St. Cloud Times
Hugs, tears: Students return to St. John's, St. Ben's
Hugs, tears: Students return to St. John's, St. Ben's Move-in day returns 1,000 students to the two campuses Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/21/hugs-tears-students-return-st-johns-st-bens/14397405/ Ana Maria Florez hugs her daughter, Mapy Mejia 18, who an incoming freshman at the College of St.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Finance and Commerce
Making construction equipment run cleaner
Environmental certification programs such as the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design have long focused on making buildings greener.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ice scream, you scream ... Ice Cream
Michael Voss, of St. Michael, dives into his ice cream at the Lake Country Crafts and Cones Ice Cream Eating Contest on Thursday, August 14th in Crosslake.
Finance and Commerce
Rosemount looks to reclaim ragtag corridor
The South Urban Gateway Analysis for Reinvestment study lays the groundwork for future development of a 47.4-acre district along Highway 3. AMF City Limits Lanes Maxfield Research Inc. Rosemount South Urban Gateway Analysis for Reinvestment South Urban Gateway Corridor UMore Park University of Minnesota
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rosemount council primary's 252-252 tie could end in coin flip
A tie in Rosemount's city council primary Tuesday means the fourth and final candidate to move on to the general election could be decided by a flip of a coin or by drawing a name out of a hat.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
News of the Day From Across the Nation, August 12
Michael Stucky Jr., of Northfield, Minn., Stucky, who was 18 at the time of the assaults, confessed to raping a 15-year-old girl in the middle of the night in her Rosemount, Minn., home and also to raping a 13-year-old girl months earlier at a different residence in the same city.
Northfield man gets year in jail for having sex with girl, 15
A 19-year-old Northfield man was sentenced to nearly a year in jail Monday after pleading guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old Rosemount girl who he met online through Facebook.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
The University of Minnesota builds a dream on gravel
Truck traffic is constant at the Dakota Aggregates mine on Hwy. 46 near Rosemount.
Planners say high-speed link through Dakota will fly
Twin Cities-to-Rochester fast rail falls short of some definitions of ideal, but not by much, backers say, and both areas are growing.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
GOP Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald ticketed for driver's license violation
Minnesota Supreme Court candidate Michelle MacDonald, facing charges for drunken driving, was ticketed last week in Wright County, cited for violating limits on her license.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Burnsville teen killed, 3 others injured in rollover crash
A Burnsville 17-year-old is dead and three other teenagers injured after the SUV they were in lost control, crossed into the median and flipped south of Rosemount Wednesday night.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
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.