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Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
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Getting ready for school moves a major project
Think for a second about the last time you moved.
February 23, 2009 - 4:18pm
January 8, 2009
Larson gets comfortable in mayor's chair
Todd Larson had a couple of months to get used to the idea of becoming Farmington's new mayor, but he admits to being a little nervous before Monday's city council meeting. Larson spent the hours before taking his oath of office in an ice arena in Lakeville, at his daughter's hockey...
January 8, 2009 - 12:00am
December 24, 2008
New architects in place for school jobs
The Farmington School District once again has architects at work on its construction projects. At a special meeting Monday school board members approved agreements with Eagan-based Wolfgram Knutson architects and St.
December 24, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Transportation plan at new high school leaves room for adjustments
Drivers may want to steer clear of 195th Street and Flagstaff Avenue in the morning and early afternoon once the new Farmington High School opens next fall. Drivers will likely get caught up in school traffic at that intersection between 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m., when most of the...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 11, 2008
Letter: Intersection planning left something to be desired
To the editor, So after all public meetings, hearings, lawsuits, site plans and who knows what else in preparation of the new high school and only nine months away from its opening someone associated with the new high school project finally figured out that there was going to be...
December 11, 2008 - 12:00am
November 27, 2008
Board OKs new FHS schedule
Todd Karich expects Farmington High School's new schedule to create challenges when it's implemented next fall. But he also sees a lot of opportunities. The Farmington School Board approved the change to a five-period day and a three trimester year at its business meeting Monday....
November 27, 2008 - 12:00am
October 16, 2008
Food shelf could get new home, too
Imelda Becker doesn't much care where the Farmington Food Shelf is moved to. She just knows it needs to be moved. Becker has run the Farmington Food Shelf since 1992. Located in the Faith United Methodist Church, it is a community resource that serves about 60 families -- about 200...
October 16, 2008 - 12:00am
October 9, 2008
Government center will get a new roof
The rubber membrane roof of the administration center at the Dakota County Government Center in Hastings is going to be replaced. At its regular meeting this week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners awarded the bid for the project to Commercial Roofing Inc. Its base bid was...
October 9, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Editorial: New city hall is a good addition to downtown
On Monday the city of Farmington will open the doors of its brand new city hall, a 42,000-square-foot structure at the corner of Third and Spruce streets in the city's downtown business district. We don't think the building's perfect, but there's a lot there to like. Perhaps the...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
Get ready for new water meters
Residents who pay water utility bills to the city of Farmington should keep their eyes open for a letter from the city in the next few months. If they do not respond to the letter, it could cost them as much as $150 a month. The letter in question will come from the city of Farmington...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Post 7662 takes two from NP, Prior Lake
The VFW Post 7662 baseball team got the momentum boost it was looking for last week, earning a pair of come-from-behind victories over New Prague and Prior Lake. Sitting at 4-12 and having lost six of its last seven games after last Tuesday's 9-4 home loss to St. Louis Park, Post...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
District will seek community input on names of new schools
Farmington Middle School South? Overflow Elementary School? The Farmington School District is going to need a lot of new school names a little more than a year from now and the district is turning to residents to help give their new and converted buildings some new identities. On...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Tigers 2nd in Missota
New Prague and Farmington once again pulled away from the pack at last Thursday's Missota Conference track and field championships. Each of the conference's eight teams won at least one of the meet's 18 events, but the Trojans claimed five event championships in piling up 188 team...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Spring fling: New Hope Christian Fellowship hosts spring celebration
A couple of months ago Mike Barnett started to notice his parishioners getting a little antsy. They were tired of snow. Tired of cold. They wanted to get out in the sunshine. That's when Barnett, senior pastor at New Heights Christian Fellowship, decided to throw a party. The fruits...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
Video: Work is progressing at new Farmington High School
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am