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City to announce Vermillion River Crossings addition Monday
Seeing friends through a different lens
Fire Chief Larsen receives national honor
National Night Out coming up Tuesday
Sammlar attends educational summit
crime and courts
VFW baseball: Post 7662 survives, advances to districts
Legion baseball: Post 189 fades in sub-district
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
VFW baseball: Streak at 13 heading into sub-districts
Hogan wins senior amateur
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
Your weekend: A farmers' market and pizza in a historic setting
Senior food program seeks more participation
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Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Melanie Kaiser, 52
Loneal Lee Poole, 83
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Editorial: Ambassadors will make Farmington proud
Nathan Hansen: Bring on that cool, cool air
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February 22, 2013
DMS students earn state berth for first-year Future Problem Solvers team
The Farmington School District will send its first team to the Future Problem Solving state competition next month, which is pretty impressive....
February 22, 2013 - 11:40am
Farmington school board meeting format will change
A little more than a year after they adjusted their meeting schedule to include a monthly work session, Farmington School Board members are making another change. Last week board members agreed to adjust their schedule to include two business meetings each month, with a discussion-focused...
February 22, 2013 - 11:24am
February 21, 2013
FHS Peers for Peers wants to stop the cycle of bullying
No one really understands how much being bullied hurts, how much it changes a child or cuts into a teen's soul. No one, except those who have...
February 21, 2013 - 3:21pm
Budget cuts on Farmington school board agenda
The Farmington School board is expected to take action Feb. 25 on a collection of cuts and fee increases meant to address an expected budget shortfall of more than $1 million for the 2013-14 school year. The adjustments, presented to board members at Feb. 11 workshop, are the first...
February 21, 2013 - 10:06am
February 16, 2013
Dodge Middle School releases its second quarter honor roll
The second quarter honor roll has been released by Dodge Middle School.
February 16, 2013 - 7:41am
February 14, 2013
Farmington school board OKs renovation projects
The Farmington School Board approved renovation projects at three schools and put a few more on hold at its meeting Monday night. The board approved bids for work at Farmington Elementary, Akin Road Elementary and Farmington High School. It delayed decisions on some of the work...
February 14, 2013 - 1:19pm
February 12, 2013
DMS pool adds two climbing walls
Farmington has one more recreational opportunity available now at the Dodge Middle School Pool. Colm Griffin, aquatics coordinator at the pool, recently announced the addition of an Aquaclimb climbing wall.
February 12, 2013 - 7:29am
February 10, 2013
RVES Minecraft Club teaches members more than how to play a video game
There may well be some hidden lessons in a video game students at Riverview Elementary School are playing. Students participating in the new...
February 10, 2013 - 7:42am
February 2, 2013
FHS group will help juniors decide future plans
Choosing a college is one thing. Rooming with a stranger on campus or figuring out how to pay for education? Well, that's something completely different. Parents who have gone to college know what their juniors and seniors are facing as the students start looking at post-secondary...
February 2, 2013 - 7:38am
February 1, 2013
Tiger teams will leave the Missota
It didn't take long for word to spread about Farmington's new athletic conference. The District 192 School Board voted Monday to approve a move to the South Suburban Conference for Farmington High School's sports and activities starting in the 2014-15 school year. FHS athletic director...
February 1, 2013 - 3:27pm
January 31, 2013
Meeting will teach Farmington parents about drugs, signs of abuse
New trends in teen drug use is the topic for a free parenting seminar scheduled for Monday in Lakeville. The seminar, "Current Trends in Youth Drug Use: What Every Parent Needs to Know" is jointly offered by the community education departments of Farmington and Lakeville. The seminar...
January 31, 2013 - 10:38am
School District 192 seeks state support for innovative thinking
The Farmington School District would like to turn itself into a kind of test kitchen for the future of education in Minnesota, and it's looking for some help from the state to make that happen. School board members on Monday approved the district's application to become a Minnesota...
January 31, 2013 - 10:31am
January 28, 2013
First FHS invitational a hit for dancers
The Farmington High School Dance Team hosted its first invitational on Saturday, Jan. 19, and the event went very well. Twelve local teams participated in the event. The theme of the invitational was Pure Imagination and the decorations at the school reflected the theme with many...
January 28, 2013 - 7:56am
January 25, 2013
DMS Green Team recently celebrated Green Week
A few Dodge Middle School students went dumpster diving for a good cause a couple of weeks ago. Yep, that's right. They went into the school's...
January 25, 2013 - 11:07am
January 24, 2013
Farmington Community Expo returns to FHS this weekend
The more things change, the more they stay the same. And sometimes, that's just fine. While preparing for this year's Community Expo, organizer Barbara Pierce came across an old advertisement from the first one, held in 1998. When she really started to think about what was offered...
January 24, 2013 - 7:01am