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Cottage Grove home damaged in fire
Public comment changes for Newport council meetings
Bus aide charged in molestation case resigns from South Washington County Schools
Perez revels in royal guard gig for Winter Carnival
Operation opioid: Website, other efforts warn about opioid dangers
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Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
Fashion show will kick off spring anti-hunger campaign
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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October 12, 2016
Election 2016 Q/A: Newport mayor candidate Dan Lund
Newport mayor candidate Dan Lund answers questions about why he should be elected and what the biggest issues in Newport are.
October 12, 2016 - 8:15am
September 13, 2016
Trump will stay on Minnesota ballots, court rules
ST. PAUL — Republican Donald Trump will remain as an option for Minnesota voters, the state Supreme Court ruled on Monday. Wholly dismissing the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's petition to remove Trump from Minnesota ballots, the court said the time is too tight to...
September 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
August 23, 2016
Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
Filings for Newport city races nearly reached double digits as two incumbents filed to run for mayor and seven people will seek two council seats....
August 23, 2016 - 2:48pm
Bailey to run unopposed; Six to vie for two council seats
Cottage Grove voters will have one mayoral option on the Nov. 8 ballot but six choices for city council. Mayor Myron Bailey will run for his...
August 23, 2016 - 2:45pm
August 16, 2016
Election 2016: 2nd District race to garner attention
ST. PAUL — Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota’s eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake in November. Well-known Republican Jason Lewis’ win in the 2nd Congressional District, in the southern Twin Cities and to...
August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
Election 2016: Two advance in special Washington County commissioner race
On paper, it was a six-way skirmish for a vacant seat on the Washington County Board of Commissioners. The reality was less dramatic, as candidates Stan Karwoski and Cheryl Anderson easily captured the first and second-highest vote tallies in a special election Aug. 9 that ran concurrently...
August 16, 2016 - 3:00pm
August 9, 2016
It'll be McCollum vs. Ryan in 4th District race
At a private event in LiliLilydale, Republican candidate Greg Ryan celebrated his first-time primary win after beating out Gene Rechtzigel of Newport and Nikolay Nikolayevich Bey of Woodbury in the 4th Congressional District. Ryan, a St. Paul native, said he’s been troubled by industries...
August 9, 2016 - 11:30pm
2nd District fight will be between Lewis and Craig
Jason Lewis used his celebrity of being a radio talk show host as basis for becoming the Republican nominee to replace U.S. Rep. John Kline.
August 9, 2016 - 10:51pm
August 8, 2016
Lund and Rahm to face off for mayor; seven challengers step into council race
Voters will have at least six options for two Newport City Council seats in the fall election. The filing period closed Tuesday at 5 p.m., with...
August 8, 2016 - 3:24pm
August 6, 2016
South Washington County: Four run in 2nd District GOP primary Aug. 9
Minnesotans may be the best at turning out for general elections, but they have voted in shrinking numbers in primary elections. And there is not much on the Tuesday, Aug. 9, primary ballot to drive those numbers higher. That is too bad, Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon said....
August 6, 2016 - 7:00am
August 4, 2016
Candidate Q&A: 2nd Congressional District
Four Republicans hope to succeed longtime GOP Congressman John Kline, but first they need to get through the Aug. 9 primary and then take on...
August 4, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 3, 2016
Bailey to run unopposed for mayor; Six council candidates to run in election
Six candidates have filed for Cottage Grove City Council seats since the filing period opened Aug. 2. The filing period closed Tuesday at 5 p.m....
August 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
June 5, 2016
Legislative races fill an election gap
This year presents a rare opportunity for Minnesotans to focus on legislative races, and who controls the Legislature.
June 5, 2016 - 12:03am
June 1, 2016
McNamara to retire; Cottage Grove's Tony Jurgens files for GOP in 54B
Tony Jurgens said he and Rep. Denny McNamara had talked over the years about whether he’d be interested in running for the Minnesota House...
June 1, 2016 - 10:53am
May 23, 2016
Messy ending? Check. Special legislative session? We'll see
Sunday's midnight deadline continued legislators' chaos tradition, but the question is whether Gov. Mark Dayton will call a special session to...
May 23, 2016 - 9:31pm