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Senior Tiger gymnast Lauren Slayton is going back to state
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Farmington Tigers fall in section 1AA finals
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125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
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February 14, 2018
Viewpoint: Love your heart, too
Roses are red. Violets are blue. Do not forget to love your heart too. February is American Heart Month which is a good time to think about the...
February 14, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Viewpoint: Be well for a healthy new year
Now that the holiday season is passed us, many look forward to the new year to start a clean slate. Weight management ranks as one of the most...
January 24, 2018 - 6:19am
September 9, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Take advantage of many RHS 100th events
It's finally arrived. This column is solely dedicated to discussing "the event" coming at ya on Sept 23 at Rosemount High School. In all actuality,...
September 9, 2017 - 8:00am
August 31, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Back-to-school messages to keep in mind
Labor Day weekend has arrived. The State Fair ends Monday, teachers and kids will return to the classrooms on Tuesday, and I will continue to...
August 31, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 25, 2017
Viewpoint: The fair's a 'heckuva' good time
"Our state fair is a great state fair; don't miss it, don't even be late!" Those are the opening words to the theme song from the 1962 film featuring...
August 25, 2017 - 8:00am
July 30, 2017
Chuck Brooks viewpoint: Small fibs generated many stories, experiences
I begin this week with True Confessions. Last week's column, in its inception, was not intended to be a two-parter. As I approached the maximum...
July 30, 2017 - 8:00am
July 22, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Early professional advice to build on
I received a valuable piece of advice years ago from Nan Dougherty, my advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. She told our class...
July 22, 2017 - 8:00am
July 3, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Fourth of July rituals never disappoint
I'm never not surprised at how quickly a year passes, but here we are once again, preparing for the Fourth of July holiday. For me, that means...
July 3, 2017 - 8:00am
June 25, 2017
Pat Rupp: My how Farmington has changed in 44 years
I haven't resided within Farmington city limits for almost a quarter of a century now and with the exception of attending Tiger sporting events,...
June 25, 2017 - 8:00am
June 8, 2017
Viewpoint: Welcome relief from a rough news week
Anyone not living in a Tibetan monastery had to be touched in some way by the news of last week. If cowboy/philosopher Will Rogers were alive...
June 8, 2017 - 7:00am
May 28, 2017
Pat Rupp: The older I get the better things were
Several years ago we took out a through-the-mail subscription to Netflix, the purpose being to be able to have a steady stream of movies at our...
May 28, 2017 - 8:00am
May 20, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Ready to hit the road on new bike
A few weeks ago, when I mused over Random Thoughts By A Retiree, one of those musings was about me buying a bike once the weather settled into...
May 20, 2017 - 8:00am
May 16, 2017
Pat Rupp: Holding on to signature moments
I don't know where it began but at some point in our culture securing the signature of people of celebrity status became the fashionable thing...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 15, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Exam proctoring a jolt to the routine
Today I write you from the interior of Rosemount High School. At 8 in the morning. On a Wednesday. I'm just as surprised as you are. There was...
May 15, 2017 - 8:00am
May 9, 2017
Chuck Brooks: Fond, fun memories of 'Eun'
The View From My Room You might remember a few months ago when I wrote the column referencing Thomas Hardy's notion of "You can't go home again."...
May 9, 2017 - 8:00am