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Rosemount Legion Green goes 1-2 in sub-state playoffs to finish season
Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Rosemount Legion Green falls in barn burner to the Burnsville Cobras
Vince Byron bests BMX legend Jamie Bestwick for X Games vert gold
Timber rattlesnake finds its way to Red Wing resident's front steps
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
New bands joins Leprechaun Days lineup
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
Antique appraisal turns into big bucks
River City Chorale offers summer performances
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Wells Fargo Bank v. Roberto Chavez
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Federal national Mortgage Association v. James Norquist
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Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
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June 13, 2013
Editorial: Get out and enjoy summer
Summer fun starts in earnest this week. Students are out of school. A gray, rainy spring appears to finally be providing at least some hope of sunshine, and Dew Days is on the schedule. Most Farmington residents won't need an introduction to Dew Days. It's been a fixture in the...
June 13, 2013 - 11:27am
June 6, 2013
Editorial: All-day K will be worth the work
When Sen. Greg Clausen was elected last fall it was clear education would be a focus. The former Rosemount High School principal has experience in the area, and he knows how important a good education is. One of his focuses was state funding for all-day kindergarten. He authored...
June 6, 2013 - 9:27am
May 23, 2013
Editorial: Pay tribute to fallen veterans on Monday
Farmington and Rosemount residents have a long history of serving their country, and both cities have developed strong traditions of paying tribute to those who lost their lives in service. Those traditions will continue Sunday and Monday with a series of ceremonies. Activity starts...
May 23, 2013 - 8:00am
May 16, 2013
Editorial: Community gardens do good for many
A garden can be a wonderful thing. It is a way to get outside, to connect with the Earth, to bring more healthful foods into your day-to-day diet. It can also be much more than that, a fact that is becoming clearer all the time in Farmington and Rosemount. The trend started a few...
May 16, 2013 - 8:00am
May 12, 2013
Chuck's column: It's tough being a freshman
We hear again and again that we often don't get it. We don't know what it's like to be our students. Regardless of the fact we were their age once, we just don't get what it's like to be their age today. Consequently, I thought I'd ask them. In today's world, what is one of the...
May 12, 2013 - 8:00am
May 9, 2013
Editorial: Do good from the comfort of home
Food drives don't get much easier than the one that will take place this weekend in Farmington, Rosemount and cities all across the country. Depending on where your mailbox is, you might not even have to leave your house. The impact can be significant, though. Each year mail carriers...
May 9, 2013 - 8:59am
April 25, 2013
Editorial: YMCA survey is one step of many
There was a survey recently that suggests Rosemount residents are interested in seeing a new YMCA in the city. That is good news. It is at the very least a sign that the city, Dakota County Technical College and the Y have not been wasting their time over the past year or so as they...
April 25, 2013 - 9:42am
April 18, 2013
Editorial: Partnership will be good for schools
It is the job of a school district to educate its students. That much should be obvious.
April 18, 2013 - 8:00am
April 4, 2013
Editorial: Workshops move discussion out of the public eye
The Farmington City Council approved a new set of goals Monday night. That's a good thing. A city should have a plan for where it wants to go in the coming years. Listed among those goals is a desire to maintain good communication with residents. That is also good, but it doesn't...
April 4, 2013 - 8:00am
March 29, 2013
Editorial: Cooperation among cities benefits all
Emergency workers in Farmington and Rosemount are equipped to handle a lot. They're well prepared to take care of the kinds of situations they are likely to encounter on a day-to-day basis. Every once in a while, though, something out of the ordinary comes along. Like a man getting...
March 29, 2013 - 9:56am
March 21, 2013
Editorial: Good news in State of the City
It's State of the City season in Farmington and Rosemount. Rosemount mayor Bill Droste was scheduled to give his annual address Wednesday morning, right about the time this issue was going to print. Farmington Mayor Todd Larson will give his next Wednesday. There isn't usually a...
March 21, 2013 - 12:40pm
March 14, 2013
Editorial: Lessons come in many forms
There is more to school than what goes on in the classroom. Turning out good students takes more than pencils and books. Students learn lessons every day that will never show up on a standardized test. There are two good examples of that in this week's issue, and they take place...
March 14, 2013 - 12:49pm
March 7, 2013
Merger means more news, not less local
By this point you've probably noticed there is something different about your local paper. It's bigger. Its layout has changed. And, oh yeah, there's a whole new city's worth of news in there. In some ways, this is a big change. The Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages...
March 7, 2013 - 8:00am
February 28, 2013
Editorial: RHS dance show is worth checking out
There might not be a better showcase of Rosemount High School students' creativity than the school's annual dance show. Plays and concerts show off artistic ability, but students' are working with scripts and sheet music. Art shows give students creative freedom, but not the large-scale...
February 28, 2013 - 10:21am
February 20, 2013
Editorial: Long road may end in the right place
After the appearance of yet another hurdle in the quest for a new senior housing complex in Rosemount, the city finds itself where it perhaps should have been all along -- looking to a known and trusted developer to get things done. When the city first chose a developer for the proposed...
February 20, 2013 - 12:48pm