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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
October 19, 2009
Governor candidates could affect session
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota 2010 governor's race is unique. For one thing, the race is gearing up big time now, while it still is just 2009. It...
October 19, 2009 - 7:20am
October 15, 2009
Forum shows slight differences among governor candidates
October 15, 2009 - 7:25am
June 5, 2009
Legislature full of candidates
ST. PAUL - Next year's Minnesota Legislature should be interesting, given that many key lawmakers want to make the jump to governor - or at least are considering it. Rep. Marty Seifert, R-Marshall, opted to leave his job as minority leader even if he just "kicks the tires" for a...
June 5, 2009 - 8:01am
April 9, 2009
Miss Farmington candidates in short supply
The Miss Farmington committee is looking for a few (more) good young women. As of Tuesday, only five girls had registered to participate in the 2009 Miss Farmington competition, scheduled as part of the upcoming Dew Days celebration. With a $1,500 scholarship on the line, organizers...
April 9, 2009 - 1:38pm
November 3, 2008
Candidates trade barbs in final debate
ST. PAUL - The country's costliest U.S. Senate campaign left those at the candidates' final debate Sunday thinking it could be the nastiest,...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
September 19, 2008
What do you want to ask the candidates?
With the fields set for this year's local elections the Independent is in the process of putting together our usual voter's guides. We've got some questions we'd like to see candidates answer, but we also want to give our readers a chance to have a say. So, how about it? Do you have...
September 19, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
School board will choose final board candidate by lot
A coin toss, a game of rock, paper, scissors or some other game of chance could determine who gets the final spot on the Nov. 4 school board ballot in Independent School District 192. With two candidates tied for the last of six spots on in the November general election district...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Candidates want to offer alternative
ST. PAUL - One candidate touts his experience as a U.S. senator - all eight official days of it. Another tests the limits of Internet-based campaigning with quirky messages like calling for an end to the penny. Still another believes cleaning house in Congress will allow for new...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am