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Ground Round closes, Burgers and Bottles may fill void
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Most school construction projects will continue through October
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Girls soccer: Tigers triumph in return to Boeckman
Volleyball: Healthy and cohesive
Girls swim & dive: Work pays off for Tigers
Cross country: Tigers take off in Duluth
Boys soccer: Two outta three ain't bad
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Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
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Dakota City pizza night is Friday
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Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
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Kim Ukura: Jumping into a new community
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January 6, 2011
Schools can help with New Year's resolutions
These are the days when people start thinking about New Year's resolutions. One of the most common one is to lose a few pounds and live a healthier lifestyle. Now Farmington Community Education is offering a new program to help folks do just that. Called Tiger Health Hub, the program...
January 6, 2011 - 4:05pm
October 29, 2010
Pulse strengthens for CPR program
The idea of saving lives is catching on around Farmington. The Farmington Heart Restart program has been up and running for about six months, and it seems to be growing more popular every week. At least, that's what organizer Glen Anderson thinks. In six months, the program has...
October 29, 2010 - 10:25am
September 3, 2010
Sweet Serenity Massage: Right where she belongs
The way Shelly Connors sees it, she was born to be a massage therapist. It just took a while before she got around to doing it professionally. Connors...
September 3, 2010 - 3:18pm
October 23, 2009
Sick Minnesotans swamp FluLine
October 23, 2009 - 7:57am
October 15, 2009
Warrior to Citizen: Training for the transition
Being injured is never fun for anyone. But imagine being injured while in combat. Imagine that injury being permanent. And imagine, for a minute, how others would react. Pity? Empathy? Your friends want to reach out to help, but don't know how. Your spouse sits by your side, your...
October 15, 2009 - 10:00am
October 8, 2009
2 schools reach flu-symptom threshold
School District 192 is required to notify the Minnesota Department of Health when a school has at least 5 percent of the student population absent due to influenza-like illness or if there are three or more students in a single classroom absent due to influenza-like illness. This...
October 8, 2009 - 2:32pm
October 1, 2009
She's working to spread the word
Peggy Davies knows a thing or two about breast cancer. Several of her cousins have died of the disease, and another cousin had a mastectomy two weeks ago. Davies has had even closer brushes with cancer, too. Last year she had a lump in her own breast. A biopsy found no evidence of...
October 1, 2009 - 3:13pm
September 25, 2009
Tonders aid mental health center in memory of son
Most teenagers occasionally go toe-to-toe with their parents, but Aaron Tonder was different. "When he would come home, we wouldn't know if...
September 25, 2009 - 7:12am
August 27, 2009
District is preparing for potential pandemic
As a school nurse, Gail Setterstrom is always reminding kids to wash their hands or to cover their mouths when they cough. These days, the Farmington School District's head nurse has even more reason to push good hygeine. With some health officials worried about a flu pandemic this...
August 27, 2009 - 2:32pm
Health officials: Everyone needs to be ready for flu
ST. PAUL - So far, Minnesota pandemic flu cases have centered on the Twin Cities, they typically have affected younger people and most cases...
August 27, 2009 - 7:56am
August 20, 2009
Local team will walk this weekend
Five Farmington women who call themselves the Farmington Fun Bags are planning to walk in the Susan G. Komen 3-day breast cancer walk, August 21-23. Jen Venz, Nicole Roush, Kim Donohue, Cheri Rezac and Kris Lund will start their journey with an opening ceremony at Southdale Shopping...
August 20, 2009 - 1:32pm
Late summer is the time to watch for mosquitoes
It might seem like the end of the summer means the end of the mosquito season, but Minnesota Mosquito Control District employees caution against putting that bug spray away just yet. This summer hasn't been bad, as far as mosquitoes go. Though most yards could have used a little...
August 20, 2009 - 1:27pm
July 23, 2009
Ramble and Amble: Walking for Grandpa
Tears still come easily for Kim Cummings and Marilyn Ciancanelle, especially when they think just a little too long about their father and husband, Michael Ciancanelle, who died in late February. Known to many around the community as simply, "Grandpa," Michael Ciancanelle was an...
July 23, 2009 - 1:03pm
June 12, 2009
State Health Department offers advice for preventing influenza
As the spread of the H1N1 novel influenza virus continues, the Minnesota Department of Health issued a list of recommendations Thursday to help reduce the likelihood of getting sick with flu: Cover your nose and mouth with your sleeve when you cough or sneeze. Clean your hands...
June 12, 2009 - 7:59am
April 28, 2009
Health-care spending plans take shape
ST. PAUL - Hospitals take a funding hit while most nursing homes are protected. Low-income Minnesotans keep their government-subsidized health...
April 28, 2009 - 7:23am