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Minn. roundup: Heroin dealer found guilty in first of 4 deaths; Crystal police say they shot armed man on disc golf course
Green thumbs gather at St. Paul Park's Art and Garden event
South Washington County Memorial Day programs are open to all
Alleged 2-state crime spree ends with Taser incident in Prescott
Opinion Brewing's liquor license in jeopardy
crime and courts
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
Royals, Park compete in last-chance meet
Eagles win Saturday morning game to take MCAA title
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
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Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
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May 24, 2017
Franke's HIV/AIDS strategic plan bill becomes law
A bill requiring an HIV/AIDS strategic plan authored by Rep. Keith Franke, R-St. Paul Park, and Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, became law late...
May 24, 2017 - 8:30am
May 23, 2017
Cottage Grove imposes watering ban after state PFC decision
Cottage Grove announced a watering ban and encouraged citizens to participate in water conservation in light of the Minnesota Department of Health's...
May 23, 2017 - 11:29pm
Fire service: Quebodeaux and Dahlquist given Meritorious Service Award
Part-time firefighter/EMTs Matt Dahlquist and Dave Quebodeaux can't get enough of public safety. Dahlquist and Quebodeaux received the Meritorious...
May 23, 2017 - 1:50pm
Outdoor fee hikes approved by Minn. lawmakers
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans who like to hunt and fish, drive a snowmobile or all-terrain vehicle or visit a state park can expect to pay more...
May 23, 2017 - 8:56am
May 13, 2017
Washington County Sheriff prompted Forest Lake to reverse itself on getting rid of police force
FOREST LAKE, Minn.—It didn't take Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry long to make his decision. After watching the Forest Lake City Council vote to disband the city's police department on Monday night, sitting through lengthy public comments at the Washington County Board...
May 13, 2017 - 2:00pm
May 12, 2017
Cottage Grove joins Minnesota cities opposing legislation
Cottage Grove has joined over 50 Minnesota cities opposing legislation that would shift control away from cities for various different actions. There have been over 30 bills proposed this session that would restrict or remove cities’ rights on matters such as right-of-ways, zoning...
May 12, 2017 - 8:30am
May 11, 2017
Legislature slows budget work as senator heads to ill father
ST. PAUL — Work on the Minnesota state budget slowed Wednesday, May 10, to allow a senator to be with her dying father. House members pressed...
May 11, 2017 - 9:30am
Studying a hazardous stretch: officials seek guidance as accidents increase near 94/494/694 interchange
WOODBURY, Minn. — State lawmakers are seeking a long-term vision for a heavily used freeway interchange in the east metro, amid safety...
May 11, 2017 - 8:52am
May 10, 2017
Recycling center implements odor mitigators
The Ramsey/ Washington Recycling and Energy Board has completed its odor study and is looking for implementations to mitigate odors originating...
May 10, 2017 - 4:00pm
Starry sworn in as sheriff
Dan Starry was sworn in May 2 as the new Washington County Sheriff. Tenth Judicial District Judge Gregory G. Galler administered the oath while...
May 10, 2017 - 3:43pm
MN Legislature moves on budget, without governor deal
ST. PAUL—Republicans who control the Minnesota Legislature are moving their budget plan over Democratic claims that their actions are illegal....
May 10, 2017 - 8:59am
May 9, 2017
Cottage Grove community center conversation returns
The strategic plan created by the city council last year has been revised to fit the new council's goals for 2017 and 2018, adding the community center back into the fold.
May 9, 2017 - 8:00am
May 8, 2017
Police reserves program sees growth, change
At capacity, the Cottage Grove police reserves team is only about 20 officers, but the small unit has gone through a lot of growth and change...
May 8, 2017 - 11:12am
May 5, 2017
Minnesota Senate sends abortion bills to governor who plans to veto them
ST. PAUL—Minnesota senators are sending a pair of abortion restriction bills to the governor, who promises to veto them. A mostly Republican...
May 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
Is Real ID done yet? Minnesota Senate leader says: 'We're working on it'
ST. PAUL — Real ID, the legislation that would give Minnesotans assurance that their state-issued identification would meet federal standards, still isn't completed at the Legislature. The joint-House-Senate committee charged with crafting a compromise to get a bill to Gov....
May 5, 2017 - 1:01pm