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Rosemount Town Pages
Early-childhood education money in dispute
Antique appraiser coming to Robert Trail Library
Polaris issues recall on ATVs
Minnesota roundup: Remains found near Brainerd identified as disabled man missing for 2 years
Construction at 42/52 interchange to begin April 3
crime and courts
Boys track preview: Standout throwers, distance runners, hurdlers return for Irish
Girls track preview: Irish eyeing True Team section title
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Oniel
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., vs Wilkowske
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Niehaus
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Howlader
Wells Fargo Bank vs Topalovic
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Responding to Clausen’s letter to the editor
Chuck Brooks: I wear my sunglasses in winter
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Real Estate Showcase
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 6, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Moving: a younger woman's game
Boxes and bags and bins, oh my! My room in the transitional care facility looks like a discount store at clearance time. If you’ve read my columns recently, you know my husband and I are moving. Downsizing to a one-bedroom, one-bath independent senior living building. Part...
June 6, 2015 - 8:00am
May 23, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: A weekend not worth repeating
Saturday morning started out like most. A leisurely breakfast for my hubby, medications and feeding tube for me. I read the paper while he took a shower and then, we traded places. I brushed my teeth and washed my face while he got dressed. Later that day we were supposed to...
May 23, 2015 - 8:00am
May 9, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Scary, scary night
Early last Saturday morning, as I got back in bed, my husband blurted out that he didn’t think the apartment we’re moving to has air conditioning. “Why would you tell me this at two-thirty in the morning?” I asked. “Couldn’t it wait until eight or nine? When I get...
May 9, 2015 - 8:00am
May 2, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Time to let go
Even though my husband and I gave up on moving to assisted living, every time I looked around our house, all I saw was stuff and space. We spent over three months last year at a transitional care facility living in an area that was about four hundred square feet. What the heck do...
May 2, 2015 - 8:00am
April 25, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Wedding preparations
My niece was married in Florida last Saturday. She’s my goddaughter, too, so I felt doubly bad I couldn’t go. Airplanes, hotels, all the “stuff” connected with traveling isn’t fun anymore. Add a wheelchair, feeding tube and its paraphernalia and it’s downright impossible....
April 25, 2015 - 8:00am
April 11, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Fifty years and counting
Fifty years ago this spring, I donned a white floor-length organza dress, picked up my bouquet of red roses and joined my classmates in a procession across the grounds of our high school. In the audience, sitting on folding chairs, were my parents, siblings, boyfriend and two grade...
April 11, 2015 - 8:00am
April 4, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: The eye of the beholder
My husband and I are on two different wave lengths when it comes to stuff. He likes to keep it and I just want to get rid of it. I’m not talking about first edition books or a pristine baseball card from Mickey Mantle’s rookie year. There’s nothing of value in our house but...
April 4, 2015 - 8:00am
March 28, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: A fish story
My sister called me last Sunday morning. She wanted to make sure I saw that day’s StarTribune article about our former grade school, St. Albert the Great, and the Friday night fish fry they have during Lent. “It’s in the Variety section,” she said. “I might have missed...
March 28, 2015 - 8:00am
March 21, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: About face
Last month, when I wrote about going through storage tubs in the basement, ones that hadn’t been looked at since we moved here 14 years ago, I forgot to mention something important. Why we did it. We’d had a rough couple of weeks after leaving the transitional care facility....
March 21, 2015 - 8:00am
March 7, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Z-z-z-z-z-z-z
My last visit to a doctor, a lung specialist, has me flummoxed. The outcome had nothing to do with the reason I was referred to him. I’d like a second opinion. What do you make of this? A cough I’ve had for months recently got so bad I was hacking all night long. My regular...
March 7, 2015 - 8:00am
February 8, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Chicken's number one fan
My husband is fixing dinner as I write. Chicken, baked potato, frozen mixed vegetables. A favorite meal of his. His idea of dinner is pretty simple: chicken, chicken and more chicken. Out of the 100-plus days we spent in a transitional care center recently, chicken was on the...
February 8, 2015 - 8:00am
January 31, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Miserably happy or happily miserable
When I read about comedian Kevin Pollack’s documentary, “Misery Loves Comedy,” I couldn’t help but think of Monday and Tuesday of last week, when nothing went right for my husband and me. Monday started out on a good note. It was the day we came home from the transitional...
January 31, 2015 - 8:00am
January 24, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Going places
It’s Saturday afternoon. Usually, I write this column on Monday, the day it’s due, but this coming Monday, I’ll be leaving the transitional care facility where I’ve resided since the first week of October. One hundred and one days. That’s as long as some of our Minnesota...
January 24, 2015 - 8:00am
January 17, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: A fashion foible
Award shows are big events in my home and are always kicked off with two hours of red carpet coverage. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it for years to come: Even though I still watch the televised red carpet shows that are broadcast as celebrities arrive for the ceremony,...
January 17, 2015 - 8:00am