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Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
Rosemount Mite White makes sandwiches for those in need
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
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Schlie makes it five state trips in a row
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
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
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
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 27, 2017
Mississippi River heavily polluted as it runs south
DULUTH, Minn.—The Mississippi River starts at Lake Itasca clear and clean, and pretty much stays that way as it winds through northern...
January 27, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 11, 2017
Bumblebee species placed on federal endangered list
DULUTH, Minn.—The rusty patched bumblebee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined...
January 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
January 10, 2017
Smokey Winged wasp recruited in fight against Emerald Ash Borers
The emerald ash borer has proved an elusive foe to conservationists. It hides in the tree tops and its larvae stow away under the bark of the...
January 10, 2017 - 12:29pm
December 22, 2016
Great Lakes get 22 million pounds of plastics annually
DULUTH, Minn. — A new study by Rochester Institute of Technology estimates that nearly 22 million pounds of plastics enter the Great Lakes...
December 22, 2016 - 11:00am
Volunteers team up to conserve space along Mississippi River
On Saturday, Oct. 15, more than 60 volunteers from Flint Hills Resources, Friends of the Mississippi River, and Great River Greening teamed up...
October 22, 2016 - 5:46am
October 16, 2016
Companies propose turning trash into renewable energy
Rosemount could eventually be home to a facility that can convert household garbage into renewable fuels. SKB Environmental of Rosemount is looking...
October 16, 2016 - 5:30am
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Pollution Control recruiting water quality monitors
The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency is seeking volunteers for its Citizen Stream and Citizen Lake Monitoring Programs. These programs give Minnesotans the opportunity to participate in the long-term protection of lakes and streams by collecting information the state will use to...
April 23, 2015 - 12:42pm
April 2, 2015
Flint Hills Community Action Council seeks members
In the hopes of establishing an open dialogue between residents and the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend Refinery, a Community Advisory Council was created in 1998. Through a committed group of volunteers, the Community Action Council has built a partnership with the refinery...
April 2, 2015 - 11:59am
February 19, 2015
Deal could put solar panels on Rosemount City Hall
With a little good fortune, a new partnership could bring the city of Rosemount a big cut to its electric bill. On Tuesday night the Rosemount City Council approved a letter of understanding with Sundial Solar Energy that could eventually put solar panels on the roofs of one...
February 19, 2015 - 10:48am
December 31, 2014
Residents can comment on refinery projects
Flint Hills Resources has a couple of upcoming projects and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency wants to know what the public thinks. At its Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount, Flint Hills has proposed two projects: a natural gas-based, combined heat and power cogeneration facility...
December 31, 2014 - 2:34pm
December 26, 2014
Rosemount High School aims to reduce waste with new program
Rosemount High School students and staff could make a big difference by making some small changes. On Jan. 5, Rosemount High School will...
December 26, 2014 - 11:20am
December 18, 2014
Council reviews environmental information
Several years ago the city of Rosemount participated in the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s GreenStep Cities program. The program was a free, voluntary challenge set up to help cities reach sustainability goals through the implementation of 28 best practices. The Regional...
December 18, 2014 - 10:13am
October 1, 2014
Report highlights hazards on UMore property
The Minnesota Department of Health wants to know what health concerns Rosemount residents have concerning the Gopher Ordnance Works site. At the request of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the Minnesota Department of Health completed a public health assessment of the...
October 1, 2014 - 10:05am
September 11, 2014
Well water testing program expands
Starting this week, private well owners in Empire, Farmington and Rosemount will receive free water testing kits to help Dakota County and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture determine if the ground water contains contaminants. In particular, the kits will test nitrate and...
September 11, 2014 - 10:39am