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City starts process to fill council vacancy
New cameras effective in deterring vandalism
Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
District considers Principal Dan Miller for new director position
FHS bands perform winter concerts, Jubilee
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
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Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
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It's not too late to get vaccinated: Officials urge Minnesotans to get a flu shot
Officials from the Minnesota Department of Health are urging people who have not yet gotten their flu shot to do so soon. Flu season can last...
January 23, 2017 - 5:30am
January 20, 2017
Local dental clinics to participate in free clinics for children in need
Minnesota dentists are offering free dental care to children in need Feb. 3-4 through the “Give Kids and Smile” program. More than 2,000...
January 20, 2017 - 12:30pm
A bittersweet goodbye: Farmington woman finds home for her late husband’s military collection
When 52-year-old Kevin Hough of Farmington was killed in a crash on his drive to work in April 2014, he left behind his wife of 30 years, Kathy,...
January 20, 2017 - 5:30am
January 18, 2017
County libraries invite patrons to warm up with Winter Reads 2017
Cozy up with a warm drink for the 2017 Winter Reads adult reading program at Dakota County libraries. Rate and submit reviews of books read from...
January 18, 2017 - 5:30am
January 16, 2017
Jara, Henrickson are Farmington Rotary Students of the Month
On the first day of school last fall, Riverview Elementary School teacher Dion Erbes was getting ready to quiet down his fifth graders so they...
January 16, 2017 - 5:30am
January 12, 2017
Learn about history of Farmington Masonic Lodge with Farmington Journey
Connect with other baby boomers while learning about the history of the Farmington Masonic Lodge during a community presentation Thursday, Feb. 2, organized by Farmington Journey. Next month, the Masons are opening up their beautiful historic meeting place and providing a meal for...
January 12, 2017 - 1:30pm
December 28, 2016
Soccer player meets heroes through Kids Wish Network
If you watched Farmington-Apple Valley resident Mackenzie Jacobson play soccer during the fall of 2015, you probably never would have guessed...
December 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
December 20, 2016
Santa visits area seniors during Rotary luncheon
Santa Claus made a stop at the Rotary Club of Farmington’s senior holiday luncheon Dec. 15 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. The club served...
December 20, 2016 - 3:41pm
December 19, 2016
Holiday garbage collection schedule changes in Farmington
Farmington city offices will be closed for Christmas on Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26. Friday’s garbage and red week recycling will be collected early on Thursday, Dec. 22. Monday’s garbage and gold week recycling will be collected on Tuesday, Dec. 27. Return trips to...
December 19, 2016 - 11:58am
December 15, 2016
Farmington's Toys for Town still humming along
If you live in Farmington, chances are you're familiar with Toys for Town. Perhaps it's your family's tradition to buy and drop off toys at one...
December 15, 2016 - 2:34pm
December 8, 2016
Yellow Ribbon Network packages cookies for veterans
Cookie Walk Exchange kitchen cookie goddesses took care to package the perfect holiday cookie trays from hundreds of donated sweet treats that...
December 8, 2016 - 12:05pm
December 5, 2016
Dazzle Days canceled for 2016 as organizers regroup
The Farmington Business Association Board has decided to cancel Farmington's 2016 Dazzle Days event, but hopes to bring back a more collaborative and professional event in 2017. "The biggest thing is that we want to start working with the city of Farmington in a collaborative way...
December 5, 2016 - 3:41pm
December 3, 2016
Family giving thanks for time together
Around Thanksgiving, most people spend some time reflecting on what they are thankful for. For the Betzold family of Farmington, this Thanksgiving...
December 3, 2016 - 5:30am
November 18, 2016
Local food shelves serving 275 families this Thanksgiving
Food shelves in Farmington and Rosemount are gearing up for Thanksgiving. "We're giving out turkeys and a bag with all the fixin's," said Mary...
November 18, 2016 - 5:30am
November 15, 2016
Exhibitor registration now open for Farmington Community Expo
Registration is now open for businesses and community groups interested in exhibiting at the Farmington Community Expo on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2017 from 9 a.m. to noon at Farmington High School. The expo gives local residents an opportunity to learn about resources, businesses, and...
November 15, 2016 - 5:30am