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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Farmington residents looking for work in their hometown will have a new resource available to them next month. On March 5, the Dakota County Farmington Library will host a job fair focused on getting people hired locally and getting them hired fast. The fair had 15 exhibitors at last count, and head librarian Barb Svoboda said they’re all ready to interview candidates on the spot.
Before he started working for the Farmington School District , Numen Smith thought he might be the only American Indian living in the city. He’s not, but that kind of...
When TJ Aubrecht played hockey for the Farmington Tigers he had to worry about body checks and slap shots. These days, the challenges he faces on skates are more gravity-based. Since 2013, Aubrecht, who graduated from FHS in 2006, has competed in Crashed Ice , the chaotic downhill-on-skates race that returns to downtown St. Paul Feb. 27.
There is a fine line, it seems, between being a collector, being an accumulator and being that guy you read about on the news when the police find him buried...
Negotiators from the Farmington School District and the Farmington Education Association worked through most of the day Friday and into the early morning Saturday in an attempt to reach an...
Some of Farmington’s most familiar faces are getting a taste of life behind the bar, and some good local causes are benefitting. In January, Farmington mayor Todd Larson led the way in what Ground Round owner Kirk Zeaman hopes will be monthly visits from guest bartenders. In a night of slinging beer, soft drinks and more, he raised more than $1,300 in tips for the Farmington Food Shelf .
It’s never too early to get ready for getting older, and the Farmington and Rosemount parks and recreation departments have a new series of classes they hope will help residents prepare for what lies ahead.
When Michelle Pepera went to the movies last Friday, it was a little bit like looking back in time. The story on screen in the new film Until Forever was pulled from her life, but it was a long-ago life, and she was a very different person then. “It’s surreal, but in a good way,” said Pepera, who has been a nurse at North Trail Elementary School for the past four years and worked in the district for 10. “Our love story was great. He was such a great person.”
Unless you are dealing with chronic brain trauma as the result of years playing professional football, you probably remember me mentioning last week in this space that I was taking...
Mike Freundschuh has never held elected office, but he’s already played a part in getting a bill passed in the Minnesota Legislature. The Lakeville resident, who announced this week he plans to seek the Republican endorsement for Senate in District 58, was involved in the passage in 2009 of a bill that formed the Nonprofit Insurance Trust. The trust helps provide insurance for nonprofit organizations that otherwise struggle to find coverage.