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May 22, 2015
Following fire, family finds comfort in community
Of all the questions people have asked Mike and Dorothy Noland since they lost their house to a fire May 9, the one they seem to hear the most...
May 22, 2015 - 9:58am
May 21, 2015
Survey: Should Farmington stay small or grow?
A recent survey of Farmington residents revealed a very happy community that may be headed for some growing pains. Residents were split between wanting to keep a small town feel and wanting to see more retail growth, They also enjoy the city’s services but don’t want to pay...
May 21, 2015 - 9:31am
Monthly community concert series planned for summer
Farmington’s new summer concert series hasn’t even started, but it has already proved popular enough with sponsors to spawn a fall movie night as well. The summer concerts, which start May 28 with choreographed drumming group Sheltered Reality, will take place at 7 p.m. the last...
May 21, 2015 - 9:30am
May 19, 2015
Updated: Board finalizes Dakota County CDA executive director's termination
The Dakota County Community Development Agency Board has formally terminated longtime executive director Mark Ulfers. The board, which consists of the Dakota County Commissioners, finalized the decision during a special meeting May 12. The board notified Ulfers in March that his...
May 19, 2015 - 12:17pm
May 8, 2015
Police offer tips to protect summer fun
Area police departments including Rosemount, Farmington and Apple Valley, joined forces to make a video offering summer safety tips. The 28-minute video, the latest edition of Valley Beat, gives local residents tips on how to stay safe from accidents and crime during the summer. The...
News/crime and courts
May 8, 2015 - 2:51pm
December 12, 2014
Rotary recognizes Paggen, Novitzki
The Rotary Club of Farmington recognized Grace Paggen as Student of the Month and Ruth Novitzki as Senior Citizen of the Month at its meeting...
December 12, 2014 - 6:09am
November 26, 2014
Find Trains, Twinkies and holiday fun Saturday at Rambling River Center
While it’s hard to articulate exactly why, Dave McMillen has long had a fascination with trains. He shares his interests for all things trains with others at the Rambling River Center as part of the Model Railroad Train Club. “There’s something about the history and excitement...
November 26, 2014 - 1:33pm
Toys for Town drive kicks off this week
After nearly 30 years of making the holidays happier for Families in the Farmington School District, the Farmington Police Department’s Toys...
November 26, 2014 - 1:02pm
A tradition in pinstripes
In 1926, Kathryn Carey gave a gift to her two young nephews. It was a pair of matching, pinstriped baseball uniforms. Short pants, short sleeves...
November 26, 2014 - 12:57pm
November 20, 2014
Special Olympics hopes friendly competition adds up
Rachelle Tillison hopes a little friendly competition — and just a few moments in some really cold water — will add up to some much needed...
November 20, 2014 - 10:42am
November 18, 2014
Looking back: Girls Glee Club drew an audience of 300 in 1914
50 years ago From the Nov. 12, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Open house set at Farmington High School This week the American Education Week Open House will be held in conjuction with the Pop Concert at Farmington, Thursday. The program will start at 7:30 in...
November 18, 2014 - 7:55am
November 17, 2014
FHS presents Urinetown, a play to challenge students
Farmington High School teacher Maria Capecchi likes to challenge her students. She’s carrying that through to her drama students, too, as they...
November 17, 2014 - 12:08pm
November 16, 2014
Power outage closes MVES
Ice and wind knocked out power for about 4,500 residents in the Farmington area Monday morning and gave students at Meadowview Elementary School a little extra time at home. The Farmington School District canceled classes at the school as well as Kid Connection, Stepping Stones and...
November 16, 2014 - 7:01am
November 15, 2014
State has changes in mind for Highway 3 corridor
Farmington city engineer Kevin Schorzman doesn’t know exactly what the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plans are for Highway 3, but he knows there will be some detours along the road come the summer of 2016. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved its participation...
November 15, 2014 - 7:48am
November 14, 2014
Holiday giving program is looking for volunteers
If Tara Urbia ever wonders about the impact of Armful of Love, all she needs to do is watch the faces of the people she talks to about the holiday...
November 14, 2014 - 4:43pm