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New Farmington District 192 video shows strategic plan in action  ECM Publishers

Farmington High 2019 graduate Joey Stam shared personal testimony on how he discovered his spark in a new district video entitled “We Are Farmington – We ...



Farmington High School fishing team starts inaugural season  River Towns

On a boat in the middle of one of the lakes in the Jefferson chain near Mankato, the Farmington High School Fishing Team will compete in the first tournament of ...



Year in review 2018: Forward-thinking year for Farmington Area Schools  ECM Publishers

In recent years, District 192 has been focused on innovation, and 2018 was no exception. This summer, each school constructed an innovative space.



Farmington superintendent — Minnesota 2019 Superintendent of the Year — announces retirement  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Jay Haugen, the Farmington schools superintendent and 2019 Minnesota superintendent of the year, has announced his retirement. Haugen has served as a ...



Farmington's superintendent draws rave reviews for approach to learning: 'People think the world of him'  Star Tribune

Jay Haugen, Minnesota's superintendent of the year, believes in individualized approaches to education.



Farmington High School robotics team honored at the White House  KARE11.com

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA — The Farmington High School robotics team was honored by First Lady Melania Trump at the White House on Tuesday.



High school robotics students build power wheelchair for 2-year-old  KARE11.com

FARMINGTON, Minn — In need of a costly power wheelchair for their son, the parents of 2-year-old Cillian Jackson turned to an unlikely source. Teenagers.



Extra Police At Farmington High School After Viral 'Threat'  WWJ Newsradio 950

FARMINGTON (WWJ) - Police will have an increased presence when classes resume Wednesday at Farmington High School following a viral threat that was ...



Photos: Farmington High School prom attendees dazzle  Farmington Independent

Farmington High School prom attendees took photos and chatted with family and friends after a midday grand march on May 11. The grand march took place at ...



Farmington robotics team will present another boy a wheelchair — at the White House  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Farmington High School's Rogue Robotics team is on a roll. The media buzz from the team's Project Cillian — they built a modified wheelchair for a disabled ...



Farmington High School announces 'A' honor roll | Free  ECM Publishers

Farmington High School has announced its 2018-19 first trimester “A” honor roll.



Superintendent Jay Haugen is confident innovation will continue after his retirement  ECM Publishers

On a night when Farmington Area School administrators spoke about the innovative work being done by students, teachers and staff, Superintendent Jay ...



A Robotics Team Built a Toddler a Wheelchair. Now He’s Chasing His Corgis Around.  The New York Times

Cillian Jackson, a 2-year-old with a genetic condition that makes mobility difficult, is now on the move thanks to a high school robotics team in his Minnesota ...



Patriotic Day is Nov. 8 at Farmington High School  ECM Publishers

Patriotic Day will be celebrated Nov. 8 at Farmington High School. The event will include a free dinner beginning at 5 p.m.; a program will follow at 7 p.m. This is ...



Robotics team creates wheelchair for local child | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Farmington team builds device for 2-year-old with limited mobility.



Farmington Dew Days Schedule of Events 2019 | Farmington  ECM Publishers

All events are subject to change. Some events were being confirmed as of presstime, so check farmingtondewdays.com for the latest.



Farmington robotics team honored at White House | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Around this time last year, Farmington High School's Rogue Robotics team was *fresh* off its competition season, and made community appearances at various ...



School Board looks at scheduling options | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Start times for elementary, middle school students may change.



Musical storm brewing in Farmington for drum corps show  ECM Publishers

That rumble of thunder you might hear in Farmington isn't an approaching storm. It's the return of hundreds of musicians and dancers performing at “March On! A ...



Rogue Robotics team engineers winning season  Farmington Independent

Farmington High School's robotics team, "Rogue Robotics" engineered success to place third out of 63 teams this week during competition. "At one time during ...



Community rallies around student with cancer | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Farmington hosts benefits to support teen Heidi Kuckes.



