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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
Garage Sale Hunter MAP
Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
October 30, 2008
The River Church: A home of their own
Last Sunday, some 73 months after its members met for the first time, the congregation of The River Church was finally able to make itself at home. Finally, getting ready for a worship service didn't mean setting up chairs or plugging in instruments. There was nothing to load or...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
June 27, 2008
Letter: Rambling River Days frustrations
To the editor, This past weekend's citywide festival proved to be very interesting. Unfortunately, that's the only nice word I can come up with. I need to clear a few misconceptions: The city of Farmington does not benefit from Rambling River Days nor receive any of the proceeds....
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
Editorial: Rambling River Days organizers need help
Well, that was a little disappointing. Rambling River Days organizers had some big plans this year, and in large part they accomplished them. They stretched the city's annual summer celebration from a long weekend to more than a week. They got involvement from businesses all over...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
Getting a jump on next year?
Things didn't always go as planned and there were a few changes that left visitors unhappy, but Rambling River Days organizers are hopeful this year's event will be the beginning of something great. This year's festival was a mixed bag. Some events drew big crowds, but others had...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Peine, Edblom are Farmington's Miss and Little Miss
2008 Farmington High School graduate Alison Peine and Lauren Edblom, who just finished second grade at Akin Road Elementary School, are Farmington's new royalty. Peine, sponsored by Bugaloo's Ice Cream Shoppe, was chosen Miss Farmington from among eight contestants. She won a $1,500...
June 13, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Editorial: Plenty going on at Rambling River Days
We'll admit, we had some reservations when we heard organizers were tinkering with the Rambling River Days format. The idea of expanding the celebration to 10 days hardly seemed like a good idea when there have been times in recent years when even a long weekend seemed like more than...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
St. Paul Saints will be on hand at Rambling River Days
The 2008 edition of Rambling River Days will include sponsorship and participation by the St. Paul Saints ball club. The Saints will make their first appearance during Family Fun Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 18 in the parking lot of the Family Eye Clinic and the Dental Health...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Downtown businesses have big plans for Rambling River Days
Last summer, construction on Elm Street relocated most Rambling River Days activities to the area at or near the Schmitz-Maki ice arena. Even though the Rambling River Days committee is hosting the same events at the ice arena this year, Farmington's Downtown Business Association...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 28, 2008
Body found in Vermillion River identified
The Dakota County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of the man recovered from the Vermillion River on Monday, May 26 as Edward James Carlson, 45, of Hastings. According to Dakota County Chief Deputy Sheriff Dave Bellows, Carlson had been reported as a missing person to...
May 28, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Project aims to protect water quality in Vermillion
Developers building in the Farmington area should soon be able to get a much clearer picture of the impact their work will have on the health of the Vermillion River. If that impact too significant, they might have a chance to work with their neighbors to even things out. The Vermillion...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am