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Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
Minn. roundup: Text-to-911 service added statewide; Dayton announces he is cancer-free, encourages screenings
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Tigers ready to meet high expectations
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
Boys' basketball: Tigers win fast-paced season opener over Rochester Century
Farmington's Anna Fenske continues to grow
Boys' hockey: Tigers look to bounce back from last season
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
Assumed Name Investment Property Advisors
Empire Twp Amend Ord 400 Public Nuisance
Farmington Sch Dist 192 Notice re Data Switches Bid
Prairie Island Indian Community Ag Lease Bids
Harvey Lee Briesacher
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Gerald "Jerry" L. Sacks
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Sleeping around (the house): Don't feel bad. Everyone's doing it.
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December 23, 2015
Longtime principal Ben Januschka will retire this week
A Farmington Elementary School student stopped Ben Januschka in the hallway one day earlier this month. “I know why you’re retiring,” the...
December 23, 2015 - 10:09am
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