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June 18, 2015
Tia Newman crowned new Miss Farmington
Tia Newman received the crown of Miss Farmington Tuesday night in a coronation held at Boeckman Middle School. Newman will be joined over...
June 18, 2015 - 2:58pm
Editorial: Miss Farmington is a true ambassador
As she spoke for the final time as a Miss Farmington Princess Tuesday night, Anna Korbein noted how far the program has come. When she was a Little Miss Farmington Princess 10 years ago Korbein wore a small tiara — she happened to have found it recently while cleaning out a crawl...
June 18, 2015 - 9:24am
June 10, 2015
Dew Run is June 20 in Farmington
The 36th Annual Dew Run will be held Saturday, June 20 in Farmington. Races will begin at Rambling River Center at 325 Oak Street. The one-mile run will begin at 8 a.m., followed by the Junior Jog at 8:15 a.m. and the four-mile race at 8:30 a.m. Entry fee for the one- and four-mile...
June 10, 2015 - 9:04am
June 4, 2015
Editorial: Get out and explore this summer
Seniors graduate from Farmington and Rosemount high schools this week. Summer is officially under way, and things are about to get busy around here. Farmington’s Dew Days, filled with bed races, rib cookoffs and more, is just 12 days away. The Rosemount Area Arts Council’s Art...
June 4, 2015 - 1:23pm
June 19, 2013
Three defend Farmington's Dew Run titles
Three of last year’s four first-place finishers defended their titles at Saturday morning’s 34th-annual Dew Run.
June 19, 2013 - 2:52pm
June 16, 2011
Miss Farmington wraps up her reign
Keri Pietsch has been busy since last June. As Miss Farmington, she has been Farmington's official representative at events around the state. She has attended pageants, ridden in parades and done a whole lot of smiling and waving. For her trouble she got a tiara, a $1,500 scholarship...
June 16, 2011 - 9:55am
October 22, 2009
Council OKs loan to CEEF
Vendors at the 2009 Dew Days celebration will finally get their outstanding bills paid, thanks to a $23,000 bailout by the city of Farmington. On Monday, the Farmington City Council agreed to a five year loan to the Castle Rock-Empire-Eureka-Farmington Areawide Enhancement Group....
October 22, 2009 - 3:26pm
October 8, 2009
Dew Days loan the right choice ... for now
The Farmington City Council appears ready to throw a lifeline to Dew Days. Council members voted 4-1 Monday to direct city administrator Peter Herlofsky and city attorney Joel Jamnik to prepare a loan that will help organizers of the summer festival get out from under more than $23,000...
October 8, 2009 - 2:12pm
Loan likely for Dew Days group
The future of Farmington's Dew Days celebration has been a question for a few weeks now. The answer, it turns out, may be all about getting back to the basics. And how to get there. More specifically, organizers are trying to figure out how to get back on solid ground financially,...
October 8, 2009 - 1:54pm
September 24, 2009
Dew Days debt back before city
Farmington City Council members said two weeks ago they do not want to pick up the financial slack for CEEF, but things have changed. This week, with two more members present at the council meeting, the majority decided they would like to talk about helping the Castle Rock-Empire-Eureka-Farmington...
September 24, 2009 - 3:09pm
September 10, 2009
Council denies request for funds
It's back to the drawing board for CEEF. A request for assistance to cover $25,000 in outstanding bills from the 2009 Dew Days city celebration was turned down by the Farmington City Council Tuesday, even though the assistance would have been in the form of a loan. In August, Castle...
September 10, 2009 - 3:03pm
August 27, 2009
If city helps with Dew Days, who gets the bill?
For the time being, discussions about how the city of Farmington will help out the Castle Rock-Empire-Eureka-Farmington Areawide Enhancement Group will be kept at the city council level, but that may change. A recommendation has been made to place the CEEF problems -- namely a $25,000...
August 27, 2009 - 2:56pm
August 20, 2009
Editorial: Something can be done to save Dew Days
Some members of the Farmington City Council expressed reluctance Monday at the idea of providing assistance to CEEF, the organization that puts on events like Farmington's annual Dew Days celebration. Council member Steve Wilson worried about the city assuming too much responsibility...
August 20, 2009 - 1:53pm
CEEF asks city council, town boards for help
Asking for help isn't often easy, but the Castle Rock-Empire-Eureka-Farmington Areawide Enhancement Group -- more commonly known as CEEF -- has done just that. What they are asking for hasn't quite been spelled out just yet. For sure, though, they are asking for help to rescue the...
August 20, 2009 - 1:29pm
August 6, 2009
Editorial: A great reason for a party
A few weeks ago, fresh on the heels of the revelation of financial troubles with Farmington's Dew Days celebration, we wondered in this space whether the city had outgrown such events. Whether the city's residents had started to see Farmington as a place to live rather than an old-fashioned...
August 6, 2009 - 1:07pm