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Rosemount launches interactive citizen comment map
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
crime and courts
Rosemount Irish girls' swimming and diving takes fourth at state
Rosemount girls' hockey starts 1-2
Irish athletes sign collegiate letters of intent
Rosemount football falls to Minnetonka
Skill, not luck, of the Irish? Rosemount swimmers win 7th-straight conference title
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
Wells Fargo Bank vs Sarah and Rodolfo Soria
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Jeremy Clegg
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lynn Rathbun
Dakota Cty. AFB Western Service Center, Juvenile Service Center
Dakota County AFB 2017 Galaxie Library Renovation
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Gerald "Jerry" L. Sacks
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Sharon Ann Priebe
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?
Viewpoint: RHS Marching Band deserves our pride and thanks
Letter to the editor: Huusko is good for our schools
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January 5, 2012
Early-morning barn fire ruled arson
An early morning fire on the University of Minnesota's UMore Park property has been ruled an arson by the Dakota County Sheriff's department. Called...
January 5, 2012 - 10:27am
March 8, 2011
Fire destroys Rosemount home early Tuesday
A Rosemount resident lost his Akron Avenue home to fire early Tuesday morning. Louis Damiani credited his dog and a fire alarm for alerting him of the fire, said fire marshal John Kendall. Damiani was able to escape before flames engulfed the house. However, the dog that helped...
March 8, 2011 - 8:42am
Fire injures an employee at Spectro Alloys
One employee was injured early Tuesday morning when a payloader caught fire at Rosemount aluminum recycler Spectro Alloys. Fire chief Scott Aker said it appears the fire started when aluminum being poured into a smelter exploded. While the incident is still being investigated, Aker...
February 8, 2011 - 8:50am
July 21, 2009
Osprey survives lightning strike
A juvenile osprey displaced from its nest by a lightning-caused fire near Biwabik last week was in "guarded" condition today at a wildlife rehabilitation...
July 21, 2009 - 7:31am
May 13, 2009
Fire rescue: Bemidji man saves woman from burning house
Two minutes - that's the margin Bemidji emergency medical technician and former firefighter Tom Johnson estimates between the life and death...
May 13, 2009 - 7:17am
October 22, 2008
Ham Lake fire indictment does little to appease victims
Even if the Gunflint Trail community knows who started the Ham Lake wildfire on that windy morning in May 2007, it's not going to turn ashes...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
October 10, 2008
Fire department will hold open house
Most fires at home are preventable. The Rosemount Fire Department this week is out trying to spread that message as part of Fire Prevention Week. According to the National Fire Protection Agency fire crews around the country responded to more than 400,000 home fires in 2006. Many...
October 10, 2008 - 12:00am
June 16, 2008
Fire destroys a Farmington family's home
A Farmington family lost its home after a fire broke out in the garage early Sunday morning. Darcy and Pam Zehnder and their daughter were awakened to the sound of fire alarms at about 2:30 a.m., Pam said. The family got out of the house, and they were able to get one of their two...
June 16, 2008 - 12:00am
June 12, 2008
Lightning strike sets fire to Farmington home
A Farmington man got a rude awakening Wednesday morning after lighting struck and set his house on fire. Terry Nutter had worked a night shift and was asleep around 10 a.m. in his home on the 500 block of Lower Heritage Way. A loud clap of thunder woke him briefly, but he fell back...
June 12, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
St. Paul Park man dead after house fire
Richard Andrews, 53, died at Regions Hospital in St. Paul after an early morning fire at his St. Paul Park home Friday. St. Paul Park Fire and Police departments were called to 805 First St., at 1:39 a.m. after receiving a report of smoke coming from the home. Police attempted...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 6, 2008
Small fire breaks out at Flint Hills refinery
Crews put out a small fire at Flint Hills Resources during the early morning hours of Friday May 30. The fire started about 1:15 a.m. and was swiftly contained by the refinery's fire crew. "Our folks took care of it pretty quickly," said Flint Hills public relations manager John...
June 6, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Bathroom fire forces flight to make emergency landing at Fargo airport; FBI investigating
FARGO, N.D. -- The FBI is investigating the cause of a bathroom fire that forced a Compass Airlines jet to make an emergency landing Wednesday at Fargo's Hector International Airport. None of the 69 passengers aboard the 76-seat jet was injured when it landed at 10:44 p.m. without...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
City lays off two as part of budget cuts
Money's tight and tough financial decisions face everybody including the Rosemount City Council. The city council voted 4-1 Tuesday to cut four budgeted positions and to add one Tuesday night. The decision meant Rosemount Community Center manager Dave St. Aubin and part-time fire...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
March 11, 2008
Xcel Energy closes Bayport plant
An explosion and fire caused Xcel Energy officials to shut down production at the Allen S. King plant in Bayport Monday morning. Xcel Energy spokesman Patti Nystuen said no one was injured in the incident that started in the crusher building on the plant's property. There were 18...
March 11, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Editorial: Endres is a bad neighbor for Rosemount
There are a number of reasonable responses to finding out a business in your city has had an explosion. Surprise is a good one. So is concern for the business' employees. You never want to find yourself reacting with a, "What, again?" Yet that's what we found ourselves saying this...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am