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Rosemount Town Pages
Soaring into agriculture
RHS students are merit finalists
Chaos, uncertainty reign as session ends
Hill is Rotary honoree
Dakota County ranks high with its residents
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish settle for second in SSC
Baseball: 1-2 pitching punch puts end to skid
Boys tennis: Irish tennis bows out in 3AA quarterfinals
Softball: Irish climb back to fourth in SSC
Girls lacrosse: Improved Irish take 6-7 mark into section tourney
Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
Upcoming Events: Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
RAAC seeks young actors for upcoming ArtBlast play
Pet of the Week: A bumpy ride
A different kind of obstacle
arts and entertainment
Gale J. Konop, 62
Gayle Draus, 68
Rev. Arthur W. Holmes D.D, 90
Editorial: Highway 3 presents many challenges
Letter to the editor: One Rosemount, or sport vs. sport?
Nathan Hansen's column: My Saturday under water
Chuck Brooks' column: Enjoying the freedom to be sick
Bill Droste's column: City makes new efforts to reach out
Real Estate Showcase
June 13, 2013
Book Report: 'Up North' loaded with history
I've always had a weakness for ongoing fictions that grow with the years. When I was a kid I liked "Gasoline Alley" because Skeezix grew up...
June 13, 2013 - 1:40pm
June 7, 2013
Book Report: Breaking barriers on many stages
Back in the 1920s and 1930s, when most black women worked as domestics, scrub ladies and washerwomen, one young black woman born in 1895 in Washington,...
June 7, 2013 - 10:27am
June 6, 2013
Guitar history for a song
Randall Ferguson has a guitar that dates back to 1785. He likes to wonder who else played on it and who they might have played it for. "It's...
June 6, 2013 - 10:05am
May 31, 2013
Book Report: Literary treats for the dog days
Summer will soon be upon us.
May 31, 2013 - 8:54am
May 30, 2013
Community theater seeks members
Ever since Keith Reed moved to Rosemount, he's wanted to start a community theater group. Like most people, though, he's a busy guy and things came up. So years went by and nothing ever came of his intentions. A few years ago, he joined the Rosemount Area Arts Council with the intent...
May 30, 2013 - 8:00am
May 4, 2013
Quilt show generates excitement
Cheryl Kluender has been surprised at the response the Rosemount Area Arts Council has gotten for its upcoming quilt show. The show, which will run from May 13 to May 18 at the Rosemount Steeple Center, will feature 55 quilts from quilters from all over the area. While she knew there...
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
May 2, 2013
A journey worth recording...and sharing
Craig Evans is a self-admitted banjo fanatic. He also has a deep respect for the people who make the stringed instrument. "People who make banjos make the world a better place," said Evans. Evans explained that banjo makers don't make a lot of money but that many do it because its...
May 2, 2013 - 3:04pm
April 26, 2013
Book Report: Finding the funny in very grave matters
Humorists can make hay of the least likely subjects. Like death. Remember W. C. Fields? He said he wanted the following inscription on his...
April 26, 2013 - 9:40am
April 25, 2013
Art show will showcase work of area students
Students put a lot of effort into their artwork. Granted, many of them are doing it for a grade. But that doesn't mean they don't want the chance to show off their hard work. The Rosemount Area Arts Council and several area schools have partnered to give students that opportunity....
News / education
April 25, 2013 - 10:13am
April 20, 2013
Book Report: Stolen library book opened his eyes
"Who's Yer Daddy?" edited by Jim Elledge and David Groff (University of Wisconsin Press, $26.95) is a fascinating look at writers and artists...
April 20, 2013 - 10:05am
April 11, 2013
Book Report: Another word on former presidents; waxing poetic on the death of a fly
Three American presidents lead off this week's roster of books: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon. You could fill libraries...
columns / Life
April 11, 2013 - 1:53pm
April 6, 2013
District 196 seeks donated band instruments
Since 2007, Independent School District 196 has collected gently used band instruments through a program called Band for All. To date, approximately 600 students have been able to participate in the instrumental music program because they had access to a donated instrument through...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
March 29, 2013
Book Report: This, not your PBS version of London
"I wander thro' each charter'd street Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, And mark in every face I meet Marks of weakness, marks of...
March 29, 2013 - 10:56am
March 22, 2013
Book Report: Indiana, no, make that Wisconsin Jones
When I was a kid in a small Wisconsin grade school, one of my favorite subjects was Wisconsin history, taught to me by my sixth-grade teacher,...
columns / Life
March 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
March 14, 2013
Music, straight from the source
Performing a new piece of music is always a little nerve wracking, but if one of the audience members wrote the piece you're performing, well,...
March 14, 2013 - 12:34pm