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FHS Marching Band earns 'Esprit de Corps Award' at festival
Farmington man charged with hit and run that killed Lakeville soldier
Farmington celebrates Homecoming with annual parade
Conservative group faults Minnesota tax law
Student of the Week for Sept. 29: Nathan Balluff
crime and courts
Cross country: Tigers, Irish take on muddy Griak
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Tigers show progress in loss to No. 2 Panthers
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
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
Dakota City pizza night is Friday
arts and entertainment
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Letter: Matt Little will work across the aisle to make Minnesota better
Letter: Jake Cordes is looking for opportunities to work together
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Pat Rupp: The generation gap
Letter: Matt Little brings a practical mentality
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September 19, 2012
Let caution reign when beginning a new exercise regimen
Exercise is an essential component of any plan to get healthier. Men and women who want to lose weight or change their lifestyles to reduce their...
September 19, 2012 - 6:46am
August 17, 2012
Farmington's Holz named outstanding senior
Farmington resident Don Holz was recognized last week as the Outstanding Senior Citizen in Dakota County for all of his volunteer work. Holz...
August 17, 2012 - 12:09pm
August 8, 2012
Depression need not be part of aging process
Myth: Depression is an expected part of growing older. Fact: While older adults are susceptible to depression, it is not a "given" that one...
August 8, 2012 - 6:37am
August 2, 2012
Letter to the editor: Leave senior center budget alone
To the editor, I think the senior center and police departments budgets should be left alone.
August 2, 2012 - 9:46am
Letter to the editor: Don't cut Rambling River Center
To the editor, How sad that after the Rambling River Center's senior club paid off a five-year, $90,000 loan ahead of time that the city council would even suggest considering cuts at the Rambling River Center. As far as cutting the $165,000-plus budget is concerned, how does that...
August 2, 2012 - 9:44am
July 26, 2012
Asbestos, roof are problems at vacant city of Farmington building
It's been nearly four years since Farmington's Rambling River Center relocated to its current site on Oak Street. Since the move, very little...
July 26, 2012 - 1:13pm
Farmington City Council considers cuts at senior center
When Rambling River Center moved to its location on Oak Street in 2009, members pledged to raise $90,000 in five years to help pay for a renovation that turned the old city hall building into a new senior center. They reached that financial goal in April. But now, some Farmington...
July 26, 2012 - 1:10pm
July 14, 2012
Fitness classes help keep seniors in shape at Rambling River Center
At Farmington's Rambling River Center, Monday and Wednesday mornings are about getting fit. Since April, the senior center has offered twice-weekly...
July 14, 2012 - 7:26am
June 8, 2012
Vermillion River Crossings senior apartment complex is ready for residents
Farmington has a new affordable housing option for senior citizens, and the units are filling up fast. The first 17 residents of the Vermillion...
June 8, 2012 - 6:10pm
May 13, 2012
Farmington woman learned to love the life of a pastor's wife
Jeanne Trygstad took some convincing when the young man she'd been seeing asked her to be his wife. He asked once, and she said no. He asked...
May 13, 2012 - 7:22am
April 29, 2012
Catherine Millard celebrated her 100th birthday April 22
There were about 75 people on hand April 22 to help Farmington resident Catherine Millard celebrate her 100th birthday. Guests brought enough...
April 29, 2012 - 7:18am
April 19, 2012
Walter Klaus, longtime state Representative, turned 100 April 19
Consider this: When the Great Depression began in 1930, Walter Klaus was 18 years old. It was 55 years ago that voters in rural Dakota County...
April 19, 2012 - 10:27am
Farmington's Meals on Wheels program needs drivers
Mary Alice Wachter has a problem: the number of volunteers to drive for Farmington's Meals on Wheels program is decreasing, but the number of...
April 19, 2012 - 9:15am
Rambling River Center pays its debt to city of Farmington two years early
The members of Farmington's Rambling River Center pay their debts. And they pay them early. Rambling River Center has been operating at the...
April 19, 2012 - 9:01am
April 13, 2012
Q and A: Rambling River Center depends on its volunteers
April is Volunteer Recognition Month, but Farmington's Rambling River Center coordinator Missie Kohlbeck is thankful for her many volunteers...
April 13, 2012 - 11:40am