Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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Rosemount residents will see an increase again this year in the taxes they pay to the city, but they’re still paying about $100 less than they did in 2008. City council members approved a preliminary tax levy of $11,039,302 Tuesday. That’s a 1.95 percent increase from last year’s levy, and combined with increases in property values it adds up an estimated $34 increase in taxes for a $238,250 home, the median value in the city. Finance director Jeff May said there’s no single increase that accounts for the higher tax bill.
The Rosemount City council approved zoning and comprehensive guide plan changes Tuesday that clear the way for the construction of a mosque in the former City Limits bowling alley on Highway 3. Assuming the Met Council gives its OK to the comprehensive guide plan, the property will be sold to the Minnesota Education Trust. The mosque and community center would be operated by the Muslim American Society of Minnesota.
Rosemount's Central Park splash pad was scheduled to close for the season on Monday, but continued warm weather is earning kids a few additional days to play in the spray. The city of Rosemount announced Monday tha the splash pad will stay open until Friday, Sept. 18.
People will do crazy things in the name of getting in better shape. They’ll go on diets where they can only eat kale and raw steak. They’ll take diet drugs...
The Rosemount High School marching band is calling this year’s performance Pedal to the Metal, and the band is hitting its competition season full speed ahead. The Irish will open...
You’re not likely to feel claustrophobic in Sweet Harvest Foods ’ Rosemount offices. There are rows of empty desks on the ground floor of the business park building.
How do you connect an old German mailing label, Rosemount and the aerospace industry? John Loch knows, and he’ll tell anyone who wants to listen Thursday night at the Robert Trail Library. Loch’s talk is the first in a series of bi-monthly history discussions the library and the Rosemount Historical Society will host through the fall and winter.
Students in Rosemount got back to the business of learning Tuesday morning. At Rosemount Elementary School, students went through a lot of getting-to-know-you activities as they prepared for another year...
It’s a staple of small talk this time of year in Minnesota. If you don’t want to talk about the weather or the Twins or astrophysics, you ask, “So, have...
U.S. Rep. John Kline has announced he does not plan to seek re-election in 2016. Kline, a Republican whose Second District includes Rosemount, was originally elected in 2002. He currently is chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee. He also serves on the House Armed Services Committee and previously served on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Committee on Ethics.