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Police report: May 13-May 19
Frustrations come out in teacher contract talks
Teachers, district reach tentative contract deal
Farmington man charged with stealing a snowblower from Grandma
Trio charged with forging checks stolen from car dealer
crime and courts
Track meet pays tribute to longtime supporter Thelen
Softball: Primed for a playoff push
Girls lacrosse: Tigers show resilience
Baseball: Tigers slide down SSC
Boys lacrosse: Tigers fall one goal short, twice
Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
Your weekend: Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
Community will gather around One Book
Pet of the Week: Chloe would like your attention
Your weekend: Fundraisers and more are on the schedule
arts and entertainment
Gale J. Konop, 62
Gayle Draus, 68
Rev. Arthur W. Holmes D.D, 90
Deanna Weniger: Family time matters
Student voices: A tribute to Mr. Gottwig
Editorial: Highway 3 presents many challenges
Nathan Hansen: My Saturday under water
Letter: Who’d steal flowers from a grave?
Real Estate Showcase
March 13, 2009
Tiger sports podcast for March 20: Trey Davis
For this week's Farmington Independent sports podcast sports writer Matt Steichen talks with Farmington High School graduate Trey Davis. Matt found Trey, who started several games this year for the University of Minnesota football team, visiting his old school Friday on the first...
March 13, 2009 - 5:01pm
March 6, 2009
Tell me a story
March 6, 2009 - 3:18pm
Panel says challenged book can stay in library
A book about a same-sex penguin couple and the egg they hatch together will stay on the shelves at Meadowview Elementary School. A District 192 resource review panel met March 4 to discuss the book, "And Tango Makes Three," and to take comment from the public. The only residents...
March 6, 2009 - 1:14pm
March 4, 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: Muffin with yogurt Wednesday: Bagel with cream cheese Thursday: Breakfast pizza Friday: French toast sticks with syrup Kindergarten...
March 4, 2009 - 3:32pm
February 27, 2009
Tiger sports podcast for Feb. 27: Scott Meier
The Farmington Independent sports podcast is all about heavy lifting this week. Sports writer Matt Steichen sat down with weightlifting coach Scott Meier to talk about the weightlifting champoinships Saturday at Farmington High School. We'll have a new podcast for you every Friday....
February 27, 2009 - 3:17pm
February 26, 2009
Tours of new Farmington High School are available in March
District 192 residents are invited to register for one of several tours of the new Farmington High School scheduled in March 2009. These guided tours will give students, parents and residents an opportunity to get familiar with the new school before it opens and see first-hand how...
February 26, 2009 - 8:00am
February 25, 2009
Breakfast menu All meals are served with a choice of milk and a fruit or juice selection Monday: Pancakes with syrup or cereal with milk Tuesday: Bagel with topping or cereal with milk Wednesday: Breakfast sandwich or cereal with milk Thursday: Scrambled eggs or cereal with milk Friday:...
February 25, 2009 - 8:00am
February 24, 2009
School board OKs sale of OPEB bonds
There was dissent, debate and even a little drama, but the District 192 School Board on Tuesday but board members ultimately voted to approve the sale of $6 million in bonds to pay for retirement benefits owed to current and former district employees. The bonds, which the district...
February 24, 2009 - 9:26pm
February 23, 2009
Getting ready for school moves a major project
Think for a second about the last time you moved.
February 23, 2009 - 4:18pm
February 20, 2009
ISD 192 School Board Minutes, Nov. 3 - 24, 2008
MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL WORK SESSION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 192 HELD ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2008, AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE LITTLE THEATER AT FARMINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, 800 DENMARK AVENUE, FARMINGTON, MINNESOTA Chair McKnight called the meeting to order...
February 20, 2009 - 2:29pm
Bill would keep youths in school to 18
ST. PAUL - If the state required students to remain in school until they are 18 years old, they would earn more money and be more emotionally...
February 20, 2009 - 8:00am
February 18, 2009
Breakfast menu All meals are served with a choice of milk and a fruit or juice selection Monday: Oatmeal with topping or cereal with milk Tuesday: Egg and sausage muffin or cereal with milk Wednesday: Cinnamon toast or cereal with milk Thursday: Cheese omelet or cereal with milk Friday:...
February 18, 2009 - 1:01pm
February 5, 2009
FES presents Charlotte's Web
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
Farmington lawmaker proposes scholarships up to $7,500 for students
Minnesota high school students could get scholarships of up to $7,500 if they graduate early under a proposal pushed by Rep. Pat Garofalo of...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
Hearing will happen on transit plan
The chairman of the Senate transit subcommittee reversed directions Wednesday, now promising to consider a bill that would take $95 million out of Twin Cities transit funding and spread it among school bus programs statewide. "Please accept my sincere apology for my remarks dismissing...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am