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May 22, 2017
County transportation projects underway for summer
Dakota County Board Chairman Mike Slavik gave a semi-annual update about county issues to the Farmington City Council last week. As the summer...
May 22, 2017 - 10:24am
April 21, 2017
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
CANNON FALLS, Minn. — Nighttime roadwork with short traffic delays will begin Monday, April 24, on the roundabouts at the interchange of Highway 52 and Goodhue County Road 24 in Cannon Falls. Much of the work will take place at night during the first week and motorists on Goodhue...
April 21, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 22, 2016
Road closures for Highway 3 paving begin Sept. 23
Beginning at 7 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, motorists traveling in Farmington and Empire Township will experience daily road closures on Highway...
September 22, 2016 - 12:46pm
September 1, 2016
MnDOT: Watch out for work zones over holiday weekend
Minnesota Department of Transportation is urging drivers to plan ahead and be cautious in work zones when heading out of town for the holiday...
September 1, 2016 - 2:00pm
Eastbound Highway 50 closes in Farmington beginning Sept. 6
Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 50 next week while crews continue to make improvements to Highway 3 in Farmington. Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, eastbound Highway 50 will be closed at the intersection of Highway 3. The closure is necessary in order to provide...
September 1, 2016 - 5:37am
June 20, 2016
Signs of life in a dormant development
When Tim Giles took over the development now known as the New Sunrise Addition, there were few signs of life. There were nine occupied houses,...
June 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 9, 2016
Highway 3 construction starts June 13
Motorists will encounter delays and lane closures on Highway 3 between Highway 50 in Farmington and 170th St in Empire Township beginning Monday, June 13. Beginning at 8:30 a.m. alternating lanes will close starting on the south end of the construction project. In addition, area residents,...
June 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
April 22, 2016
Building permits are down through first quarter
First quarter building permits were down slightly from last year, but home values are rising. Between January and March, the city issued 10 permits for new single family houses, as compared to 12 in 2015. “We are just a little bit down from last year,” said building official Ken...
April 22, 2016 - 5:59am
April 7, 2016
Summer work will be on a smaller scale this year
Burnt out from last summer’s massive overhaul of 195th Street, residents traveling through Farmington can expect less invasive projects this summer, such as new playground equipment, crack and seal coating and a new section of bike trail. Troy Hill Park, located on Everest Path...
April 7, 2016 - 4:39pm
March 18, 2016
Students take to Twitter to call for graduation boycotts, private ceremonies
The Farmington School Board chose Monday to stick with a construction schedule that would put Tiger Stadium out of commission for this spring's graduation. If Twitter reactions are any indication, that left some students more than a little unhappy.
March 18, 2016 - 8:27am
March 17, 2016
Pleas aren’t enough to reschedule stadium project
Pleas from students, parents and one coach got Farmington School Board members to reconsider a construction schedule that will force this year’s graduation ceremonies out of Tiger Stadium, but they weren’t enough to make the board change its mind.
March 17, 2016 - 6:14am
February 25, 2016
Stadium work may disrupt graduation
The Farmington High School lacrosse teams might not get much home field advantage in section play this spring, even if they earn it with their performance during the regular season. The Farmington School Board approved a construction timeline Monday that would shut down Tiger Stadium...
February 25, 2016 - 6:14am
January 21, 2016
Building permits were down in 2015
Building permits were down in 2015, falling since a spike in 2011. Year-end city building permit figures show 53 for the year, compared with 87 last year and 123 the year before. 2011 was about the same in regards to single-family homes, but got a boost with 92 townhome permits, making...
January 21, 2016 - 6:14am
November 27, 2015
Hope Lutheran breaks ground on new home
Farmington’s Hope Lutheran Church broke ground on its new building Sunday. The new building will be located along Highway 3. Members of the...
November 27, 2015 - 9:41am
November 25, 2015
Plans take shape for school construction
A schedule is starting to come together for the Farmington School District’s long list of construction projects, and it looks like the summer of 2016 is going to be busy. The Farmington School Board got a first look Monday at a schedule for projects funded by the bond voters approved...
November 25, 2015 - 10:05am