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City's outdoor ice rinks are back open
Singewald elected school board chair
Suspects found in two burglaries
Fill-in priest removed from St. Michael’s
Suspicious fire burned Monday
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Boys basketball: Tigers win two more close games
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Wrestling: Tournament success continues at Kasson
Farmington Community Expo returns Saturday
Student drive brings in games for soldiers
Your weekend: Farmington Community Expo is Saturday
Looking back: Golden Glove tournament was on the schedule 75 years ago
Your weekend: KC chili Bingo is Saturday
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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 Dec. 4. Grace is a fifth grader at North Trail Elementary School and teacher Jodi Hansen calls her “one of the sweetest students I’ve...
life / events
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 for Town drive has become an institution in the city. Every year around this time the donation bins go out to local businesses, and every...
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 and a logo on the breast pocket that read Jack Tar Jr. League. There is a picture from those days of young Bill and Bob Carey wearing those...
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 funding for the Farmington Special Olympics program. Tillison, the head of the local program, is recruiting local businesses to participate...
life / events
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 prepare for this weekend’s performance of the musical, Urinetown. The musical features Kate Sorenson in the role of Hope, Grant Uline...
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 giving program. When they come in, parents often look weighed down, burdened by worries about whether they’ll be able to give their...
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...
news / education
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,...
life / events
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...
news / government
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 of the Farmington Fire Department. Currently, there are seven FFD members who have been, or now are, enlisted in the various branches...
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...
life / events
November 13, 2014 - 7:05am