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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
Irish celebrate milestone anniversaries at rain-soaked Alumni Meet
Girls soccer preview: Irish have team-first approach
Football preview: Numbers and consistency
Girls cross country preview: Irish will look for right mix of veterans, newcomers
Boys cross country preview: Irish return five from 13th-place state team
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
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Lila S. Haugen, 100
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
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November 24, 2010
County will follow Secretary of State's direction on recount
When the 2010 general election ballots were counted after the polls closed Nov. 2, Dakota County voters had decided Republican Tom Emmer was their choice for governor. In this county, Emmer received bout 76,000 votes compared to Dayton's 63,000 votes. Independence party candidate...
November 24, 2010 - 12:37pm
November 22, 2010
Outcome unchanged after council recount
The city of Rosemount has completed its election recount, and the results have not changed. Mark DeBettignies will serve another four years on the city council after a Monday recount came to the same result as the original vote. DeBettignies won over challenger Tim Judy by 26 votes. DeBettignies...
November 22, 2010 - 12:41pm
November 18, 2010
Council race will go to a recount
Candidate Tim Judy has requested a recount in the Nov. 2 Rosemount City Council election. Rosemount city staff received a letter requesting the recount shortly before 4 p.m. Nov. 15. The margin for the city council race was 26 votes. Judy received 3,410 votes while incumbent Mark...
November 18, 2010 - 10:52am
November 15, 2010
Tim Judy requests city council recount
Tim Judy has requested a recount in the Nov. 2 Rosemount City Council election. Rosemount city staff received a letter requesting the recount shortly before 4 p.m. The margin for the city council race was 26 votes.
November 15, 2010 - 4:19pm
November 11, 2010
Council will appoint replacement for Bills
The Rosemount City Council decided Wednesday that it will appoint a person to fill the void left by Kurt Bills when he heads to the capitol. Bills was elected to the State House of Representatives and will resign before the end of the year. There are two years left on his term. State...
November 11, 2010 - 2:46pm
November 10, 2010
Recount decision is up to Judy
The margin for the city council race was close and could lead to a recount if Tim Judy wants one. Judy received 3,410 votes to finish third in last week's election. Incumbent Mark DeBettignies received 3,436 votes. Because the margin is so close if Judy requests a recount the city...
November 10, 2010 - 10:25am
November 3, 2010
Clark unseats Blakely in judicial contest
In a rare defeat of an incumbent judge, Red Wing resident Larry Clark unseated Judge Timothy Blakely in the First Judicial District. Clark, an assistant Dakota County attorney, said called the victory "an extreme honor." "This is the highest honor I think an attorney can achieve,"...
November 3, 2010 - 1:13pm
County sheriff: Bellows tops Scott in sheriff's race
Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows was elected to a full four-year term Tuesday, defeating Apple Police Sgt. Mitch Scott by a 54- to 45-percent margin, 67,377 votes to 56,216 votes. The Dakota County Board of Commissioners appointed Bellows sheriff in February after former sheriff...
November 3, 2010 - 11:49am
Voters say No to district's levy question
As election night wore on the mood at the District 196 office slumped steadily from cautious optimism to weary resignation. By the time the poll numbers stopped updating around 10:30, district employees and board members had accepted the fact voters had rejected a proposed 10-year,...
November 3, 2010 - 12:21am
November 2, 2010
State senate: Gerlach wins
Apparently voters in the State Senate District 37 didn't think Michael Germain (DFL) was the change needed. Voters overwhelmingly chose to keep incumbent Chris Gerlach (R) as their voice in the state senate. According to unofficial results on the Dakota County website Gerlach received...
November 2, 2010 - 11:45pm
State House: Bills defeats Sterner
Challenger Kurt Bills (R) took the House 37B seat from incumbent Phillip Sterner (DFL). Apparently voters think that the economics teacher from...
November 2, 2010 - 11:42pm
Mayor: Droste wins mayoral contest
Current mayor William Droste easily won back the mayoral seat receiving 4,451 votes to challenger Kurt Hansen's 3,538 according to the Minnesota...
November 2, 2010 - 11:39pm
City council: Shoe-Corrigan and DeBettignies will serve another four years
During city administrator Dwight Johnson's performance evaluation a few weeks ago Mark DeBettignies joked that his review would be election night....
November 2, 2010 - 11:34pm
October 28, 2010
Endorsement: Re-elect Swanson Attorney General
Lori Swanson's record as Minnesota's attorney general might not be without blemish, but her performance has been good enough to justify her re-election. She has distinguished herself as a people's AG by using resources to ensure Minnesota residents are not abused by scam artists and...
October 28, 2010 - 9:46am
Endorsement: Pat Anderson for state auditor
Patricia Anderson, who was Minnesota's state auditor from 2002 to 2006, is seeking to return to the office. She was an activist auditor, and that energy is part of what recommends her for election to the job Nov. 2. Her opponent, incumbent Rebecca Otto, has seemed more of a caretaker...
October 28, 2010 - 9:44am