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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Rosemount will host a summit on the aging mind and other issues facing seniors. L iving Longer: The Power and Possibilities of the Aging Mind will be held from 8...
The Shaffer family has been through a lot in the last five years. That’s an understatement, but it’s hard to adequately describe the turmoil cancer has brought to the family...
The Clubhouse Childcare and Preschool will add to its Rosemount location.
I’ve grown up surrounded by animals. From a young age, I loved dogs, cats, horses, cows, chickens, elephants, komodo dragons, even flying squirrels. Yes, I did once try to convince my parents to let me get a flying squirrel.
It’s not the big things that make Moms and Neighbors so successful. It’s the little things. It’s giving a teen girl a bra that fits. It’s providing a young mother...
If you go to a Twins game this season, you just might see some Rosemount High School students looming larger than life on the big screen at Target Field ...
The salon suite concept is revolutionizing the beauty industry. Eager to stay at the forefront, Sara Nivala has embraced the change and made some adjustments in her own business model. The longtime Nivala and Co. Salon owner unveiled the newly minted Nivala Salon Suites earlier this month. As part of the Nivala Salon Suites family, stylists have their own individualized suites and are their own boss.
Severe Weather Awareness Week reminds us annually that during the spring and summer months the weather in Minnesota can get hairy. According to the National Weather Service , Minnesota experiences an average of 40 tornadoes per year. This year, Rosemount Police Chief Mitch Scott said it’s important residents note that Dakota County has changed its https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/HealthFamily/HandlingEmerg
Covering Rosemount still has its challenges, was the message HealthEast staff shared with the city council. The company, which provides ambulance service to the city, has made strides in getting...
In 2014, Rosemount partnered with Apple Valley, Inver Grove Heights and West St. Paul to create a volunteer program. The aim of the program was to strengthen local services while getting people actively involved in the community. Nearly a year later, volunteer coordinator Diane Erickson feels like the program has accomplished a lot of good. It has a pool of volunteers including seven in Rosemount who contribute hundreds of hours to their communities. “It’s building.