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Your weekend: Farmington Community Expo is Saturday
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April 6, 2014
Farmington Community Expo earns award
Farmington Community Education was recently presented with a Minnesota Community Education Association2013 Outstanding Project award for the popular Farmington Community Expo event that is held each January in Farmington. Erin Mayberry, MCEA Region 5 representative on the MCEA Board...
April 6, 2014 - 7:20am
April 5, 2014
Dakota County libraries will hold poetry contest
Poets of all ages are invited to get creative and submit their original poems into Dakota County Library’s annual poetry contest in April. Participants can enter one poem or rap of no more than two pages. No offensive or derogatory language is permitted. Poems will be judged...
life / arts and entertainment
April 5, 2014 - 7:04am
April 3, 2014
Your weekend: Farmington Boy Scouts will hold annual food drive Saturday
Saturday Food drive Boy Scouts in Farmington will hold their annual food drive Saturday, April 5. Boy and Girl Scouts will visit Farmington neighborhoods and knock on doors to collect donations for the Farmington Food Shelf. This is the 22nd year for the Scouts’ food drive. Volunteer...
life / events
April 3, 2014 - 3:38pm
Mandsager is new pastor at Highview Christiania
Highview Christiania Lutheran Church has changed quite a bit in its 154 years. And now the parish is embarking on yet another new set of changes. But change is good, especially for Highview Christiania’s congregation. After more than a year of searching, Rev. Michael Mandsager...
life / religion
April 3, 2014 - 3:19pm
A very special celebration for Empire teen
There was something incongruous about the music blasting from the Farmington’s Rambling River Center on a recent Saturday afternoon. The seniors who usually occupy the building probably don’t play Taylor Swift quite so loud, and it seems safe to assume that Saturday was the first...
April 3, 2014 - 2:58pm
Farmington library is looking for some good friends
Friends do a lot for one another. They help make tough decisions. They give support. They even help out with a few dollars, now and then. It’s little wonder, then, that branch manager Barbara Svoboda would like to see a Friends of the Library group re-establish itself at the Dakota...
April 3, 2014 - 2:54pm
April 1, 2014
Dakota County Improvement Club was a Farmington affair 100 years ago
50 years ago From the March 26, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Trinity pastor in “farewell” Pastor Robert Rediehs of Trinity Lutheran Church, Farmington, will deliver his farewell sermon Easter Sunday. The Reverend Rediehs has asked to be relieved of his duties...
April 1, 2014 - 7:20am
March 29, 2014
City of Farmington seeks volunteers for spring cleaning
It turns out, you can get an awful lot done in two hours. Especially if you have 500 people helping you out. That’s what Farmington natural resource specialist Jen Dullum found out during last year’s annual Pond and Park Cleanup Day, when more than 500 residents collected nearly...
life / events
March 29, 2014 - 7:11am
March 27, 2014
Your weekend: St. Michael's will host fish fry, waffle breakfast this weekend
Friday Arts and crafts group Anyone interested in the arts and craftwork in Farmington is invited to help develop ideas for a networking group to promote shows, sales and sharing at 2 p.m. March 28 in the Empire Room at Rambling River Center. Rambling River Center is located at...
life / events
March 27, 2014 - 11:48am
March 25, 2014
Looking back: Farmington’s status as ‘wet’ or ‘dry’ was up to debate 100 years ago this week
50 years ago From the March 19, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Bob Simonsen, Ron Ersfeld in new business Robert (Bob) Simonsen and Ronald Ersfeld, Farmington, former employees of the H.C. Simonsen Plumbing and Heating company, have entered their own business effective...
March 25, 2014 - 7:25am
March 20, 2014
Your weekend: Bekka's Bright Night is Saturday
Thursday Identity theft workshop There will be a free identity theft workshop at 7 p.m. March 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 600 Walnut St. The workshop is sponsored by Thrivent Financial. Workbooks will be provided so registration is required. Sign up before March 18 by calling...
life / events
March 20, 2014 - 1:39pm
Peterson family seeks a new kind of normal
Meagan Peterson came home from college Nov. 24 and asked her sister, Bekka, to come home early, too. “Let’s hang out,” Meagan said. But Bekka stayed in St. Paul to go out with friends from the University of St. Thomas. And that night changed her life. A 2010 Farmington High...
life / events
March 20, 2014 - 12:57pm
March 18, 2014
Looking back: ‘Farmington again on fire’ was the headline this week 100 years ago
50 years ago From the March 12, 1964 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Township election contests resolved in active voting Township election voting showed some new vitality with contest for posts in many areas.... Empire Edwin Stumpf with 106 defeated Roldon Kingman with...
March 18, 2014 - 7:03am
March 15, 2014
DARTS service expands for Farmington
Farmington senior citizens who cannot drive have a new option for getting around to neighboring communities, thanks to a new program offered through DARTS transportation. The city of Farmington has had a partnership with DARTS since 2011. The original program, called the Gap Ridership...
news / government
March 15, 2014 - 7:59am
March 14, 2014
Organized for Farmington: March news and notes
Organized for Farmington is a monthly update from Farmington area organizations and clubs. Trinity Care Center On Saturday, April 5, at 1:30 p.m., Trinity Campus will hold its Volunteer Social. All are welcome. Come enjoy food, entertainment and a good time. Trinity Care Center’s...
life / events
March 14, 2014 - 7:07am