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Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
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Farmington athletes commit to playing in college
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April 22, 2009
See smoke in Empire? It's under control
Where there's smoke, there's fire. That's the case in Empire township Wednesday afternoon, but it is not a fire that should be cause for alarm. According to Farmington fire marshal John Powers, the large plume of brownish-gray smoke that was visible to the east of Farmington is the...
April 22, 2009 - 5:21pm
April 16, 2009
Bringing the Bible to life
In a darkened sanctuary at Farmington's Faith United Methodist Church, Jeff Turner is playing dead. Lit only by a single spotlight, Turner is laid out on a simple wooden cross. His arms are spread. He's dressed in white, a crown of woven vines on his head. The image of Christ...
April 16, 2009 - 3:28pm
March 26, 2009
City is handling challenges, mayor says in State of the City
He might have been a little nervous, but Farmington mayor Todd Larson successfully pulled off his first State of the City address Thursday morning -- cough and all. Just a day before his address, Larson came down with a dry cough. He opened his March 25 address by holding a water...
March 26, 2009 - 2:08pm
March 9, 2009
Pawlenty speaks Monday at chamber of commerce luncheon in Farmington
Governor Tim Pawlenty said there are challenges ahead for state government but expressed confidence the state will balance its budget and put...
March 9, 2009 - 2:41pm
February 26, 2009
Pawlenty to speak at chamber lunch March 9
Governor Tim Pawlenty will talk budget and other legislative issues at a March 9 chamber of commerce lunch at the Farmington Eagles Club. The lunch will run from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $20. For more information call Amanda Franklin at 651-452-9872 or e-mail afranklin...
February 26, 2009 - 1:56pm
Town of Vermillion Township Ballot, March 10, 2009
February 26, 2009 - 11:14am
January 22, 2009
Rademacher is Firefighter of the Year
Farmington firefighter Zach Rademacher has only been on the department's roster for four years, but already he has earned the title of Firefighter of the Year for 2008. Fire chief Tim Pietsch named Rademacher Firefighter of the Year during the department's Jan. 16 annual meeting,...
January 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 20, 2008
Watch the candidate forum archive
Farmington residents who couldn't make it to city hall Wednesday night can click on the attached link to hear what candidates for city and state offices had to say about the upcoming election. The Independent had a live Internet broadcast of the mayoral, city council and House District...
October 20, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Learning to serve
A new community education program is getting Farmington youth more involved in their community this summer. Middle school students are participating in Farmington Community Education's Summer of Service program. This is first time the school district has offered it. Through two sessions,...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
Pet of the Week 4/24: Sweet chocolate
April 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 18, 2008
Pet of the Week: Keep on truckin'
April 18, 2008 - 12:00am
April 10, 2008
Pet of the week for 4/10: Give Shooter a shot
April 10, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
Pet of the Week: A pair of puppies
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am
March 20, 2008
Pet of the Week: Looking for a home
March 20, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Pet of the Week: A curious kitten
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am