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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
November 13, 2008
Letter: Thanks to the DFL candidates
To the editor, As we move past Election Day and on to the holidays, I would like to take a moment to thank our DFL candidates: Dave Laidig (Minnesota House, Lakeville), Bev Topp (Minnesota House, Farmington/Northfield area), Steve Sarvi (U.S. Congress), Al Franken (U.S. Senate)...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
Editorial: We can help you get to know candidates
The 2008 election season has been busy in Farmington. Three major local races have all generated more interest than they have in recent years.There are four candidates for mayor and six for city council. Two years after it took a pair of last-minute filings just to fill out the field...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
Watch the school board candidate forum video
Couldn't find time Thursday night to take in the school board candidate forum put on by the Independent and the Rotary Club of Farmington? Did...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Watch the candidate forum archive
Farmington residents who couldn't make it to city hall Wednesday night can click on the attached link to hear what candidates for city and state offices had to say about the upcoming election. The Independent had a live Internet broadcast of the mayoral, city council and House District...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 17, 2008
Letter: The choice should be clear in city elections
To the editor, Residents should learn from current city and school leaders. Elect forward thinking, change agents who exemplify true leadership for our community. What type of leadership do we want, what type of leader do we respect and where will the leaders we elect take us? If...
October 17, 2008 - 12:00am
October 13, 2008
Senate candidates lay out differences
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Sen. Norm Coleman said he has demonstrated the courage to make difficult decisions while building a record of bipartisan accomplishment. "Measure folks by the results," he said. Democrat Al Franken said Coleman's results have not benefitted most in his home...
October 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Larson announces plans to run for mayor
Todd Larson has announced plans to run for mayor of Farmington. Larson said he will file an affidavit of candidacy when the filing period for city offices opens on Aug. 26. Larson said his main reason for running is to return leadership to Farmington city government. "We have a...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am