Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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For the first time in its eight-year history, the FHS robotics team is going to nationals. From March 2-5, the students competed with and against 59 other teams in a...
All of Farmington’s school buildings will grow solar gardens on their roofs following a decision Monday by the Farmington School Board. The district approved an agreement with Sundial Solar and...
It took five ballots and a whole lot of discussion, but Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher emerged from a field of four hopefuls Saturday to earn the Republican endorsement for Senate in District 58 .
Pleas from students, parents and one coach got Farmington School Board members to reconsider a construction schedule that will force this year’s graduation ceremonies out of Tiger Stadium, but they weren’t enough to make the board change its mind.
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information that may lead to the identification of a hit-and-run accident between a vehicle and a bicyclist the night...
Farmington City Council member Tim Pitcher emerged from a field of four hopefuls Saturday to earn the Republican endorsement for Senate in District 58. Pitcher, who is in his first term on the council, beat school board member Melissa Sauser and Lakeville businessmen Mike Freundschuh and Mark Priore for the endorsement. He hopes to replace Dave Thompson, who will step down at the end of his current term to move out of the state.
I bought a plant last weekend, and if I’m honest I couldn’t give you a good reason why. I mean, I have a reason. There was a spot in my...
Crowded but under control seems to be the story of last week’s caucuses in Senate District 58. Democrats and Republicans in the district both saw turnout well above normal last week, but district chairs for both parties said they had prepared for the rush. While there were reports of some other Minnesota precincts running out of ballots, local leaders said they stocked up in anticipation of the rush. “The one thing we guaranteed ourselves was, we will not run out of ballots and we will not run out of registration cards,” said District 58 GOP chair Randel Pronschinske.
Farmington High School’s new-look Tiger Fan Club is looking in a new direction to raise money for Tiger athletics. What it’s seeing is lots of piledrivers and bodyslams.
Progress and planning were at the center of mayor Todd Larson’s State of the City address Monday. The city is doing better now than it was a few years ago, he said, and that improvement will continue because the city has laid the groundwork to make sure it does. “We’re in a much better spot than we were a few years ago,” Larson said. “We have a plan and we’re staying the course.”