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Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Rosemount rolls out innovative public engagement system
Minnesota seeks to further diversity government workforce
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Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Tigers boys' basketball wins Hastings Holiday Tournament
Farmington gymnastics off to quick start to 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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EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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February 26, 2010
Your weekend: Art workshop is Friday
Friday Art workshop The Dakota Valley Arts Council and Rambling River Center will hold an art workshop at 1 p.m. Feb. 26. The workshop will provide studio time to start a new project or work on an existing project. Artists should furnish their own supplies. Magician at the library Magician...
February 26, 2010 - 6:52am
April 29, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 29, 2009
A wag of my acquaintance once said that word processors are ruining the art of biography. He explained that it's so easy to type on them (no carriage return, no worries of hyphenation, etc.), that "if Moses had one, there'd be 17 commandments rather than 10." In some ways it's true....
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
April 23, 2009
Upcoming events April 27 - May 2
U.S Air Force Band concert The United States Air Force Band will perform at 7 p.m. April 27 at Farmington High School, 800 Denmark Ave. Admission is free. For tickets call Farmington Community Education at 651-460-3200. Tickets are also available at the Farmington Independent. Guitar...
April 23, 2009 - 4:01pm
Air Force musicians will play Monday
Farmington Community Education director Heidi Cunningham is really excited for Monday night. And she hopes folks around the community are, too. On Monday, the United States Air Force Concert Band and Singing Sergeants are coming to Farmington for a free show, and Cunningham could...
April 23, 2009 - 2:25pm
April 22, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 22, 2009
As I've mentioned before, I love to read books that embrace a specific locale. In fact I got started reading when I was in high school and someone told me about Sinclair Lewis, a writer who grew up in a small town, like me.
April 22, 2009 - 12:00am
April 15, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 15, 2009
'They roused him with muffins -- they roused him with ice -- They roused him with mustard and cress -- They roused him with jam and judicious advice -- They set him conundrums to guess. When at length he sat up and was able to speak His sad story he offered to tell: And the...
April 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, April 8, 2009
After graduating from Harvard, Sara Houghteling studied for her master's degree in fine arts at the University of Michigan, where she received a Fulbright Scholarship to Paris and one of Michigan's highest honors, the Avery Hopwood Award for novels. This bodes well for the young...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am
April 2, 2009
FHS will present Porter musical 'Kiss Me, Kate' April 2-4
The Farmington High School drama and music departments will present the Cole Porter musical, "Kiss Me, Kate" Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. The comic tale revolves around the production of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." The...
April 2, 2009 - 3:10pm
March 18, 2009
Events: Have breakfast with the bunnies Saturday
March 20 Guitar Hero at the library The Dakota County Farmington Library invites teens to play Guitar Hero and Dance Dance Revolution on the big screen from 3 to 5 p.m. March 20 The library is located at 508 Third St. March 21 Breakfast with the bunnies Rambling River Center...
March 18, 2009 - 1:29pm
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 18, 2009
Sports, restaurants and graphic novels make a variety of good reads. Baseball is getting underway, so for a behind-the-scenes look could I suggest "Under the March Sun: The Story of Spring Training," by Charles Fountain (Oxford University Press, $24.95)? Northeastern University...
March 18, 2009 - 7:39am
March 11, 2009
Events: March 13 - 21
March 13 Birds of the forest Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Minnesota Audubon Society experts will present "Game and Non-game Birds of the Forest" and "Backyard Bird Feeding" March 13 at the Dakota County Extension and Conservation Center in Farmington. Registration...
March 11, 2009 - 12:25pm
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 11, 2009
Last month the U.S. lost one of the great writers in the pantheon of 20th century literature, John Updike, the kid from Skillington, Pa., who wanted to grow up and be a satirist for the New Yorker. Updike succeeded at that and then some. Eatablishing himself at the New Yorker in...
March 11, 2009 - 12:00am
March 4, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, March 4, 2009
Award-winning Minnesota poet Larry Schug just sent me his new book, a gem called "Arrogant Bones,"(North Star Press, $12.95). Schug works at the College of St. Benedict, by St. John's University, where Sen. and poet Eugene McCarthy went to schools. Schug's down-to-earth, sardonic...
March 4, 2009 - 12:00am
February 25, 2009
Dave Wood's Book Report, Feb. 25, 2009
A new book sheds new light on a well-known historical educator. "Up from History: The Life of Booker T. Washington," by Robert J. Norell (Harvard University Press, $35) is a fine new look at a historical figure who has suffered a bad rap for too long. Booker T. Washington has taken...
February 25, 2009 - 10:50am
February 12, 2009
Events: Feb. 14 - 27
February 14 Valentine's dinner The Farmington VFW Ladies Auxiliary will hold a Valentine's Day spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14. Lady and the Tramp and Sleepless in Seattle will be shown on the big screen. Proceeds will go to Marcella Arnold Scholarships and new...
February 12, 2009 - 12:00am