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Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
Investigation ongoing into 60 cats' deaths near Farmington
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Christian Life Academy athletes commit to playing collegiately
Girls' Golf: Farmington competes in "best ball" meet at Rich Valley
Farmington Just for Kix attends national dance competition
Boys' Tennis: Tigers fall to Owatonna 7-0 in first round of sections
Girls' Lacrosse: Farmington looks to get over hump and end slide
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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April 14, 2016
Downtown plan will head to city council
Parks, trails and ties to Farmington’s history are at the core of a new plan meant to guide development in the city’s core downtown district....
April 14, 2016 - 5:59am
December 10, 2015
City wants resident input on downtown development plan
According to at least one vision, the future of downtown Farmington involves a lot of apartments and townhomes. One of two concept plans developed...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
December 7, 2015
Farmington welcomes the Christmas season
With cocoa and cookies, wagon rides and Christmas carols, the Farmington Business Association welcomed the Christmas season Saturday with its...
December 7, 2015 - 9:43am
December 4, 2015
Old-fashioned Christmas celebration returns Saturday
Farmington will officially welcome the Christmas season Saturday with the return of the Farmington Business Association’s Dazzle Day celebration. The annual event, which will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. downtown, will feature free cocoa and cookies to ward off the chill, rides in...
December 4, 2015 - 10:13am
August 27, 2015
Editorial: A plan for downtown is good, but results are better
Last week the Farmington City Council approved a $40,000 contract with Hoisington Kogler Group to take a closer look at the city’s downtown district and figure out what can be done with it. That’s not a bad idea. The comment we hear over and over around town is that Farmington...
August 27, 2015 - 4:55pm
City will pay for downtown development plan
The Farmington City Council last week approved a $40,000 expenditure to hire a Minneapolis consulting firm to help redevelop the city’s downtown district. The project will be partially funded by a Dakota County Community Development Agency Redevelopment Incentive Grant. These grants...
August 27, 2015 - 6:27am
August 7, 2015
Downtown space becomes a hub for new businesses
Carpet is scheduled to go in this week in the building Paul Otten owns in downtown Farmington. So are some missing ceiling tiles, and a few other...
August 7, 2015 - 2:43pm
August 27, 2009
2 buyers for downtown garage, but neither one perfect
One way or another, the city of Farmington will likely get rid of its property at 308 Elm St. The only questions are, who will get it and what will go there? The property, formerly used as a garage for the parks and recreation department, abuts the parking lot near old city hall....
August 27, 2009 - 2:55pm
May 14, 2009
City considers design standards for downtown
Last week, a consultant told city officials that dressing up downtown Farmington would take attention to a few little details. This week, city officials set to deciding what those details might be. The idea of "design standards" has been floating around for years. But besides a request...
May 14, 2009 - 2:57pm
May 7, 2009
Little things could add up to big changes downtown
Like the old song says, if you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with. In this case, "the one you're with" is a downtown Farmington business district with at least five vacant storefronts and business owners occasionally frustrated by a lack of pedestrian traffic....
May 7, 2009 - 3:22pm
December 4, 2008
Downtown businesses kick off Christmas season
From horse-drawn trolleys to visits with Santa to a community tree, Farmington's downtown businesses are putting together an old-fashioned Christmas celebration. The members of Farmington's Downtown Business Association will hold their second annual Christmas kick-off Saturday. The...
December 4, 2008 - 12:00am
February 28, 2008
'Attitude' key to success downtown
The more things change, the more they stay the same -- or so it seems, sometimes. A headline from the March 3, 1983 edition of the Dakota County Tribune claims, "Farmington will pursue downtown redevelopment." The story goes on to talk of a joint meeting between the Farmington...
February 28, 2008 - 12:00am