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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
Rosemount High’s ACT scores better than state average
Council breathes life into stalled Prestwick Place development
St. Joe's shows appreciation for Rosemount police
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Mortgage Electronic Reg. Systems vs. Blair
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen's column: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Chuck Brooks' column: A retiree’s thoughts begin to wander
Real Estate Showcase
September 27, 2012
Editorial: Flint Hills efforts deserve recognition
Flint Hills Resources hasn't always had the best reputation when it comes to environmental matters. It hasn't always deserved to, either. Part of that is unavoidable. When you work in the oil industry, you're never going to be pristine. But Flint Hills has done work to help the environment....
September 27, 2012 - 10:14am
September 20, 2012
Editorial: New lunch rules are good for students
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District has had some challenges on its hands as it tries to adjust to new federal regulations on school lunches.
September 20, 2012 - 11:32am
September 13, 2012
Editorial: A job with diverse demands
There have been a lot of tributes during this 9/11 anniversary week to the men and women who keep us safe both at home and halfway across the world. Rosemount police are unlikely to ever have to deal with a disaster on the scale of what happened on Sept. 11, 2001, but we see on an...
September 13, 2012 - 10:39am
September 6, 2012
Editorial: Students are back; be careful out there
Earlier this week students of all ages went back to school in Rosemount. There were smiles. There were tears. There were more than a few parents documenting everything with cameras and cell phone videos. The start of a new school year brings with it plenty of changes to day-to-day...
September 6, 2012 - 8:00am
August 30, 2012
Editorial: Opportunities exist for seniors
There are still plenty of questions about a proposed senior center in Rosemount. The city council and the developer it chose for the project do not yet appear to be on the same page about what such a center should provide. But that doesn't mean there is a shortage of opportunities...
August 30, 2012 - 9:58am
August 23, 2012
Editorial: Technology only as good as the people teaching it
Technology moves fast, and education technology is no exception. There is a seemingly neverending stream of new tools meant to improve teachers' ability to get through to students. Lately, much of the focus has been on iPads. Nearby districts like Farmington and Lakeville have launched...
August 23, 2012 - 11:05am
August 16, 2012
Editorial: Residents have a choice to make in November
Things are about to get interesting in the world of Rosemount politics. The primaries are over, in the cases where they were held. The filing is closed. And voters are guaranteed to have some choices when they go to the polls in November. In two local races the field has been narrowed...
August 16, 2012 - 11:24am
August 9, 2012
Editorial: City had good candidates for police chief
Sitting in the room Monday night as the Rosemount City Council interviewed its three police chief finalists, one thing quickly became clear: Rosemount was going to hire an excellent chief. All three of the finalists -- Apple Valley captain Michael Marben, longtime Rosemount lieutenant...
August 9, 2012 - 11:23am
August 2, 2012
Editorial: Fair is good for the community
There has been no shortage of opportunities to celebrate community so far this summer. There have been block parties and neighborhood gatherings, events in the park and celebrations designed to bring the whole city together. They were all a lot of fun, but that was really just the...
August 2, 2012 - 10:19am
July 19, 2012
Editorial: Get out and enjoy Rosemount
This is an exciting time of year to live in Rosemount. The days are still long, the weather is warm and there is no shortage of opportunities to get active. Consider, for example, some of the parks profiled in recent issues of the Town Pages. Our series of stories about outdoor recreation...
July 19, 2012 - 11:03am
July 12, 2012
Editorial: Answers will come on UMore land
Late last month the University of Minnesota held a meeting to discuss the presence of pollution on the UMore Park property it owns in Rosemount. The property in question, which has been home over the years to a World War II munitions plant, industrial businesses and agricultural research...
July 12, 2012 - 8:00am
June 28, 2012
Editorial: Get out and explore Rosemount
Give or take a storm or two, we've had some beautiful weather lately in Rosemount. It's been the perfect time to get out and explore a city that has some great places to wander. That's the idea behind the series that starts this week on the front page of the paper. While Rosemount...
June 28, 2012 - 8:00am
June 21, 2012
Editorial: City needs to keep senior project moving
At a city council work session last week the developer the city chose to build a new senior housing complex next door to the Rosemount Steeple Center suggested city employees had done something underhanded. The developer, Development Representation Associates, was upset the city had...
June 21, 2012 - 9:29am
June 7, 2012
Editorial: Rosemount's class of 2012 has done a lot
Rosemount High School principal John Wollersheim spent a lot of time at last weekend's graduation ceremony talking about the accomplishments of this particular senior class. He probably could have spent a lot more. This has been a remarkably successful class. Like many that have...
June 7, 2012 - 10:08am
May 31, 2012
Editorial: Cemeteries should be cared for
There is a lot of history in Rosemount's cemeteries. The city's founding families have members buried there. There are graves that go back more than 100 years, veterans whose service includes the Civil War. It is a remarkable resource for people interested in genealogy, and there...
May 31, 2012 - 11:36am