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The city of Rosemount held its annual recognition of volunteers at its meeting Tuesday night. The city recognized several hundred Rosemount residents and others who give their time to make the community a better place. The city holds the event each April as part of national Volunteer Appreciation Month. Council members gave the volunteers a standing ovation.
Rosemount High School choir teacher Steven Albaugh is one of 10 teachers named as finalists in the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year program. A selection panel of 25 leaders in the areas of education, business, government and non-profits selected the finalists from a group of 39 semifinalists.
March 18 Steven Harry Kirchner, 27, of Farmington, was cited for disorderly conduct. David William Strese, 24, of Rosemount, was cited for disorderly conduct. March 20 Michael Jay Kane, 54, of Apple Valley, was cited for driver's license violation and third degree DUI. Trapper Joseph Waleski, 32, of Red Wing, was cited for possession of a controlled substance. Aleczander Anthony Wilkinson, 18, of Rosemount, was cited for possession of a controlled substance. Ryan Wayne Lewis, 34, of Minneapolis, was cited for domestic disturbance. March 21 Lucas Jon Simonson, 18,
March 18 Property damage motor vehicle accident, McAndrews Road and South Robert Trail Criminal damage to property, value from $1 to $500, 14500 block of Shannon Pkwy. Identity theft, 2700 block of 134 St. W Fifth degree assault, attempt or threaten harm, 2800 block of 145 St.
20 years ago From the March 25, 1993 edition of the Farmington Independent and the March 26 1993 edition of the Rosemount Town Pages Whittle up and running at FHS Whittle Communications has finished installing the television sets and other necessary equipment but the initial program, discussed prior to the installment, will not be in full swing until next fall.... And now that it is installed, (FHS principal Tom)Rolloff hopes to utilize the program and its features as much as po
Emergency workers in Farmington and Rosemount are equipped to handle a lot. They're well prepared to take care of the kinds of situations they are likely to encounter on a day-to-day basis. Every once in a while, though, something out of the ordinary comes along. Like a man getting trapped in a silo, as happened a few years ago in Farmington.
Mayor Bill Droste will give his annual State of the City address at 7:30 a.m. March 20 at the Steeple Center, 14375. The event will be sponsored by the Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce. Droste will talk about the success of the last year and share the city council's goals for the upcoming year. For more information visit the chamber's website at www.dcrchamber.com .
The Rosemount High School boys basketball team pulled off an upset in the first round of the section tournament Wednesday night. The Irish, seeded seventh, knocked off second-seeded East Ridge 67-62 at East Ridge. Rosemount advances to take on Henry Sibley at 7:45 p.m. Saturday at Burnsville High School. The game will be the second of a doubleheader. The first game will feature Apple Valley against Cretin-Derham Hall. Look for a complete story in next week's print edition.
Classes at District 196 schools have been canceled March 5, due to poor weather and driving conditions. All regularly scheduled classes and School-Age Care are canceled for the entire day, along with several other activities: Early Childhood Special Education and Family Education classes (ECSE and ECFE), Adult Basic Education classes, Community Education daytime and after-school classes, and all elementary and middle school after-school and evening activities. A decision about high school and Community Education evening activities will be made by 3 p.m.
As of the March 7 issue, you will notice some changes to our newspaper. We will combine the news content of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages into one newspaper starting next week. What this means for you is that your paper will be larger, with more news about our two communities. We will not change the way we cover Rosemount, and you can expect the same extensive coverage that we currently provide. The only difference is that the name of the paper will become the Independent Town Pages, and you will also receive news from Farmington.