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Cottage Grove police citations for Feb. 20
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
crime and courts
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
arts and entertainment
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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
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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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
November 29, 2016
Dingle to be St. Paul Park's first woman mayor
After being elected to the Legislature, Keith Franke has announced "with a heavy heart" his resignation as St. Paul Park mayor, effective Jan....
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 17, 2016
Mr. Right goes to Washington
Newly elected as U.S. representative in the Second Congressional District, Woodbury resident Jason Lewis said he believes voters gave Republicans...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
McCollum keeps up the fight
Congresswoman Betty McCollum won 10 of 16 precincts in Woodbury, lost three of four in Afton, won in Newport, and won everywhere in Oakdale...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm