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Area schools delayed Monday morning
Dayton proposes $19 million additional special education funds
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Athletes commit to playing collegiate athletics
Irish girls’ lacrosse aims to finish in top-half of tough SSC
Area has successful trout fishing season opener
1-0: Irish boys' tennis edges out Duluth East in first match of season
"Hoops for Hearts" raises money for new AED
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
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'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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FORECLOSURE: TCF National Bank v. Barbara C. Falada
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Plan to attend first Rosemount Expo
Providing quality care: Local dentists merge practices at Summit Dental
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
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Elaine Thompson Larson
Michael W. Rother
Gene F. McDermott
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Chuck Brooks: Come on. Live for the moment
Letter: Reduce your meat consumption, help the earth
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
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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
October 8, 2016
Chuck Brooks: A former teacher's guide to surviving conferences
I am writing this on Oct. 2. You're likely reading it six to seven days later. The weather today is autumn's best. In a week, we'll likely have turned on the heat once or twice. So goes fall in the Midwest.
October 8, 2016 - 5:48am
September 30, 2016
Chuck Brooks: Finding meaning and staying useful in retirement
Every week we meet here, I struggle from a little to a lot as to what the week's topic will be. Some weeks the topic comes to me without any effort. Other weeks, I struggle to find a topic I think merits discussion. Then there are people who have read my stuff and have commented about...
September 30, 2016 - 1:45pm
September 14, 2016
Chuck Brooks: Sharing the story of our school
Maybe about six years ago, on a Homecoming Friday at school, I was preparing to emcee the Homecoming Pep Fest/Coronation that afternoon in the gym. I must have been in a real "homecoming" mood, complete with rah-rah and sis-boom-bah spirit. I wanted to do something different and special....
September 14, 2016 - 9:52am
August 15, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: A few thoughts on aging with grace
I saw a movie today. Mr. Holmes. It was not along the lines of the recent Sherlock Holmes pictures with Robert Downey Jr. Nor was I expecting it to be. It’s a product of BBC Films, so you know it’s going to be worthy of your time. It was with Ian McKellen as the 93-year old H...
August 15, 2015 - 8:00am
August 14, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Staring into the blackness
We’re going on a month now since my television set gave up the ghost mid-Netflix binge, and my life thus far does not seem to have been thrown into any particular state of chaos. I’m not weeping or tearing my hair out or acting out reruns of The Big Bang Theory with sock...
August 14, 2015 - 8:00am
August 13, 2015
Congressman John Kline's column: VA hospitals must do better
Through their service and sacrifice our veterans have protected our nation and deserve a government that fulfills the promise of quality care. There are well more than 300,000 employees at VA facilities nationwide and undoubtedly many are dedicated to providing quality health...
August 13, 2015 - 1:39pm
Reporter Emily Zimmer says good bye
For more than eight years, I have had the honor of covering Rosemount news. This edition will be the last for me. Mon-day I start a graduate program and I have taken a part-time position. I believe this is a good move for me professionally and personally. It will give me some...
August 13, 2015 - 1:13pm
August 1, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: A lifetime of pets
A friend of mine recently had to say goodbye to her dog as her pet got into some pills when no one was looking and not much could be done once ingested. Having grown up with at least two dogs in the house at all times, I understand having to say goodbye to “man’s best friend.”...
August 1, 2015 - 8:00am
July 30, 2015
City notes: Events keep residents engaged
One of the joys of summer is that it’s easier to come together as a community. Today Rosemount is between two great events that bring us closer. Leprechaun Days has just completed a successful run. And the Night to Unite block parties are just ahead. My colleagues on the city...
July 30, 2015 - 11:34am