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December 20, 2010
Snow forces cancelations
Winter doesn't technically begin until tomorrow, but that doesn't seem to matter today. Due to the amount of snow that has fallen since this morning -- and will likely continue into the evening -- cancellation notices are starting to come in to our office. Local cancellations...
December 20, 2010 - 4:49pm
December 16, 2010
Q and A: Blizzard made for a busy weekend
I don't know about where you live, but over in my neighborhood, I rarely have to lift a shovel full of snow. My home is part of an association,...
December 16, 2010 - 10:14am
December 13, 2010
Blizzard leaves a mess
Even though the city of Farmington was still clearing streets on Monday, the 17 to 18 inches of snow that fell over the weekend was more of an...
December 13, 2010 - 2:26pm
December 11, 2010
: Snow cancels activities in Farmington
Heavy snows shut down at least a few activities today in Farmington. Dakota City Heritage Village has canceled its Christmas in the Village for the weekend. Activities in the 1900-era village were scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. A rescheduled event will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Dec....
December 11, 2010 - 12:39pm
November 13, 2010
There was plenty of grumbling when the first flakes started falling Friday night, but not everybody was upset to see the first real evidence...
news / outdoors
November 13, 2010 - 5:02pm
August 19, 2010
Column: Reaction to storm was cool to see
I was really confused Friday morning. I don't often sleep with my windows closed during the summer. I like to sleep with fresh air, so unless it's really hot for a really long time, I don't turn on my air conditioner at night. Well, last week was really hot for a really long time....
August 19, 2010 - 10:10am
For residents, storm warnings trailed behind damage
By the time warning sirens sounded Friday morning in Farmington the most serious damage had already been done. According to Dakota Communication Center interim director Diane Lind, warning sirens were activated in Farmington at 3:46 a.m. Aug. 13. But by that time, many residents...
August 19, 2010 - 9:58am
EF-1 tornado had winds up to 105 mph
They swore it was a tornado. It turns out, they were right. On Sunday, the National Weather Service confirmed what many Farmington residents...
August 19, 2010 - 9:51am
Storm damaged 124 homes in Farmington
Mother Nature wasn't picky when she decided whose homes would be damaged by last Friday's early morning tornado. She didn't care if the home...
August 19, 2010 - 9:49am
Letter: Where was truth about sirens?
To the editor, I first want to say how wonderful the residents of Farmington have been during these tumultuous times.
opinion / letters
August 19, 2010 - 9:48am
Editorial: Response to storm was heartening
Residents in Farmington's storm-struck midsection could be excused for feeling a bit traumatized over the weekend. Many awoke early Friday morning to the noisy rumblings and violent winds of a tornado that left more than 120 homes damaged and at least 13 currently unhabitable. That's...
opinion / editorials
August 19, 2010 - 9:46am
August 16, 2010
First came the damage, then came the sirens
By the time warning sirens sounded Friday morning in Farmington the most serious damage had already been done. According to Dakota Communication Center interim director Diane Lind warning sirens were activated in Farmington at 3:46 a.m. Aug. 13. But by that time, many residents in...
August 16, 2010 - 12:59pm
Friday storm was a tornado, weather service says
The news probably won't come as a surprise to many of the Farmington homeowners who were affected, but the National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in the city early on Aug. 13. The EF-1 tornado had winds of up to 105 miles per hour, though most of the damage...
August 16, 2010 - 8:44am
August 13, 2010
Storm causes major damage overnight
Clean-up efforts are under way after strong winds caused a considerable amount of damage to the central part of Farmington Friday morning. Severe weather sirens sounded around 3:30 a.m. Friday. According to Farmington city administrator Peter Herlofsky, the winds moved from the west...
August 13, 2010 - 8:04am
February 8, 2010
Middle schools, high school will get out early
Farmington middle school and high school students will get out 15 minutes early today to help keep buses on schedule. The early release is designed to ensure the buses will get back in time to transport elementary school students at their normal release time. All after-school activities...
February 8, 2010 - 12:15pm