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There will be smoke in the air Wednesday afternoon near Highway 52, but it's not a reason to panic. Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery will conduct a controlled burn starting at 4:30 p.m. April 4 on some prairie land near one of its administration buildings. The smoke may be visible from the highway. The burn will be overseen by local and state DNR officials as well as by Flint Hills, which owns 1,300 acres in the Pine Bend area.
This past week has been a much-needed break, as spring break finally arrived. Many of my friends traveled to Europe, or went on cruises this year for the break. Unfortunately, I do not get to go anywhere quite as exotic. But I do get to leave Rosemount for a few days for a short trip to Chicago. The main purpose of this trip is to visit colleges. There is a lot of business to get done, but I also expect to have fun exploring the large city. Perhaps the aspect I am most excited for is the method my mom and I chose to travel to the Windy City.
This week's Pet of the Week is Taylor, a 1- to 2-year-old female tabby who wasn't so sure she wanted to have her picture taken. She was left behind with some other animals when her owners abandoned their home in an Apple Valley trailer park. She is shy at first, but she warms up to people and can be very friendly. She is spayed and will be up to date on her shots before she is adopted. Shamrock Animal Hospital is located at 14390 S. Robert Trail in Rosemount. Phone: 651-423-3565
The Rosemount High School girls varsity bowling team is headed to state. The team had recently finished its regular season in first place with an 11-3 record. That gives them an automatic bid to the state tournament April 21 at Park Grove Bowl in Cottage Grove. RHS bowler Emily Rudesill was named first-team all-conference, and Melissa Wucherpfennig was second team all-conference. Danielle Poole and Allison McDonald were voted onto the all honors team. Team members include Poole, Rudesill, McDonald, Wucherpfennig and Emily Huss.
50 years ago From the March 22, 1962 edition of the Dakota County Tribune David Toombs heads Rosemount Businessmen Assn. David Toombs was elected President of the Rosemount Businessmen's Association, March 13 in the American Legion Club Hall. Other officers are Jerome Fluegel, vice president; Lauri Parker, secretary-treasurer.
Last week, my husband and I celebrated 23 years of marriage. We bought a car, too. Sad to say, the anniversary paled in comparison to the new auto. We have been on the retail end of the automobile business for a combined 74 years. For almost all of those years, we have driven company cars called demonstrators. The free car was the reason I applied for the job in the first place. Now, I'm retired and don't even drive anymore. Because it is hard for me to get in and out of cars, my husband, who still works for Chevrolet, tries to get a small sport utility vehicle as a demo.
This week's Pet of the Week Jobe, an adult male cat. Jobe was abandoned with two other cats in Apple Valley. He's a mild mannered feline who would make a good pet. Before adoption he will be neutered and get updated shots. Inquire for cost information Shamrock Animal Hospital is located at 14390 S. Robert Trail in Rosemount. Phone: 651-423-3565
Seven Rosemount High School students have earned the chance to represent their school at the DECA International Career Development Conference the week of April 27 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Four students qualified by finishing first at the recent state conference. John Herron took the title in the retail merchandising category; Dylan Mato and Jason Lamoreaux teamed up to finish first in sports and entertainment marketing; and Sara Devitt finished first in sales demonstration - business to business. Amelia Volkert finished second in hotel lodging management series.
March 17 Pancake breakfast A pancake breakfast will be held for the Rosemount High School Winterguard from 8 to 10 a.m. March 17 at Applebee's. Tickets are available at the door for $10.This fundraiser will help the guard with costs for the season. All RHS band families are encouraged to attend. Square foot gardening John Zweber, Rosemount native and owner of Easy Gardens by John, will present Square Foot Gardening from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. March 17 at Robert Trail Library, 14395 S. Robert Trail.