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St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
All Saints' Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Clayton E. Tibbs, 73
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
September 12, 2016
Highway 61/Highway 10 lane closures near Hastings scheduled for Sept.12-15
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter lane closures and delays on both directions Highway 61 in Denmark Township north of Hastings as crews begin paving the highway. Beginning at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, southbound Highway 61 between Maycrest Avenue and just north of the...
September 12, 2016 - 8:56am
September 2, 2016
Benefit planned for Park grad Nick Maestas Sept. 3
Family and friends of Nick Maestas are organizing a benefit fundraiser from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at American Legion Post 98, 823 Broadway Ave., St. Paul Park. Activities will include an appearance by 92 KQRS radio host Brian Zepp from 4-6 p.m., food, music and a silent auction....
September 2, 2016 - 9:00am
August 11, 2016
Franke’s Bar in St. Paul Park damaged in fire
The attic above Franke’s Bar, 304 Broadway Ave., owned by St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke, caught fire just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. There were...
August 11, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 8, 2016
Web app tracks prevalence of radon in Washington County
A majority of Minnesota counties have high average levels of radon, according to a new online tool that tracks the prevalence of the odorless gas linked to thousands of lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year. The Minnesota Department of Health collected radon data from 86,000 residential...
August 8, 2016 - 7:00am
August 3, 2016
Washington County Fair: Master Gardeners offer new activities plus demonstration garden
Visitors of all ages are encouraged to interact with nature at a variety of new and old activities offered by Washington County master gardeners at the county fair, Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 3-7, in Lake Elmo. At the new Discovery Center, kids can visit the Mystical Magical Monarch...
August 3, 2016 - 7:00am
August 2, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive south of Dale Road that was contaminated by chemicals manufactured by the company. Beginning Tuesday the company started reducing its level...
August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 1, 2016
South Washington Counties cities plan Night to Unite, National Night Out parties
Neighbors in south Washington County will come together Tuesday, Aug. 2, to strengthen bonds with each other and with public safety providers....
August 1, 2016 - 6:00am
July 29, 2016
South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Last year’s duathlon in Ojibway Park was the first big run for Ava Chabot of Cottage Grove. She loved it and was inspired to join the track-and-field...
July 29, 2016 - 6:00am
July 23, 2016
Cottage Grove: Police will take Citizens Academy applications until Aug. 12
The Cottage Grove Police Department is hosting its Citizens Academy for the sixth year in a row, with the theme: “How does your police department work for you?” The free eight-week program gives 20 Cottage Grove residents age 21 and over the chance to learn about Cottage Grove...
July 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
Cottage Grove: 80th Street to close Aug. 1-11
80th Street between Jamaica Avenue and Ideal Avenue is scheduled to close from Aug. 1-11 for a pavement replacement project. Road work will be done during extended hours, between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m to 6 p.m. on Sunday, in order to decrease the length...
July 22, 2016 - 6:00am
July 21, 2016
Area rivers, lakes make ‘polluted’ list
Several waters in south Washington County are listed as having some kind of impairment.
July 21, 2016 - 4:30pm
Giant bridge segments hauled downriver from Grey Cloud Island
It's finally starting to look like a bridge. The concrete-and-cable span that will become the St. Croix River bridge is taking shape between...
July 21, 2016 - 10:26am
July 19, 2016
Candlelight vigil for police officers held all week
There will be a candlelight vigil held on the 80th Street bridge in Cottage Grove every night at 9 p.m. through Sunday, July 24. The first vigil...
July 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 12, 2016
Memorializing her life: Danielle Jelinek's parents reflect
Ed and Jan Jelinek reflect on their late daughter, Danielle.
July 12, 2016 - 4:00pm