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Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
Open house on Highway 52 construction March 27
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Girls basketball: Lightning strike again in section finals
Basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
CITY OF COATES: 2017 Budget Summary
POSTPONED SALE: Homeservices Lending vs Farley; 16-0267-FC01
AD FOR BIDS: Dakota County Project 97-183
Wells Fargo Bank vs Fowler
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Coles
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
Real Estate Showcase
February 9, 2014
Chuck Brooks' column: Getting crafty
I think I have an amusing story to share with you this week regarding crafts. Yes, I said crafts. I have always wanted to be artsy/craftsy. My father desperately wanted me to understand the basic components of a car’s engine, but I wanted nothing to do with anything...
February 9, 2014 - 8:00am
February 8, 2014
Andrea Langworthy's column: A road to betterment
It’s a little late in life but I am trying to be a more evolved person. With that in mind, as I wrote in a previous column, I watch Oprah’s hour-long “Super Soul Sunday” every week. After each new show, the network airs two hours of previously-shown broadcasts. Ones...
February 8, 2014 - 8:00am
February 7, 2014
Nathan Hansen's column: Nevermind the evil laughter
Bit by bit, room by room, environmental inconvenience by environmental inconvenience, I have begun to exert my control over the weather patterns in my home. It didn’t used to be like this. For most of the six years I’ve owned my house I’ve mostly been happy to take things...
February 7, 2014 - 8:00am
February 2, 2014
Chuck Brooks' column: What was your name again?
I am happy to announce I survived another parent/teacher conference event. Each round gets a little more uncertain for me, however. After 32 years of teaching, the memory banks are full, and they don’t deal well with new information. One of the abilities I used to pride myself...
February 2, 2014 - 8:00am
February 1, 2014
Andrea Langworthy's column: An emotional night
It’s not always a given that my husband and I will watch the Grammy awards show. This year, though, we made it a requirement. Paul McCartney was supposed to perform. Ringo Starr, too. I had read they wouldn’t be on stage together but still, what a thrill. Sunday’s viewing...
February 1, 2014 - 8:00am
January 31, 2014
Nathan Hansen's column: Let me be serious for a minute
I like to make jokes. If you've read this column, you probably know that. Or maybe you didn’t realize I've been making jokes all this time and instead have been checking back each week for trenchant political commentary. If that's the case,I I’m pretty curious about your...
January 31, 2014 - 12:12pm
January 30, 2014
City column: Planned projects will benefit city
This month’s winter weather makes the construction season seem very far away. But even now, in the coldest weeks of the year, the city of Rosemount is busy planning for the projects residents will see under way this summer. Those projects will answer a lot of needs in our community....
January 30, 2014 - 12:19pm
January 27, 2014
Kassie Klasen's column: Get rid of things on Craigslist
Most of us have bought something used, whether it is a car, a tractor, a book, it is always a nice affordable alternative to spending big bucks on something new. Well, how many of us have sold something used? Years ago before the internet entered the market of reselling...
January 27, 2014 - 8:00am
January 23, 2014
57B Rep. Anna Wills talks session
With session just around the corner, activity is starting to pick up again in Saint Paul with the pre-filing of bills that will receive their first reading on February 25th when the legislature reconvenes for 2014. I wanted to update you on the one bill that I've chief authored, and...
January 23, 2014 - 12:35pm
January 16, 2014
Chuck Brooks' column: The View from my Room
I’m back. I warned you I would return, and I’m now making good on my promise. Had someone told me we would not only have off two weeks for the holidays, but the governor would give us a bonus day and our district would follow suit, I would have guffawed for hours. Then it...
January 16, 2014 - 11:55am
Andrea Langworthy's column: Celebrate every day
Sometimes, on the day my column is due, I have no idea what to write about. That’s when I use Google to check out what holiday might be on the horizon. Or, even better, what odd or idiotic designation might be given to an upcoming day. Take today: January 13. National Make...
January 16, 2014 - 11:00am
January 9, 2014
Student voices: Don't take life for granted
It is hard to believe we had our highly anticipated D.A.R.E. program almost seven years ago. That was probably the first essay I ever wrote. I actually just found it the other day. I remember being so proud of it. I wrote about how I will abstain from drugs and how bad they were. ...
January 9, 2014 - 2:17pm
Andrea Langworthy's column: Different opinion
There is a movement afoot to abolish what remains of Minnesota’s blue laws; the ones which prohibit liquor stores and car dealerships from being open on Sunday. Originally intended to keep holy the Sabbath, they once included bans on the sale of clothing, food, office supplies...
January 9, 2014 - 1:08pm
Nathan Hansen's column: Going crazy from the cold
Minnesota residents kind of lost their collective minds this week as the result of some colder than usual weather. Governor Mark Dayton canceled school statewide Monday, making him a hero to thousands of Minnesotans who are too young to vote for him. Rainbow stores closed their doors...
January 9, 2014 - 12:51pm
January 2, 2014
Nathan Hansen's column: A new start for the new year
This is a great time of year. The calendar still has that new year smell. And since we’re starting fresh, it’s as good a time as any to make it clear what I don’t care about. That doesn’t mean it’s a good time, I guess. Only that no other time would be better. Still,...
January 2, 2014 - 1:19pm