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Right place, right time: Citizens honored for life-saving act
Cottage Grove woman broke into home, stole gift card, charges say
Cottage Grove council conducts Stevens’ performance evaluation
Charges: 100-mph chase in Newport ends with DWI, drug charges
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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January 13, 2017
Cottage Grove sets its legislative priorities
The Cottage Grove City Council has several priority issues in the 2017 legislative session, including water conservation, housing, transportation and funding for the East Metro Regional Health and Emergency Response Occupations Center.
January 13, 2017 - 10:45am
County has list of funding requests for state legislators
Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That’s the message county commissioners and staff conveyed to their state representatives and senators at the Washington...
January 13, 2017 - 10:13am
January 12, 2017
St. Paul Park police contract approved
The city approved a two-year contract for 2017 and 2018 with LELS, Inc. Local 334 Police Union that will give police officers a 3 percent increase in wages each year. “It’s a great new agreement for the next two years,” council member Jeff Swenson said. The union’s former...
January 12, 2017 - 1:20pm
January 11, 2017
Johnson joins Newport City Council on split vote
Rozlyn Johnson was appointed to Newport City Council Jan. 5, joining newly-elected Mayor Dan Lund and council members Kevin ChapdeLaine and Bill...
January 11, 2017 - 10:32am
January 10, 2017
Taking the oath: Washington County commissioners sworn in
The Washington County Board of Commissioners began the new year with the swearing in of three members who won re-election to their respective...
January 10, 2017 - 6:50pm
January 6, 2017
New Cottage Grove council ready for a 'very busy' year
Mayor Myron Bailey started his third mayoral term by welcoming newcomers Wayne Johnson and La Rae Mills to the Cottage Grove City Council Jan....
January 6, 2017 - 2:38pm
December 29, 2016
Sieben appointed to Public Utilities Commission
Sen. Katie Sieben will move from elected to appointed office. Gov. Mark Dayton on Wednesday announced he was appointing Sieben to the Minnesota...
December 29, 2016 - 6:11pm
Griffith leaves Cottage Grove Police Department with 'fond memories'
d that being a Cottage Grove public safety officer was what she wanted. Griffith came to Cottage Grove to drill with her National Guard unit,...
December 29, 2016 - 9:00am
December 28, 2016
No pay hike for Washington County commissioners in 2017
Washington County commissioners denied themselves a pay raise for 2017. At their Dec. 20 meeting, commissioners voted to keep annual 2016 salaries of $52,713 unchanged for next year. That figure has remained the same since 2009, Commissioner Karla Bigham said. “I made a commitment...
December 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
Partners in time: Peterson, Olsen leave Cottage Grove City Council after eight years
They arrived together and will leave together. Elected to Cottage Grove City Council in 2008 and re-elected in 2012, Jen Peterson and Justin...
December 28, 2016 - 9:00am
December 21, 2016
Firefighters tell of PTSD struggles at Schoen roundtable
Minnesota Legislature Angela Eder said she saw the extreme toll post-traumatic stress disorder can play on emergency workers when her firefighter...
December 21, 2016 - 2:46pm
December 19, 2016
Schoen to convene roundtable on public safety worker PTSD
Rep. Dan Schoen will lead a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 20, on public safety workers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Schoen, DFL-St....
December 19, 2016 - 7:33am
December 15, 2016
St. Paul Park adopts 2017 budget
The 2017 budget has been set in St. Paul Park, showing that property owners will pay about $14 more in city taxes in 2017 than 2016. The city budget is increasing 2 percent. The increase will help fund an electronic records management system, a replacement squad car, water meter replacements,...
December 15, 2016 - 4:00pm
Cottage Grove levy increases 4.99 percent
The Cottage Grove City Council adopted the 2017 budget Dec. 7, with a 4.99 percent increase over 2016. City taxes per capita will be $419. General...
December 15, 2016 - 8:30am
December 14, 2016
St. Paul mayor opens governor run
ST. PAUL — Mayor Chris Coleman of St. Paul is running for Minnesota governor. He filed paperwork on Tuesday, Dec. 13, to run in the 2018 election...
December 14, 2016 - 6:00am