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Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
Rosemount's Haunted Woods Trail expected to be bigger and better
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
Outside money a major Minnesota legislative campaign factor
crime and courts
Class 2A state girls soccer: Irish taking it to The Bank
Volleyball: Irish open section play at home Thursday
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football, Week 8: Irish upset No. 2 North in triple OT for sub-district title
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
Bill Droste: Season of giving starts with Haunted Woods Trail
Letter: Consider Heidi Freske for city council
Letter: Holly Jenkins shows up to make a difference
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter: Youth in politics
Real Estate Showcase
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
Making fitness resolutions happen
Kyle Snesrud's been in the fitness business since November of 1993, when he closed on his first Olympus 24 club in Northfield. He opened a club in Farmington in 1999, and one in Rosemount in 2002. He's been around long enough to know this is a busy time of year. In part that's because...
January 6, 2012 - 8:00am
August 4, 2011
Ride will bring hundreds through town
The Hartford Re/Max Results Breast Cancer Ride will come through Rosemount twice over the weekend. More than 300 bicyclists will make a pit stop on Aug. 6 at Rosemount Middle School on their way to Treasure Island Casino. The two-day ride, started by Rosemount resident Kari Mitchell,...
August 4, 2011 - 9:48am
June 23, 2011
Program helps keep smiles bright
As Rebecca and Kaitlyn Frogge sat and waited to get their teeth varnished with fluoride, they both looked a little nervous. But after the two-minute...
June 23, 2011 - 9:32am
June 11, 2011
Moving towards a more healthful lifestyle
Gabrielle Feivor wants to get healthier. She's been working out at the gym pretty regularly but when her friend Kyann Graham mentioned she was hosting a free weekly Fit Club at Community of Hope Church, Feivor decided to give it ago. For the last three weeks a group of women have...
June 11, 2011 - 8:00am
May 5, 2011
Simple Steps program aims to get people moving
Five years ago Dakota County started the Simple Steps, a free walking program to encourage people to be more physically active. The program has grown every year, and organizers hope this year will draw even more people out. Community health specialist Katherine Martin said the county...
May 5, 2011 - 8:00am
April 8, 2011
They're learning to run the race
Back in 2008 Karissa Johnson had an aha moment. The personal trainer and mom of three knew women who wanted to learn to run races and she had the know how. So Johnson started Moms on the Run, a running program geared toward beginners. The 18-week program, which has spread to10...
April 8, 2011 - 8:00am
February 6, 2011
Early risers enjoy boot camp
While most Rosemount residents are snuggled in their beds, there is a group of dedicated individuals lunging, squatting and crunching their way...
February 6, 2011 - 8:00am
Recreation space has grown over the past decade
A lot of Dakota County land has disappeared under new homes over the past 10 years, but there is still plenty of open space out there for residents to explore. And the amount of land dedicated specifically to outdoor recreation is growing all the time. According to the county's 2010...
January 6, 2011 - 11:24am
November 4, 2010
Council approves bike-walk plan
Rosemount is a pretty walkable community, but as any local trekker knows there are some gaps. Just try getting across South Robert Trail at 5 p.m. On Monday the council approved a plan that aims to close those gaps, albeit years down the road. Community development director Kim...
November 4, 2010 - 11:14am
October 28, 2010
Column: Pedestrian safety important to city
After such a stretch of pleasant weather, this week has been a sharp reminder of what's in store for the next few months. Many of us may start keeping our exposure to the elements to a minimum. But there are always a lot of hardy folks in Rosemount who embrace the outdoors, including...
October 28, 2010 - 9:56am
Supplies are low, demand high at food shelf
The Rosemount Family Resource Center needs help. The center, which serves as the local food shelf, is running low on everything. "It's been challenging to keep food on the shelves," said Shira Rabinowicz, the volunteer coordinator at the center. The center, located at 14521 Cimmaron...
October 28, 2010 - 9:14am
October 8, 2010
Dallas bound to walk against cancer
Erica McDonald likes a challenge. So a couple years ago she decided to do the 60-mile Minneapolis Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk, just to see if she...
October 8, 2010 - 8:00am
October 3, 2010
Oct. 6 is walk-to-school day at RHS
Rosemount High School hopes to have 10 percent fewer cars in its parking lot on Oct. 6, the school's second annual Walk With Wollersheim Day. Organizers invite students and staff to meet principal John Wollersheim at the Rosemount Family Resource Center, 145th Street and Cimarron...
October 3, 2010 - 8:00am
September 21, 2010
County offers prescription drug buyback program
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office, in cooperation with sheriffs from Anoka, Hennepin, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington counties, has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to sponsor a new prescription drug take-back day. The take-back event in Minnesota is part of...
September 21, 2010 - 8:00am