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Farmington pool plans will wait for now
Voters will narrow county commissioner field in primary
Farmington police report: July 25-August 1
Burnsville teen killed in accident on Highway 52
Vandals struck Farmington several last week
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Farmington football: Husnik wins Ironman
Farmington girls cross country: Revels wants pack behind Peterson
Volleyball: SSC will provide new challenges for Tigers
Farmington American Legion baseball: Short-handed at sub-state
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 knocked out of districts
New pastor followed a winding road to Trinity Lutheran
Farmington VFW Auxiliary gets national visit
Dakota County Fair is under way
Farmington library renovation nearly done
Big Buddha headed to Hampton
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Jerry Erickson, 74
Delores C. Espeseth, 80
Velta J. Martin, 64
LuAnn S. Thill, 67
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs McLain
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Stacy & Brian Fleming vs. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Yetzer
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Hansen
Nathan's column: Looking on the bright side
Michelle's column: Slowing down long enough to be thankful
Editorial: Neighborhoods come together
Letter to the editor: Thanks for support at tournament
Letter to the editor: Points to consider
June 14, 2014
For Farmington police, a tweet can spell trouble
Police see good and bad when it comes to the public’s use of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook Michelle Leonard Staff writer Farmington police chief Brian Lindquist had no interest in getting onto social media. Facebook? Nope. Twitter? Not a chance. These days he’s...
June 14, 2014 - 7:19am
Free library springs up at RVES in Farmington
Summer reading just got a little easier for readers around Farmington. Just before the end of the school year, a new Little Free Library was installed outside the front doors of Riverview Elementary School, compliments of the school’s fifth graders in the Gifted and Talented program. The...
news / education
June 14, 2014 - 7:17am
June 13, 2014
Organized for Farmington: June news and notes
A monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs. Farmington Dew Days As Dew Days draws near, participants are sought for the annual Rib Cookoff event to be held in downtown Farmington on June 21. Set up is 8 a.m. Contest entrants will be set up on Oak Street, between...
June 13, 2014 - 7:34am
Farmington pool is open for summertime fun
It was a little warm and stuffy on June 6, but that was just fine for the staff at the Farmington outdoor pool. Warm and stuffy is good when pool season starts. Just after noon on Friday, the first swimmers jumped into the outdoor pool, officially kicking off the pool’s 44th season...
life / arts and entertainment
June 13, 2014 - 7:06am
Farmington woman's project will recognize local ‘heroes’
Lamp posts in downtown Farmington might soon start to pay tribute to the community’s military men and women. Farmington resident Chelsey Nieland is leading an effort to install banners that honor what she calls the city’s hometown heroes, men and women, both living and dead,...
June 13, 2014 - 7:04am
June 12, 2014
Your weekend: Make salad your lunch Thursday at Farmington Lutheran Church
Thursday Salad luncheon Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12. Farmington Lutheran Church is located at 20600 Akin Road. Friday Family Fun Day Dakota City Heritage Village will hold its June Family and Friends Fun...
life / events
June 12, 2014 - 7:38am
Farmington VFW: Community service with a side salad
Serving doesn’t officially start until 5 p.m. at the Farmington VFW’s monthly steak frys, but there was already a line forming by 4:50 on the third Saturday of May. These are regulars: longtime Farmington residents who show up every month for a juicy steak, a baked potato, salad...
life / events
June 12, 2014 - 7:02am
June 11, 2014
Dakota City Heritage Village plans summer events
Dakota City Heritage Village is opening the doors to many of its buildings for three events this summer. The events are called Family and Friends Fun Days, and they are meant to be a time for folks to just stop by the village and check things out. “They’re for anybody who wants...
life / arts and entertainment
June 11, 2014 - 11:22am
June 10, 2014
Looking back: A ‘cyclone-gale’ caused much damage to the area 50 years ago
50 years ago From the June 4, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune National Bank charter denied The May 30 issue of Commercial West, a banking magazine, has reported that the application for a bank charter for the Dakota National Bank at Farmington, Minn., has been disapproved...
June 10, 2014 - 7:14am
June 8, 2014
Dakota City camps send kids back in time
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all Dakota County kids want to stop learning about history. There are plenty of kids who will gladly put down their iPads and turn off their smartphones, just so they can learn how to not use technology every day. Dakota...
life / events
June 8, 2014 - 7:11am
June 6, 2014
Farmington library renovation work continues
The Dakota County Library in Farmington is usually a pretty busy place during the summer, and that likely won’t change this year, even though the library building itself is still under construction. The library has been set up on the second floor of Farmington City Hall since the...
June 6, 2014 - 2:48pm
June 5, 2014
A welcome surprise for Farmington girl
It took Alyssandra Ybarra a few seconds to spot the special visitor at the back of her classroom last Friday afternoon. When she finally did, a smile spread across her face that likely didn’t go far for the rest of the day. Maybe longer. “Daddy!” she said, then ran to embrace...
life / family
June 5, 2014 - 11:46am
May 31, 2014
Leonard takes on new leadership role
Michelle Leonard’s path in the American Legion Auxiliary might have been set years ago. Leonard, an Independent Town Pages staff writer, hadn’t even held her first meeting as president of Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 when she attended a membership rally in hopes...
May 31, 2014 - 7:12am
May 28, 2014
Farmington will hold three Memorial Day ceremonies
This week is one of the busiest, and one of the most important, to local veterans groups, as both the Farmington American Legion and Farmington Veterans of Foreign Wars are preparing for Memorial Day. It is a week of planning for three short, but important local ceremonies — a...
life / events
May 28, 2014 - 3:48pm
May 27, 2014
Looking back: Cummings was crowned as Dairy Princess in 1964
50 years ago From the May 21, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Dairy princess crowned Dairy Princess Joyce Cummings and her two attendants were picked last Thursday evening at the Kon Tiki Club, Orchard Gardens. They are: Jeanne Fink, 17, Northfield; Princess Joyce Cummings,...
May 27, 2014 - 7:58am