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Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Lost cow finds owner through social media
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Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Girls swim & dive: Tigers score two big victories
Volleyball: Tigers earn first title at home invite
Cross country: Fenske, Peterson 1-2 at Applejack
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Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
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Pat Rupp: The generation gap
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January 5, 2009
High-speed chase, family style
If a high-speed chase up Pilot Knob Road on New Year's day is any kind of indicator, Farmington police officers will have an exciting year ahead of them. Circumstances surrounding the incident -- which led to the arrest of a 27-year-old Farmington woman -- actually began Dec. 30,...
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 19, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for Dec. 19: Shane Wyandt
Merry Almost Christmas, Farmington. This week's podcast gift to you is a conversation with Farmington High School boys basketball coach Shane Wyandt. The Tiger basketball boys are 2-2 so far this season but they're looking for bigger things down the line. But we'll let the coach...
December 19, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Transportation plan at new high school leaves room for adjustments
Drivers may want to steer clear of 195th Street and Flagstaff Avenue in the morning and early afternoon once the new Farmington High School opens next fall. Drivers will likely get caught up in school traffic at that intersection between 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m., when most of the...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Letter: Intersection planning left something to be desired
To the editor, So after all public meetings, hearings, lawsuits, site plans and who knows what else in preparation of the new high school and only nine months away from its opening someone associated with the new high school project finally figured out that there was going to be...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
December 2, 2008
District fires high school architect, responds to lawsuit
A dispute over unpaid bills has led the Farmington School Board to fire the architect that designed the new Farmington High School building and file a countersuit in response to a breach of contract complaint the architect filed last week in district court. DLR Group, which designed...
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
November 28, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for Nov. 28: Happy Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is this week, so for this week's podcast Independent sports writer Matthew Steichen stopped by a Farmington High School wrestling team practice to see what coach Jon Lund and his wrestlers are thankful for. Turns out it's everything from family and friends to the ocean...
November 28, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Building name will honor longtime superintendent
Robert Boeckman helped build the school currently known as Farmington High School. Next year it will be named in his honor. District 192 School Board members named one of the district's two middle schools after Boeckman Monday night. But Robert Boeckman Middle School was the only...
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
November 17, 2008
Big decisions coming for school district
If this week's Monday night workshop was all about talk, next week's regular board meeting seems likely to bring some big decisions for the Farmington School District. Board members heard final recommendations Monday for new elementary and middle school boundaries, asked some final...
November 17, 2008 - 12:00am
November 13, 2008
Many questions, few answers at intersections
Farmington's newly elected city and school officials learned quickly Monday that making decisions on the community's future is easier said than done -- especially since at least one decision they will have to make will affect hundreds of teenage drivers and could potentially cost...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
Athletic participation remains high at FHS
Participation in Farmington High School's fall sports programs stayed virtually the same as last year's, according to a recent release from the school's athletic department. The total number of student-athletes reached an all-time high of 877 this fall, a number that includes 27...
November 13, 2008 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Farmington High School marching band indoor concert
The Farmington High School marching band held the final indoor concert at the current high school building. The event, a tradition paired with a fundraising brunch, will move with the rest of the students to the new high school next year.
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Bids: Farmington High School Synthetic Turf Field
SECTION 00110 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FARMINGTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NEW HIGH SCHOOL SYNTHETIC TURF FIELD FARMINGTON, MINNESOTA The Farmington Independent School District will receive bids for the New High School Synthetic Turf Field project. Bids will be received by...
October 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 23, 2008
District considering later start for FHS
Students at Farmington High School might get to set their alarm clocks a little later next fall. FHS teachers and administrators have been talking for a year and a half about changing the school's daily schedule. But there could be more change in store than just swapping semesters...
October 23, 2008 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Farmington High School homecoming video
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 2, 2008
FHS may be zeroing in on new schedule
Ben Kusch is narrowing in on a decision about what Farmington High School students' days will look like starting next fall. Kusch, who took over as FHS principal in July, jumped into the middle of a teacher-led process to figure out whether the current seven-period, two semester...
October 2, 2008 - 12:00am