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Droste, Weisensel take roles with National League of Cities
Minnesota feels pinch of government shutdown, enters 'uncharted territory'
Workman elected Dakota County Board chair
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GreenCorps members prescribe a low-salt diet for Minnesota waters
Rosemount's Labatte, Doran are Section 3AA Triple "A" Award candidates
Boys' Swimming and Diving: Rosemount wins first meet of 2019
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
Farmington auto repair shop doubles as art gallery
Q&A: It's flu season — here's what you need to know
'Sisterhood' offers empathetic ear following cancer diagnosis
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Rosemount
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Employee charity program raises more than $31,000 for worthy causes
What about those gift cards? Billions of dollars of cards go unused
Dog House opens full-service pet care business in Farmington
A place to stitch and relax: New yarn shop opens in downtown Hastings
Hampton restaurant reopened after fire
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A century of loving life, loving art: Dillon has plenty of parties planned
Column: New year, new resolutions
Letter: Slaten shows his true partisan colors
Editorial: A call for civility on Facebook comments
Viewpoint: Dakota County year in review
Viewpoint: A time of transition
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July 25, 2017
Editorial: Read, debate with an open mind
One or our RiverTown reporters has a favorite question he likes to ask interviewees: What one thing do you believe everyone should have, regardless...
July 25, 2017 - 8:26am
May 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Comparing Wisconsin and Minnesota
When the new governor of Wisconsin was sworn in back in 2011, he did not have nice things to say about Minnesota. He suggested people compare...
May 1, 2017 - 9:51am
August 15, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: A few thoughts on aging with grace
I saw a movie today. Mr. Holmes. It was not along the lines of the recent Sherlock Holmes pictures with Robert Downey Jr. Nor was I expecting it to be. It’s a product of BBC Films, so you know it’s going to be worthy of your time. It was with Ian McKellen as the 93-year old H...
August 15, 2015 - 8:00am
August 14, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: Staring into the blackness
We’re going on a month now since my television set gave up the ghost mid-Netflix binge, and my life thus far does not seem to have been thrown into any particular state of chaos. I’m not weeping or tearing my hair out or acting out reruns of The Big Bang Theory with sock...
August 14, 2015 - 8:00am
August 13, 2015
Congressman John Kline's column: VA hospitals must do better
Through their service and sacrifice our veterans have protected our nation and deserve a government that fulfills the promise of quality care. There are well more than 300,000 employees at VA facilities nationwide and undoubtedly many are dedicated to providing quality health...
August 13, 2015 - 1:39pm
Reporter Emily Zimmer says good bye
For more than eight years, I have had the honor of covering Rosemount news. This edition will be the last for me. Mon-day I start a graduate program and I have taken a part-time position. I believe this is a good move for me professionally and personally. It will give me some...
August 13, 2015 - 1:13pm
Editorial: Expand fishing options on the Vermillion River
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is considering a change to fishing rules on the Vermillion River. They hope to draw more people to the aquatic and wildlife management areas near Farmington. We think it’s a great idea. The DNR has put a lot of time and effort...
August 13, 2015 - 1:09pm
August 1, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: A lifetime of pets
A friend of mine recently had to say goodbye to her dog as her pet got into some pills when no one was looking and not much could be done once ingested. Having grown up with at least two dogs in the house at all times, I understand having to say goodbye to “man’s best friend.”...
August 1, 2015 - 8:00am
July 30, 2015
City notes: Events keep residents engaged
One of the joys of summer is that it’s easier to come together as a community. Today Rosemount is between two great events that bring us closer. Leprechaun Days has just completed a successful run. And the Night to Unite block parties are just ahead. My colleagues on the city...
July 30, 2015 - 11:34am
July 25, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: On a post-parade high
I am writing this to you two hours after the Leprechaun Days Parade experience. I say “experience” because it was that and more. As you may well know, I was honored to be the Grand Marshal for this year’s parade. Why me? Something about retiring after 33 years of teaching and...
July 25, 2015 - 8:00am
July 24, 2015
Nathan Hansen's column: They're making TVs how big now?
You like to think you’ll react well when the end finally comes. That you’ll accept the reality of the situation, wipe a single, manly tear from the corner of your eye and get on with the business of your life. And, honestly, I think I did pretty well. It’s never easy to...
July 24, 2015 - 8:00am
July 23, 2015
Letter: Droste provides good leadership
To the editor, I respectfully disagree with the opinions in a recent letter to the editor challenging the leadership abilities of mayor Droste and the need for new sports facilities in the city of Rosemount. As a citizen of Rosemount for nearly 30 years, his leadership has been...
July 23, 2015 - 12:56pm
July 17, 2015
Chuck Brooks' column: Time to take center stage
Welcome to the weekend that kicks off Leprechaun Days Week here in Rosemount. I know they have lots of fun planned for the week ahead, but as you all most likely know, it kicks off this Saturday with the annual Leprechaun Days Parade. And that’s where my story begins this week. ...
July 17, 2015 - 8:00am
July 16, 2015
Congressman John Kline guest column: A commitment to the future
Education is a deeply personal issue for many Minnesotans. It is a topic discussed around kitchen tables, whether it’s a child’s report card, a policy change taking place in a local school district, or perhaps even policy changes being debated by state and federal officials. We...
July 16, 2015 - 11:55am
Nathan Hansen's column: Robots tell great knock-knock jokes
Microsoft has done a lot for we humans over the years. Its Windows operating system powers many of our computers. Office products like PowerPoint make it simple for nearly anyone to put presentations that have been scientifically optimized for boredom production. And gamers love its...
July 16, 2015 - 11:46am