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Marching Irish earn class championship at national competition
Student history projects will help celebrate 100 years of Rosemount High School
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Volunteers team up to conserve space along Mississippi River
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Football, Week 8: Irish upset No. 2 North in triple OT for sub-district title
Girls soccer: Irish qualify for first state tournament in 19 years
Girls soccer: Irish one game from state
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
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
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Letter: Youth in politics
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Clausen unwavering in support for children with autism
Letter: Vanessa Demuth cares about water quality in Rosemount
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September 5, 2012
City may offer a hand to startups
The Rosemount Port Authority has made it a goal to increase the quantity and quality of business and employment opportunities in Rosemount.
September 5, 2012 - 12:39pm
Levy will increase, taxes won't
Since 2009 the city of Rosemount has reduced its share of taxes on the median home each year. The city wasn't able to continue the trend this year, but taxpayers shouldn't see any increases either. The city council approved its preliminary budget Sept. 4. City administrator Dwight...
September 5, 2012 - 12:21pm
August 30, 2012
City notes: Water is on the mayor's mind
Our city council loves to support the education of Rosemount's young people. So I was very pleased when I learned that our public works department would host a group of Girl Scouts who are researching the challenges of supplying clean water. Last week, 60 Scouts toured the facilities...
August 30, 2012 - 2:05pm
Water quality, traffic concerns at mining hearing
As public hearings for a large projects go, Tuesday night's planning commission meeting was fairly quiet. More than 25 residents attended the hearing regarding a request from Dakota Aggregates for a large scale mining permit,but only a half dozen got up to speak. Myron Napper started...
August 30, 2012 - 9:50am
Detour will disrupt downtown driving
Sometime in October, cars will drive down 145th Street with ease. No more rumbling from the cracks that plagued the road. It will be a smooth, quiet ride. But until October, residents are going to have to deal with the pain of a detour. Crews began working on 145th this week and...
August 30, 2012 - 9:44am
August 24, 2012
First Umore mining public hearing is Tuesday
Got an opinion on mining at UMore? The Rosemount Planning Commission wants to hear it. The planning commission will hold the first of two public hearings at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at city hall. During the hearing the commission will take comments from residents on the project. Dakota...
August 24, 2012 - 8:00am
August 23, 2012
Details still scarce on senior project
Getting everyone on the same page for a big project isn't easy, but that's what representatives from Doran Companies were hoping for during a Rosemount City Council work session Aug. 15. Company representatives Kelly Doran and Bill Stoddard attended the work session hoping to have...
August 23, 2012 - 8:00am
August 22, 2012
Council approves hiring of Werner
Starting Sept. 14 there will be a new face at the head of Rosemount Police Department. Eric Werner will officially start on that day and then will be sworn in by the Rosemount City Council during their Sept. 18 meeting. Werner, a Rosemount resident and a captain with the Burnsville...
August 22, 2012 - 2:13pm
August 14, 2012
City council race narrowed down to four
Rosemount voters slimmed down the city council race to four. The four highest vote getters in today's election were incumbent Jeff Weisensel, Vanessa Demuth, Joe Kurle and Joe Zanmiller. Those four will go onto compete for two open city council seats in November. Unofficial results...
August 14, 2012 - 9:49pm
August 2, 2012
Get to know your city council candidates
Meet your city council candidates. This year's primary will be held Aug. 14. At that time voters will narrow the field to four candidates. In November, voters will chose two of the candidates to serve on the city council for the next four years. Vanessa Demuth What is your background? I...
August 2, 2012 - 9:49am
City's new website will go live soon
Come this weekend the city of Rosemount's website may get a new look. It may come next weekend too. Either way, sometime in the next month residents should expect the city's website will change. This past winter the city council hired Kansas-based CivicPlus to redesign its website....
August 2, 2012 - 8:00am
August 1, 2012
UMore mining permit review is under way
Dakota Aggregates has submitted an application for a large-scale mining permit, officially kicking off the next chapter in the UMore story. The planning commission started examining the company's proposal with a work session on July 24. The company hopes to begin phase 1 of its wet...
August 1, 2012 - 8:00am
July 26, 2012
City notes: Celebrate the spirit of community with upcoming events
One weekend morning earlier this month, I was getting in some exercise with a jog along Connemara Trail. I usually make the run from Shannon Parkway to South Robert. On this morning, it struck me how much company I had. Many Rosemount residents were doing what I was: getting in a...
July 26, 2012 - 10:37am
July 19, 2012
Partnership could result in welcome center
A partnership brewing between the city of Rosemount and the Rosemount Area Arts Council could mean a more welcoming Rosemount. In June, RAAC leaders proposed a partnership in which members of the organization would start a front porch program. The program would provide volunteers...
July 19, 2012 - 10:29am
City announces police chief finalists
The three finalists for the Rosemount Police Chief are Jewel Ericson, Rosemount police lieutenant; Michael Marben, police captain in Apple Valley; and Eric Werner, police captain in Burnsville. The community will have the chance to meet the three finalists from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Aug....
July 19, 2012 - 10:21am