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Hillside Elementary students learn A-B-Cs of songwriting
Reward offered after racial note left in place of stolen medals at Cottage Grove soccer tournament
Former Hudson man convicted of child battery charged again in Minnesota with new crime
Shepard Farm community gardens open in Cottage Grove
Charges: Minnesota couple operated ‘large-scale’ sex trafficking enterprise; arrest made in Woodbury
crime and courts
Track and Field: MSA distance runner Wolfgram is back for more
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors lose twice in SEC games
Boys' Lacrosse: Wolfpack lose first SEC game
Girls' Golf: Royals stay near top of SEC standings
Boys' Tennis: Park enters section play with momentum
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
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A heritage of giving: Domeier remembered as tireless and generous
Tennis was 'just a hard-working guy'
Cottage Grove film festival sees bigger picture
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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
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
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May 9, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers seeking increased female genital mutilation penalties
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislation to battle female genital mutilation now includes penalties requiring up to 20 years in prison and fines...
May 9, 2017 - 3:00pm
Trump picks Minnesota justice for federal court
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump nominated a Minnesota Supreme Court justice to a St. Louis-based federal appeals court. The White House...
May 9, 2017 - 9:46am
April 18, 2017
Franken's rising national profile is no joke
GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. — Al Franken was famous before this year. Thanks to a past career he is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable members...
April 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 24, 2017
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
South Washington County lawmakers’ positions on legalizing Sunday alcohol sales may reflect the issue’s status in the Minnesota Legislat...
February 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
February 15, 2017
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
ST. PAUL — Opponents of a proposal to allow carrying handguns for life say the legislation would allow people to carry guns after it is...
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
January 23, 2017
Dayton collapses during State of State speech
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton collapsed during his State of the State speech Monday night, Jan. 23, getting up and walking away a few...
January 23, 2017 - 8:29pm
January 22, 2017
Nearly 100,000 join Women’s March in St. Paul as crowd estimate moves up
ST. PAUL —An estimated 90,000 to 100,000 people — nearly five times the expected number — formed a blocks-long protest from Cathedral Hill...
January 22, 2017 - 7:59am
January 13, 2017
County: More state money, or property taxes could rise
Washington County Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That's the message county commissioners and staff will convey to their state representatives and senators...
January 13, 2017 - 10:19am
January 7, 2017
Bonding a common bond for south Washington County lawmakers
All three south Washington County lawmakers will be involved when the Legislature crafts a new state public works funding bill.
January 7, 2017 - 3:09pm
January 5, 2017
Dingle appointed first woman St. Paul Park mayor
Council member Sandi Dingle was appointed mayor at the Jan. 3 city council meeting, making her the first female mayor of St. Paul Park.
January 5, 2017 - 10:42am
December 31, 2016
Some see new hope for Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — Suddenly, an opening has appeared in a long effort to allow liquor stores to be open on Sundays.A chance, not a guarantee by any...
December 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
League of Women Voters prepares early for next redistricting
The local League of Women Voters Minnesota chapter is gearing up to have a say in the next redistricting process. During an information-packed meeting last month, League of Women Voters Woodbury-Cottage Grove members explored how they and others can get involved in the redistricting...
December 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 20, 2016
Geraghty calls it quits after 33 years on Newport City Council
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty bows out of city politics after 33 years on the city council.
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Dayton, Daudt head into session with 'damaged relationship'
The two top Minnesota political leaders will approach the legislative session in January with a "damaged relationship" following a failure to...
December 20, 2016 - 7:51am
December 14, 2016
Lund, Mills top local campaign spenders
A Newport city council candidate topped local fundraising in the 2016 election, but a Cottage Grove city council member spent the most of area city candidates. Candidates for city races in Newport and Cottage Grove recently submitted campaign finance reports detailing their contributions...
December 14, 2016 - 4:00pm