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FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
Letter: Jake Cordes is looking for opportunities to work together
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
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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
District 192 settles grievance
The Farmington School District settled a grievance Monday related to years of experience 55 district teachers received credit for when they were hired. The district hired the teachers in recent years but might, for example, have given a teacher with five years of experience credit...
November 14, 2014 - 7:59am
Organized for Farmington: November news and notes
A monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs. Farmington VFW The Farmington VFW will hold a steak fry dinner to support Boy Scout Troop 119 on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 5-8 p.m. at the VFW. For a $10 donation, you get a steak dinner with baked potato, salad, veggies,...
November 14, 2014 - 7:52am
City of Farmington, FYHA will work on ice fees
The city of Farmington plans to work with the Farmington Youth Hockey Association to come up with a solution to make the Schmitz-Maki Ice Arena break even every year. The Farmington Parks and Recreation Commission has suggested raising user fees for the arena in order to cover...
November 14, 2014 - 7:33am
November 13, 2014
Service continues at home for Farmington veterans
It seems that for some Farmington men, serving for others is just a way of life. Take, for example, the U.S. military veterans who are now members...
November 13, 2014 - 7:23am
Your weekend: One more shot at Turkey Bingo glory Nov. 22
Your weekend Saturday Steak fry Boy Scout Troop #119 will hold a steak fry fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Farmington VFW. The VFW is located at 420 Third St. Upcoming events Weight Watchers Weight Watchers meets at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Farmington...
November 13, 2014 - 7:05am
November 12, 2014
Farmington: Eugene Clay spent his life documenting city
A longtime photographer and newspaper reporter is making headlines one last time this week in Farmington. Eugene Clay, retired editor of the...
November 12, 2014 - 3:14pm
November 9, 2014
Retreat offers holistic healing to victims of sexual abuse
The healing process is different for every person, as is the type of event that caused the need for healing in the first place. For women who have experienced sexual violence or abuse, simply talking about the event isn’t always enough. Bella Center founder Kathy Seger has developed...
November 9, 2014 - 7:38am
November 8, 2014
Dakota County: Foreclosures are down so far in 2014
The number of mortgage foreclosure sales continues to decline throughout Minnesota. The same story is told in Dakota County numbers. According to numbers released earlier this week by the Minnesota Homeownership Center, there were 4,375 foreclosures in Minnesota in the first two...
November 8, 2014 - 7:33am
November 7, 2014
Farmington project will target park safety
Walking along a cemetery at night can be creepy. But knowing there are people lurking under a nearby park pavilion, but not being able to see them? Well, that can feel just plain unsafe. That’s why Farmington resident Sarah Nygard went to the Farmington Parks and Recreation Commission...
November 7, 2014 - 7:29am
November 6, 2014
Your weekend: FFD Turkey Bingo Party is Saturday
Your weekend Saturday Fundraiser for Jayson Collins There will be a beer bash fundraiser for Jayson Collins from 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 8 at The Mug Bar and Restaurant. Jayson was born with two club feet. He has had to travel to Iowa regularly to get new casts meant to straighten...
November 6, 2014 - 12:53pm
Wrapped in casts Farmington boy is still on the move
Before he was born, Jayson Collins’ parents referred to him as The Ninja for his tendency to move and kick. Now nearly 6 months old, Jayson...
November 6, 2014 - 12:34pm