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Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
Rosemount's Haunted Woods Trail expected to be bigger and better
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
Outside money a major Minnesota legislative campaign factor
Marching Irish earn class championship at national competition
crime and courts
Class 2A state girls soccer: Irish taking it to The Bank
Volleyball: Irish open section play at home Thursday
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football, Week 8: Irish upset No. 2 North in triple OT for sub-district title
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
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Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter: Youth in politics
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Clausen unwavering in support for children with autism
Letter: Vanessa Demuth cares about water quality in Rosemount
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May 24, 2012
Editorial: Strong Legion is good for Rosemount
Rosemount's American Legion is not just a bar and a restaurant, no more than any other Legion club is. It's not just a place for veterans to drink beer and share stories, either. It is a resource for the community, a vital partner in a number of community events and a donor that gives...
May 24, 2012 - 11:09am
May 17, 2012
Editorial: Technology is changing education
It's an exciting time in the world of education. Technology is opening new doors for teachers, and it's allowing schools to reach out to students in ways that were not possible before. Tools like iPads provide immersive tools that can put students' learning into their own hands....
May 17, 2012 - 10:52am
May 10, 2012
Editorial: Proceed with caution on UMore plan
Big things are ahead for Rosemount. As the University of Minnesota continues to move forward with plans to create a sustainable community on property it owns in the southern part of the city, many things are happening. On Tuesday, the city held a public informational meeting regarding...
May 10, 2012 - 10:50am
May 3, 2012
Editorial: Marriage amendment inspires action
On Sunday afternoon a group of nearly 200 Dakota County residents gathered to kick off a countywide effort to defeat a constitutional amendment that would outlaw same-sex marriage in Minnesota. It is the first such county-level gathering held in conjunction with a group called Minnesotans...
May 3, 2012 - 8:00am
April 19, 2012
Town Pages editorial: Volunteers fill the gaps in city life
On Tuesday night the Rosemount City Council held its annual recognition of the volunteers who give back to the community throughout the year. It was a short ceremony, just a few minutes at the beginning of a city council meeting, but it was important. Last month we wrote in this...
April 19, 2012 - 8:37am
April 12, 2012
Town Pages editorial: Changes create opportunities for readers
The world of community newspapers like the Rosemount Town?Pages seems to change nearly as quickly as the technology that is available. Where once we were limited to bringing our readers news once a week in print, now the Internet allows us to distribute breaking news as quickly as...
April 12, 2012 - 11:07am
April 5, 2012
Editorial: Online payment system will be a benefit
Implementing any new piece of technology presents a challenge. There are too many things that can go wrong. There are problems that will never crop up until the tools are in the hands of real people using them in real-world situations. When you're trying to put something in place...
April 5, 2012 - 8:00am
March 29, 2012
Editorial: Volunteers deserve recognition
National Volunteer Week is coming up in April, and as it has for the past several years the Rosemount City Council has put out a request for residents to nominate individuals and groups they believe have gone above and beyond to give back to their community. It is a nice tradition,...
March 29, 2012 - 11:31am
March 22, 2012
Editorial: Complaints about rezoning are confusing
We're all for Rosemount residents getting involved in the operation of their city and letting city council members know what is on their mind. There has been no shortage of that recently in Rosemount. Bar owners and other residents crowded into a city hall meeting room during two...
March 22, 2012 - 8:00am
March 15, 2012
Editorial: Opportunities exist in local politics
Rosemount residents already knew their local Senate district was getting a new name for the coming election. Now it appears it's getting some new faces, too. In just the past week, Rosemount residents have gone from having two incumbents in line for next November's elections for...
March 15, 2012 - 11:05am
March 8, 2012
Editorial: Partnership will prove valuable
A problem like drug abuse doesn't recognize borders. It happens everywhere, and its effects spill over from one community to another. That is true when you are talking about drugs like marijuana, cocaine or heroin and it's particularly true of prescription drugs, the abuse of which...
March 8, 2012 - 9:46am
March 1, 2012
Editorial: Project gave back to someone who deserved it
Louis Damiani is a survivor. That much was clear during his service in World War II, when, separated from the ship where he was serving he spent days floating in the Pacific Ocean. He was declared missing in action before he was eventually recovered. It was clear last year, too,...
March 1, 2012 - 11:20am
February 23, 2012
Editorial: Safe roads trump business concerns
At a Rosemount Police Department citizen's academy a few years ago, a police officer explained the department's approach to DUI enforcement stops. Statistics, he said, suggest that one in seven drivers on the road after midnight has a blood alcohol level over the legal limit for ...
February 23, 2012 - 11:38am
February 16, 2012
Editorial: Superintendent contract is reasonable
There seemed to be little debate Monday night about whether District 196 superintendent Jane Berenz deserves the raise school board members gave her. Board members have been happy with Berenz's performance since she took over the job a little less than three years ago. Even Mike Roseen,...
February 16, 2012 - 9:17am
February 9, 2012
Editorial: Summit had a good message for drivers
It's not easy being a new driver these days. It's always been difficult to get comfortable behind the wheel while learning the rules of the road, but between cell phones and text messages, Facebook and Twitter the modern world presents more potential distractions than ever before....
February 9, 2012 - 9:19am