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Farming the land for 150 years: Meadowbrook Farm marking sesquicentennial year
Cochran to close homeless shelter in Hastings
Three men accused of violent Rosemount robbery
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
Rosemount council plans 3.9 percent tax levy increase
crime and courts
Rosemount volleyball battles pair of ranked teams
Rosemount dominates Eagan 38-7
Rosemount girls' tennis goes 2-1
Volleyball: Irish start season undefeated
Irish fall to Edina in overtime during home opener
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
PHOTOS: Ramble Jam entertains in Farmington
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Sunshine Foundation grants Farmington teen a Dream Wish Trip to New York City
Start the school year right with 'healthy sleep'
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank v Kenneth Boehm
Wells Fargo Bank v Jayme Nolan and Bradley Nivala
Rosemoung AFB Well Hs No. 16
Dakota Cty Trans Dept. RFB Retaining Wall
Assumed Name for Silver Birch
Marjorie J. Hennek, 80
Cassandra "Sandy" Kaufman, 54
Sharon K. Mingo, 72
Randy O. Kinkle, 59
Letter to the editor: Money, regulations don’t solve problems
Chuck Brooks: Don't miss the RHS marching band festival
Chuck Brooks: Take advantage of many RHS 100th events
Viewpoint: Help contribute to Rosemount's strong future
Chuck Brooks: Back-to-school messages to keep in mind
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November 13, 2014
Editorial: Improvements are needed on Highway 3
The news that the Minnesota Department of Transportation is considering improvements in the near future for Highway 3 in southern Dakota County — reported on page nine of this week’s edition — should come as a relief to anyone who uses or lives near the road. Highway 3...
November 13, 2014 - 12:42pm
November 6, 2014
Editorial: Help needed at local food shelves
The economy is showing signs of improvement in Farmington and Rosemount. But there are still people struggling to make ends meet. For evidence of that, you need look no farther than the case of the man found dead recently in a railroad building near downtown Rosemount. By all...
November 6, 2014 - 11:02am
October 30, 2014
Editorial: RAAA effort is a step in the right direction
Playing youth sports is supposed to be a learning opportunity. It’s a chance learn athletic skills, obviously, or the rules of the game, but also to learn life lessons. To figure out how to win and lose graciously. To be a good sport. Unfortunately, life lessons sometimes...
October 30, 2014 - 12:18pm
October 2, 2014
Editorial: Homecoming win a lesson in inclusion
Erich Hoffmann, Rosemount High School’s recently crowned homecoming king, said this week that he’d had his eye on that particular title since his freshman year. And while it’s possible he was overstating things a bit, it’s also entirely possible he was not. There might...
October 2, 2014 - 1:16pm
September 18, 2014
Editorial: Judges are an important part of elections
Elections are a big deal, obviously. They determine who will make the decisions for your city, your school district, your state or your country. Residents with a stake in what’s going on in the world around them should vote. Putting those elections on is a big job. Getting...
September 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
August 28, 2014
Editorial: Bad days can get better
From time to time we hear from Rosemount or Farmington residents who are interested in keeping their name out of the newspaper. Often it is because they have done something to end up in our police report, and they hope to spare themselves the embarrassment of friends and neighbors...
August 28, 2014 - 11:06am
August 21, 2014
Editorial: Recount decision makes sense
There were some legitimate reasons for Jamal Abdulahi to request a recount in last week’s Rosemount City Council primary. He had finished tied for fourth in a contest that would send four candidates to November’s general election. Abdulahi ultimately lost the election on...
August 21, 2014 - 12:20pm
August 14, 2014
Editorial: Last Hope makes a difference
When Last Hope got its start nearly 30 years ago there wasn’t much to the organization. Founder Bev Orr grew up with an interest in helping animals, and Last Hope, a no-kill animal rescue, was her way of following through. Back in the early days there were maybe 20 or 30 volunteers...
August 14, 2014 - 10:41am
August 7, 2014
Editorial: Neighbors come together
The stereotype about life in the suburbs is that people don’t know their neighbors. That they come home from work, pull into their garage and never give a second thought to the people who live even just a house away. There might be some truth to that, but we have seen enough...
August 7, 2014 - 12:24pm
July 31, 2014
Editorials: Explore new culture with Buddha visit
There is a unique cultural opportunity coming to the the Farmington area next week. No, not the Dakota County Fair. Or, not just the county fair anyway. Along with the animal barns and fried foods, Farmington and Rosemount residents will have the opportunity next week...
July 31, 2014 - 11:45am
July 17, 2014
Editorial: New park is an exciting addition
There have been plenty of new parks in Farmington and Rosemount over the years. New developments go up, and green space goes along with them. Playgrounds and slides and basketball courts provide places for neighborhood kids to play. It’s been a while, though, since either...
July 17, 2014 - 11:15am
July 10, 2014
Editorial: Get out and get involved
The city of Rosemount wants some help from residents. In cooperation with three other cities, Rosemount recently hired a volunteer coordinator whose job it is to find roles for volunteers, and then to match those roles to people willing to fill them. It’s a more formal approach...
July 10, 2014 - 11:52am
July 2, 2014
Editorial: Good news comes with bad
The front page of this week’s edition is something of a study in contrasts. Two of the four stories focus on the good that can happen in a community. The other two cover somewhat less pleasant subject matter. One story is about Art Blast, a first-year effort to bring a week...
July 2, 2014 - 10:13am
June 26, 2014
Editorial: Technology takes a leading role
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is taking its time as it considers the future of technology in its classrooms. It put together a task force last year. This year it has what it’s calling beta teams to serve as a kind of high-tech guinea pig. And perhaps, somewhere...
June 26, 2014 - 12:48pm
June 19, 2014
Editorial: Big activities are in store
Last week in this space we talked in general terms about all there is to do this summer in Farmington and Rosemount. In the week ahead we have two prime examples. One is familiar, at least to Farmington residents. The other is brand new. Farmington’s Dew Days officially...
June 19, 2014 - 12:41pm