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City's outdoor ice rinks are back open
Singewald elected school board chair
Suspects found in two burglaries
Fill-in priest removed from St. Michael’s
Suspicious fire burned Monday
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Boys basketball: Tigers win two more close games
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
Super Bowl billboard campaign seeks acceptance for gay players
SB XLIX: Carroll, Belichick face off
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Farmington Community Expo returns Saturday
Student drive brings in games for soldiers
Your weekend: Farmington Community Expo is Saturday
Looking back: Golden Glove tournament was on the schedule 75 years ago
Your weekend: KC chili Bingo is Saturday
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Student column: Bullying is more than students
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Letter to the editor: Keep Lee as board chair
Editorial: Increased menu control is a good thing
Student voices: Don’t hide from the cold; get out there and celebrate it
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November 21, 2014
Editorial: Froehling was good for Tiger football
A few weeks ago we ran a letter to the editor that suggested Farmington High School take drastic steps to secure the future success of its football team. The writer wanted the school to cancel other fall sports. To give male students looking for an athletic outlet no choice but to...
opinion / editorials
November 21, 2014 - 3:07pm
November 20, 2014
City will review policy on business subsidies
The last time the city of Farmington reviewed its business subsidy policy it was 2002, several years before recession reshaped the business community. Starting Monday, new community development director Adam Kienberger wants to work with the city’s economic development authority...
news / government
November 20, 2014 - 4:36pm
Special Olympics hopes friendly competition adds up
Rachelle Tillison hopes a little friendly competition — and just a few moments in some really cold water — will add up to some much needed funding for the Farmington Special Olympics program. Tillison, the head of the local program, is recruiting local businesses to participate...
life / events
November 20, 2014 - 10:42am
Farmington will add a full-time fire chief
One way or another, Farmington Fire Chief Tim Pietsch is about to have more free time. On Monday, the Farmington City Council voted unanimously to make its fire chief position a full-time job, moving away from the volunteer position Pietsch currently occupies. And while there’s...
news / government
November 20, 2014 - 10:30am
Girls hockey: Tigers are winners in their first South Suburban Conference game
It didn’t take the Farmington girls hockey team long to break the ice in its first season as a member of the South Suburban Conference. Playing in their first game in the new league last Tuesday, the Tigers overcame a slow start with four unanswered goals in the final 20 minutes...
sports / high school
November 20, 2014 - 7:47am
November 19, 2014
Swimming: Tiger relays just miss consolation finals at state meet
None of Farmington’s six entrants in the Class 2A state swimming and diving meet made it through to the second day at last Thursday’s prelims at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center. It was the first time the Tigers qualified any events for state where they didn’t manage...
sports / high school
November 19, 2014 - 1:47pm
Alumni: Former Tiger Taubenheim lifts UND with last-second kick
A freshman finished off the University of North Dakota’s Senior Day victory Saturday in Grand Forks. 2014 Farmington High School graduate Reid Taubenheim, the school’s record-holder in every kicking category, booted a 35-yard field goal with four seconds left to lift UND to a...
sports / amateur
November 19, 2014 - 1:27pm
Boys basketball: Tigers will have a new look
This winter, the Farmington boys basketball team is going to be counting on the chemistry its players developed during summer league and as members of last year’s JV squad. The Tigers don’t have much of a choice with players that accounted for 58 of the varsity team’s 70 points...
sports / high school
November 19, 2014 - 1:12pm
November 18, 2014
Q & A: Froehling talks retirement from coaching
Mark Froehling announced his retirement to members of the Farmington football team Monday afternoon after 15 years guiding the Tigers. Froehling graduated from Eden Valley-Watkins High School (’80) and received his BA at the University of Minnesota Morris before starting as...
November 18, 2014 - 11:54pm
Looking back: Girls Glee Club drew an audience of 300 in 1914
50 years ago From the Nov. 12, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Open house set at Farmington High School This week the American Education Week Open House will be held in conjuction with the Pop Concert at Farmington, Thursday. The program will start at 7:30 in...
November 18, 2014 - 7:55am
November 17, 2014
FHS presents Urinetown, a play to challenge students
Farmington High School teacher Maria Capecchi likes to challenge her students. She’s carrying that through to her drama students, too, as they prepare for this weekend’s performance of the musical, Urinetown. The musical features Kate Sorenson in the role of Hope, Grant Uline...
November 17, 2014 - 12:08pm
Farmington police report: October 31-November 7
October 31 Juvenile, child protection, address not available Drugs, possess/sale, small amount of marijuana, 600 block of Oak St. Juvenile, child protection, address not available Juvenile, child protection, address not available Pharmacy, unlawful possess/sale/give away, 20900...
November 17, 2014 - 7:35am
November 16, 2014
Power outage closes MVES
Ice and wind knocked out power for about 4,500 residents in the Farmington area Monday morning and gave students at Meadowview Elementary School a little extra time at home. The Farmington School District canceled classes at the school as well as Kid Connection, Stepping Stones and...
November 16, 2014 - 7:01am
November 15, 2014
State has changes in mind for Highway 3 corridor
Farmington city engineer Kevin Schorzman doesn’t know exactly what the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s plans are for Highway 3, but he knows there will be some detours along the road come the summer of 2016. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved its participation...
November 15, 2014 - 7:48am
November 14, 2014
Holiday giving program is looking for volunteers
If Tara Urbia ever wonders about the impact of Armful of Love, all she needs to do is watch the faces of the people she talks to about the holiday giving program. When they come in, parents often look weighed down, burdened by worries about whether they’ll be able to give their...
November 14, 2014 - 4:43pm