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Jim Larsen is Farmington's new fire chief
The tacos that come to you
State rail plan includes passenger line that could run through Farmington
FHS students compete for a cause
Fire chief finalists meet the public
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: New coach, new conference for Tigers
Track: Peterson prevails at River Falls
Track and field: Tigers get on the track at Mankato
Boys lacrosse: Tigers turning over roster in first season in new conference
FHS graduate Betzold has a 2.07 ERA for SMU softball
New church launches Sunday in Farmington
Your weekend: It’s opening weekend for egg hunters
Fish frys and more are on your weekend agenda
Farmington's citywide park cleanup is April 25
Friends pay tribute to Farmington graduate
arts and entertainment
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Rose Marie Ervasti, 87
Bruce T. Conner, 64
Lucille Korsman, 86
Helen M. Nordseth, 89
Student voices: Cool doesn’t always mean good
Nathan Hansen column: Climbing the (reinforced) ladder
Letter: Band gave student a home
Letter: Band program is valuable
Editorial: Speak up now on budget proposals
Get Out! Deals
June 29, 2011
Babe Ruth: Farmington rallies for second victory
A big sixth inning allowed the Farmington Senior Babe Ruth baseball team to escape Faribault with its second win of the season Tuesday night. Trailing 6-3, Farmington loaded the bases to start the sixth courtesy of walks to Eric Slobodnik, Simon Lindstrom and Jake Adam.
June 29, 2011 - 11:09am
June 22, 2011
Farmington no-hit at Lakeville North
Farmington managed just one baserunner on Monday against Lakeville North -- and he was picked off. It was that kind of night for the Senior Babe Ruth baseball team, which was no-hit in a 10-0, five-inning loss in Lakeville. The pitching and defense also faltered as starter Matt...
June 22, 2011 - 10:47am
Farmington VFW team bashes Eau Claire, 11-4
The weekend rain came at just the wrong time for the Farmington VFW Post 7662 baseball team. Post 7662 bounced a talented Eau Claire team 11-4 in the opening round of the Burnsville Tournament, then spent Saturday and Sunday waiting to resume play in a tournament that was eventually...
June 22, 2011 - 10:45am
Farmington Legion team splits doubleheader
Some timely hitting gave Post 189 the lead, then some clutch pitching preserved a win and forged a doubleheader split with Red Wing Friday night. Post 189, after getting drubbed 12-1 in five innings in Game 1, got run-scoring hits in four innings to take a 7-4 lead into the seventh...
June 22, 2011 - 10:43am
Seventeen from Farmington run Grandma's Marathon
Seventeen runners from Farmington completed Saturday's Grandma's Marathon from Two Harbors to Duluth. The top local finisher was Scott Briske, who completed the 26.2-mile race in 3 hours, 15 minutes, 5 seconds, to place 492nd out of 6,333 runners. The second Farmington finisher was...
June 22, 2011 - 10:42am
Dew Run draws nearly 400 competitors
Nearly 400 runners competed in the 32nd-annual Dew Run, part of the Dew Days festivites held Saturday morning in downtown Farmington. Jeremy Serreyn of Lakeville was the winner of the four-mile race, running a time of 22 minutes, 52 seconds, to best 273 competitors in the feature...
June 22, 2011 - 10:41am
June 13, 2011
One-armed golfer hits second hole-in-one
Dick Herbst aced hole No. 7 at Lake Pepin Golf Course in Lake City using a 5-wood. Herbst, who has one arm, hit the hole-in-one on May 24. He also hit a hole-in-one in July 2009.
June 13, 2011 - 3:51pm
May 12, 2011
Letter: Please don't take the Vikings from Minnesota
To the editor, My love and passion for the Vikings started when I was just 6 years old. My grandfather took me down to Mankato to watch the Vikings training camp. I remember wearing a No. 80 Cris Carter jersey, when the players began to take the field for practice. As I was watching,...
opinion / letters
May 12, 2011 - 10:43am
April 25, 2011
Wilson maintains leads in Fed-Ex Cup standings
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Pewaukee native Mark Wilson kept his Number-one spot in the PGA's Fed-Ex Cup season point standings - but only because Luke Donald didn't win the Heritage tournament. Donald would have taken over the top-spot in the Fed-Ex standings, and he would have become...
April 25, 2011 - 7:48am
December 18, 2010
Farmington's Eich, Rosemount's Vogler heroes in Minnesota-Duluth's D-II championship
Two area players had a big impact on Saturday's Division II national championship football game in Florence, Ala. Rosemount graduate Chase Vogler was an offensive hero at quarterback and Farmington alum Cody Eich made the defensive play of the game as the University of Minnesota-Duluth...
December 18, 2010 - 2:53pm
September 23, 2010
Local athlete will take on the world
Katie VandenBosch played in three state tournaments as a student at Farmington High School, but her next major competition will be an even bigger...
news / sports
September 23, 2010 - 9:36am
July 28, 2010
Mergens fifth in Rosemount four-miler
Twenty Farmington residents competed in Saturday's Run for the Gold road race in Rosemount. The top Farmington finisher was Chris Mergens, who placed fifth overall out of 195 runners in the four-mile race with a time of 23 minutes, 43 seconds. Rick Schuldt was 26th overall and first...
July 28, 2010 - 12:21pm
June 23, 2010
Dew Run: Schoen wins 4-miler, Elmer doubles up
Josh Schoen of Northfield, a former University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse runner, was the big winner at Saturday's 31st-Annual Dew Run. Schoen,...
June 23, 2010 - 1:13pm