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June 2, 2016
Farmington pays tribute on Memorial Day
Farmington held its annual Memorial Day ceremonies Sunday and Monday. There were ceremonies Sunday at Farmington Lutheran Cemetery and Castle...
June 2, 2016 - 5:59am
December 11, 2015
Your weekend: Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas and an omelet
Farmington residents can take a step back in time at Dakota City Heritage Village, enjoy an omelet while supporting Toys for Town and local veterans groups, and take part in the Yellow Ribbon Network's annual cookie walk this weekend. And that's just the start.
December 11, 2015 - 9:25am
November 23, 2015
Letter: Thanks for supporting Patriotic Day
To the editor, Thank you Farmington community for your collective collaboration, cooperation and honor shown to current service personnel and veterans. Our Annual Patriotic Day celebration on Nov. 5 should be the model used by all communities throughout our nation. Serving a free,...
November 23, 2015 - 8:49am
November 5, 2015
Patriotic Day returns tonight
Jill Stephenson knows better than most the sacrifices that come with being a military family. The Rosemount resident watched her only son, Ben...
November 5, 2015 - 2:38pm
October 8, 2015
Your weekend: State marching band championship returns Saturday
There's no complaining about having nothing to do this weekend. From fire department open houses to marching band championships to ham dinners...
October 8, 2015 - 10:55am
June 4, 2015
Letter to the editor: Thanks for supporting veterans
We want to thank all the businesses and citizens in the Farmington community who so generously supported our veterans during the recent Memorial Day poppy distributions. For God and country. American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189
June 4, 2015 - 9:14am
May 21, 2015
Just in time for Memorial Day, a new tribute to veterans
Just in time for Memorial Day, there’s a new plaque at St. Michael’s Cemetery that pays tribute to all of the men and women who have served,...
May 21, 2015 - 9:36am
January 31, 2011
Farmington resident Dan Jordan is there to help veterans
When Dan Jordan started his new job earlier this month, he had some big shoes to fill. He inherited a full calendar, too. Jordan started his...
January 31, 2011 - 7:52am
November 11, 2009
The Netherlands honors Willmar World War II veteran
WILLMAR, Minn. -- A Willmar man is among seven Minnesota soldiers who will be honored by the Netherlands government for helping liberate part...
November 11, 2009 - 7:22am
For vets, 'thank you' has been a long time coming
Farmington residents will have the opportunity to say a long overdue thank you to the community's Vietnam-era veterans this weekend. On Saturday, a group of Vietnam-era veterans and their families will board a bus at the Farmington American Legion. That bus has a specific destination:...
June 11, 2009 - 4:39pm
May 21, 2009
Vets sought for recognition
In this day and age where Americans pledge to support our troops, it is easy to forget that other generations of soldiers were not so lucky. Especially those who fought in Vietnam. In June, the state of Minnesota is aiming to rectify wrongs of the past by holding a special event...
May 21, 2009 - 2:30pm
For the Deegans, poppy poem is a family tradition
Memorial Day services in Farmington have changed over the years, but one thing has remained constant for a few decades: Jim Deegan will read "In Flanders Field" during the ceremony at Corinthian Cemetery. Granted, the Jims have changed. Years ago, Farmington American Legion Post...
May 21, 2009 - 2:17pm
April 23, 2009
Veterans gain, farmers cut in budget bill
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House would give veterans programs more money, but delay or eliminate some agriculture spending. But for some representatives,...
April 23, 2009 - 7:52am
February 19, 2009
Editorial: Veterans' exhibit tells important tales
You don't have to listen long to realize Farmington's newest veterans have stories to tell. Jared Kuyper is 25, but he feels much older than that. Thanks to the experiences he had while serving nearly two years in Iraq, the Farmington High School graduate feels like he has little...
February 19, 2009 - 12:51am
February 18, 2009
Traveling exhibit tells veterans' stories
When Jared Kuyper joined the Army National Guard at age 17, he was a junior at Farmington High School. Back in 2000, he was just a kid looking...
February 18, 2009 - 11:23am