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Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
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New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
The science of winter: Ice more complex than just frozen water
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Minnesota hero Jessie Diggins, and her mom, talk about the skier's historic golden moment
Irish round-Up: Irish boys' hockey earn a three seed; Girls basketball hitting its stride
Irish swimming splits last two meets of the season
Passeri and Schlie headed to state gymnastics
'It feels unreal': Minnesota's Diggins sprints to long-awaited gold in cross-country
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
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'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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Providing quality care: Local dentists merge practices at Summit Dental
Independent Town Pages office to close, but commitment to readers, local news remains steadfast
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
Terry's Hardware bids Rosemount goodbye
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school district 196
April 6, 2013
District 196 seeks donated band instruments
Since 2007, Independent School District 196 has collected gently used band instruments through a program called Band for All. To date, approximately 600 students have been able to participate in the instrumental music program because they had access to a donated instrument through...
April 6, 2013 - 8:00am
March 14, 2013
Kelly-Carrol earns award
Rosemount High School special education department chairperson Maureen Kelly-Carroll received a District 196 Outstanding Service Award. Kelly-Carroll is one of six district employees to receive this award and will be recognized at the district's annual Partners in Education banquet...
March 14, 2013 - 1:22pm
Budget news is good for 196
State budget forecasts are looking rosier than expected, but there could still be cuts in the future for the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District. Finance director Jeff Solomon presented school board members with budget projections Monday that included better-than-expected...
March 14, 2013 - 1:09pm
Little locally in District 196 capital budget
There is $9,000 for folding chairs, a table saw and a few other expenses at Rosemount High School in a preliminary version of Independent School District's capital expenditure budget, but not much else for Rosemount schools. The District 196 School Board took a first look at the...
February 14, 2013 - 10:46am
District 196 will look into its future
Independent School District 196 is taking a long-term look into its future in the interest of being better prepared for what is to come. The district has hired former Minnesota State Demographer Hazel Reinhardt to conduct demographic and housing studies it hopes will provide a clearer...
February 14, 2013 - 10:01am
February 7, 2013
School calendars set for next two years
The District 196 School Board has set its calendars for the next two school year. The board approved calendars for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years at a workshop meeting Monday after reviewing them at a meeting earlier this month. Both calendars include the start of school...
February 7, 2013 - 11:53am
January 31, 2013
Changes in the works for safety plans
Changes could come to improve security in District 196 school buildings. District staff, administrators and school liaison officers have met several times since the Dec. 14 shooting in Newtown Conn. To talk about whether the district needs to change its policies to help keep students...
January 31, 2013 - 10:52am
January 17, 2013
Duchscher elected school board chair
Rosemount resident Rob Duchscher was elected chairperson of the District 196 School Board for 2013 at the board's annual organization meeting Jan. 7. This will be Duchscher's fourth year as chairperson during his 13 years on the board. He was first elected in 1999 and previously served...
January 17, 2013 - 8:00am
January 10, 2013
Give input on social studies curriculum
The District 196 Teaching and Learning Department has scheduled a public hearing from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at the District Office in Rosemount to take public comment on the K-12 social studies curriculum area that is currently under review. District residents and employees...
January 10, 2013 - 11:34am
December 21, 2012
Magnet, Kindergarten Plus enrollment starts soon
Applications will be accepted through 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, for enrollment in 2013-14 at the three elementary magnet schools in District 196 and the optional Kindergarten Plus program that is offered at all elementary schools in the district. Information on both programs was mailed...
December 21, 2012 - 8:00am
December 20, 2012
Wrapping up the Christmas spirit
Volunteers with Moms and Neighbors wrapped gifts on Sunday afternoon.
December 20, 2012 - 12:01pm
December 14, 2012
Residents named to new legislative committee
The first members of the new District 196 Legislative Advisory Council were appointed by the School Board at its Nov. 19 regular meeting. The purpose of the LAC is to increase citizen participation in the legislative process and community understanding of legislative issues and...
December 14, 2012 - 8:00am
December 13, 2012
Editorial: Find a good replacement for the inventors' fair
We will admit being more than a little bit disappointed when we learned that Independent School District 196's inventors' fair would not take place in January as it has for as long as we can remember. The fair, at which fourth and fifth graders in the district's gifted-and-talented...
December 13, 2012 - 1:05pm
Reinventing the inventors' fair
The inventions on display in the Shannon Park Elementary School library offer an interesting glimpse into what's important in the life of a typical...
December 13, 2012 - 12:15pm
School taxes will go down for residents
Independent School District 196 has continued its trend of shrinking levies. At its regular meeting Monday night the District 196 School Board approved a $73,784,528 levy for taxes payable in 2013. That is down 2.72 percent from last year's $75.85 million levy and down $5.6 million...
December 13, 2012 - 11:41am