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Cottage Grove's Mark Mason named to RE/MAX Hall of Fame
Newport Dollar Store closes
South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Space still available for 2016 Woodbury Days business fair
Construction for inclusive playground in Woodridge Park pushed to 2017
crime and courts
East Ridge Girls Soccer: Raptors dynamic duo eyes next step
Schools remain focused to beat last week's high heat
East Ridge Wrestling: Raptors build youth program from ground up
Magic finish up play at national tournament
East Ridge Legion: Raptors bow out despite stellar showing in playoffs
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
Boys and their bubbles
Car show in St. Paul Park may switch days to avoid scheduling conflict
Cottage Grove, Woodbury splash pads endorsed by parenting magazine
Booya bash cooks up funds for Newport Fire Department
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Cottage Grove Police Department Auction
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Viewpoint: South Washington County should be part of regional transit equation
District 833 School Board Viewpoint: Clarification around teacher contract negotiations
Letter to the editor: Night to Unite, help make our communities safe
Viewpoint: County attorneys face wide-ranging work
Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
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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
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