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Arts council’s tile-signing efforts continue
City approves housing project over objections from residents
Residents angry over proposed housing development
Murder suspect will serve life term
Rosemount's finance departments earn award
crime and courts
Girls swimming and diving: Irish back in the top 10
Girls hockey: Penalties hurt Irish at Simley
Boys basketball: Shelton wants defense, hustle
Erdmann a finalist for Mr. Football
Girls hockey: Blaze take opener in OT
November Craft / Boutique Calendar
arts and entertainment
Cendant Mortgage Corporation vs Heitzig
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, vs McGrath
First Federal fsb, VS aLEXANDER
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc.. vs Oster
TCF National Bank VS Hall
Herb N. Nivala, 62
Virgil A. Chesness, 84
Pastor Edwin Johnson, Jr., 82
Randal Gene Coffey, 61
Eugene Hamilton Clay, 91
Chuck Brooks' column: Connections remain over the years
Andrea Langworthy's column: Rest in peace, my mentor, my friend
Letter: Kline grateful for support at the polls
Student voices: Operation Meet Bob
Chuck Brooks' column: Kindergarten memories linger
Get Out! Deals
July 8, 2010
Fast food grant will satisfy city's appetite for books
Last year the community came out in spades to help Taco John's survive a rough patch. Now better off, the restaurant is doing something to help out the community. The Rosemount Taco Johns was one of 10 restaurants to receive a $2,000 grant from Pepsi to help their community. Rosemount...
July 8, 2010 - 10:39am
June 17, 2010
Letter: No room for negative politics
To the editor, When I went to my mailbox this past weekend I was upset to find a nasty piece of campaign literature about our State Representative Phil Sterner. The large glossy postcard was full of negative half-truths and was put together by a group called the Minnesota Chamber...
opinion / letters
June 17, 2010 - 1:18pm
Letter: Know the facts in campaign debate
To the editor, The 2010 campaign season is officially under way.
opinion / letters
June 17, 2010 - 1:18pm
June 4, 2010
Ballot is unusually crowded in 1st Judicial District
It is rare for an incumbent judge to face a challenger, let alone two. But this particular judge's seat in the 1st District, which covers Dakota, Goodhue LeSueur, McCloud, Scott and Sibley counties, and is currently held by Timothy Bakely, already has three candidates for the position...
June 4, 2010 - 11:02am
June 3, 2010
Study finds need for road changes
The Rosemount City Council adopted a transportation study Tuesday that calls for the future realignment of County Road 46 and for Biscayne and Akron Avenues to be connected. The study, done as a cooperative effort through the University of Minnesota, Rosemount, Dakota County, Empire...
June 3, 2010 - 11:00am
6 will square off in first council primary
Rosemount will hold its first municipal primary Aug. 10. Six residents filed to run for the two open city council seats, leading to the early poll date. Current city council members Mark DeBettignies and Kim Shoe-Corrigan will try to reclaim their seats on the council, while residents...
June 3, 2010 - 10:59am
June 2, 2010
Council lays off building inspector
The Rosemount City Council voted to lay off a member of its community development staff Tuesday night. Todd Sutter, who has worked for the city for more than seven years, lost his job due to the decision. A slowdown in the housing market led to the layoff. City administrator Dwight...
June 2, 2010 - 3:01pm
May 27, 2010
Police chief hit the street Monday for seatbelt enforcement
Rosemount police chief Gary Kalstabakken dusted off his patrol skills Monday afternoon in the name of keeping people safe on the roads. Kalstabakken and other chiefs from Dakota County got behind the wheel for a special seatbelt enforcement effort from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, mostly...
crime and courts / news
May 27, 2010 - 11:49am
3 step up in first week of council filing
One week into the filing period for Rosemount's city council election the races are looking a lot more manageable than they did the last time the council elected new members. As of Tuesday afternoon only two people had filed for city council and one -- incumbent Bill Droste -- had...
May 27, 2010 - 11:47am
Residents challenge road work bill
Several residents in northeast Rosemount have challenged assessments for a project to rehabilitate the streets in front of their homes. Residents in all parts of the project planned to take place later this summer filed objections following a May 18 assessment hearing, but the part...
May 27, 2010 - 11:47am
Youth board is finding its place
Since the fall of 2009, a handful of Rosemount students, grades eight through 12 have found themselves shuffling through city council papers and discussing park and recreation programs. The students are charter members of the Rosemount Youth Commission, a city council-style group...
May 27, 2010 - 11:40am
May 23, 2010
Train complaints addressed for now
The Rosemount City Council has made at least some progress addressing complaints about trains in the city, but concerns about rail traffic aren't likely to completely quiet down until the city can finalize a deal to silence locomotives' horns. Rosemount City Council members met with...
May 23, 2010 - 8:13am
City will replace aging emergency sirens
Rosemount's emergency warning sirens should all be up to date by the end of this year. The Rosemount City Council approved a bid Tuesday to replace five sirens around the city.
May 23, 2010 - 8:12am
May 20, 2010
Legislators give session mixed reviews
Rosemount's legislators had differing views of the session that wrapped up Monday with an 11-hour special session to erase a $3 billion budget shortfall. To State Rep. Phil Sterner, the session was "taxing and hectic" but ultimately successful. To Sen.
May 20, 2010 - 1:42pm
District may test water for fall levy
The District 196 School Board is getting ready to test the waters for a November operating levy. At a workshop meeting Monday board members weighed the benefits of conducting a survey of district residents that could help determine whether voters would support an operating levy and...
May 20, 2010 - 1:40pm