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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
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Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
August 20, 2009
CEEF asks city council, town boards for help
Asking for help isn't often easy, but the Castle Rock-Empire-Eureka-Farmington Areawide Enhancement Group -- more commonly known as CEEF -- has done just that. What they are asking for hasn't quite been spelled out just yet. For sure, though, they are asking for help to rescue the...
August 20, 2009 - 1:29pm
June 25, 2009
Oberstar transportation bill moves ahead
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar refuses to give in to a popular president's pressure to delay a new federal transportation funding plan. "We intend to move this bill forward, this administration not withstanding," a determined Oberstar said Wednesday as congressional committee...
June 25, 2009 - 7:21am
May 26, 2009
Arts looks forward to more money
ST. PAUL - State and local arts initiatives will soon get a big funding boost. Art, history and cultural initiatives expect to receive $93 million over the next two years as a result of a constitutional amendment passed last November that increased the statewide sales tax for outdoors...
May 26, 2009 - 7:22am
May 14, 2009
Lawmakers OK steady school, lower college funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers propose to keep public school funding stable for the next two years and give public colleges and universities...
May 14, 2009 - 7:27am
April 29, 2009
Nursing homes fight proposed cuts
ST. PAUL - Mitch Jasper worries about the fate of his small town and others like it, should state lawmakers cut spending to nursing homes and other care facilities. Nursing homes often are the largest employer in a small town, said Jasper, mayor of Jackson in southwestern Minnes...
April 29, 2009 - 7:25am
February 4, 2009
Senator wants more bus money
ST. PAUL - Sen. Joe Gimse announced a plan to take $95 million from Twin Cities transit funds, and another $5 million from rural funds, to increase spending on school bus programs statewide. It is a plan that Democrats in control of the Minnesota Legislature say they will not consider....
February 4, 2009 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Despite gasoline tax hike, transportation needs money
A major infusion of $6.4 billion into Minnesota's transportation system amounts to only a third of what's actually needed, say transportation...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
May 5, 2008
Outdoors issues may hinge on funding deal
May 5, 2008 - 12:00am
March 14, 2008
Transportation attention turns to policy issues
ST. PAUL -- Motorists would be prohibited from sending text messages while driving and Minnesota's school bus laws may be strengthened as lawmakers look for ways to make traveling the state's roads safer. Now that legislators put a $6.6 billion transportation spending plan into law,...
March 14, 2008 - 12:00am
February 21, 2008
Lawmakers wheel, deal on road plan
ST. PAUL - The road to more transportation funding may be southwest Minnesota's Highway 60. A small provision tucked into a big highway and transit funding package would benefit that rural stretch of highway - and it could sway at least one vote when the Minnesota House and Senate...
February 21, 2008 - 12:00am