MN: Suburbs Skeptical of Speedy Zip Rail Between Twin Cities, Rochester
That was the message delivered resoundingly Tuesday by some senior Dakota County officials to planners of Zip Rail, a proposed high-speed rail line that would link Rochester to the Twin Cities.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Dakota County grand jury ups murder charges against couple in U student's death
Shavelle Oscar Chavez-Nelson, 32, and Ashley Marie Conrade, 24, were both charged Tuesday with first-degree murder.
Alleged killers of Anarae Schunk now face first-degree murder charges
Shavelle Chavez Nelson and Ashley M. Conrade have, as expected, been indicted by a Dakota County grand jury on charges of first-degree murder in the death of 20-year-old Anarae Schunk.
Vote on south-metro transit merger set for August
South suburban bus service operated by Prior Lake and Shakopee appears likely to merge with the metro area's biggest suburban operator, the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, at the first of next year.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Lightning Causes House Fire In Rosemount, No Injuries
Authorities said nobody was hurt but a home in Rosemount suffered significant damage Friday morning after being hit by lightning.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Valley News Live
Army Corps of Engineers Unveil Aqueduct Model for F-M Diversion Project
A new look for the F-M Diversion project was unveiled on Thursday. It is a model created to collect data and refine the design.
Apple Valley man accused of stealing from Rosemount youth group
The former finance manager of the Rosemount Area Athletic Association is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from the youth group between 2011 and 2013.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Adding some polish to construction jobs
Roughly 9,000 workers have been training on a program that aims to improve soft skills on construction projects, like this worksite at the Flint Hills Resources Pine Bend refinery in Rosemount.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Nininger open house to feature plans for regional trail
Construction will begin this fall on a new 4.3-mile section of the Mississippi River Regional Trail through Spring Lake Park Reserve.
Rosemount's new splash pad busy cooling kids
Kids in Rosemount are getting relief from the hot weather at the city's new splash pad, which opened Monday in the city's Central Park.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
When a dragonfly attacked a swarm of gnats, the 'aerial acrobatics' were 'absolutely astounding'
Another close encounter of the natural kind, reported by The Old Redhead: "One pretty day, while standing on our lake-cabin deck, I was again wondering what to do about the weed patch we commonly refer to as 'the lawn' when I noticed a small swarm of gnats pirouetting in the sunshine.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Man in Custody after Car Chase on DCTC Driving Track in Rosemount
A man is in custody after going for a joyride on a training track at Dakota County Technical College and refusing to stop Friday morning, according to school officials.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
New Rosemount police chief approved by council
Mitchell Scott, a U.S. Air Force veteran and captain in the Apple Valley Police Department with nearly 30 years of law enforcement experience is expected to officially take the post in late August.
$1.8B Red River diversion will have model open house in Rosemount
The public will have a chance to see a to-scale piece of the $1.8 billion metro-area diversion channel in action this month.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan school district finds success in online pay system
Teachers are expected to play a lot of roles in the classroom -- educator, social worker, disciplinarian.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Men from St. Paul, Rosemount sentenced in police sex stings
Two men nabbed in St. Paul police stings for soliciting a child over the Internet were sentenced Friday in Ramsey County District Court.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
In Rosemount, master gardener to discuss preserving produce
How to preserve fresh produce year-round use will be the focus of a talk by Master Gardener Joanne Wolters at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church in Rosemount.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Rosemount residents can meet police chief finalists
Rosemount residents and business owners can meet the three finalists for the city's police chief at an open house from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Jackson Sun
A selfless warrior, Ben's heart still beats
Ben Kopp was just 8 years old, his heart was set on following in his great-grandfather's footsteps.