Here's a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Rosemount Patch in May. Did you catch all of them?
- Many of our readers wanted to see Rosemount High School students looking great on prom night—that was Rosemount Patch's most popular post in May.
- Coming in second, 'Dakota County Votes No' held its inaugural event to rally people to vote against the amendment that will be on the November election ballot in Minnesota, which, if favored by a majority of voters would create a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
- A former Rosemount woman and former Eagan High School basketball coach were charged with swindling money from School District 196—about $30,000 over more than two-and-a-half years. Dawn Westphal was charged with nine counts of theft by swindle, while former coach Kurt Virgin was charged with six counts.
- Next: Rosemount man Ryan James Reeves is facing three felony charges in connection with a brutal hotel room ambush in South St. Paul in which the alleged victim stated he was threatened at different times with a filled Jacuzzi, a handgun and a knife—and was kicked, punched and choked—before managing to escape.
- Rounding out the list: A new report on contamination at UMore Park in Rosemount found excessive residential land-use levels of arsenic, lead, mercury, PCBs and other toxins at nearly 200 individual test locations. The report says, however, that this shouldn't prevent future development.
For the biggest stories in May in Apple Valley, click here.