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Dakota County law enforcement train on protest response
Rebel Chef restaurant to open soon in Farmington
CuddleMutt founder wants to bring comfort to shelters
Minn. roundup: Nikko, North America's oldest snow monkey, dies at Minnesota Zoo; Minneapolis music venue Triple Rock closing
Data breach at Twin Cities-based Catholic financial services provider affects nearly 130K accounts
crime and courts
Irish air it out against Shakopee but lose regular season finale 19-14
Irish girls tennis team ends successful season
Irish boys cross-country wins conference championship
Irish squads fight to the end but fall just short
Rosemount pitches third shutout of the season
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
A classic car 'love story': Englert's shiny Chevy a draw at Rosemount High School centennial
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
arts and entertainment
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Wells Fargo Bank vs. Franklin/Bell
Wells Fargo vs Colleen Crawford
Helen Arlene Judd
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: A vast collection full of memories
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: All sorts of theater possible at conferences
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
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September 11, 2015
Editorial: Watch for kids with school under way
School is back in session this week in Farmington and Rosemount, which means students are out again in large numbers. They’re walking and biking to school and waiting for buses along city streets. That’s true these days more than ever. Schools have made an increased effort in...
September 11, 2015 - 6:14am
September 4, 2015
Editorial: Fundraising for any kind of footwear
Who said doing good deeds had to be boring? There are three local opportunities in September to raise money for good causes, and all three give participants a chance to have fun while they’re giving back. So, dust off your cowboy boots, your running shoes or both and get out to...
September 4, 2015 - 1:19pm
August 13, 2015
Editorial: Expand fishing options on the Vermillion River
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering a change to fishing rules on the Vermillion River. They hope to draw more people to the aquatic and wildlife management areas near Farmington. We think it’s a great idea. The DNR has put a lot of time and effort...
August 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
August 7, 2015
Editorial: Mural is a reflection of community
It’s taken more than a year, a lot of paint and no small amount of patience to get to this point, but now that we’re here we have a finished product in which all of Rosemount can take pride. Members of the Rosemount Area Arts Council spent a long time gathering contributions...
August 7, 2015 - 3:58pm
July 3, 2015
Editorial: Interchange project is good news
In May of 2002 the city of Rosemount, Dakota County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation released a study that looked at, among other things, the interchange between County Road 42 and Highway 52. It called out limited visibility and “deficient ramp lengths” at the intersection,...
July 3, 2015 - 6:25am
June 25, 2015
Editorial: Volunteers do thankless work
Putting on a big community event takes a lot of work. Just ask anybody involved in organizing Farmington’s successful Dew Days celebration over the weekend, or the Rosemount Area Arts Council’s Art Blast, which continues through Sunday. A lot of volunteers put in a lot of...
June 25, 2015 - 1:21pm
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