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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
MPCA seeks water-quality monitors
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Marjorie Bester, 84
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Nathan Hansen column: The end is near. Get comfy
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
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June 24, 2010
Return downtown was a hit for Dew Days
The weather was perfect, the crowds were large and by the time the final ride had been ridden Sunday afternoon the message seemed to be pretty...
June 24, 2010 - 9:50am
Dew Days music, delivered with a little 'Butterlove'
For years, Harbee Tharaldson was the guy who emceed the Mountain Dew Days grand parade. It was his contribution to the annual city celebration....
arts and entertainment / news
June 24, 2010 - 9:49am
June 22, 2010
Looking back: Village was 'athrill' when rail execs came to town in 1895
10 years ago From the June 15, 2000 edition of the Farmington Independent ISD 192 board set to interview new candidates District 192 School Board members know when they will meet the next three finalists for the district's soon-to-be vacant superintendent position.They're just...
June 22, 2010 - 6:57am
June 21, 2010
Dew Days races back downtown
Farmington's annual Dew Days celebration returned downtown last weekend and seemed to draw good crowds and get positive reviews from the people...
June 21, 2010 - 12:29pm
Police report: June 4-June 10
June 4 Liquor, procure for minor, 18300 block of Pilot Knob Rd. June 5 Liquor, underage consumption of alcohol, 18-21 years of age, Esquire Way and Essence Trail. Driver's license violation, 18500 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Inebriated individual, 10 block of Eighth St. June 6 Criminal...
crime and courts / news
June 21, 2010 - 7:00am
June 20, 2010
Police report: June 12-June 17
June 12 DUI, second degree, refusal to submit to test, 235th Street West and Denmark Avenue DUI, fourth degree, 170th Street West and Pilot Knob Road Animal at large, 200 block of Walnut St. Property damage motor vehicle accident, 10 block of Eighth St. June 13 Animal complaint,...
crime and courts / news
June 20, 2010 - 8:00am
June 19, 2010
Amateur scientists, hobbyists and people just looking for an excuse to hike in the woods got a chance to work side by side with research scientists...
news / outdoors
June 19, 2010 - 4:50pm
UPDATE: Medallion has been found
This is it, folks. The final clue. Do you know where to find the Dew Days medallion? If you want to review, click to the full story for all clues released to this point. Share your thoughts in the comments. 7. When you reach the destination, sit and take a rest. But think Australia....
June 19, 2010 - 9:00am
Budget is a work in progress
While some of Farmington's city staff are busy getting ready for this weekend's Dew Days celebrations, others have tasks that aren't as much fun to think about. Like, for instance, paring down requests and working up a budget that Farmington City Council members will approve. City...
June 19, 2010 - 7:48am
June 18, 2010
UPDATE: Medallion has been found
UPDATE: The Medallion Has Been Found. Further Updates to Follow. We're near the end now. Just one clue left after this for Farmington's treasure hunters. Clues will be posted here at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day. Click to the full story for all clues released to this point. Share your...
June 18, 2010 - 5:00pm
Medallion hunt clue No. 5
5. Life the gift of earth. It is near but not here. 4. It comes through on average 12 times a day, they say, but stay away. 3. Rain nor sleet nor even snow, whatever the elements the process is still a go. 2. There are three, but the south one is closest to the key. 1. Mostly...
June 18, 2010 - 9:00am
Lind recommended as interim head of dispatch center
The Dakota Communications Center executive committee has recommended Diane Lind be named the interim executive director for the center. The board of directors will vote June 17 on whether to approve the recommendation. A few delays have pushed back the decision on a new executive...
June 18, 2010 - 6:47am
June 17, 2010
Medallion hunt clue No. 4
Here's the second clue for Dew Days' annual treasure hunt. Clues will be posted here at 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. each day. Click to the full story for all clues released to this point. Share your thoughts in the comments. 4. It comes through on average 12 times a day, they say, but stay...
June 17, 2010 - 5:00pm
Flavors of Farmington postponed
Threats of stormy weather have forced Dew Days organizers to postpone the Flavors of Farmington event scheduled to take place from 6 to 9 p.m. June 17. Dew Days chairman Brian Lindquist said the event will be rescheduled, but he did not know Thursday afternoon when it would be held....
June 17, 2010 - 3:04pm
Keri Pietsch is 2010 Miss Farmington
The contestants showed off their dance moves, their fashion sense, their talents and their thoughts on the world around them and when they were...
June 17, 2010 - 12:09pm