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School district implements Run-Hide-Fight method for active shooter scenarios
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Farmington Halloween Walk promises a night of friendly fun
crime and courts
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Boys soccer: Tigers one win away from first-ever state tournament trip
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
Football, Week 7: Another confidence booster
"Paranormal Studios" to be found at annual haunted house
Plenty of Prince-spiration
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
Dakota Electric helps with environmental efforts
Pet of the Week: Quite a pair
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Wells Fargo Bank vs Rodine
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Margie Janis Olson, 85
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Pat Rupp: A good reason to vote early
Letter: Douglas Bonar has earned a second term
Letter: Cordes is an asset to school board, community
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
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June 23, 2016
Senior food program seeks more participation
Anika Rychner knows there are seniors in Farmington and Rosemount who are struggling to get by. There are hundreds of seniors in Farmington and...
June 23, 2016 - 5:59am
June 11, 2016
Graduation day for the class of 2016
The Farmington High School class of 2016 put a cap (and gown) on its high school career with Friday night's commencement exercises. WIth speeches...
June 11, 2016 - 12:33pm
May 6, 2016
FHS seniors: We're looking for your photos
The Farmington Rosemount Independent Town Pages is in the process of putting together our annual graduation section. That means we need photos of all of this year's seniors. We have most of them, but a few seem to have slipped through the cracks. If your name is on this list, we're...
May 6, 2016 - 1:27pm
February 18, 2016
New series will tackle aging issues
It’s never too early to get ready for getting older, and the Farmington and Rosemount parks and recreation departments have a new series of classes they hope will help residents prepare for what lies ahead. Starting in March, the departments will team up to offer the 10-week Aging...
February 18, 2016 - 6:14am
January 7, 2016
Rambling River Center room gets a new name
Happy Harry’s Furniture started off a happy new year by being honored Monday by the city for its contributions to the Rambling River Center. Owners Tim and Jim Ross were given the honor of naming the arts and crafts room at the city-subsidized senior center. They chose to honor...
January 7, 2016 - 9:44am
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
October 28, 2015
Swimmers win big on Senior Night
The Farmington girls swimming and diving team celebrated its eight seniors by defeating Apple Valley 95-86 in its Senior Night dual meet last...
October 28, 2015 - 10:32am
September 24, 2015
For Tim Leslie, a busy first year as sheriff
Almost 10 months into his new role as the Dakota County Sheriff, there’s been no shortage of items on Tim Leslie’s to-do list. There’s...
September 24, 2015 - 10:39am
July 17, 2015
Farmington man sentenced for fraud
A 54-year-old Farmington man who sometimes went by the name Mr. Diamond will spend more than 12 years in jail after being convicted of a fraud scheme that brought in more than $1.3 million. Dennis Charles Helmer was indicted in August of 2014 and pleaded guilty Sept. 25. He was sentenced...
News/crime and courts
July 17, 2015 - 10:53am
June 5, 2015
Two FHS graduates are headed to service academies
It’s going to be a short summer break for Kylie Wharton and Justin Hyytinen. The two Farmington High School seniors will receive their diplomas...
June 5, 2015 - 9:52am
December 11, 2014
Castler Rockers is a group to get you going
Once a month for the last 30 years or so, a group of about 50 people has boarded a bus in Farmington and headed out to have an adventure. They...
December 11, 2014 - 9:15am
Chore program helps seniors
As homeowners try to stay in their houses later in life, many struggle to keep up with some of the necessary chores such as snow removal, mowing, garden clean-up and window washing. To help, DARTS has a volunteer program, called Outdoor Chores, which pairs older homeowners with individuals...
December 11, 2014 - 9:06am
June 26, 2014
Longtime Rambling River Center coordinator wins Kiss the Pig contest
After 18 years of hosting one of Farmington’s most popular Dew Days events, Missie Kohlbeck herself was chosen to kiss a pig on Saturday. Rambling...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 26, 2014 - 7:55am
March 15, 2014
DARTS service expands for Farmington
Farmington senior citizens who cannot drive have a new option for getting around to neighboring communities, thanks to a new program offered through DARTS transportation. The city of Farmington has had a partnership with DARTS since 2011. The original program, called the Gap Ridership...
March 15, 2014 - 7:59am