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Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Newport to move community garden
Cottage Grove senior living project moves forward
Cottage Grove police reports for Sept. 23: Burglary, drunken driving, drugs, theft
Mom who hid daughters on western Minnesota horse farm going to prison for 8 months
crime and courts
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: Park offense goes all-out in Tartan win
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
Swimming and Diving: Royals swim ahead of Park in SEC dual
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
arts and entertainment
Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
S. WASH SCHOOL DIST
NRI ASSUME NAME
ORDINANCE NO. 968
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
David H. Conrad, 69
Roderic McKenzie, 53
Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
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September 21, 2016
School District 833 debt refinance could save $4 million
Refinanced debt could save School District 833 taxpayers more than $4 million.
September 21, 2016 - 10:58am
Cottage Grove police report: Men passed out, arrested on drug charges
Two men found passed out in a car in Cottage Grove were arrested on drug charges.
News/crime and courts
September 21, 2016 - 10:36am
Police: Newborn's death investigated in Cottage Grove, but not considered suspicious
Cottage Grove police are conducting a routine investigation following the death of a 3-week-old baby last week. Emergency crews responded to a report of a baby not breathing shortly before 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at a home in the 7100 block of Imperial Avenue Circle. Cottage...
News/crime and courts
September 21, 2016 - 10:03am
Charges: Man with condoms, Rice Krispie Bars frightens child in St. Paul Kmart dressing room
ST. PAUL — A St. Paul man was accused of crawling under the dividing wall of a Kmart changing room, terrifying the 8-year-old girl who was...
News/crime and courts
September 21, 2016 - 9:47am
County proposes 3.49 percent levy hike
Washington County plans a modest bump in its property tax collections in 2017. The increase is included in the 2017 preliminary budget, which Washington County commissioners unanimously approved Sept. 13. The board proposed a property tax levy of $96.1 million, an increase of 3.49...
September 21, 2016 - 9:16am
September 20, 2016
Volleyball: Strong play leads to East Ridge sweep of Woodbury
Playing Woodbury always seems to bring out the best in East Ridge. The Raptors filed another chapter in their recent dominance of the cross-town...
September 20, 2016 - 11:13pm
Volleyball: Wolfpack challenged by Cretin-Derham Hall hitters
Park ran into one of the tougher volleyball teams in the Suburban East Conference on Tuesday. Cretin-Derham Hall headed into the conference match...
September 20, 2016 - 10:54pm
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept....
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Newport council members say review of police evidence cleanup 'deficient'
The Dakota County Sheriff’s Office completed its investigation into the discovery and cleanup of the former Newport Police Department’s problematic...
September 20, 2016 - 2:20pm
Park Hockey: Remembering Marvin Jorde
Former Park hockey coach dies at age 80
September 20, 2016 - 10:31am
Trump chips away at Clinton Minnesota advantage
ST. PAUL — A new Minnesota Poll shows Donald Trump closing Hillary Clinton's lead in the state, which mirrors national polls showing the...
September 20, 2016 - 6:00am
September 19, 2016
Volleyball: Eagles knock out Maranatha in four games
New Life Academy turned back a fired-up Maranatha Christian Academy squad Monday for its third straight win. The Eagles won games one and two...
September 19, 2016 - 11:39pm
Walk the walk: Inclusive playground community walk fundraiser raises $16,500
Over 200 people gathered on Sunday, Sept. 18, in Woodridge Park to walk, play, eat and raise funds for an inclusive playground. Total donations...
September 19, 2016 - 5:17pm
Man shooting at squirrels puts Farmington schools on lockdown
FARMINGTON, Minn. — A man shooting at squirrels with a pellet gun on his property caused confusion Monday morning in Farmington as authorities...
September 19, 2016 - 12:52pm
Employees' overnight scramble saves East Ridge school lunch
Some District 833 Nutrition Services employees pulled an overnight shift last week to ensure East Ridge High School students would have lunch despite a hot water shortage in the building.
September 19, 2016 - 12:34pm