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Teacher has a high-speed hobby
Cities looking for election judges
Legion for sale, but not going anywhere
New athletic complex ready for play
Little library a tribute to a friend
crime and courts
Volleyball: Irish topple Tigers for third place at Farmington Invite
Boys soccer: Irish come back to top Century
Girls soccer: Griffith's OT goal buries Shakopee
Girls swimming: Irish sink North
Girls tennis: Irish second at Mankato
An Irish welcome
Rosemount takes a community ice bath
arts and entertainment
Jane F. Becker, 93
Donna Hanks, 84
Everett "Larry" Christensen, 71
Bob Maier, 73
SUM PROD AUG.26,2014 Dakota co admin
Wells Fargo Financial vs Jaeger
Wells Fargo Bank vs Boomgaarden
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, vs Haugen
ADV FOR BIDS GENERATOR Dakota Co PS & R
Nathan Hansen's column: I've finally hit the big time
Editorial: Judges are an important part of elections
Student voices: College vs. high school
Chuck Brooks' column: There is magic to be found at Rosemount High School
Andrea Langworthy's column: The therapy of pen and paper
September 18, 2014
Finally enjoying the fruits of their labor
The trees at Castle Rock Orchard are not what you might imagine when you picture an orchard. There are no spreading branches, no rolling hills to rumble over on a hayride. Just long, straight rows of short trees attached to trellises. The apples are still plenty tasty, though,...
22 hours 18 min ago
Dakota Electric makes McGruff kits available
McGruff Safe Kids Identification kits for school children are now available from law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota County and nearby communities. Dakota Electric Association, a member-owned electric cooperative, provides local law enforcement agencies throughout Dakota...
22 hours 31 min ago
Cable company will make full digital conversion
Charter Communications will switch to an all-digital format and the change will mean different number assignments for area government and educational channels. Apple Valley, Farmington and Rosemount cable coordinator Mark Moore said the conversion to a 100 percent digital signal...
22 hours 36 min ago
September 15, 2014
Downtown businesses partner to offer Ladies Night Out Thursday
A group of downtown Rosemount business owners have teamed up to offer a Ladies Night Out and the organizers hope the event will start an ongoing event. Women are invited to sip, shop, socialize and support local businesses from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18. Divas and Denim, Transformed...
September 15, 2014 - 5:39pm
September 11, 2014
Sunbelt invests big in Minnesota market
Almost as soon as the doors opened, business at Sunbelt Rentals was good. A national leader in the construction rental business, branch manager Tom Weidt said Sunbelt had a good reputation in the area when it decided to open its first Minnesota store in Rosemount in August. “We’ve...
news / business
September 11, 2014 - 10:36am
September 4, 2014
Berms will make way for mine
Anyone driving east on County Road 46 has probably noticed some large berms going up on the southwest corner of 46 and Biscayne Avenue. The berms will make way for the construction of a mining processing facility and concrete plant that will be operated by Aggregate Industries. ...
September 4, 2014 - 11:43am
September 1, 2014
New studio offers fitness for the whole family
It’s a business plan they believe makes sense, and as they open their joint venture the owners of USA Karate and Platinum Yoga and Fitness hope it’s one that succeeds. USA Karate and Platinum Yoga will open a joint facility in Rosemount that will offer martial arts training...
September 1, 2014 - 11:44am
August 28, 2014
Fluegel's plans bigger store
The current Fluegels’s Farm, Garden and Pet retail space is cramped. To put it frankly, the shop needs more space. “We really need more space. Right now everything is so crowded,” said owner Kim Fluegel. To address the issues, Fluegel plans to build a new, 12,000...
August 28, 2014 - 12:10pm
August 14, 2014
Post-paralysis, normal has a new meaning
Michelle Scheuerlein is a woman with grit. On July 8, the owner of Rosemount Floral was paralyzed from the waist down and her attitude in facing the injury reflects that. On that July day, Scheuerlein was helping a neighbor with a damaged tree. She was clearing a broken branch...
August 14, 2014 - 11:08am
Ultra-speedy Internet coming to town
A new purchase could provide new life for a long stalled plan to bring fiber optic Internet and cable connections to Rosemount residents and make the city the first in the metro area with ultra-high-speed gigabit Internet service. On June 21, Golden Valley-based Velocity Telephone...
news / business
August 14, 2014 - 9:36am
August 7, 2014
New business sells old-school entertainment
Daniel Edeen loves games. Specifically, he enjoys retro video games and he’s hoping enough other people do that he can make a good business out of it. On Aug. 9, Edeen will open Legacy Games. The store will offer a variety of games including retro video games, board games,...
news / business
August 7, 2014 - 11:56am
July 31, 2014
New GNC promotes healthy living
When it comes to shopping opportunities, Rosemount lacks in some areas. GNC recognized that, at least in terms of getting nutritional supplements, so the corporation opened a store in the strip mall next to Cub Foods. Manager Simon Nakatani said Rosemount has an active population...
July 31, 2014 - 12:26pm
July 17, 2014
Bluebirds ready to fledge
More than 50 bluebirds are expected to take their first flight from their nests at Flint Hills Resources this year, outpacing 2013’s fledglings and the company’s average. From April-August each year, a group of employee volunteers at Flint Hills carefully monitors the 18 artificial...
July 17, 2014 - 12:45pm
New boutique offers vintage charm
Transformed Treasures at A Bushel and A Peck is a mix of many things. It’s a modern boutique with vintage charm. It’s a new store in a historic downtown. And it’s a dream come true for two women who several months ago didn’t know each other. “This is the dream, right...
news / business
July 17, 2014 - 12:10pm
July 2, 2014
Interns join newspaper staff
Rosemount High School students Ryan Brocco and Muriel Knudson have joined the Independent Town Pages as interns this summer. Brocco, 17, will be a senior this fall at RHS. He is involved in the school newspaper, as well as a the Irish Update broadcast journalism class. He plans...
July 2, 2014 - 11:15am