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November 23, 2016
Rambling River Center plaza development on hold
The Farmington City Council on Monday postponed hiring a Minneapolis-based landscape architect to redesign the Rambling River Center plaza on...
November 23, 2016 - 5:30am
November 3, 2016
Wooden "quilt" displays talents of tight-knit carver group
Turning the basswood over in her hands, Pat Hennen's sharp little knife gently scraped away at an emerging cardinal wing. "It's very relaxing,"...
November 3, 2016 - 1:30pm
December 23, 2015
Senior center job restored to city budget
The Rambling River Center board won its tug of war with the Farmington City Council over an eliminated part-time position. The position will be reinstated through an existing city employee starting next month. The decision held up the approval of the 2016 budget and 4.9 percent tax...
December 23, 2015 - 10:02am
December 17, 2015
Seniors' dulcimer group makes beautiful music
A few years ago, Mary Goetsch returned to Farmington from the six months she spends in Texas and handed something to her friend Kathy Gunderson....
Life/arts and entertainment
December 17, 2015 - 6:14am
December 10, 2015
City delays budget decision over senior center position
Members of the Rambling River Center Advisory Board held up the budget and tax levy approval at Monday’s city council meeting with continued requests for an assistant to help run the center’s programs. “We feel it is that important for us to have that position filled,” said...
December 10, 2015 - 6:14am
September 17, 2009
Rambling River Center nearly done
Even people who used to work at Farmington's old city hall might have a hard time recognizing the place these days. Flooring has been replaced...
September 17, 2009 - 3:21pm
July 16, 2009
Coming along nicely
Details, details, details. That's what much of the work being done on the new Rambling River Center is these days -- seeing to lots of little details. But the good news is, the project is coming along nicely. In fact, several rooms in the old city hall building are already looking...
July 16, 2009 - 1:39pm
March 19, 2009
Building for sale, warts and all
Anyone looking for an older building to purchase? The city of Farmington has one, but they're hoping to sell it as is. This week, the Farmington City Council denied its second bid for structural engineering services for the current Rambling River Center. The company TDKA proposed...
March 19, 2009 - 7:41am
March 5, 2009
Old city hall gets a new tenant
A new Rambling River Center is in the works, but it's not yet clear how the city will pay to run it. After nearly two months of discussion, the Farmington City Council voted Monday to turn the former Farmington City Hall building into a new gathering place for the community's se...
March 5, 2009 - 7:00am
March 4, 2009
Editorial: Timing of city's decisions is disappointing
Timing is important. A few weeks ago we urged the Farmington city council to take action on a decision on whether to move its senior center into the building once occupied by city hall. To an extent, we're happy to have a decision. It's nice to know that building isn't going to...
March 4, 2009 - 3:24pm
February 25, 2009
Senior center decision could come Monday
Over the past few weeks, Farmington parks and recreation director Randy Distad has been coming up some creative measures to help a proposal to turn the old city hall building into the new Rambling River Center. On Monday, he will find out if it worked. Farmington City Council members...
February 25, 2009 - 2:49pm
February 5, 2009
Editorial: City hall decision is too long in coming
Farmington's seniors expressed some frustration this week at the city council's decision to delay a vote on the future of the Rambling River Center. Many of the center's members are standing by, ready to get to work turning the former city hall building into the center's new home....
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am