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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park Police reports for April 28
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
arts and entertainment
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Norma Jean Snider
Michael R. Fournelle, 68
Thomas G. Yetter, 68
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Andrea J. Sonnee, 59
Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
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April 21, 2017
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
ST. PAUL—Minnesota communities could not regulate wages, benefits or employee scheduling under legislation that appears headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. Bill sponsor Sen. Jeremy Miller, R-Winona, said that it would not hamper local control, as critics say. "I am all for local control...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 20, 2017
Widow of accident victim makes last-minute plea for Minn. transportation funding
ST. PAUL—Beth Hodgman pleaded that southern Minnesota's U.S. 14 be made safer. "Drivers make mistakes, but they shouldn't be life sentences,"...
April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 19, 2017
Minnesota governor expects GOP transportation plan to win
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's Democratic governor admitted he probably will accept a Republican transportation funding plan he does not like, rural...
April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 18, 2017
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
River Oaks Golf Course has been under Parks and Recreation Department control for a full quarter now, after being managed by the city council...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 13, 2017
Cottage Grove commission seats filled
A resignation on the Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation lead to a vacancy filled by Marie Sumtine. Sumtine serves on the South Washington County Historical Society and the Minnesota Genealogy Library. Sumtine will serve a term ending February 2018. “I think she will make...
April 13, 2017 - 1:03pm
April 12, 2017
Newport's Sixth Street fishing pier project ditched
The Newport City Council voted against granting a variance required to pass engineering designs of an handicapped-accessible path to the pie...
April 12, 2017 - 8:30am
March 30, 2017
Cottage Grove to revise business incentive policy
The Economic Development Authority will spend the next few months deciding what kinds of subsidies, public financing or incentives they're willing...
March 30, 2017 - 8:30am
March 29, 2017
Washington County tables CTIB dissolution as moot
The Washington County Board tables a resolution to dissolve the Counties Transit Improvement Board at its March 28 meeting.
March 29, 2017 - 9:38am
March 28, 2017
Jahner joins St. Paul Park City Council
Gregory Jahner III was sworn in as the newest council member by Mayor Sandi Dingle at the March 20 City Council meeting. "Thanks again for giving...
March 28, 2017 - 10:11am
March 22, 2017
New Cottage Grove fire station funded by bonding, refinancing
The city is issuing a new round of bonding to pay for the $9 million central fire station. The central fire station, slotted for construction...
March 22, 2017 - 8:30am
March 21, 2017
Newport ordinance restricts offender residency
The city of Newport is tightening restrictions on where predatory offenders can live.
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 17, 2017
St. Paul Park alley paving project finally a go
The project was first set out to bid last summer, but was tabled when the bids came back too high. Now, St. Paul Park City Council members are...
March 17, 2017 - 8:30am
March 13, 2017
Transit board's breakup delayed by Dakota County objections
Washington County is caught in the middle of a messy divorce.
March 13, 2017 - 3:13pm
March 9, 2017
Jahner joins St. Paul Park City Council
After being down a member for nearly three months, the St. Paul Park City Council will swear in Gregory Jahner III as the newest member March...
March 9, 2017 - 3:23pm
Special TIF bill supported without Newport mayor
The Washington County Community Development Agency, with the support of the city of Newport, will seek state legislation regarding their TIF...
March 9, 2017 - 8:30am