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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Star Wars Extravaganza drew more than 1,000 people to the Rosemount Community Center Jan. 17. The event featured a variety of activities including make-your-own droid, Legos, light saber fun and...
A teen who was reported missing after she didn't return home from school Jan. 14th has been found. Rosemount Police Chief Mitch Scott said Breanna Meyers contacted her family late...
This past summer John Sheehan published his first novel, The Fifth Seed. Already, the Farmington resident has several more books in the works. Finishing his first book was a labor...
For the last several years, the Rosemount City Council has established a list of legislative priorities. It’s a sort of wish list of things the council hopes state lawmakers will and won’t do. On Monday night, the city council sat down to discuss its 2015 priorities during their work session. Some items, like improvements to Highway 52, jumped over from the 2014 list.
When asked how he feels about the upcoming Star Wars Extravaganza , organizer John Loch responded, “darn good.” As things fall in line, Loch believes the 2015 Star Wars Extravaganza will be another great event. This year’s event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Rosemount Community Center. Attendance is free.
Kaitlyn Stock has a dream to one day open up a shelter for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. It’s a noble dream, especially considering Kaitlyn is...
For more than eight years, the Birtzer brothers — Shane, Luke and Clint — and the Moravec brothers — Jesse and Ethan — have entertained crowds throughout the Midwest as Sawtooth Bluegrass Band. This fall, though, brought changes. For one, banjo player Shane Birtzer decided to step away from music to concentrate on his career. He played his last show with the band Oct.
The site of the new activity center and senior housing project on the corner of Highway 3 and 143rd Street is tight now, and as more equipment and building materials...
This past November, Kim Flynn flew to Austin, Texas for her first film Festival. She wanted to see a film called Amira and Sam because one of her favorite actors, Paul Wesley , is in it. “I absolutely loved it,” said Flynn of the film. The film tells the story of Sam, an Army veteran who is trying to readjust to life in the United States after deployment. He meets and falls in love with Amira, an Iraqi immigrant who is on the verge of deportation.
Sitting through the Robert Trail History Book Club’s monthly meetings, Keith Reed noticed a funny group dynamic. He marveled at the different personalities in the group and the way they interacted with one another. As he’s wont to do, Reed started to develop a mystery out of it. The end result is Reed’s new play, Murder by the Book. The world-premiere performance of Murder by the Book will be put on for the Rosemount Area Arts Council’s annual Mystery Dinner Theater at 7 p.m. Jan.