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Council approves strategic plan
New countywide police unit targets tech crimes
Texas cold case heats up locally
Enrollment tops projections in ISD 192
Zelich charged with murder
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Girls soccer: Ten return for Tigers
Farmington football: Husnik wins Ironman
Farmington girls cross country: Revels wants pack behind Peterson
Volleyball: SSC will provide new challenges for Tigers
Home sale will fight hunger
Upcoming events: Free gospel concert scheduled for Aug. 30
Dakota County Fair is under way
International symbol of peace visits Farmington
Three decades in, Farmington's Last Hope is going strong
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Armand Kelzenberg, 79
Sandra Forslin, 69
Margaret Trevis, 91
Michael Ryan, 43
Postponement Graves vs. Washington Mutual Bank, FA
Thomas & Camey Greengard vs. Washington Mutual Bank, FA
Helguera vs. Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems, Inc.
Bauman vs. Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems, Inc.
Suvid vs. Mortgage Elecrtonic Registration Sys. Inc.
Nathan's column: Something fishy in the air
Letter to the editor: Thanks to an honest bingo player
Editorial: Last Hope makes a difference
Nathan's column: Looking on the bright side
Michelle's column: Slowing down long enough to be thankful
September 20, 2012
Precautionary measures older travelers must consider
Whether retired or simply an empty nester, older men and women often love their increased opportunities to travel and see the world.
health / life
September 20, 2012 - 6:54am
September 19, 2012
What you eat becomes more critical with age
With age people are often less active and prone to gain weight while losing muscle mass. Their immune systems weaken, leaving them more susceptible to disease and illness. "Having a balance of nutrients is vital," says River Falls Medical Clinic dietician Debra Sanders.
health / life
September 19, 2012 - 6:50am
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...
health / life
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 received the award Aug. 9 at the Dakota County Fair. Holz spends much of his time volunteering at various places in the area. He is a member...
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 should expect to have to deal with depression as one gets older. As we grow older, all of us will experience some life changes such as retirement,...
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.
opinion / letters
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...
opinion / letters
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...
news / life
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...
news / religion
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