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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish newcomers show they're ready to step in
Track and field: Irish pile up 21 golds at home triangular
Softball: Bats break out against Centennial
Girls lacrosse: Irish split non-conference games
Baseball: Pitchers pack a punch against Blaze, Eagles
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Upcoming Events: Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale, ABBASolutely Fab
arts and entertainment
WELLS FARGO VS BONNIE MECHURA MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
TCF BANK VS JOHN & KOSETTE GILLIS-MF
BIDS PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Real Estate Showcase
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
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