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Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
Open house on Highway 52 construction March 27
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
Dayton says refusal to send officers to ND not political
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Girls basketball: Lightning strike again in section finals
Basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
CITY OF COATES: 2017 Budget Summary
POSTPONED SALE: Homeservices Lending vs Farley; 16-0267-FC01
AD FOR BIDS: Dakota County Project 97-183
Wells Fargo Bank vs Fowler
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Coles
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Letters: What happened to local government control?; Student loan debt no laughing matter
Real Estate Showcase
April 14, 2013
Chuck's column: Remembering the classics
I amuse myself with desktop patterns. Doesn't everyone? I recently put my winter desktop away and sought something far more fun and indicative of my personality than a snowy landscape. What did I come up with? Cartoon characters. A collage of Hanna Barbera cartoon characters....
April 14, 2013 - 8:00am
April 13, 2013
Andrea's column: Andrea finds no rest for the wicked
Bragging about how little sleep I get by on -- going to bed at midnight and rising at the crack of dawn -- is a thing of the past. Now, if I want to be halfway pleasant and somewhat productive, my perfect sleep number is nine hours. Nine hours elude me, though, so instead of boasting...
April 13, 2013 - 8:00am
April 11, 2013
Nathan's column: How many for an extra life?
I've been hearing a lot lately about Bitcoins, which are a kind of Internet-based money that's real in the same way Kate Upton is really my Internet girlfriend. Which is to say, if I try hard enough I might be able to convince a few nerds, but most of the world will just look at me...
April 11, 2013 - 11:03am
April 8, 2013
Student voices: Live in the moment or look ahead?
There are a lot of things to look forward to in the spring. At the top of my list is graduation. It is something I have been looking forward to for years, but realistically, it has been my main focus this year. Months of looking forward to such events can drag on, but I always...
April 8, 2013 - 8:00am
April 6, 2013
Andrea's column: One step forward, two back
With the cold drawn out winter we've had, Minnesotans are anxious to pack away their thick mittens, hats and wooly coats. Bundling up is a lot of work, isn't it? That reminds me of one of my ideas to save money in the New Year. Friends have recommended I contact the local cable company...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
April 5, 2013
Nathan's column: Do bikini models like pizza rolls?
It's possible that by the time you read this the University of Minnesota men's basketball team will have a new coach. It's also possible bikini model Kate Upton will show up on my doorstep tomorrow, but I'm not going to set out a tray of appetizers just yet. I will do a Google search...
April 5, 2013 - 8:00am
April 4, 2013
Editorial: Workshops move discussion out of the public eye
The Farmington City Council approved a new set of goals Monday night. That's a good thing. A city should have a plan for where it wants to go in the coming years. Listed among those goals is a desire to maintain good communication with residents. That is also good, but it doesn't...
April 4, 2013 - 8:00am
March 31, 2013
Andrea's column: A taxing situation
It's that time of year again. My mind should be on Easter or spring, but the only thing whirling about in my brain is taxes, taxes and more taxes. Not because I don't want to pay them but because I can't stand all the work involved before I write out the check. The dining room table...
March 31, 2013 - 7:29am
March 29, 2013
Nathan's column: A little tournament trivia
One of the best things about the NCAA basketball tournament, which enters its second weekend Thursday, is the way it brings people together. For three weeks, millions of people across the country watch the same games, experience the same emotions, even think many of the same thoughts....
March 29, 2013 - 10:28am
Editorial: Cooperation among cities benefits all
Emergency workers in Farmington and Rosemount are equipped to handle a lot. They're well prepared to take care of the kinds of situations they are likely to encounter on a day-to-day basis. Every once in a while, though, something out of the ordinary comes along. Like a man getting...
March 29, 2013 - 9:56am
March 24, 2013
Chuck's column: Ready for a break
It has finally arrived! Spring break is here! This is the week we all focus on once winter break ends! Yahoo!!!! Ok. I'll give my exclamation points a bit of a rest, but we are all excited about the week to come. Many people in this business and even outside of this business...
March 24, 2013 - 8:00am
March 23, 2013
Andrea's column: Shopping for a good cause
While catching up with friends on Facebook last month, I noticed an off-to-the-side ad for a cute pair of shoes. Red flats with a bow. Seven dollars a pair. What kind of shoes can you get for that price? I wondered. It reminded me of an episode of "That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas. If...
March 23, 2013 - 8:00am
March 22, 2013
Nathan's column: Putting in a personal request
Hello, Winter. It's me. Nathan. I think we need to talk. I can appreciate what you're doing, Winter. You got a bit of a late start last year, and now that you've dug in, you don't want to go. You're like a tick that way, and I can appreciate it. But Winter? I don't much care for...
March 22, 2013 - 8:00am
March 21, 2013
Editorial: Good news in State of the City
It's State of the City season in Farmington and Rosemount. Rosemount mayor Bill Droste was scheduled to give his annual address Wednesday morning, right about the time this issue was going to print. Farmington Mayor Todd Larson will give his next Wednesday. There isn't usually a...
March 21, 2013 - 12:40pm
March 17, 2013
Student voices: Good and bad in last week's snow day
Last week I had the first snow day I have had in a few years. There is this myth that my school district doesn't give any snow days, but that has been proven wrong. In fact, my sophomore year is the only year I can remember in which I did not have either a snow day or a two-hour-delay. The...
March 17, 2013 - 8:00am