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RHS students to compete at DECA nationals
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
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
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March 6, 2009
Lawsuit: practice and MLK Day don't mix
Milton Campbell thinks Martin Luther King Day should be just like Christmas or Thanksgiving when it comes to basketball practice. Last Friday Campbell filed a complaint in United States District Court that alleges that District 196 discriminated against his son when coach Chris Orr...
March 6, 2009 - 10:46am
February 27, 2009
Boys Basketball: Rough stretch continues for boys hoops team
The tough going for the Rosemount boys basketball continued during the past week. But, coach Mike Manning knows the formula to reverse the trend. He says its an "old formula for Rosemount High School." "We need to play a full game," Manning says. "We need to bring tremendous effort...
February 27, 2009 - 11:08am
Girls Basketball: Irish split a pair
There is a clear division among girls basketball teams in the Lake Conference. Rosemount is part of the mixed-up middle. The Irish have tried to separate themselves but inconsistent results and equal matchups haven't let them break free. "Those games, like Burnsville and Eagan,...
February 27, 2009 - 11:04am
February 20, 2009
Girls Basketball: Coming down to the end
With a week left in the regular season, first-year Rosemount girls basketball coach Sam McDonald still doesn't know how his team might land in the section seeding process. One reason is a mix of teams right in the middle of the pack, which is where the Irish find themselves. Another...
February 20, 2009 - 11:05am
February 17, 2009
Basketball teams split against Kennedy Tuesday night
The Rosemount varsity boys and girls basketball teams split their games against Bloomington Kennedy on Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the boys hockey team lost a 9-1 game against Eden Prairie. The Irish boys basketball team posted a solid 55-49 win against the Eagles. The girls squad...
February 17, 2009 - 12:06pm
February 13, 2009
Boys Basketball: Lapses work against Irish in a pair of losses
The Rosemount boys basketball team has no misconceptions about where it stands this season. The Irish know what they are and know what they have to do. They also know they are dealing with their fair share of limitations. One of those limitations has been the team's size. Another...
February 13, 2009 - 12:00am
February 6, 2009
Boys Basketball: Trying to figure it out
Sometimes in sports, match-ups just work against a team. The Rosemount boys basketball team had won seven of its past nine games when it prepared to play Apple Valley last week. But the streaking Irish can't seem to solve the Eagles' attack, and it has Rosemount coach Mike Manning...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
January 30, 2009
Boys Basketball: Making their own matchups
Admittedly, the Rosemount boys basketball team doesn't have much size compared to other teams it faces in the Lake Conference. Drawing the unenviable defensive matchup last week was Irish senior Karl Miranda. Miranda is listed as 6 foot on the team's roster. Last week against Chaska,...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
Girls Basketball: A tough stretch
Approached this week to discuss his team's recent games, Rosemount girls basketball coach Sam McDonald was obviously disappointed. The Irish lost, 74-62, last week at No. 5 Chaska and Tuesday at No. 8 Eastview, 65-62, to make it three losses in a row. Disconcerting, yes.
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am
January 28, 2009
Basketball teams split against Eastview Tuesday night
The boys basketball team kept its solid run going with a 70-61 win against Eastview last night, while the girls missed out on an upset chance in a 65-62 loss at Eastview. The boys team won its second straight game, and has now won seven of its past nine contests. Zach Vraa had what...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 23, 2009
Girls Basketball: Normally reliable shooting hurts girls in close loss
The Rosemount girls basketball team has admitted to wanting one "signature" win. The Irish have played a tough schedule featuring several top-10 teams. They have also earned their share of wins. Now, they want that "big" win. Tuesday was their latest chance. It was another opportunity...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
Boys Basketball: Outside game missing for Irish
As his team has come around this season, Rosemount boys basketball coach Mike Manning has mentioned that his team can match up with any team it plays. The caveat has always been, when the Irish are playing well, they can play with any team. Tuesday's game with Minnetonka offered...
January 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 21, 2009
Gymnastics earns big win, swimming continues to roll in Tuesday night's action
It was a packed schedule for the Irish varsity sports teams on Tuesday. The gymnastics team bounced back from a rare loss to earn a good win against Lakeville South, while the boys swimming and diving team stayed on a roll with a meet at Eastview. The gymnastics team hosted Lakeville...
January 21, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
Boys Basketball: Improvement leads to disappointment
Rosemount boys basketball coach Mike Manning knows what the perception might be after his Irish squad took No. 8-ranked Burnsville to the brink before dropping a six-point game to the Lake Conference leaders. After his team struggled at the beginning of the season, a close loss to...
January 16, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
Boys basketball team wins three straight
After the Rosemount boys basketball team lost in the first round of the Hastings tournament last week, Irish coach Mike Manning talked about how his team needed a win. He stressed that his squad needed to come out in the second game against Minneapolis Southwest and finally put...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am