Farmington's Moe signs Letter of Intent to play football at Bemidji...  Farmington Independent

Senior Alijah Moe signed his Letter of Intent to play football at Bemidji State University on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Moe played wide receiver for the Tigers this past ...



Farmington HS marching band leaders say ‘Dystopia’ show not about Trump’s America  St. Paul Pioneer Press

Farmington High School marching band leaders are making changes to their football halftime show in response to complaints from supporters of President ...



Farmington School Board agrees Jason Berg will serve as interim superintendent  ECM Publishers

Three months until District 192 Superintendent Jay Haugen retires and the Farmington School Board has already agreed the interim superintendent will be ...



High School Robotics Team Builds Motorized Car for 2-Year-Old Boy Unable to Walk  PEOPLE.com

Cillian Jackson has a new set of wheels after the robotics team at Farmington High School hacked a toy car to build him a custom motorized wheelchair.



OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: Farmington High band, accused of playing politics, was squelched  Star Tribune

How tragic that an artistic composition — one that explores the timely theme of “what it would be like to live in a world where culture and personal expression are ...



Farmington High band, accused of playing politics, marches on  Star Tribune

This year's field show, "Dystopia," initially featured 10-foot-high boards spelling out the word, "RESIST," but critics cried foul.



Matt Clark's life-changing journey through wrestling  Farmington Independent

While the Farmington Tigers wrestling team had a great deal of success this season, one individuals' biggest accomplishment came off of the mat. Over the past ...



High School Marching Band Routine Hits Controversial Note  KSTP

The Farmington High School Marching Band is making changes to the end of its routine after some complained it was political and anti-Trump ...



Farmington girls' hockey is the No. 1 seed in Section 1AA  Farmington Independent

The Farmington Tigers girls' hockey team once again sits atop Section 1AA as the playoffs start. Last year, they were the No. 1 seed in last year's section playoffs ...



Test-driving a new plan for FHS parking lot  ECM Publishers

Drivers along Flagstaff Avenue may have observed more police presence at Farmington High School this week. But the change isn't something to be concerned ...



City of Farmington hosts Highway 3 Corridor Plan open house  Farmington Independent

The City of Farmington will host a Highway 3 Corridor Plan Open House from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, May 16, inside Farmington City Hall, 430 Third St. The open ...



Final work underway on new Farmington High School project  Farmington Daily Times

The final work is being completed on the $75 million Farmington High School project more than six years after the project was first envisioned.



Farmington High grad Poppin' John Austin makes splash on NBC dance series  Farmington Daily Times

FARMINGTON — Farmington native John Austin's debut on the NBC-TV reality series "World of Dance" tonight was a successful one, as the Farmington High ...



Historic parade for Dew Days | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Organizers believe the parade's sensory zone is the first of its kind in Minnesota.



Tschida is new AD at Farmington High School  Farmington Independent

The new head of Farmington High School's athletics and activities departments has been a teacher, coach, athletic director and, most recently, a principal.



High school band changes routine after performance sparks controversy  KARE11.com

The Farmington high school marching band has been accused of playing politics after a show last Friday rubbed some parents the wrong way.



South Suburban Conference High School Sports Scores  kdhlradio.com

See the latest high school sports scores, upcoming game schedules, and fan-submitted game photos and video for teams in Minnesota's South Suburban ...



Farmington High School announces honor roll | Education  ECM Publishers

Farmington High School has announced its third trimester 2017-18 “A” honor roll.



Farmington American Legion appoints new commander  Farmington Independent

Doug Taube wants to reach out to local and area veterans to join the Farmington American Legion Post. Taube, 55, was sworn-in as the new American Legion ...



Farmington athletics director honored at US Bank Stadium  ECM Publishers

Farmington High School's athletics and activities director, Bill Tschida, believes coaching should prepare students for more than just sports; it should teach them ...



