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School board filing period opens July 30

June 17, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Rosemount residents interested in a spot on the District 196 School Board might want to start working on their campaign speeches. Continue Reading

Rosemount High School debaters scramble to prepare for nationals

June 17, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

A season of limited preparation time and conflicting schedules is ending in perhaps the most appropriate way for Rosemount High School debaters Wesley Just and Andrew Hanson: with a rushed, mostly unexpected trip to the National Forensics League national tournament this weekend in Alabama. Continue Reading

Looking back: Thief found horses could not outrun automobiles back in 1913

June 15, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Horse thieves, moving churches and section softball tournaments were all in the news this week in local history. Read on to see what else was happening. Continue Reading

Nathan’s column: Like somebody’s watching me

June 14, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

There’s been a whole lot of fuss lately about PRISM, which was introduced to the world last week as a government program to mine personal information from the phone calls and online activity of the American people. Continue Reading

Pet of the week: It’s kitten season

June 14, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

It’s kitten season at Last Hope! These kittens are just three of the many that Last Hope has available. Their kittens, and their mama, will be ready for adoption within five weeks from now. Last Hope has both boys and girls to choose from, and each is just looking for a good home.
For more information about these kittens, or other Last Hope animals, or about Last Hope call 651-463-8747 or visit www.last-hope.org. Continue Reading

Rosemount’s Mark Weber has died following fight with cancer

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Lt. Col. Mark Weber, the Rosemount soldier who became an inspiration to many as he battled terminal cancer for nearly three years, died Thursday afternoon according to multiple news reports.
A blog post at Weber’s Caringbridge site reported late Thursday morning that hospice doctors had told Weber and his family he likely had only hours to live. According to the post, people who Mark had requested be present at his death were notified. Continue Reading

Superintendent gets a 2 percent raise

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Independent School District 196 superintendent Jane Berenz will get a 2 percent raise effective July 1 that will bring her salary to $195,840. Continue Reading

Entertainment for everyone at Thursdays in the Park

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

This summer, the Rosemount Area Arts Council will present music, theater and other entertainment through their Thursdays in the Park series. The shows will take place at the Central Park amphitheater in Rosemount, and are open to the public. Continue Reading

Rosemount parks summer fun program starts this week

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

The city of Rosemount’s Kids Corner program offers activities for kids Monday through Thursday at parks around the city. Continue Reading

Editorial: Get out and enjoy summer

June 13, 2013 in Rosemount Town Pages

Summer fun starts in earnest this week.
Students are out of school. A gray, rainy spring appears to finally be providing at least some hope of sunshine, and Dew Days is on the schedule.
Most Farmington residents won’t need an introduction to Dew Days. It’s been a fixture in the city for decades, bringing bed races and pig kissing, live music and plenty of food to town for residents to enjoy. Continue Reading