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'Most promising' possibility yet for new hotel in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
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Football: Academy Force drops home game against Mound Westonka
Football: Park drops rematch with Apple Valley
Football: East Ridge holds off Roseville for a win on homecoming
Girls' swimming and diving: Wolfpack have season's best meet vs. Raptors
Versatile Majewski commits to Miami
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
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September 14, 2017
Five men accused of soliciting children for sex in Woodbury
Five men have been arrested in Woodbury during a staged undercover operation targeting people who solicit children for sex Wednesday, Sept. 13....
September 14, 2017 - 10:06am
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
A felony first-degree burglary conviction landed Lawrence Murray Best a sentence of less than a year in jail, but the 54-year-old Afton man will...
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
September 13, 2017
Getting back in the game: Two orthopedic clinics open this month in Woodbury
The number of health care options east of the Twin Cities is expanding in September with two new orthopedic clinics in Woodbury. Twin Cities...
September 13, 2017 - 6:00pm
September 12, 2017
Cities propose small levy increases for 2018
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport have planned their 2018 property tax levies. Each city will adopt a final levy in December. The city...
September 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
School District 833 report: Employee error cited in private student data release
The South Washington County School District has completed its investigation into an employee's mistaken release of private data in bus information...
September 12, 2017 - 5:03pm
Bonding committee stops for HERO Center visit in Cottage Grove
The HERO (health and emergency response occupations) Center may be one step closer to a reality after the House Capital Investment Committee...
September 12, 2017 - 2:00pm
Minn. roundup: Dylan to return for October concert; Graffiti vandals strike new St. Croix River bridge
ST. PAUL—Bob Dylan will return to the Twin Cities for the first time in three years when he headlines St. Paul's Xcel Energy Center on...
September 12, 2017 - 9:36am
September 11, 2017
South Washington County School Board selects task force's middle school boundary plan
Middle school boundaries for nearly 1,000 students will change next year after the South Washington County School Board selected a new, administrative-drawn...
September 11, 2017 - 1:18pm
Bigger, brighter, 'more respectful': Christian Cupboard in Woodbury breaks ground on new food bank
Guests at the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf politely stepped around shopping carts, shelves of food, volunteers and one another as...
September 11, 2017 - 11:38am
After long career, a 'sour' end for St. Paul Park police investigator
St. Paul Park police officer Kyle Lindquist is moving on after 29 years in blue. Lindquist said his goal was to work for the city 30 years, but...
September 11, 2017 - 8:00am
September 9, 2017
Getting their fill: St. Paul Park American Legion pours its annual booya
Bring your appetite and buckets, but don't be late. That could have been the advice for those headed to the St. Paul Park American Legion's popular...
September 9, 2017 - 10:42pm
A play raise: Donation will pay for playground upgrade at Newport Elementary
Newport Elementary School will get a much-needed upgrade to its playground, thanks to a donation from MidWestOne Bank. Barbara Lacher, second...
September 9, 2017 - 8:00am
September 8, 2017
Updated: Washington County to reopen two Cottage Grove roads ahead of schedule
Drivers, you may exhale now. Washington County project planners are reopening two key roads in Cottage Grove ahead of schedule. September 9,...
September 8, 2017 - 7:27pm
Canine comfort: Inmates and shelter pets find strength in each other at Washington County
Two dogs were admitted to the Washington County jail Aug. 17. Rocket and Nabi, a 20-pound version of a chocolate lab and a fluffy white cotton...
September 8, 2017 - 3:02pm
Bomb squad called to remove military mortars from Cottage Grove basement
A bomb squad assisted in the removal of explosives, including what was believed to be a live mortar, from a Cottage Grove home. A woman in the...
September 8, 2017 - 11:46am