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Farmington clean up days: Dump the old dryer, but not in the pond
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Dakota Electric annual meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 27
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Egg hunt focus of FBA's Easter event
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
Steffes, Sprang are Athena Award nominees
Girls basketball: Tigers take out Owatonna, fall to North in semifinals
Lerew Kaas achieves Eagle Scout
Local teen earns Eagle Scout rank
Master Recycler/Composter classes begin March 14
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
arts and entertainment
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PLAN COMM 4-27-2017
World Savings Bank vs English
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Letter: Budget is against the best interests of Minnesota
Letter: Trouble at Lake Julia park is bad for neighbors
Pat Rupp: Comparing the movie-going experience, then and now
Pat Rupp: New rule changes in golf still not enough
Joe Atkins: Good people are Dakota County's secret to success
Real Estate Showcase
October 18, 2016
Why parents are stressed out by their own smartphones
Parents searching for elusive work-life balance may see smartphones and tablets as a way to escape the office in time to be home for dinner each...
October 18, 2016 - 5:10am
June 15, 2016
Dew Run is Saturday in Farmington
The 37th-annual Dew Run will be held Saturday, June 18 in Farmington. The races begin and end in front of the Rambling River Center at 325 Oak Street. The one-mile run begins at 8 a.m. The 1/2-mile Junior Jog will follow at 8:15 a.m. And the four-mile race will begin at 8:30 a.m....
June 15, 2016 - 10:12am
November 6, 2015
Patriotic Day honors the ultimate sacrifice
There was a standing-room-only crowd in the Farmington High School auditorium Thursday night for the annual Patriotic Day event. The large crowd...
November 6, 2015 - 9:43am
August 3, 2015
Pet of the Week: Does she ring a Bell(a)?
Bella is a 2-year-old German shepherd/husky mix who was found as a stray. She absolutely loves belly rubs and is good with kids and other dogs....
August 3, 2015 - 9:38am
June 4, 2015
4-H scrambles for poultry replacements
About the only thing certain when it comes to the poultry barn at this year’s Dakota County Fair is that there will be something in it and...
June 4, 2015 - 9:31am
November 6, 2014
Wrapped in casts Farmington boy is still on the move
Before he was born, Jayson Collins’ parents referred to him as The Ninja for his tendency to move and kick. Now nearly 6 months old, Jayson...
November 6, 2014 - 12:34pm
October 3, 2014
Coats for Kids drive starts Monday
Kids grow fast. Really fast. And now that cooler weather is right around the corner, some parents may be wondering what to do with those jackets their kids have outgrown. North Trail Elementary School family support worker Char Anderson has a solution: donate those coats to the Salvation...
October 3, 2014 - 7:00am
June 5, 2014
A welcome surprise for Farmington girl
It took Alyssandra Ybarra a few seconds to spot the special visitor at the back of her classroom last Friday afternoon. When she finally did,...
June 5, 2014 - 11:46am
Dakota County summit will focus on aging population
The Minnesota State Demographic Center projects by 2030 there will be more people age 65 and older in Minnesota than elementary, middle and high school students combined. That will have significant implications. To explore those implications, Dakota County Public Health has partnered...
June 5, 2014 - 11:22am
May 23, 2014
A dream delayed, but ultimately found for Farmington man
For a while, Josh Taylor convinced himself he was living his dream. He had moved from Australia to Arizona in 2001 to take a job designing golf...
May 23, 2014 - 7:40am
May 8, 2014
Fundraiser will help Hampton sisters who share a rare genetic disorder
Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a. While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child,...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
April 24, 2014
Farmington's Patriotic Day group seeks Civil War descendants
Farmington’s annual Patriotic Day ceremony always honors veterans. This year, though, none of the featured veterans will be able to participate...
April 24, 2014 - 1:50pm
April 17, 2014
Farmington family honored by Gov. Dayton
When Army National Guard Staff Sgt. David Hannan was deployed to Afghanistan last fall, his 10-year-old son, Gavin, was upset. It was the third...
April 17, 2014 - 1:30pm
March 20, 2014
Peterson family seeks a new kind of normal
Meagan Peterson came home from college Nov. 24 and asked her sister, Bekka, to come home early, too. “Let’s hang out,” Meagan said. But...
March 20, 2014 - 12:57pm
February 7, 2014
Fitness and learning are focus of parenting seminar in Farmington
There is, it seems, a direct correlation between students who are physically active and those who get good grades in school. Need proof? Just ask Meadowview Elementary School teacher Joe McCarthy or North Trail Elementary School teacher Jack Olwell. The two physical education instructors...
February 7, 2014 - 7:52am