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Update: Two found dead in Rosemount home Friday
Minnesota farm loan program wins approval in time for spring
Parents learn how to detect teen drug use in Top Secret project
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
Chili cook-off and family bingo night will raise funds for Leprechaun Days
crime and courts
DCTC baseball: Blue Knights play earliest outdoor game in state history
Boys basketball: Another split brings Irish to 10-10
Swim and dive: Satnik, Toenges first against Shakopee
Girls hockey: Irish bow out to top seed Eastview
Gymnastics: Irish gear up for section meet against No. 1 North
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
How to decorate after the holiday season
arts and entertainment
SUM PROC 1-24-2017
Homeservices Lending, vs Florendo
Margaret A. Raub, 92
Gene Barthel, 69
Jan E. Altenburg, 57
Boots Turek, 67
Chuck Brooks: Musings on what happens in between
Letter: Planes, trains, increased overall traffic and mining 24/7
Opinion: Minnesotans should have a more affordable choice for health insurance
Chuck Brooks: A day in the life of Willy
Chuck Brooks: Getting ideas from my brain to your news page
Real Estate Showcase
January 3, 2017
First of three solar gardens in Empire Township now powered up
The Metropolitan Council has announced that the community solar garden at the Empire Township wastewater treatment plant is officially open....
January 3, 2017 - 1:56pm
July 23, 2015
Tim Mahoney returns to Empire Town Hall
Singer/songwriter Tim Mahoney, a contestant on the hit reality TV show The Voice, will return to Empire Town Hall Park at 7 p.m. July 26 for...
July 23, 2015 - 1:28pm
June 18, 2015
New Whitetail Woods Park proves popular
It doesn’t seem to matter when Steve Sullivan visits Whitetail Woods Park. He always finds cars in the parking lot. Early on a weekend...
June 18, 2015 - 10:28am
January 22, 2015
Discovery Gardens will bring learning opportunities
Some things are better learned by doing. Certainly that’s true when it comes to gardening and landscaping. The University of Minnesota’s College of Food and Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, also known as CFANS, has partnered with the Rosemount Research and Outreach...
January 22, 2015 - 12:09pm
September 4, 2014
Berms will make way for mine
Anyone driving east on County Road 46 has probably noticed some large berms going up on the southwest corner of 46 and Biscayne Avenue. The...
September 4, 2014 - 11:43am
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
A park in the making
Tucked away off a gravel stretch of 170th Street is the new Whitetail Woods Regional Park, a gem few know about, but many will want to discover. ...
July 17, 2014 - 10:45am
February 20, 2014
Township elections will be held March 11
Residents in Castle Rock, Empire and Eureka townships will have a solid base of candidates to choose from during the March 11 township elections. Candidates in all three elections have a history of public service. Eureka Township is the only township with a question on this...
February 20, 2014 - 12:33pm
October 13, 2012
Family farming efforts keep apple operation growing
Anybody who has been around Rosemount for any number of years knows Appleside Orchard closed years ago. But that doesn't necessarily mean there...
October 13, 2012 - 8:00am
July 4, 2012
Peace and quiet just minutes away
The view from the top of Lone Rock goes on for miles. The UMore Wind Turbine juts out of the trees and past that the stacks from Flint Hills...
July 4, 2012 - 8:00am
June 1, 2012
Empire Township gatherings remain popular
Empire Township has a good thing going on Sunday nights. A good, old fashioned, entertainment in the park kind of thing. And it keeps getting better every year. This Sunday kicks off what Empire parks and recreation commission members think is the ninth season of the Empire Summer...
June 1, 2012 - 8:00am
April 5, 2012
Armed standoff ends with felony charges
A standoff last month between Dakota County Sheriff's deputies and a 46-year-old Farmington man ended peacefully but with several charges against the man, who was described as drunk, possibly suicidal and in possession of a handgun. Deputies found Cameron Ackland at around 2:30...
crime and courts/News
April 5, 2012 - 8:00am
March 1, 2012
Residents take advantage of hearing on UMore mining
Dust, noise and quality of life were the issues brought up at a public hearing regarding changes to the city's mining ordinance. The planning commission held the first round of a two-part public hearing Tuesday on allowing large scale mining on the University of Minnesota's UMore...
March 1, 2012 - 10:56am
October 20, 2011
Turbine commissioning event Oct. 25
The wind turbine that has risen up on the eastern side of Rosemount is one of three wind energy research and energy projects in the nation. The...
October 20, 2011 - 9:13am
March 24, 2011
Plans take shape for new park
Three concept plans presented last week offer a glimpse at what the future might hold for a more than 400-acre regional park planned for Empire Township. The plans, presented to Dakota County's physical development committee, offer visions of a park with typical amenities like hiking...
March 24, 2011 - 11:06am