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November 15, 2016
Aaron Rother joins RiverTown Multimedia sales team
Aaron Rother has joined RiverTown Multimedia as a multimedia sales representative. Rother's background includes 17 years in advertising, including print, radio, social media and digital marketing. Rother has helped hundreds of local businesses grow during this time through his active...
November 15, 2016 - 4:30pm
November 6, 2016
Competing in CrossFit for a good cause
Community members are invited to see fellow Farmington residents test their physical fitness at CrossFit Calypso's first United Heroes League Calypso Cup on Saturday, Nov. 12. Teams of two will compete to see who can complete a "functional fitness" workout in the fastest time. The...
November 6, 2016 - 5:30am
November 1, 2016
Bourbon Butcher hopes to open before Christmas
No doubt Twin Cities food critics will be surprised to see some of their favorite flavors and styles popping up in semi-rural Farmington. They'll...
November 1, 2016 - 4:13pm
October 26, 2016
Las Enchiladas chef brings a lifetime of cooking experience to his new restaurant
For 17 years Edgar Garcia worked for other restaurants and experimented with flavor concoctions at home. "I said I want to open one day my own...
October 26, 2016 - 5:09am
October 21, 2016
Summit Orthopedics to take over care at Farmington clinic in early 2017
Beginning in 2017, the physicians who provide orthopedic care at Northfield Hospital's FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Farmington will do so under a new name. Summit Orthopedics has assumed operations of Mankato Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic's office in Faribault and will now oversee...
October 21, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 20, 2016
Farmington squad car used to display new 3M vinyl in fancy new wrap
Residents may have noticed a snazzy new squad car tooling around town — gunmetal gray on top, tactical black in front, police blue on the...
October 20, 2016 - 10:27am
October 14, 2016
Mayor hints at more development coming to Vermillion River Crossings
Mayor Todd Larson hinted Wednesday that Hy-Vee may not be the only customer interested in purchasing property in the Vermillion River Crossings development on Highway 50 east of Denmark Avenue. "There are other interests we can't talk about right now," he said. "Hopefully the Vermillion...
October 14, 2016 - 5:14am
October 6, 2016
Hy-Vee purchases three plots in Vermillion River Crossings
The city of Farmington has confirmed that Hy-Vee Inc. has purchased three plots of land in the Vermillion River Crossings development for $2.8 million. “This was a big step,” said Adam Kienberger, community development director for the city of Farmington. “They do now officially...
October 6, 2016 - 7:46pm
Mall of America closed for Thanksgiving, tenants have option to stay open
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Mall officials announced Wednesday, Oct. 5, that the Mall of America in Bloomington will be closed on Thanksgiving Day. According to a Mall of America letter sent to mall tenants and employees Wednesday morning, the decision was made so “team members can put...
October 6, 2016 - 9:27am
September 28, 2016
Frontier's Vantage TV open for business next month
Farmington and Rosemount, along with Lakeville, Burnsville and Apple Valley, have completed their portion of the legal process to invite Frontier Communication to sell cable subscriptions in the five-city area. Frontier says with those approvals behind them, residents should start...
September 28, 2016 - 1:02pm
September 19, 2016
Shoulder season means bargains for fliers
FARGO — Cooler weather signals a halt to the summer hustle and bustle, but it's also the favorite time of year for many bargain flyers....
September 19, 2016 - 2:00pm
June 24, 2016
Abundant Vine grows from the ground up
People who know Rachael Cochrane like to joke that if the zombie apocalypse ever comes, they’re heading to her house because she’s basically...
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
Forum Communications to acquire Scuttlebutt magazine
Forum Communications Company, or FCC, has announced that they have entered into an agreement to purchase Scuttlebutt magazine owned by Bromeland Publishing. Scuttlebutt magazine, based in Blue Earth, Minn. is owned by Bob Bromeland. The sale is expected to close on July 8. A letter...
June 24, 2016 - 1:54pm
June 20, 2016
Signs of life in a dormant development
When Tim Giles took over the development now known as the New Sunrise Addition, there were few signs of life. There were nine occupied houses,...
June 20, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 17, 2016
Helmer Companies selling publications to Forum Communications
Forum Communications Co., or FCC, announced today it is entering into an agreement to purchase the publications and a carrier delivery company owned by Helmer Printing. The deal is scheduled to close Monday, June 27. Helmer Printing is a third-generation, family-owned company based...
June 17, 2016 - 12:02pm