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'She could feel her foot in its mouth': Minn. girl bitten 25 times in lake, possibly by muskie
‘Most challenging dive to date’: Vehicle submerged in 1976 pulled from Mississippi River
New trail segment in Hastings completes 10-mile scenic circuit
Guard commander to grand marshal
Judge says Dayton wrong when he 'effectively abolished the Legislature'
crime and courts
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
X Games brings hype, culture of action sports to Minnesota
Eastview outslugs Rosemount Green, 12-7
New bands joins Leprechaun Days lineup
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
PHOTO: Engel perfomed at the Shell Lake Arts Center
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo vs Douglas Parker
Minikahda Public Auction 080917
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Preble
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Schroeder
Wells Fargo Bank vs Jillian J. Kirchberg 16-0534-FC01
Helen L. Walsh, 90
Stephen I. Willner, 56
Alan D. Bahr, 72
Alvin G Meyer
Chuck Brooks: Early professional advice to build on
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Chuck Brooks: 'Finer' things in life mean more today
Chuck Brooks: Fond memories of mid-'60s summers
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October 25, 2016
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate. This year, we suggest none of the above is...
October 25, 2016 - 5:24am
September 24, 2016
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Our house, being a semi-rural property, attracts a lot of bugs. My husband, who claims utter contempt for all things insectoid, has turned our property into a hellacious final resting place for the creepy crawlies. The chicken coop attracts its share of flies. And with the flies come...
September 24, 2016 - 5:24am
September 16, 2016
Deanna Weniger: Jury duty is no laughing matter
Getting called for jury duty is a learning experience. I learned how to follow hand-drawn signs down ripped up roads to the appropriate parking ramp in St. Paul. The construction had my Google maps girl arguing with herself. I learned a lot about my fellow jurors, who for whatever...
September 16, 2016 - 5:54am
June 26, 2016
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
There was some ugliness last year when the Muslim American Society of Minnesota announced plans to turn a former Rosemount bowling alley into a mosque. Residents of Rosemount and other nearby cities let loose with hateful, unsupported rhetoric against a group that, like the members...
June 26, 2016 - 6:00am
June 12, 2016
Editorial: Cities take steps toward openness
We have written before in this space about our concerns with government business being done out of the public eye. At a time when it’s easier than ever to bring city council and school board meetings to the masses through cable access channels and internet streaming, substantive...
June 12, 2016 - 6:00am
June 3, 2016
Editorial: Graduates leave a great legacy
Rosemount High School’s class of 2016 will graduate Saturday night. The seniors at Farmington High School will don caps and gowns just under a week later. It’s a major accomplishment for both groups, and in both cases the students who will receive their diplomas will leave behind...
June 3, 2016 - 6:01am
May 29, 2016
Editorial: Highway 3 presents many challenges
The challenge of Highway 3 as it runs through Empire Township is, while the problems are easy to see, they are far more difficult to fix. Growing populations have meant an increase in traffic on the road, and all that traffic moving at highway speeds means getting onto and off of...
May 29, 2016 - 6:01am
May 9, 2016
Editorial: Facility needs won’t go away
Farmington and Rosemount are similar cities with some similar issues. Both have growing populations of young people, growing participation in youth sports and facilities that haven’t kept pace with the increased need. Now, they’re both looking at similar solutions. Rosemount...
May 9, 2016 - 9:03am
April 24, 2016
Cleaning up UMore is an important step
The property currently known as UMore Park has a troubled history in Rosemount, and it goes back as far as World War II. That’s when the United States government decided to build a smokeless gunpowder plant on thousands of acres in the Rosemount area. They swept in, told people...
April 24, 2016 - 6:01am
April 17, 2016
Editorial: One more reason to take pride
We heard it more than once Tuesday as we talked to people about the Rosemount High School marching band’s selection for the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade: This is big for the band, sure, but it’s also big for the community. It’s true, and not just because with a band...
April 17, 2016 - 6:00am
April 10, 2016
Editorial: Trail development is an important goal
The city of Farmington held its third open house Tuesday to discuss a plan that could provide a framework for future development in the city’s core downtown and a few surrounding areas. You can read about that discussion in more detail in next week’s Independent Town Pages. For...
April 10, 2016 - 6:00am
April 4, 2016
Editorial: Want to see change? Work for it.
Earlier this month, parents upset about the renovation project that will push Farmington High School’s graduation to a location other than Tiger Stadium took to our Facebook page to complain. The vote to deny students the graduation they had dreamed of since freshman year meant...
April 4, 2016 - 10:17am
March 27, 2016
Editorial: The state of our cities really is good
Farmington mayor Todd Larson and Rosemount mayor Bill Droste picked up their microphones recently to talk about the states of their respective cities. Both, predictably, told the people who were listening that things are good. It’s a common sentiment for a State of the City address,...
March 27, 2016 - 6:00am
March 13, 2016
Editorial: Facility vote is the right move
Farmington and Rosemount residents could be in for a healthy selection of new athletic facilities soon, as long as they’re willing to pay the price. The Rosemount City Council voted unanimously last week to ask voters for up to $15 million for projects that include a second sheet...
March 13, 2016 - 6:01am
March 6, 2016
Editorial: Face food shelf needs head on
If ever there was a good excuse to ignore conventional wisdom about playing with your food, 360 Communities’ Pie in the Face Challenge is it. The nonprofit, which runs a food shelf and provides school support workers in Farmington and operates the Family Resource Center in Rosemount,...
March 6, 2016 - 6:00am