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July 13, 2010
Drum corps will practice in Farmington
Boeckman Middle School will be the host site for the Phantom Regiment Drum Corps as they practice for the upcoming Drum Corps International Summer Tour. The Phantom Regiment placed third in a recent competition in Louisville, Ky. Drum Corps International is considered marching...
July 13, 2010 - 10:13am
City-run photo contest is back for another year
The city of Farmington is once again looking for the best photos residents have captured around town. Farmington residents can enter photos of their favorite people, places and activities in the city's 2010 EXPOSE Farmington photo contest. The city of Farmington will feature...
July 13, 2010 - 10:12am
July 12, 2010
Police report: June 25-July 2
June 25 Neighborhood disturbance, 5700 block of 193 St W. Public nuisance, 5700 block of 193 St. W June 26 Possession of drug paraphernalia, 183 Street W and English Avenue Domestic disturbance, 600 block of Pine St. Death investigation, 2800 block of 220 St.
July 12, 2010 - 9:59am
July 11, 2010
Welfare check nets drug charge
The call started with concern for a driver's well-being and ended with a 28-year-old Farmington man facing drug-possession charges. Farmington police found Michael Alan Wilson in his car at the corner of Fourth and Willow streets around 9 a.m. June 27 after receiving a call from...
July 11, 2010 - 10:11am
July 10, 2010
Looking back: Televised council meetings started 10 years ago
10 years ago From the July 13, 2000 edition of the Farmington Independent City government meetings set for TV Money has been received. Employees have been hired. Equipment is in place. Give the stars of the show a few more weeks to get used to the idea of being on camera, and...
July 10, 2010 - 7:04am
July 9, 2010
Farmily business coming to Farmington
For most of the past two decades Tony Weng has helped his cousins run a successful restaurant. Now he and a few family members figure it's time...
July 9, 2010 - 7:01am
July 8, 2010
Pool aims for an older crowd
Farmington's municipal pool has long been a source of summer fun for Farmington kids, but this season the city wants to open up the opportunities...
July 8, 2010 - 10:19am
County targets polluted property
A pair of $200,000 grants should help Dakota County get a handful of polluted properties ready for redevelopment in the next three years. The county will use the Environmental Protection Agency grants to identify and evaluate so-called brownfields, areas where pollution left over...
July 8, 2010 - 10:19am
For Jim Weir, the post office really delivered
The United States Post Office has played an important role in Jim Weir's life. The postal service kept him employed for much of his life, for...
July 8, 2010 - 9:56am
July 6, 2010
Farmington students mostly above state averages on MCA
Farmington students scored better than their peers statewide at most grade levels on this year's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment test, but fell short of state averages at three grade levels. Farmington scores fell short of statewide averages among eighth graders and high school...
July 6, 2010 - 12:26pm
July 5, 2010
Police report: June 18-June 23
June 18 Terroristic threats, 300 block of Elm St. Motor vehicle property damage accident, 212 Street W and Akin Road June 19 Domestic disturbance, 10 block of Elm St. Disorderly conduct, 22600 block of Cedar Ave. June 20 Disturbing the peace, 2000 block of Tamarack Tr. Detox,...
July 5, 2010 - 1:30pm
July 4, 2010
Looking back: Work on air control center began here 50 years ago
10 years ago From the July 6, 2000 edition of the Farmington Independent New superintendent set to take over July 10 Before last week, Greg Ohl's best memory of Farmington dated to 1993. He was in his first year as the superintendent in Holdingford, a city about 20 miles northwest...
July 4, 2010 - 1:26pm
July 2, 2010
City does networking on the cheep
The city of Farmington is expanding its social network, 140 characters at a time. On June 16 the city posted its first message on Twitter, an invitation to Farmington residents to check out the Dew Days celebration. That message largely fell on deaf ears -- as of Monday the city...
July 2, 2010 - 7:46am
Business climate is improving
When your job is business development, a bad economy is not your friend. But for most of the past five years that's been life for Tina Hansmeier,...
July 2, 2010 - 6:48am
July 1, 2010
DNA evidence leads to charges in 2009 theft
Like a scene out of CSI -- minus the flashy computer graphics -- the Farmington police have used a few drops of blood and a DNA database to find the man suspected of breaking into a truck last year. The break-in occurred June 24, 2009. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota...
July 1, 2010 - 1:50pm