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Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
Dakota County recognized as healthy workplace
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
crime and courts
Baseball: Rosemount and Farmington approach end of regular season
Softball: Irish and Tigers enter section playoffs
Boys' Tennis: Irish sweep St. Paul Highland Park but fall to Eagan
Boys' Golf: Irish take second at Emerald Greens
Girls' Golf: Rosemount picks up where they left off last season
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. G. Bell & S Bell & T. Bell-Johnson & W. Franklin
FORECLOSURE: FNMA v. Bruce D. Lewis and Billie Lewis
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Joseph M. Saver and Pamela J. Saver
FORECLOSURE: Vermillion Grove Condo Assoc. v. Benjamin E. Newman
FORECLOSURE: Vermillion Grove Condo Assoc. v. Eileen L. Wolf
Students see what Reality has in store
Businesses are her business
Dakota Electric: Rates down, satisfaction high
Entrepreneur bringing Custom Apparel to home
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Place a Business Announcement
Herbert Carl Swedin, Jr.
James K. Roschen
Elaine Thompson Larson
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
Chuck Brooks: Yes, people really did do that
Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 1
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
Chuck Brooks: Moms, here and now, deserve appreciation
Chuck Brooks: When you finish reading, pick up a book
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November 25, 2016
Bill Droste: We are thankful for the volunteers of Rosemount
For most of us, the holidays are a busy time of year. But they are also the perfect time to reflect on those who have helped us in the past year. Those of us in city government have many to thank. They contribute to the high quality of life in Rosemount. We always value the hard work...
November 25, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 24, 2016
Kim Ukura: On renovations and refreshing your spaces
I've spent most of my free time in the last four weeks doing home renovations. In late October, I moved into a lovely, split-level townhome with my sister, Jenny. It's set up perfectly for two people — she's setting up on the top level, and I'm settling in on the ground floor....
November 24, 2016 - 5:30am
November 12, 2016
Emily Piper: Nearly 500 Minnesota children are waiting for homes
Think of your kids, nieces or nephews or other young people in your life and then think of what they need each day to grow into great adults: care, guidance, stability and unconditional love. Hundreds of children in Minnesota are waiting for families to give them just that.
November 12, 2016 - 5:30am
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