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May 16, 2019
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Rosemount residents invited to rec center open house
May 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
The Dakota County Government Center. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Transit study receives mixed reception
May 16, 2019 - 11:00am
May 14, 2019
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UMore Park was pitched as potential landing spot for Amazon's second headquarters
May 14, 2019 - 9:21am
May 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, at far left, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, left, and House Speaker Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, share a laugh at the Governor's Fishing Opener on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Albert Lea. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders net walleye, fail to reel in budget deal
May 11, 2019 - 3:12pm
May 9, 2019
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a meet and greet at Angry Inch Brewing in Lakeville, Minn., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. O'Rourke's shirt is wet from the time that he spent taking photos with those who waited outside in the rain for him to arrive. The venue was at capacity. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Beto O'Rourke draws crowd of all ages in Lakeville
May 9, 2019 - 9:13am
May 2, 2019
New playground equipment for Winds Park in Rosemount was approved by Rosemount City Council and will be installed this spring. Image courtesy of Rosemount Parks and Recreation
Winds Park will see new colorful playground equipment this spring
May 2, 2019 - 5:00am
May 1, 2019
Dakota County's jail transportation pilot ends
May 1, 2019 - 6:00pm
Rick King, Chief Operating Officer of Thomson Reuters and chair of a special review of the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System, suggests that the state drop the system and purchase a packaged software system to replace it Wednesday, May 1, at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Expert group says Minn. should scrap MNLARS, buy new system
May 1, 2019 - 4:19pm
April 29, 2019
The empty commercial building that was home to the former Applebee’s restaurant in Rosemount will open and a contract is in place, but it may not reopen as a restaurant. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
National site selectors tour industrial UMore land
April 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
Rep. John Huot, DFL-Rosemount, talks at a town hall April 27, 2019. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Clausen, Huot talk wide range of issues at town hall
April 29, 2019 - 4:25pm
April 25, 2019
Kim Westra asked Rep. Angie Craig about her plans to improve election security. Jackie Renzetti / Rivertown Multimedia
Mueller report, health care underscore Angie Craig town hall
April 25, 2019 - 5:11pm
April 24, 2019
The Dakota County Government Center. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
Dakota County Board: Grant plan discussed, road project pushed back
April 24, 2019 - 8:00pm
April 18, 2019
Dakota County Board of Commissioners Chair Liz Workman addresses the crowd at the State of the County address on April 17, 2019. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia
Workman touts SMART Center and highlights existing challenges at State of the County
April 18, 2019 - 4:00pm
Dakota County partners with Lyft
April 18, 2019 - 5:00am
April 17, 2019
Minnesota U.S. Rep. Angie Craig spoke at the 2019 Rosemount State of the City on April 16 in the community center and introduced Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste who shared the city’s achievements and forecasted growth. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
Growth and quality of life are topics at Rosemount State of the City address
April 17, 2019 - 10:10am