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Downtown block party returns Saturday
City, district will take would-be Farmington candidates to school
Farmington police will target driving basics
Local leaders pitch Farmington as site of special legislative session
Arson investigation leads police to stolen property
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Farmington American Legion baseball:Post 189 takes 8-11 mark into playoffs
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 wins sub-district
For football teams, work starts early
VFW baseball: Streaking into sub-sections
Legion baseball: Post 189 wins three at Gopher Classic
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Your weekend: Block party, car show is Saturday
True blue (and pink) fundraising in Farmington
Farmington Food Shelf is looking for fresh greens
Farmington man's publishing dream comes true with a little help
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Editorial: Special session would be exciting
Letter to the editor: Faith Church congregation left out again
Editorial: New park is an exciting addition
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July 10, 2014
Farmington pool plans will wait for now
The days are limited for Farmington’s outdoor pool, and whether it will be replaced may ultimately be up to the community’s voters. That seems to be the direction the city of Farmington is moving after discussing a proposed aquatic center and other recreational needs at a June...
news / government
July 10, 2014 - 12:01pm
July 9, 2014
VFW 7662 baseball walks off with win
One swing of Cole Farthing’s bat erased a two-run deficit and set off a walk-off celebration for the Farmington VFW baseball team last Wednesday. With two outs, two strikes and the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh, Farthing laced a double into right center to bring home...
July 9, 2014 - 1:46pm
Farmington American Legion baseball: Rout ends 3-game skid
After struggling to produce much offense over its first eight games, the Farmington Legion baseball team finally broke out of its slump with 14 hits in last Tuesday’s 13-1 rout of Hastings at Veterans Field. Coming off a 10-1 loss to Lakeville South where it managed just four hits,...
July 9, 2014 - 1:41pm
July 8, 2014
Looking Back: Farmington couple had a long-awaited family reunion this week in 1964
50 years ago From the July 2, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Couple will see daughter after 20 years No two people will be more excited than Mr. and Mrs. John Mroz, Farmington, formerly of Czechoslovakia, as they meet their daughter whom they haven’t seen for 20...
July 8, 2014 - 7:53am
July 7, 2014
Farmington police report: June 20-26
June 20 Property damage motor vehicle accident, 20700 block of Chippendale Ave. Fifth degree assault, 19500 block of Municipal Dr. June 21 DWI, 212th Street West and Akin Road Personal injury accident, 18200 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Arson, Sixth Street Arson, Eighth Street June...
news / crime and courts
July 7, 2014 - 7:35am
July 5, 2014
Michelle's column: It’s important to take a break sometimes
I cleaned out our office refrigerator last week. Oddly, it seemed to be somewhat cathartic, given the past couple of weeks. June was kind of a rollercoaster of news, you know? I started the month highlighting the graduation of Christian Life School and Farmington High School seniors....
opinion / columns
July 5, 2014 - 7:05am
July 4, 2014
FHS releases third trimester A and B honor rolls
The third trimester honor roll has been released from Farmington High School. Students on the list include: 12th grade A honor roll Katherine Aaron, Michael Bakke, Amanda Balke, Heather Barnes, Gabrielle Baumann, Robert Bergstad, Carissa Bigbee, Zachary Boelter, Amanda Burrell,...
news / education
July 4, 2014 - 7:00am
July 3, 2014
Nathan's column: Manipulation between friends
Facebook has got a lot of people worked up lately, and not just because they’re tired of seeing pictures of their friends’ children, or reading stories about how hard someone’s day has been or being badgered to watch sponsored slideshows of the CUTEST BABY ANIMALS YOU WILL EVER...
opinion / columns
July 3, 2014 - 7:58am
July 2, 2014
Editorial: Good news comes with the bad
The front page of this week’s edition is something of a study in contrasts. Two of the four stories focus on the good that can happen in a community. The other two cover somewhat less pleasant subject matter. One story is about Art Blast, a first-year effort to bring a week of...
opinion / editorials
July 2, 2014 - 2:37pm
Work on Farmington Veterans Memorial delayed
Earlier this year, organizers of Farmington’s new veterans memorial planned to dedicate the memorial at the end of this month. Now, though, the date has delayed to September. The wet weather of late has caused some of the hold up, committee member Leon Orr said, but work is being...
July 2, 2014 - 2:25pm
New assignment gives Farmington officer Hollatz a break
Last Friday, he was Farmington’s police detective sergeant. On Monday, Lee Hollatz was on the road as a patrol sergeant. After 13 years in investigations, Hollatz has been reassigned to patrol sergeant as part of a general reassignment in positions within the police department....
July 2, 2014 - 2:21pm
July 1, 2014
Farmington American Legion baseball: Looking for offense
Runs have been hard to come by for the Farmington Legion baseball team during its 3-5 start to the summer season. Post 189 dropped its third straight game Friday when it mustered just six hits in a 10-1 loss at home to Lakeville South. Before that, the team was shut out 5-0 and put...
July 1, 2014 - 2:54pm
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 manages tie at Chaska
The Farmington VFW baseball team did just about everything it could to lose last Thursday’s game against Chaska. Post 7662 committed six errors and walked nine batters, but stranded 14 Chaska runners on base with some timely defensive plays and salvaged a 4-4, nine-inning tie at...
July 1, 2014 - 2:51pm
Missing Farmington woman found dead in Wisconsin
A 37-year-old Farmington woman who went missing in November has been found dead in Wisconsin. The body of Laura Jean Simonson was found June...
news / crime and courts
July 1, 2014 - 2:38pm
June 30, 2014
Farmington police report: June 13-19
June 13 Larceny, from yards, 220th Street West Larceny, 195th Street and Pilot Knob Road Arson, Ely Avenue and Upper 182nd Street Vehicle theft, Emperor Court Juvenile, runaway, address not available June 14 Intoxicated person, 400 block of Third St. Dog bite, Euclid Path Property...
news / crime and courts
June 30, 2014 - 7:10am