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Minnesotans sign up to vote in record numbers
Newport candidate forum set for Sept. 27
'Relishing the moment:' Wienermobile visits Cottage Grove
Jacob Wetterling memorial: 'Our love for you will never die'
Edina Realty-Cottage Grove adds McGeehan
crime and courts
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts roll in home opener
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
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
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
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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
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February 4, 2016
Cottage Grove council member to run for House
Cottage Grove City Council member Jen Peterson is making another run for state office. Peterson announced Thursday she will seek the DFL endorsement...
February 4, 2016 - 3:57pm
February 3, 2016
Rep. Schoen to run for Senate
State Rep. Dan Schoen wants to move from the House to the Senate.
February 3, 2016 - 9:44am
February 2, 2016
Dayton says special session won't happen
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday ended his hopes for a special legislative session to extend unemployment benefits to Iron Rangers, begin the process of matching state identification cards with federal requirements and launch efforts to reduce a financial disparity between black...
February 2, 2016 - 12:50pm
Sieben won't seek re-election to Senate
State Sen. Katie Sieben won’t seek re-election this fall, ending a 14-year legislative run and creating a potentially competitive 2016 race...
February 2, 2016 - 11:31am
January 31, 2016
Gov. Dayton hospitalized after fainting at Woodbury event
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton was hospitalized Sunday night after fainting while speaking at an event in Woodbury, his office announced.
January 31, 2016 - 10:21pm
January 29, 2016
State lawmakers plan town hall meetings
State lawmakers representing south Washington County are planning two upcoming town hall meetings: • Monday, Feb. 1, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Hastings City Hall, 101 Fourth St., hosted by Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, and Rep. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings. • Wednesday, March...
January 29, 2016 - 12:00pm
January 5, 2016
Democrat Lawrence drops out of 2nd District race
One of the leading Democratic candidates for Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District is pulling out of the race. Mary Lawrence, a physician, said Tuesday she was ending her campaign. Lawrence said in a statement she would not win the party endorsement through the caucus process and...
January 5, 2016 - 4:04pm
Forum set for 2nd District Democratic hopefuls Sunday in Hastings
Three DFL candidates running in the 2nd Congressional District will answer questions from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Jan. 10, at Hastings City Hall. They are Angie Craig, Roger Kittleson and Dr. Mary Lawrence. The session is open to the public. The three are looking to replace U.S. Rep. John...
January 5, 2016 - 1:28pm
October 13, 2015
Lewis announces GOP bid in 2nd Congressional District
Lewis listed his home as Woodbury, just outside of the district, and his campaign headquarters as Cottage Grove, just inside the district.
October 13, 2015 - 11:18am
October 9, 2015
Speaker spotlight could swing to Kline
ST. PAUL -- The spotlight shone on U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin Friday as House Republicans struggled to find a new leader, but the Washington...
October 9, 2015 - 5:08pm
September 24, 2015
State may sue Lehrke over campaign finance filing
Former Cottage Grove City Council member Derrick Lehrke faces a possible civil lawsuit for failing to file an amended finance report and pay a fine related to his 2012 legislative campaign. The Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board mailed a summons and complaint...
September 24, 2015 - 4:30pm
September 14, 2015
Lawmakers accused of 'making out' apologize for handling of dispute with park ranger, step down from ethics panel
Rep. Dan Schoen of St. Paul Park, a police officer, had requested the legislators apologize to law enforcement.
September 14, 2015 - 11:56am
September 3, 2015
Kline won't seek re-election in 2016
U.S. Rep. John Kline announced Thursday he won’t seek another term in Congress next year.
September 3, 2015 - 10:48am