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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
Garage Sale Map Hunter
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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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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
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