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Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
Boy, 16, dies after sustaining injuries in SD farm accident
Farmington grad releases viral Vikings anthem
crime and courts
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
Cross country: Farmington duo goes 1-2 again at conference meet
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Prairie chickens making a comeback in western Minn.
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
arts and entertainment
Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. vs Hronek
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Russo
STATE VS SCHEMIONEK
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Franzen
NOTICE OF ELECTION
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Tim Pitcher will bring conservative approach
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September 19, 2016
UPDATE: Man on squirrel hunt, armed with pellet gun, prompts lockdown at Farmington schools
UPDATE 11:50 a.m. An active shooter call in Farmington resulted in a “hairy” Monday morning for the Farmington Police Department, said Sgt....
News/crime and courts
September 19, 2016 - 10:31am
September 15, 2016
Teaching series hopes to bring mental health struggles into the light
FARMINGTON In the middle of her struggle with depression, Farmington pastor Kristie Kerr had an epiphany while sitting at the bottom of a pit...
September 15, 2016 - 5:49am
September 14, 2016
St. Michael’s bell tower getting a makeover
Farmington may be a quiet town by nature, but this summer it’s been too quiet. Residents living near the Church of St. Michael have missed...
September 14, 2016 - 5:29am
September 13, 2016
Farmington scores above state average in three different tests
Across the board, Farmington schools scored higher than the state in three separate tests. “I think it’s very impressive,” said Sharon...
September 13, 2016 - 4:26pm
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums, including two next week that will include candidates representing residents of the Farmington and Rosemount areas. Candidates from Minnesota legislative Districts 57 and 58 will participate in...
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 9, 2016
Ramble Jam participants could get sneak peek at Old Dominion's fall tour
If you're taking "Wrong Turns" running "Half Empty" and going "Nowhere Fast," you may want to engage the "Power of Positive Drinkin," raise one...
September 9, 2016 - 11:38am
September 7, 2016
Farmington High School students learn the ropes at summer business camp
Farmington High School students Benjamin Carvell and Isaac Kuehn got to learn the ins and outs of business development during a week at BestPrep's...
September 7, 2016 - 12:47pm
Farmington property taxes to go up in 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the Farmington City Council has voted to raise property taxes. In 2017, taxes could go up 4.94 percent or $52.72 annually for the average household. The council has until Dec. 5 to finalize the amount. The decision came at Tuesday night's council meeting,...
September 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
Farmington opts out of state law on "granny pods"
Sorry granny, no backyard pod for you in Farmington. The city has opted out of the new state law, effective Sept. 1, that allows for temporary living quarters to be set up on a caregiver's property. Written into the legislation was an option for cities to opt out if they felt it doesn't...
September 7, 2016 - 8:23am
September 2, 2016
Angie Craig vows to protect Social Security during visits in 2nd District
"How many think you're paying too much for prescription drugs?" Angie Craig, Democratic candidate for Minnesota's 2nd Congressional District...
September 2, 2016 - 1:17pm
Farmingon city administrator earns council's praise and gets a raise
Farmington's City Administrator David McKnight got the City Council's stamp of approval and a raise in his recent performance evaluation. "I'm happy with the job David has been doing," Mayor Todd Larson said. "He brings a lot of great qualities to the city, things like big picture...
September 2, 2016 - 5:30am
September 1, 2016
Eastbound Highway 50 closes in Farmington beginning Sept. 6
Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 50 next week while crews continue to make improvements to Highway 3 in Farmington. Beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, eastbound Highway 50 will be closed at the intersection of Highway 3. The closure is necessary in order to provide...
September 1, 2016 - 5:37am
August 31, 2016
Thrivent's K9 5K to raise funds for future training
Bosco, the Farmington Police Department's lone K-9, is getting on in years, and a local group has begun raising funds for his future replacement....
August 31, 2016 - 12:51pm
Need a buddy? Sit on the Buddy Benches
Buddy Benches are popping up in Farmington elementary schools. Inspired by a boy from Pennsylvania who is credited with bringing the idea to...
August 31, 2016 - 12:46pm
August 17, 2016
Planning commission approves Hy-Vee site plan
The planning commission members looked out at an unusual sight at Tuesday night’s meeting: a full house. Residents turned out to get details...
August 17, 2016 - 1:47pm