Skip to main content
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
FHS vandalism bill could be thousands
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
Investigation ongoing into 60 cats' deaths near Farmington
crime and courts
Christian Life Academy athletes commit to playing collegiately
Girls' Golf: Farmington competes in "best ball" meet at Rich Valley
Farmington Just for Kix attends national dance competition
Boys' Tennis: Tigers fall to Owatonna 7-0 in first round of sections
Girls' Lacrosse: Farmington looks to get over hump and end slide
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
arts and entertainment
Businesses are her business
Dakota Electric: Rates down, satisfaction high
Farmers market taking root at mall
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
Place a Business Announcement
EMPIRE TOWNSHIP PUBLIC MEETING: Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program 6-12-18
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE: WINGS Financial CU v. Cody Powell
CITY OF FARMINGTON: 5/21/18 Hearing - Mesenbrink Construction
PROBATE NOTICE: Joseph John Berns Estate; 19HA-PR-18-272
CITY OF FARMINGTON: 5/8/18 Hearing - Winkler Land Co, LLC
Herbert Carl Swedin, Jr.
James K. Roschen
Elaine Thompson Larson
Tina Folch for House Representative
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
McNamara Fought For Local
Chuck Brooks: Yes, people really did do that
Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 1
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
Chuck Brooks: Moms, here and now, deserve appreciation
Letter to the editor: Proposed farm bill bad for environment
Submit a Political Letter
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
December 1, 2016
Minnesota roundup: Zoo's oldest tiger dies; Man shot by deputy was wearing bulletproof vest; 5 more state news stories
APPLE VALLEY, Minn.—Molniy, the Minnesota Zoo's oldest tiger, died Sunday due to chronic health issues from old age, the Apple Valley zoo...
December 1, 2016 - 9:19am
May 11, 2016
Baseball: Tigers let early leads slip away
The Farmington baseball team built a couple of early leads, but couldn’t hold on to them in back-to-back South Suburban Conference road losses last week. The Tigers led 1-0 and 4-3 in the early stages of last Tuesday’s game against Shakopee at Tahpah Park, but the Sabers scored...
May 11, 2016 - 10:44am
November 20, 2014
Girls hockey: Tigers are winners in their first South Suburban Conference game
It didn’t take the Farmington girls hockey team long to break the ice in its first season as a member of the South Suburban Conference. Playing...
November 20, 2014 - 7:47am
May 8, 2013
Girls lacrosse: Tigers end skid against Park
The Farmington girls lacrosse team jumped out to an early 4-0 lead and finally picked up its first win of the season 9-4 over Park of Cottage...
May 8, 2013 - 3:37pm
May 23, 2012
Farmington tennis shut out at Owatonna
Farmington was knocked out of the Section 1AA tournament after a 7-0 loss to Owatonna in the opening round last Tuesday in Owatonna. "We had three very close matches in which we led but couldn't close out," Tiger coach Jack Olwell said. "First, second and fourth singles all had some...
May 23, 2012 - 12:48pm
February 15, 2012
Injuries pile up in road losses for Tiger girls basketball team
A short bench made it tough for the Farmington girls basketball team to run with Chanhassen and Shakopee last week. Abby Gallus battled the flu, Desi Loftus was on the bench with a broken finger and Gabby White went down with a dislocated elbow, leaving the Tigers with seven varsity...
February 15, 2012 - 1:13pm
April 14, 2010
Track and field: Tigers sweep at River Falls Indoor
The Farmington boys and girls track team appear ready to head outdoors. The Tigers used contributions from up and down their respective lineups...
April 14, 2010 - 1:33pm
March 18, 2010
Boys basketball: Calcagno shoots down Tigers in section opener
Rochester Mayo's Sam Calcagno almost single-handedly knocked Farmington out of the Section 1AAAA basketball tournament last Wednesday night. Calcagno, who entered averaging 10 points per game for the 10-14 Spartans, drilled four three-pointers and rang up a career-high 37 points...
March 18, 2010 - 2:25pm
March 7, 2010
Magalis finishes sixth in state diving
The Farmington boys swimming and diving earned 13 points to finish 33rd at last weekend's Class AA state swimming and diving meet. Tyler Magalis earned the team's points. He finished sixth place finish in the one-meter diving competition. Magalis was also part of the 200 medley...
March 7, 2010 - 10:27am
January 9, 2009
Farmington sports podcast for Jan. 9: Ryan Hamen
The Farmington Independent sports podcast is back after a quick break for the holidays. This week Independent sports writer caught up with boys swimming and diving coach Ryan Hamen to talk about the Tiger team and about making the adjustment from assistant to the top job. We'll have...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for Sept. 12
It's Friday afternoon again and Independent sports writer Matthew Steichen is back with another installment of the Farmington Independent sports podcast. This week he's talking with Farmington Tiger football defensive coordinator Gary Burr about this week's big game against Hutchinson....
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Tiger sports podcast for August 22: Keith Revels
The new fall sports season is here and the Tiger sports podcast is back to keep you up to date on everything that's going on. This week Independent sports writer Matthew Steichen sits down with Farmington High School cross country coach Keith Revels to talk about what to expect from...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
July 17, 2008
15th-annual Tiger Scramble is Aug. 1 at Fountain Valley
The 15th-annual Tiger Fan Club Golf Scramble will be held Friday, Aug. 1, at Fountain Valley Golf course. Golfers may enter individually or enter as a member of a four-person team for $85 per person. The fee earns you 18 holes of golf, use of a golf cart, food and beverages on the...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Girls track: Medley relays vault Tigers
A victory in the 4x800 and three other second-place relays helped springboard the Farmington girls into fourth place at the eight-team Missota Conference Relays last Tuesday in Shakopee. The foursome of Jackie Beckett, Devyn Alberts, Bailey Opsal and Kaitlin Mincke combined for a...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Boys tennis: Battle of the Tigers goes to Hutchinson
The Hutchinson boys tennis team kept Farmington winless with a 7-0 sweep in Missota Conference action Monday afternoon. The match had previously been postponed due to the weather on April 17 and 18, but conditions were near perfect on the third try at Farmington High School. Farmington...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am