Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening.
You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'.
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When the One Tile One Rosemount project started three years ago, artist Carly Schmitt wasn’t married and had no children. A lot can change in three years and beautiful things can be built. For Schmitt it was a family. For Rosemount, a piece of art has been generated from thousands of residents. Since June of 2014, the Rosemount Area Arts Council has been out at as many community events as possible recruiting members of the community to create their own mini masterpieces on one-inch square tiles.
The Rosemount City Council has a list of goals, and one by one as money and opportunity allow, they cross things off the list. On Aug. 10, the council will cross off one more item as they cut the ribbon for a set of new tennis courts in Erickson Park. Construction on the four new courts was completed in the spring.
Bella is a 2-year-old German shepherd/husky mix who was found as a stray. She absolutely loves belly rubs and is good with kids and other dogs. Bella weighs about 50...
The building the Rosemount American Legion Post 65 calls home was built in 1965 and time has started to take its toll. In recent years, the post has had to...
Look around Rosemount right now and there’s development going on everywhere. For new city engineer and public works director Patrick Wrase , that means he had to hit the ground running. Wrase started with the city July 1. In his first four weeks on the job he has been busy getting his head around all the activity. “There’s a lot going on in the city right now. I’ve been trying to accumulate information to get a handle on it.
Since 2007, there has been a Facebook group called, I think there should be a Chipotle in Rosemount . “Cause that would be really awesome,” the group’s description states. Well, it looks as though the group’s 12 members will have their social media pleas answered. On Tuesday, the Rosemount Planning Commission gave its support to a building that will house Chipotle and Arby’s restaurants.
A house fire wasn’t in Jill Stephenson’s plans last week. But if one had to happen, it came at an opportune time, or at least that’s how she feels. Stephenson...
Rosie’s Market will open in the coming weeks and will have all the expected items: gas, coffee, snacks and more. However, store manager Dean Gissleman hopes customers will notice a difference in quality at Rosie’s. “We’re an independent store. We don’t have to abide by anybody’s template,” said Gisselman. Since taking on the project, Gisselman has been adamant that the store, which was formerly a Marathon Station, be a cut above the rest.
Kerstyn Cafarelli has a lot of energy and even more ideas. So when the Rosemount Relay for Life found itself in need of a leader, her energy and ideas just...
July 13 Found animal, 14300 block of Robert Trl. Trespassing, 155th Street East and Angus Avenue Instruction permit violations, Canada Avenue and Robert Trail South Warrant service and arrest, 1800 block of Robert St. Medical crisis, 13400 block of Carlingford Lane Domestic violence, 14300 block of Bayberry Trl. Trespass on school property, 13500 block of Shannon Pkwy. Warrant service and arrest, 150th Street West and Diamond Path July 14 Damage to property, 13100 block of Crolly Path Dog/cat restrain, 145th Street West