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Minn. roundup: Woman, 69, dies in St. Paul house fire; Twin Cities bicyclist dies of injuries in hit-and-run
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
Franken announces resignation from U.S. Senate
How the U.S. tax plan plays out in Minnesota
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
crime and courts
Farmington, Rosemount hockey teams chosen for Minnesota Wild Youth Hockey spotlight game
Girls' basketball: Rosemount falls to Hastings, off to rough start
Rosemount girls basketball starts season at Elk River tournament
Irish girls' hockey ties North/Tartan
Rosemount Irish girls' swimming and diving takes fourth at state
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs Robert Olson
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Tuivaelagi Sandkamp
Wells Fargo Bank vs Bradley Nivala and Jayme Nolan
Wells Fargo Bank vs Christopher Besnett
Wells Fargo Bank vs Sarah and Rodolfo Soria
Harvey Lee Briesacher
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Gerald "Jerry" L. Sacks
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Viewpoint: Have a voice in budget process
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: Not too early to talk Christmas films
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Help start the holiday season, send off the RHS marching band
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Letter to the editor: Huusko is good for our schools
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September 3, 2010
Answers to your questions may be just a text away
Dakota County librarians have to know a little bit about a lot of subjects, but we're about to find out just how well they know their LOLs from their TTYLs. Starting Sept. 7, Dakota County libraries will accept questions from the public via text message. The new system joins a growing...
September 3, 2010 - 8:00am
District 196 teacher named to state board
Governor Tim Pawlenty has appointed Kimberly G. Hill to the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Hill has been a middle school teacher in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District for 24 years, and has National Board Certification in the area of English language arts/early adolescence....
September 3, 2010 - 8:00am
August 30, 2010
A race to identify the faster pastor
Bill Goodwin isn't the fastest pastor but he's not the slowest either. The head of Lighthouse Christian Church drove a car in the Faster Pastor...
August 30, 2010 - 8:00am
August 23, 2010
Woman charged with theft
A 35-year-old Rosemount woman faces felony theft charges for failing to report changes to her status on public assistance forms. According to a complaint filed in the Dakota County Attorney's office Anquinette Gleason made late reports of employment income. Such changes are supposed...
August 23, 2010 - 8:00am
August 20, 2010
3 Rosemount schools don't make AYP
Twenty-two District 196 schools, including three in Rosemount, have been identified for failing to make adequate yearly progress toward national No Child Left Behind goals. The district as a whole was also identified for failing to make AYP. Eleven district schools made AYP. The...
August 20, 2010 - 8:00am
August 17, 2010
District recognized for financial reporting
For the eighth year in a row, District 196 was selected to receive the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials nternational.
August 17, 2010 - 8:00am
August 16, 2010
Work will start soon on new trail section
Expect construction to begin later this month on the east section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail in Nininger Township. After years of discussion between the Dakota County Board of Commissioners and the township, sometimes heated, and the awarding of a $1 million from federal...
August 16, 2010 - 8:00am
August 13, 2010
Two face drug charges in Rosemount
A 37-year-old Rosemount man faces felony drug charges following the May 4 execution of a search warrant at his home. Rosemount police and Dakota County Drug Task Force officers executed the warrant at the home of John Joseph Heinen. Nobody was home, but police entered the home through...
August 13, 2010 - 8:00am
From farm to fair
Bernice Wenzel and Margaret Fletcher have been having fun together for as long as either of them can remember. The pair grew up on adjoining...
August 13, 2010 - 8:00am
August 12, 2010
'Southern gateway' could get a facelift
The Rosemount City Council would like to spruce up the southern entrance of the city and passed a resolution Aug. 4 that could lead the way to grant money to begin the project. To help with the cost of a market and feasibility study the city has submitted an application to the Metropolitan...
August 12, 2010 - 9:46am
August 10, 2010
Car hits fuse box, knocks out power
In the middle of a sweltering Tuesday morning nearly 1,200 Rosemount residents suddenly found themselves without electricity to power their air conditioners. 1,188 Rosemount residents lost power for about an hour Tuesday morning when a car hit a switch fuse cabinet at the corner...
August 10, 2010 - 9:39am
August 6, 2010
Energy meeting focuses on turbine
University of Minnesota officials hoped to have a wide-ranging discussion July 29 on the future of alternative energy on the school's UMore Park property. But the residents who showed up for the meeting seemed to have a more specific focus. Nearly all of the discussion during the...
August 6, 2010 - 8:00am
July 30, 2010
Coming together to fight crime
With recent events, Rosemount residents may feel a bit shaken. But one way to combat crime is to stand together as neighbors. Aug. 3 brings an opportunity to do just that. Sponsored by the Minnesota Crime Prevention Association and the Rosemount Police department Night to Unite...
July 30, 2010 - 8:00am
July 29, 2010
Old church is ready for new life
It's been a long time coming but finally Rosemount's Steeple Center is now open to the public. Parks director Dan Schultz said there are a few minor items left on the project but the former St. Joseph's Church is ready for use. "It's 95 percent complete," said Schultz. Improvements...
July 29, 2010 - 10:19am
July 28, 2010
Rosemount is among fastest-growing cities of 2000s
There's never been much doubt Rosemount was growing over the past decade. Now, the Met Council has an idea just how much. The Met Council annual population estimates for the seven-county Twin Cities area, released late last week, show the city with an estimated 2009 population of...
July 28, 2010 - 8:00am