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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
Planning Commission okays CDA townhome complex on Akron Avenue
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
Richard D. Martin, 67
William H. Geraghty, 86
Todd A. Hochsprung, 52
Scarlet A. Wagner, 7
Robert "Bob" Sender, 68
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
December 17, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (Part III)
"What the..." Adam slowly approached the mirror. Feeling unsteady, he braced himself against the vanity. He examined his face like a cat examines the appearance of a Christmas tree into its world. "I have got to be dreaming," he whispered softly. As he took his right hand to his face,...
December 17, 2016 - 5:30am
December 10, 2016
Chuck Brooks: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story (Part II)
Editor's Note: This is the second in a four-part story. To read the first section, see the Dec. 1, 2016 edition of the Independent Town Pages or visit our website, www.rosemounttownpages.com/opinion.
December 10, 2016 - 5:30am
December 8, 2016
Letter: Breakfast with Santa
Thank you to the Rosemount Parks and Recreation once again for a memorable Breakfast with Santa event Saturday. We absolutely love how you have a variety of activities for the children to take part in, offer a simple breakfast that is perfect for anyone of any age, and the photo with...
December 8, 2016 - 12:01pm
December 3, 2016
Chuck Books: 'I Can't Wait': A Christmas story
Hi. I'll make this quick. I only have so much space, and this is going to be the greatest challenge I've given myself with this column. In the next four weeks, you will read a Christmas-themed short story. I have two double-spaced pages maximum each week. That means I have to write...
December 3, 2016 - 5:30am
December 2, 2016
Deanna Weniger: Fly birdie, fly, but parting is such sweet sorrow
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. Similarly, you can lead a high school senior to the next big life choice, but you can't make him leap. However, you can push him. I'm currently in full-on, shoulder-to-the-wheel pushing mode, but my solid rock of a stubborn...
December 2, 2016 - 5:30am
December 1, 2016
Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
The Minnesota Department of Revenue estimates that property taxes could climb $344.3 million statewide in 2017. That would amount to a 3.8 percent increase over 2016. That projected increase is contingent on each and every local government across the state approving the preliminary...
December 1, 2016 - 1:30pm
Letter: Credibility issues with Craig’s campaign ads
There is a serious credibility problem with some of Angie Craig's ads used during her campaign to be our 2nd Congressional District representative. To the informed voter, there has to be profound skepticism regarding the role of a gentleman named Gary Huusko, who played a big role...
December 1, 2016 - 5:30am
Letter: Honored to serve the residents of Rosemount
I wanted to take a moment after the election to thank the residents of Rosemount for coming out to vote, particularly down ballot, for our City Council candidates. I truly value your continuing trust in my efforts to represent all our residents and serving you for a third term. These...
December 1, 2016 - 5:30am
Letter: Thanks for newspaper support of the arts
As Thanksgiving and the end of the year draw near, the Rosemount Area Arts Council would like to thank the Rosemount Town Pages for helping make 2016 another successful year. Without the coverage that you give the arts, we would have a rough time informing the public of the many and...
December 1, 2016 - 5:30am
November 25, 2016
Bill Droste: We are thankful for the volunteers of Rosemount
For most of us, the holidays are a busy time of year. But they are also the perfect time to reflect on those who have helped us in the past year. Those of us in city government have many to thank. They contribute to the high quality of life in Rosemount. We always value the hard work...
November 25, 2016 - 1:30pm
Chuck Brooks: A host of things to be thankful for
It's that time once again for us all to take stock in what it is we're thankful for. It's good to be reminded once a year to take time out to count our blessings. Hopefully, you'll all be with those important people in your life. As for me, I'll be with my three brothers and sister...
November 25, 2016 - 5:30am
November 24, 2016
Kim Ukura: On renovations and refreshing your spaces
I've spent most of my free time in the last four weeks doing home renovations. In late October, I moved into a lovely, split-level townhome with my sister, Jenny. It's set up perfectly for two people — she's setting up on the top level, and I'm settling in on the ground floor....
November 24, 2016 - 5:30am
November 19, 2016
Chuck Brooks: Rivalries on football Sundays, then and now
Being a Packer fan in this state is, at best, difficult. Ironically, when I moved here in July of 1982, I had no passion for any sports. Any. Never. I was the third boy of three kids in a house back in Wisconsin. My oldest brother is seven years older and the next brother is five...
November 19, 2016 - 5:30am
November 12, 2016
Emily Piper: Nearly 500 Minnesota children are waiting for homes
Think of your kids, nieces or nephews or other young people in your life and then think of what they need each day to grow into great adults: care, guidance, stability and unconditional love. Hundreds of children in Minnesota are waiting for families to give them just that.
November 12, 2016 - 5:30am
November 11, 2016
Amy Klobuchar: On Veterans Day and every day, honoring service
Every year, right after Election Day, we gather to honor our veterans. But this year's election was unlike many others. It was contentious. It got ugly. It even tested the bounds of our democracy. So, here we are. On the other side. And after so much focus on what divides us, today...
November 11, 2016 - 12:30pm