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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Familiar smoke stacks on UMore property demolished
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Rosemount city-wide cleanup day is Saturday, Oct. 1
crime and courts
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football, Week 4: Defense dominates against South
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
FANTASY FORECAST: Coping with injury loss
Cross country: Girls fourth, boys fifth at Applejack Invite
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
RES. BA 2016-02
TruStone Financial vs Parkin
Provincial Bank, vs Larson
Wells Fargo Bank vs Topalovic
Arnold Ratzlaff, 85
Dianne F. Peterson, 74
Helen J. Judkins, 83
Kyle Kalina, 25
Deanna Weniger: Got a good mosquito trap? You could make a fortune
Chuck Brooks: What would you do differently in high school?
Letter: Anna Wills supports the Minnesota Zoo
Letter: Holly Jenkins is the right choice for District 4
Letter: Anna Wills continues to fight for Dakota County transportation needs
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September 22, 2016
City of Rosemount sets preliminary tax levy increase at 3.52 percent
The city of Rosemount plans to raise taxes approximately 3.52 percent in 2017, but city staff members said the overall tax burden on Rosemount taxpayers has decreased over the last eight years. On Tuesday, Sept. 20 the Rosemount City Council approved a preliminary 2017 budget that...
September 22, 2016 - 4:15pm
September 21, 2016
Rosemount seeking public input on comprehensive plan Sept. 22
What should the city of Rosemount look like in the next 10, 15 and 20 years? Residents will have the chance to share their thoughts on the future of the city during a community meeting on the city’s comprehensive plan updated from 6:30-9 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at the Rosemount...
September 21, 2016 - 3:15pm
September 10, 2016
Who's on your ballot? Get to know your candidates at five upcoming forums
The Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a series of candidate forums, including two next week that will include candidates representing residents of the Farmington and Rosemount areas. Candidates from Minnesota legislative Districts 57 and 58 will participate in...
September 10, 2016 - 5:11am
September 9, 2016
Collaborative and decisive administrator sought for city of Rosemount
The city of Rosemount is looking for a collaborative yet decisive leader to help the city move forward following the retirement of City Administrator Dwight Johnson, who has served in the position since 2008. In September, the city council hired consulting firm Brimeyer Fursman to...
September 9, 2016 - 11:41am
September 7, 2016
Household Hazardous Waste drop off scheduled for Sept. 10
Dakota County residents can drop off household hazardous waste at the city of Farmington Maintenance Facility, 19650 Municipal Drive, on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Household hazardous waste, household chemicals, and electronics will be accepted for free during the drop...
September 7, 2016 - 8:22am
August 31, 2016
Rosemount hires firm to find next administrator
The Rosemount City Council has chosen hiring firm Brimeyer Fursman to find its next city administrator. Current administrator Dwight Johnson will be retiring at the end of the year. Staff sent out requests to four firms: Springsted, The Mercer Group, David Drown and Associates and...
August 31, 2016 - 3:09pm
September 11, 2015
Letter: Education reforms start now
To the editor, September is an exciting time for parents and kids heading back to school in Rosemount, Apple Valley and Coates. School sports are already in full swing and the first month of school will be in the rear-view mirror before you know it. This school year marks the beginning...
September 11, 2015 - 6:09am
August 13, 2015
Congressman John Kline's column: VA hospitals must do better
Through their service and sacrifice our veterans have protected our nation and deserve a government that fulfills the promise of quality care. There are well more than 300,000 employees at VA facilities nationwide and undoubtedly many are dedicated to providing quality health...
August 13, 2015 - 1:39pm
Council tries to clarify noise standards
Rosemount has ordinances regarding noise, but the language is somewhat ambiguous. The council requested city staff look at the city’s ordinance after a downtown business was cited last year for disorderly conduct due to noise. To make expectations clearer, the council will...
August 13, 2015 - 11:34am
City’s share of property taxes will go up
Rosemount’s tax levy will likely rise in 2016. The council discussed its budget during a work session Monday night and it will move forward with a 2.09 percent increase. City administrator Dwight Johnson said in June staff presented an increase of 2.64 percent to the city...
August 13, 2015 - 11:30am
July 30, 2015
City notes: Events keep residents engaged
One of the joys of summer is that it’s easier to come together as a community. Today Rosemount is between two great events that bring us closer. Leprechaun Days has just completed a successful run. And the Night to Unite block parties are just ahead. My colleagues on the city...
July 30, 2015 - 11:34am
New engineer hitting the ground running
Look around Rosemount right now and there’s development going on everywhere. For new city engineer and public works director Patrick Wrase,...
July 30, 2015 - 11:14am
July 22, 2015
City gives nod to Danbury Way improvements
Part of Danbury Way will be improved starting in June 2016. After conducting a public hearing Tuesday, the Rosemount City Council approved the project, which staff anticipates will be done that fall. Three people spoke during the public hearing. One provided clarification...
July 22, 2015 - 1:57pm
July 16, 2015
City seeks recreational facilities solutions
Rosemount’s youth athletic programs all have facility needs. The Rosemount Area Athletic Association needs more indoor courts to accommodate growing basketball and volleyball programs. Rosemount Area Hockey Association needs more ice for its increasing participation. And Dakota...
July 16, 2015 - 10:35am
July 2, 2015
City acts to help small business get started
After a request, the Rosemount City Council approved action to join a Metropolitan Council program that will allow sewer access fees to be deferred. “It’s a way to help small businesses build or expand,” said mayor Bill Droste. Formally called the Sewer Availability Charge,...
July 2, 2015 - 10:33am