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Rosemount hires firm to find next administrator
Attendance areas to be reset for new elementary school in District 196
Rosemount's ACT scores better than state average
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
crime and courts
With heavy hearts, Pipers defend Class A state title
Girls soccer: Irish breeze through first two opponents
Boys soccer: Irish play to tie, 2-1 loss in opening week
Girls tennis: Ramesh, No. 2 doubles win against Sabers
Volleyball: Irish sweep first match at Breakdown Side Out Showcase
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
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Chuck Brooks: Good teachers are always working
Pat Rupp: So you want to be on the school board?
Kim Ukura: Jumping into a new community
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
Deanna Weniger: Pinterest fail
Real Estate Showcase
October 9, 2014
Forum Communications endorsement: Johnson's priorities would improve Minnesota's economy
Republican Jeff Johnson has the tools and temperament to be an effective counterweight to Minnesota’s DFL-dominated Legislature. He should be elected governor, replacing Mark Dayton, who has not demonstrated the convictions or leadership Minnesotans expect from the state’s chief...
October 9, 2014 - 10:56am
October 2, 2014
Letter: Teacher supports Packard
To the editor, I am a public school teacher and I am excited and proud that our legislature made education a top priority this year. With new legislation, the state of Minnesota is back on track to having the best public school system in the United States. Students are going...
October 2, 2014 - 1:52pm
Letter: Wills supports free-market healthcare
To the editor, If the disastrous website rollout, thousands of people losing insurance, and the withdrawal from MNSURE (Minnesota’s Obamacare) of the program’s most popular insurance carrier haven’t caused enough pain from the failed program, there’s more pain to come....
October 2, 2014 - 1:50pm
Letter: Packard will represent Rosemount well
To the editor, Denise Packard, my former neighbor, is running for State Representative of House District 57B (Coates, Rosemount, Apple Valley) and I am proud to endorse her. As displayed on her excellent website, there is proof that she is a caring and organized person...
October 2, 2014 - 1:47pm
Chamber aims to educate through candidate forums, breakfast series
There’s no doubt politics influences business and to that end the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce wants to make sure the business community is educated and actively involved in the political process. Over the course of the election season, the Dakota County Regional...
October 2, 2014 - 1:14pm
September 18, 2014
Cities looking for election judges
City of Farmington executive assistant Cindy Muller is looking for a little bit of help from the community these days. She’d like to round up 80 or so residents who would like to serve as judges for the Nov. 4 general election. And she’d like to have them lined up by next...
September 18, 2014 - 2:15pm
August 28, 2014
Letter: Obermueller listen to the people he serves
To the editor, It’s August. That’s called “dog-days” in Washington, where people in Congress go home to meet the people in town hall meetings, listen to ideas and complaints and gear up to run for re-election. Unfortunately, that’s not the case in the “safe”...
August 28, 2014 - 10:38am
August 21, 2014
Editorial: Recount decision makes sense
There were some legitimate reasons for Jamal Abdulahi to request a recount in last week’s Rosemount City Council primary. He had finished tied for fourth in a contest that would send four candidates to November’s general election. Abdulahi ultimately lost the election on...
August 21, 2014 - 12:20pm
August 20, 2014
Guest column: Jamal Abdulahi explains recount decision
I had the great pleasure and experience of running for Rosemount City Council. I met many new people and had lots of meaningful conversations with residents about the future of our city. I would like to share some of the things I learned. I learned that the ideas and values...
August 20, 2014 - 10:29am
Nowlin wins coin toss, place on the November ballot
With the flip of a coin, Alba Nowlin won the last spot on the November ballot over fellow city council candidate Jamal Abdulahi. The Rosemount City Council met early Aug. 15 to canvas the primary election results. The primary was held Aug. 12 and whittled down the city council...
August 20, 2014 - 8:16am
August 14, 2014
Schouweiler receives public health award
Dakota County Commissioner Nancy Schouweiler is being honored by the Minnesota Department of Health with the 2014 Award for Outstanding Dedication to Local Public Health. To be eligible for the award, a nominee must have demonstrated outstanding dedication by either providing...
August 14, 2014 - 11:17am
July 31, 2014
Rosemount City Council candidate profiles
Five candidates have filed to fill two available seats on the Rosemount City Council. Only four can advance to November’s general election. Rosemount voters will narrow the field in an Aug. 12 primary, so to help residents have a better idea who is looking for their support, we...
July 31, 2014 - 10:56am
Voters face primary choices Aug. 12
It’s time once again for eligible voters to participate in some democracy. The 2014 primary election will be held Aug. 12. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. The primary election allows voters to decide which candidates will represent their political party in...
July 31, 2014 - 10:24am
June 6, 2014
Five file for city council positions
Five Rosemount residents have thrown their name in the hat for two city council seats and one for mayor in this year’s election. Incumbent Bill Droste is the only candidate to file for the mayor’s race. Droste is running for his fourth term. The city council field...
June 6, 2014 - 11:50am
June 3, 2014
Last day to file for Rosemount city council races
The filing period to run for Rosemount Mayor or city council ends at 5 p.m. June 3. In 2014, elections will be held for the mayor’s seat and two city council seats. For mayor, incumbent Bill Droste is the only person who has filed. For the two open council seats, incumbent Mark...
June 3, 2014 - 12:44pm