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February 23, 2018
The sign for the 3M Chemolite plant located in Cottage Grove can be seen from Highway 61. A settlement between 3M and the state may allocate money for Cottage Grove to construct water treatment facilities. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Cottage Grove, Woodbury prepare for 3M settlement disbursements
February 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
Minnesota state Rep. Rod Hamilton says on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018, that he would like to expand state programs that help provide fresh fruit and vegatables to schools. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Lawmakers say meetings can help fight childhood hunger
February 23, 2018 - 11:39am
The city revoked Advanced Disposal's permit to operate at 1545 Seventh Ave. at the Feb. 15 city council meeting. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Advanced Disposal loses Newport operations
February 23, 2018 - 7:49am
February 22, 2018
Karla Bigham
Bigham's commissioner role to be filled by appointment
February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm
Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Fire Department
Barn destroyed in Denmark Township fire
February 22, 2018 - 2:29pm
Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr, Attorney General Lori Swanson, and Pollution Control Agency Commissioner John Linc Stine discussed the uses of the $850 million settlement between the state and 3M Feb. 21. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
February 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
Authorities say the Hudson Walmart and other area stores were targeted last summer by a group of thieves who transacted fraudulent gift-card purchases. File photo
Charges: Cross-state Walmart scam involved employee impersonation
February 22, 2018 - 9:05am
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson speaks at a news conference Feb. 20. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
February 22, 2018 - 8:28am
February 21, 2018
Families share shocking stories of elder abuse at Minn. care centers
February 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
Windom, Minn., Mayor Dominic Jones tells reporters Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that his city cannot afford to build a $15 million sewage treatment plant without state help. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Cities say they need state money to meet water rules
February 21, 2018 - 5:38pm
President Eric Kaler of the University of Minnesota says on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that construction projects he wants on his campuses involve repairs, not new facilities. Don Davis / Forum News Service
'No new bright, shiny objects' in U of M bonding request
February 21, 2018 - 3:31pm
Minnesota Senate President Michelle Fischbach, also the state lieutenant governor, presides over the Senate on opening day of the session on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Democrats say Fischbach, a Republican, cannot hold both offices. David Oakes / Senate photographer
New suit against Fishbach may depend on election timing
February 21, 2018 - 10:31am
February 20, 2018
Karla Bigham. Submitted photo
WATCH: Bigham gets sworn in
February 20, 2018 - 10:41am
Cottage Grove houses one of the east metro's 3M sites. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
State v. 3M trial halts before it begins
February 20, 2018 - 10:10am
February 17, 2018
Newport police reports: Hit and run; thefts
February 17, 2018 - 8:00pm
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