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Farmington got a lot of attention last week thanks to the actions of one high school hockey player. The reaction is not a big surprise. The video of Austin Krause's abrupt departure from the ice Feb. 12 was striking, and for many it played neatly into an ongoing narrative about What's Wrong With Kids Today. That discussion has been going on as long as there have been kids to annoy the older generation with their rock music or that newfangled fire.
February 1 Harassment, 19600 block of Calumet Ct. Property damage accident, Chippendale Avenue and Elm Street DWI, second degree, 200 block of Third St. February 2 Property damage accident, Seventh and Elm streets Drugs, possess over 1.4 grams of marijuana in motor vehicle, 200th Street West and Langford Lane Property damage accident, 200 block of Elm St. Domestic, 5200 block of 183rd St, W. Vehicle theft, 20 block of Fourth St. February 3 Property damage accident, hit and run, 5400 block of 183rd St.W.
The second quarter honor roll has been released by Dodge Middle School.
Farmington Food Shelf The Farmington Food Shelf is looking for a volunteer couple or friends to help out at the Farmington Food Shelf one Saturday a month from 8-10 a.m. This Saturday morning volunteer position does not involve client/family contact, just transporting food donations, sorting and storing. For more information, please call the Farmington Food Shelf at 651-463-5019. Please leave your name and contact info if you reach the voice mail recording.
Friday Storytime for all ages The Dakota County Farmington Library will hold a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Feb. 15. Storytime includes stories and activities ideal for mixed-age audiences such as childcare groups and families. The library is located at 508 Third St. Songwriters' showcase Six Minnesota singer-songwriters will perform their original music in a showcase from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 15 at Dunn Bros. in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave. Dave Thompson office hours Sen.
Opening a business is a big step, and for someone who is new to the process, it can be nerve-wracking in the best of times, frightening and frustrating at the worst. That's why we're excited about Open to Business, a new service offered in Farmington thanks to a partnership between the city and a number of outside organizations. The service, which officially launches in two weeks, is a resource for people thinking about going into business for themselves, or for current business owners looking to make a change.
Farmington has one more recreational opportunity available now at the Dodge Middle School Pool. Colm Griffin, aquatics coordinator at the pool, recently announced the addition of an Aquaclimb climbing wall.
January 25 Medical, 3600 block of 205th St. W. Warrant service/arrest, 5000 block of Lower 183rd St. W. January 26 DWI, fourth degree, Fourth and Elm streets Drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, 160th Street West and Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley Fraud, 700 block of Ninth St. January 27 Liquor, consumption by persons under 21, 205th?Street West and Chippendale Avenue Traffic, driving after revocation, Third and Pine streets Property damage accident, 6300 block of 212th St. W.
Last weekend's extreme cold prompted Minnesotans to hide indoors. I was supposed to head up to St. Paul to check out the Winter Carnival parade, but chickened out at the last minute. The forecast was too disturbing. Visions of grey toes and tingling fingers scared me. I decided the local movie theater might provide a Saturday outing with a lower risk of frostbite.
The Farmington girls hockey team saw its season come to an end with a 7-0 loss to Lakeville South in the opening round of the Section 1AA tournament Wednesday night in Lakeville. The Tigers finished with a record of 5-19-2. Second-Seeded South advanced to face Kasson-Mantorville in the semifinals.