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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
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
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Boys lacrosse: Irish newcomers show they're ready to step in
Track and field: Irish pile up 21 golds at home triangular
Softball: Bats break out against Centennial
Girls lacrosse: Irish split non-conference games
Baseball: Pitchers pack a punch against Blaze, Eagles
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
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
arts and entertainment
WELLS FARGO VS BONNIE MECHURA MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
TCF BANK VS JOHN & KOSETTE GILLIS-MF
BIDS PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
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
September 17, 2011
Dakota County plans deer hunts in parks
Hunters who wish to participate in controlled deer hunts at Dakota County parks must submit an application to the county by Monday, Oct. 10. Applications are available online. Archery hunts are scheduled at various hours and dates in Lebanon Hills Regional Park and in the western...
September 17, 2011 - 8:00am
June 25, 2011
Volunteers can help maintain natural space in Rosemount
In 2008, Rosemount High School science teacher Veda Kanitz had her ninth grade students participate in a unique project. The students planted wildflowers and other native vegetation to help create the Rosemount Wildlife Preserve. "They learned about the benefits of native plants...
June 25, 2011 - 8:00am
May 15, 2011
Scouts refurbish disc golf course
While the popularity of disc golf continues to grow, the number of courses which are free and available to the public has been shrinking in a struggling economy. While Rosemount's disc golf course opened in 2009, its initial nine tee markers were erected in 2005 as part of an Eagle...
May 15, 2011 - 8:00am
April 28, 2011
Urban coyotes pose little danger
It may seem alarming to run across a coyote while on a walk in downtown Rosemount. But the wild canines are in Rosemount and generally pose no danger to residents. Police chief Gary Kalstabakken said police officers have reported seeing coyotes near the train tracks near downtown. "You...
April 28, 2011 - 8:00am
April 7, 2011
Wetland project reshapes Schwarz Pond shoreline
It's been a busy winter for Schwarz Pond Park. The area North of Rosemount High School has gotten a bit of a facelift. Over the winter SKB Environmental...
April 7, 2011 - 8:00am
March 31, 2011
Rain barrels offer a new way to water
It's become popular to live a more Earth friendly life and the Recycling Association of Minnesota wants residents to consider reusing rainwater and composting to enhance that lifestyle. Both activities are easy and help preserve the planet while possibly saving residents money. RAM...
March 31, 2011 - 1:59pm
March 24, 2011
Plans take shape for new park
Three concept plans presented last week offer a glimpse at what the future might hold for a more than 400-acre regional park planned for Empire Township. The plans, presented to Dakota County's physical development committee, offer visions of a park with typical amenities like hiking...
March 24, 2011 - 11:06am
January 20, 2011
Ski Schaar's Bluff by candlelight Saturday
Bring your cross country skis and take part in candlelit evening on the trails. From 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 22 participants can ski the 3.5 miles of candlelit trails, enjoy a conversation around the campfire and warm up by the fireplace inside the Schaar's Bluff Gathering Center at Spring...
January 20, 2011 - 11:41am
January 6, 2011
Recreation space has grown over the past decade
A lot of Dakota County land has disappeared under new homes over the past 10 years, but there is still plenty of open space out there for residents to explore. And the amount of land dedicated specifically to outdoor recreation is growing all the time. According to the county's 2010...
January 6, 2011 - 11:24am
November 22, 2010
(Update) Deer numbers down in Pierce County, up in west-central Wisconsin
Preliminary totals of the first two days of the gun-deer season show a slight decline in harvest totals for Pierce County but a slight uptick in harvest numbers across the west-central part of the state. According to the west-central office of the DNR, the 19-county west central...
November 22, 2010 - 1:01pm
November 18, 2010
Visions of a greener future
It will take years to come to fruition but eventually residents will be able to walk, bike or run around Dakota County. With the help of cities...
November 18, 2010 - 11:02am
November 11, 2010
Snowmobile safety class is Dec. 4
The Rosemount Sno Toppers will host snowmobile safety training Dec. 4. The Rosemount snowmobile club puts on the class once each winter so locals can get their safety certificate, which is required by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to operate a snow mobile for everyone...
November 11, 2010 - 8:00am
August 16, 2010
Work will start soon on new trail section
Expect construction to begin later this month on the east section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail in Nininger Township. After years of discussion between the Dakota County Board of Commissioners and the township, sometimes heated, and the awarding of a $1 million from federal...
August 16, 2010 - 8:00am
August 11, 2010
Off the lawn and into the pit
Garden tractors have long been useful tools for hacking away at overgrown lawns, but at this year's Dakota County Fair the normally peaceful...
August 11, 2010 - 3:21pm
August 5, 2010
Dakota County Fair schedule
August 9 8 a.m. 4-H horse judging -- Western Pleasure Horse Arena Noon Fair opens 2 p.m. 4-H beef cow/calf judging, Swine Barn Arena 4 p.m. Kids wolf howling contest with Woods, Wolves, Wildlife, north end of grounds 5 p.m. 4-H Share the Fun, performing...
August 5, 2010 - 10:59am