Wings Financial Credit Union earned the Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce’s coveted Business of the Year honor at the chamber’s annual awards luncheon on Dec. 10. The award was decided by the chamber’s board of directors based on nominations received from members. In presenting the award, Chamb...Read More
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After 12 years, popular council member walks away One of the most popular Farmington City Council members made her final motion adjourning the council meeting on Monday. Christy Jo Fogarty served three terms — 12 years — as a council member, but decided four years ago that this would be her fina...Read More
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Richfield’s Jose Barrios German, 31, was charged with a felony first-degree controlled substance crime after being stopped for swerving in and out of traffic by an officer patrolling Farmington. The officer started to follow German’s pickup truck, which was weaving between lanes on Dec. 8, accor...Read More
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Road construction is like death and taxes in Minnesota; it’s inevitable. The Henderson Addition, which is in southeastern Farmington off Highway 3 between Ash Street and Maple Street, is in line for some road rehabilitation. Core samples taken by American Engineering and Testing in May indicated t...Read More
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City shows support for MnDOT researching potential project using existing tracks It may be just a dream for now, but perhaps one day Farmington commuters could hop a train to downtown St. Paul. The idea of an inter-city regional passenger rail service that would stretch from south central Minnesota ...Read More
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Winter reservations exceed expectations There are very few vacancies left for the three camper cabins at the recently opened Whitetail Woods Regional Park in Empire Township between Farmington and Rosemount. Reservations opened on Dec. 1 for bookings between Dec. 5, 2014, and April 30, 2015. Within ...Read More
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Goodbye, Champps. Hello, Starbucks and Chick-fil-A. The Burnsville City Council approved plans Dec. 16 to level the Champps Americana restaurant and sports bar at 1200 W. County Road 42 and replace it with two new buildings — a Chick-fil-A restaurant and a Starbucks coffee shop. The 8,000-square-f...Read More
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