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Farewell, fire station: Cottage Grove station 2 gets demolished
Dandl named firefighter of the year in Cottage Grove
Lund: Newport TIF district illegal; Mayor’s comments conflict with city position
Showcase local: Cottage Grove area business showcase held
MPCA fines Gerdau $110,000 for regulatory violations
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
arts and entertainment
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Michael R. Fournelle, 68
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Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Andrea J. Sonnee, 59
Joyce Rogers, 76
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Real Estate Showcase
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
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