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The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
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Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
Farmington girls' hockey wins own Louis-Schmitz Holiday Classic
Community celebrates Patriotic Day
Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Plenty to see and spray: Farmington Fire Department holds open house
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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February 10, 2011
The temperature may have been chilly Monday afternoon, but kids on recess at Farmington Elementary School kept plenty warm while getting in a...
February 10, 2011 - 9:33am
January 19, 2011
Gymnastics: Records fall in home debut
The Farmington gymnastics team had to wait a long time to perform for the first time at their new home gym. After starting the season with five...
January 19, 2011 - 1:28pm
September 24, 2009
Homecoming king and queen are announced
Tanna Howie and Bubba Friedlund were crowned as the 2009 Farmington High School homecoming queen and king at Wednesday's coronation. Homecoming...
September 24, 2009 - 11:43am
September 3, 2009
South suburban schools formally announce creation of new conference
As expected, the District 196 schools -- Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan and Eastview -- announced they were withdrawing from the Lake Conference. Along with several current Lake schools, and Prior Lake, the group will create the new 10-member South Suburban Conference beginning next...
September 3, 2009 - 10:58am
May 14, 2009
Lawmakers OK steady school, lower college funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers propose to keep public school funding stable for the next two years and give public colleges and universities...
May 14, 2009 - 7:27am
April 24, 2009
School board will consider retirement incentive
A handful of Farmington teachers might have a little more reason to think about wrapping up their careers if the Farmington School Board approves a $10,000 retirement incentive next week. The resolution, which the board is set to consider at its meeting Monday, will give eligible...
April 24, 2009 - 1:18pm
April 16, 2009
Editorial: Demand action, not symbols from board
There is an easy, emotional response to the suggestion the District 192 School Board might ask some of its administrators to volunteer for a pay freeze. "Darn right!" some will say. "Everyone else is struggling. Let school employees feel some of the pain, too." If the district wants...
April 16, 2009 - 3:16pm
April 13, 2009
Grants will allow more reading support at elementary schools
Four Farmington elementary schools will offer additional reading support for students next year thanks to grant awards from the Minnesota Reading Corps. The grants will provide full-time literacy tutors during the 2009-10 school year to Meadowview, Akin Road, North Trail and Farmington...
April 13, 2009 - 2:59pm
April 2, 2009
FHS will present Porter musical 'Kiss Me, Kate' April 2-4
The Farmington High School drama and music departments will present the Cole Porter musical, "Kiss Me, Kate" Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., in the high school auditorium. The comic tale revolves around the production of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." The...
April 2, 2009 - 3:10pm
March 26, 2009
Breakfast menu All meals are served with a choice of milk and a fruit or juice selection; cereal is available every day Monday: Oatmeal with topping Tuesday: Egg and sausage muffin Wednesday: Cinnamon toast Thursday: Cheese omelet Friday: Warm apple breakfast cake Kindergarten...
March 26, 2009 - 2:27pm
March 24, 2009
House committee will meet in Farmington
Pat Garofalo is bringing the capitol to the cornfields. On March 31 Farmington's state representative and the rest of the K-12 Education Finance Division Committee will hold a meeting at Farmington High School's little theater. The legislative field trip is something committees do...
March 24, 2009 - 11:50am
March 23, 2009
District will hold session to address testing questions
Questions about testing? The Farmington School District will hold an information meeting Tuesday night about the MCA and NWEA (MAP) tests. Sharon Davenport, data and accountability coordinator for Farmington Schools, will share information about the tests at 7 p.m. March 24 in the...
March 23, 2009 - 10:20am
March 20, 2009
Bus driver recognized for quick thinking
Quick thinking during bad weather has earned a Farmington school bus driver some recognition. On March 23 the District 192 School Board recognized...
March 20, 2009 - 2:45pm
Bids for ISD 192: Convert high school to middle school
March 20, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 18, 2009
Breakfast menu All meals are served with a choice of milk and a fruit or juice selection; cereal is available every day Monday: Waffles with syrup Tuesday: Bagel with yogurt Wednesday: Breakfast pizza Thursday: Warm pear breakfast cake Friday: French toast sticks with syrup Kindergarten...
March 18, 2009 - 1:01pm