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FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
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Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
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Pat Rupp: The generation gap
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Real Estate Showcase
October 15, 2015
Schools could get solar panels on their roofs
Huge gardens of shiny black solar panels could start sprouting up as early as next spring on the roofs of Farmington School District buildings, and district officials believe they could bring big savings down the road. The district is working with Edina-based Sundial Solar Energy...
October 15, 2015 - 9:23am
School board pushes for more local control
The Farmington School Board gave its support to three proposed Minnesota School Boards Association resolutions Monday night and considered one other. If there was a theme to the votes, it might have been, “Hey, state. Hands off!” Three of the four resolutions focused on giving...
October 15, 2015 - 9:19am
September 3, 2015
Link Crew builds connections for Farmington freshmen
On Tuesday morning, 550-some freshmen will walk into Farmington High School for the first time as students. They’ll face new schedules, classes...
September 3, 2015 - 6:14am
August 28, 2015
Eagle Scout brings a new game to Gateway Academy
When Christian Gifford started looking around for an Eagle Scout project, he didn’t want to just make one up; he wanted to do something that...
August 28, 2015 - 10:17am
Seventh-grade enrollment closed at DMS
Seventh grade is full at Dodge Middle School. Enrollment is still below the 270-student capacity the district set when it redrew school boundaries a couple of years ago, but Farmington School Board members voted Monday to reduce that capacity at the suggestion of superintendent Jay...
August 28, 2015 - 6:58am
August 20, 2015
195th Street work will disrupt school schedules
Tom Severson hasn’t been getting much sleep lately. As general manager at Marschall Line bus company, which provides busing service for Farmington...
August 20, 2015 - 9:52am
August 17, 2015
Tiger Fun Run returns Sept. 19
The Farmington Area Education Foundation will hold its second annual Tiger Fun Run to kick off the homecoming festivities this fall. The 2015 Tiger Fun Run is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19 at Boeckman Middle School. The cost for the fun run will be $15 for students and...
August 17, 2015 - 6:14am
August 13, 2015
Farmington students spend summer on The Edge
If it wasn’t for The Edge, Joey Jacobson would probably be sitting at home during the summer playing video games all day. But since joining...
August 13, 2015 - 6:48am
July 30, 2015
District prepares to inform on levy, bond
The Farmington School Board knows what it will ask from voters on election day in November. Now the district needs to make sure voters know why they are asking. Plans are still forming, but between now and November, the district will get information to residents in a number of ways....
July 30, 2015 - 8:59am
July 16, 2015
Longtime middle school principal Donald Meyers dies
Donald Meyers had a reputation as a good leader, a supportive boss and the kind of principal who made the teachers and other staff members working...
July 16, 2015 - 9:25am
July 2, 2015
Gateway Academy is ready for year 2
Last year at this time, the Farmington School District’s new Gateway Academy was still more idea than reality. District administrators knew...
July 2, 2015 - 10:23am
June 25, 2015
Survey says school bonds, levy may lack support
The results of a resident survey have the Farmington School Board rethinking the bond and levy requests it was considering bringing to residents in November. In May, the district put together a three-question package that would have raised about $92 million over the next 10 years....
June 25, 2015 - 9:18am
June 5, 2015
For Shirley Archila, an attitude change made all the difference
There was a time, and it wasn’t all that long ago, when Shirley Archila wasn’t a big fan of school. She didn’t take it seriously, and she...
June 5, 2015 - 9:58am
May 15, 2015
Ag learning grows in classroom
There was probably a time when just about every student in a Farmington school could have rattled off the three types of corn. But times change,...
May 15, 2015 - 10:00am
May 14, 2015
Survey will test residents' opinions on possible school levy
The Farmington School District is starting to put some more concrete numbers to the bond and levy requests it has discussed bringing to voters in November. School board members spent most of their meeting Monday agreeing on numbers the district will use in a survey either later this...
May 14, 2015 - 9:59am