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Mourning and celebration: South Washington County honors the fallen with plaint and prayer
'Mourning and celebration' on Memorial Day
Washington County event celebrates state's oldest standing courthouse
Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
crime and courts
Baseball: Offense carries Raptors past Eastview in section playoffs
Baseball: Park takes advantage of Eagan mistakes
Boys' Lacrosse: Park gets share of SEC title
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
Dale Alberts, 69
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
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
Real Estate Showcase
April 20, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Family IDs man fatally shot by sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights; St. Paul council rejects call for Trump investigation
VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn.—The family of a man killed by Ramsey County sheriff's deputies in Vadnais Heights earlier this week has identified him as Darren Jahnke, 47. "Our hearts are breaking right now," sister Jenny Vance said Wednesday night. All four deputies have been placed...
April 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 13, 2017
Cold Weather Rule protections end April 15
The annual Cold Weather Rule protecting residential energy customers from having their primary heating source disconnected expires April 15....
April 13, 2017 - 8:52am
April 11, 2017
Ravine renovations, roundabout ready to go in Cottage Grove
A three-part, $8.1 million road and park improvement project is set to begin later this spring in Cottage Grove. The Washington County Board...
April 11, 2017 - 11:59am
April 5, 2017
Spared ribs: Western Wis. sanctuary takes in footloose pig
NEW RICHMOND, Wis. -- This little piggy won’t go to market. A 250-pound pig who jumped off a truck at 70 mph on the way to a Sioux Falls,...
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
March 8, 2017
St. Croix County veterinarian sentenced in Minn. sex-trafficking case
A western Wisconsin veterinarian accused of shuttling unwitting sex workers was sentenced Wednesday in Minnesota to prison on two felonies, including...
March 8, 2017 - 2:04pm
January 19, 2017
Jan. 21 Winter Festival at Lake Elmo Park rescheduled
The 14th-annual Washington County Parks Winter Festival originally scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 1515 Keats Ave. N., in Lake Elmo. Activities are free with a park vehicle permit; $7 daily or $30 annually....
January 19, 2017 - 9:44am
December 29, 2016
Zion Lutheran to hold model train show benefit
The Africa mission committee at Zion Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove is holding model train shows Friday and Saturday, Dec. 30-31 to raise funds for its next trip. Everyone is invited to the show from 4-8 p.m. Friday and 2-8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 per person or $10 per family;...
December 29, 2016 - 10:00am
November 23, 2016
‘Hale to the Bird’ run/walk planned Thanksgiving morning in Cottage Grove
Hale to the Bird 5K run/walk, a fundraiser for Friends in Need Food Shelf, will take off at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at Hamlet Park, 8883 Hamlet...
November 23, 2016 - 4:31pm
November 17, 2016
Merrill Community Arts Center expands
Merrill Community Arts Center bought a warehouse next door to their headquarters in a Woodbury industrial park. The 3,840 square foot space will...
November 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
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