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Air quality alert: Smoke from Canada wildfires spreading across Minn.

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The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency issued a statewide air quality alert due to smoke spreading across northern Minnesota Friday, Aug. 10, and southern Minnesota on Saturday, Aug. 11.

Changes made at Zumbrota campground as outbreak investigation continues

As the investigation continues into an outbreak of a waterborne illness this summer at a Zumbrota campground, state health officials have been working with the business owner to reduce the ...

One in custody after report of firearm discharge in Denmark Township

DENMARK TOWNSHIP — A suspect was taken into custody Thursday evening after a reported firearm discharge in the 1400 block of 70th Street South. Washington County Sheriff's deputies responded 4:02 ...

Mississippi fuel leak reaches Cottage Grove, Grey Cloud

The Mississippi River, near Grey Cloud Island Township. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia file photo
MISSISSIPPI RIVER — An early-morning oil spill in South St. Paul has spread as far south as Grey Cloud Island. Union Pacific spokeswoman Kristen South said a train derailed around ...

Mary for Mayor

Im writing this letter to endorse Mary Fasbender for Mayor. When I moved here in 1985, Mary was one of my first contacts in this great community. I needed my...

Mary Fasbender is my Hero

During my time in high school, I struggled with the idea of pursuing my childhood dream. I have always wanted to be involved in politics and government, but due to...

Danna Elling Schultz for Mayor of Hastings

I urge voters to support Danna Elling Schultz for Mayor in the August 14 primary.

I've known Danna both as a council colleague and as a friend. I know...

Gov vote: integrity and skill

For twelve years, I served as an elected member of this citys council. While I decided not to run again in 2016, I loved working with constituents of all political...

Mary D. Fasbender - the clear choice for Hastings Mayor

When Mary Fasbender announced she was running for Mayor of Hastings, I became enthused for our city and knew I wanted to help her campaign. As someone who has known...

Incumbents, newcomers flood to Cottage Grove Council race

COTTAGE GROVE — As soon as the gates opened for the Cottage Grove City Council filing period, the candidates rushed in. Four days into the race, six people have already ...


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