Leprechaun Days event moved to second day was well attended The Rosemount Leprechaun Days Grand Parade provided plenty of entertainment to start off the festival’s 10 days of events. Though it was on the second day of Leprechaun Days, the morning-into-afternoon parade was held prior to more than 50 of Leprechaun Days’ 60-plus events. Organizers [...]

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A 39-year-old Rock Island, Ill., man was charged on July 18 with first-degree murder and concealment of a homicide in connection to the death of a woman whose body was found on April 5 in Dakota County. Timothy McVay, who was arrested on the same day in Silvis, Ill., without incident was charged by the [...]

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Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District superintendent signs three-year contract The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board unanimously approved a new three-year contract for Superintendent Jane Berenz during its Monday, July 14, regular meeting. Berenz’s current $195,840 annual salary will increase by 2 percent in the 2015-16 contract year with no other increases slated during the July 2015 to [...]

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Hundreds of children participated in the Rosemount Leprechaun Days Blarney Stone Hunt on Tuesday, July 22, at Jaycee Park. The event, which was organized by the Rosemount Parks and Recreation Department with help from sponsor CF Industries, offered the children money in exchange for picking up the colored stones littered throughout three different fields. (Photos [...]

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General fund balance stays positive Growth has returned to Farmington with construction permit numbers on the upswing, foreclosures in a dive, city liquor store profits rising, and delinquent taxes being repaid. That means the city is receiving more revenue. At Monday’s Farmington City Council meeting, Farmington City Manager Dave McKnight shared that the general fund [...]

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