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Arts council’s tile-signing efforts continue
City approves housing project over objections from residents
Residents angry over proposed housing development
Murder suspect will serve life term
Rosemount's finance departments earn award
crime and courts
Girls swimming and diving: Irish back in the top 10
Girls hockey: Penalties hurt Irish at Simley
Boys basketball: Shelton wants defense, hustle
Erdmann a finalist for Mr. Football
Girls hockey: Blaze take opener in OT
arts and entertainment
Cendant Mortgage Corporation vs Heitzig
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, vs McGrath
First Federal fsb, VS aLEXANDER
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.. vs Oster
TCF National Bank VS Hall
Herb N. Nivala, 62
Virgil A. Chesness, 84
Pastor Edwin Johnson, Jr., 82
Randal Gene Coffey, 61
Eugene Hamilton Clay, 91
Chuck Brooks' column: Connections remain over the years
Andrea Langworthy's column: Rest in peace, my mentor, my friend
Letter: Kline grateful for support at the polls
Student voices: Operation Meet Bob
Chuck Brooks' column: Kindergarten memories linger
Get Out! Deals
City competes for title of best tennis town
The city of Rosemount believes it has some pretty good facilities for tennis players. Now, city officials are looking for a little resident support to help make things even better. All it will take is a few clicks of a mouse. The city was chosen last week as one of 10 finalists...
July 22, 2010 - 2:20pm
Shooting suspect could face first degree murder charges
Jonas Grice has already been charged with second degree murder in connection with last week's shooting at a Rosemount car wash. But Dakota County attorney James Backstrom is hoping for more. Backstrom hopes to get a grand jury to indict Grice on first-degree murder charges. If he...
July 22, 2010 - 8:00am
July 21, 2010
Home sweet home
Gloria Olson didn't grow up in Rosemount, but the city has become home over the years. Olson and her husband moved to Rosemount in 1952. Her...
July 21, 2010 - 8:00am
July 20, 2010
A once in a lifetime opportunity
Some Rosemount teens got the opportunity of a lifetime last week. Former attorney general Mike Hatch gave them a personal tour of the Minnesota...
July 20, 2010 - 8:00am
July 16, 2010
Program seeks furniture for people in need
When people use the CAP Agency's transitional housing program they usually have nothing. No table to eat off of, no pot to cook food in, no utensils to eat with. To help, the CAP Agency has started to take donations for home furnishings and other items that will help make an apartment...
July 16, 2010 - 8:00am
July 8, 2010
Supplies are dwindling at food shelf
The Rosemount Family Resource Center needs food for its food shelf. Increased use has depleted the center's supply and they are running low on everything. Center coordinator Shira Rabinowicz said food shelf usage has gone up 85 percent in the last year.
July 8, 2010 - 10:56am
Fitness training with a higher purpose
Kari Mitchell produces a charity event, so she knows how difficult it can be to get people involved to raise money for good causes. That's why when she learned about Team World Vision she signed on. Through athletic endeavors, participants with Team World Vision raise money to provide...
July 8, 2010 - 10:40am
Fast food grant will satisfy city's appetite for books
Last year the community came out in spades to help Taco John's survive a rough patch. Now better off, the restaurant is doing something to help out the community. The Rosemount Taco Johns was one of 10 restaurants to receive a $2,000 grant from Pepsi to help their community. Rosemount...
July 8, 2010 - 10:39am
MCA results are encouraging in District 196
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District got a big-picture look at its performance on this year's Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment and teaching and learning director Steve Troen likes what he sees. District 196 students scored better than their peers statewide at all grade...
July 8, 2010 - 10:38am
July 1, 2010
Odors draw complaints at feed plant
The immediate problem appears to be solved, but state investigators are still trying to figure out how rotten organic matter was allowed to cause a stink at Rosemount's Endres Processing. Earlier this month Dakota County ordered Endres to clean up rotten organic matter outside its...
July 1, 2010 - 2:21pm
June 30, 2010
DCTC's Lucas taken in MLB draft
Joe Lucas, a sophomore on the Dakota County Technical College baseball team, was selected by the Atlanta Braves in the Major League Baseball amateur draft in June. Lucas played two seasons for the Blue Knights as a shortstop and pitcher. He was drafted in the 45th round, the 1,364th...
June 30, 2010 - 2:02pm
June 25, 2010
Freshman Academy gives kids a head start on high school
While their classmates are working summer jobs or enjoying the sunny weather, a group of about 100 incoming ninth graders are getting a head...
June 25, 2010 - 7:59am
June 24, 2010
Woman charged with taking drug-buy cash
Police say money meant to make a controlled drug buy instead went into the pants of the Rosemount woman they recruited to help them with an investigation. According to a complaint filed last week in the Dakota County Attorney's office Dakota County Drug Task Force members provided...
crime and courts / news
June 24, 2010 - 10:55am
June 21, 2010
Rosemount man killed in weekend accident
A 41-year-old Rosemount man died June 19 when he apparently lost control of his motorcycle on Interstate 35 in Lakeville and was hit by another car. According to the Minnesota State Patrol Thane Ronsen was northbound near Highway 50 when he lost control and was thrown from his Honda...
June 21, 2010 - 9:15am
June 17, 2010
Recreation with relish
The game's got a funny name, but pickleball has at least one supporter who is serious about getting Rosemount residents out and playing. Terry...
June 17, 2010 - 1:26pm