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September 12, 2018
When arena rock tribute band Hairball plays Prince at the Minnesota State Fair
The Minnesota-based arena rock tribute band Hairball prides itself on near-identical portrayals of icons like Alice Cooper. So when a white...
September 12, 2018 - 9:01am
February 2, 2018
Bold North Art Experience is open
WOODBURY — Marie Frederick, member of Artists of Woodbury, is the creative genius behind the Bold North Art Experience. "I thought that...
February 2, 2018 - 3:33pm
October 18, 2013
Book Report: This witty wonder may be for you
This witty wonder may be for you My literary almanac tells me that on this day in 1854, Oscar O’Flahertie Fingal Wills Wilde was born in Dublin, Ireland. Wilde, once the toast of venues as varied as London, England and Deadwood, S.D.
October 18, 2013 - 8:53am
October 4, 2013
Book Report: Doing a father, and a graceful writer, proud
It’s commonplace for Minnesota readers to get together and talk about the state’s greatest novelists. Sinclair Lewis and F. Scott...
October 4, 2013 - 12:01pm
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge.
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
November 15, 2012
Farmington High School will present 'Once Upon a Mattress' this weekend
There is always a story behind the story. As it turns out, this week's Farmington High School musical production of "Once Upon a Mattress" actually...
November 15, 2012 - 9:46am
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In...
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
February 10, 2011
Choirpalooza takes the stage in Farmington
Choirpalooza isn't just a cool sounding name for a concert. It's a cool concept for one, too. The annual Choirpaloooza concert is Thursday night...
February 10, 2011 - 11:25am
December 3, 2010
Book Report: My advice: Try these as presents
It's gift-giving time. I like to give books. Why? A book's conformation is easier to wrap than a snowmobile. And, properly selected, it's good...
December 3, 2010 - 1:35pm
October 5, 2010
Looking back: Elevator break-ins here yielded little for thieves 50 years ago
25 years ago From the October 2, 1985 edition of the Farmington Independent Fire hall to open Saturday isn't going to come fast enough for Dave Pietsch. The Farmington Fire Department, of which Pietsch is the Chief, has set this weekend for its move into new quarters on Denmark...
October 5, 2010 - 7:28am
September 23, 2010
A new song and dance
There was a whole lot of energy coming out of the Farmington High School recital hall Tuesday evening. About 110 Farmington students joined...
September 23, 2010 - 9:52am
80s favorites Great White will play Saturday at the fairgrounds
My, my, my. Popular 80s hair band Great White is coming to Farmington this weekend, headlining Saturday's second annual Rocktoberfest, sponsored...
September 23, 2010 - 9:37am
August 19, 2010
When weather cooperated, fair went well
For much of last week's run of the Dakota County Fair, it seemed like Mother Nature was determined to keep people at home. If it wasn't 95 degrees...
August 19, 2010 - 9:55am