Skip to main content
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
July 27, 2009
Chief justice finds no good solutions for funding
WILLMAR -- The state's budget issues create a challenge for which there are no good solutions, only what Minnesota Chief Justice Eric Magnuson calls the "least bad" solutions. If there is a good outcome to the budget, staffing and service cuts made in the Minnesota Judicial Branch,...
July 27, 2009 - 7:24am
May 22, 2009
Pawlenty to cities: How much should I cut?
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty said small cities will be protected when he cuts spending to balance the state budget, but he wants other cities...
May 22, 2009 - 7:31am
April 27, 2009
Transit faces cuts
ST. PAUL - Transit programs would receive less money under a House-passed bill, part of an effort to balance the state budget. Still, the House...
April 27, 2009 - 6:54am
April 23, 2009
Budget cuts will affect service
ST. PAUL - Sue Klabo said Minnesota hospitals like the one she leads face "grave" circumstances if state policymakers make deep health-care budget...
April 23, 2009 - 7:41am
April 20, 2009
Senators approve college budget cuts
ST. PAUL - State-run colleges and universities' budgets would be cut under a bill senators reluctantly passed 41-23 Friday. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system schools would receive 3 percent less in the next two-year budget than they receive now. The University of Minnesota's...
April 20, 2009 - 7:51am
February 25, 2009
Courts warn of cuts; Pawlenty says they are needed
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's court officials say Minnesotans will see significant service cuts if Gov. Tim Pawlenty's proposed budget passes, but the governor says the court budget needs trimming as a way to pressure them to change. "The court is antiquated and needs significant reform,"...
February 25, 2009 - 7:55am
February 9, 2009
Closing college among budget options
ST. PAUL - Current economic conditions could cost the state a college, the Minnesota Colleges and Universities system chancellor warns. "This is such as difficult challenge that the board has suggested that everything is on the table," James McCormick told the state Senate Higher...
February 9, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Business tax cuts highlight Pawlenty plan
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty took the lead on Minnesota budget dance Thursday, calling for a variety of business tax cuts while at the same time increasing education spending. But Democrats may cut in because they don't like some of the Republican's steps. Legislators said that...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
Farmington will feel state aid cuts
When Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced his plan to trim $271.4 million from the state's current budget last Friday, he effectively cut approximately $174,000 from the city of Farmington's budget, as well. Farmington finance director Robin Roland said the city will not receive...
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Pawlenty cuts local aid, programs
ST. PAUL - State budget cuts are under way. So is the anguish. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday drained the state's budget reserve and...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 14, 2008
House leader: Pawlenty threatened projects
ST. PAUL - House Majority Leader Tony Sertich says Gov. Tim Pawlenty erased $1.5 million in state construction projects from his district as revenge for comments he made about the Republican governor. The Chisholm Democrat told reporters Friday that on March 14 a Pawlenty staff member...
April 14, 2008 - 12:00am