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March 9, 2018
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Go further with food
March 9, 2018 - 11:00am
February 14, 2018
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Love your heart, too
February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
February 9, 2018
Farmington City Hall soon will be home to United States Department of Agriculture offices, too. The city signed a contact Monday to lease part of the second floor. File photo
USDA to lease office space in Farmington City Hall
February 9, 2018 - 6:49am
February 3, 2018
Akin Road third-grade teacher Becca Gangl believes yoga benefits students and teaches them how to relax and de-stress in school. “I just notice the importance of the breathing and how it immediately calms them down." Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Reading, writing and yoga
February 3, 2018 - 8:57am
January 24, 2018
Brinley Leibrock, 4, of Farmington, donned butterfly wings with her purple Minnesota Vikings jersey in hopes of bringing good luck to the team before the Jan. 21, 2018, NFC Championship game. While that didn’t work, parents Matt and Jessica Leibrock launched the “Vikings Brotherly Love,” which has taken flight. They hope it also will teach their daughter important lessons about sportsmanship and bullying. Submitted photo
Shower them with purple kindness
January 24, 2018 - 10:38am
Andrew Akhaphong
Viewpoint: Be well for a healthy new year
January 24, 2018 - 6:19am
January 14, 2018
Patty Smith of Farmington will wait until Jan. 21, 2018, when the Super Bowl LII contenders will be known, before completing her painting. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Dreaming purple and white
January 14, 2018 - 7:49am
January 12, 2018
Two suspects clad in hoodies and face coverings robbed a Kwik Trip store on Elm Street in Farmington Tuesday, Jan. 9. Farmington police Facebook photo.
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
January 12, 2018 - 10:57am
January 2, 2018
Jay Haugen of Farmington said tiny house residents are people who can enhance a city. “These are folks you want to have in your community who volunteer, shop local and have community gardens and are part of life,” he said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Living larger life in 'tiny house': Superintendent advocates for Farmington to lead Tiny Home movement
January 2, 2018 - 7:47am
January 1, 2018
Farmington City Council Member Katie Bernhjelm works for the Minnesota Vikings and is excited Minnesota will soon host the 2018 Super Bowl. After the team won the division, she holds hope for the team’s potential to make history and compete in their stadium. “Minnesota should be really proud of that and that it is even a possibility right now, and it would be exciting to bring it home here to Minnesota.” Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington council member works for the Vikings and bleeds purple
January 1, 2018 - 7:06am
December 25, 2017
Farmington officer Gary Tipton stands inside police headquarters alongside the department's new K-9, Odin, a 1-year-old Belgian Malinois dog from the Netherlands. Odin will assist with missing persons and drug cases. The two will start training in March 2018. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Oh, Odin: Farmington PD welcomes new K-9
December 25, 2017 - 7:49am
December 7, 2017
The FHS band and fans welcome the Farmington U-12B girls hockey team into Schmitz-Maki Arena as part of the surprise. Photo courtesy of Lynne Halterman Images
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
December 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
November 16, 2017
Reid Erickson lives with a traumatic brain injury after he broke his neck from a wartime explosion in Afghanistan. Today his service dog Milton acts as a protector and wears a vest in public and aids Erickson when he is home alone. “I don’t say he is my dog, I say I am his human,” Erickson said. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington veteran finds support from loving service dog
November 16, 2017 - 8:45am
November 9, 2017
 Joshua Ryan of Farmington (left) won nearly $13,000 worth of merchandise and services on "The Price is Right." He taped  his episode Aug. 1 and it aired Nov. 1 with host Drew Carey. Submitted photo
Farmington native wins on 'The Price is Right'
November 9, 2017 - 9:00pm
November 1, 2017
Law enforcement from multiple agencies flooded a Farmington neighborhood Tuesday, Oct. 31, to respond to a report of a suicidal woman. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Police: Farmington woman dies by suicide after seven-hour standoff
November 1, 2017 - 10:39am