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Clinic brings a family focus to mental health care
Looking back: Conservation champ named 50 years ago
Police report: Dec. 8 - Dec. 14
Middle school students show off their art skills
Dakota County Board approves final levy of $129 million
crime and courts
Girls hockey: Irish fall to Farmington
Boys basketball: Irish drop two out of three
Wrestling: Forfeits costly in dual loss at Eastview
Boys hockey: Penalties hurt Irish in loss to Farmington
Gymnastics: Irish begin pursuit of third straight undefeated season
Young actors take to big stages
arts and entertainment
BOARD COMM 11-24-14 Dakota Co Admin
Coachman Oaks Condominium Association, vs Nordin
Francis & Cheri Blaha vs. TCF National Bank
Brian & Monica Eisele vs. Argent Mortgage Company, LLC
Margaret & Terry Crossman vs. Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Agnes R. "Pody" Corcoran, 78
Carla J. Keto, 71
Jean R. Bonnell, 93
John T. "Jack" Gores, 66
Geraldine L. Bernu, 96
Chuck Brooks' column: Chuck has a long history in a Santa suit
Andrea Langworthy's column: Home is where the tree is
Nathan Hansen's column: Blinded, or worse, with science
Editorial: Passenger rail is an intriguing option
Chuck Brooks' column: Christmas has its place at the movies
Get Out! Deals
March 13, 2014
Joy of Photography class offered by RAAC
More than 20 years ago, Mark Freier started taking photographs. It’s been a source of joy for him ever since, and he hopes to share that feeling with budding photographers this spring. Freier will teach Joy of Photography, an introductory class to learn the basics of the art...
March 13, 2014 - 8:00am
February 27, 2014
Expression on stage
Rosemount High School students will bring their personal vision for dance to the Performing Arts Center stage this weekend in the school’s annual large-group dance show. The show will feature a variety of dance styles. Called Studio to Stage, there will be performances at 7 p.m....
news / education
February 27, 2014 - 12:10pm
Local man up for MN Book Award
Four books were selected as finalists from 33 entrants in the Minnesota Book Awards Genre Fiction category. One of those books was written by Rosemount resident Cary Griffith. The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library announced the finalists in the eight categories of the...
February 27, 2014 - 10:57am
February 13, 2014
Elementary students get a chance to showcase their artwork
Ever since new art display equipment went up in the Robert Trail Library, the Rosemount Area Arts Council has hoped to hold a student exhibit. That hope was realized Sunday during an artist open house for Rosemount Elementary School. “We had a packed house,” said RAAC member...
news / education
February 13, 2014 - 11:03am
Singing and dancing for scholarships
Singing, dancing and scholarships will be the focus when a high-energy show choir from the University of Wisconsin-Madison takes the stage this weekend at Rosemount High School. The Wisconsin Singers, a glee club-style group featuring UW-Madison’s top singers and dancers,...
news / education
February 13, 2014 - 10:53am
African dance troupe will perform in Rosemount
There are 53 tribes in Uganda, each with their own forms of dance, instruments and songs. The Kika Troupe incorporates a little bit of each tribe to represent the rhythm of Uganda and Feb. 21 the group will bring its unique talents to Minnesota for a series of performances. Deborah...
February 13, 2014 - 10:08am
February 6, 2014
RHS grad calls action on filmmaking dream
On Feb. 6, somewhere in the area of Chisago, Minn., Ben Zschunke will start the process of making a dream come true. That’s the day filming was scheduled to begin on his first feature film. And while the 12 or so days ahead will often be cold, long and sometimes difficult,...
February 6, 2014 - 12:57pm
Rosemount resident writes children’s book
A while back, Jeff Lozano was in the book aisle at Target and started looking at the children’s books. As he flipped through the stories, it struck him that he could write for children. So the Rosemount man recruited his girlfriend, Lizette Reiland, to illustrate and together...
February 6, 2014 - 12:43pm
January 23, 2014
Hitchcock series to start with Rear Window
People have differing opinions about what qualifies as a classic film and what is just a good old movie. However, the films made by Alfred Hitchcock are rarely questioned. That’s why Rosemount Area Arts Council member Jim Kotz wanted to feature his films. There’s just no...
January 23, 2014 - 2:59pm
January 16, 2014
Passion and pianos at author event
As a student at the University of Minnesota, Newell Hill knew he had a passion for kids and music. So the enterprising young man started an after-school music program. That program led to the creation of Keys 4/4 Kids, a now multi-city non-profit organization that works to inspire...
January 16, 2014 - 12:06pm
Swing dance to a big band Jan. 23
Last year during a meeting, the Rosemount Youth Commission discussed taking a trip up to St. Paul to do some swing dancing. A few members of the Rosemount Area Arts Council were at that meeting and had another thought: why not bring swing dancing to Rosemount? And thus, the...
January 16, 2014 - 10:18am
January 9, 2014
Mystery dinner theater returns Jan. 18
Diamond Jim Brady and his consort Lillian Russell will be in Rosemount Jan. 18. They will bring trouble with them and the Rosemount Area Arts Council needs some sleuths to help catch a murderer. RAAC will host their annual Mystery Dinner Theater at 6 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Steeple...
January 9, 2014 - 1:37pm
January 2, 2014
A bigger stage for bluegrass family nights
The past few years the Rosemount Area Arts Council has held its bluegrass family nights concert series at Celts Pub. The evening events were tremendously popular from the get-go, drawing crowds of more than 100 to the pub. In fact, RAAC member Craig Evans said they often had...
January 2, 2014 - 12:50pm
December 19, 2013
Curtains goes up on children's theater
Rosemount High School has a strong theater program. Other than that, though, there are limited opportunities for young people in town to get involved in theater. That’s something the Rosemount Area Arts Council has long looked at solving. Starting in January, RAAC will launch...
December 19, 2013 - 10:10am
November 13, 2013
For artist, library show is a dream come true
Linda Dykhouse has long dreamed of displaying her art. Hanging from the walls of the Robert Trail Library is her life’s work and a dream realized. Dykhouse is currently the featured artist at the Robert Trail Library. She has 24 acrylic paintings displayed. Dykhouse hasn’t...
November 13, 2013 - 2:41pm