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Jim Larsen is Farmington's new fire chief
The tacos that come to you
State rail plan includes passenger line that could run through Farmington
FHS students compete for a cause
Fire chief finalists meet the public
crime and courts
Track and field: Tigers get on the track at Mankato
Boys lacrosse: Tigers turning over roster in first season in new conference
FHS graduate Betzold has a 2.07 ERA for SMU softball
Farmington Gymnastics Center sends eight to MAGA state
Farmington grad Magalis is an all-American
New church launches Sunday in Farmington
Your weekend: It’s opening weekend for egg hunters
Fish frys and more are on your weekend agenda
Farmington's citywide park cleanup is April 25
Friends pay tribute to Farmington graduate
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Stahlke
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Mon roy
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Olson
Rose Marie Ervasti, 87
Bruce T. Conner, 64
Lucille Korsman, 86
Helen M. Nordseth, 89
Student voices: Cool doesn’t always mean good
Nathan Hansen column: Climbing the (reinforced) ladder
Letter: Band gave student a home
Letter: Band program is valuable
Editorial: Speak up now on budget proposals
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November 20, 2014
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
District 192 settles grievance
The Farmington School District settled a grievance Monday related to years of experience 55 district teachers received credit for when they were hired. The district hired the teachers in recent years but might, for example, have given a teacher with five years of experience credit...
news / education
November 14, 2014 - 7:59am
Organized for Farmington: November news and notes
A monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs. Farmington VFW The Farmington VFW will hold a steak fry dinner to support Boy Scout Troop 119 on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 5-8 p.m. at the VFW. For a $10 donation, you get a steak dinner with baked potato, salad, veggies,...
life / events
November 14, 2014 - 7:52am
Nathan's column: Because a rake doesn’t roar
As of the end of this month I will have owned my house for seven years. It remains, let’s just say, sparsely decorated. I have a bad habit of buying frameable posters and failing entirely to frame them. Many are in a pile on one of my chairs. It is not the way most museums would...
opinion / columns
November 14, 2014 - 7:38am
November 13, 2014
Letter to the editor: FPD does good work, writer says
To the editor, I have been a police officer for 31 years before retiring in 2001. This summer, I took the Farmington Police Department’s citizen’s academy. I wanted to see what was new in law enforcement since I retired. I have worked with police departments all over the...
opinion / letters
November 13, 2014 - 7:41am