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Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Food seized from Minnesota warehouse due to infestation of rodents, birds and insects
Fire damages EZ Auto Repair in downtown Farmington
New Girl Scout badges focus on cyber crime, not cookie sales
Graphic video from police squad dash cam shows Philando Castile shooting
crime and courts
Youth sports: 11AAA second at Shakopee; 9AAA first at Woodbury; Rosemount U10 win Bait Bucket; 8U softball first in Rosemount
Regalado, McDonald, Humble finish in top half at state
NHL Expansion Draft: Which Wild player is heading to Vegas?
State track and field: Buchman pulls away in 100 hurdles finals
Bharath brothers return to state
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
People brief: Rosemount sailor appears with Blue Angels
Health column: What role will you play?
Summer concerts pair nature and music
Camp Avanti receives United Way grant
arts and entertainment
JPMorgan Chase Bank vs David Leach
Wells Fargo Bank vs. James Herrera 17-0616-FC01
Wells Fargo Bank vs Farley/Allen
Wells Fargo Bank vs Lotus Howlader 17-0175-FC01
Dakota Cty Trans Dept 97-96 MRRT West Ad for Bid
Alvin G Meyer
Mark G. McGregor
Richard A. Caire
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Chuck Brooks: With age comes wisdom to reflect
Viewpoint: Jazz Blast will blow you away
Viewpoint: Hoping for hugs and tears at year's end
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Brooks: RHS graduation extra special this year
Real Estate Showcase
February 20, 2014
Editorial: Support the food shelf in March
How lean are things these days at Rosemount’s food shelf? Consider the spaghetti sauce. The pasta topping is usually a staple at the food shelf. It’s something they always have in abundance. Except now they don’t. There’s hardly any there. The cupboards might not be...
February 20, 2014 - 12:36pm
February 15, 2014
Andrea Langworthy's column: Happy birthday, Facebook
In honor of its 10th birthday, Facebook sent gifts to its members — a video tableau of photos and most-liked posts from the member’s page, the present is set to music and lasts a minute. Once the gift is opened, recipients can share it with their friends on the social media site. ...
February 15, 2014 - 8:00am
February 13, 2014
Editorial: Keep meetings as open as possible
On Monday night the Farmington City Council and the Farmington School Board both held workshop meetings. Both groups addressed issues that will affect finances and other aspects of the organizations those boards represent. There was an important difference between the meetings, though. ...
February 13, 2014 - 10:40am
February 10, 2014
Student voices: Happiness isn't all about money
About this time last year, when I was a junior in high school, I decided I was really interested in doing PSEO. PSEO stands for post-secondary enrollment option. A couple of my friends chose PSEO and loved it so I got a little more information and eventually decided to enroll. PSEO...
February 10, 2014 - 8:00am
February 9, 2014
Chuck Brooks' column: Getting crafty
I think I have an amusing story to share with you this week regarding crafts. Yes, I said crafts. I have always wanted to be artsy/craftsy. My father desperately wanted me to understand the basic components of a car’s engine, but I wanted nothing to do with anything...
February 9, 2014 - 8:00am
Chuck Brooks' column: Teaching goes beyond what's on the curriculum
It’s finally February. I thought January would never end. In 32 years, I’ve never had to listen to talk of “adding student-contact” days. It’s been surreal on some levels. I’ve heard from some former students who are now freshmen in college, and they can’t believe school...
February 9, 2014 - 8:00am
February 8, 2014
Andrea Langworthy's column: A road to betterment
It’s a little late in life but I am trying to be a more evolved person. With that in mind, as I wrote in a previous column, I watch Oprah’s hour-long “Super Soul Sunday” every week. After each new show, the network airs two hours of previously-shown broadcasts. Ones...
February 8, 2014 - 8:00am
February 7, 2014
Nathan Hansen's column: Nevermind the evil laughter
Bit by bit, room by room, environmental inconvenience by environmental inconvenience, I have begun to exert my control over the weather patterns in my home. It didn’t used to be like this. For most of the six years I’ve owned my house I’ve mostly been happy to take things...
February 7, 2014 - 8:00am
February 2, 2014
Chuck Brooks' column: What was your name again?
I am happy to announce I survived another parent/teacher conference event. Each round gets a little more uncertain for me, however. After 32 years of teaching, the memory banks are full, and they don’t deal well with new information. One of the abilities I used to pride myself...
February 2, 2014 - 8:00am
February 1, 2014
Andrea Langworthy's column: An emotional night
It’s not always a given that my husband and I will watch the Grammy awards show. This year, though, we made it a requirement. Paul McCartney was supposed to perform. Ringo Starr, too. I had read they wouldn’t be on stage together but still, what a thrill. Sunday’s viewing...
February 1, 2014 - 8:00am
January 31, 2014
Nathan Hansen's column: Let me be serious for a minute
I like to make jokes. If you've read this column, you probably know that. Or maybe you didn’t realize I've been making jokes all this time and instead have been checking back each week for trenchant political commentary. If that's the case,I I’m pretty curious about your...
January 31, 2014 - 12:12pm
January 30, 2014
City column: Planned projects will benefit city
This month’s winter weather makes the construction season seem very far away. But even now, in the coldest weeks of the year, the city of Rosemount is busy planning for the projects residents will see under way this summer. Those projects will answer a lot of needs in our community....
January 30, 2014 - 12:19pm
Editorial: Do your part to fight crime
Crime happens even in seemingly quiet suburbs like Farmington and Rosemount. That’s not a surprise. Perhaps slightly more surprising is the idea that crime happens on the scale recorded on the front page of this week’s Independent Town Pages. Over the course of several months...
January 30, 2014 - 12:08pm
January 27, 2014
Kassie Klasen's column: Get rid of things on Craigslist
Most of us have bought something used, whether it is a car, a tractor, a book, it is always a nice affordable alternative to spending big bucks on something new. Well, how many of us have sold something used? Years ago before the internet entered the market of reselling...
January 27, 2014 - 8:00am
January 23, 2014
Editorial: DCTC project worthy of bonding money
Dakota County Technical College creates a skilled work force for our area. Their graduates go on to build our roads, run our trains, transport our goods and provide our health care. As such, we expect the school to deliver the best. This past year, DCTC has completed $7.23 million...
January 23, 2014 - 1:37pm