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Students stand against violence
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
Students seeking gun-control measures stall Minn. legislative committee
Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
Retired police officer now instructs others nationwide
crime and courts
Farmington eighth-grade orange wins Mounds View Classic
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
Senior Ellie Moser wins the Farmington 2018 Athena Award
Farmington 8A boys' traveling basketball wins A1 state championship
PHOTO: Farmington 8A boys' basketball wins Mounds View tournament
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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Two Fairview Woodbury Physicians Named 2018 Rising Stars
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
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Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Shame on us
Editorial: Fix-It, don't throw it
Viewpoint: State has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Letter: Time for a new approach on gun violence
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February 27, 2014
Letter to the editor: In storm, hard work, innovation on display
To the editor, Mother Nature was no match for the people at two Farmington institutions this week, and what they did deserves public appreciation. First, Dakota Electric. When we lost power around 9 p.m., last week's blizzard made white-out conditions in Empire Township. Our farm...
February 27, 2014 - 1:23pm
Letter to the editor: Farmington memorial work resumes soon
To the editor, We plan to resume construction and installation activities within the Farmington Area Veterans Memorial in May. Items for 2014 installation include the veteran pavers to recognize area veterans. We have sold 216 pavers and have space for an additional 12 spaces for...
February 27, 2014 - 1:21pm
February 6, 2014
Thank you: Many helped family following accident
We wish to express our appreciation to the Farmington businesses in support of Jorden’s Journey. On Aug. 6, 2013, our lives were changed in a very big way. Your personal commitment was incredibly helpful and allowed us to concentrate on Jorden’s recovery. Thank You to Celts and...
February 6, 2014 - 1:01pm
Letter to the editor: Farmington must move beyond small-town thinking
To the editor, For many years, my family and I have lived in Farmington, and I have a question that has bothered me for years. Why doesn’t Farmington build “retail, grocery, entertainment south of Hwy. 50. I know the land is for sale or at least there’s a sign “for sale”...
February 6, 2014 - 1:00pm
November 26, 2013
Letter to the editor: A purple circle surrounded by green
To the editor, Thank you to the Farmington School District attendance boundary committee for hosting the community meetings about boundary changes and listening to everyone’s concerns. I understand the need for making some necessary boundary changes in Farmington, given the...
November 26, 2013 - 2:53pm
November 21, 2013
Letter to the editor: Who is truly thankful for veterans?
To the editor, A letter from a State Representative recently pointed out that we should thank our veterans. The willingness to sacrifice our life for our country is honorable. I find it incredible that elected officials would stint on supplying troops with all the protection possible,...
November 21, 2013 - 3:37pm
November 15, 2013
Letter to the editor: Patriotic Day was appreciated
To the editor, I want to acknowledge everyone that gives of their time to put on the Patriotic Day at the Farmington High School. On Nov. 7 a dinner was served by many, many volunteers to veterans in and around the area. I don’t have the exact number but it must have been well...
November 15, 2013 - 2:27pm
November 7, 2013
Letter to the editor: Opposed to boundary plan
To the editor, I am a 12-year resident of Tamarack Estates neighborhood and I am very saddened by recent proposals made by Farmington Public School Attendance Area Committee. Within three different options, my street and my children will not remain at their current elementary...
November 7, 2013 - 11:51am
June 27, 2013
Letter: Time to slow down tax increases
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June 27, 2013 - 9:17am
June 6, 2013
Letters: Thanks to all who made flags happen
Thank you to the Farmington VFW Post 7662, the merchants of Farmington, any additional contributors and the city of Farmington for the American flags you see lining Elm Street and downtown on Third Street. They were up just in time for Memorial Day with the dedicated help from Ron...
June 6, 2013 - 9:39am
Letters: There are plenty of good daycare stories
To the editor, Today I took my day care kids to the park and stopped at my mailbox on the way home. The Farmington Independent was part of my mail and the front page was all about a daycare provider who ignored a state statute regarding where infants could sleep in a childcare setting....
June 6, 2013 - 9:35am
May 30, 2013
Letters: Thanks to all who gave to poppy drive
The Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 wishes to thank all of the businesses and citizens who donated so generously to the 2013 Poppy Fund for our veterans this past weekend, and for honoring them on Memorial Day. Kim Lomas Farmington Kim Lomas is president of American...
May 30, 2013 - 1:26pm
May 18, 2013
Column: Mary's hot summer reads
With the weather finally heating up, it's time to turn the page from winter to summer, and put together my poolside reading list. A team of local all-star readers here in Farmington inspired me to head out to the library. Earlier this month the Independent reported that Sara Drazkowski's...
May 18, 2013 - 7:43am
May 16, 2013
Letter to the editor: Enjoy fitness activities as a family
To the editor, Do you find that your family spends more time together watching television than being physically active? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of U.S. adults are obese, and obesity now affects 17 percent of all children and...
May 16, 2013 - 1:41pm
Letter to the editor: Thank you for your vote, Rep. Garofalo
To the editor, As the local chair of Democrats in Farmington and Lakeville, and as a strong believer in equal rights and fairness for everybody, I want to commend Rep. Pat Garofalo (R-Farmington) for voting yes to allow same-sex couples to have the same freedom and legal rights to...
May 16, 2013 - 1:39pm