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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
Rosemount High’s ACT scores better than state average
Council breathes life into stalled Prestwick Place development
St. Joe's shows appreciation for Rosemount police
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems vs. Blair
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen's column: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Chuck Brooks' column: A retiree’s thoughts begin to wander
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April 22, 2016
Who wants to be a firefighter?
The Rosemount Fire Department had 25 candidates signed up to go through testing Saturday in competition for five open positions in the department....
April 22, 2016 - 9:26am
Danbury project progresses
Residents on Danbury Way will begin to see improvements to their neighborhood street next month. The Rosemount city council moved forward with the Danbury Way improvement project Tuesday night by awarding the contract to McNamara Contracting, which offered a low bid of $1,234,503.50....
April 22, 2016 - 6:00am
April 21, 2016
County hopes to fund bike tunnels
Dakota County has made a $2.2 million request to the state legislature to help fund two pedestrian railroad tunnels along an incomplete portion of the Mississippi River Regional Trail near Rosemount. The proposed tunnels would allow bikers and pedestrians to cross below the tracks...
April 21, 2016 - 5:59am
April 14, 2016
Droste joins national water conservation challenge
Rosemount mayor Bill Droste has joined a national challenge to conserve water, and he wants the constituents he represents to join him. Droste joined the fifth annual National Mayors’ Challenge for Water Conservation, a competition that encourages the nation’s cities to see who...
April 14, 2016 - 5:58am
April 8, 2016
City will discuss improvements at 42/52
The Rosemount city council held a publilc hearing Tuesday and will continue it at its regular meeting April 19 to discuss proposed improvements at the the County Road 42 and Highway 52 interchange. It also will consider a Resolution of Municipal Consent at that time. The public hearing...
April 8, 2016 - 6:01am
Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan paves the way
Rosemount residents already know what an impressive network of bicycle and walking trails they have access to when they walk out their front door. Now the city has received formal recognition from the Metropolitan Council, which selected Rosemount’s Pedestrian and Bicycle Master...
April 8, 2016 - 6:00am
April 7, 2016
Police, firefighters take to television
The newest television show to hit the cables wires in Farmington and Rosemount is part public service, part public relations and part recruiting tool. Called In the Line of Duty, the bi-monthly cable access show debuted last month and features representatives of the police and fire...
April 7, 2016 - 6:00am
March 24, 2016
City is strong, mayor says
Mayor Bill Droste shared an overwhelmingly positive view of the city during his State of the City address March 16. He credited successful public-private partnerships, significant development of the town’s Main Street and committed volunteers for helping fulfill the council’s...
March 24, 2016 - 6:01am
Council OKs solar subscriptions
The Rosemount City Council voted unanimously March 2 to authorize two new solar garden subscription agreements, one with Oak Leaf and one with SolarStone and Geronimo. Both 25-year subscriptions are being offered through the Metropolitan Council and are intended to save the city money....
March 24, 2016 - 6:00am
March 17, 2016
Duchscher steps down from board
More than 16 years after he was first elected and less than five months after he won his current term, Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board...
March 17, 2016 - 1:47pm
March 10, 2016
City will hold referendum on new athletic facilities
The Rosemount city council voted 5-0 March 2 in favor of a special election this spring to determine whether voters are willing to pay for new...
March 10, 2016 - 6:00am
Council OKs mining permit renewal
The city council voted 4-0 March 2 in favor of Dakota Aggregates’ request to renew their large scale mineral extraction permit on the UMore property through 2016. Council member Shaun Nelson abstained. The company plans to continue mining the southern area adjacent to County Road...
March 10, 2016 - 5:57am
March 4, 2016
Roads, taxes will highlight session
Minnesota legislators will have less time than usual to get their business done this year. The 2016 session, which begins March 8, is off to a late start because of renovation work at the capitol. That’s creating a session Rep. Pat Garofalo described as compressed and Sen. Greg...
March 4, 2016 - 6:01am
March 3, 2016
City will bring a May 17 vote on athletic facilities
Rosemount residents will have a chance to vote in May on whether they want the city to borrow up to $15 million to build new sports and recreatoin facilities in the city. The proposal, approved 5-0 Wednesday by Rosemount City Council members, includes a new indoor ice arena, additional...
March 3, 2016 - 10:12am
February 28, 2016
County joins call for Met Council change
The Twin Cities’ Local Government Coalition, composed of city and county leaders from Anoka, Carver, Dakota and Scott Counties, has called for reform of the Metropolitan Council’s governance structure to make the council accountable to the people its decisions impact and improve...
February 28, 2016 - 5:59am