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Telling the school's story: Brooks' centennial storybook celebrates 100 years of Rosemount High School
Clothing found on Prescott bridge triggers water, air search
Dakota County law enforcement train on protest response
Hwy. 110 in Dakota County to get a new name -- and it's a familiar one
You've seen Mark Dayton's tax returns. Will you see the next governor's?
crime and courts
Irish air it out against Shakopee but lose regular season finale 19-14
Irish girls tennis team ends successful season
Irish boys cross-country wins conference championship
Irish squads fight to the end but fall just short
Rosemount pitches third shutout of the season
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
A classic car 'love story': Englert's shiny Chevy a draw at Rosemount High School centennial
Health briefs: Yoga classes offered in Hastings; Telemedicine program comes to western Wis. hospitals
arts and entertainment
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Wells Fargo Bank vs. Franklin/Bell
Wells Fargo vs Colleen Crawford
Helen Arlene Judd
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: A vast collection full of memories
A view from an economist: Trump UN speech on trade and jobs
Viewpoint: Poll gives legislators input on residents' thoughts
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: All sorts of theater possible at conferences
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
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July 16, 2015
Congressman John Kline guest column: A commitment to the future
Education is a deeply personal issue for many Minnesotans. It is a topic discussed around kitchen tables, whether it’s a child’s report card, a policy change taking place in a local school district, or perhaps even policy changes being debated by state and federal officials. We...
July 16, 2015 - 11:55am
Nathan Hansen's column: Robots tell great knock-knock jokes
Microsoft has done a lot for we humans over the years. Its Windows operating system powers many of our computers. Office products like PowerPoint make it simple for nearly anyone to put presentations that have been scientifically optimized for boredom production. And gamers love its...
July 16, 2015 - 11:46am
July 9, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: Out with the old this grilling season
Is it simply a misperception on my part or are people generally in better moods in the summer? Or is it just me who’s in the better mood? I realize I have more motivation to be in a good place this summer more than any other summer of my life. However, I also have plenty that...
July 9, 2015 - 11:57am
June 26, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Behold the webcam of God
There are plenty of good reasons to go to church every week. People go to affirm their faith, or to be part of a community, or to stock up on coffee and cookies. Sometimes people go to get involved in ministry work, and other times they show up just to make sure nobody starts...
June 26, 2015 - 8:00am
June 25, 2015
City column: Senior development is next step for downtown property
I had the honor recently of standing with my colleagues on the city council and other officials who serve Rosemount to signal the start of an important project to keep our community a great place to live for all our citizens. It was the groundbreaking for Cambrian Commons, the...
June 25, 2015 - 1:42pm
June 19, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Nothing to lose your head over
To paraphrase the great philosopher Ferris Bueller, science moves pretty fast. If you don’t take the opportunity to write a column about a totally bonkers plan to transplant a monkey’s head when you have it, people just might move on to something even more insane. The quote...
June 19, 2015 - 8:00am
June 15, 2015
Student voices: Ups and downs
Another year of school is coming to close, and it’s been an emotional rollercoaster. The seniors are an emotional mess by this time; they are reminiscing about all the memories from the past four years, excited for the future yet nervous to start their own lives and leave their...
June 15, 2015 - 8:00am
June 11, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: The year was 1982....
I want to begin this week by telling you about the next couple of columns. I am going to take off a little bit here to recharge my emotional battery after this edition, and the Town Pages has graciously agreed to run the graduation speech I gave on June 6 for the Class of 2015 in...
June 11, 2015 - 1:08pm
June 6, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Moving: a younger woman's game
Boxes and bags and bins, oh my! My room in the transitional care facility looks like a discount store at clearance time. If you’ve read my columns recently, you know my husband and I are moving. Downsizing to a one-bedroom, one-bath independent senior living building. Part...
June 6, 2015 - 8:00am
June 5, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Another graduation in the crowd
Graduation season is here again. Seniors from Farmington High School will receive their diplomas Friday night. Rosemount seniors will follow on Saturday. At the School of Hard Knocks, graduates will presumably just roll themselves a cigarette and get on with their day. Barring...
June 5, 2015 - 8:00am
June 4, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: Ready for graduation
It’s graduation weekend. I believe it’s my 33rd. I don’t ever remember missing a graduation. I always have thought it important to attend. I liken it to a coach or a director. They practice or rehearse for weeks, leading up to the big game or opening night. Does the coach or...
June 4, 2015 - 1:41pm
May 31, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: Almost time for the endless summer
The final weekend in May. Where did this month go? Oh, wait. Perhaps I know. First there was OnStage. Then Prom. That was followed by the all-school awards assembly and then Memorial Day weekend. Yup. That’s where it went. So, now what? Summer awaits! But first, graduation...
May 31, 2015 - 8:00am
May 30, 2015
Andrea Langworthy's column: Rainy days
My husband and I were fortunate to work for companies that offered good health insurance and, even more important, 401K investment plans. We signed on as soon as the benefit was announced and had a percentage of our pay rerouted to accounts we were told would give us a good retirement...
May 30, 2015 - 8:00am
May 29, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Going back to the movies
Back in the early days of my tenure here I would occasionally write movie reviews and put them in the paper. It was never anything official. I didn’t get invited to critics’ screenings. Roger Ebert never asked me to hang out with him. I didn’t even get a deal on Twizzlers at...
May 29, 2015 - 8:00am
May 28, 2015
Student voices: Abby takes a look into the future
At Rosemount High School, I am involved in Irish Update, the news broadcasting class that airs a show in the lunchroom every week. For the class, we have to put together a newscast with three stories, funny openings and closings, and anchors. Whenever we do a story, we have to interview...
May 28, 2015 - 1:52pm