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Update: Two found dead in Rosemount home Friday
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Rosemount Mite White makes sandwiches for those in need
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Schlie makes it five state trips in a row
DCTC baseball: Blue Knights play earliest outdoor game in state history
Boys basketball: Another split brings Irish to 10-10
Swim and dive: Satnik, Toenges first against Shakopee
Girls hockey: Irish bow out to top seed Eastview
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
SUM PROC 1-24-2017
Homeservices Lending, vs Florendo
Margaret A. Raub, 92
Gene Barthel, 69
Jan E. Altenburg, 57
Boots Turek, 67
Chuck Brooks: Musings on what happens in between
Letter: Planes, trains, increased overall traffic and mining 24/7
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Chuck Brooks: A day in the life of Willy
Chuck Brooks: Getting ideas from my brain to your news page
Real Estate Showcase
July 25, 2013
Book Report: Even a grudging reader will like these stories
If you’re a science fiction buff, have I got a book for you to take to the lake. I’m no expert in the field, that’s for sure because some of the science fiction I like isn’t even considered science fiction by its authors. Years ago, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., came...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 25, 2013 - 3:13pm
July 18, 2013
Book Report: Ya betcha, Wisconsinites are distinctive
Wisconsin Talk and Inferno discussed by Dave Wood, past vice-president of the National Book Critics Circle and former book review editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune
Life/arts and entertainment
July 18, 2013 - 8:39am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
Life/arts and entertainment
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
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....
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...
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