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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A couple of weeks ago a friend of mine described me, more or less out of the blue, as huggable. The term took me by surprise."Huggable" not the first adjective I'd use to describe myself. Or the third. Or, like, the 257th. I'd put it somewhere behind "chatty" but still several places ahead of "fully bearded." Huggable might be one of the three least-likely descriptions anyone has ever applied to me.
Wayzata only held the lead for four plays during Thursday night’s season-opening clash between Class 6A powers in Rosemount. Fortunately for the Trojans, one of … Archive Material - Subscription...
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A 36-year-old Rosemount man faces charges of domestic assault, making terroristic threats and interfering with a 911 call following an Aug. 20 incident at a Rosemount home. According to a complaint filed this week in the Dakota County Attorney's office, Michael John Richter pushed his wife into a wall, slapped her alongside the head, then put his hands on her throat and squeezed until she couldn't breathe. He also reportedly told the woman she should sleep well that night because she would not wake up.
An 18-year-old Northfield man has been charged with criminal sexual conduct after he reportedly assaulted a Rosemount teen had been messaging on Facebook. Now police believe there could be other...
A 20-year-old Michigan man has been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct after he allegedly drove to Rosemount and had sex with an underage girl he met online. Zachary Gene...
Class sizes could go up, sports options for ninth graders could go down and the fifth grade band program could go away altogether if voters in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District do not approve a proposed operating levy on Nov. 5.
For all of his 33 years of teaching, Kevin Hanzlik was usually the biggest kid in the room. The longtime Rosemount Middle School teacher, who retired in July, loved interacting with kids. He loved having fun. He loved making kids laugh. Make a kid laugh, he figured, and you can get them to do just about anything. Including learn. Usually, he did. And usually, they did. They learned. They changed. They grew.
This week's Pet of the Week is Piper, a 5- to 7-year-old rat terrier who came to Shamrock Animal Hospital as a stray. Piper is friendly, sweet and energetic and is up to date on vaccines. The adoption fee is $200. For more information on Piper call Shamrock Animal Hospital at 651-423-3565.
There will be four candidates competing for three seats when voters in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District choose school board members in November. All three incumbents who are up for election filed to keep their seats. They will be joined on the ballot by Craig Angrimson. The terms of Art Coulson, Gary Huusko and Mike Roseen all expire this year. All three said early on they planned to seek reelection.