A new look for Farmington's schools  Farmington Independent

The start of the 2009-10 school year brought a lot of change to the Farmington School District. From the opening of a new high school and the addition of a fifth ...



Photos: Farmington High band changes its program following criticism  Minneapolis Star Tribune

The Farmington High School marching band has had to revise their halftime program, "Dystopia" slightly after some thought it had political overtones.



Farmington High School honor roll announced | Education  ECM Publishers

Farmington High School has announced its 2017-18 second trimester “A” honor roll.



Farmington Lions Club funds reader machine at Trinity Terrac...  Farmington Independent

FARMINGTON — The ability to read is a necessity and joy in life but can become challenging with aging. Residents who live at Trinity Terrace in Farmington ...



Early enrollment shows Farmington middle school imbalance  Farmington Independent

Each year school administrators predict and budget for growing or changing fall student enrollment that show up at each school building on the first day of ...



Prom photos: Welcome to the FHS forest  Farmington Independent

Farmington High students crowned senior Derek McKinzie king and and senior Ellie Clayton of prom Saturday, May 12, 2018. The grand march took place in the ...



Hastings family gives back after fighting breast cancer  Farmington Independent

The breast cancer diagnosis came for Melissa Black, a second grade teacher and mother of two, on July 31, 2018. Both Black and her husband Charlie had a ...



Alternative collaborative: Rosemount 917 will run Farmington ALC  Farmington Independent

A new alternative learning center will open its doors in Farmington in 2019. And alternative it will be in more ways than one: Independent Intermediate School ...



Ring the Bell in the new year with group fitness in Farmington | RiverTowns  River Towns

FARMINGTON -- Fitness, well-being and weight loss generally tops New Year's resolution lists. The key to fulfilling a resolution may be exercising in a group ...



Farmington High School bands stage spring concert  Farmington Independent

The Farmington High School bands will present their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 22, in the FHS Recital Hall. The free concert is one of the biggest ...



'Big Fish' big fun | Eagan  ECM Publishers

Eagan Summer Community Theater brings tall tales to stage.



Farmington Post Office relocation meeting set for March 26  Farmington Independent

FARMINGTON — The U.S. Postal *Service* is hosting a public notification meeting on relocating the Farmington Post Office, currently located at 216 Oak St., at 5 ...



Sunrise Snapshot: Tuesday, May 7  KARE11.com

Here's what you need to know heading into Tuesday.



Farmington boy swimmers break school record in 200 yard medley...  Farmington Independent

History was made when the Farmington Tigers boys' swimming and diving team hosted Lakeville North on Tuesday, Jan. 22. The 200-yard medley relay team of ...



Shining on stage and the field: Farmington High School's Hunter...  Farmington Independent

Hunter Conrad can steal the show with his stage presence, talent and quiet charm. Conrad, 16, a junior at Farmington High School, heavily involved and ...



Lund is Farmington's Teacher of the Year  Farmington Independent

Farmington High School teacher Brenda Lund knows she's got it pretty good, since she teaches advanced placement psychology classes. But this week, it got ...



Local students awarded Flint Hills Resources scholarships | Apple Valley  ECM Publishers

Flint Hills Resources awarded Discovery Scholarships to 26 college-bound students from 13 high schools in Dakota and Washington counties at a celebration ...



Celebrating 40 years of Dew Days | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Legend has it that Farmington once drank more Mountain Dew per capita than any other city in the country. Whether that's true is up for debate, but the legend ...



Farmington vs. Eagan play at TCO Stadium to sold out crowd  KMSP-TV

Tickets were sold out for the first-ever Vikings Prep Spotlight game at TCO Stadium.



16 teens face consequences for Farmington High homecoming prank  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sixteen teenagers are facing court action in connection with a nighttime homecoming prank at Farmington High School that went awry last fall. The prank ...



Farmington's Curbside Cleanup Days starts April 20  Farmington Independent

Curbside Cleanup Days will begin April 20 for Farmington residential garbage customers and run through May 18. Participants must live in the city limits and be ...



