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March 20, 2018
Holmes pauses for a second to let the room settle after a quick appearance from associate director Brad Mariska. John R. Russett / Rivertown Multimedia
'Doing all the things': Farmington band director named first female MMEA jazz chair
March 20, 2018 - 7:49am
February 15, 2018
Friends rally to aid fire victims
February 15, 2018 - 2:06pm
February 4, 2018
Caleb Bolton
Caleb Bolton named Farmington Firefighter of the Year
February 4, 2018 - 7:49am
February 1, 2018
Cable coordinator Tim Klausler leads a staff who produce YouTube videos for Farmington and Rosemount that communicate information about the city, parks and recreation and public safety. Recently, Klausler has been filmed as the “Farmington Fred” character who communicates information about city ordinances in a funny, neighborly way. Kara Hildreth / contributor
'Farmington Fred' hits the streets
February 1, 2018 - 10:51am
January 31, 2018
Air-itorial over the big game: How the Super Bowl air traffic plan came together
January 31, 2018 - 7:20pm
January 28, 2018
Deb and Jim Lyness are ready for the big game with their volunteer Crew 52 gear. The two will work the Super Bowl Live event on Nicollet Mall leading up to the game. play button
Hastings helps make up Super Bowl's Crew 52
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 24, 2018
Brinley Leibrock, 4, of Farmington, donned butterfly wings with her purple Minnesota Vikings jersey in hopes of bringing good luck to the team before the Jan. 21, 2018, NFC Championship game. While that didn’t work, parents Matt and Jessica Leibrock launched the “Vikings Brotherly Love,” which has taken flight. They hope it also will teach their daughter important lessons about sportsmanship and bullying. Submitted photo
Shower them with purple kindness
January 24, 2018 - 10:38am
January 20, 2018
Chris Kohler and Mark Johnson first built a backyard ice rink on Farmington's Lake Ann two seasons ago. Now -- despite the rigid 2017-18 season's start -- the rink attracts many in the Mystic Meadows to brave the outdoors. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Breaking ice, building community
January 20, 2018 - 7:49am
January 11, 2018
A picture of the "Legacy Wall" soon after it was constructed early this winter. Photo courtesy of Lance Kuehn
Rosemount boys lacrosse builds "Legacy Wall" at RHS
January 11, 2018 - 1:47pm
December 19, 2017
Boy Scout Justin Smith designed an 9 Square game on the playground for his Eagle Scout project and now North Trail Elementary students play the competitive game during recess. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Giving back: Farmington Eagle Scouts design projects to benefit elementary students
December 19, 2017 - 7:49am
December 12, 2017
Alison Cromie’s father Craeg Nolan of Rosemount built piggy banks for all his grandchildren, including Magnus, 6, and his 4-year-old brother Corvus Cromie. Submitted photograph
Rosemount family builds piggy banks to fulfill father's dying wish
December 12, 2017 - 8:45am
December 6, 2017
Farmington community members traveled south to Port Aransas, along with the truck driver from Wayne Transports in Rosemount. After unloading the truck, the group shared a meal from The Beach Lodge. Pictured are (from left) Ferro and son Mark Pellicci, Karen Evenson, server Shelly, truck driver Rich Klahr, Amy Flom, LeAnna Morgan, Bobbi Bowler and Andrew Erben. Submitted photo
Road trip of goodwill: Farmington residents build friendship with Port Aransas
December 6, 2017 - 8:45am
December 5, 2017
Port Aransas gave a gratitude sign to Farmington community leaders who traveled to the coastal town devastated by Hurricane Harvey. Pictured are Bobbi Bowler, Dianna Burgess, LeAnna Morgan of Port Aransas and Amy Flom of Thrivent Financial Minnesota Valley Associates in Farmington. Submitted photo
Town filled with gratitude: Port Aransas thankful for Farmington's support
December 5, 2017 - 8:45am
December 1, 2017
Jim Meyer's shed caught fire before he had finished harvest. All of his farming equipment was destroyed in the blaze. Photo courtesy of Jim Meyer
Help at harvest: Neighbors aid Castle Rock farmer after he loses equipment in fire
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
November 20, 2017
Farmington police Sgt. Lee Hollatz retires after serving the community for nearly 23 years. Hollatz was honored by Farmington Police Chief Brian Lindquist, who commended his years of service, gave him a hug and his police badge mounted on a plaque. Kara Hildreth / contributor
'Filled with gratitude': Retiring Sgt. Lee Hollatz heralded as hard-working, determined cop
November 20, 2017 - 8:45am