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 firefighters worked through the night March 29 to put out a fire in a garage at the corner of Fifth and Oak streets in downtown Farmington. The garage and...
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources made sure this week that the Vermillion River will be ready for trout fishing opener April 18. DNR employees stocked the river with 5,000 rainbow trout Tuesday morning. That’s 2,000 more than usual, and the fish were stocked in more places than usual in response to rule changes that will allow fishermen and -women to keep the rainbow trout they catch anywhere in Farmington. The DNR stocked trout in five locations from Rambling River Park downtown to an aquatic management area just east of Highway 55.
The Farmington Business Association held its annual Easter carnival March 26. Kids had a chance to play carnival games, win prizes and get their faces painted by some of the Farmington Royal Ambassadors.
I hope by now you all know my feelings about the robot uprising. It’s coming sooner than you may think, and when it does I want to make it clear...
Rachel Ramey always loved reading and writing. She kept a journal and wrote poetry. She even had something published in Reader’s Digest when she was a student at Farmington High School. They sent her $5. Until recently, that was the extent of her professional writing career. But now Ramey, who graduated from FHS in 1995, is a published author. Her first book, a short novel called Suddenly, is available now through Amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com. The book is the first in a series, and Ramey already has the second and third installments planned out.
Caring for a loved one who can’t care for himself can sometimes feel like a full time job. It can also feel kind of lonely. That’s where Farmington’s new caregivers support group comes in. Since last October, the group has met monthly. They have dinner and conversation, and they hear from a speaker who can help them deal with some of the issues they face.
When police have to break your window during a traffic stop, things probably aren’t going your way. In this case, a March 10 traffic stop ended with drug charges and...
Things got a little loud and a little messy Sunday afternoon as revelers celebrated the Hindu holiday of Holi at MN Hindu Milan Mandir in Farmington. The Hindu celebration of spring uses color in anticipation of the colors about to spring from the earth, and as a way to remove differences from the people who celebrate.
In a report approved Monday, members of the Farmington School District’s American Indian Education Parent Committee asked the school board for greater representation of American Indian culture in schools and...
A 19-year-old Farmington man who told police he got drunk and went out to “be rowdy” has been charged with burglary after he allegedly stole a phone, a lighter and...