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South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Cottage Grove winter lights contest deadline nears
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
crime and courts
Girls' hockey: Wolfpack a goal shy of 2-0 start
Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Wolfpack athletes prepare to play in college
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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SoWashCo Sch. Dist. 101817 Board Minutes
MN Board of Pardons Thomas Just
Dakota Supply Group vs Greg Hoffman Plumbing
US Bank National Assoc. vs Tracy Reitmann
Deutsche Bank vs. Henry Wavamunno
Philip M. LaVenture
Alvina M. Kirchner
Thomas "Tom" Henschell
Alvin J. Martin
Lev J. Dyadkin
Letter to the editor: Congrats on School Board victory, and thanks for support
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
Letters to the editor: Referendum needed for our kids; Vote 'yes' to keep District 833 strong
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crime and courts
October 2, 2017
Las Vegas attack leaves Farmington native in critical condition
Farmington native Philip Aurich remains in critical condition following the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. He was among the hundreds injured...
October 2, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 28, 2017
Fraudulent caller targets Woodbury senior in $39,000 scam
Woodbury police believe an 82-year-old man was the victim of a multi-thousand-dollar scam after a caller who claimed to be the man's grandson...
September 28, 2017 - 9:39am
September 27, 2017
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
There’s a difference between losing someone after a long illness and a death that occurs suddenly. Mark and Sue Riley learned that the hard...
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
September 26, 2017
Authorities: More molestation victims of former South Washington County Schools bus assistant
Washington County officials believe four additional children were victims of a former School District 833 bus attendant who was accused in February...
September 26, 2017 - 5:04pm
Cottage Grove police reports: Teenage shoplifters; Disorderly conduct
Three 13-year-old males, two from St. Paul Park and one from Cottage Grove, were referred to the Youth Service Bureau Sept. 8 for shoplifting...
September 26, 2017 - 8:45am
September 23, 2017
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
A Woodbury woman reported Aug. 21 that her cowgirl horseshoe purse was stolen while she was at the American Legion, 328 Broadway Ave., during...
September 23, 2017 - 8:00am
September 16, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Garage graffiti; Clown sighting
A 51-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested Aug. 26 on suspicion of domestic assault following an altercation with his 16-year-old son. Police...
September 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
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 11, 2017
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 8, 2017
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
September 6, 2017
Maubach sentenced to 19 years on sex trafficking charges
A Mahtomedi man faces an 18-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to felony sex trafficking charges involving at least two women. Shaun...
September 6, 2017 - 2:08pm
August 31, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Stolen lawn angel; underage drinking party
A 40-year-old Cottage Grove man was cited for violating the city's social host ordinance following a report of an underage drinking party Aug....
August 31, 2017 - 8:45am
August 28, 2017
Woodbury man sentenced on fourth sex offense
A registered sex offender will serve nearly a 1 1/2-year prison sentence for attempting to solicit a 15-year-old girl for sex using an anonymous...
August 28, 2017 - 4:07pm