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Rosemount teacher and graduate release second book in homage to their hometown One doesn’t have to look any further to see the story of education than Chuck Brooks and André Nelson’s new book – “The 12 Days BEFORE Christmas in Rosemount.” While the book is a humorous romp as the down-on-his-luck protagonist receives gifts from […]

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Lakeville Area School District Superintendent Lisa Snyder will receive $5,775 in performance pay after a review by the Lakeville Area School Board. In April, the School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract for Snyder that includes an annual 1.3 percent raise, increasing from $180,000 to $182,394 this year and $184,820 in 2015-16. Her salary is […]

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District 194 board tables decision to seek more information, public A proposal to immediately add identification card readers and video buzz-in systems in the entryways of School District 194’s elementary and middle schools was tabled until Nov. 25 by the Lakeville Area School Board at its Nov. 12 meeting. The proposal includes adding the same […]

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Lakeville residents concerned about Lakeville’s 2015 $23.4 million road and watermain replacement project filled City Hall Nov. 17. Residents who spoke agreed the work needs to be done, but concerns were raised about the project’s assessments and whether the problems would be fixed or new ones arise. City Council members expressed empathy, pointed out several […]

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New Lakeville City Administrator Justin Miller will start his work for the city Monday, Dec. 29 under a contract approved Nov. 17 by the City Council. His starting salary is $137,102 plus benefits and a monthly car allowance of $342. If he has a successful performance review after six months in the job, he will […]

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Changes allow administrators more flexibility After months of debate, the Lakeville Area School Board unanimously passed a memorial policy at its Nov. 12 meeting. The policy defines rules for memorials and activities established to remember events or people who have died, and allows more flexibility than previous versions. Lakeville School Board members sought changes after […]

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