One family in Minnesota is watching the crisis in Syria unfold for very personal reasons. George Bittar lives in Rosemount and spends most of his time lately glued to Skype, making sure his wife Sally, who’s in Syria, is OK. “It’s been very stressful,” George said. “She’s there and I’m here and we just, sometimes, we can’t sleep. And it’s just so hard for both of us.”
A Twin Cities company is using an unorthodox way to help deal with a thorny landscaping issue. About 120 goats are grazing the grounds surrounding the Flint Hills Refinery in Rosemount.
School is out until the fall and we’re in the heart of the summer, but prep football season isn’t far from getting underway. Programs across the state will be starting their fall camps in less than a month, and games will get started in about six or seven weeks.
Hundreds of mourners paid their final respects on Friday to a proud Army officer and devoted husband and dad. At 38, Lt. Col. Mark Weber was on the fast track for a successful military career. But the story of his unexpected journey would reach far beyond the halls of the Pentagon. “He was a scholar. He was just a joy to be around, very inspirational,” says Lt. Col. Kevin Olson, spokesperson for the Minnesota National Guard.
A South St. Paul Police sergeant was charged Friday with two counts of fourth-degree driving while impaired, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of fleeing a peace officer after a run in with Rosemount Police earlier this week. According to the Dakota County Attorney’s office, 26-year-old Cory Michael Slifko fled from a Rosemount Police officer who was attempting to pull him over around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning.
South St. Paul Police say a 13-year veteran of their department was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence and fleeing a peace officer. Sgt. Cory Slifko was off duty and driving his personal car near Rosemount when a 911 call was made about his driving and his possibly damaging road-side mailboxes. When an officer tried to stop Slifko, he allegedly attempted to drive away. He was, however, eventually stopped and arrested at around 10:30 a.m.
Victims of last week’s deadly tornado in Oklahoma say they will rebuild. And Minnesotans want to help.
Authorities said a Rosemount man was one of five people killed in an avalanche near Denver, Colo., earlier this week.
Unless you’re one of the few teams to end a season with a state championship, there’s nothing like the feeling of winning a section title and earning that coveted trip to state.
A couple from Rosemount, a woman who watches the news and a father of three boys all gathered with two dozen other strangers in Rosemount Saturday afternoon to search for missing St. Paul woman Kira Trevino.
If St. Thomas basketball’s assistant coach Mike Keating were to snag a nasty little paper cut while dishing out scouting reports, I’m certain his blood would not be a maroon hue.
A 32-year-old Rosemount man who is a war veteran is accused of threatening to kill his neighbors and police and then barricaded himself inside his home, according to charges filed Wednesday in Dakota County Court.
One man is in custody after a standoff with police.
An 18-year-old Rosemount man is accused of assaulting a classmate during a gym class football game last week, according to charges filed Tuesday in Dakota County Court.
A “Call Me Maybe” parody inviting Adrian Peterson to a school in Rosemount has more than 280,000 hits on YouTube. But today, it got results.
A 44-year-old Rosemount man has pleaded guilty to leaving the scene after hitting and killing a 26-year-old woman in Apple Valley, according to the Dakota County Attorney’s Office.
A 53-year-old Rosemount woman died after Tuesday’s motorcycle crash near Montgomery, Minn., in Le Sueur County, the state patrol reports.
A Rosemount woman is accused of forging student loan checks from her niece, depositing them into an account and then withdrawing that money at a casino, according to charges filed Thursday in Dakota County Court.
A Tuesday night trip to a Rosemount bar last December drew a line between one man’s rights and the law.
Last week, a suspected drunken driver was pulled over by Rosemount police, only to flee and take officers on a 110 mph chase.
Justin Sabo attended high school in Rosemount, and later Apple Valley at the School of Environmental Studies. He was awarded an Eagle Scout during that time. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in August of 1997 (at the age of 18), attending Basic Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia.
A freshman Republican Minnesota legislator is ready to say whether he will try to trade up to the U.S. Senate.
For months, some businesses in one Twin Cities suburb have been complaining that the cops are costing them money. So, WCCO asked for the numbers and spent a Friday night staked out on the streets.
Some bars and restaurants in Rosemount are fed up over what they say are unnecessary police pullovers. The city’s police chief is now taking a close look at traffic stops to see if something’s wrong.
A video game developed by the University of Minnesota is teaching teens the consequences of distracted driving. The internet-based game called “Distraction Dodger” was developed by the U’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute.