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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Last August, Dakota County kicked off a study in which it is reviewing existing and future arterial roadways in the Pine Bend area.
May 4 School bus stop arm violation, 3800 block of McAndrews Road Theft, take or use movable property without consent, Belfast Street Disorderly conduct, 1300 block of 145th St. W. Theft, take or use movable property without consent, 14000 block of Belmont Tr. Disorderly conduct, 12400 block of Blanca Ave. Barking dog, 12200 block of Robert Tr. S. Juvenile, 3700 block of 145th St. W. Noise violations, 14900 block of Chorley Ave. Domestic, child/parent, 3700 block of 145th St.
Farming is a key component of Minnesota heritage. And yet there’s very little written or taught about it.
The intersection of the 142nd Street and Highway 3 can be tricky, especially if you want to head north.
Rosemount pitcher Gabby Sprang tossed a one-hitter and struck out nine in the Irish’s 3-0 shutout win over Farmington last Wednesday. At 11-7 overall and 8-2 in South Suburban Conference play, the Irish are third in the league with games against Lakeville South and Lakeville North to close out the regular season this week. In 96 2/3 innings this spring, Sprang has allowed just three earned runs while throwing seven shutouts and striking out 104 batters.
For the last few weeks, Amy Trowbridge has shared stories from teens Moms and Neighbors has helped. Some of the stories are harrowing, others scary, all are real and happening...
The D akota County Master Gardeners will host their annual plant sale May 16 with one notable change: a new location. This year the 4-H building on the Dakota County...
Fluegel’s Farm, Garden and Pet moved into its new store last week. Half of it, anyway. Staff made the move into the completed section of the store’s new retail building last Monday. On Friday the old store will be torn down and the second phase of construction to complete the new the building will begin. Co-owner Kim Fluegel said they hope the second phase of construction will be complete sometime in July.
Check out this week’s Rosemount Police report and you will notice a lot of theft from vehicle reports, especially on Lower 147th Street. More than a dozen thefts from vehicles were reported last week to the Rosemount Police Department. The thieves took loose change, purses or other easily grabbed items. Police chief Mitch Scott said most of the thefts were crimes of opportunity.
Microbreweries and wineries are popping up everywhere. And the Rosemount City Council wants to make sure it’s positioned to accommodate that type of business if one wants to pop into Rosemount. Last week the planning commission approved changes to city zoning that will allow for alcoholic beverage production establishments in Rosemount.