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Fate of Park Indian head mosaic divides community

It may have begun as a rumor, but now it’s officially a controversy. Thursday, members of the District 833 American Indian Parent Committee urged the South Washington County School Board ...
William Loeffler

William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009. 

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Boys' basketball: East Ridge's defense shuts down Royals

East Ridge guard TJ Kelly's defense on Woodbury star Michael Jones was a major factor in the Raptors' 69-44 win at Woodbury Tuesday. Photos by John Molene / Sports Writer 1 / 3
Woodbury's Ryan Christensen (34) is tied up by East Ridge's Zach Zebrowski (5) as he tries to go to the basket in the first half Tuesday. 2 / 3
Woodbury's David Alston (32) goes to the basket in the first half against the defense of East Ridge's Kendall Brown (10). 3 / 3
The first two these two archrivals played this season – a 69-57 Woodbury win at East Ridge back on Jan. 10 – a more experienced Woodbury team took advantage of ...
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Lake Elmo woman, 25, likely died of hypothermia along rural Cottage Grove Road

Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was discovered Feb. 10 along the 6600 block of Keats Avenue in Cottage Grove.
William Loeffler

William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009. 

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Former Minn. teacher sent to prison for robbing pharmacies at gunpoint

Melanie Sue Parkin
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A former special-education teacher for South St. Paul schools was sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 6, in Dakota County District Court to three years in prison for ...
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Dozens arrested in Super Bowl sex trafficking sting

Minnesota law enforcement agencies arrested more than three dozen people on felony prostitution and child sex-trafficking charges in the week leading up to the Super Bowl, according to the Minnesota ...
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Minn. third-grader pulls trigger of cop’s gun, fires shot

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — Nobody was injured Monday afternoon, Feb. 5, when a student at the Harmony Learning Center fired a school liaison officer’s gun, Maplewood police say. The officer was ...
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Here's how to do the Super Bowl "Bold North" cheer

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Crew 52 Super Bowl volunteers from Cottage Grove, Woodbury and Oakdale rallied Jan. 26 at the Health East Sports Center in Woodbury, where they showed off their gear and chanted ...
William Loeffler

William Loeffler is a playwright and journalist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He worked 15 years writing features for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. He has also written travel stories based on his trips to all seven continents. He and his wife, Michelle, ran the Boston Marathon in 2009. 

(651) 319-4501
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Woodbury proposes fees for public data inspection

Woodbury City Hall. File photo.
The City of Woodbury is asking the state Legislature to allow inspection fees for public data under Minnesota’s open records law, citing financial burdens from records requests. The proposal was ...
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Woodbury swimmers edge Park in final event

Woodbury's Timothy Rizzo swims to a win in the 200-yard IM in 2:05.36. Rizzo also won the 100-yard butterfly and swam anchor legs teams on two winning relay teams in Woodbury's 91-89 win against Park Jan. 23, 2018, in the Cottage Grove Middle School pool. John Molene / Sports Writer 1 / 2
Park's Blake Harre swims in the 100-yard butterfly Tuesday. Harre finished third in the varsity event with a time of 1:02.36. John Molene / Sports Writer 2 / 2
It came down to the final leg of the final relay and a narrow Woodbury win to lift the Royals to a thrilling 91-89 win over host Park Tuesday, Jan. ...
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Stream the State of the State address and Democratic response

FILE PHOTO: Doug Burgum announces his candidacy for North Dakota governor during a press conference Jan. 14, 2016, at The Stage in Island Park, Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
You can stream the State of the State address by Gov. Doug Burgum from Minot State University at this link beginning at 10 a.m. Following Burgum's address, State Rep. Ron ...
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