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Boeckman Middle School teacher has his sights set on space
Kittleson announces U.S. House run
Electronic crimes task force earns innovation award
Plans take shape for school construction
'Mighty Ducks' grant will help pay for a new ice resurfacer
crime and courts
Girls cross country, swimming top fall highlights
Swimming: Gehrke all-state for Tigers
Boys basketball: Tigers roll past first two opponents
Girls hockey: Tigers split in opening week
Boys hockey: Tigers pull away despite mistakes
Ground Round offers a community Thanksgiving
Farmington's Walton performed in Macy's parade
Hope Lutheran breaks ground on new home
A reunion with her hero
Meal-packing charity buys former Presbyterian church
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Security State Bank of Kenyon vs Schonning
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Sara Daly, 77
Dean Ostlie, 84
Virgil Dahmes, 96
Dwayne L. "Whitey" Ford, 80
James Markuson, 63
Deanna Weniger: Shoe story
Student column: Take time to give thanks
Editorial: The fabric of the community
Nathan Hansen column: Don't be a holiday loser
Letter: Thanks for supporting Patriotic Day
November 11, 2015
Seventh graders wrap up a successful football season
Farmington’s seventh grade football season came to an end after a second-place finish last weekend at the Westside Football Classic in Des Moines. The tournament team was made up of players from all three Farmington teams. Farmington also placed first at a tournament on MEA weekend...
sports / high school
November 11, 2015 - 6:14am
July 16, 2015
Longtime middle school principal Donald Meyers dies
Donald Meyers had a reputation as a good leader, a supportive boss and the kind of principal who made the teachers and other staff members working...
News / education
July 16, 2015 - 9:25am
April 3, 2014
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...
April 3, 2014 - 2:58pm
February 27, 2014
Farmington students helping students
The chances are good that by Monday, Farmington students will have raised enough money to open a school in Kenya, and they’ll have done it...
News / education
February 27, 2014 - 1:39pm
February 16, 2013
Dodge Middle School releases its second quarter honor roll
The second quarter honor roll has been released by Dodge Middle School.
February 16, 2013 - 7:41am
January 31, 2013
Meeting will teach Farmington parents about drugs, signs of abuse
New trends in teen drug use is the topic for a free parenting seminar scheduled for Monday in Lakeville. The seminar, "Current Trends in Youth Drug Use: What Every Parent Needs to Know" is jointly offered by the community education departments of Farmington and Lakeville. The seminar...
high school / education / News
January 31, 2013 - 10:38am
October 29, 2009
Are you breathing?
It was just another typical Tuesday morning at Dodge Middle School this week. Teachers were teaching, cooks were cooking, kids were learning....
October 29, 2009 - 10:00am
May 14, 2009
Editorial: Parking ban should make things safer
There has been a surprising amount of dissent over the past week about the city of Farmington's decision to ban parking on 208th Street near the Farmington Middle School West fields. In comments on the Independent's web page readers have complained that the move is a violation of...
May 14, 2009 - 3:28pm