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Rosemount hires firm to find next administrator
Attendance areas to be reset for new elementary school in District 196
Rosemount's ACT scores better than state average
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Chuck Brooks: Good teachers are always working
Pat Rupp: So you want to be on the school board?
Kim Ukura: Jumping into a new community
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
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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