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Like many, Richard Schroeder had boyhood dreams of becoming a firefighter and a police officer. As a man, he's turned those dreams into reality and even excelled in the two positions.


Schroeder was recently appointed Rosemount Fire Chief for three years. He also works full time as a sergeant in the investigations division of the Dakota County Sheriff's Department.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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