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Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
Minnesota roundup: Jury convicts Blaine driver who hit man standing by mailbox
Minnesota roundup: Burglars swipe $30K in tools from St. Paul school's auto shop, principal's car
RHS junior wins logo design competition
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
crime and courts
Baseball preview: Lanoue, Maldonado give Irish strong 1-2 punch
Boys basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Softball preview: Primed for a turnaround
Girls basketball: Lightning strike again in section finals
Basketball: Second-half surge sends Irish to section finals
Carpet care 101: How to refresh after a brutal winter
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
In the air with the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Photos: Hot Air Affair Friday morning launch
arts and entertainment
CITY OF COATES: 2017 Budget Summary
POSTPONED SALE: Homeservices Lending vs Farley; 16-0267-FC01
AD FOR BIDS: Dakota County Project 97-183
Wells Fargo Bank vs Fowler
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Coles
Sandra Elaine "Sandi" Smith, 69
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Letter: Responding to Clausen’s letter to the editor
Chuck Brooks: I wear my sunglasses in winter
Letter: Thanks to the Rosemount community for support
Chuck Brooks: Playing by the rules during Lent
Chuck Brooks: Memories of St. Patrick's Day in Fox Lake resurface
Real Estate Showcase
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
August 9, 2012
Plan for Empire Township park comes into focus
Art, food production and unique camping cabins are the focus of a plan for the first phase of a new Dakota County Park that will start to take...
August 9, 2012 - 10:31am
August 5, 2012
Learn about Whitetail Woods Regional Park Aug. 6
Rosemount residents will have an opportunity to learn about Dakota County's new regional park at a public meeting coming up next week. There will be a meeting from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6 at Lebanon Hills Regional Park Visitors Center to talk about Whitetail Woods Regional Park....
August 5, 2012 - 8:00am
July 19, 2012
A little nature amid suburban chaos
While the rest of Rosemount is busy, Carroll's Woods offers calm and tranquility. The wind rustles through tall trees. A deer passes a well-worn...
July 19, 2012 - 10:09am