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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 26, 2017
Alisa Peterson, education director with Dakota City Heritage Village, stands by a Christmas tree inside the Harris House that will be open and decorated in the theme of Ethnic Traditions of 1900. by Kara Hildreth / contributor
Organizers plan for Farmington's Dazzle Day to shine
November 26, 2017 - 8:45am
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
October 28, 2017
Immigration rights attorney Michele Garnett McKenzie is deputy director of The Advocates for Human Rights in Minneapolis. She discussed immigration issues in Minnesota and the country Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Farmington Library during the weekly One Book, One Farmington lecture series. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Unwrapping immigration's complexities: Attorney speaks on issue during One Book, One Farmington event
October 28, 2017 - 2:32pm
October 25, 2017
Local artist Nick Sinclair loves painting, drawing and creating art with an automotive theme. The walls of Impact Auto Repair in Farmington are covered with his artwork because shop owner Jimi Brown is a big fan. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
October 25, 2017 - 8:45am
October 24, 2017
Bring children in Halloween costumes to see a free music and puppet show Sunday, Oct. 29, at Bluenose Coffee shop in Farmington with singer Alison Cromie and Boink and Kaitlyn Akin. Kara Hildreth / contributor
Music and Boink entertain at Farmington Halloween show
October 24, 2017 - 8:45am
October 21, 2017
Rebel Chef restaurant to open soon in Farmington
October 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
October 2, 2017
Noah Marthey was born July 23 at home in Farmington to his parents Jenae and Josh Marthey thanks to the help of Farmington police, firefighters and EMTs. Allina Health Emergency Medical presented a Stork Award at the Sept. 18 Farmington City Council meeting. The family is shown with firefighters Steven Endres, Benny Van Cleve, Dan Strumberger and Chief Jim Larsen, and police officers Chris Lutz and Dane Tukua. Paramedics not present were Shane Kinney and Andrew Rinerson. Kara Hildreth / contributor
'Stork' award: Public safety recognized for help in baby's surprise home delivery in Farmington
October 2, 2017 - 8:45am