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Driver rescued after car plunges off Wal-Mart embankment in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove police forming body camera plan
Washington County tables CTIB dissolution as moot
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
Business briefs: Husaby earns honor; YSB hires new coordinator
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Girls' Soccer: Bunnell gets his shot as head coach
A good call: Cottage Grove man gives kidney to fellow umpire
Adapted Floor Hockey: Thunderbolts finish fourth at state
Women's Basketball: Park’s Lamberty is ready for the Big Dance
Boys' Basketball: MSA basketball season ends on a high note
Daughter inspires Woodbury dad to create book and costume combo for wee ones
Beads and bingo: St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Mardi Gras a hit with kids and adults alike
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
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Viewpoint: Research highlights importance of water conservation
Letters to the editor: Park High School orchestra program
Viewpoint: State parks, trails need boost from users, taxpayers
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
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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
May 16, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers fight back as overdose deaths rise
Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported as state legislators made attempts...
May 16, 2016 - 8:04am
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