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Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
Minn. roundup: Florida men convicted of credit card skimming; Man pleads guilty to lewd Minn. State Fair conduct
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
crime and courts
Irish athletes sign collegiate letters of intent
Rosemount football falls to Minnetonka
Skill, not luck, of the Irish? Rosemount swimmers win 7th-straight conference title
Sections sweep sends cross country teams to state
Irish volleyball advance with three-set win over Simley
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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Wells Fargo Bank vs Sarah and Rodolfo Soria
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Jeremy Clegg
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lynn Rathbun
Dakota Cty. AFB Western Service Center, Juvenile Service Center
Dakota County AFB 2017 Galaxie Library Renovation
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Sharon Ann Priebe
Gale M. Sprute
Gale M. Sprute
Michael James Hofacker
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: Not too early to talk Christmas films
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Help start the holiday season, send off the RHS marching band
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Viewpoint: RHS Marching Band deserves our pride and thanks
Letter to the editor: Huusko is good for our schools
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January 2, 2009
Minnesota budget future dark
ST. PAUL - For 28 years, Jim Mulder has looked into his crystal ball and predicted how legislators and the governor will solve budget problems. Now, the Association of Minnesota Counties' executive director said, that crystal ball is dark. Mulder and other veteran budget-watchers...
January 2, 2009 - 12:00am
December 26, 2008
Editorial: Budget challenges offer chance for reform
I want to thank you, the residents of Rosemount and Apple Valley for the honor of representing you in the State Legislature and for all of the support I've received during this time of transition. Since one of my highest priorities is to keep you informed about my work at the state...
December 26, 2008 - 12:00am
December 5, 2008
Council approves budget for 2009
The Rosemount City Council set the 2009 budget Tuesday night. In all the city determined it will need $15.8 million dollars to meet its needs for the coming year. The resolution passed includes the amounts for the general operating fund, the three CIP funds, the insurance fund levy,...
December 5, 2008 - 12:00am
City sets preliminary budget, tax levy
Despite a rough economy the Rosemount City Council was able to keep the city's tax levy down. The proposed 2009 levy only increased by .88 percent to be exact, said finance director Jeff May. The city council set the 2009 preliminary budget Tuesday during its regular meeting. The...
September 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 18, 2008
Counties continue to feel sting as state continues its squeeze
WILLMAR -- State budget reductions could mean counties will have to pay for some public defenders and state prisoners. The financial shift is part of a "string of squeezes" the state is passing onto counties, said Jay Kieft, director of the Kandiyohi County Family Services Department. Kieft...
June 18, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Focus on Community: City does what it can to cut costs
It's impossible not to notice the higher prices at the gas pumps. And higher food costs reinforce the message that things are tight. Everyone knows that new housing starts are down. All these things affect an individual Rosemount resident's budget, and they affect the city's budget,...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
May 15, 2008
Budget talks focus on taxes
ST. PAUL - Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Pawlenty are studying how property tax changes would affect communities across the state, a complicated and time-consuming effort that appears likely to push any legislative session-ending deal into Thursday. The good news is they were...
May 15, 2008 - 12:00am
May 12, 2008
DFL prepares its own budget plan
ST. PAUL - The Democrat-controlled Legislature could today send Gov.
May 12, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Pawlenty prepares for budget woes
ST. PAUL - In a sign that state budget negotiations are not going well, Gov. Tim Pawlenty is looking at ways to fix a budget deficit if he and legislative leaders cannot reach an agreement by the Legislature's May 19 adjournment date. On Thursday, for the first time in public, the...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 22, 2008
Lawmakers prefer budget polka
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty's Monday budget-balancing offer did not go as far as Democrats who control the Legislature wanted. "We were hoping for a fast polka," House Majority Leader Tony Sertich, DFL-Chisholm, said. "But we are having a slow waltz." Pawlenty suggested cutting...
April 22, 2008 - 12:00am
April 21, 2008
DFL leaders optimistic on budget deal
Democratic legislative leaders say they are optimistic that their Republican colleagues and Gov. Tim Pawlenty will deliver an offer today that advances session-ending budget talks. Late in the week, House and Senate staff, along with the governor's office, developed a spreadsheet...
April 21, 2008 - 12:00am
April 4, 2008
Lawmakers begin budget-cutting exercise
ST. PAUL - Most state agencies would cut budgets 3 percent to 4 percent, money would be moved from fund to another and budget reserves would fall as Minnesota legislators try to balance the state budget. The House and Senate debated different, but similar, bills Thursday to fill...
April 4, 2008 - 12:00am
March 31, 2008
Legislature ready for main dish
ST. PAUL - The meat of the 2008 Minnesota Legislature will be debated in the next few days. The main reason for lawmakers being in session this year, funding public works projects across Minnesota, appears to be nearing votes in the full House and Senate. And a tougher task, filling...
March 31, 2008 - 12:00am
March 10, 2008
Pawlenty calls for spending cuts
ST. PAUL - Gov. Tim Pawlenty proposes a mixture of state spending cuts, use of reserve funds and some additional tax revenue to fix a predicted state budget deficit of nearly $1 billion. The Republican governor said Friday school classrooms and state aid to local governments would...
March 10, 2008 - 12:00am
Agreement tough on education funding needs
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans long have made education a top priority, so much so that taxpayers have been willing to dedicate close to half of the state's $34 billion, two-year budget to schools. Despite strong support for schools, it's surprisingly difficult to get a clear answer to...
March 10, 2008 - 12:00am