Farmington Library events for the week of June 9  ECM Publishers

The Farmington Library, 508 Third St., will offer the following programs. Call 651-438-0250 or visit www.dakotacounty.us/library for more information.



Farmington planning for future of Highway 3 | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Each day, thousands of motorists drive through Farmington via Highway 3. Existing traffic counts from the Minnesota Department of Transportation show that ...



Class AAAA football: Winona loses to Waseca in slippery quarterfinal  Winona Daily News

FARMINGTON, Minn. — The Winona High School football team couldn't find its footing on an ice-covered football field at Farmington High School as its season ...



FHS Class of 2017 graduates 263 | News | dailyjournalonline.com  Daily Journal Online

With friends and family watching, Farmington High School administrators bestowed diplomas to 263 members of the Class of 2017 during the commencement ...



Rosemount's Otterdahl sweeps the throws at Elite Meet  ECM Publishers

For many athletes, a state championship is the pinnacle of a high school career. But not for Max Otterdahl. The Rosemount senior isn't coasting after winning the ...



Hundreds turn out for community expo | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Over 2000 people attended last Saturday's Farmington Community Expo held at Farmington High School. People got the chance to visit vendor booths from ...



Farmington girls' hockey are consolation runners-up at state...  Farmington Independent

The Farmington Tigers girls' hockey team ended their 2018-2019 season as consolation runners-up on Saturday after falling to Maple Grove 5-1 in the ...



Farmington gymnastics dominates home invite  Farmington Independent

The Farmington Tiger gymnastics teams hosted their annual Farmington Invite on Saturday, Jan. 13, and dominated both the junior varsity and varsity levels.



Drum and bugle corps march into Farmington | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

Third annual 'March On!' event features local and out-of-town performers.



Longtime Farmington coach, teacher Wetzel dies  Farmington Independent

Longtime Farmington High School English teacher and head football coach Earl Wetzel passed away unexpectedly Monday in California. He was 69.



Boys volleyball arrives, in large numbers | Sports  ECM Publishers

When Minnesota high school boys volleyball teams started playing this month, it was the realization of something Walt Weaver had been pushing for since the ...



Fifteen Tiger athletes sign Letters of Intent to play collegiate...  Farmington Independent

Fifteen Farmington Tiger athletes spanning sports across all three seasons committed to playing collegiate athletics Wednesday morning, April 17, with thirteen ...



Homestead Community Church in talks to occupy Exchange Bank ...  Farmington Independent

FARMINGTON — A Christmas wish may have been granted early for the Homestead Community Church, as it may soon occupy the Exchange Bank Building in ...



Duffrin says goodbye to District 192 | Sun This Week  ECM Publishers

After 15 years working in District 192, Executive Director of Educational Services Barb Duffrin will soon say goodbye to Farmington. Duffrin recently accepted a ...



Garofalo retains seat in Minnesota House  Farmington Independent

In complete but unofficial results, Republican incumbent Pat Garofalo received 10,945 votes (59.63 percent) in Minnesota House District 58B. Democratic ...



Updated: Farmington students stand against violence  Farmington Independent

FARMINGTON — Students stood in silence and solidarity for 17 minutes. Roughly a hundred local students joined thousands from across the country in the ...



Farmington Rotary Club recognizes students of the month  Farmington Independent

The Rotary Club of Farmington presented its first *Service* Above Self Student of the Month awards of the 2017-18 school year to Farmington High School senior ...



National Eagle Center will add four buildings  Farmington Independent

Eagle Watch, which encouraged people to visit Wabasha and see bald eagles, had outgrown its small building on Pembroke Avenue, so in 2007 a new ...



Notebook: Opening day approaching for soccer, volleyball | Sports  ECM Publishers

If you're itching to see high school events, you won't have much longer to wait.



