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Night of drinking leads to drug charges
Dakota County has requests for state legislature
City set to break ground on activity center
Clausen receives award
Police report: Nov. 16 - Nov. 22
crime and courts
Girls basketball preview: Focused on improvement
Irish Top 5 fall season moments
Girls hockey: Irish outplayed by South, Eagan
Girls hockey: Penalties hurt Irish at Simley
Boys basketball: Shelton wants defense, hustle
arts and entertainment
ORD B240 city of rosemount
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Matthews
Wells Fargo Bank vs Norwig
SHAFER city of rosemount
VESTERRA city of rosemount
Herb N. Nivala, 62
Virgil A. Chesness, 84
Pastor Edwin Johnson, Jr., 82
Randal Gene Coffey, 61
Eugene Hamilton Clay, 91
Nathan Hansen's column: The better headline is below
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
Get Out! Deals
June 12, 2010
Car crashes into Rosemount bar
Five people were injured Saturday night when a car crashed into Celts Pub in downtown Rosemount. According to the Minnesota State Patrol report...
June 12, 2010 - 8:11pm
May 27, 2010
Bike/walk plan is taking shape
Downtown Rosemount could become the hub of a wider network of bike trails and bike lanes if the city of Rosemount follows through with ideas put forward in a draft plan aimed at making it easier to bike and walk in the city. Rosemount residents will have an opportunity to review...
news / government
May 27, 2010 - 11:39am
April 2, 2010
Board OKs cuts, district will trim 144 jobs
The District 196 School Board eliminated the equivalent of nearly 144 full-time positions -- including 78 classroom teaching positions -- as part of a $15.3 million budget adjustment approved Monday. The board made the decision, which also includes higher fees for sports and fine-arts...
April 2, 2010 - 12:05pm
March 12, 2010
Interim sheriff Bellows appoints a new chief deputy
Dakota County's acting sheriff will soon have a top deputy. On Monday, Dakota County Interim Sheriff Dave Bellows announced he has appointed Tim Leslie as the new chief deputy sheriff in the Dakota County. Under state law, the sheriff can appoint a new top deputy and it does not...
crime and courts / government
March 12, 2010 - 10:05am
February 9, 2010
Last group of Red Bulls returns today
The last group of 34th Infantry Division soldiers will return from a year-long deployment today. The group returned to the Rosemount Community...
February 9, 2010 - 9:32am
January 23, 2010
Council grants franchise agreement
FTTH Communications will live on. The Rosemount City Council approved the transfer of the local phone, cable and Internet company from Rudder Capital to EveresTV Inc. Tuesday night. The council also approved a new franchise agreement. The two actions pave the way for EveresTV to...
news / government
January 23, 2010 - 1:48pm
December 30, 2008
'Biggest crisis' to affect local government aid
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's local governments receive 30 percent of their revenue from the state, so when the state budget is sick, local governments sniffle. Now, with a massive state budget deficit, the affliction is much worse than a cold. Many say legislators must resort to major...
December 30, 2008 - 12:00am
December 22, 2008
Pawlenty cuts local aid, programs
ST. PAUL - State budget cuts are under way. So is the anguish. Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Friday drained the state's budget reserve and...
December 22, 2008 - 12:00am
November 14, 2008
Letter: Joys of shopping local
To the editor, It is always a pleasure for my husband and me to shop at Terry's Ace Hardware in downtown Rosemount. We have found that it pays to shop local. One gets excellent service as soon as we enter their doors. Friendly associates help us. You recognize them because...
November 14, 2008 - 12:00am
September 11, 2008
What do you want to ask the candidates?
With the fields set for this year's local elections the Independent is in the process of putting together our usual voter's guides. We've got some questions we'd like to see candidates answer, but we also want to give our readers a chance to have a say. So, how about it? Do you have...
September 11, 2008 - 12:00am