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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
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
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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
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
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
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
May 29, 2013
Farmington remembers on Memorial Day
Farmington held its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27. The main event took place at Corinthian Cemetery. There were smaller ceremonies at area cemeteries. Check out our gallery for photos from the event.
May 29, 2013 - 1:01pm
May 28, 2013
Looking back: Farmington High School graduated 46 back in '38
50 years ago From the May 23, 1963 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Newcomers victorious in some school districts Contests in most of the area school elections brought out a heavier number of voters than normal Tuesday. In more than half of the districts covered, one newcomer...
May 28, 2013 - 7:27am
May 27, 2013
Farmington police report: May 10-16
May 10 Aggravated assault with a gun, 5400 block of 183rd St. W. Juvenile, runaway, address not available May 11 Property damage, business, 900 block of 3rd St. May 13 Juvenile, child protection, address not available Fraud, illegal use of credit card, 90 block of Locust...
crime and courts / news
May 27, 2013 - 7:40am
River realignment planned at Spring Lake Park
There have been a number of barge groundings, with the subsequent dredging, in the Mississippi River at Spring Lake Park. The U.S. Corps of Engineering is proposing to cut a new channel realignment of the river near the area to reduce the long-term costs of dredging the existing channel....
May 27, 2013 - 7:12am
May 26, 2013
Hairhouse Studio owners have come to enjoy running their own business
Liz Parenteau wasn't sure she wanted to be a business owner, but the role seems to suit her. For a little more than a year now, Parenteau and...
business / news
May 26, 2013 - 7:30am
May 25, 2013
Good news in city of Farmington's annual financial audit
After a few years of struggling, Farmington's city finances seem to be on the road to recovery, according to the 2012 audit. Findings of the audit were presented at Monday's Farmington City Council meeting by finance director Robin Hanson and Jason Miller, representative of the auditing...
May 25, 2013 - 7:45am
May 24, 2013
Farmington Marine met President Obama at an event paying tribute to fallen officers
Farmington High School graduate Ashton DeFusco had a close encounter with President Barack Obama at a recent event in Washington, D.C. DeFusco, who was a member of the Tiger swim team starting in middle school, got a handshake from the President at an event held in honor of officers...
May 24, 2013 - 11:38am
Farmington Veterans Memorial is behind schedule
Mother Nature can be blamed for setting back one more thing around Farmington this spring. Thanks to her, the new Farmington Veterans Memorial will not be dedicated on Memorial Day, as it was originally planned. With snow on the ground only three weeks ago, and the rainy days of...
May 24, 2013 - 11:31am
May 23, 2013
City of Farmington will pay $22,000 to study employee compensation
The city of Farmington will pay a consulting firm $22,000 to conduct a wage study to make sure city employees are being adequately compensated for their work. On Monday, the Farmington City Council approved a consulting agreement with Fox Lawson & Associates. The firm will take a...
May 23, 2013 - 7:01am
May 22, 2013
Memorial Day events set around Farmington
Farmington and surrounding townships will be able to pay tribute to the area's deceased veterans, as plans are well under way for the 2013 Memorial...
May 22, 2013 - 3:59pm
May 21, 2013
Farmington daycare provider charged in 2012 death of infant
A 45-year-old Farmington woman has been charged with manslaughter after a 3-month-old child in her care died last summer. Rebecca Lynn Graupmann has been charged with two counts of manslaughter in the second degree and one count of endangerment of a child, one count of neglect of...
crime and courts / news
May 21, 2013 - 5:36pm
Looking back: MaryAnne Smith was crowned as Dakota County dairy princess in 1963
50 years ago From the May 16, 1963 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Local girl is dairy princess Dakota County's new Dairy Princess is MaryAnne Smith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Smith of Farmington. She was one of the 11 lovely contestants in the Dairy Princess contest...
May 21, 2013 - 7:45am
May 20, 2013
Farmington police report: May 3-9
May 3 Personal injury accident, 180th Street West and Pilot Knob Road Suspicious circumstances, 4100 block of 208th St. W. Juvenile, child protection, address not available Liquor, consumption by persons under 21, 19200 block of English Ave. May 4 Traffic, driving after suspension,...
crime and courts / news
May 20, 2013 - 7:33am
May 19, 2013
Farmington now has a disposal site in the police lobby
Over-the-counter medications and prescriptions can pollute our waters and be harmful to humans, fish, and other wildlife when disposed of improperly- please do not flush medications down the toilet or place in the trash. The Dakota County Sheriff, Attorney, and Environmental Management...
May 19, 2013 - 7:17am
For emergencies of all sizes, 911 is the number to call
The Farmington and Rosemount police and fire departments along with the Dakota County Sheriff's Office have joined "911 for All," a new countywide campaign aimed at making it simpler for citizens to contact their public safety agencies in both emergency and non-emergency situations....
May 19, 2013 - 7:16am