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News briefs: Dakota Electric to hold annual meeting; County celebrates five years of recycling program
Rosemount woman sentenced for stealing senior party funds
Backstrom seeks re-election for County Attorney's office
Students stand against violence
Minn. motor vehicle licensing fix plans headed to final negotiations
crime and courts
A season to remember for Farmington girls basketball
Farmington eighth-grade orange wins Mounds View Classic
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
Senior Ellie Moser wins the Farmington 2018 Athena Award
Farmington 8A boys' traveling basketball wins A1 state championship
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
arts and entertainment
Two Fairview Woodbury Physicians Named 2018 Rising Stars
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
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Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Shame on us
Editorial: Fix-It, don't throw it
Viewpoint: State has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Letter: Time for a new approach on gun violence
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March 9, 2018
Viewpoint: Go further with food
Going further with food is the theme of National Nutrition Month for March 2018. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the goal...
March 9, 2018 - 11:00am
February 14, 2018
Viewpoint: Love your heart, too
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Do not forget to love your heart too. February is American Heart Month which is a good time to think about the...
February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Viewpoint: Be well for a healthy new year
Now that the holiday season is passed us, many look forward to the new year to start a clean slate. Weight management ranks as one of the most...
January 24, 2018 - 6:19am
July 11, 2013
Column: I’m looking for a definition
There is a bit of a debate going on right now about what, exactly, constitutes a journalist. Does some guy with a blog and an axe to grind deserve to be included in the same category as, say, me? Should I be mentioned in the same breath as someone who works for the New York Times?...
July 11, 2013 - 4:16pm
July 2, 2013
Column: Set yourself free
Today is the day we here in the United States pause to celebrate our independence from British rule. Well, probably not today. If you're reading this issue of the Independent Town Pages on the day it showed up in your mailbox it's probably Wednesday. Or maybe it's Friday. Apparently...
July 2, 2013 - 8:18am
June 28, 2013
Column: Coping without electricity
Electricity is one of those things you don't think too much about. That is, until you're without it. Believe me. We went without it for 32 hours after the June 19 thunderstorms. I'd heard about the many storms the night before -- even woke up as the heavy winds blew through our neighborhood...
June 28, 2013 - 9:18am
June 27, 2013
Letter: Time to slow down tax increases
To the editor,
June 27, 2013 - 9:17am
Editorial: Large-incident training is necessary
It's a little bit strange to watch armed police officers storm into a school room you know well. Rosemount High School's performing arts center has seen its share of intense drama over the years, but the kind of playacting that took place there last Tuesday and Thursday was something...
June 27, 2013 - 9:16am
June 20, 2013
Letter: Dew Days was not accessible
Writer says booths on the sidewalks made getting around Dew Days difficult for folks in wheelchairs.
June 20, 2013 - 3:04pm
Editorial: Development efforts are valuable
Farmington and Rosemount are in similar positions when it comes to business development. Neither has as strong a business or commercial base as it would like, and both are taking steps to address that. In Farmington, an eight-member Business Attraction Team is nearing the end of...
June 20, 2013 - 3:00pm
June 18, 2013
Column: Where did the past month go?
There I was, Sunday afternoon, on my hands and knees, pulling up handfuls of weeds and millions of little whirly-gig maple tree seeds (and I'm not exaggerating) that had accumulated in my garden over the past couple of weeks. And I was wondering just where the past six weeks have...
June 18, 2013 - 12:43pm
June 13, 2013
Guest opinion: Union vote will hurt many
In the waning hours of the 2013 legislative session, with the budget still unfinished, Democrats were pushing through one of the worst pieces of legislation I've seen in my time at the state legislature. The bill, which passed by just one vote in spite of strong bipartisan opposition,...
June 13, 2013 - 7:21am
Column: Like somebody's watching me
There's been a whole lot of fuss lately about PRISM, which was introduced to the world last week as a government program to mine personal information from the phone calls and online activity of the American people. People are furious. They don't like the idea that, without their...
June 13, 2013 - 7:20am
Editorial: Get out and enjoy summer
Summer fun starts in earnest this week. Students are out of school. A gray, rainy spring appears to finally be providing at least some hope of sunshine, and Dew Days is on the schedule. Most Farmington residents won't need an introduction to Dew Days. It's been a fixture in the...
June 13, 2013 - 7:19am
June 7, 2013
Column: It's not bad, it's just different
I stopped by my townhouse on Monday. My townhouse. Here in Farmington. The one that I own, but have been renting out the past two years. I'm in between renters right now. The family who had lived there for the past year has moved to Randolph, and I have a new couple moving in June...
June 7, 2013 - 7:43am