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Outgoing fire chief plans for retirement
City compromises on Spruce St. parking
Traffic headaches start next week
Code changes slow new-home construction
Stepping Stones preschool program receives national accreditation
crime and courts
Girls lacrosse: Showing they belong
Boys lacrosse: Young Tigers take opener vs. Hill-Murray
Softball: Tigers win consolation at Mankato
Baseball: Tigers upset No. 1 North
Golf: Tigers ninth in South Suburban meet
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Your weekend: Steak fry, royal ambassadors' fundraiser are on weekend agenda
Severe Weather Week focuses on preparing for the worst
Monthly flea market starts April 25 in downtown Farmington
Pitch in and clean up Farmington's parks and ponds next weekend
arts and entertainment
Wells Fargo Bank vs Kerr
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Webber
ORD NO. 410-SS Empire Township
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. vs Deneen
Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corporation vs Ostrom
Irene Jo Spaniol, 98
Joseph F. Ruhr, 96
Myron E. 'Mike' Napper, 89
Lorraine Gloria Kurtz, 87
Helen Mae Fischer, 88
Editorial: Pietsch gave a lot to Farmington
Student voices: There’s no easy answer when you try to define love
Column: The pool is just great this time of year
Editorial: A lot to like in Farmington
Faith notes: What if there was no Easter?
Get Out! Deals
September 3, 2009
South suburban schools formally announce creation of new conference
As expected, the District 196 schools -- Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan and Eastview -- announced they were withdrawing from the Lake Conference. Along with several current Lake schools, and Prior Lake, the group will create the new 10-member South Suburban Conference beginning next...
education / sports / news
September 3, 2009 - 10:58am
July 21, 2009
Rosemount grad injured in Afghanistan dies
Ben Kopp was born a fighter, but late last week he found a fight he couldn't win. The 2006 Rosemount High School graduate died Saturday, just...
July 21, 2009 - 7:14am
March 24, 2009
House committee will meet in Farmington
Pat Garofalo is bringing the capitol to the cornfields. On March 31 Farmington's state representative and the rest of the K-12 Education Finance Division Committee will hold a meeting at Farmington High School's little theater. The legislative field trip is something committees do...
March 24, 2009 - 11:50am
February 17, 2009
Help is out there for small businesses
Running a small business is never easy, and when the economy is struggling it only gets harder. That's where Christine Pigsley comes in. Pigsley is associate dean of business and entrepreneurship at Dakota County Technical College.
February 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 5, 2009
Ice blamed for death of one, injury to another
The Minnesota State Patrol is blaming a patch of ice on Highway 52 for the single-vehicle accident that killed one person and injured a 20-year-old Rosemount woman Sunday. The Rosemount woman was driving south on Highway 52 near 117th Street around noon when she hit a patch of ice....
January 5, 2009 - 12:00am
January 1, 2009
'Red Bull Division' has a storied history
The 1,000 soldiers of the 34th Infantry Division embarking on a historic mission to Iraq this spring will add onto a long revered history. Here we will tell you a little bit about it. The Red Bulls, as they are more commonly known, have roots back to the Civil War. They started...
January 1, 2009 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
Rosemount High School reunion 1918-1964
A combined reunion will be held Aug. 16 for the classes of 1918 through 1964 at the Rosemount Community Center. Tours of the old school, now part of the Rosemount Middle School, will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Registration and a social will begin at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
July 30, 2008
Rosemount chosen for program to study housing choices
Rosemount will receive expert help in creating a full range of housing choices in the city through a program sponsored by the Urban Land Institute Minnesota and the Regional Council of Mayors. Rosemount was one of five cities chosen for the Opportunity City Pilot program.
July 30, 2008 - 12:00am
Man arrested for DWI in Empire Township
Ronald Gene Fleck may have had one drink too many. The 46-year-old man from Rosemount faces charges of driving under the influence. Police stopped Fleck Feb. 18, 2008 after they noticed the back of the car he was driving had extensive damage. The car was also swerving over the roadway's...
May 30, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
Rosemount site could get 3M's dirty dirt
SKB Environmental in Rosemount is one of several landfill locations being considered for disposal of contaminated soil from 3M sites in Cottage Grove, Woodbury and Oakdale. The soils in question contain perfluorochemicals or PFCs, compounds once used in popular 3M products. For...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
March 19, 2008
Rosemount teen charged with hiding murder weapon
Zachary Butler-Martinez may have broken up the fight that resulted in the death of 17-year-old Cody Casey, but Rosemount police believe he also helped his younger brother hide the knife he used to stab his Rosemount High School classmate. The Dakota County Attorney's office charged...
March 19, 2008 - 12:00am