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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
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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
Swim & dive: Irish 10th, Tigers 12th at True Team state meet
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
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Wells Fargo Bank, vs Royce
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Ruth N. Eielr, 98
Margaret F. Enkkeli, 87
Milton W. Dunwell, 90
Margie Janis Olson, 85
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
Letter: Brighter days ahead even in frustrating campaigns
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school district 196
December 16, 2015
Apple Valley slows bus plan
A decision by the Apple Valley City Council has forced the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District to put the brakes on a proposed new bus garage in that city. The district has said moving 84 buses, a little less than half of its fleet, to a more central location would save...
December 16, 2015 - 10:31am
June 25, 2015
ISD 196 recognized for financial reporting
For the 13th year in a row, District 196 has earned the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Association of School Business Officials International. This year’s certificate recognizes excellence in the preparation and issuance of the district’s Comprehensive...
June 25, 2015 - 1:48pm
September 26, 2014
RHS locked down for police search Wednesday
Rosemount High School students were held in their third hour classes for an extra 15 minutes early on the afternoon of Sept. 17 while police conducted a search of the building. Lakeville police chief Jeff Long said the incident started when a Lakeville homeowner reported finding...
September 26, 2014 - 12:04pm
September 11, 2014
iPad rollout begins at Rosemount High School
Mike Floersch’s interest in bringing technology into the classroom goes back a long way. Like, back to middle school. The current Rosemount...
September 11, 2014 - 10:59am
District 196 buys property for bus hub
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District has reached an agreement to buy approximately 8.8 acres of land in Apple Valley for a new transportation hub. The agreement approved Monday night includes a purchase price of $3.60 per square foot. The total price will depend...
September 11, 2014 - 10:24am
August 28, 2014
A long ride for a good cause
Pedaling a bike for more than 300 miles may seem like a daunting task. But when it’s for charity and there are some amazing views along the...
August 28, 2014 - 10:19am
August 21, 2014
School District 196 makes plans for new bus garage
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is making plans for a new, more central bus garage it expects will eventually save it $500,000...
August 21, 2014 - 12:03pm
Schools make room for all-day kindergarten
Elementary schools around Minnesota have more than the usual amount of shuffling to do this fall as they get ready for the return of students. With the Minnesota legislature approving the implementation of all-day kindergarten for all students starting this year, districts including...
August 21, 2014 - 11:48am
August 14, 2014
Fundraising run is back for second tour
In its inaugural year, the Warrior 196 Memorial 5K raised enough money to distribute four $1,000 scholarships to high school students in Independent...
August 14, 2014 - 11:13am
July 31, 2014
District reviews absence policy
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is taking a look at the way it handles absences, detention and suspension with an eye toward keeping kids in class as much as possible. Secondary education director Mark Parr said the district is 90 percent done with a new policy on...
July 31, 2014 - 12:35pm
July 17, 2014
New contract approved for superintendent
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan Superintendent Jane Berenz got a raise from the school board Monday, and the promise of another one a year from now. School board members approved a 2 percent raise for Berenz effective July 1. They also approved a new contract that will go into...
July 17, 2014 - 11:58am
July 2, 2014
ISD 196 Fee Pay system earns recognition
District 196 Director of Finance and Operations Jeff Solomon is one of three school business professionals selected to receive a 2014 Pinnacle of Achievement Award from the Association of School Business Officials International. Solomon was nominated for his work leading to development...
July 2, 2014 - 10:01am
June 25, 2014
iPads may be in 196's future
The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District is laying the groundwork this summer for a future that could include putting an iPad Mini in the hands of most of its students. Earlier this spring, the district formed a series of what it’s calling beta teams to explore the...
June 25, 2014 - 12:32pm
May 8, 2014
Spot open on gifted-and-talented board
District 196 is accepting applications for one elementary school parent position on the district’s Gifted and Talented Advisory Council. Applicants should have a child who is identified for the Gifted and Talented program. The term for this position is for three years, beginning...
May 8, 2014 - 11:41am
April 17, 2014
Districts ready to meet new bullying rules
Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation last week meant to eliminate bullying in Minnesota schools, but big changes are not likely locally. The new legislation, formally known as the Safe and Supportive MN Schools Act, requires schools to record and investigate cases of bullying...
April 17, 2014 - 12:08pm