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Titan will close Rosemount store
Spring egg hunt postponed to April 19
District 196 gets $2.9 million grant
New tool maps crime in community
Police report: March 31 to April 6
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
Dennis M. Muhonen, 61
Harold F. Synstelien, 82
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: Weighty issues
Chuck Brooks' column: The root of all high school evil?
Nathan Hansen's column: On the road to robot rule
Editorial: Crime maps will be useful for residents
Letter: Pay attention to plight of honeybees
August 22, 2013
Book Report: Civil War Diaries give poignant glimpses
Kevin Alderson is a retired high school history teacher over in LaFarge. He likes to go to household auctions in the neighborhood and tells a fascinating story of a trip to Cashton. He arrived before the auctioneer and perused the contents for sale. He espied an old cardboard...
life / arts and entertainment
August 22, 2013 - 9:33am
July 10, 2013
Book Review: Pivotal year pushed us to the brink
I grew up not knowing much about Wendell Willkie, for I was only four in 1940 when he ran against Franklin Roosevelt for the presidency. I knew that because of his rural Indiana background, wags called him “the barefoot boy from Wall Street.” I also knew that my father had voted...
life / arts and entertainment
July 10, 2013 - 3:48pm
June 8, 2013
Dakota City schedules fun days for families
Guided tours of Dakota City Heritage Village will be available to the public at Family and Friends Fun Days, scheduled on three separate Fridays throughout the summer -- June 14, July 12 and Aug. 23. Alisa Peterson, education coordinator, invites visitors to bring a friend, their...
June 8, 2013 - 8:00am
June 6, 2013
Rosemount Gardening workshop St. Joseph and the Dakota County Master Gardeners have partnered to offer a series of gardening seminars. Tending to your Garden will be held at 7 p.m. June 10 at St. Joseph Social Hall. The workshop will be taught by a master gardener. The event is free...
June 6, 2013 - 10:37am
Guitar history for a song
Randall Ferguson has a guitar that dates back to 1785. He likes to wonder who else played on it and who they might have played it for. "It's...
June 6, 2013 - 10:05am
May 22, 2013
Take a trip to Oz
Every spring the students at St. Joseph School put on a musical production. Students have a hand in every element of the production and what results, says music teacher LeAnn Mansour, is a unique show that is all their own. "The kids spend the spring preparing for this. It's a tradition...
May 22, 2013 - 11:05am
May 17, 2013
Jazz comes to Rosemount May 18
After he finished his PhD, Greg Twaites swore he would never take a class again. A few months later, he called the MacPhail Center for Music, looking for a class. During the night he had available there was a jazz class, so he signed up. Turns out the failed promise to himself, led...
May 17, 2013 - 12:39pm
Sharing a journey she doesn't want others to take
Monique Hammond describes herself as the "sworn enemy of excess noise." While it might seem like a dramatic description, Hammond's life was upended by sudden deafness and she hopes to help others prevent a similar situation from happening to them. Hammond lost hearing in her left...
May 17, 2013 - 12:31pm
May 4, 2013
Quilt show generates excitement
Cheryl Kluender has been surprised at the response the Rosemount Area Arts Council has gotten for its upcoming quilt show. The show, which will run from May 13 to May 18 at the Rosemount Steeple Center, will feature 55 quilts from quilters from all over the area. While she knew there...
May 4, 2013 - 8:00am
May 2, 2013
Heroes and Villans
Rosemount High School will pit good versus evil this weekend with this year's edition of OnStage, the school's annual musical variety show. The theme of this year's show is Heroes and Villains, and musical numbers will draw from both sides of the good-guy/bad-guy spectrum. The show...
high school / news
May 2, 2013 - 11:07am
May 1, 2013
Kilts and bagpipes return this weekend
It is a testament to the popularity of kilts and bagpipes, perhaps, that the Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games will return to the Dakota County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Organizers know things could very easily have gone a different way. As the economy struggled in recent...
May 1, 2013 - 1:46pm
March 14, 2013
Even with snow, annual egg hunt returns March 23
Easter comes early this year, which means there may be snow on the ground for the annual Rosemount Lions Club Egg Hunt. But unless there's a lot of it falling from the sky, the show will go on. The egg hunt will start promptly at 10 a.m. March 23 at the Ames Soccer Complex on the...
March 14, 2013 - 12:58pm
Organic-farming pioneer will speak at the Robert Trail Library
For nearly 30 years, just up Highway 3 from Rosemount, Atina and Martin Diffley sold vegetables from their roadside stand in Eagan. Many of their customers drove up from Rosemount for their fresh, organic fare. The couple started their organic farm, Gardens of Eagan in 1973 and continued...
March 14, 2013 - 12:38pm
March 8, 2013
Bell ensemble will perform Saturday at St. Joseph
While the musical abilities of one bell might not seem that impressive, the power of a choir of bells is. St. Joseph Liturgist Bill Bradley hopes to help people realize the joy of bell music by bring Bells of the Lakes to Rosemount. "They are really very good. I'm amazed that their...
March 8, 2013 - 8:00am
February 28, 2013
Upcoming events through March 8
March 2 One Rosemount Feeding Families One Rosemount Feeding Families will bring residents together to provide food for the hungry locally and globally all day March 2 at Rosemount Middle School and Rosemount Elementary School. Working with the non-profit ImpactLives volunteers...
February 28, 2013 - 11:22am