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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
MPCA seeks water-quality monitors
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
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
Marjorie Bester, 84
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Nathan Hansen column: The end is near. Get comfy
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
Get Out! Deals
March 16, 2010
A busy time for pothole fillers
This is a busy time of year for Jim Bell. Bell is Dakota County's highway maintenance manager. That means he's the guy in charge of potholes....
March 16, 2010 - 2:09pm
March 14, 2010
Preservation projects approved
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has approved 16 proposed Farmland and Natural Areas Program projects, and a funding application was submitted to the United States Natural Resources Conservation Service. The property owners include five property owners in Hampton, Marshan...
March 14, 2010 - 1:41pm
March 12, 2010
Your weekend: Find a bargain on a prom dress this weekend
Friday Live music East of Innocence will perform at 8 p.m. March 12 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Live music American Roadhouse will perform at 8:30 p.m. March 12 at the Farmington American Legion. The...
March 12, 2010 - 11:49am
County will compete for search company's free high-speed network
Wichita has offered to change its name. Duluth is offering up the names of its first-born children. All Dakota County has to offer is eager partners, cooperative governments and a tech-savvy population that could mean good business. Bill Coleman believes that's enough to make Dakota...
March 12, 2010 - 11:39am
March 11, 2010
When Amanda Christensen moved to Farmington last summer, she had no idea she was going to make history in her new community. All she knew was...
March 11, 2010 - 2:48pm
Lakeville resident is DFL choice in 36B House race
Sigrid Iversen is excited to put theory into practice. Iversen, a Lakeville resident who teaches government classes at Eagan High School, was endorsed Saturday as the District 36B DFL candidate for the Minnesota House of Representatives. Iversen and District 36 DFL chair Toby Nichols...
March 11, 2010 - 2:46pm
Students play games for change
There might not be people sleeping in cardboard boxes in Rambling River Park, but poverty is present in Farmington all the same. Now, a bunch...
March 11, 2010 - 2:21pm
Letter: Church will miss food shelf
To the editor, Greetings to the community of Farmington.
opinion / letters
March 11, 2010 - 2:14pm
Interim sheriff appoints new chief deputy
The acting sheriff will soon have a top deputy. On Monday, Dakota County Interim Sheriff Dave Bellows announced he has appointed Tim Leslie as the new chief deputy sheriff in the Dakota County. Under state law, the sheriff can appoint a new top deputy and it does not have to be...
crime and courts
March 11, 2010 - 1:39pm
March 10, 2010
Two seats change hands in township elections
One Castle Rock Township official was unseated and a new Eureka supervisor was elected as a result of Tuesday's township elections. In Castle Rock, David Nicolai beat out incumbent Michael M. Keifer by a nearly three to one margin for the three-year Supervisor B seat. Nicolai received...
March 10, 2010 - 10:45am
March 5, 2010
Your weekend: Warrior to Citizen spaghetti dinner fundraiser is Sunday
Friday Live music Teresa Peterson will perform at 8 p.m. March 5 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Live music Dr. Bellows will perform at 8:30 p.m. March 5 at the Farmington American Legion. The Legion is...
March 5, 2010 - 6:41am
March 4, 2010
Heart and soles: FHS grad will walk to Miami to support Haiti relief efforts
Sometime early March 27 Jordan Dibb will step out of his apartment near Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis. He'll say good bye to friends and family,...
March 4, 2010 - 2:52pm
As need grows, so does food shelf
A new location and a fresh infusion of volunteer help has organizers excited about the future of the food shelf in Farmington. After 28 years at Faith United Methodist Church the food shelf will move in early May to an empty classroom at the former Farmington Kindergarten Center....
March 4, 2010 - 2:42pm
February 14, 2010
Losing weight and helping others
If a rapidly tightening waistband isn't enough motivation to lose a few pounds, maybe the opportunity to do some good will be. America's Fitness Center plans to use the next six weeks to whip several of its members into shape and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota,...
February 14, 2010 - 2:08pm
February 13, 2010
A life story contained in a single frame
A simple wooden frame hangs near Jean Salmon's bed. What's inside tells the story of her life. Or at least hits some of the high points. Start...
February 13, 2010 - 9:03am