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TCF Bank robbery in Cottage Grove

Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place at TCF Bank in Cottage Grove, 7155 East Point Douglas Road, around 4 p.m. this afternoon. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
COTTAGE GROVE — Police are investigating a bank robbery that took place at TCF Bank, 7155 East Point Douglas Road, around 4 p.m. this afternoon. An unknown male suspect fled ...

Letter to the Editor: Yo-Yo economics, not tax cuts

To the editor:

Pawlenty to skip GOP endorsing convention, going straight to primary

Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty Forum News Service file photo
ST. PAUL --Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has announced he plans to skip early June’s Republican state convention and go straight to the Aug.14 primary, drawing sharp criticism from another ...

A growing divide: As Hudson discusses inclusion, 'Citizens' flagged as hate group

Tony Bol, center, chats with other members of the leadership team and meeting attendees at the Hudson Inclusion Alliance's latest meeting on Tuesday, May 8. Jackie Renzetti / RiverTown Multimedia 1 / 3
Aynaz Anni Cyrus speaks at the Hudson House Hotel Thursday, May 3 to a crowd of more than a hundred poeple. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia 2 / 3
Attendees of the May 8 Hudson Inclusion Alliance meeting share concerns and ideas for making Hudson more inclusive. Jackie Renzetti / RiverTown Multimedia 3 / 3
Editor's note: This is the first in a series exploring the climate surrounding inclusion in the St. Croix River Valley Sitting in a Keys Cafe, Darla Meyers and Dianne Joachim ...

Fishing Frenzy: An interactive look at the 2018 Minnesota fishing opener

Around a half million anglers will venture out this weekend looking to catch the big one during the Minnesota walleye and pike fishing opener.

Minn. cops cite 54% more drivers for texting in annual campaign

ST. PAUL -- For the fourth year in a row, citations for texting while behind the wheel climbed during Minnesota’s annual distracted driving campaign. Officers, deputies and troopers cited 1,576 ...

Cottage Grove Spring Clean-up Day set for May 5

Cottage Grove’s spring clean up day is set for 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5 at the Public Works building, 8635 West Point Douglas Road. The city accepts ...

Tonight's drug forum takes aim at opioids

WOODBURY — The trafficking of deadly opioid painkillers - and what can be done to prevent their onslaught - is the primary focus of a public forum May 1 at ...
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