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Sex trafficking forum planned Sept. 29 in Cottage Grove
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Newport to move community garden
Cottage Grove senior living project moves forward
Cottage Grove police reports for Sept. 23: Burglary, drunken driving, drugs, theft
crime and courts
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: Park offense goes all-out in Tartan win
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
Swimming and Diving: Royals swim ahead of Park in SEC dual
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
arts and entertainment
Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
S. WASH SCHOOL DIST
NRI ASSUME NAME
ORDINANCE NO. 968
David H. Conrad, 69
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Roderic McKenzie, 53
Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
Real Estate Showcase
May 15, 2016
Sieben casts with Dayton, Daudt in chilly fishing opener
Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, who is completing her final legislative session, fished with Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt...
May 15, 2016 - 9:30pm
May 12, 2016
Sunday liquor sales effort sinks again
Minnesotans who forget to buy booze will remain out of luck on Sundays after the state House Thursday rejected a proposal to allow liquor stores to be open seven days a week.
May 12, 2016 - 6:11pm
Sieben's family leave proposal in Senate-passed tax bill
Sen. Katie Sieben's plan would provide partial wage replacement to parents of new babies and workers who take time off to care for family members.
May 12, 2016 - 11:28am
Transportation funding in the legislative headlights
The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch.
May 12, 2016 - 11:19am
May 11, 2016
House committee resurrects body cam regulations
Police body camera video generally would be kept secret in a Minnesota House bill a committee approved 11-2 Tuesday, reviving a measure once...
May 11, 2016 - 9:09am
May 5, 2016
Minnesota Legislature path forward unclear after bonding defeat
The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday's narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year. "I think for those Republicans...
May 5, 2016 - 10:43pm
Railroads promise more money for safer crossings
ST. PAUL -- Railroads carrying hazardous materials across Minnesota came forward Wednesday with a plan to pay more for safer road crossings and training. "The railroads plan to step forward and assist beyond that they usually do," railroad lobbyist John Apitz told House and Senate...
May 5, 2016 - 10:35pm
May 3, 2016
Nearly $1 billion separates public works deal
House and Senate leaders are far apart about how much to spend on public works projects. Nearly $1 billion apart. Minnesota Democratic senators Monday unveiled a plan to borrow money for $1.5 billion for public works projects, things such as finishing the project of bringing water...
May 3, 2016 - 5:11pm
April 26, 2016
Cost of Sieben's family leave plan questioned
Legislation requiring most Minnesota businesses to provide paid family leave to workers is on hold until new cost estimates are available.
April 26, 2016 - 7:38pm
April 25, 2016
GOP picks Holmstadt for Senate District 54 race
Leilani Holmstadt is south Washington County-area Republicans’ pick to seek an open state Senate seat in the fall election.
April 25, 2016 - 1:52pm
April 14, 2016
Graff announces Cottage Grove council candidacy
Cottage Grove has a candidate for one of its open City Council seats. Kim Graff announced this week she will make a bid for a council spot. “I have always been very interested in public service,” said Graff, who serves on the city’s Planning Commission. The council will have...
April 14, 2016 - 11:52am
Minnesota lawmakers ready to get down to budget specifics
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators are ready to put specific numbers to their budget plans, which so far mostly have been generic rhetoric. Senate...
April 14, 2016 - 8:22am
April 12, 2016
Minnesota House lights up fireworks
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House lit up fireworks legislation Monday, but Senate Democrats and Gov. Mark Dayton are expected to douse the red glare. The House voted 73-56 Monday to allow the same type of fireworks in Minnesota that residents now travel to Wisconsin, South Dakota and...
April 12, 2016 - 8:17am
April 8, 2016
Judge orders Lehrke to pay fine, file overdue report in campaign finance case
A Ramsey County judge fined Derrick Lehrke and ordered him to file an amended campaign finance report that explains how money from his past Minnesota House bid was used.
April 8, 2016 - 3:33pm
April 5, 2016
Peterson gets nod for DFL bid; Schoen, Slaten also get party endorsements
Area Democrats picked their candidates for three local legislative races. Cottage Grove City Council member Jen Peterson got the district’s endorsement for the House of Representatives 54A seat over Warren Claflin of South St. Paul. Attendees also endorsed Rep. Dan Schoen for the...
April 5, 2016 - 8:35am