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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Fired up to lead: Elvestad named Farmington fire chief
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
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Farmington boys hockey has the talent; looks to build experience
Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite
Tigers girls hockey fights through the meat grinder
Report: Justin Morneau set to retire, rejoin Twins as special assistant
Farmington girls' basketball goes 1-2 at St. Olaf
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
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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
EZ Auto Repair plans to open new shop in March
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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January 15, 2018
Hoping to build Hope Fieldhouse
For years, Rosemount youth sports teams have been challenged to find courts on which to play. Hope Fieldhouse is the name of a proposed building...
January 15, 2018 - 11:49am
The 3-3 math adds up to no vice chair
Farmington School Board elected Melissa Sauser as new chair but was unable to agree on a vice chair. The six-member board split 3-3 several times....
January 15, 2018 - 7:49am
November 24, 2017
Farmington School District moves forward with boundary change study
The Farmington School District will move forward and review boundary changes to be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year. Back in October,...
November 24, 2017 - 8:45am
November 17, 2014
FHS presents Urinetown, a play to challenge students
Farmington High School teacher Maria Capecchi likes to challenge her students. She’s carrying that through to her drama students, too, as they...
November 17, 2014 - 12:08pm
November 14, 2014
District 192 settles grievance
The Farmington School District settled a grievance Monday related to years of experience 55 district teachers received credit for when they were hired. The district hired the teachers in recent years but might, for example, have given a teacher with five years of experience credit...
November 14, 2014 - 7:59am
November 6, 2014
Miniature golf provides a major math lesson at MVES
The fourth grade pod at Meadowview Elementary School seemed more like a golf course and less like a classroom space last week, as all 115 or...
November 6, 2014 - 12:29pm
October 31, 2014
Farmington students want to scare hunger
This Halloween marks Farmington's second year of participation in a We Act campaign called We Scare Hunger. Students from Farmington schools will trick-or-treat for items to benefit the Farmington Food Shelf. The We Day Initiative in Farmington began last year by raising money to...
October 31, 2014 - 7:56am
Farmington schools show growth at all levels
Enrollment in Farmington schools is ahead of projections at all levels according to a report given at Monday night’s school board meeting. The district’s enrollment on Oct. 1 was 7,075. That includes early childhood programs. The state of Minnesota uses the Oct. 1 number to determine...
October 31, 2014 - 7:44am
October 30, 2014
ISD 192 teacher evaluation plan raises concerns
The Farmington School Board approved a new evaluation program for teachers Monday night despite concerns from some board members the program does not meet state requirements, or even adequately measure performance. All Minnesota districts are required to implement a teacher evaluation...
October 30, 2014 - 9:35am
October 17, 2014
Fired Farmington coach loses appeal
A room full of supporters and a direct appeal to school board members were not enough to get Lynn Baumann her job back. Farmington School Board members declined Monday to take any action to overturn last month’s decision to fire the longtime Farmington High School gymnastics coach. Baumann...
October 17, 2014 - 10:48am
October 16, 2014
Independent Town Pages election guide: Farmington School Board
Nov. 4 is right around the corner, and voters in Farmington and Rosemount have some choices to make. In addition to statewide politics, there are elections for city council and school board in Farmington and for city council in Rosemount. To help voters make an informed decision,...
October 16, 2014 - 7:44pm
Community ed class will teach math tricks
Math skills don’t always come easily for kids. Some students truly struggle to learn even the basic concepts. But Farmington Community Education has a special class coming up next week to help students with their math skills. Called Math Facts the Easy Way, the two-night session...
October 16, 2014 - 2:01pm
October 10, 2014
FHS band needs new uniforms
Even though the Farmington High School Tiger Marching Band is participating in this weekend’s Youth In Music marching band competition, it will be a while before the band competes against other schools. But that’s okay with teacher Erin Holmes, who works with the FHS marching...
October 10, 2014 - 11:30am
October 9, 2014
Farmington homecoming prank leads to charges
But for one unfortunate event early in the week, Farmington’s 2014 homecoming week was relatively quiet. It didn’t start out that way, though. Thanks to a prank on the first night of this year’s homecoming week, 17 students now face possible charges from the Dakota County attorney’s...
October 9, 2014 - 10:51am
October 4, 2014
Dodge Middle School: After-school exploration
Students at Dodge Middle School are getting a chance to explore their creative side — and their techie side — this year, thanks to the school’s...
October 4, 2014 - 7:52am