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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
Man killed by sheriff's deputies in Minn. had ties to Pierce County
crime and courts
Girls track and field: Irish win nine events at Prior Lake
Softball: Irish walk off with 4-3 victory over North
Girls lacrosse: Irish take out Park, 11-6
Baseball: Maldonado, Wenzel lead Irish past Eagan
Track and field: Tigers, Irish make outdoor debuts
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Upcoming Events: Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale, ABBASolutely Fab
PHOTOS: The egg hunt hustle
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
arts and entertainment
SUM 19HA-CV-17-1141 RITTER
CITY PROJECT 470
NOTICE STORM WATER
PUBLIC NOTICE 4-25-17
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Real Estate Showcase
August 28, 2014
Editorial: Bad days can get better
From time to time we hear from Rosemount or Farmington residents who are interested in keeping their name out of the newspaper. Often it is because they have done something to end up in our police report, and they hope to spare themselves the embarrassment of friends and neighbors...
August 28, 2014 - 11:06am
August 21, 2014
Editorial: Recount decision makes sense
There were some legitimate reasons for Jamal Abdulahi to request a recount in last week’s Rosemount City Council primary. He had finished tied for fourth in a contest that would send four candidates to November’s general election. Abdulahi ultimately lost the election on...
August 21, 2014 - 12:20pm
August 14, 2014
Editorial: Last Hope makes a difference
When Last Hope got its start nearly 30 years ago there wasn’t much to the organization. Founder Bev Orr grew up with an interest in helping animals, and Last Hope, a no-kill animal rescue, was her way of following through. Back in the early days there were maybe 20 or 30 volunteers...
August 14, 2014 - 10:41am
August 7, 2014
Editorial: Neighbors come together
The stereotype about life in the suburbs is that people don’t know their neighbors. That they come home from work, pull into their garage and never give a second thought to the people who live even just a house away. There might be some truth to that, but we have seen enough...
August 7, 2014 - 12:24pm
July 31, 2014
Editorials: Explore new culture with Buddha visit
There is a unique cultural opportunity coming to the the Farmington area next week. No, not the Dakota County Fair. Or, not just the county fair anyway. Along with the animal barns and fried foods, Farmington and Rosemount residents will have the opportunity next week...
July 31, 2014 - 11:45am
July 17, 2014
Editorial: New park is an exciting addition
There have been plenty of new parks in Farmington and Rosemount over the years. New developments go up, and green space goes along with them. Playgrounds and slides and basketball courts provide places for neighborhood kids to play. It’s been a while, though, since either...
July 17, 2014 - 11:15am
July 10, 2014
Editorial: Get out and get involved
The city of Rosemount wants some help from residents. In cooperation with three other cities, Rosemount recently hired a volunteer coordinator whose job it is to find roles for volunteers, and then to match those roles to people willing to fill them. It’s a more formal approach...
July 10, 2014 - 11:52am
July 2, 2014
Editorial: Good news comes with bad
The front page of this week’s edition is something of a study in contrasts. Two of the four stories focus on the good that can happen in a community. The other two cover somewhat less pleasant subject matter. One story is about Art Blast, a first-year effort to bring a week...
July 2, 2014 - 10:13am
June 26, 2014
Editorial: Technology takes a leading role
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is taking its time as it considers the future of technology in its classrooms. It put together a task force last year. This year it has what it’s calling beta teams to serve as a kind of high-tech guinea pig. And perhaps, somewhere...
June 26, 2014 - 12:48pm
June 19, 2014
Editorial: Big activities are in store
Last week in this space we talked in general terms about all there is to do this summer in Farmington and Rosemount. In the week ahead we have two prime examples. One is familiar, at least to Farmington residents. The other is brand new. Farmington’s Dew Days officially...
June 19, 2014 - 12:41pm
June 13, 2014
Editorial: There’s plenty to do this summer
The school year has ended, or is about to, for students in the Farmington and Rosemount school districts. Which means this week there are probably a lot of young people complaining there is nothing to do in their city. It’s a ridiculous notion, of course. Though Farmington and...
June 13, 2014 - 1:38pm
June 5, 2014
Editorial: Good luck, class of 2014
On Friday night Farmington High School will send its latest group of graduates out into whatever world awaits them. A day later, Rosemount High School will do the same. Freshly-minted graduates will enter the next phase of their lives filled with excitement and uncertainty in roughly...
June 5, 2014 - 1:54pm
May 29, 2014
Editorial: Support strong spring sports teams
It’s an exciting time to be a fan of high school sports in Farmington and Rosemount. Consider: In the past week the Farmington and Rosemount boys track teams won conference titles, in the process setting a series of personal bests, team records and conference meet records....
May 29, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2014
Editorial: Information is here to be found
If you are reading this editorial, it’s probably not meant for you. Which makes it just a little problematic. If you’re reading this editorial, after all, you’re likely the kind of person who who keeps up on what’s going on in your city. You’re reading your local paper,...
May 15, 2014 - 11:54am
May 8, 2014
Editorial: Get out and explore your city
With the weather seemingly ready to leave behind gloom and rain for some real springtime sun, the prospect of getting outside and exploring is about to get a whole lot more appealing. That’s good news, because there is plenty to explore in Farmington and Rosemount. At the...
May 8, 2014 - 11:50am