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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
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Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
October 22, 2009
Longtime FHS teacher dies
For nearly two decades, Wilbur Winblad helped Farmington students find their way. Winblad, known to most by his nickname, "Soup," died Sunday at the age of 86. Winblad came to Farmington High School in 1954 and spent the next 18 years as a history teacher, counselor, driver training...
high school / education
October 22, 2009 - 3:25pm
August 13, 2009
Farmington woman killed in Aug. 4 accident
A rural Farmington woman lost her life Tuesday, Aug. 4, when the motorcycle she was riding collided with a horse trailer in Goodhue County. According to the Goodhue County sheriff's department, 42-year-old Paula Ashton was riding on a motorcycle with 51-year-old Arnold A. Hinrichs...
August 13, 2009 - 12:58pm
July 23, 2009
Body of Spc. James Wertish of Olivia to arrive home Thursday; funeral Monday
OLIVIA -- The body of Spc. James Wertish will arrive at the Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Olivia between 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday. Wertish, 20, of rural Olivia, was one of three Minnesotan soldiers killed in a missile attack near Basra, Iraq on the evening of July 16. They were...
July 23, 2009 - 7:38am
July 21, 2009
Rosemount grad injured in Afghanistan dies
Ben Kopp was born a fighter, but late last week he found a fight he couldn't win. The 2006 Rosemount High School graduate died Saturday, just...
July 21, 2009 - 7:14am
February 16, 2009
Death notice: Howard Jenrich
Howard Jenrich of Farmington died Feb. 16 in Rochester. A mass of celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 21 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Farmington. For further information call White Funeral Home at 651-463-7374.
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 20, 2009
Wadena Lanes owner's death linked with salmonella outbreak
Wadena Lanes owner Shirley Almer was one of two Minnesotans whose deaths are being linked with a salmonella outbreak affecting 43 states, according to her daughter, Ginger Lorentz of Brainerd, Minn. Almer died Dec. 21 at age 72 in Brainerd. Almer was staying at Bethany Good Samaritan...
January 20, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Ice blamed for death of one, injury to another
The Minnesota State Patrol is blaming a patch of ice on Highway 52 for the single-vehicle accident that killed one person and injured a 20-year-old Rosemount woman Sunday. The Rosemount woman was driving south on Highway 52 near 117th Street around noon when she hit a patch of ice....
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
No charges expected in 10,000 Lakes music festival death
No charges are expected in the death of a young Wisconsin woman during a music festival near Detroit Lakes, Minn., last week, said Becker County Sheriff Tim Gordon. Gordon said if something such as alcohol is involved, it would be impossible to determine where it came from, given...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
Brooklyn Park couple killed in car/train crash
The two people killed when their automobile collided with a train Monday have been identified. They were David J. and Judy M. Brost, both 56, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., and were husband and wife, according to a press release from the Cass County Sheriff's Office. Autopsy results...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
St. Paul Park man dead after house fire
Richard Andrews, 53, died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after an early morning fire at his St. Paul Park home Friday. St. Paul Park Fire and Police departments were called to 805 First St., at 1:39 a.m. after receiving a report of smoke coming from the home. Police attempted...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
"Mix of drugs" blamed in death of Brian Threet
A toxicology report blames a mix of drugs for the death of Farmington High School graduate Brian Threet Jan. 5 in Saint Cloud. According to the report, made public April 16, coroners found a mixture of drugs in the 20-year-old Threet's system. Threet's roommate found him dead the...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am
February 8, 2008
Friends create window sticker to honor Farmington's Brian Threet
Katie Engelstad grew up with Brian Threet. She attended school with him from kindergarten through their senior year at Farmington High School. Now that he's gone, she and some of her friends wanted to find a way to let Threet's family know how much they'll miss him. What they came...
February 8, 2008 - 12:00am