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Rosemount's veterans' organizations teamed up to hold the city's annual Memorial Day ceremonies Monday. The day started with an event at Central Park and included visits to several area cemeteries. The Rosemount American Legion offered a free lunch afterward.
The Rotary Club of Rosemount's May 2012 Student of the Month is Rosemount High School senior Lydia Karlson, daughter of Tom and Beth Karlson. Karlson earned a 4.0 GPA at RHS while completing six Advanced Placement courses and receiving membership in both the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society. She is one of five valedictorians for the Class of 2012. Karlson has been a choir member since kindergarten, most recently participating in concert choir and earning a superior rating in solo contest, and has played piano for 11 years.
This week's Pet of the Week is Stella, a 1- to 2-year old Catahoula Leopard. She's a sweet dog who is good with kids and other animals. She can jump fences, though, so she needs some training and the right home. Cost to adopt Stella is $290, which will include spay and vaccinations. Shamrock Animal Hospital is located at 14390 S. Robert Trail in Rosemount. Phone: 651-423-3565
Two debate students have received high honors from the National Forensics League. Senior Lisa Beard has been named an Academic All American. This is the second consecutive year a Rosemount student has received the AAA award. Junior Wesley Just has achieved the quintuple ruby Degree of Premier Distinction, the highest student achievement degree the organization awards. He is the first Rosemount student to reach this degree of membership since 2005.
50 years ago From the May 24, 1962 edition of the Dakota County Tribune Judy Hinrichs awarded $1,000 scholarship Miss Judy Ann Hinrichs, daughter of Mrs. Dorothy Hinrichs of Rosemount was the recipient of a $1,000 cash scholarship given by the National President of the American Legion Auxiliary. There are two such scholarships given in the Northwestern Division, which is made up of seven states and are given to daughters of deceased veterans. Under the sponsorship of the American Legion Auxiliary Post No.
Air Force Airman Joseph L. Schwartz graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Schwartz is the son of Julie Crider of Farmington, and Jay Doyscher of Fairmont. He is a 2011 graduate of Rosemount High School.
Rosemount police activity for the week of May 14-19. May 14 Burglary, fourth degree, enter building with intent to commit crime, 14100 block of Abbeyfield Ct. Fire, single dwelling, 3600 block of 146 St.
Rosemount's American Legion is not just a bar and a restaurant, no more than any other Legion club is. It's not just a place for veterans to drink beer and share stories, either. It is a resource for the community, a vital partner in a number of community events and a donor that gives tens of thousands of dollars every year to local causes. That's why we're so happy to hear about the improvements made in recent months at the club.
Rosemount High School held its annual prom Saturday in St. Paul. Students dressed in their finest formalwear or, in one case, an outfit made of duct tape, for the event. The night started with a grand march at which students were introduced to a crowd of parents and friends with cameras. We've got a gallery of photos, but if you've got prom photos you'd like to share you can send them to email@example.com .
Rosemount High School choir students have earned recognition in several forms recently. Seven RHS sophomores and juniors have earned spots on next year's 11th- and 12th-grade Minnesota ACDA High School Honor Choir. Students were chosen based on a recorded audition. They will perform a new major work for choirs Nov. 18 at St.