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MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
Update April 24, 2017: Missing Level 3 predatory offender arrested in Cailfornia
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Nighttime delays at Hwy 52 Cannon Falls interchange
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish newcomers show they're ready to step in
Track and field: Irish pile up 21 golds at home triangular
Softball: Bats break out against Centennial
Girls lacrosse: Irish split non-conference games
Baseball: Pitchers pack a punch against Blaze, Eagles
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
State Theatre rustles up cowboy tunes
Brooks explores his wild side in 'Wilderness'
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Upcoming Events: Friends of the Robert Trail Library Book Sale, ABBASolutely Fab
arts and entertainment
WELLS FARGO VS BONNIE MECHURA MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE
TCF BANK VS JOHN & KOSETTE GILLIS-MF
BIDS PARKING IMPROVEMENTS
Ronald F. Zeroth, 81
Thomas J. Murphy, 64
Eileen "Betty" Carlson
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Chuck Brooks: Rosemount's big graduation, biking and other thoughts
Pat Rupp: Flying by the seat of his pants
Editorial: Take the Earth Day challenge
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Viewpoint: To reach potential, southeast MN needs better broadband
Real Estate Showcase
January 12, 2012
Police, firefighters kept busy in 2011
Rosemount police and firefighters were a little bit busier in 2011 than they were in 2010. Firefighters had 690 medical and fire calls last year. That's up from 2010 and the most the fire department has had since responding to 769 calls in 2008. Fire chief Scott Aker said the department...
January 12, 2012 - 11:10am
January 11, 2012
Girls basketball: Irish lose two conference games
The Rosemount girls basketball team slipped back to 6-6 after a pair of South Suburban Conference losses last week. The Irish led by a point before being outscored 39-25 in the second half of a 58-45 setback to Prior Lake Friday night at Irish Gym. Sophomore guard Hannah Grim scored...
January 11, 2012 - 12:48pm
December 4, 2011
Christmas at the Steeple Center draws two full houses
The Rosemount Area Arts Council's first Christmas at the Steeple Center sold out two performances Saturday. Matinee and evening crowds saw performances by the newly formed Rosemount Community Band and bluegrass band Singleton Street, among others. Also on the bill were a reading...
December 4, 2011 - 3:38pm
July 15, 2011
Dayton, GOP leaders agree on an all-frowns budget
Minnesota's three top budget negotiators walked from the governor's office Thursday evening to announce a state budget deal frowning like their best friend just died. In a way, each had lost a political friend: Democratic Gov.
July 15, 2011 - 10:33am
March 3, 2011
Benefit planned for autistic teen
Daniel Olson is a 17 year-old Farmington High School student. He's a good student, who has a passion for German and history. He's also autistic. As a little boy doctors told Daniel's parents he may not ever speak. The family didn't accept that and have worked tirelessly with Daniel...
March 3, 2011 - 10:38am
December 23, 2010
Police report, Dec. 12-18
December 12 Tow, 13600 block of Azalea Ave. Tow, 145 Street East and Akron Avenue December 13 Property damage accident, 145 Street East and 145th Street West Warrant arrest, 14700 block of Chili Ave. Harassment, 14400 block of South Robert Trail Ordinance violations, 2600 block...
News/crime and courts
December 23, 2010 - 9:57am
October 21, 2010
Dakota County Sheriff: Dave Bellows
Why did you enter law enforcement, and what has kept you in the field? First and foremost I love this profession. There's an expression that law enforcement is, "A front row seat to the greatest show on earth." We are called into the best of times and deepest troubles people face....
October 21, 2010 - 2:24pm
Dakota County Sheriff: Mitch Scott
Why did you enter law enforcement, and what has kept you in the field? I have always been interested in law enforcement, even at a young age. I entered law enforcement because I care. I feel that an officer is in a position to help people and if they can change one person's life...
October 21, 2010 - 2:23pm
First District Judge: Timothy Blakely, incumbent
The Judicial system is facing increasing cost pressures. Other than increased funding, what steps can be taken to increase efficiency in the courts and still afford individuals due process under the law? We mustn't confuse the desire for efficiency with our constitutional mandate...
October 21, 2010 - 2:21pm
First District Judge: Larry Clark
The judicialsystem is facing increasing cost pressures. Other than increased funding, what steps can be taken to increase efficiency in the courts and still afford individuals due process under the law? The judiciary is suffering budget constraints, just like everyone else, and...
October 21, 2010 - 2:20pm
US House: John Kline, Republican, incumbent
Why did you decide to run for this position? I am running for Congress to ensure a safe and secure future for my grandchildren. I am committed to ending the wasteful spending that mortgages their future and ensuring our federal policies encourage - rather than hinder - job creation...
October 21, 2010 - 2:17pm
US House: Shelly Madore, DFL
Why did you decide to run for this position? I believe that we need to have real representation in Washington that reflects our true Minnesota values. If elected I will be that person: someone who will show up, stand up ,and fight hard for all of us, not just the special interests...
October 21, 2010 - 2:07pm
August 13, 2010
Storm causes major damage overnight
Clean-up efforts are under way after strong winds caused a considerable amount of damage to the central part of Farmington Friday morning. Severe weather sirens sounded around 3:30 a.m. Friday. According to Farmington city administrator Peter Herlofsky, the winds moved from the west...
August 13, 2010 - 8:04am
March 18, 2010
Column: Ladies, a piece of advice
Under normal circumstances I would never presume to offer advice to women on how to live their day-to-day lives. Like all men -- with the possible exception of Elton John and Dr.
March 18, 2010 - 2:48pm
February 9, 2010
Losing weight and doing good
If a rapidly tightening waistband isn't enough motivation to lose a few pounds, maybe the opportunity to do some good will be. America's Fitness Center plans to use the next six weeks to whip several of its members into shape and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota,...
February 9, 2010 - 1:09pm