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Red Bulls get deployment notice
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Rosemount residents can collect rebates for water efficient appliances
Bridge named after Rosemount fallen soldier
crime and courts
Walsten announced as new Rosemount basketball head coach
A symbol of wilderness
Rosemount 10U-A girls' fastpitch softball team wins national tournament
Rising ACL tears raises alarms for high school trainers, sports medicine professionals
College recruiting: Navigating a complicated process
Buy a Photo
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
PHOTOS: Visitors enjoy pieces of yesteryear at Antique Power Show
Growing in leadership: Rosemount Eagle Scout helps create preschool garden
Running in memory: Rosemount police officer runs in uniform to support troops
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank v. Christine Joynson
Wells Fargo Financial MN v. Gerald Murphy
Wells Fargo Bank v. Julie Ann Deutsch
Meadowlark ridge Homeowners Association v. Betty Jo fuller
Wells Fargo Bank v. Victor Clement
Donald Dean Nelson, 89
Eugene P. Gergen, 70
Ethan J. Weber, 23
Bernice Groves, 93
Amy Jean Kloster, 46
Viewpoint: Finding peace, closure on a return home
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Editorial cartoon by Steve Anderson
Viewpoint: Dakota County Fair showcases the best of the best
Viewpoint: Dakota County going up in the world
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June 11, 2015
Editorial: Good bye, Andrea
The first thing Andrea Langworthy ever wrote to this newspaper was a complaint. A column we’d ran had less than glowing things to say about a particular car salesman, and Andrea, the first female car salesperson in the state back in 1976, stood up for the man. A while...
June 11, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 4, 2015
Editorial: Get out and explore this summer
Seniors graduate from Farmington and Rosemount high schools this week. Summer is officially under way, and things are about to get busy around here. Farmington’s Dew Days, filled with bed races, rib cookoffs and more, is just 12 days away. The Rosemount Area Arts Council’s...
June 4, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 21, 2015
Editorial: Monday is about honoring memories
Most people will have the day off of work Monday, but Memorial Day is not a holiday about barbecues or yard work or an afternoon on the boat. As the name suggests, it’s a day to remember. Primarily that means remembering the men and women who have fought and died in service...
May 21, 2015 - 11:50am
May 14, 2015
Editorial: Your newspaper, direct to your inbox
We put a lot of work into this newspaper every week, and we like to know people are reading it. It used to be a pretty simple transaction. We’d print the paper and deliver it to readers’ mailboxes, and they’d sit down to read it. The growing prominence of the Internet...
May 14, 2015 - 12:59pm
April 30, 2015
Editorial: Rosemount has lost an active voice
Rosemount has lost a treasure. Myron Napper passed away on April 18 and his death means the loss of a resident who was outspoken and fought for what he believed in. Napper, in his old work jeans and suspenders, was an active citizen who embraced his role as part of a democratic...
April 30, 2015 - 9:36am
April 9, 2015
Editorial: Rosemount's a great town when you take the time to think about it
A group of Rosemount residents took time last week to identify some of the things the city has going for it. The exercise was part of a University of Minnesota class, and it could ultimately lead to strategies the city can use promote itself. But the lessons behind the exercise...
April 9, 2015 - 10:30am
March 26, 2015
Editorial: STAR sustainability rating is positive sign
The city of Rosemount has put a lot of work in recent years into becoming a more sustainable city. It has built infrastructure to become more bike-friendly, added community gardens in several parks and managed park space so nearly everyone in the city is within walking distance of...
March 26, 2015 - 11:08am
March 5, 2015
Editorial: Minnesota FoodShare Month important for area food shelves
Look around your neighborhood and the numbers might surprise you. The food shelf at the Rosemount Family Resource Center serves 500 people a month. Farmington’s food shelf serves more than 1,200 per year. That’s a lot of need, even in communities where that need is not always...
March 5, 2015 - 11:55am
February 19, 2015
Editorial: UMore change is no surprise to many
When the federal government swooped into Rosemount 63 years ago to acquire land for its Gopher Ordnance Works, it threw hundreds of local lives into turmoil. Some farmers lost land that had been in the family for generations. They were forced to relocate family, livestock and...
February 19, 2015 - 11:45am
February 5, 2015
Editorial: Get involved and make a difference
There is a quote that stands out in this week’s edition of the Independent Town Pages. It’s in a story about a resident’s effort to have a mural built at Farmington’s Schmitz-Maki Arena, and it’s essence is that you might be surprised what you can accomplish if you’re...
February 5, 2015 - 12:54pm
January 29, 2015
Editorial: November bond vote makes the most sense
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District has not officially decided to ask voters to approve a $175 to $180 million bond referendum, but we expect they will soon. It is unlikely the district would compile a list of projects so large and then simply set it aside. It’s...
January 29, 2015 - 1:01pm
January 8, 2015
Editorial: Take steps now to fight emerald ash borers
Rosemount city officials have long argued it’s a matter of when, not if emerald ash borers shows up in local trees. Now, with the insect spotted in nearby Lebanon Hills Regional Park, it appears that arrival date is nearer than ever. Farmington and Rosemount have already started...
January 8, 2015 - 1:17pm
December 31, 2014
Editorial: A new year full of stories lies ahead
It’s not entirely accurate to say the start of a new year brings a clean slate in Farmington and Rosemount. There are projects started in 2014 that will continue or conclude in 2015. Groundwork already in place will pay off in a few weeks or a few months. But the arrival of...
December 31, 2014 - 3:07pm
December 26, 2014
Editorial: Green efforts will make a difference at RHS
When you’ve got more than 2,000 people in a building, small changes can add up to big differences. Rosemount High School’s move to add the composting of organics to its waste program should have quite an impact. Starting when students return from their winter break, RHS...
December 26, 2014 - 11:22am
December 18, 2014
Editorial: Passenger rail is an intriguing option
Train traffic is a fact of life in Farmington and Rosemount. Rumbling freight trains slow traffic at crossings and disrupt the quiet late at night. But it’s been years since any of them have had much reason to stop here. That could change, though the change is not likely to...
December 18, 2014 - 11:10am