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County's electronic-crimes unit is coming on strong
Police report for Aug. 14-20
Rep. Garofalo recognized by utility group
Seventh-grade enrollment closed at DMS
School start times won't change after all
crime and courts
Week 2: Tiger spread shreds Eastview, 56-27
FHS grad Davis named assistant coach at Blinn College
Football: Methodical Mustangs pull away from Tigers
Tennis team splits first two matches
Hart, Peterson lead cross country time trial
Eagle Scout brings a new game to Gateway Academy
Your weekend: Reunion, gymnastics and hog roast are on the schedule
Dakota County Fair Photos
Pet of the Week: She’s a Cutie
Neighbors gather on National Night Out
arts and entertainment
MUNICPAL CONSENT city of farmington
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Peterson
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Oberg
ABN AMRO Mortgage Group vs Krecklau
Shirley A. Tix, 71
Geraldine A. Nerud, 87
Rienhold 'Butch' Sieg, 82
Edna E. Hayden, 95
Nathan Hansen column: Getting smart about time
Editorial: A plan for downtown is good, but results are better
Deanna Weniger column: Anatomy of a snowbird
Editorial: Results will be worth construction pain
Guest opinion: Kline says VA hospitals must do better
March 27, 2009
Garofalo wants to cut integration aid
Minnesota Rep. Pat Garofalo, who represents Farmington, has proposed eliminating state funding meant to promote school desegregation. Garofalo...
March 27, 2009 - 10:15am
March 24, 2009
House committee will meet in Farmington
Pat Garofalo is bringing the capitol to the cornfields. On March 31 Farmington's state representative and the rest of the K-12 Education Finance Division Committee will hold a meeting at Farmington High School's little theater. The legislative field trip is something committees do...
March 24, 2009 - 11:50am
November 5, 2008
Voters send Garofalo back to Minnesota House
Early on, the lead bounced back and forth between incumbent Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) and Bev Topp (D-Farmington) for the Minnesota State House 36B seat. But in the end, Garofalo reclaimed his seat with a count of 13,445 votes to Topp's 10,370. Though early results Tuesday kept...
November 5, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Letter: Garofalo exposes waste of tax money
To the editor, I'd like to thank our State Representative Pat Garofalo for exposing the biggest waste of taxpayer dollars I've ever heard of. In Minnesota, those who receive welfare get their money on an electronic card called an EBT card. Turns out some welfare recipients have...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Letter: Garofalo made the right decisions
To the editor, I want to thank Rep. Pat Garofalo for voting against the unsustainable tax bill passed by the legislature recently. While the bill certainly offered some enticing benefits, the truth is there is no way to pay for such items. The bill ignores the almost $1 billion deficit...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Letter: Garofalo voted against property tax relief
To the editor, Rep. Pat Garofalo is being very quiet about his vote against giving property tax relief to the people of his district. The Omnibus Tax Bill was passed before the session ended on Sunday and our representative voted: 1. Against direct property tax relief through the...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Letter: Time for a change at House of Representatives
To the editor, I want to thank the Minnesota State Legislature for their hard work during recently concluded 2008 legislative session. Since taking the majority in the House and Senate, DFLers have accomplished what hasn't been seen recently in Minnesota -- finishing two consecutive...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 16, 2008
Letter: Climate change is not 'false religion'
To the editor, The following paragraph is in the April 25 issue of Session Weekly, a publication of the Minnesota House of Representatives. It is an article about proposed cap-and-trade legislation aimed at reducing greenhouse gases. "Folks, just because you saw Al Gore's movie...
May 16, 2008 - 12:00am