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Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
ISD 196 students get iPads for start of school year
Rosemount High’s ACT scores better than state average
Council breathes life into stalled Prestwick Place development
St. Joe's shows appreciation for Rosemount police
crime and courts
Irish celebrate milestone anniversaries at rain-soaked Alumni Meet
Girls soccer preview: Irish have team-first approach
Football preview: Numbers and consistency
Girls cross country preview: Irish will look for right mix of veterans, newcomers
Boys cross country preview: Irish return five from 13th-place state team
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
arts and entertainment
TCF National Bank vs. Driscoll
Vermillion State Bank vs. Obeidzinski
Mortgage Electronic Reg. System vs. Sawdey
Lakeland Mortgage Corp. vs Harrell
Beverly K. Erickson, 73
Carol Hince Hall, 64
Don Davis, 79
Colleen M. Marschall, 86
Steven L. Anderson, 52
Deanna Weniger: A recipe in redundancy
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Editorial: Celebrate diversity in your hometown
Nathan Hansen's column: Goodbye, Independent Town Pages
Chuck Brooks' column: A retiree’s thoughts begin to wander
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February 26, 2010
Your weekend: Fill up on fish Friday at St. Joseph's
February 26 Fish fry The Knights of Columbus will host a fish fry from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 in the St. Joseph Social Hall. February 27 Babysitting clinic Rosemount Parks and Recreation will offer the American Red Cross sponsored babysitting class 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 27. This...
February 26, 2010 - 10:33am
February 12, 2010
Bringing his music to the masses
Nic Stevens has made music his whole life. The son of a music teacher, it's part of who he is. It's the way he communicates his feeling. It's the way he relieves stress. Up until recently though, Stevens pretty much kept his music to himself. In college he made a couple demos but...
February 12, 2010 - 9:55am
February 9, 2010
Losing weight and doing good
If a rapidly tightening waistband isn't enough motivation to lose a few pounds, maybe the opportunity to do some good will be. America's Fitness Center plans to use the next six weeks to whip several of its members into shape and raise money for the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota,...
February 9, 2010 - 1:09pm
February 8, 2010
One hurt in Saturday hit-and-run
A man is in stable condition after being struck by a vehicle and drug for a short distance in the Shenanigan's Pub parking lot Saturday night. Rosemount police chief Gary Kalstabakken said while police are still trying to put the pieces together it appears the victim was struck...
crime and courts
February 8, 2010 - 11:47am
February 5, 2010
'Welcome home' is just the beginning
As the 1,000 or so soldiers with the 34th Infantry Division return from Iraq they will undergo more training. But unlike the training they received...
February 5, 2010 - 2:53pm
Regional park is taking shape
The woods off of Station Trail are quiet on a Tuesday morning. With fresh snow blanketing roads and clinging to branches, signs of recent activity...
February 5, 2010 - 2:46pm
Foreclosures were down in 2009
The number of home foreclosures showed a significant decrease in Dakota County in 2009. It is the first decrease in numbers since 2000, according to information released this week by the Dakota County Sheriff's Office. Whether that downward trend will continue in 2010 is not kno...
February 5, 2010 - 2:34pm
A new name for a changing world
After 40 years of service the Community Action Council has a new name. In January the community service organization became 360 Communities. It will go under the new moniker from here on out. President Mary Ajax said the new name reflects the cyclical relationship between the community...
February 5, 2010 - 2:33pm
Mentoring program builds lasting relationships
For Mike Venner, being a mentor is a long-term commitment. Venner has spent the past 11 years volunteering for Kids 'n Kinship, a Dakota County program that matches adults and families with children who need an adult role model in their lives. His first relationship lasted five...
February 5, 2010 - 2:31pm
February 4, 2010
Third wave of Red Bullls will retun Friday
The third wave of soldiers from the 34th Infantry Division will return home at 6 p.m. Feb. 5. The soldiers have wrapped up a one-year deployment to Iraq. Since May 2009, the 34th Infantry Division provided command and control of military forces in the southern third of Iraq. Headquartered...
February 4, 2010 - 5:39pm
December 7, 2009
Vraa named Minnesota's Mr. Football
Rosemount's Vach Vraa was named Mr. Football for the state of Minnesota at a ceremony on Sunday. The senior wide receiver finished the season with 39 catches for 783 yards and 12 touchdowns during the Irish's 7-4 season. He also played defensive back for Rosemount.
December 7, 2009 - 1:03pm
November 3, 2009
Robbery suspect apprehended
A man suspected of robbing several banks including the First State Bank of Rosemount has been apprehended. On Friday police arrested Steven Lee Olson, 47, after he robbed the Wakota Federal Credit Union. FBI agent E.K. Wilson said Olson was charged in U.S. District Court with one...
November 3, 2009 - 12:24pm
September 4, 2009
Former patients remember Rosemount hospital
Jackie Wolesky-Pedrow and Carol White met under the worst circumstances. Both had polio and were patients at the University of Minnesota Polio hospital in Rosemount. Nearly 60 years later the women, who both have led full, active lives since their time at the hospital, met under...
September 4, 2009 - 10:59am
September 3, 2009
South suburban schools formally announce creation of new conference
As expected, the District 196 schools -- Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan and Eastview -- announced they were withdrawing from the Lake Conference. Along with several current Lake schools, and Prior Lake, the group will create the new 10-member South Suburban Conference beginning next...
September 3, 2009 - 10:58am
August 21, 2009
Library seeks teens for advisory board
The Rosemount Library is hoping to get some input from teens this summer with it's first Teen Advisory Group. With both Rosemount and Farmington involved in the program, the libraries are anticipating a good turn out. The TAG is designed to give teens volunteer opportunities and...
August 21, 2009 - 2:14pm