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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.
A single engine plane piloted by a Rosemount resident had to land without its gear late Friday evening at the Red Wing Airport. The plane, piloted by Steve Hiltner, 30, was attempting to land when the landing gear had reportedly failed. The plane skidded down the runway coming to a stop in the middle. Neither Hiltner nor his passenger, Corey Stever of St.
A one-car rollover accident is slowing traffic on Highway 52 just north of County Road 42 Monday morning. The accident occurred shortly before 10 a.m. The State Patrol was on the scene.
The Rosemount girls hockey team nearly pulled off an upset of No. 1-seeded Eagan in the Section 3AA tournament Wednesday night. The Irish carried a lead into the final minute of regulation, but the Wildcats scored a late equalizer and netted the game-winner in overtime to advance with a 5-4 victory over their South Suburban Conference rivals at Eagan Civic Arena. For the full story, check out next week's print edition of the Town Pages.
January 14 Theft, motor vehicle damage, 14800 block of Camero Lane Driving after cancellation, 160 Street East and Barbara Avenue Assault, fifth degree, commits or attempts harm, 3300 block of 142 St.