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December 4, 2016
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tells reporters Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, that a $1.4 billion expected surplus is better than the $6 billion deficit he faced when he took office in 2011. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Minnesota reports state budget surplus, but with federal uncertainty
December 4, 2016 - 9:40pm
December 2, 2016
Newport appointment applications accepted until Dec. 19 for council and commission seats
December 2, 2016 - 8:30am
November 30, 2016
Plans for new roadways and parking lots at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park are funded for construction next year, but 2020 improvements are at risk unless new funding methods are found. (Submitted photo)
Funding shortage could stall some park upgrades in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
November 30, 2016 - 8:00am
November 29, 2016
Rural Minnesota residents face economic challenges, opportunities
November 29, 2016 - 1:42pm
November 18, 2016
Chronic illnesses drive soaring health insurance costs in Minnesota
November 18, 2016 - 10:28am
November 10, 2016
TIF district in Newport. (Submitted photo)
Split council affirms TIF support: Work on development area to move ahead in Newport
November 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 9, 2016
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump greets supporters during his election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
November 8, 2016
Protestors face off with police officers Oct. 27 north of Cannon Ball, N.D. (Forum News Service photo by Michael Vosburg)
Sheriffs, law enforcement catch flak for sending officers to pipeline protest
November 8, 2016 - 10:04am
November 3, 2016
Accessory building ordinance to be amended in St. Paul Park
November 3, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 2, 2016
Washington County recently received approval to acquire right-of-way on three parcels surrounding the project area. (Submitted photo)
Land acquired for Grey Cloud bridge: County, watershed to build bridge on County Road 75
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
One of the tasks completed during the first ten years of the Wellhead Protection Plan was identifying where the water comes from. The map outlines the city's 11 wells and the groundwater capture zones for one year and ten years, as well as the area contributing surface water. (Submitted photo)
Well water watch underway in city: City to implement 10-year well monitoring program
November 2, 2016 - 8:30am
October 28, 2016
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
October 28, 2016 - 8:00am
October 27, 2016
The St. Paul Park fire department, which is all volunteer, will cover its firefighters under a new statewide retirement plan. (Bulletin file photo)
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
October 27, 2016 - 8:30am
October 26, 2016
The county's proposed project area (shown left) and the Red Rock Village development's project area (shown right) will overlap if both are passed by the city council, but the TIF districts would not. (Submitted photos)
Newport City Council rejects TIF vote, new vote set for Nov. 3
October 26, 2016 - 8:31am
The Red Rock Village development will have multifamily housing, townhomes, office and retail space, a grocery store and a restaurant. (Submitted photo)
Newport City Council to fast-track Red Rock Village TIF district
October 26, 2016 - 8:30am