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Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
17 minutes, 17 lives: Local students protest against gun violence on school grounds
Minn. lawmaker proposes 'slowpoke bill,' which would increase punishment for slow drivers in left lane
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Farmington eighth-grade orange wins Mounds View Classic
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
Senior Ellie Moser wins the Farmington 2018 Athena Award
Farmington 8A boys' traveling basketball wins A1 state championship
PHOTO: Farmington 8A boys' basketball wins Mounds View tournament
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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Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
Listening with her fingers: Massage therapist opens business in Farmington
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Editorial: Light the way for democracy
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Viewpoint: State has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Letter: Time for a new approach on gun violence
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August 10, 2010
Looking back: Work on FAA building started 50 years ago this week
25 years ago From the August 8, 1985 edition of the Farmington Independent FHS junior returns from six month studies in central America a Farmington high school junior spent the first part of 1985 away from her classmates -? all the way in San Jose, Costa Rica. Ginya Truitt...
August 10, 2010 - 8:14am
August 5, 2010
Dakota County shows its skills
For more than a decade, the Dakota County Fair has played host to a showing of talent. A gallery of acts from singers and songwriters, to instrumentalists, dancers and gymnasts. The event has no rehearsals or run-thrus. It is not professionally televised or expertly edited. Instead,...
August 5, 2010 - 11:09am
No growing pains for cancer walk
The 2010 edition of Farmington's annual fund raiser for the American Cancer Society was bigger, longer and more successful than ever. Friday...
August 5, 2010 - 10:30am
July 8, 2010
Your weekend: Plenty of live-music options on stage this weekend
Friday Live music Singer/songwriter Gary Randall will perform at 7 p.m. July 9 at Farmington Lutheran Church, 20600 Akin Road. There will be a free-will offering collected. Ice cream will be served. Live music Roger Holmes will perform starting at 8 p.m. July 9 at the Ugly Mug...
July 8, 2010 - 9:50am
June 25, 2010
Book Report: Concentration on hierarchies rather than product can be fatal in corporate world
Recently New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman wrote that years ago the motto was as "General Motors Goes, So Goes the Nation." He followed by saying, "I'm very glad that isn't true today." That's an understatement. I've just finished reading "Sixty to Zero," by Alex Taylor III...
June 25, 2010 - 3:39am
June 18, 2010
Dew Days schedule
Friday, June 18 Teen Power Tools Sculpture 2-4 p.m., Farmington Library, 508 Third St. Registration required, Carnival 5-8 p.m., Rambling River Center parking lot, 325 Oak St. Pie eating contest 5 p.m., Oak Street. Sponsored by Farmington Bakery. Bingo 4 p.m., Rambling River...
June 18, 2010 - 12:15pm
June 7, 2010
Great American Sing-Along will be held Monday night
Sometimes, teachers can learn a thing or two from kids. Like, for instance, how kids tend to enjoy anything - anything whatsoever - that resembles...
June 7, 2010 - 9:45am
June 4, 2010
Your weekend: Mopars auto show is Saturday and Sunday at the fairgrounds
Friday Live music East of Innocence will perform starting at 8 p.m. June 4 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Saturday Live music Scott Friedow, Ben Aaron, Tim Jackson and Tom Quinn will perform starting at 8...
June 4, 2010 - 9:53am
Famous cars coming to town this weekend
Nash Bridges, the Green Hornet, the Dukes of Hazzard and Christine, the nightmarish vehicle dreamed up by Stephen King are coming to Farmington this weekend. Well, the shows' and movies' cars are anyways. The Mopars cars (a type of car built with parts created by the Chrysler...
June 4, 2010 - 9:33am
June 3, 2010
Several concerts head outdoors this summer
If you like outdoor concerts, cold beer and warm summer nights, Farmington is the place to be these days. Beginning this weekend, and going...
June 3, 2010 - 9:36am
May 13, 2010
Book Report: Restaurant owner pre-dates Kroc
As a wee tad, I saw a movie called "The Harvey Girls," starring Judy Garland and a bevy of '40s beauties. I thought it told the story of how a restaurateur named Fred Harvey recruited a bevy of '40s beauties to work in his restaurants along a railroad line called "The Atchison,...
May 13, 2010 - 2:32pm
Just don't call them kids
The members of Farmington's VeZuVeUz have their route to rock and roll stardom all mapped out. It started with a show at Criss Cross Pizza in...
May 13, 2010 - 10:12am
May 7, 2010
Your weekend: Luncheon for military moms and grandmas is Saturday
Friday Live music Venus & Mars will perform at 8 p.m. May 7 at the Ugly Mug coffee shop and bar. The Ugly Mug is located at 18450 Pilot Knob Road in Farmington. Live music Kryptonite will perform at 8:30 p.m. May 7 at the Farmington American Legion. The Legion is located at...
May 7, 2010 - 10:15am
April 16, 2010
Book Report: Too detailed? Too complimentary? I say, 'No way,' to other review
I try not to read other reviewers' takes on books I plan to review myself. Sometimes it's unavoidable. But whenever it is, it's usually surprising. Recently I read a review of a regionally produced book that I hadn't yet received. The reviewer, from the Minneapolis Star Tribune,...
April 16, 2010 - 8:04am
April 15, 2010
Your weekend: St. Michael's waffle breakfast is Sunday
Thursday Guitar Hero Teens can play Guitar Hero on the Dakota County Farmington Library's big screen from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. April 15. The library is located at 508 Third St. For more information call 651-438-0250. Open mic night There will be an open mic night April 15 at the...
April 15, 2010 - 9:26am