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Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
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Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
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Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
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Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
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September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell and Isaac Kuehn got to learn the ins and outs of business development during a week at BestPrep's...
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
August 31, 2016
Need a buddy? Sit on the Buddy Benches
Buddy Benches are popping up in Farmington elementary schools. Inspired by a boy from Pennsylvania who is credited with bringing the idea to...
August 31, 2016 - 12:46pm
June 23, 2016
Superintendent will take an extended leave
Farmington School District superintendent Jay Haugen will take an extended leave in June and July to spend more time with his wife, the district announced last week. Janet Haugen was diagnosed with cancer 2 ½ years ago. She recently discontinued her treatment and has entered hospice....
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
June 11, 2016
Graduation day for the class of 2016
The Farmington High School class of 2016 put a cap (and gown) on its high school career with Friday night's commencement exercises. WIth speeches...
June 11, 2016 - 12:33pm
June 9, 2016
Gateway Academy is on the move
For the first two years of its existence, Gateway Academy was a tiny island in the Farmington School District. Its 70 or so students were tucked away on the second floor of the district service center, separated from their peers and from some of the specialty classes available at...
June 9, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 5, 2016
Gardening classes planned
Trinity Care Center will offer a series of classes this summer in its public healing garden. The Trinity Healing Garden is a public garden with emphasis on health and wellness and good gardening practices. The garden is located south of Trinity Care Center, with access both from the...
June 5, 2016 - 5:59am
June 3, 2016
Students look for help gearing up and getting outside
The Farmington High School outdoors club held its second annual major outing last month, and while participation was up over last year’s trip...
June 3, 2016 - 5:59am
May 19, 2016
For students, an oasis in the desert of addiction
The way it used to be, a student dealing with addiction in Farmington might go through treatment, then come back to school as if nothing had happened. Maybe the treatment would stick, but just as likely the student might fall back in with old friends, rediscover old patterns. They’d...
May 19, 2016 - 5:59am
May 13, 2016
County grant will help keep students healthy
Students at Boeckman Middle School and Gateway Academy will have a better idea what their heart does while they exercise thanks to a $19,000 grant from the Dakota County Public Health Department. Among other projects, the grant, which comes from state health-improvement plan money,...
May 13, 2016 - 5:59am
May 12, 2016
A magical night
Students from Farmington High School attended the annual prom grand march Saturday afternoon at the school in advance of Saturday night's prom...
May 12, 2016 - 5:59am
Students can now keep school iPads for the summer
When the Farmington School District introduced iPads into the classroom four years ago, the idea was to make it easier for students to expand their learning opportunities beyond the walls of their school building. Starting this summer, they hope the tablets will allow students to...
May 12, 2016 - 5:59am
April 29, 2016
Your weekend: Celebrate the earth and eat roast beef
Farmington will celebrate Earth and Arbor Days Saturday, Trinity Lutheran Church will serve you roast beef, and you can enjoy the music of Johnny Cash. How's that for a weekend?
April 29, 2016 - 9:32am
April 15, 2016
Farmington students explore the world
While most Farmington students left the classroom behind when spring break kicked off late last month, a group of about 100 students and teachers...
April 15, 2016 - 5:59am
March 25, 2016
Kindness is the lesson at North Trail Elementary
Sprawled on the carpet at Lord of Life Lutheran Church last Thursday, North Trail Elementary School fourth graders talked about the challenges...
March 25, 2016 - 10:51am
March 20, 2016
Letter: Keep class size out of teacher contract
The ISD 192 board of education (Farmington Area Public Schools) has in recent months been hearing comments from teachers regarding contract negotiations. I’ve listened to many of them. I feel compelled to speak out as taxpayer/constituent. I want to be clear that I support our outstanding...
March 20, 2016 - 6:14am