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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
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Girls golf: Irish, Tigers battle conditions at Valleywood
Softball: Third-ranked Tigers handed first loss in Mankato East Tournament finals
Girls track and field: Individuals shine at home invite
Girls lacrosse: Tigers take out No. 3 Stillwater, 7-6
Boys track and field: Tigers seventh at Mega Meet
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Rotary honors April students and senior citizen of the month
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Financial Freedom Senior vs Remer
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Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
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Eileen "Betty" Carlson
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Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Pat Rupp: The devil is in the details
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
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October 4, 2016
Instagram post from "friendly clown" prompts response from Farmington police chief
The Farmington Police Department found nothing humorous about a creepy clown threatening to visit Farmington area middle schools this week. An Instagram post by "Bobo the Friendly Clown" concerned parents who began calling the police around 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3 to let them...
News/crime and courts
October 4, 2016 - 3:43pm
October 3, 2016
Dodge Middle pool to get new dehumidifier
Swimmers and spectators will be able to breathe easier now that the Farmington Area School Board has approved replacing the pool's 19-year-old dehumidification unit. "When it's not working, well, it's just stale and humid air," said Colm Griffin, aquatics coordinator. His office is...
October 3, 2016 - 11:05am
Seminar on stress relief for kids offered Oct. 4
"Speaking of Kids" is a series of seminars being offered by the Farmington and Lakeville School Districts. The seminars will empower parents, educators and caregivers by providing information and ideas to enhance their relationships with children and to help them succeed. The first...
October 3, 2016 - 11:04am
September 30, 2016
FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
The Farmington Tiger Marching Band took third place in Class A at the Rosemount Marching Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24. The festival included...
September 30, 2016 - 1:59pm
September 28, 2016
Farmington rolls out the red carpet for Homecoming coronation
Farmington High School seniors Kole Hinrichsen and Kenzie Hesse were crowned Homecoming King and Queen during coronation ceremonies on Wednesday,...
September 28, 2016 - 10:36pm
September 14, 2016
DCTC and Inver Hill colleges score $3.2 million grant to help adult learners
Micheal Ziwa, 29, came to America in 2014 from Uganda, Africa. He’d gone to high school, but college was not possible for Ziwa, who describes...
September 14, 2016 - 1:31pm
September 13, 2016
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
Across the board, Farmington schools scored higher than the state in three separate tests. “I think it’s very impressive,” said Sharon...
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
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