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Downtown Farmington sporting goods store will close its doors
Farmington administrator McKnight gets good marks on review
Berms will make way for mine in Empire
Farmington's new Gateway Academy welcomes its first students
Recount brings no change in county commissioner race
crime and courts
Farmington girls soccer: Tigers take two
Farmington girls tennis: Tigers sweep Blaze
Farmington swimming and diving: Irish prevail in first SSC clash
Farmington volleyball: Tigers off to 7-1 start
Farmington boys soccer: Tigers drop to 0-6 after 3-1 setback at Northfield
RACE 2.0 will raise money for a new ladder truck for FFD
Tiger Fun Run returns
Farmington Veterans Memorial is dedicated
Ramble Jam returns to Farmington this weekend
Looking back: Farmington schools were ready to welcome students 75, 100 years ago
arts and entertainment
Jane F. Becker, 93
Donna Hanks, 84
Dorothy "Lois" Graphenteen, 82
Eleanor Hudak, 86
Harland Henke, 93
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Briguet
ORDIANCE NO. 014-669 city of farmington
Wells Fargo Bank vs Pelton
Augustus and Joyce Granger vs PHH Mortgage Corp. - Mortgage Foreclosure
Alicia Harris vs. Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems, Inc.
Letter to the editor: New memorial is a wonderful addition
Nathan's column: Not everyone is meant to fly
Editorial: Memorial is a wonderful addition
Michelle's column: A memorable vacation
Letter to the editor: Farmington football needs more community support
April 12, 2012
Farmington, Empire may partner to run new ballfields
Farmington officials are hoping to team up with their neighbors when Empire Township's new athletic complex opens in 2013. On Monday, the Farmington...
news / government
April 12, 2012 - 11:36am
April 6, 2012
Empire's Elsen is looking for a helping hand
The weather plays a big role in how Jess Elsen lives her life. If the day is cold and damp, doing much more than getting out of bed can be a...
April 6, 2012 - 10:51am
August 27, 2011
UMore Park: A progress report
As the UMore Park project gets up and going there's a lot going on. In coming months residents may notice some activity on the property. Here's a little information on what's happening out there. The University of Minnesota Outreach, Research and Education (UMore) Park is the University's...
August 27, 2011 - 7:58am
February 4, 2010
New park is taking shape
The woods off of Station Trail are quiet on a Tuesday morning. With fresh snow blanketing roads and clinging to branches, signs of recent activity are obvious. On the road, at least, they're rare. Only a few tire tracks cut through several inches of fresh powder, and if you drive...
February 4, 2010 - 5:16pm
January 21, 2010
Little competition on ballots
If it weren't for electing a couple of supervisors here and there, elections in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka townships would be pretty quiet this year. None of the three townships has any kind of a ballot question to be decided in the March 9 election. And, for that matter, one...
news / politics
January 21, 2010 - 12:52pm
November 5, 2009
New public works building was a long time coming
Besides the fact it's the first building Empire Township has built in more than three decades, Jeff Hince is excited for the township's new maintenance...
November 5, 2009 - 3:09pm
October 29, 2009
Big project blows into Empire
A massive new wind turbine to be built sometime in the next year in Empire Township could help make Minnesota a national and perhaps international leader in wind energy research. The new turbine, funded by a U.S.
October 29, 2009 - 10:00am
September 24, 2009
Local crime gets national-television attention
The Dakota County Sheriff's Department hopes an appearance on national television will inject some new life into an old investigation. They're looking for a man responsible for a kidnapping in Empire Township and a bank robbery in Apple Valley. And now they've got America on the...
September 24, 2009 - 3:33pm
March 5, 2009
Proposed plant would turn trash to fuel
A Minnesota company is looking to Empire Township as the location for a plant that will turn garbage to gold. On Tuesday night Rational Energies presented a plan for a 200,000-square-foot plant that could start turning trash and other waste material into high-quality diesel fuel...
March 5, 2009 - 7:00am