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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
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
Real Estate Showcase
March 5, 2016
Chuck Brooks' column: Recently retired and already buying a cane
March has arrived! And the weather report for the next several months shows favorable signs for those ready for spring. After that last near 60-degree day last weekend, I’d think most are more than ready to open windows, walk outside and simply watch the world turn green again....
March 5, 2016 - 6:01am
Nathan Hansen's column: Lucky it’s almost bike season
Before this week I had used any number of excuses to skip going to the gym. I didn’t go because I was tired, or because it had been a long day. Because I had a school board meeting to go to, or a deadline to meet. Sometimes I didn’t go because it had been too long since I’d...
March 5, 2016 - 6:01am
February 28, 2016
Abby Linnett's column: On skiing — and not skiing — in Colorado
This past week I have been on vacation in Colorado, missing school to ski in Breckenridge, a ski resort my family has been coming to for 11 years. This is a bit of a challenge for a high school senior, as I missed three days of school. When you’re in elementary school, you can...
February 28, 2016 - 6:01am
Chuck Brooks' column: Living life at retirement pace
Can you believe we’re already in the final days of February? Where did this month go? It’s been six-plus months since the school year began and eight months since I was in a classroom as a teacher. A year ago, the emotions were beginning to stir. How could I make the break after...
February 28, 2016 - 6:00am
February 27, 2016
Share your thoughts on comprehensive plan
As Mayor of Rosemount, I consider one of my most important duties to be preserving and improving the quality of life in our community. Those are the qualities that people mention to me when they explain why they’ve moved here and why they intend to stay. In city government, we’re...
February 27, 2016 - 6:01am
February 21, 2016
Editorial: Support your festival fundraisers
For most people, an event like Rosemount’s Leprechaun Days or Farmington’s Dew Days is a short-term commitment. You show up for a parade, maybe some games or some live music. If you’re feeling particularly participatory, maybe you throw water balloons during the bathtub races,...
February 21, 2016 - 6:00am
February 20, 2016
Nathan Hansen's column: Put it all on the walls
There is a fine line, it seems, between being a collector, being an accumulator and being that guy you read about on the news when the police find him buried under piles of old newspaper and cats. Buy a bunch of stuff and display it around your house, and you’re an aficionado....
February 20, 2016 - 6:01am
Chuck Brooks' column: The man with the microphone
I am sure you’ve heard the phrase, he “was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.” That definitely does not describe my entrance into this world. However, I sometimes think I was born with a microphone in my hand. If you know me, you know what I mean. If you only know me through...
February 20, 2016 - 6:00am
February 14, 2016
Chuck Brooks' column: Get out and make it happen
If you were told you had one year to live, what would you make sure happened in those final 12 months of your existence? I suspect many of you who read this already have done most of what you want to achieve in your lifetime, but I think many more are still striving for this or that...
February 14, 2016 - 6:00am
Editorial: Let’s hope for a happier ending
There are few local stories in recent years that are sadder or more mysterious than that of the man found dead in September of 2014 in an unused...
February 14, 2016 - 5:59am
February 13, 2016
Nathan Hansen's column: See you next time, fuzzy face
Unless you are dealing with chronic brain trauma as the result of years playing professional football, you probably remember me mentioning last week in this space that I was taking a vacation. I came back to Minnesota on Sunday, a decision that seemed questionable even as I was getting...
February 13, 2016 - 6:01am
Abby Linnett's column: A frozen adventure
Being a high school student with a car, in the past year I have made it my personal goal to visit as many touristy (or off the grid), exciting places I can in the time I have left before college. The list includes destinations from the Walker Sculpture Garden to the Valley Hi drive...
February 13, 2016 - 6:00am
February 8, 2016
Nathan Hansen's column: Keep those feet safe, folks
I’m going to say something a little controversial right now, and I hope you’ll bear with me. I generally try to stay away from hot button issues like politics and religion and Pop Tart flavor preference in this column, because I want it to be a welcoming place for all readers....
February 8, 2016 - 11:37am
February 7, 2016
Editorial: Understand faiths to gain acceptance
The Dakota County Library system launched a three-part series this week that is meant to help people better understand world religions. Now seems like the perfect time. Muslims in particular have faced challenges recently in the United States. There are some who would have us believe...
February 7, 2016 - 6:00am
February 6, 2016
Chuck Brooks' column: A return to Rosemount High School
It’s February! And I have started the month by being involved in something I have done for 34 years now. I’ve written about this over the years while I was in the classroom, but now, I’m telling it to you from the perspective of a retired person who is not as connected with...
February 6, 2016 - 5:59am