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Thrivent's K9 5K to raise funds for future training
Need a buddy? Sit on the Buddy Benches
Ground Round closes, Burgers and Bottles may fill void
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Most school construction projects will continue through October
crime and courts
Girls soccer: Tigers triumph in return to Boeckman
Volleyball: Healthy and cohesive
Girls swim & dive: Work pays off for Tigers
Cross country: Tigers take off in Duluth
Boys soccer: Two outta three ain't bad
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
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Sytstems vs. Coupanger
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems vs. Turner
3 PUBLIC HEARINGS
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Chuck Brooks: Good teachers are always working
Pat Rupp: So you want to be on the school board?
Kim Ukura: Jumping into a new community
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Real Estate Showcase
Events: Jan. 10 - 18
January 10 Fitness Jam Grand Hall Studio will hold a free Fitness Jam from 9:30 a.m. to noon Jan. 10. There will be free classes every 30 minutes. The day will start with yoga at 9:30 and follow with pilates, Drums Alive!, Zumba and line dancing. Everyone is welcome. Grand Hall...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Calendar of events, Dec. 26 - Jan. 18
December 26 Alumni swim meet The Farmington High School swim and dive team will hold a 10th anniversary alumni meet at 5 p.m. Dec. 26 at Farmington Middle School West. The pool will open at 4 p.m. For information, e-mail coach Jennifer Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org. December...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 17, 2008
Events: Dec. 18 - Jan. 18
December 18 Santa Claus Roundbank will hold a holiday open house from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18. There will be a special appearance by Santa from 4 to 6 p.m. Kids of all ages can have their photo taken with Santa. The bank will also accept non-perishable donations for the Farmington...
December 17, 2008 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
Events: Dec. 11 - 21
December 11 Community meal Farmington churches will hold their final community meal at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road, Farmington. For more information, call Sandy Glau at 651-463-3360. December 12 Beary Merry Christmas Farmington residents...
December 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 4, 2008
Events Calendar: Dec. 6 - 15
December 6 Downtown Holiday Stroll Farmington's downtown merchants will offer an evening of sales and treats Dec. 6. Anyone who brings a food shelf donation can take a free horse-drawn trolley ride with Santa from 5 to 7 p.m. There will be a community tree lighting ceremony at 6...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
November 26, 2008
Events: Nov. 28 - Dec. 13
Nov. 28-30 Boy Scout tree lot Farmington Boy Scout Troop 116 will run its Christmas tree lot from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28-30 at the Reisinger Farm on Akin Road. The Scouts will sell trees and wreaths. November 29 Craft and bake sale The Farmington American Legion will hold...
November 26, 2008 - 12:00am
November 12, 2008
Events: Nov. 13 - Dec. 7
November 13 Community meal There is a community meal at 5:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday of the month at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road, Farmington. The meal is free but a free will offering is accepted. All are welcome. The meals are held the second and...
November 12, 2008 - 12:00am
November 6, 2008
Events: Nov. 6 - 25
November 6 Stroke screening There will be a stroke and osteoporosis screening starting at 9 a.m. Nov. 6 at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road. For more information or to schedule a screening call 1-877-237-1287. November 7 Family storytime The Dakota County Library in...
November 6, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Events: Oct. 18-Nov. 14
October 18 Steak fry The Farmington VFW will hold a steak fry fund-raiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 18. The event will raise money for the Trinity Lutheran Church puppet team. The VFW is located at 421 Third St. Waggin' Tales Children can attend a Waggin' Tales program from 10:30...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 28, 2008
Events: Aug. 28-Sept. 20
August 28 Community meal There will be a community meal at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road, Farmington. The meal is free but a free will offering is accepted. All are welcome. The meals are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month. For...
August 28, 2008 - 12:00am
August 14, 2008
Events: Aug. 14-Sept. 27
August 14 Back to school bash The Farmington outdoor pool will hold a back to school bash for middle school students from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 14. The pool is located at 626 Heritage Way. For more information call the pool at 651-463-3450. Community meal There will be a community...
August 14, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Events Calendar: Aug. 3-Sept. 27
August 3 Empire entertainment series Empire Township will hold its summer entertainment series Sunday nights in July and August. On the schedule for Aug. 3 is a visit from the Raptor Center. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. August 4-10 Dakota County Fair The 143rd Dakota County...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Events Calendar: July 18-Sept. 13
July 17-19 Benefit garage sale As many as three Farmington garages will be open July 17-19 to raise money for the family of Ian Henderson. Ian, a Burnsville resident, was diagnosed May 23 with an inoperable brain tumor. The sale will be held at 1218 Spruce Street. For information...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 11, 2008
Events: July 12-Aug. 9
July 12 Motorcycle night The Farmington Downtown Business Association will host a motorcycle ride-in night from 5 to 10 p.m. July 12. Third Street will be reserved for motorcycles and there will be food, raffles, contests and musical entertainment. This monthly event will run through...
July 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 19, 2008
New food program for seniors starts today
June 19 Senior Food for Health Farmington's Rambling River Center will launch a new food program for seniors June 19. Senior Food for Health will provide 15 to 30 pounds of food free to eligible seniors the third Thursday of every month. To qualify, individuals must be at least...
June 19, 2008 - 12:00am