Becky Melville named new Falcon Ridge principal | Free  ECM Publishers

Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District Superintendent Mary M. Kreger announced the hiring of Becky Melville to be the next principal of Falcon Ridge ...



After Winning State 1600 Meter In 8th Grade, What’s Next For Farmington’s Anna Fenske?  CBS Minnesota / WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — She won the state championship in the 1600 meters last year, as an 8th grader. That made us wonder: what could Farmington's Anna ...



Farmington boys' golf takes fifth at section tournament  Farmington Independent

The Farmington Tigers boys' golf team took fifth overall at the Section 1AAA meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28-29, to end their 2019 season. The meet ...



Dakota Countys High Schools, Ranked For 2019  Eagan, MN Patch

Dakota County's High Schools, Ranked For 2019 - Eagan, MN - Here are the top 20 high schools in Dakota County and how they rank for the new year.



Girls' Golf: Farmington competes in "best ball" meet at Rich Valley  Farmington Independent

The Farmington Tigers varsity girls' golf team competed in a "best ball" meet Wednesday night at Rich Valley Golf Course. In a "best ball" format, there are teams ...



Farmington H.S. Students Could Face Charges After Homecoming Prank  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — To some members of Farmington High School's Class of 2015, what happened during homecoming week was only a prank.



Last Hope donates new vest for K-9 Odin  Farmington Independent

Farmington police K-9 Odin is now fully protected with a ballistic vest after a donation from Last Hope pet rescue in Farmington. Farmington City Council ...



Tigers girls' hockey struggles in state quarterfinals; falls to Andover 7-1  River Towns

A rough first-period quickly snowballed for the Farmington Tigers girls' hockey team in their state quarterfinal game against the Andover Huskies. After a slow ...



Students see what Reality has in store  Farmington Independent

FARMINGTON — Living with your life choices financially is a lesson Farmington High sophomores experienced at the Reality Store exercise on May 8 in the ...



Fmr. Farmington Coach May Sue For Wrongful Termination  CBS Local

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A former Minnesota high school coach is considering a wrongful termination lawsuit after she was fired. Four years ago, Lynn ...



FHS one-act troupe performs 'Booby Trap,' places second in c...  Farmington Independent

Farmington High School's one-act troupe placed second in the Minnesota State High School League 1AA section competition Thursday, Feb. 2. "We were ...



Few upsets as boys basketball playoffs begin | Sports  ECM Publishers

The top four seeds in the Class 4A, Section 3 boys basketball playoffs successfully defended home court Tuesday night. That means top-seeded Eastview ...



From mock board rooms to dorm rooms | Prior Lake Education  SW News Media

Two area students in the Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS) program turned their business acumen into a full-ride college ...



Farmington Dew Days Schedule of Events 2018 | Farmington  ECM Publishers

All events are subject to change. Some events were being confirmed as of presstime, so check farmingtondewdays.com for the latest.



Editorial: We hold these truths to be self-evident  Farmington Independent

Declare the freedom to think for yourself this Independence Day. Independent thought is paramount for our way of life and essential for it to prosper and to ...



Dakota County Historical Society's WWI exhibit headed to Mall...  Farmington Independent

The Dakota County Historical Society will haul its World War I exhibit — mock trench and all — to the Mall of America on Memorial Day weekend. The exhibit ...



Wedding: Harms-Becchetti  Farmington Independent

Hillary is the daughter of Drs. James and Kimberly Harms of Farmington. She is a 2000 graduate of Farmington High School, a 2004 graduate of Gustavus ...



A flock of new recruits on signing day  ECM Publishers

Approximately 60 local high school athletes were expected to sign National Letters of Intent on Wednesday to compete in Division I and Division II college ...



Tough talk out in the open: Authors in Farmington share stories of living in Minnesota as minorities | RiverTowns  River Towns

Talking about race in a truthful way can be uncomfortable. Talks may be inspiring and build bridges to spark meaningful conversations. Ultimately, community ...



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