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Marching Irish earn class championship at national competition
Student history projects will help celebrate 100 years of Rosemount High School
Dakota County Historical society seeking stories from World War I era
Volunteers team up to conserve space along Mississippi River
Independent Town Pages Election Guide: Rosemount City Council, Dakota County Board of Commissioners
crime and courts
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football, Week 8: Irish upset No. 2 North in triple OT for sub-district title
Girls soccer: Irish qualify for first state tournament in 19 years
Girls soccer: Irish one game from state
LaComb sees first play come to life
Vet uses metal art to give back to service members
RHS student earns Eagle rank
Senior food program seeks more participation
Laps for Lars
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Fischer
Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
Forum Communications Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter: Youth in politics
Letter: Democrat candidates are unethical, untrustworthy
Letter: Clausen unwavering in support for children with autism
Letter: Vanessa Demuth cares about water quality in Rosemount
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May 4, 2012
District Republicans choose Hall, Wills for legislative races
District 57 Republicans will back two candidates with current ties to the Minnesota legislature in local House and Senate races. In a decision delayed a month due to the unexpected retirement by current Senator Chris Gerlach and the decision of Rep. Kurt Bills to run for U.S.
May 4, 2012 - 1:22pm
April 28, 2012
District 57 GOP endorses Hall, Wills in state legislative races
Senate District 57 Republicans have chosen Pat Hall and Anna Wills to fill out its list of candidates for this year's elections. Both were endorsed on the first ballot at an endorsing convention that started at 8:30 Saturday morning at Rosemount Middle School. Hall will face off...
April 28, 2012 - 7:38pm
March 30, 2012
Santorum emphasizes conservative values at Hudson rally -- videos attached
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited the Hudson Golf Club Friday and emphasized the need for a conservative candidate to challenge...
March 30, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 19, 2012
District 57 Democrats choose legislative candidates at convention, Republicans choose to wait
One side of the ballot is set in next November's election for Rosemount's seats in the Minnesota legislature, but voters will have to wait a...
March 19, 2012 - 1:53pm
March 8, 2012
Rosemount state Rep. Bills announces run for US Senate
After two years on the Rosemount City Council and a little more than a year in the Minnesota House of Representatives, Kurt Bills once again...
March 8, 2012 - 10:17am
Four incumbents easily win reelection in District 196 board race
With much of the tension from Tuesday's school board election gone early, board members and district staff spent as much time checking in on levy questions in other districts as they did tracking their own returns.
November 8, 2011 - 9:44pm
August 25, 2011
Candidate declares for county board race
Hastings City Council member Mike Slavik announced Tuesday morning he will run for the Dakota County Board of Commissioners.
August 25, 2011 - 12:25pm
February 15, 2011
Governor Mark Dayton releases proposed budget
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton wants to preserve state aid to local communities while raising taxes on the richest Minnesotans and increasing education spending in a budget proposal he released this morning. The Democrat's total budget plan for the next two years would be $37 billion,...
February 15, 2011 - 11:42am
January 27, 2011
Kearney has some learning to do
Matt Kearney has a lot of learning to do in the coming weeks. Rosemount's newest city council member will start his term Feb. 1 and right away...
January 27, 2011 - 10:49am
January 20, 2011
Council appoints Matt Kearney to serve remainder of term
The Rosemount City Council conducted a second round of interviews Wednesday night and ultimately chose Matt Kearney to serve the two years remaining...
January 20, 2011 - 9:38am
January 19, 2011
Council will conduct second interviews tonight
Matt Kearney, Pamela VanderWiel and Robert Leuth will interview with the city council tonight. The three finalist for the vacant city council position will have one more chance to make their case for the position. The special meeting will begin at 6 p.m. During the first half hour...
January 19, 2011 - 11:35am
January 15, 2011
City council whittles field to three candidates for vacant seat
After a final morning of interviews the Rosemount City Council whittled down a field of 18 applicants to three in its efforts to fill its vacant seat. Matt Kearney, Pamela VanderWiel and Robert Leuth will interview a second time for the seat. To narrow the field each city council...
January 15, 2011 - 1:28pm
January 13, 2011
Letter: Unhappy with the appointment process
To the editor, The administrative workings of Rosemount never cease to amaze and disappoint. I recently caught a re-run of the film adaptation of George Orwell's novel, 1984, on TV and was chilled at how similar the scenarios were to those in our town. In the story, there is both...
January 13, 2011 - 11:20am
Council members share thoughts on interview process
Choosing a new council member to serve the remaining two years of new Minnesota Rep. Kurt Bills term is a big task. Eighteen people applied for the position and the current council members are charged with interviewing them and choosing the replacement. "We are blessed to have so...
January 13, 2011 - 11:13am
January 10, 2011
School board will discuss middle school changes tonight
The District 196 School Board will handle organizational matters, talk about its budget and take action on a proposed overhaul of the middle school program at its meeting tonight. The school board will start tonight's meeting the same way it starts the first meeting of every year:...
January 10, 2011 - 12:08pm