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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
Most school construction projects will continue through October
The Rambling River, Part 1: The Vermillion River has supported local communities for over a century
Northern's annual system shutdown test Friday morning
Open houses coming up for area schools
crime and courts
Boys cross country preview: Young and dedicated runners return to lead Tigers
Girls soccer preview: Offense ready to roll
Tiger Stadium will be ready for Farmington football opener next Friday
Girls cross country preview: Tigers after another trip to state meet
Football preview: Tigers bring experience to Fischer’s second year
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Komarnytskyi
City of Farmington Public Hearing - Gossips Bar & Grill 9/6/16
ORDINANCE NO. 325
Financial Freedom Senior Funding Corporation vs Lacore
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Deanna Weniger: Law and order
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Real Estate Showcase
August 15, 2013
The Color Dash 5K comes to Farmington
On August 25, members of the Farmington community and surrounding areas will have a chance to run for a cause in the Color Dash 5K at the Dakota...
August 15, 2013 - 4:54pm
Farmington artist marks 30th year of entering work in Dakota County Fair
Farmington artist Patty Smith really didn't think the drawing she entered in the Dakota County Fair was her best work. Apparently, the judges...
Life/arts and entertainment
August 15, 2013 - 4:49pm
Your weekend: Farmington Business Association will host a Saturday car show
There will be a lot of things to go and see and do around Farmington this weekend. Check out our calendar of events. Friday Magician Matt Dunn A dry-witted comedy magic show with a live rabbit, audience participation, magic and fun for the entire family. The event is from...
August 15, 2013 - 4:26pm
August 1, 2013
Grants pay for improvements at the fairgrounds
Once in a while, a little tender loving care is necessary. Even for century-old buildings.
August 1, 2013 - 1:59pm
July 25, 2013
Your weekend: Relay for Life starts Friday
The MaxaMom run club will fight the mombie apocalypse this weekend. Check it out.
July 25, 2013 - 4:39pm
July 22, 2013
Looking back: A cornerstone ceremony was set at St. John's Lutheran Church in 1938
50 years ago From the July 25, 1963 edition of The Dakota County Tribune Prize winners in Rosemount kiddie parade Prize winners in Rosemount's Kiddie Parade during last Saturday's Crazy day are listed by the American Legion, which conducted the parade, as follows.
July 22, 2013 - 2:43pm
July 1, 2013
Castle Rock park gets a facelift
A little baseball field tucked away along County Road 50 in Castle Rock is getting some new attention this summer. The Castle Rock Country Side...
July 1, 2013 - 2:58pm
June 20, 2013
Looking Back: Stassen endorsed for governor; new ZIP codes introduced this week in history
Farmington voters were asked to support relocation of the school house 100 years ago. Even the women could vote on the school matter.
Life/arts and entertainment
June 20, 2013 - 3:29pm
September 10, 2009
Get lost in the corn this fall
Bachman's Cedar Acres is inviting its customers to get lost. The garden center, located south of Farmington on Cedar Avenue, is making its first attempt at a corn maze this fall. The two-acre maze is finished now but it will not officially open until Sept. 19, the first day of a...
arts and entertainment/Life
September 10, 2009 - 3:25pm
September 3, 2009
Interest in 4-H remains high in Dakota County
When the Dakota County Fair kicked off Aug. 10 there were the expected displays of cattle and sheep from local 4-H members. But there were also a few displays not typically associated with the traditionally agriculture-based organization. There were projects on aerospace. Or global...
September 3, 2009 - 3:18pm
August 13, 2009
Quilting wins run in family
Grandparents are often instrumental in the lives of their grandchildren. They teach values like unconditional love. They watch over their grandchildren, even babysit. And once in a while, they pass along things a little more unique, like a hobby. Such is the bond between Farmington...
August 13, 2009 - 12:54pm
May 21, 2009
Well, blow me down
May 21, 2009 - 4:46pm
May 18, 2009
Share your Farmington photos
The Farmington Independent wants to give residents a chance to share their vision of the city where they live. Every week the Independent publishes a feature called Looking Around featuring photos submitted by Farmington residents. Readers can submit scenic photos, family photos...
May 18, 2009 - 8:53am
April 23, 2009
Anna's Bananas: Opening the doors on a dream
Walking through the front door of Anna's Bananas Daycare & Preschool is a little like walking through into a northern Minnesota lodge. Actually,...
April 23, 2009 - 3:27pm
April 13, 2009
Grants will allow more reading support at elementary schools
Four Farmington elementary schools will offer additional reading support for students next year thanks to grant awards from the Minnesota Reading Corps. The grants will provide full-time literacy tutors during the 2009-10 school year to Meadowview, Akin Road, North Trail and Farmington...
April 13, 2009 - 2:59pm