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Dakota County recognized as healthy workplace
Minnesota leaders promise school safety funds
Capitol Chatter: End-of-session questions go unanswered
Dayton vetoes tax bill over school funding, as promised
Investigation ongoing into 60 cats' deaths near Farmington
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Softball: Irish and Tigers enter section playoffs
Boys' Tennis: Irish sweep St. Paul Highland Park but fall to Eagan
Boys' Golf: Irish take second at Emerald Greens
Girls' Golf: Rosemount picks up where they left off last season
Track and Field: Irish boys and girls are True Team section champions
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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FORECLOSURE: MERS v. G. Bell & S Bell & T. Bell-Johnson & W. Franklin
FORECLOSURE: FNMA v. Bruce D. Lewis and Billie Lewis
FORECLOSURE: MERS v. Joseph M. Saver and Pamela J. Saver
FORECLOSURE: Vermillion Grove Condo Assoc. v. Benjamin E. Newman
FORECLOSURE: Vermillion Grove Condo Assoc. v. Eileen L. Wolf
Students see what Reality has in store
Businesses are her business
Dakota Electric: Rates down, satisfaction high
Entrepreneur bringing Custom Apparel to home
Experience relaxation at new Touch of Soul Massage studio in Farmington
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Herbert Carl Swedin, Jr.
James K. Roschen
Elaine Thompson Larson
A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
Chuck Brooks: Yes, people really did do that
Dakota County's ranks and ratings, part 1
Editorial: Invest in Dakota County Tech and beyond
Chuck Brooks: Moms, here and now, deserve appreciation
Chuck Brooks: When you finish reading, pick up a book
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February 19, 2018
Editorial: A free press, not a free-for-all
The First Amendment protects people's right to say hateful things — including hurtful and false words about minorities, religious groups,...
February 19, 2018 - 7:49am
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Families living in the upper Midwest should be feeling pretty good — subzero weather and all. The cold, hard truth — when you look...
January 19, 2018 - 2:12pm
August 13, 2015
Editorial: Expand fishing options on the Vermillion River
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering a change to fishing rules on the Vermillion River. They hope to draw more people to the aquatic and wildlife management areas near Farmington. We think it’s a great idea. The DNR has put a lot of time and effort...
August 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
June 25, 2015
Editorial: Volunteers do thankless work
Putting on a big community event takes a lot of work.
June 25, 2015 - 1:21pm
June 11, 2015
Editorial: Good bye, Andrea
The first thing Andrea Langworthy ever wrote to this newspaper was a complaint. A column we’d ran had less than glowing things to say about a particular car salesman, and Andrea, the first female car salesperson in the state back in 1976, stood up for the man. A while...
June 11, 2015 - 12:46pm
June 4, 2015
Editorial: Get out and explore this summer
Seniors graduate from Farmington and Rosemount high schools this week. Summer is officially under way, and things are about to get busy around here. Farmington’s Dew Days, filled with bed races, rib cookoffs and more, is just 12 days away.
June 4, 2015 - 1:15pm
May 21, 2015
Editorial: Monday is about honoring memories
Most people will have the day off of work Monday, but Memorial Day is not a holiday about barbecues or yard work or an afternoon on the boat. As the name suggests, it’s a day to remember. Primarily that means remembering the men and women who have fought and died in service...
May 21, 2015 - 11:50am
May 14, 2015
Editorial: Your newspaper, direct to your inbox
We put a lot of work into this newspaper every week, and we like to know people are reading it. It used to be a pretty simple transaction. We’d print the paper and deliver it to readers’ mailboxes, and they’d sit down to read it. The growing prominence of the Internet...
May 14, 2015 - 12:59pm
April 30, 2015
Editorial: Rosemount has lost an active voice
Rosemount has lost a treasure. Myron Napper passed away on April 18 and his death means the loss of a resident who was outspoken and fought for what he believed in. Napper, in his old work jeans and suspenders, was an active citizen who embraced his role as part of a democratic...
April 30, 2015 - 9:36am
March 26, 2015
Editorial: STAR sustainability rating is positive sign
The city of Rosemount has put a lot of work in recent years into becoming a more sustainable city. It has built infrastructure to become more bike-friendly, added community gardens in several parks and managed park space so nearly everyone in the city is within walking distance of...
March 26, 2015 - 11:08am
March 5, 2015
Editorial: Minnesota FoodShare Month important for area food shelves
Look around your neighborhood and the numbers might surprise you. The food shelf at the Rosemount Family Resource Center serves 500 people a month. Farmington’s food shelf serves more than 1,200 per year. That’s a lot of need, even in communities where that need is not always...
March 5, 2015 - 11:55am
February 19, 2015
Editorial: UMore change is no surprise to many
When the federal government swooped into Rosemount 63 years ago to acquire land for its Gopher Ordnance Works, it threw hundreds of local lives into turmoil. Some farmers lost land that had been in the family for generations. They were forced to relocate family, livestock and...
February 19, 2015 - 11:45am
February 5, 2015
Editorial: Get involved and make a difference
There is a quote that stands out in this week’s edition of the Independent Town Pages. It’s in a story about a resident’s effort to have a mural built at Farmington’s Schmitz-Maki Arena, and it’s essence is that you might be surprised what you can accomplish if you’re...
February 5, 2015 - 12:54pm
January 8, 2015
Editorial: Take steps now to fight emerald ash borers
Rosemount city officials have long argued it’s a matter of when, not if emerald ash borers shows up in local trees. Now, with the insect spotted in nearby Lebanon Hills Regional Park, it appears that arrival date is nearer than ever. Farmington and Rosemount have already started...
January 8, 2015 - 1:17pm
December 31, 2014
Editorial: A new year full of stories lies ahead
It’s not entirely accurate to say the start of a new year brings a clean slate in Farmington and Rosemount. There are projects started in 2014 that will continue or conclude in 2015. Groundwork already in place will pay off in a few weeks or a few months. But the arrival of...
December 31, 2014 - 3:07pm