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Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Land swap on the table in Rosemount
Dayton vetoes most legislative session work
Bonding could be Legislature's last man standing
crime and courts
Softball: Irish fall to East Ridge in first round of sections; drop to consolation
Boys' Golf: Rosemount will surprise teams at sections
Baseball: Rosemount and Farmington approach end of regular season
Softball: Irish and Tigers enter section playoffs
Boys' Tennis: Irish sweep St. Paul Highland Park but fall to Eagan
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
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Nhia Lee and May See Xiong
FORECLOSURE: Wells Fargo v. Kerrie K. and Ryan L. Edgeton
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Benjamin Zolin
FORECLOSURE: TCF National Bank v. Walter M. Ebert, et al.
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. G. Bell & S Bell & T. Bell-Johnson & W. Franklin
Students see what Reality has in store
Businesses are her business
Dakota Electric: Rates down, satisfaction high
Entrepreneur bringing Custom Apparel to home
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
Place a Business Announcement
Herbert Carl Swedin, Jr.
James K. Roschen
Elaine Thompson Larson
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
Chuck Brooks: Yes, people really did do that
Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 1
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
Chuck Brooks: Moms, here and now, deserve appreciation
Chuck Brooks: When you finish reading, pick up a book
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Chuck Brooks' column: On a post-parade high
I am writing this to you two hours after the Leprechaun Days Parade experience. I say “experience” because it was that and more. As you may well know, I was honored to be the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade. Why me? Something about retiring after 33 years of teaching and...
July 25, 2015 - 8:00am
July 24, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: They're making TVs how big now?
You like to think you’ll react well when the end finally comes. That you’ll accept the reality of the situation, wipe a single, manly tear from the corner of your eye and get on with the business of your life. And, honestly, I think I did pretty well. It’s never easy to...
July 24, 2015 - 8:00am
July 17, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: Time to take center stage
Welcome to the weekend that kicks off Leprechaun Days Week here in Rosemount. I know they have lots of fun planned for the week ahead, but as you all most likely know, it kicks off this Saturday with the annual Leprechaun Days Parade. And that’s where my story begins this week. ...
July 17, 2015 - 8:00am
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.
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