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FHS grad hurt in hit and run
Eureka will take a closer look at agritourism options
Pay scale changes for Farmington city workers
Farmington police seek woman missing for a month
Strategic plan is at core of proposed Farmington school
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Tigers third at Warm-up
Girls hockey: Shutout gets Tigers in win column
Boys basketball: Tigers use 37-12 run to top Raiders
Boys hockey: Tigers fall in SSC preview
Missota Conference fall all-conference teams
Downtown Dazzle Day returns to Farmington
Your weekend: Downtown Dazzle Day is Saturday
Looking back: Dakota County mourned the death of President Kennedy 50 years ago
Your weekend: Farmington Ground Round offers Thanksgiving meal for free
Farmington restaurant serves a free meal for holiday orphans
arts and entertainment
Emil J. Viskocil, 98
LuVerne L. Radtke, 79
Gerald "Gerry" G. Grant, 90
Lois Mae Sivertson Ozmun, 65
Janet J. Boomgaarden, 73
Student column: It’s a shopper’s dream
Nathan's column: After a while, it grows on you
Editorial: Farmington schools aren’t afraid to innovate
Michelle's column: The Great Turkey Experiment of 2013
Letter to the editor: A purple circle surrounded by green
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May 12, 2009
Administration will borrow 46 cents for every dollar it takes to run government
WASHINGTON -- The government will have to borrow nearly 50 cents for every dollar it spends this year, exploding the record federal deficit past $1.8 trillion under new White House estimates.
news / government
May 12, 2009 - 8:09am
March 5, 2009
City will cut hours, positions to make ends meet
With shorter summer hours at city hall and cuts to summer staffing levels the city of Farmington is turning to its employees to help make ends meet. Farmington city staff will take a cumulative $100,000 in pay cuts to help the city's budget this summer, but even that will not be...
March 5, 2009 - 7:00am
March 4, 2009
Federal money makes Minnesota deficit smaller
ST. PAUL - Federal money may have saved Minnesota's budget this year, and will help the next two-year spending cycle, but state leaders warn...
March 4, 2009 - 7:57am
February 23, 2009
Rookie lawmakers face deficit right off
ST. PAUL - It is tough to be a new Minnesota legislator this year, facing what many predict will be a $7 billion budget deficit. "Even the veterans haven't had experience with a budget (deficit) this big or an economy this bad," Rep. Paul Anderson, R-Starbuck, said. "I'm just listening...
February 23, 2009 - 7:58am
February 20, 2009
Lawmakers predict pain
Good news wasn't part of the message delivered by two state lawmakers to a group gathered at a church in Red Wing Thursday evening. Especially not for people counting on city or school district coffers. During a session update, Sen. Steve Murphy braced residents...
February 20, 2009 - 7:59am
January 13, 2009
Future budgets expected to be worse
ST. PAUL - Legislators have yet to begin balancing the next Minnesota state budget, but already are being warned that the $4.85 billion deficit they face is nothing compared to what is to come in future years. "The problem, in fact, is going to get worse," ex-state Finance Commissioner...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Deficit will cut deep; Governor is firm on no tax hike
ST. PAUL -- News of a $5.3 billion state budget deficit could hit nearly every Minnesotan with program cuts or increased costs. Or it could be an opportunity to shrink state government. Or, more likely, it could be a combination of the two. It will be months before Minnesotans...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
February 25, 2008
Budget deficit gets attention
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Legislature's first week brought a much-acclaimed funding measure for arts and outdoors programs. On Week 2, a transportation funding bill passed. The session's upcoming third week, however, no doubt will be a downer as some predict that a state budget deficit...
February 25, 2008 - 12:00am