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Soaring into agriculture
RHS students are merit finalists
Chaos, uncertainty reign as session ends
Hill is Rotary honoree
Dakota County ranks high with its residents
crime and courts
Boys lacrosse: Irish settle for second in SSC
Baseball: 1-2 pitching punch puts end to skid
Boys tennis: Irish tennis bows out in 3AA quarterfinals
Softball: Irish climb back to fourth in SSC
Girls lacrosse: Improved Irish take 6-7 mark into section tourney
Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
Upcoming Events: Memorial Day ceremonies start Sunday
RAAC seeks young actors for upcoming ArtBlast play
Pet of the Week: A bumpy ride
A different kind of obstacle
arts and entertainment
Gale J. Konop, 62
Gayle Draus, 68
Rev. Arthur W. Holmes D.D, 90
Editorial: Highway 3 presents many challenges
Letter to the editor: One Rosemount, or sport vs. sport?
Nathan Hansen's column: My Saturday under water
Chuck Brooks' column: Enjoying the freedom to be sick
Bill Droste's column: City makes new efforts to reach out
Real Estate Showcase
April 25, 2010
Isle Royale wolves dwindling; moose holding on
Wolves on Isle Royale declined 21 percent over the past year due in part to "toxic" inbreeding and battles between packs, while moose on the island continue to feel the effects of a warming climate. That's according to a report released Wednesday from the 52nd annual study of the...
outdoors / News
April 25, 2010 - 9:41am
April 14, 2010
Xcel experience leaves RHS grad speechless
Dan Sederstrom starts with "amazing" when he's asked to describe his night last Wednesday. Then he tries "phenomenal." Then he just gives up. "There's...
April 14, 2010 - 1:22pm
April 7, 2010
Hastings Middle School student charged after flashing gun at school
Hastings Middle School was locked down Monday morning from 10:30 a.m. to a little after noon following an incident involving a student with a handgun. Police were called to the school on a report of a male student who had displayed a handgun in the doorway of a classroom on the second...
crime and courts
April 7, 2010 - 1:48pm
March 19, 2010
Letter: Bills will watch out for residents' money
To the editor, I have watched in dismay and disbelief as our state legislators, including Phil Sterner, 37B House Representative, have ignored basic economic principles in continuing to run up our state's deficit with unsustainable spending. The most recent example of this is the...
opinion / letters
March 19, 2010 - 10:11am
March 15, 2010
Rosemount teen named Miss Teen Minnesota International
How excited is Jenna O'Rourke to be the 2010 Miss Teen Minnesota? Last week the Rosemount High School junior woke up at 3:30 a.m. to have breakfast...
March 15, 2010 - 3:46pm
March 12, 2010
Competition raises money, spirits
The competition was fierce. The contestants were die-hard. And at the end of it all more than 300 people had full bellies and area charities...
March 12, 2010 - 10:01am
March 5, 2010
Hands on at the crime scene
The students in Leigh Anderson's class get to dress up a lot more than their classmates at Rosemount High School. Since classes began last September...
crime and courts / education
March 5, 2010 - 11:23am
March 2, 2010
Public works adds online reporting
In an effort to provide more ways to report issues on city property the Rosemount Public Works department has added an online form to report things like potholes or graffiti. While the system is simple in nature, city staff hopes residents will use the form to report non-emergency...
March 2, 2010 - 10:22am
February 28, 2010
Census takers will come calling next month
With $13,000 per person in federal funding on the line, the Minnesota 2010 Census organizers are gearing up for next month's Census distribution. The Census is nothing new -- it's been around since 1790, and is taken every 10 years. But in Minnesota, this year's Census is particularly...
February 28, 2010 - 8:09am
February 27, 2010
Juvenile prosecutions up in Rosemount, down countywide
Total juvenile crime numbers in Dakota County decreased slightly the same in 2009, while the number of felony level juvenile offenders charged decreased 10 percent - from 260 in 2008 to 233 in 2009. The annual report of juvenile prosecutions handled by Dakota County Attorney James...
February 27, 2010 - 10:12am
February 26, 2010
Girls basketball: Irish snap losing streak
It's been a long time coming for the Rosemount girls basketball team. The Irish's success during the non-conference portion of the schedule has been well documented. They also started 1-1 in Lake Conference action. Since beating Chaska on Jan. 8, it's been a long dry spell. Rosemount...
February 26, 2010 - 10:41am
Wrestling: Irish knocked out of team section
All season long, Rosemount wrestling coach Brett Larson has dealt with the reality of his team's situation this year. Larson wasn't interested in making excuses and didn't want to sugar coat the results. Rosemount knew it was shorthanded this year, having to forfeit two weight classes...
February 26, 2010 - 10:40am
Community of Hope collects crutches for Haiti
Recovery efforts are ongoing for the people of Haiti who were devastated by an earthquake Jan. 12. Hundreds of thousands of people were injured during the earthquake that struck the island nation and for some of them getting the medical supplies they need has been a long time coming. To...
News / religion
February 26, 2010 - 10:25am
RES students raise $3,000 for Haiti
With boxes and jars filled with nickels and dimes, Rosemount Elementary School students have raised $3,000 to go toward American Red Cross relief efforts in Haiti. That's a result that goes well beyond the modest goals ESL teacher Mia Olsen had when she first thought to organize...
February 26, 2010 - 10:25am
Rosemount man faces drug charge following dispute
A 25-year-old Rosemount man might have made a bad situation worse last August when Rosemount police came to escort him out of a house where he was no longer welcome. Police responded Aug. 25 to a report of a fight between two men at a Rosemount home. According to a complaint filed...
crime and courts / News
February 26, 2010 - 10:08am