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FHS robotics team turns in a top finish
New policy would do away with memorials at schools
Gateway Academy will grow next year
School district looks at new iPad lease
Last Hope gets no hope from city for parking signs
crime and courts
Track: Tigers make rain-delayed outdoor debut
Softball: Irish slide past Tigers
Baseball: Walks costly against Sabers
Farmington wrestlers go to national dual meet
Girls golf: Tigers play through the snow
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
It's OK to dress down for education foundation's gala
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Bouma
Household Industrial Finance Company vs Peterson
Homeservices Lending, vs Caufield
Townhouse Villages at River Woods Homes Association
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs adams
Felix R. Kropelnicki, 85
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Rose Marie Ervasti, 87
Bruce T. Conner, 64
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?
Nathan Hansen column: Your inner child has a price
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May 7, 2009
Turn your grass into renewable power
The Working Lands Initiative is a partnership between public agencies and private landowners to increase wildlife populations on working farms in Minnesota. The program is seeking landowners within Dakota, Scott, Rice, Carver or LeSueur Counties who have interest in participating...
May 7, 2009 - 3:45pm
May 1, 2009
Swine flu tests to grow after confirmed case
COLD SPRING, Minn.
May 1, 2009 - 6:49am
April 30, 2009
For now, Oasis has gone dry
A dispute with a gas supplier will keep the doors closed for the immediate future at Oasis Market on Highway 3. The gas station and convenience store closed April 22 when the pumps ran dry.
April 30, 2009 - 3:10pm
Spring here? Better lock your car doors
Cabin fever seems to have struck just about everyone this year -- criminals included. The recent warmer weather has apparently coaxed petty thieves out around the community. Of the 24 reports taken last week, two were for burglaries and nine were for thefts. Most of those thefts...
news / outdoors
April 30, 2009 - 2:53pm
April 27, 2009
State walleye record still untouchable after 30 years
After almost 30 years, LeRoy Chiovitte's state walleye record remains untouchable. Chiovitte, of Hermantown, caught his 17-pound, 8-ounce state...
April 27, 2009 - 11:07am
April 23, 2009
Anna's Bananas: Opening the doors on a dream
Walking through the front door of Anna's Bananas Daycare & Preschool is a little like walking through into a northern Minnesota lodge. Actually,...
business / life
April 23, 2009 - 3:27pm
Editorial: Farmington feels like home
I've been thinking about this for quite a few days already. It's a subject that rolls around in my head while I'm out on a walk. While I drive around, when I go to do an interview. Somehow, after nearly 15 years of covering this community, I've just simply come to love this town. A...
April 23, 2009 - 3:22pm
April 20, 2009
Hunter fulfills turkey passion close to home
IN SOUTHERN CARLTON COUNTY -- Bob Krepps had a quick decision to make. It was just before dawn Wednesday morning, and Krepps, of Duluth, had...
April 20, 2009 - 2:04pm
April 13, 2009
Kamloops attract anglers to the North Shore
ON LAKE SUPERIOR, NEAR THE FRENCH RIVER -- The big rainbow had put up a strong fight, but now Tom Hultquist thought maybe he had lost it. Duluth's...
April 13, 2009 - 3:14pm
Grants will allow more reading support at elementary schools
Four Farmington elementary schools will offer additional reading support for students next year thanks to grant awards from the Minnesota Reading Corps. The grants will provide full-time literacy tutors during the 2009-10 school year to Meadowview, Akin Road, North Trail and Farmington...
April 13, 2009 - 2:59pm
Outdoors spending plans taking shape
ST. PAUL -- An influx of dedicated state tax revenue leads outdoors enthusiasts to believe a logjam of Minnesota natural resources projects will...
outdoors / sports
April 13, 2009 - 7:58am
April 10, 2009
Conservationists watching lawmakers' actions
April 10, 2009 - 8:05am
April 9, 2009
Nominations due April 24 for heritage preservation award
May is Historic Preservation Month and the Farmington Heritage Preservation Commission is pleased to announce its annual Farmington Heritage Preservation Award to showcase local historic preservation. The commission invites resident to participate in this celebration of community...
April 9, 2009 - 2:01pm
Miss Farmington candidates in short supply
The Miss Farmington committee is looking for a few (more) good young women. As of Tuesday, only five girls had registered to participate in the 2009 Miss Farmington competition, scheduled as part of the upcoming Dew Days celebration. With a $1,500 scholarship on the line, organizers...
April 9, 2009 - 1:38pm
April 2, 2009
Friends to all flora
Walk in the Third Street entrance to Farmington City Hall, cast a glance to the left, and it is all but impossible to miss the nearly seven-foot Norfolk Pine standing just inside the doorway. It may be hard to believe, but that Norfolk Pine was once one of three scrawny, little forgotten...
April 2, 2009 - 3:11pm