Caycee Lynn Bregel has been charged with 13 counts of animal cruelty in the connection with the death and neglect of cats. Bregel, 25, a former owner and operator of Minnesota Animal Rescue, was arrested in May after a search at her rural Castle Rock rental home found dead and neglected animals. Bregel has been charged with one felony count of mistreatment of animals and 12 misdemeanor counts of mistreatment of animals. The Dakota County Sheriff's Office worked with the Animal Humane Society to conduct the animal cruelty case investigation.
ROSEMOUNT — Four candidates will compete for two open seats on Rosemount City Council in the Nov. 6 election. All four spoke and answered questions during the forum hosted by Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 13, inside the city hall chamber. The candidates are: Tammy Block, Paul Essler and council members and incumbents, Mark DeBettignies and Shaun Nelson.
ROSEMOUNT — Food can bring people together. That sentiment led to the creation of Rosemount's inaugural Fall Food Truck Festival. Hosted by the city of Rosemount, the festival plans to entertain guests with an electric mix of food flavors. The festival hopes to offer up to 12 food trucks open 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Central Park in Rosemount.
Capturing cheering fans and country music bands through her camera lens makes photographer Jamie Miles's heart sing. For the eighth year, this Twin Cities photographer will capture thousands of shots of up-and-coming, country bands and cheering fans who scream and shout this weekend at Ramble Jam, the two-day country musical festival in Farmington.
ROSEMOUNT — The church family of St. Joseph in Rosemount is proud to celebrate its 150 years sesquicentennial. The church invites the community to partake in all festivities this Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16. The church congregation formed when Irish and German pioneers settled Dakota County and the land that is now the city of Rosemount. "We are excited about the ongoing activities for our 150th that will kick off the Harvest Festival," said Bridget Samson, parish life director at the church.
Heroes come to rescue and remind us all how precious life can be and how to live life more fully. That is what Jacob "JD" Dentinger is doing today. JD, 20, is a 2016 graduate of Farmington High School who is a passionate percussionist that decided to pursue a career in music education at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire so he can teach high school music. Music on pause
You heard them first at Hastings' Make Music Day festival. Now The Rose Creek Boys featuring Hastings resident Chuck Benda will bring its Americana-style music 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7, to Rosemount's Steeple Center. The other two band members are Rosemount resident Harley Colburn and Larry Erickson, who makes a home in Austin, Minn.
The congregation at The Well United Methodist Church in Rosemount strives to be an evangelical witness and social gospel to the community. The church invites the community to attend a special 150th celebration on Sunday, Sept. 2. at the Rosemount campus, 14770 Canada Ave. W. There will be services at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Worship will feature music through the decades, period costumes and a community picnic next to the church campus.
ROSEMOUNT — Northern Tap House may be opening its doors in the former Applebee's building. Rosemount City Council is slated to review an application and hold a hearing Tuesday, Aug. 21, for an on-sale liquor license to be issued to Meadowlawn Restaurants. The building at Cimarron Avenue off of Highway 42 has been vacant since April 2017. "We have been talking with folks for a while and it is exciting to have a company come in and one that has some restaurant experience," said Kim Lindquist, the Rosemount community development director.
ROSEMOUNT—Minnesota Valley Transit Authority will roll out new bus service to Dakota County Technical College on Aug. 20. The service has been sought by college students for several years and will be an extension of the existing MVTA Route 420 from Rosemount Transit Station to Dakota County Technical College. The first two years of the route are being funded through support from Dakota County as part of its East-West Transit Study.