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AnglingBuzz: Catching Largemouth Bass feeding on suspended bluegills
AnglingBuzz: The Walleye - Mayfly Connection
Gateway Academy is ready for year 2
Sheriff will collect DNA samples
FHS students get lessons in the outdoors
crime and courts
Farmington gymnasts compete at nationals
VFW baseball: Down big, Farmington rallies for a win
Legion baseball: Sweep gets Post 189 back on track
Magalis wins NSISC Diver of the Year award
Amateur baseball: Jones bros. part of 16-6 Dukes team
Pet of the Week: Heads or Tails?
Police department encourages participation in National Night Out
Pet of the Week: Sweet as a Cupcake
Beware cheap county fair tickets
National youth choir performs Sunday in Farmington
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Bixby
Washington Mutual Bank, vs Kladek
Bank of America, vs zitek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Misgen
World Savings Bank vs. Zimmer
Billy Grimes, 91
Thomas C. O'Malley, 60
Carol J. McGregor, 56
Donald B. Fletcher, 63
Rita Cook, 90
Nathan Hansen column: In defense of the selfie stick
Letter: Pool closing is a disappointment
Nathan Hansen column: Behold the webcam of God
Letter: Miss Farmington Ambassador offers thanks
Editorial: Dew Days volunteers do thankless work
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