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Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota should have say in farm bill
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
crime and courts
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Experts offer Farmington tips to lure economic development
Illuminations opens storefront in downtown Farmington
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September 21, 2017
Council adopts 2018 preliminary levy
The Farmington City Council adopted a 2018 preliminary city budget and tax levy that projects a nearly 5 percent over the city's 2017 levy. Farmington...
September 21, 2017 - 8:45am
September 18, 2017
Farmington study estimates $10 million in building maintenance
The Farmington City Council and staff are exploring how to fund long-term deferred maintenance on city-owned buildings that total nearly $10 million. A 2017 Facility Analysis Report summarizing a building study was presented to the council recently by John McNamara of Wold Architects....
September 18, 2017 - 6:12pm
September 7, 2017
Farmington reduces license requirements
The Farmington City Council voted last month to eliminate licensing requirements from the city's code. Adam Kienberger, city community development...
September 7, 2017 - 8:45am
September 5, 2017
Regetta Fields development approved in Farmington
Regetta Fields will be a new housing development on farmland off Flagstaff Avenue near Farmington High School. The Farmington City Council approved...
September 5, 2017 - 8:45am
September 2, 2017
Rural-themed development advances
A neighborhood designed with a rural aesthetic appeal will soon crop up in Farmington. The new development will be marketed as a place to build...
September 2, 2017 - 9:00am
September 1, 2017
No-splash zone: Farmington city pool will not re-open next summer
Farmington's outdoor city pool is closed for the season and will not reopen next summer. The city pool opened in 1971 and completed its 47th...
September 1, 2017 - 8:45am
August 28, 2017
Farmington city administrator earns high marks in review
After reorganizing some city departments and hiring the city's first full-time, professional fire chief, council members believe Farmington City...
August 28, 2017 - 8:27am
August 17, 2017
Red Bulls get deployment notice
More than 500 National Guard soldiers will start training for a yearlong deployment to southwest Asia starting fall 2018 following a preliminary announcement Monday, Aug. 14. Among the soldiers are 14 from Rosemount, 12 from Farmington, nine from Woodbury and two from Red Wing. Lt....
August 17, 2017 - 9:59am
July 19, 2017
Legislative update: Garofalo talks business tax relief
Minnesota House Rep. Pat Garofalo, R-Farmington, provided local officials on Monday, July 18, with an update on how legislative changes will...
July 19, 2017 - 9:07am
July 12, 2017
Need a license? Get it now
All Dakota County licensing offices will offer limited services July 20-24. Official licensing centers in Burnsville, Lakeville and Rosemount...
July 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
July 8, 2017
EDA works on strategic development plan
The Farmington Economic Development Authority on June 27 heard an update on the downtown plaza concept, a short-term strategic economic development...
July 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 7, 2017
Advance Auto Parts seeks EDA facade grant
Advance Auto Parts applied for a Downtown Facade Improvement Grant from Farmington Economic Development Authority. Building owner Gary Van Erp applied for the grant EDA grant June 8 to update the exterior facade of his storefront business built in 1999 that is open on Oak Street next...
July 7, 2017 - 2:00pm
July 6, 2017
City takes proactive approach on EAB
An invasive, wood boring green beetle may be tunneling under ash tree bark now in Farmington that could lead to Emerald Ash Borer tree disease....
July 6, 2017 - 10:32am
June 10, 2017
City adopts tighter predatory offender residency limits
Farmington City Council members on June 5 approved a predatory offender ordinance that restricts Level 3 offenders from living in close proximity to schools, churches, day cares and parks. The new city ordinance will apply to Level 3 offenders and those whose victims are under the...
June 10, 2017 - 8:00am
June 7, 2017
City adopts code enforcement recovery fee
Due to a rising number of complaint calls about Farmington property owners violating city code in regards to property upkeep, the Farmington...
June 7, 2017 - 1:56pm