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Trinity Care Center Trinity Campus is celebrating our volunteers by holding our annual Volunteer Appreciation Social on April 20, at 1:30 p.m. The location will be in the Cottages of the Care Center. Please attend as a volunteer or as someone who wants to appreciate these angels. Food, entertainment and fun will be provided. Farmington Lions The Farmington Lions Scholarship applications are available at Farmington High School and Christian Life School.
Thursday Wild Turkey Federation banquet Vermillion River Longbeards chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its 11th annual hunting heritage banquet at 5:30 p.m. April 11 at Celts Pub in Farmington. There will be live and silent auction items as well as raffles and prizes. For information call Jeff Kraus at 612-749-9662. Friday Live music Nigel Egg will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. April 12 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros.
March 22 Drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, 170th Street West and Pilot Knob Road Theft, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. Assault, fifth degree, 20600 block of Flagstaff Ave. March 23 Larceny, from yards, 1200 block of Prairie View Tr. Juvenile, child protection, address not available Drug information, Division and Elm streets Property damage, motor vehicle, pedestrian, 18200 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Liquor, consumption by persons under 21, 18300 block of English Ave.
The Minnesota State Patrol closed Highway 3 south of Farmington Thursday afternoon because of an accident. State troopers were waiting for an accident reconstruction team shortly before 5 p.m. Traffic was being diverted down Highway 86 through Castle Rock.
It wasn't the news Dian Bloom wanted to hear. The scan she had hoped would tell her she was cancer free came back with what her doctors called "an area of concern." But the spunky 18-year-old Farmington High School senior isn't letting the news get her down. Not right now, at least. This week, she's enjoying a week in Bora Bora with her grandmother and her closest friends. She'll think about her cancer next week, when she gets home. Bloom was diagnosed with Stage 4 liver cancer, or angiosarcoma, last May. In the time since then, she's gone through surgeries, radiation and chemotherapy.
Friday Live music Ron Seipp will perform from 8 to 10 p.m. April 5 at Dunn Bros. Coffee in Farmington. Dunn Bros. is located at 20700 Chippendale Ave. Storytime for all ages There will be a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. April 5 at the Dakota County Farmington Library. The library is located at 508 Third St. Saturday Fundraiser for Jaden Smith There will be a beer bash and silent auction fundraiser for Jaden Smith from 7 to 10 p.m. April 6 at Celts Pub in Farmington.
The Farmington City Council approved a new set of goals Monday night. That's a good thing. A city should have a plan for where it wants to go in the coming years. Listed among those goals is a desire to maintain good communication with residents. That is also good, but it doesn't necessarily fit with the way council members developed their goals. The city's goals document took shape in a series of workshop meetings that, while technically public, were held outside of council chambers and away from the cameras that record and broadcast regular council meetings.
March 15 Property damage accident, 187th Street?West and Pilot Knob Road Fraud, 900 block of Westgail Ct. Fraud, 800 block of Seventh St. March 16 Warrant service/arrest, Akin Road and Dunbar Avenue March 17 Damage to property, private, 18300 block of Elkwood Ave. Suspicious circumstances, 212th Street?West and Flagstaff?Avenue March 18 Animal bite, dog, 19100 block of Estate Ave. March 19 Vehicle impound/tow, 179th Street West and Flagstaff Avenue Larceny, 18500 block of Pilot Knob Rd. Theft of fuel from retailer, 200 block of Elm St.
Friday Good Friday service The Farmington Ministerium will hold its ecumenical Good Friday service at noon March 29 at Faith United Methodist Church. The service will focus on contrasts, the birth and death of Jesus as the celebration of Christmas, Good Friday and Easter are interconnected. There will be a light lunch following the service. All are welcome. Faith United Methodist Church is located at 710 Eighth St. in Farmington. Storytime for all ages There will be a storytime for all ages from 10:30 to 11 a.m. March 29 at the Dakota County Farmington Library.
Emergency workers in Farmington and Rosemount are equipped to handle a lot. They're well prepared to take care of the kinds of situations they are likely to encounter on a day-to-day basis. Every once in a while, though, something out of the ordinary comes along. Like a man getting trapped in a silo, as happened a few years ago in Farmington.