Skip to main content
Rosemount Town Pages
Minn. roundup: Finalists named for Princess Kay of the Milky Way; teacher dies while on running race along North Shore
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
Police arrest 23-year-old man in connection with Manchester bombing, Islamic State claims responsibility for attack
Dayton, GOP cut last-minute budget deal to set up special session Tuesday
County transportation projects underway for summer
crime and courts
Girls Track and Field: Irish sixth at True Team state meet
Irish close out 6-9 regular season
Track and field: Irish capture first True Team section title since '87
Boys lacrosse: 'No quit' in eighth-ranked Irish
Boys tennis: Three go unbeaten at Irish Invitational
Away they go: Irish Way draws a crowd
PHOTOS: Prom night in Farmington and Rosemount
Garage Sale Map Hunter
Summer festivals prepare for fun
Cassano receives EMS Lifesaver of the Year award
arts and entertainment
RFB VERMILLION RIVER WATERSHED 1305-0024
Townhouses of Shannon Association vs Kelly
AFB LAW ENF CTR WOOD CELL DOOR REPLACEMENT
CB MTG SUM 0502117
MF NWANERI ROTP
Leona Tussing, 82
Kathleen M. Sawczynec, 62
Roger D. Duff, 88
Wayne A. Briesacher, 78
Michael J. Bajunpaa, 42
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Viewpoint: Kick off summer with art, music and dance
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
Pat Rupp: Holding on to signature moments
Real Estate Showcase
April 10, 2014
Walking program pushes fitness
Walking regularly has all sorts of benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can help people maintain a healthy weight, prevent or manage health...
April 10, 2014 - 10:48am
March 27, 2014
Mississippi River Trail is taking shape
Dakota County has been hard at work in recent years to acquire the land it needs to build a 27-mile trail that would stretch from South St. Paul...
March 27, 2014 - 10:50am
Sorgs hope to hold on to land
Bill Sorg said last week he’s doing what he can to prevent Dakota County from taking 77 acres of his land, but he’s not entirely optimistic that he’s going to win. He’s one of three landowners affected by the county board of commissioners’ decision to take land for Spring...
March 27, 2014 - 10:42am
Dakota County makes a deal for Spring Lake Park land
Dakota County and one of the property owners involved in a bitter fight over their land at Spring Lake Park came to an agreement last week. The county’s board of commissioners met in a closed meeting last week to discuss the condemnation case with the family of the late Richard...
March 27, 2014 - 10:39am
March 7, 2014
Residents can have input on park plan
The Dakota County Board of Commissioners is seeking interested applicants to serve on its Lebanon Hills Regional Park 2014 Master Plan Citizen Panel and review specific elements of the park’s draft 2014 master plan to provide comments to the board. The panel — which will...
March 7, 2014 - 8:00am
February 27, 2014
Fight brewing over park plan
Landowners near Spring Lake Park are locked in what has become a bitter fight with Dakota County over their property. The county is planning to take the property by March 31 by using a process called quick take condemnation. The landowners, meanwhile, are doing everything they...
February 27, 2014 - 10:39am
December 19, 2013
Ice rinks open for skaters
This time last year, unseasonably warm temperatures left a big question mark on the outdoor ice rink schedule in Farmington and Rosemount. The warm weather made it hard for parks personnel to pour hard ice, but that’s not the case this year. Farmington’s two outdoor hockey...
December 19, 2013 - 10:22am
Grant will fund Spring Lake Park work
A Conservation Partners Legacy grant of $198,000 will help to restore prairie and woodlands on 88 acres in the Spring Lake Park Reserve in Rosemount. The 2008 Minnesota Constitutional Legacy Amendment increases state sales tax and dedicated new revenue to natural resources,...
December 19, 2013 - 10:13am
August 16, 2013
GB bay has growing 'dead zone' where nothing lives; deadly bat disease creeping closer; 8 more state stories
GREEN BAY -- The Bay of Green Bay has a growing “dead zone” where virtually all fish, worms, and insects cannot survive because there’s not enough oxygen in the water. In a public Web seminar Thursday, Tracy Valenta of the Green Bay Metro Sewerage District said the dead zone...
August 16, 2013 - 8:36am
May 23, 2013
River realignment planned for Spring Lake Park
There have been a number of barge groundings, with the subsequent dredging, in the Mississippi River at Spring Lake Park. The U.S. Corps of Engineering is proposing to cut a new channel realignment of the river near the area to reduce the long-term costs of dredging the existing channel....
May 23, 2013 - 9:21am
March 21, 2013
Dakota County will expand regional trail through Rosemount this year
Currently, the Mississippi River Regional Trail stops at the Rosemount border in Inver Grove Heights, but it's about to get longer. Assuming spring does come to Minnesota, Dakota County will construct four-miles of trail through Rosemount this year. Dakota County senior planner...
March 21, 2013 - 12:20pm
February 14, 2013
Dakota County looking for input on trail alignment through Spring Lake Park
Dakota County is looking for community input on the alignment of a four-mile section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail that is being planned through Spring Lake Park Reserve. The public is invited to an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Schaar's Bluff Gathering...
February 14, 2013 - 10:51am
January 10, 2013
Reservations, ski passes now available for parks
The start of the winter season means Dakota County parks are taking registrations for reservations and selling passes for cross country skiing.. A cross country ski pass is required for all skiers 18 and older on Dakota County trails. The ski pass is required for country ski and...
January 10, 2013 - 11:18am
September 27, 2012
A good year to be a bluebird
It's been a banner year for bluebirds at Flint Hills Resources. Ten years ago a Flint Hills employee installed a few bluebird houses on the...
September 27, 2012 - 9:24am
August 23, 2012
Girls night out with guns
There were a lot of sounds Saturday afternoon at the Dakota County Gun Club. There was the pop of pistols, the comparatively quiet report of...
August 23, 2012 - 11:14am