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Apparent CO poisoning on St. Croix River leaves 1 dead, 2 hospitalized
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Zoning changes OK'd for housing near high school
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
crime and courts
Youth sports: 11AAA second at Shakopee; 9AAA first at Woodbury; Rosemount U10 win Bait Bucket; 8U softball first in Rosemount
TPC Twin Cities may land PGA event
Girls lacrosse: Tigers finish fourth in first state appearance
State softball: Frost's walk-off blast gives Tigers 4A state title
State track and field: Peterson, Fenske sweep distance races to lead second-place Tigers
PHOTOS: Farmington Dew Days 2017
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
PHOTOS: 326 do the Dew Run
Picture perfect: Farmington artist illustrates portraits resembling photography
Health column: What role will you play?
arts and entertainment
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs Jamey Engstrom
Winterwood Villas vs Kanchana and Okuwaki 115016.007
Anchor Bank vs. Roy Law 16-105230
Bank of America vs Kristi Edwards 12-085319
Ditech Financial vs Komemaly Vang 17-106630
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
Letters: Thanks for poppy support; Lewis' plan to put Wall Street first
Letter: Adoption outlets help make Last Hope successful
Viewpoint: Welcome relief from a rough news week
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Real Estate Showcase
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