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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish newcomers show they're ready to step in
Track and field: Irish pile up 21 golds at home triangular
Softball: Bats break out against Centennial
Girls lacrosse: Irish split non-conference games
Baseball: Pitchers pack a punch against Blaze, Eagles
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Upcoming Events: Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale, ABBASolutely Fab
arts and entertainment
WELLS FARGO VS BONNIE MECHURA MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
TCF BANK VS JOHN & KOSETTE GILLIS-MF
BIDS PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Real Estate Showcase
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 4, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Developing through the movies
Happy March, now we're rollin'! We missed the snow event of the year, despite believing, thanks to the forecasters, that it was going to be the...
March 4, 2017 - 5:30am
February 18, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Musings on what happens in between
I don't know how it works for others, but I have found in retirement, I think more about life and mortality than I ever did. I'm not sure if...
February 18, 2017 - 5:30am
February 4, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Getting ideas from my brain to your news page
Howdy, y'all! This week, I thought I'd take you on a behind-the-scenes journey of how this weekly monologue gets to be the final product you...
February 4, 2017 - 5:30am
January 28, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Leading the charge at my last senior assembly
On Jan. 26, a group of senior parents and I staged the senior assembly for the class of 2017, unveiling the theme to this year's graduation lock-in...
January 28, 2017 - 5:30am
January 7, 2017
The new year will bring new staff, elected officials to Rosemount
We always think of the start of a new year as a time for beginnings, but that seems especially true in Rosemount city government this season....
January 7, 2017 - 5:30am
December 31, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (The Conclusion)
It was an old shoebox. He was not sure he wanted to see what "memorabilia" he had acquired during the years he couldn't remember having lived. As he lifted the lid, he was surprised to see it was empty except for an envelope, lying facedown, that looked like it housed a typical-sized...
December 31, 2016 - 5:30am
December 24, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (Part IV)
His sister sounded...well, old. But she still had an unmistakable quality in her greeting. "Bea?" "Well, who did you think it was? Mrs. Claus? How are you on this Christmas Eve morning, your favorite day of the year?" When Adam went to bed the night before, it was Dec. 23,...
December 24, 2016 - 5:30am
December 17, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (Part III)
"What the..." Adam slowly approached the mirror. Feeling unsteady, he braced himself against the vanity. He examined his face like a cat examines the appearance of a Christmas tree into its world. "I have got to be dreaming," he whispered softly. As he took his right hand to his face,...
December 17, 2016 - 5:30am
December 10, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (Part II)
Editor's Note: This is the second in a four-part story. To read the first section, see the Dec. 1, 2016 edition of the Independent Town Pages or visit our website, www.rosemounttownpages.com/opinion.
December 10, 2016 - 5:30am
December 3, 2016
Chuck Books: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story
Hi. I'll make this quick. I only have so much space, and this is going to be the greatest challenge I've given myself with this column. In the next four weeks, you will read a Christmas-themed short story. I have two double-spaced pages maximum each week. That means I have to write...
December 3, 2016 - 5:30am
November 25, 2016
Bill Droste: We are thankful for the volunteers of Rosemount
For most of us, the holidays are a busy time of year. But they are also the perfect time to reflect on those who have helped us in the past year. Those of us in city government have many to thank. They contribute to the high quality of life in Rosemount. We always value the hard work...
November 25, 2016 - 1:30pm
Chuck Brooks: A host of things to be thankful for
It's that time once again for us all to take stock in what it is we're thankful for. It's good to be reminded once a year to take time out to count our blessings. Hopefully, you'll all be with those important people in your life. As for me, I'll be with my three brothers and sister...
November 25, 2016 - 5:30am
November 19, 2016
Chuck Brooks: Rivalries on football Sundays, then and now
Being a Packer fan in this state is, at best, difficult. Ironically, when I moved here in July of 1982, I had no passion for any sports. Any. Never. I was the third boy of three kids in a house back in Wisconsin. My oldest brother is seven years older and the next brother is five...
November 19, 2016 - 5:30am
November 5, 2016
Chuck Brooks: ‘Upgrading’ my education and playing the organ
When I was discussing my "scary" movies with you a few weeks ago, and the title of "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken" entered the dialogue, I began to think about something I hadn't thought about for a long time. That, in turn, sent me in the direction of this week's topic.
November 5, 2016 - 5:30am