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October 25, 2016
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we suggest none of the above is...
October 25, 2016 - 5:24am
October 17, 2016
Long-term budget solution is top issue with school board candidates
The number one priority among all five Farmington Area school board candidates was to come up with a long-term budgetary solution for the district. The candidates shared their goals at a forum Wednesday, Oct. 12, hosted by the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Newcomers...
October 17, 2016 - 3:24pm
October 14, 2016
Independent Town Pages Election Guide: Farmington City Council and School Board
With the election fast approaching and many voters already headed to the polls through Minnesota's robust early voting system, the time has come...
October 14, 2016 - 10:12am
October 5, 2016
Sanders asks supporters to vote for Clinton
MINNEAPOLIS --It is a month before the presidential election and not all Minnesota Democrats are fully behind Hillary Clinton. Minnesotans embraced...
October 5, 2016 - 2:18pm
June 12, 2016
Deanna Weniger: Ad nauseam
Social media, the whipping boy of any generation born before Facebook, definitely has its faults. Cyber bullying, cyber stalking, virtual scamming, not to mention getting poked or having a virtual snowball thrown at you. However, this crazy social experiment hasn’t been all bad....
June 12, 2016 - 4:30pm
March 17, 2016
Pitcher gets Senate endorsement
It took five ballots and a whole lot of discussion, but Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher emerged from a field of four hopefuls Saturday...
March 17, 2016 - 6:14am
March 10, 2016
Big crowds attend local caucuses
Crowded but under control seems to be the story of last week’s caucuses in Senate District 58. Democrats and Republicans in the district both saw turnout well above normal last week, but district chairs for both parties said they had prepared for the rush. While there were reports...
March 10, 2016 - 1:51pm
January 14, 2016
Sauser signs on for Senate run
Farmington School Board member Melissa Sauser has set her sights on the Minnesota Senate. She announced Tuesday that she has filed to run for...
January 14, 2016 - 6:14am
December 31, 2015
Tim Pitcher joins Presidential candidate Cruz's Minnesota leadership team
Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher has been selected as a member of Presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s leadership team in Minnesota....
December 31, 2015 - 2:07pm
December 10, 2015
Residents call for council member's resignation
Two residents called for the resignation of council member Jason Bartholomay at Monday’s Farmington City Council meeting, calling actions that led to an Oct. 26 citation for impersonating a police officer “unethical” and “embarrassing.” Bartholomay was cited for impersonating...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
December 5, 2015
Letter: Bartholomay should leave council
To the editor, To all of the residents of Farmington, I am asking you to exercise your right as a citizen to ask for the resignation of council member Jason Bartholomay. Due to the recent events that have occurred, it would be in all of our best interest to have a member of the council...
December 5, 2015 - 6:14am
September 24, 2015
Lakeville mayor Little will run for Senate in District 58
Matt Little’s attempts to win elected office date back to his fifth grade year at Parkview Elementary School. He wanted to be class president,...
September 24, 2015 - 9:38am
November 6, 2014
Minnesota: Incumbents win big in House races
From the very beginning it was a night for the incumbents in a pair of local Minnesota House races. GOP incumbents Anna Wills in District 57B and Pat Garofalo in District 58B led from the beginning Tuesday and wound up with convincing wins over their DFL challengers. According to...
November 6, 2014 - 10:24am
Dakota County: Voters return Slavik to county board
By about 10 p.m. Tuesday, Mike Slavik was pretty confident he would be re-elected to a four-year term on the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. The feeling he had Wednesday morning was the same. “I feel very, very honored,” Slavik said. “And I am appreciative of all who...
November 6, 2014 - 10:08am
October 23, 2014
Q and A with Dakota County Sheriff candidates
Nov. 4 is right around the corner, Rosemount have some choices to make. In addition to statewide politics, there are elections for city council in Rosemount and Dakota County Sheriff. To help voters make an informed decision, we asked the candidates some questions and...
October 23, 2014 - 3:03pm