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Pastor recognized for his work with police
Firefighters focus on fitness
Annual book sale supports library
United Methodist Women salad luncheon serves up community
Police report: April 7 to April 13
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Lose big, win big
Girls track and field: Irish third at Prior Lake
Tennis: Sunkam finishes off tennis win over Hastings
Baseball: Pitchers propel Irish to 3-1
Softball: Irish drop opener, 2-1
arts and entertainment
Jodie A. Rychwalski, 58
Russell E. Kendrick, Jr., 71
Nancy R. Carlson, 96
Harold F. Synstelien, 82
Dennis M. Muhonen, 61
SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS Dakota Co Admin
WATER SYSTEM city of Rosemount
PROJECT 32-68 Dakota Co. Transportation
Wells Fargo Bank, vs Bitterly
Andrea Langworthy's column: A snowy ride down memory lane
Nathan Hansen's column: Getting a leg up on prom season
Student voices: Choose your own future
Andrea Langworthy's column: Weighty issues
Chuck Brooks' column: The root of all high school evil?
February 2, 2012
Dakota County Regional park finally finds a name
Considered from the outside, the name is deceptively simple. Whitetail Woods Regional Park. But those four words, the name of a planned Dakota County Regional Park in Empire Township, are the result of a process that stretches back more than a year.
news / outdoors
February 2, 2012 - 8:36am
April 12, 2010
Gudmundson named interim sheriff in Steele County
Former Dakota County Sheriff Don Gudmundson has been selected sheriff again, this time in Steele County. At a special Steele County Board of Commissioners meeting Friday afternoon, the commissioners authorized county coordinator Dave Severson to begin contract negotiations...
April 12, 2010 - 2:41pm
April 6, 2010
Former sheriff a finalist for interim job in Steele County
Don Gudmundson, the longtime Dakota County Sheriff who retired from the county in February, is in the running to become the interim sheriff in Steele County. Gudmundson announced last summer he would not seek re-election in the fall of 2010. Then, in February, he announced he would...
April 6, 2010 - 8:46am
March 26, 2010
Your weekend: Spring egg hunt Saturday
March 26 Kids and parents book club The Robert Trail Library will host a one day book club for kids and parent at 3 p.m. March 26. Share the love of reading with your child by joining the book club designed especially for kids and their parents. Check the library for the book selection....
March 26, 2010 - 10:29am
March 13, 2010
County seeks help monitoring wetlands
Area wetlands need your help. Dakota County is seeking people to help monitor the health of community wetlands, include those in Rosemount, through the Wetland Health Evaluation Program. Volunteers work with people in the community to collect information that will be used to help...
March 13, 2010 - 7:07am
March 12, 2010
Your weekend: Teen night is tonight
March 12 Teen night Rosemount youth in grades 6-8 who attend school in Rosemount or live within Rosemount City boundaries are invited to attend the monthly-supervised teen nights at the Rosemount Community Center. Teen Night is a safe environment where youth can socialize and interact...
March 12, 2010 - 10:53am
Interim sheriff Bellows appoints a new chief deputy
Dakota County's acting sheriff will soon have a top deputy. On Monday, Dakota County Interim Sheriff Dave Bellows announced he has appointed Tim Leslie as the new chief deputy sheriff in the Dakota County. Under state law, the sheriff can appoint a new top deputy and it does not...
crime and courts / government
March 12, 2010 - 10:05am
Competition raises money, spirits
The competition was fierce. The contestants were die-hard. And at the end of it all more than 300 people had full bellies and area charities benefited. For the ninth year in a row the Rosemount United Methodist Church held its chili cook-off and a big crowd turned out for the spicy...
March 12, 2010 - 10:01am
March 6, 2009
Editorial: Plant could be a good addition if...
There's a word that keeps coming up when you listen to a description of the new biomass gasification plant proposed for Empire Township: "If." At first glance the plant, which would turn garbage and other waste material into high-end diesel fuel, sounds like a miracle. It will reduce...
March 6, 2009 - 10:56am
Proposed plant would turn trash into fuel
A Minnesota company is looking to Empire Township as the site of a plant designed to turn garbage to black gold. On Tuesday night Rational Energies presented a plan for a 200,000-square-foot plant that could start turning trash and other waste material into high-quality diesel fuel...
March 6, 2009 - 10:43am
February 26, 2009
Empire will take input on proposed biomass gasification plant
Empire Township will hold a public hearing March 3 to take comment on a proposed plant that could start turning trash into fuel as soon as 2012. Rational Energies is looking for clearance to build a 200,000-square-foot biomass gasification plant on 52 acres at the southwest corner...
February 26, 2009 - 3:36pm
June 27, 2008
Empire wants bigger voice in planning
Empire Town Board members expressed concern this week about University of Minnesota plans for a natural area known as Vermillion Highlands. Part of the highlands property, adjacent to the UMore park property, will be a research park for the U. Acquired by the state in 2006, the...
June 27, 2008 - 12:00am
March 28, 2008
911 problem fixed at county dispatch center
Dakota County's emergency response system is back at full strength. On March 25 technicians installed a temporary fix for a software defect that caused a small number of 911 calls to roll into a queue meant for hang-ups and other failed calls. They had a permanent solution installed...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am