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City's outdoor ice rinks are back open
Singewald elected school board chair
Suspects found in two burglaries
Fill-in priest removed from St. Michael’s
Suspicious fire burned Monday
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Boys basketball: Tigers win two more close games
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Farmington Community Expo returns Saturday
Student drive brings in games for soldiers
Your weekend: Farmington Community Expo is Saturday
Looking back: Golden Glove tournament was on the schedule 75 years ago
Your weekend: KC chili Bingo is Saturday
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Student column: Bullying is more than students
Nathan Hansen column: A column that sparkles
Letter to the editor: Keep Lee as board chair
Editorial: Increased menu control is a good thing
Student voices: Don’t hide from the cold; get out there and celebrate it
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April 13, 2009
Grants will allow more reading support at elementary schools
Four Farmington elementary schools will offer additional reading support for students next year thanks to grant awards from the Minnesota Reading Corps. The grants will provide full-time literacy tutors during the 2009-10 school year to Meadowview, Akin Road, North Trail and Farmington...
April 13, 2009 - 2:59pm
April 10, 2009
Meadowview students raise money during Jump Rope for Heart event
In just two days, students in grades 1-5 at Meadowview Elementary School raised $13,000 for the American Heart Association through the annual...
April 10, 2009 - 3:08pm
April 2, 2009
Technology lessons changing in ISD 192
The opening of a fifth elementary school next fall is giving the Farmington School District a chance to rethink they way they teach students about computers and technology. Weekly lessons that focus specifically on computer education are out. Computer and technology curriculum folded...
April 2, 2009 - 2:53pm
March 6, 2009
Tell me a story
March 6, 2009 - 3:18pm
Panel says challenged book can stay in library
A book about a same-sex penguin couple and the egg they hatch together will stay on the shelves at Meadowview Elementary School. A District 192 resource review panel met March 4 to discuss the book, "And Tango Makes Three," and to take comment from the public. The only residents...
March 6, 2009 - 1:14pm
February 5, 2009
FES presents Charlotte's Web
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Lost and found: Are you missing theater tickets?
Are you lamenting a lost opportunity to see a show at the Orpheum? We might be able to help. The Independent got word Monday morning of theater tickets recovered in the north parking lot at North Trail Elementary School. The person who found them would like to make sure they find...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
November 20, 2008
At last, schools will have names
Kim Grengs doesn't much care what Farmington's newest elementary school is called when it opens next fall. She's just excited for it to have a name. Grengs is principal of that new building, but since coming to the district over the summer it's sometimes been difficult to explain...
November 20, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
District sets boundary adjustment proposals
A Farmington School District committee has made its final decisions on a collection of boundary adjustment proposals to bring to the school board and to the public. There will be three proposals for new elementary boundaries and two proposals for new middle school boundaries presented...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 17, 2008
MVES raises $16k for the American Heart Association
They may not have met their school goal, but the kids at Meadowview Elementary School can be pretty proud of themselves, all the same. Last week, students in grades 1-5 spent 45 minutes jumping rope. In doing so,they raised $16,000 for the American Heart Association. Prior to...
April 17, 2008 - 12:00am