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Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Hastings day care center settles with state following several violations
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
crime and courts
Rosemount Irish girls' swimming and diving takes fourth at state
Rosemount girls' hockey starts 1-2
Irish athletes sign collegiate letters of intent
Rosemount football falls to Minnetonka
Skill, not luck, of the Irish? Rosemount swimmers win 7th-straight conference title
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Sarah and Rodolfo Soria
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Jeremy Clegg
Wells Fargo Bank vs. Lynn Rathbun
Dakota Cty. AFB Western Service Center, Juvenile Service Center
Dakota County AFB 2017 Galaxie Library Renovation
JoAnn M. Rechtzigel
Gerald "Jerry" L. Sacks
Marlin W. Rechtzigel
Sharon Ann Priebe
Chuck Brooks Viewpoint: Not too early to talk Christmas films
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Help start the holiday season, send off the RHS marching band
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Viewpoint: RHS Marching Band deserves our pride and thanks
Letter to the editor: Huusko is good for our schools
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February 6, 2009
29 years enough for O'Leary
A call coming over the radio beckoned officer Jim O'Leary away from this interview. A day away from retiring the longtime Rosemount Police officer was still taking calls. It's the way he prefers things. After 29 years in the department O'Leary is retiring. It's going to be hard...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
December 23, 2008
Viewpoint: If you think drunken driving doesn't impact Woodbury, think again
Beginning Dec. 4, law enforcement officers throughout Washington County stepped up DWI enforcement efforts in a "Safe & Sober" campaign that continues throughout the holiday season. Perhaps you read about the campaign in an article published a few weeks ago in the Woodbury Bulletin....
December 23, 2008 - 12:00am
December 18, 2008
Hastings officer arrested on child porn charges, allegedly searched while on duty
New information released by the Wisconsin Department of Justice revealed that the Hastings police officer accused of possessing child pornography...
December 18, 2008 - 12:00am
December 16, 2008
Superior, Wis., standoff ends in arrest of two Minnesota men
Superior police arrested two Minnesota men after standoff on Ogden Avenue early this morning. At about 12:15 a.m. this morning an officer from the Superior Police Department was flagged down by a female in the 1800 Block of Ogden Ave. The female reported to the officer that a man...
December 16, 2008 - 12:00am
November 18, 2008
12-year-old charged with 1st degree sexual assault
A 12-year-old Rosemount boy has been charged with first degree sexual assault. Rosemount police chief Gary Kalstabakken said the boy allegedly assaulted a 6-year-old female family member several times over a three-year period. Police began investigating the case Oct. 30. Because...
November 18, 2008 - 12:00am
September 26, 2008
Tabaka took long route to RPD
Tony Tabaka didn't know right out of high school that he wanted to be a cop. In fact, it would take a four year stint in the Marines and trying out some dreams before he decided law enforcement was for him. That is not to say that Rosemount's newest police officer fooled around waiting...
September 26, 2008 - 12:00am
September 16, 2008
Rosemount police officer in the thick of things during RNC
Rosemount Police Sergeant Brian Burkhalter will admit at times during the Republican National Convention things got tense. People were angry and throwing things and the police had to respond the best way they knew how. "It was kind of overwhelming dealing with all the people," said...
September 16, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Police department badges: Now and then
For three years John Hawkins served Rosemount as an auxiliary police officer. At the time there were only two officers, Hawkins and chief Norm Pederson, who worked during the week. "I did it just on the weekends at night," Hawkins said of his time on the department. Using his own...
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
August 21, 2008
Rosemount Town Pages podcast for August 21
This week's podcast is a conversation with John Hawkins, the oldest living retired Rosemount police officer. The police department used his badge this year as the model for a sesquicentennial badge RPD officers will wear all year. The conversation covers that, but it also gets into...
August 21, 2008 - 12:00am
July 25, 2008
New police officer is on the beat
On July 15, Jason Waage stood in front of the Rosemount City Council and took the officer's oath. Supported by his friends, family and comrades the 21-year-old accomplished a dream. He's now a police officer. Although he's the newest officer on the force his face isn't new to the...
July 25, 2008 - 12:00am
July 24, 2008
Rosemount Town Pages podcast for July 24
This week in the Rosemount Town Pages staff writer Emily Zimmer had a story about Rosemount's newest police officer. The story had plenty of good information about Jason Waage, but there were a few things that didn't make it in. If given the choice, for example, would Waage rather...
July 24, 2008 - 12:00am
May 30, 2008
Editorial: Bad acts of one shouldn't spoil reserves' reputation
A police uniform carries with it a certain level of reassurance, even if the person is volunteering his time. That is why the news of sexual misconduct charges against a former Rosemount police reservist are especially disturbing.
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
February 23, 2008
Might as well jump
February 23, 2008 - 12:00am
February 15, 2008
Transition smooth for dispatch at Dakota Communications Center
So far, so good. Six weeks into operations at the Dakota Communications Center, Dakota County's new, central dispatch facility, things seem to be running pretty smoothly. There have been a few hiccups here and there -- firefighters getting "ghost pages" and police officers getting...
February 15, 2008 - 12:00am