Graduates and their families were invited to participate in a car procession June 5 through the Rosemount High School campus as RHS staff cheered them on they passed through. The 2020 graduation ceremony was streamed via YouTube. The virtual ceremony included student, faculty and Board of E…
Incumbents Rosemount City Council members Heidi Freske and Jeff Weisensel have both filed for re-election through the Minnesota Secretary of State’s office.
District 196 is accepting applications through June 12 for four at-large citizen positions on the district’s Legislative Advisory Council. Applicants should have some experience or interest in government affairs lobbying and/or the legislative process. The terms of all three positions are fo…
Two men have been charged in U.S. District Court after they allegedly caused damage at the Dakota County Western Service Center in Apple Valley with fire and explosive materials.
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority is suspending service to downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul on Friday and altering routes that serve Mall of America.
Community members in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District are finding ways to honor members of the class of 2020 beyond the graduation plans that have been announced by the school district in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
House District 57A candidate Megan Olson and House District 57B candidate Sandra Jimenez won endorsements during the May 21 Senate District 57 Republicans online conventions.
John and Ann Loch wanted to provide the community with an inspirational message during this trying and stressful time. Hours of pondering the mechanism of doing this led John to create a mural using pop bottle caps of different colors that now sits on the corner of Dominica Way and Diamond P…
Charter Communications has announced a $1 million construction project to bring its fiber-optic network nearly 265 homes in the northwestern part of Rosemount.
On May 14, Rick’s Bike Sale volunteers sorted 50 bikes from their storage and Free Bikes 4 Kidz MN nonprofit volunteers loaded them for distribution at Dakota County Technical College in Rosemount.
Five local high school students were recently selected to receive a trip to Washington, D.C., sponsored by Dakota Electric Association.
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District high schools will offer seniors and their families an in-person graduation experience featuring some of the key moments that define graduation, done in a different and appropriately distanced way due to the pandemic, the district announced May 15.
DFL incumbents District 57 Sen. Greg Clausen, District 57A Rep. Robert Bierman and District 57B Rep. John Huot have won endorsements from the recently held Senate District 57 DFL convention, and will each be running for reelection this November.
Keeping communities safe is more important than ever. To help the men and women bravely taking this responsibility on each day, Rosemount-based Minnesota Energy Resources is providing its Rewarding Responders Grant to support area first responders. Emergency response agencies operating in th…
Echo Park Elementary School of Leadership, Engineering and Technology Assistant Administrator Logan Schultz has been selected to be the school’s next principal, District 196 Superintendent Mary M. Kreger announced May 8.
Taking Heart: A Virtual Interfaith Community Gathering will be held online this year on Saturday, May 16, at 2 p.m., due to concerns about large gatherings spreading COVID-19.
Several years ago, Dr. Eugene Cohen of Cornell University wrote an article about his most advanced research on the aging brain. He concluded that groups who participated in the theater arts showed the best results in improving both overall health and brain fitness.
One hundred thirty-two students at Apple Valley High School have successfully passed the STEM Innovator Portfolio Assessment and Exam and qualify for University of Iowa college credits.
The Rosemount Area Arts Council is offering three ways to help the community find creative ways to spend time and participate in our community while sheltering-in-place.
Veterans in Dakota County who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for grant programs offered by the Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs:
Since 1981, the Dakota County Attorney’s Office has observed National Crime Victims’ Rights Week during the month of April. This week marks the challenge to the nation to confront and remove barriers to full justice for all victims of crime. During the “Stay at Home” order, the Dakota County…