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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Nearly a year after negotiations started, discussions have taken on a new tone between the Farmington School District and its teachers. Teachers have intensified demonstrations at school board events, including...
Prince fans who want to continue celebrating the Minnesota music icon's life will have several opportunities this week in Rosemount. Marcus Theatres' Rosemount Cinema will screen Prince's Purple Rain several times April 25 through April 28.
The movie industry has a challenge in front of it. As home televisions get bigger and better, the average potential moviegoer finds less and less reason to spend money that...
When visitors come to Boeckman Middle School , it’s usually Linda Gleason’s face they see first. She’s there in the front office, a smile on her face, bowl of candy...
Farmington High School will offer a slightly skewed take on the entirety of Greek mythology with this week’s production of its spring play: The Iliad, the Odyssey and all of Greek Mythology in 99 Minutes or Less. The play offers a frenzied, sometimes fractured look at everything from the creation of man to the war between Sparta and Troy, with students jumping into multiple roles throughout the night. The show will be on stage at Boeckman Middle School at 7 p.m. April 21-23.
Watt Munisotaram Temple in Farmington celebrated the Cambodian New Year with several days of activity last week. Cambodian New Year is a three-day holiday that typically falls on April 13 and celebrates the end of the harvest season. The Farmington temple had food vendors, music and other events to celebrate the holiday.
The Farmington Fire Departmen t has disbanded its Explorers program due to lack of interest, said assistant fire chief James Schmitz. But it may not be gone forever. The Explorer program gives young adults, ages 14-21 the opportunity to learn about firefighting alongside seasoned professionals. Students participate in fire department functions and learn about emergency services, local government and leadership skills.
Farmington police are looking for someone who might have seen something out of the ordinary downtown Farmington early on the morning of April 9. Sometime between 2 and 6 a.m...
Cammie LaValle’s baseline is excruciating. Her bad days can be paralyzing. In between, she’s just doing everything she can to make things better for herself and others like her. The problems started in late 2013 for LaValle, who lives on the Farmington-Lakeville border. She went in for surgery she had been putting off for one reason or another. It was supposed to correct pain she’d had related to carpal tunnel.
Two Farmington residents have been charged with felony drug offenses after Dakota County Drug Task Force agents executed a search warrant at their home. Agents executed the warrant March 31...