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Downtown block party returns Saturday
Farmington police report: July 11-17
Farmington stumps for special session
City, district will take would-be Farmington candidates to school
Farmington police will target driving basics
crime and courts
Farmington American Legion baseball:Post 189 takes 8-11 mark into playoffs
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 wins sub-district
For football teams, work starts early
VFW baseball: Streaking into sub-sections
Legion baseball: Post 189 wins three at Gopher Classic
FHS, community ed present ‘The Crucible’
Dakota City featured at Como carousel
This time, the shoe’s on the other foot
New equipment at Farmington's Fair Hills Park
Relay for Life is full of stories
arts and entertainment
Jerry Erickson, 74
Mary Ann Scudder, 92
Amy A. Deegan, 91
Dorothea M. Pryor, 69
Clara J. Vetell, 91
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Edwards
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Nash
ADV FOR BIDS City of Farmington
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Kahle
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Lang
Michelle's column: Carrying our history into the future
Letter to the editor: Sculpture brings message of peace
Letter to the editor: Dedication set for memorial
Nathan's column: A missed career opportunity
Editorial: Special session would be exciting
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
May 25, 2014
Campaigning under way for Farmington school board
All three of the Farmington School Board members whose terms expire at the end of the year have announced plans to seek a return to the board. Board chair Tera Lee and board members Melissa Sauser and Brian Treakle all announced their reelection plans Monday. All three have all served...
news / government
May 25, 2014 - 7:42am
Farmington Area Education Foundation names grant winners
The Farmington Area Education Foundation has selected four projects to receive more than $5,000 in grants for the 2014-15 school year. Riverview Elementary has been awarded $340 to go toward the purchase of hands-on manipulatives to aid in the teaching of math, science and engineering...
news / education
May 25, 2014 - 7:35am
May 23, 2014
A dream delayed, but ultimately found for Farmington man
For a while, Josh Taylor convinced himself he was living his dream. He had moved from Australia to Arizona in 2001 to take a job designing golf courses with his childhood hero, Minnesota native Tom Lehmann. Work was good, and yet, in the back of his mind, there was always this feeling...
life / family
May 23, 2014 - 7:40am
May 22, 2014
Your weekend: Memorial Day events planned for this weekend
Thursday Farmington Wreath making American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Unit 7662 will gather to make poppy wreaths at 6 p.m., on May 22. The poppy wreaths will be placed on placed veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. All members are encouraged to participate....
life / events
May 22, 2014 - 2:03pm
Farmington police: Text police a tip, keep your privacy
Sometimes, people see something they know they should report to the police, but they just don’t want to get involved. Now, thanks to a new program being launched by the Farmington Police Department, they can report those tips, but still remain anonymous. FPD recently signed on...
news / crime and courts
May 22, 2014 - 12:55pm
City of Farmington hires a community development director
It has been eight years since the city of Farmington eliminated its community development director position, but as of Monday, the position is back on the books. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved the hiring of Adam Keinberger. Keinberger has been the economic development...
news / government
May 22, 2014 - 12:53pm
May 20, 2014
Looking back: Girls from Farmington, Rosemount competed for 1964 Dairy Princess title
50 years ago From the May 14, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune 13 contestants for Dairy Princess title Dakota County will have 13 contestants in the County Dairy Princess Contest on Thursday, May 14. The contest will be held at the Kon Tiki Club near Lakeville.... Contestants...
May 20, 2014 - 7:47am
May 15, 2014
Your weekend: World War II weekend at the fairgrounds
Thursday Wild Turkey Federation dinner The Vermillion Longbeards chapter of the National Wild turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet May 15 at Celts Pub in Farmington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7. There will be a live auction, silent auction, games,...
life / events
May 15, 2014 - 7:52am
May 13, 2014
Looking back: A reading room for men was suggested after Farmington went dry in 1914
50 years ago From the May 7, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Farmor store hosts grand opening May 7, 8 The Farmor Store under the management of Harold and Sandra Nelson of Farmington, invites the public to attend their grand opening on Thursday and Friday of this...
May 13, 2014 - 7:51am