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October 2, 2014
Your weekend: Help raise money for a ladder truck at Saturday's RACE 2.0
Saturday Farmington Race 2.0 Race 2.0 will be held at 9:11 a.m., Oct. 4 at the Farmington Fire Station #1. All profits made from the race will go toward the future purchase of an aerial platform ladder truck for the Farmington Fire Department. Register on Facebook at Race 2.0....
October 2, 2014 - 1:07pm
September 19, 2014
Your weekend: St. Michael's Fall Festival is this weekend
Saturday Steak fry There will be a steak fry fundraiser for Trinity Campus from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Farmington VFW.The VFW is located at 421 Third St. Weekend Garage sale for charity St. Anne’s Circle from St. Michael’s Catholic Church will hold its fourth annual...
September 19, 2014 - 2:09pm
September 12, 2014
Tiger Fun Run returns
The Tiger Fun Run was cancelled in 2013, but it is back on the schedule of homecoming events for 2014, thanks to the Farmington Area Education Foundation. The Tiger Fun Run is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 27, at Boeckman Middle School. Proceeds from the event will likewise be divided...
September 12, 2014 - 2:54pm
RACE 2.0 will raise money for a new ladder truck for FFD
It might seem a lofty goal, but Heidi Schmitz wants to help the city of Farmington buy an aerial ladder truck for the community. Schmitz isn’t...
September 12, 2014 - 2:34pm
Farmington Veterans Memorial is dedicated
Organizers estimate somewhere around 700 residents, supporters and veterans attended the dedication of the new Farmington Veterans Memorial on...
September 12, 2014 - 2:25pm
Ramble Jam returns to Farmington this weekend
The Rotary Club of Farmington members have another busy week ahead of them, as their biggest fundraiser for the year, Ramble Jam, kicks off Friday...
September 12, 2014 - 1:17pm
September 6, 2014
Volunteers needed for Whitetail Woods park opening
When the gates to Whitetail Woods Regional Park open for the first time Sept. 27, it will be the first new regional park in Dakota County since...
September 6, 2014 - 7:00am
September 5, 2014
Your weekend: Farmington Veterans Memorial dedication ceremony is Sunday
Friday Farmington Free community movie Trinity Campus, Pellicci Ace Hardware and Anchor Bank will present a free outdoor showing of The...
September 5, 2014 - 12:20pm
August 8, 2014
Farmington VFW Auxiliary gets national visit
In the world of veterans organizations, it’s a pretty big deal when a national officer comes into a community for a visit. That’s why the members of Farmington’s Post 7662 VFW Ladies Auxiliary are so busy this week. On Saturday, the local VFW Ladies Auxiliary will host a dinner...
August 8, 2014 - 7:52am
June 15, 2014
Farmington farmers market just keeps growing
Like the produce available there, the Farmington Farmers Market grows every year. And this year is no exception. The farmers market kicks off its summer run on June 19, during the early phase of Dew Days. This year’s market will feature selections from 19 vendors, three of which...
June 15, 2014 - 7:27am
June 12, 2014
Your weekend: Make salad your lunch Thursday at Farmington Lutheran Church
Thursday Salad luncheon Farmington Lutheran Church will hold its annual salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 12. Farmington Lutheran Church is located at 20600 Akin Road. Friday Family Fun Day Dakota City Heritage Village will hold its June Family and Friends Fun...
June 12, 2014 - 7:38am
Farmington VFW: Community service with a side salad
Serving doesn’t officially start until 5 p.m. at the Farmington VFW’s monthly steak frys, but there was already a line forming by 4:50 on...
June 12, 2014 - 7:02am
June 8, 2014
Dakota City camps send kids back in time
School may be out for the summer, but that doesn’t mean all Dakota County kids want to stop learning about history. There are plenty of kids who will gladly put down their iPads and turn off their smartphones, just so they can learn how to not use technology every day. Dakota...
June 8, 2014 - 7:11am
May 28, 2014
Farmington will hold three Memorial Day ceremonies
This week is one of the busiest, and one of the most important, to local veterans groups, as both the Farmington American Legion and Farmington...
May 28, 2014 - 3:48pm
May 15, 2014
Your weekend: World War II weekend at the fairgrounds
Thursday Wild Turkey Federation dinner The Vermillion Longbeards chapter of the National Wild turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet May 15 at Celts Pub in Farmington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7. There will be a live auction, silent auction, games,...
May 15, 2014 - 7:52am