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November 4, 2016
Cheaters gonna cheat, but in Farmington they'll probably get caught
In the final stages of an election filled to the brim with October surprises and with the specter of election workers squinting at hanging chads...
November 4, 2016 - 5:30am
November 3, 2016
Empire Township structure fire deemed suspicious
A structure fire in Empire Township that produced a black smoke column visible from Lakeville Sunday, Oct. 30, has been deemed as suspicious,...
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
Wooden "quilt" displays talents of tight-knit carver group
Turning the basswood over in her hands, Pat Hennen's sharp little knife gently scraped away at an emerging cardinal wing. "It's very relaxing,"...
November 3, 2016 - 1:30pm
First female Minnesota National Guard general to keynote Patriotic Day celebration
Although women have been serving alongside men in uniform for nearly as long as men have gone to war, it wasn't until this year that United States...
November 3, 2016 - 5:30am
November 2, 2016
Winter parking restrictions began Nov. 1
Winter parking restrictions in the city of Farmington begin Nov. 1 and end on April 15 of each year. During that time, no vehicles should be parked or left in any street, highway, alley or public parking area within city limits for more than 72 consecutive hours. Cars are also not...
November 2, 2016 - 5:30am
November 1, 2016
Bourbon Butcher hopes to open before Christmas
No doubt Twin Cities food critics will be surprised to see some of their favorite flavors and styles popping up in semi-rural Farmington. They'll...
November 1, 2016 - 4:13pm
October 31, 2016
Farmington district enrollment growing at slow, steady pace
After a few years of rapid growth, which spiked in 2012, the Farmington Area School District is starting to see its enrollment numbers slip back to a slower, steadier pace. "On average, we're gaining about 100 students a year," said Superintendent Jay Haugen while delivering his enrollment...
October 31, 2016 - 5:36am
October 28, 2016
Farmington students trick or treat for a cause
This Halloween marks Farmington's third year of participation in a We Act campaign called We Scare Hunger. Students from Farmington schools will trick-or-treat for items to benefit the Farmington Food Shelf. The We Day Initiative in Farmington began last year by raising money to build...
October 28, 2016 - 3:34pm
October 27, 2016
Get ready for a haunting weekend of Halloween fun in Farmington
There's no shortage of things for the little (and grown-up) ghouls and goblins to do for Halloween. We've collected as many events as we could...
October 27, 2016 - 12:30pm
October 26, 2016
Rusty crayfish found in Vermillion River Watershed, North Creek
Rusty crayfish have been discovered in the Vermillion River in Farmington and Hastings, as well as North Creek in Farmington. The invasive freshwater...
October 26, 2016 - 2:19pm
Las Enchiladas chef brings a lifetime of cooking experience to his new restaurant
For 17 years Edgar Garcia worked for other restaurants and experimented with flavor concoctions at home. "I said I want to open one day my own...
October 26, 2016 - 5:09am
October 24, 2016
School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
The Farmington Area School District has been updating its emergency response protocols over the past year, with students learning the Run-Hide-Fight method and elementary entrances getting a security update. Parents have been invited to attend a security meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday,...
October 24, 2016 - 4:16pm
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
City engineer Kevin Schorzman was born near Denver, Colorado. And, while he may have wandered far from home, he always hoped to return. A job...
October 24, 2016 - 5:09am
October 21, 2016
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Beginning in 2017, the physicians who provide orthopedic care at Northfield Hospital's FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Farmington will do so under a new name. Summit Orthopedics has assumed operations of Mankato Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic's office in Faribault and will now oversee...
October 21, 2016 - 3:52pm
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
Farmington's 30th annual Halloween Walk will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 at Dodge Middle School, 4200 208th St. W. The event...
October 21, 2016 - 5:09am