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Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Minnesota roundup: Minor injuries after SUV broadsides school bus in far northwest Minn.
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
crime and courts
Boys track preview: Standout throwers, distance runners, hurdlers return for Irish
Girls track preview: Irish eyeing True Team section title
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Oniel
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., vs Wilkowske
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Niehaus
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Howlader
Wells Fargo Bank vs Topalovic
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Responding to Clausen’s letter to the editor
Chuck Brooks: I wear my sunglasses in winter
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Real Estate Showcase
November 7, 2013
Extra TIF money will boost downtown projects
The Downtown-Brockway TIF District will generate an excess of approximately $600,000. Recent legislation says that money can be used on eligible tax increment financing projects, and so the city council modified its district slightly to widen the project area. Community Development...
November 7, 2013 - 10:31am
October 31, 2013
County goes solar in Empire Township
Dakota County’s goal to reduce its energy footprint has it wading into new technologies. Before the end of the year the county will install solar panels that will provide electricity to its Empire Township Transportation Facility and the Dakota County Communications Center radio...
October 31, 2013 - 11:41am
October 24, 2013
South Gateway open house is Oct. 29
Melissa Kenninger believes it’s important for residents to be involved in community projects. As the chair of the task force conducting the South Urban Gateway Analysis and Reinvestment study, she’s doing her part. But the group needs to know what other’s think. The city...
October 24, 2013 - 12:06pm
October 10, 2013
Dakota County earns top financial rating
According to two private independent rating services, Dakota County once again earned the highest possible ratings for its financial management, keeping its AAA rating on outstanding general obligation debt. Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed the county’s AAA...
October 10, 2013 - 11:38am
Planners recommend final UMore AUAR
Planners recommended Tuesday that the Rosemount City Council approve the UMore Final Alternative Urban areawide review. The planning commission reviewed comments received during the final 10-day comment period. That period followed a 30-day comment period earlier this summer. ...
October 10, 2013 - 10:31am
October 2, 2013
City starts planning for new well
Rosemount’s population is growing and so is its need for water. The city council on Tuesday approved the development of a new well. City engineer Andy Brotzler said based on the number of additional units approved since Well 15 came online, it’s time for the city to start...
October 2, 2013 - 2:45pm
Dakota County Attorney will appeal assisted-suicide ruling
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has filed a decision which affirmed the decision of Dakota County District Court striking down the portion of Minnesota’s assisting suicide statute that makes it unlawful to advise or encourage someone to commit suicide. In doing so, the Court of Appeals...
October 2, 2013 - 2:10pm
September 26, 2013
City notes: Stay safe as school starts
We’ve had some beautiful days to enjoy Rosemount parks and trails this month, but there’s no escaping that we’re getting fewer hours of daylight to enjoy them. And as much as we look forward to brightly colored leaves and crisp air, we have one concern with the change of seasons....
September 26, 2013 - 11:18am
September 19, 2013
Commissioners set levy; taxpayers could see slight reduction in taxes
Dakota County taxpayers could see a slight reduction in the county portion of their property taxes next year. At its regular meeting last week, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners set a preliminary 2014 tax levy of $128,506,313, a .5 percent reduction from the approved 2013...
September 19, 2013 - 12:24pm
September 4, 2013
City's share of taxes will increase slightly
The city's share of taxes for Rosemount residents will go up in 2014. During their Tuesday night meeting, the city council passed a preliminary budget that includes a 1.55 percent increase in the city's property tax levy. City administrator Dwight Johnson said the recommended budget...
September 4, 2013 - 1:02pm
August 26, 2013
City column: Police ask residents to be responsible with their dogs
Despite a storm that tried to crash the parties, hundreds of Rosemount residents at 29 block parties came together for this year's observance of Night to Unite. As the police department, along with several other city departments, and I traveled throughout the city to the neighborhood...
August 26, 2013 - 3:08pm
August 23, 2013
Sheriff sales are down significantly in Dakota County
The number of preforeclosure notices continues to drop significantly in the Twin Cities, including Dakota County. During the first half of 2013 the number of completed sheriff’s sales, the final step of the foreclosure process in Minnesota, has fallen to the lowest level since...
August 23, 2013 - 11:38am
June 17, 2013
School board filing period opens July 30
Rosemount residents interested in a spot on the District 196 School Board might want to start working on their campaign speeches. The board on Monday set July 30 as the first day residents can file an affidavit of candidacy for this year's election. The filing period will continue...
June 17, 2013 - 7:42am
June 4, 2013
Mississippi River Regional Trail hits a snag
Dakota County could lose a $1 million dollar Federal grant for the Rosemount section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail if officials can't negotiate track crossings with Union Pacific in the coming days. Dakota County Parks Department manager Bruce Blair said that if the county...
June 4, 2013 - 8:22pm
May 29, 2013
Satisfaction, frustration follow legislative session
At least among local legislators, how you feel about the Minnesota Legislative session that ended last week might have a lot to do with the side of the aisle on which you sit. It's the kind of thing that can happen when one party has a majority in both the Senate and the House. Sen....
May 29, 2013 - 2:16pm