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Downtown block party returns Saturday
City, district will take would-be Farmington candidates to school
Farmington police will target driving basics
Local leaders pitch Farmington as site of special legislative session
Arson investigation leads police to stolen property
crime and courts
Farmington American Legion baseball:Post 189 takes 8-11 mark into playoffs
Farmington VFW baseball: Post 7662 wins sub-district
For football teams, work starts early
VFW baseball: Streaking into sub-sections
Legion baseball: Post 189 wins three at Gopher Classic
Relay for Life is full of stories
Your weekend: Block party, car show is Saturday
True blue (and pink) fundraising in Farmington
Farmington Food Shelf is looking for fresh greens
Farmington man's publishing dream comes true with a little help
arts and entertainment
Mary Ann Scudder, 92
Dorothea M. Pryor, 69
Amy A. Deegan, 91
Clara J. Vetell, 91
Michael I. Elvestad, 60
ADV FOR BIDS City of Farmington
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Kahle
Coachman Oaks Condominiums, vs Lang
Wells Fargo Bank vs Pelton
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Bouma
Editorial: Special session would be exciting
Letter to the editor: Faith Church congregation left out again
Editorial: New park is an exciting addition
Nathan's column: There’s no accounting for taste
Nathan's column: It’s salad days on the Internet
May 27, 2014
Looking back: Cummings was crowned as Dairy Princess in 1964
50 years ago From the May 21, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Dairy princess crowned Dairy Princess Joyce Cummings and her two attendants were picked last Thursday evening at the Kon Tiki Club, Orchard Gardens. They are: Jeanne Fink, 17, Northfield; Princess Joyce Cummings,...
May 27, 2014 - 7:58am
May 23, 2014
A dream delayed, but ultimately found for Farmington man
For a while, Josh Taylor convinced himself he was living his dream. He had moved from Australia to Arizona in 2001 to take a job designing golf courses with his childhood hero, Minnesota native Tom Lehmann. Work was good, and yet, in the back of his mind, there was always this feeling...
life / family
May 23, 2014 - 7:40am
May 22, 2014
Your weekend: Memorial Day events planned for this weekend
Thursday Farmington Wreath making American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Unit 7662 will gather to make poppy wreaths at 6 p.m., on May 22. The poppy wreaths will be placed on placed veterans’ graves for Memorial Day. All members are encouraged to participate....
life / events
May 22, 2014 - 2:03pm
May 20, 2014
Looking back: Girls from Farmington, Rosemount competed for 1964 Dairy Princess title
50 years ago From the May 14, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune 13 contestants for Dairy Princess title Dakota County will have 13 contestants in the County Dairy Princess Contest on Thursday, May 14. The contest will be held at the Kon Tiki Club near Lakeville.... Contestants...
May 20, 2014 - 7:47am
May 15, 2014
Your weekend: World War II weekend at the fairgrounds
Thursday Wild Turkey Federation dinner The Vermillion Longbeards chapter of the National Wild turkey Federation will hold its annual banquet May 15 at Celts Pub in Farmington. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and dinner starts at 7. There will be a live auction, silent auction, games,...
life / events
May 15, 2014 - 7:52am
May 13, 2014
Looking back: A reading room for men was suggested after Farmington went dry in 1914
50 years ago From the May 7, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Farmor store hosts grand opening May 7, 8 The Farmor Store under the management of Harold and Sandra Nelson of Farmington, invites the public to attend their grand opening on Thursday and Friday of this...
May 13, 2014 - 7:51am
May 9, 2014
Organized for Farmington: May news and notes
Farmington Food Shelf Saturday, May 10th marks the 22nd anniversary of one of America’s great days of giving: the National Association of Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food drive. Letter carriers walk through the community every day, often coming face to face with a sad reality...
May 9, 2014 - 7:04am
May 8, 2014
May Day traditions live on at Castle Rock school
May 1 was a gloomy, cool, drippy and overcast day. But to the kids at Prairie Creek Community School in Castle Rock, it was another cheerful May Day. Since the mid-1980s, Prairie Creek Community School has celebrated May Day the old-fashioned way — by Maypole dancing. They start...
news / education
May 8, 2014 - 11:34am
Postal food drive returns Saturday in Farmington
Mail carriers spend most of their time delivering, but as they make their rounds Saturday they hope to do more than a little picking up. Carriers in Farmington and Rosemount will join postal workers nationwide this weekend for the post office’s annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive....
life / events
May 8, 2014 - 11:12am
Fundraiser will help Hampton sisters who share a rare genetic disorder
Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a. While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child,...
May 8, 2014 - 11:02am
May 2, 2014
Dakota City event will explore old-fashioned farming
Although the content isn’t exactly new, Dakota City Heritage Village will be host to a new event this weekend. The Origin of Food — Early Farming in Dakota County is a family event planned to showcase the farming methods that were used from the 1860s through the 1920s. It is...
life / events
May 2, 2014 - 7:39am
May 1, 2014
Document destruction program has proved popular in Farmington
At 10:05 a.m. Saturday, a long line of cars stretched out of the Farmington City Hall parking lot and down Spruce Street. Little by little, cars pulled forward as volunteers helped the drivers unload their sensitive documents. It was part of the annual Paper Shred Fest, co-sponsored...
May 1, 2014 - 2:35pm
Farmington Veterans Memorial work nears the end
It may seem as if the weather is holding up progress on the Farmington Veterans Memorial, but there is plenty of work going on, all the same. With a hope of dedicating the memorial by late July, the veterans memorial committee has been tying up loose ends during the winter and early...
May 1, 2014 - 2:02pm
April 24, 2014
Your weekend: Celebrate Earth and Arbor Day in Farmington
Saturday Earth and Arbor Day Celebration Celebrate Earth and Arbor Day from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 26 at the Rambling River Center, 325 Oak St. There will be a kids dance, naturalist and science activities, art projects and more. The Minnesota Zoomobile will be present...
life / events
April 24, 2014 - 2:30pm
Farmington business drive brings in a bounty of baskets
Great ideas don’t always happen during normal business hours. Just ask Anna Achtenberg, owner of Anna’s Bananas in Farmington. Or ask the kids at Children’s Hospital, for that matter. In just nine days, the four Anna’s Bananas Daycare locations collected nearly 500 Easter...
news / business
April 24, 2014 - 2:22pm