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April 12, 2018
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput will run for reelection in November. Submitted photo courtesy of Washington County
Orput will seek reelection
April 12, 2018 - 1:52pm
City Administrator Charlene Stevens swore in new firefighters (from left) Peter Fischer, Tim Oachs, Christy Kreminski, Mike Armesto at the April 4 City Council meeting. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Fueling the fire department: 4 full-time firefighters sworn in
April 12, 2018 - 11:00am
Jeff Dubay
Dubay sentenced for 2017 assault
April 12, 2018 - 10:51am
April 10, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and Lt. Gov. Michele Fischbach, also the state Senate president, mug for the cameras Tuesday, March 13, 2018. They were in an elder care news conference together, one of the few times they have seen each other since Fischbach rose to the job a couple of months ago. She insisted upon remaining a senator, although Democrats say she cannot hold both positions. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Fishbach again sued for being senator, lieutenant governor
April 10, 2018 - 6:35pm
Minn students still above average, but tests continue to show racial disparities
April 10, 2018 - 1:25am
April 6, 2018
Karin McCarthy accepted a donations at Cottage Grove City Council meetings on behalf of the Cottage Grove Public Safety Board. She had to step down from her role as board president when she was appointed to become a 10th Judicial District judge. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
McCarthy tapped for 10th Judicial District
April 6, 2018 - 4:00pm
April 5, 2018
Countywide unit deploys during protests: Sheriff’s Office, 8 police departments partner for mobile field force
April 5, 2018 - 10:45am
April 4, 2018
MPCA officials say the plume, containing PFCs, is stable and not causing a rapid increase in PFC levels. Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Health
Lake Elmo's well closure not a sign of things to come
April 4, 2018 - 6:25pm
Over 6 inches of snow fell on south Washington County Monday and Tuesday, but few drivers fell victim to the slippery roads. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Six-inch springtime snowfall does little to slow south Washington drivers
April 4, 2018 - 5:37pm
The East Ridge Robotic Ominous Raptors, or  ERRORS, competed as part of a three-team alliance at the North Star Regional Tournament at the University of Minnesota March 28-31. East Ridge co-captain, Iaong Lor (front row, fourth from right) received the Dean’s List Finalist award for her efforts on improving the team, starting local robotics middle school teams and being the robot driver this year. 
Submitted photo by Bill Driscoll
Tough break: East Ridge robotics team thwarted by unintentional foul
April 4, 2018 - 9:18am
April 3, 2018
Char Whitbred Hemmingson, standing with St. Paul Park fire chief Kurk Lee, is given the firefighter of the year award by Rep. Keith Franke, R-St. Paul Park. Photo courtesy of Sandi Dingle
'Fire in our blood:' Honorary firefighter Char Whitbred-Hemmingson named Firefighter of the Year
April 3, 2018 - 5:25pm
April 2, 2018
Minnesota suicide crisis hotline needs funding, or it will close in May
April 2, 2018 - 7:00am
March 31, 2018
Newport police reports: Vehicle pursuit; stolen water heater
March 31, 2018 - 8:45pm
Cottage Grove police reports: Suspicious activity; theft
March 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 30, 2018
Working groups proposed for $850 million 3M settlement
March 30, 2018 - 12:31pm