ROSEMOUNT — Eight commercial buildings could become a new hub that would house warehouse and light manufacturing businesses along Biscayne Avenue. The Rosemount Planning Commission heard a proposal for Biscayne Business Park during a recent public hearing meeting. Jim Connelly of APPRO Development outlined a proposal that called for building an 18,000-square-foot facility. The building would become the first of eight commercial buildings.
ROSEMOUNT — UMore Park land was marketed within an economic development partnership package that aimed to lure Amazon's second headquarters in 2017. Rosemount City Administrator Logan Martin reported this finding at the May 7 Rosemount City Council meeting. Martin responded to a resident's inquiry about economic development when Rosemount resident Don Sinnwell asked about economic development efforts during the public comment portion of the prior City Council meeting. Amazon HQ2 proposal
Songs from legendary musicians Elvis and Roy Orbison will fill the rafters of the Rosemount Steeple Center at an upcoming concert. Wayne Luchau will perform "Ultimate Tribute Show: From the Birth of Rock 'n' Roll to the Teen Idols of the '50s and '60s" at 7 p.m. Friday, May 17. The tribute concert playlist will unveil top tunes from the 1950s and '60s from musicians such as: Everly Brothers, Buddy Holly, Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Roy Orbison. This Rosemount Area Arts Council concert will be the last spring concert, according to John Loch, program chair with RAAC.
ROSEMOUNT — Attorney Sarah Oquist needed to deploy restraint when she was asked to open her purse at a movie theater after being accused of stealing candy. As an African American mother, she decided to restrain herself from saying harsh words and passing on the bitterness to her children. "I wanted to scream at him and say I am a lawyer and my husband is a doctor, but I want to treat people as if they are coming from a place that needs assistance and some kind of care," she said.
FARMINGTON — Imagine walking a 5K each day to retrieve clean water for your family. Farmington High School Creates Change Club will be raising funds to make clean water more accessible for the school's adopted village in Kopsongol, Kenya. Everyone is welcome to take part in the Walk for Water event Friday, May 10. Not a drop in the bucket
ROSEMOUNT — This spring, area youth and families can enjoy new, colorful playground equipment at Winds Park. Rosemount Parks and Recreation Director Dan Schultz shared a playground proposal with Rosemount City Council during its April 16 meeting. City Council approved purchasing new playground equipment for $80,000 from St. Croix Recreation/Burke in Burnsville. Rosemount Parks and Recreation Commission and the Rosemount Youth Commission approved the city park upgrade after a meeting Feb. 21, alongside neighborhood residents.
Farmington High School choral musicians plan to raise spirits at a cabaret concert complete with song and dance performed with a classy, modern night club-style that gives off a smooth jazz vibe. "The thing I love about cabaret is students truly prepare everything themselves and they learn the process of finding a song that is appropriate," said choral director Megan Dimich. Students will be dressed in formal cabaret attire with suits, ties and dresses.
ROSEMOUNT — Imagine Red Hat Ladies eager to hear Marie Osmond sing in "The Sound of Music" show up to find out they will be spectators watching a scandalous evening of adult theatre ablaze? The juxtaposition of prim and proper etiquette comes into question when church lady friends and Red Hat Ladies Society members embark on an evening of adventure as they watch a scandalous show called "Bedroom Bedlam."
ROSEMOUNT — National site selectors recently flew in to Minnesota to tour open and available business and industrial land in Rosemount with plans to find a spot to potentially develop. The site selector company toured the UMore land area two weeks ago. "It went really well and they asked all the right questions," Rosemount City Administrator Logan Martin said. "They flew in and out, and they did not go to any other Minnesota sites ... so that is great news."
ROSEMOUNT — The inspiration for the OnStage performance "That's Life" has a unique back story pulled from within the walls of Rosemount High School. Art interprets life The program title of "That's Life" is pulled from the famous song by legendary musician Frank Sinatra and the students have been rehearsing for seven shows that take stage beginning Thursday, April 25.