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El Charro adds outdoor patio
City to announce Vermillion River Crossings addition Monday
Seeing friends through a different lens
Fire Chief Larsen receives national honor
National Night Out coming up Tuesday
crime and courts
VFW baseball: Post 7662 survives, advances to districts
Legion baseball: Post 189 fades in sub-district
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
VFW baseball: Streak at 13 heading into sub-districts
Hogan wins senior amateur
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
Your weekend: A farmers' market and pizza in a historic setting
Senior food program seeks more participation
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Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Melanie Kaiser, 52
Loneal Lee Poole, 83
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Editorial: Ambassadors will make Farmington proud
Nathan Hansen: Bring on that cool, cool air
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July 23, 2013
Reichelt is hired as new ARES principal
Akin Road Elementary School students will be greeted by a new principal when they come back to school this fall. On Monday, the Farmington School...
July 23, 2013 - 2:18pm
July 11, 2013
Farmington's school projects are on schedule
Summer construction projects are nothing new in school buildings, but this year’s work at Farmington Elementary School is particularly hard to miss.
July 11, 2013 - 3:57pm
June 6, 2013
Barriers remain to all-day kindergarten in Farmington, Rosemount
When the Minnesota Legislature agreed to provide funding for districts that want to offer all-day kindergarten, it removed one barrier to the program in local schools. But there are still plenty of questions to answer before classes start in the fall of 2104. Maybe most important:...
June 6, 2013 - 9:24am
May 30, 2013
Farmington's MVES celebrates a decade of learning
Meadowview Elementary School celebrates its 10th anniversary this week, and having several inflatables blown up outside the building might just...
May 30, 2013 - 1:29pm
'Guardian angel' has made a big difference this year at North Trail Elementary
North Trail Elementary School has had a guardian angel this year, the kind that makes umbrellas and winter coats and student snacks appear as if by magic. The kind that offers teachers a holiday tree trimmed with gift cards as a sign of appreciation. The kind, that according to principal...
May 30, 2013 - 1:11pm
May 25, 2013
Famrington ISD 192 science students succeed
Building level winners from all five elementary schools in the Farmington district advanced to regional science fair competition where they collected ribbons and awards for their efforts.
May 25, 2013 - 7:43am
May 12, 2013
Prize will make life easier for Meadowview Elementary teacher
One day, Meadowview Elementary School teacher Sue Williamschen liked a page on Facebook. She even entered a sweepstakes on that page. And now her students are reaping the benefits of that simple action. The page was for Blue Sky Designs, makers of a somewhat inconspicuous gadget...
May 12, 2013 - 7:08am
May 3, 2013
Farmington students read their way to the top
There is no shortage of books in Sara Drazkowski's fifth grade classroom at Akin Road Elementary School. There's no shortage of enthusiasm for...
May 3, 2013 - 7:02am
April 18, 2013
Farmington teacher brings education to the slums
One Farmington teacher loves her profession so much, she's helping to start a school. Granted, it's half-way around the world, but when you've...
April 18, 2013 - 10:48am
March 31, 2013
Farmington schools: Bringing out the author within
Having a good story to tell is one thing. Being able to tell that story on paper, to other people, is something entirely different. Learning...
March 31, 2013 - 7:21am
March 15, 2013
North Trail students, Lakeville seniors bridge generation gap
There's no such thing as a generation gap between North Trail Elementary School students and residents of a Lakeville senior living community....
March 15, 2013 - 2:42pm
March 10, 2013
120 take part in Riverview Elementary School's science fair
Riverview Elementary School held its annual science fair Feb. 21-22. More than 120 students in grades K-5 participated in 100 science fair projects....
March 10, 2013 - 7:21am
March 7, 2013
Readathon raises $10,000 at North Trail Elementary School
North Trail Elementary School students raised more than $10,000 just by opening a book last week. Well, actually, they opened about 600 books,...
March 7, 2013 - 9:58am
February 28, 2013
iPads everywhere in Farmington schools
It's hard to get away from iPads at Farmington High School. Walk into a classroom and they're propped up on nearly every desk. Stand in the hallway,...
February 28, 2013 - 11:38am
February 10, 2013
RVES Minecraft Club teaches members more than how to play a video game
There may well be some hidden lessons in a video game students at Riverview Elementary School are playing. Students participating in the new...
February 10, 2013 - 7:42am