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Early-childhood education money in dispute
Council to discuss Emerald Ash Borer plan April 3
Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Minnesota roundup: Remains found near Brainerd identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
Erosion work on Vermillion River will close section of bike trail in July
crime and courts
Girls track preview: Talented trio to lead Tigers
Boys track preview: New faces fill Farmington roster
Baseball preview: Veterans looking to lead bounce-back season
Softball preview: Pitcher-catcher combo provides valuable experience for Tigers
A helping hand for ducks
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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Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
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
February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
Spring Expo inspires gardeners to get growing
With the recent warm weather, and seed packet stands already popping up in stores, gardeners likely are itching for planting season to start....
February 23, 2017 - 5:30am
February 22, 2017
Study shows Farmington Police Department understaffed
The Farmington Police Department could use two additional patrol officers now, a captain's position, and budget for two more officers in three...
February 22, 2017 - 1:30pm
State Science Olympiad will test brains, skills of FHS students
Next Saturday, the seven members of Farmington's Science Olympiad team will spend the day testing their brains and skills in a variety of events...
February 22, 2017 - 5:30am
February 21, 2017
New public works director starts Feb. 21
Farmington Farmington's new public works director, Katy Gehler, will officially take former director Kevin Shorzman's seat at the Feb. 21 meeting...
February 21, 2017 - 11:45am
February 20, 2017
Alumni to sing with Concordia Choir at local concert
Just a few short years ago Ali Carlson, Landon Franke, and Kelsey Lindell were making music with the choir at Farmington High School under the...
February 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
February 17, 2017
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
Gina Erickson, mother of a teen-aged daughter, shook her head as she listened to a talk Feb. 13 about how to know if your child is involved in...
February 17, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 16, 2017
Opportunities for seniors abound through local education programs
This spring, seniors in Farmington and Rosemount will have several opportunities to educate themselves on topics of special interest to aging adults. Both cities are promoting programs that will allow seniors to meet their neighbors and improve themselves in the process. TRIAD Lunch...
February 16, 2017 - 4:12pm
Trinity Care Center adds physician coverage for residents
Trinity Care Center of Farmington can now provide in-house physician care for residents, addressing a gap in the medical system that meant many residents couldn't choose the facility for short- or long-term stays while recovering from an illness, fall or disability. Trinity recently...
February 16, 2017 - 5:30am
February 15, 2017
Wax Museum event brings history to life
Lara LeDuc, 9, sat statuesque at her desk until someone approached and pressed her play button, which was shaped like a teepee. The North Trail...
February 15, 2017 - 5:30am
February 14, 2017
Closing statements in Hartley trial delayed until Feb. 21
Closing remarks for the jury trial of Matthew Hartley have been postponed until Tuesday, Feb. 21, due to a medical emergency that hospitalized the defense attorney. "We continue to be in a holding pattern," Judge Christian Wilton told jurors Feb. 13, at the Scott County courthouse....
News/crime and courts
February 14, 2017 - 3:30pm
Education foundation awards six grants to Farmington schools
The Farmington Area Education Foundation, a non-profit organization that raises funds for Farmington schools, has awarded six grants totalling $12,311 for the 2016-2017 school year. Eight staff members within ISD 192 applied for grants and six were awarded, said Mary Treakle, board...
February 14, 2017 - 5:30am
February 13, 2017
Farmington Ambassador program seeking 2017 candidates
The Farmington Royal Ambassador Program is seeking candidates to participate in 2017. The program offers unique growth and educational experiences...
February 13, 2017 - 5:30am
February 9, 2017
Permit applications show Farmington continuing gradual growth
The fourth quarter single-family building permits in Farmington were up from last year, and that doesn't include the 70-unit senior living facility...
February 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
Fire and ice: Farmington firefighters complete ice rescue training
The Farmington Fire Department spent 90 minutes in a class on ice rescue Monday night, Feb. 6, and then headed to a local pond on 195th St. and...
February 9, 2017 - 5:30am