some large berms going up on the southwest corner of 46 and Biscayne Avenue. The...
September 5, 2014 - 7:44am
July 11, 2014
New Farmington store offers shoppers a little bit of everything
It’s a little difficult to get a handle on the new Farmington Outlet. On one side of the store, laid out on plastic folding tables, are a popcorn...
July 11, 2014 - 2:13pm