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Singewald elected school board chair
Suspects found in two burglaries
Fill-in priest removed from St. Michael’s
Suspicious fire burned Monday
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Boys basketball: Tigers win two more close games
U.S. activists keep domestic violence in Super Bowl spotlight
Wrestling: Tournament success continues at Kasson
Girls basketball: Press, press break key Tigers’ third win
Swimming: Tigers come up a point short vs. Apple Valley
Wild game dinner is not for picky eaters
Looking back: Golden Glove tournament was on the schedule 75 years ago
Your weekend: KC chili Bingo is Saturday
Going downhill fast: Farmington residents hit the sledding slopes
Your weekend: KC pancake breakfast is Sunday
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Nathan Hansen column: A column that sparkles
Letter to the editor: Keep Lee as board chair
Editorial: Increased menu control is a good thing
Student voices: Don’t hide from the cold; get out there and celebrate it
Guest opinion: Kline says education policies need reform
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December 1, 2011
Gas leak shut down Hwy. 50 Friday in downtown Farmington
Part of Elm Street was blocked off Friday night thanks to a gas leak coming from the old Burger King building next to Depot Way Arts Park in downtown Farmington. Farmington firefighters were called to the Burger King building around 9:15 p.m. Friday, after neighbors to the south...
December 1, 2011 - 10:38am
November 11, 2011
Car-deer crashes up in October on county roads
October was a bad month for cars and deer on Dakota County roads. Of the 57 accidents involving deer this year in the county, 14 took place last month. That's slightly less than a quarter of the year's total in one 31-day stretch. Last year there were 59 car-deer accidents all...
November 11, 2011 - 7:33am
November 10, 2011
With one engine out of commission, Farmington firefighters had to call for help
Maybe it was just bad timing, or maybe it was bound to happen sooner or later. Either way, Farmington firefighters were down one engine when they were called to a fire that destroyed a Farmington resident's home Friday. Last Tuesday, Farmington firefighters took Engine 1 out on...
November 10, 2011 - 10:23am
Farmington fire department plans Fire Prevention Week activities
With only one house fire so far in 2011, it seems like the Farmington Fire Department's past fire prevention education efforts have paid off. That's what Farmington fire marshal John Powers likes to think. And he may be on to something too, because the FFD has been teaching fire...
October 10, 2011 - 7:05am
May 14, 2011
Police have car seats to give away
The Farmington Police Department has 10 car seats to give away. Now it just needs to find people who want to take them. Police departments around the state have an opportunity each year to get free car seats through a state grant. The Costco convertible car seats are intended for...
May 14, 2011 - 2:27pm
May 11, 2011
Gas company will conduct a test
The Northern Natural Gas Company is planning to test an emergency shutdown system at the Farmington compressor station. The test will take place around 9 a.m. May 18. The compressor station is located at 4685 212th St. Annual testing of th emergency shutdown system is a requirement...
May 11, 2011 - 10:43am
March 18, 2011
Gas leak temporarily closes Pilot Knob
A stuck relief valve on a gas pipeline forced Farmington firefighters to close down a portion of southbound Pilot Knob Road Monday morning. The Farmington Fire Department was summoned to the natural gas pumping facility at the corner of 190th Street West and Pilot Knob Road around...
March 18, 2011 - 8:40am
January 20, 2011
The fire department's year in numbers
In addition to naming its Firefighter of the Year, the Farmington Fire Department released its year-end statistics last week. Did you know ... Overall calls were down in 2009-10 The Farmington Fire Department responded to 257 calls from Dec. 16, 2009 through Dec. 15, 2010, which...
January 20, 2011 - 10:03am
Q and A: Greiner is Firefighter of the Year
Five years ago, a guy new in town decided to apply to become a volunteer on the Farmington Fire Department. At the department's annual meeting...
January 20, 2011 - 10:01am
November 15, 2010
Fire department launches Explorer program
Lots of kids say they want to be a firefighter when they grow up. The Farmington Fire Department can help make that dream come true. On Thursday, the fire department will hold its first Farmington Fire Explorers program information meeting at Fire Station 1. Anyone between the age...
November 15, 2010 - 2:21pm