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Pastor recognized for his work with police
Firefighters focus on fitness
Annual book sale supports library
United Methodist Women salad luncheon serves up community
Police report: April 7 to April 13
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Lose big, win big
Girls track and field: Irish third at Prior Lake
Tennis: Sunkam finishes off tennis win over Hastings
Baseball: Pitchers propel Irish to 3-1
Softball: Irish drop opener, 2-1
arts and entertainment
Jodie A. Rychwalski, 58
Russell E. Kendrick, Jr., 71
Nancy R. Carlson, 96
Harold F. Synstelien, 82
Dennis M. Muhonen, 61
WATER SYSTEM city of Rosemount
PROJECT 32-68 Dakota Co. Transportation
Wells Fargo Bank, vs Bitterly
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, vs Carlsen
SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS Dakota Co Admin
Nathan Hansen's column: Getting a leg up on prom season
Student voices: Choose your own future
Andrea Langworthy's column: Weighty issues
Chuck Brooks' column: The root of all high school evil?
Nathan Hansen's column: On the road to robot rule
February 26, 2010
Rosemount man faces drug charge following dispute
A 25-year-old Rosemount man might have made a bad situation worse last August when Rosemount police came to escort him out of a house where he was no longer welcome. Police responded Aug. 25 to a report of a fight between two men at a Rosemount home. According to a complaint filed...
crime and courts / news
February 26, 2010 - 10:08am
Car care event was a success
Kristin DeJarlais appreciates that someone wants to help take care of her family after her husband, Zack, has been deployed for a year with the...
February 26, 2010 - 10:05am
District makes changes to planned cuts
District 196 school counselors showed up at a Monday night school board meeting to argue against cuts to their program, but it turns out they didn't need to. The law was already on their side. A state law requiring school districts to maintain the effort they put toward counseling...
February 26, 2010 - 9:55am
Mayor prepares for State of the City address
While it's not as nerve wracking as it once was, giving the State of the City address still can bring on the butterflies for mayor Bill Droste. But he takes his time to prepare and when the time comes he's always ready. On March 9, Droste will give his eighth address.
February 26, 2010 - 6:56am
February 25, 2010
Three middle school sports targeted for elimination
Football, baseball and softball players at Rosemount Middle School will have to find new teams for the 2010-11 school year. A task force formed last August to study middle school sports has recommended responsibility for those sports be shifted to community athletic organizations...
February 25, 2010 - 1:12pm
February 23, 2010
County board appoints chief deputy as interim sheriff
In the end there was no surprise appointment. At its regular meeting Tuesday, the Dakota County Board of Commissioners, on a unanimous vote, appointed Dakota County Chief Deputy Dave Bellows sheriff, replacing Don Gudmundson, whose resignation is effective Sunday. The board also...
February 23, 2010 - 10:29am
February 21, 2010
Legendary broadcaster coming to library
Ray Christensen doesn't do a lot to promote his books anymore. The longtime voice of University of Minnesota Gophers football and basketball wrote them years ago and doesn't give either much thought. But Christensen does like to talk with people, so when he was invited to speak...
February 21, 2010 - 7:22am
February 20, 2010
City should weather state cuts well
While other cities are bracing for impact, the city of Rosemount won't feel much effect of budget cuts proposed by Gov. Tim Pawlenty Monday. City administrator Dwight Johnson said the city had anticipated the loss and that the cuts should not change anything for this year's budget....
February 20, 2010 - 10:28am
City gets help with park and ride
The city of Rosemount got some help from the Dakota county Community Development Agency to enhance a park-and-ride facility that the city plans to build. On Feb. 9 the board of the Dakota County Community Development Agency approved Rosemount's request for $250,000 to provide enhancements...
February 20, 2010 - 10:20am
February 19, 2010
Girls basketball: Irish losing skid reaches five
Rosemount girls basketball coach Sam McDonald likely isn't looking ahead to the section tournament, but if he's lucky there won't be many Lake Conference teams awaiting him when he gets there. It seems like a long time has passed since the Irish were 9-2 and 1-1 in the Lake Conference...
February 19, 2010 - 10:36am
Swimming: Irish win second straight Lake title
With a second straight Lake Conference title on the line, Rosemount boys swimming and diving coach Jim Ertl knew his team would be focused. If...
February 19, 2010 - 10:34am
County sheriff will step down early
Don Gudmundson plans to leave earlier than expected. The Dakota County Sheriff announced last September he would not seek a fifth term, choosing to retire at the end of 2010, but Gudmundson announced in a memo to the Dakota County Board of Commissioners last week he plans to leave...
February 19, 2010 - 10:29am
New program aims to help soldiers adjust to home life
Denny Shields knows what it's like to transition from military to civilian life. The former colonel did it himself about three years ago. While he had a pretty easy transition, he knows it can be difficult for some and he wants to help in any way he can.
February 19, 2010 - 10:26am
RHS class lets kids teach kids
Lexi Johnson went through drug education classes when she was a sixth grader at Rosemount Middle School, but she doesn't remember them being...
February 19, 2010 - 10:23am
He's taking over the family restaurant
Mike Hernandez has worked at Reno's Pizza since he was 13 years old. The longtime pizza shop belonged to his grandparents Gene and Sandra Capocasa,...
February 19, 2010 - 10:15am