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Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Minnesota roundup: Burglars swipe $30K in tools from St. Paul school's auto shop, principal's car
RHS junior wins logo design competition
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
Planning Commission okays CDA townhome complex on Akron Avenue
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Girls basketball: Lightning strike again in section finals
Basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
CITY OF COATES: 2017 Budget Summary
POSTPONED SALE: Homeservices Lending vs Farley; 16-0267-FC01
AD FOR BIDS: Dakota County Project 97-183
Wells Fargo Bank vs Fowler
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Coles
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Letter: Responding to Clausen’s letter to the editor
Chuck Brooks: I wear my sunglasses in winter
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Real Estate Showcase
February 4, 2016
Council approves goals for 2016
The city council on Monday approved its City Goals for 2016, which include a bond referendum to spend money on new and improved recreational facilities and the creation of two new citizens’ task forces. The council also approved a liquor license for Starbucks, which will begin to...
February 4, 2016 - 8:30am
January 22, 2016
County manager plans to retire
Brandt Richardson, Dakota County manager/administrator since 1992, announced last week that he will retire in May. Richardson’s retirement...
January 22, 2016 - 5:59am
January 21, 2016
City's goals for 2016 may include a sports facility vote
Many people use the start of a new year as a time to reflect on goals for the future, and the city of Rosemount is no exception. Council members spent Jan. 8 in a special work session laying out goals the city wishes to accomplish in the year ahead. The formal 2016 Work Plan will...
January 21, 2016 - 3:45pm
City may relinquish STAR status
Only 40 communities across the United States are certified by STAR Communities, a nonprofit organization that works to evaluate sustainable communities. So the fact Rosemount, with its relatively small population of 22,000, is a three-star community is a pretty big deal. But the city...
January 21, 2016 - 5:59am
January 16, 2016
County hires new CDA director
At a special Board meeting Jan. 5, the Dakota County Community Development Agency Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to approve an employment...
January 16, 2016 - 6:00am
Rosemount earns finance award
The city of Rosemount has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for its comprehensive annual financial report. The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form...
January 16, 2016 - 5:59am
January 15, 2016
New senior planner joins city staff
The city of Rosemount has gained a new ally to help carry out its vision for the future. Kyle Klatt stepped into the role of senior planner for...
January 15, 2016 - 6:00am
January 14, 2016
City considers how to make the most of Resilient Communities Project results
Last year, the City of Rosemount partnered with the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project on a one-year undertaking in which students across various disciplines worked with city staff to identify 29 projects that would advance local sustainability and resilience...
January 14, 2016 - 11:29am
January 7, 2016
City sets legislative priorities
In a special work session Tuesday night, city council members and staff considered items on the council’s 2016 legislative agenda. City administrator Dwight Johnson presented a list of 10 issues council members would like the state legislature to address in the year ahead. First...
January 7, 2016 - 6:01am
December 25, 2015
County levy increases by .41 percent
Dakota County taxpayers probably will see a slight increase in the county portion of their 2016 property taxes following action last week by the Dakota County Board of Commissioners. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the county board approved a 2016 budget of $400,982,893 and property...
December 25, 2015 - 5:57am
December 24, 2015
Jayson Solberg is Employee of the Year at city hall
The City of Rosemount formally recognized information technology coordinator Jayson Solberg last week as its 2015 Employee of the Year. The award...
December 24, 2015 - 6:01am
December 23, 2015
Council approves concrete business
The Rosemount City Council voted 3-2 last week to allow construction of a 57,773-square-foot facility for manufacturing concrete castings near UMore Park. Wells Concrete Production Company will operate the building, which will sit on 27 acres of land just north of 160th Street and...
December 23, 2015 - 6:01am
December 16, 2015
Apple Valley slows bus plan
A decision by the Apple Valley City Council has forced the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District to put the brakes on a proposed new bus garage in that city. The district has said moving 84 buses, a little less than half of its fleet, to a more central location would save...
December 16, 2015 - 10:31am
December 12, 2015
Crime task force receives award
The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs announced last week that the Dakota County Electronic Crimes Task Force has been selected for its Local Government Innovation Award. “We are honored and excited to receive this award. Dakota County law enforcement...
December 12, 2015 - 5:59am
December 10, 2015
City council approves budget for 2016
On Dec. 1, the Rosemount City Council gave its final approval to the city budgets for the 2016 calendar year. The budgets will result in an estimated $35 per year increase in the city’s share of property taxes for a $238,000 home, the median-valued home in Rosemount. Finance director...
December 10, 2015 - 1:26pm