District 196

Physical education instructor selected for state honor In a time when children are often pressured to “do anything to win,” one local physical education teacher stands by the old adage: It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game. It’s this commitment to teaching sportsmanship, integrity and inclusiveness that led Brian [...]

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Rosemount High School theater students will be presenting the stage farce “Noises Off!” this week in the school’s Performing Arts Center. The comedy portrays the cast and crew of a fictional theater company’s attempt to stage the play “Nothing On.” There will be plenty of physical comedy along with sharp dialogue among the players who [...]

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Metrodome’s loss is Tiger Stadium’s gain The Youth in Music marching band state championships are coming to Farmington this Saturday as the competition’s previous site of many years was turned to rubble. Youth in Music was held at the Metrodome site in Minneapolis during the contest’s 10-year run and was torn down earlier this year [...]

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Kanika Gupta is among the newest members of the Minnesota Youth Council Each year more and more families struggle with homelessness in Dakota County. And it is an issue that one local teen hopes to bring to the forefront of the Minnesota Legislature’s agenda. Eastview High School senior Kanika Gupta is among the newest members [...]

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The Rosemount High School marching band was the overall Sweepstakes Champion this past weekend at the Marshall Pursuit of Excellence Marching Band Competition. The band won awards for Outstanding Visual, Outstanding General Effect, Outstanding Color Guard, Outstanding Concert Percussion and Outstanding Drum Majors. (Photos courtesy of Dave Andrews)

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Increase is 0.03 percent from payable 2014 The Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board is preliminarily seeking the maximum property tax levy permitted by the state. On Sept. 22, the board unanimously approved a preliminary payable 2015 board approved property tax levy of $78.3 million, which is a 0.03 percent increase from payable 2014. “Seeking the maximum [...]

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