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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
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
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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 2, 2017
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
As part of our strategic plan to enhance our climate and culture, new this year is the acknowledgement of a select group of our workforce of more than 3,500 full- and part-time employees.
April 2, 2017 - 8:00am
April 1, 2017
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled their budget targets for the upcoming biennium, and I'm pleased with a number of the priorities. With...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Sen. Dan Schoen viewpoint: GOP majorities must change their tune
Last week, we started to see the priorities of the Senate GOP majority, based on their budget proposals. I was presented with the recommendations...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2017
Viewpoint: Research highlights importance of water conservation
There's a problem brewing beneath our feet in Washington County.
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am
March 25, 2017
Letters to the editor: Park High School orchestra program
Readers weigh in on a potential change to the Park High School orchestra program.
March 25, 2017 - 7:00am
March 19, 2017
Viewpoint: State parks, trails need boost from users, taxpayers
The Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for Minnesota's state parks and trails system during...
March 19, 2017 - 8:00am
March 18, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
How long should governmental agencies be required to retain emails before purging them? Longer than you might first think.
March 18, 2017 - 8:00am
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 4, 2017
Letter to the editor: You can help with FoodShare campaign
The Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign is gearing up to help replenish food shelves across the state during the month of March, and Friends in Need is hoping for your support.
March 4, 2017 - 8:54am
February 26, 2017
Bulletin letter to the editor: Setting record straight on Rep. Franke’s bill
As a 25-year veteran and Minnesota House Veterans Affairs Committee chairman, I’m always looking for ways to help our veterans and ease their...
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am
February 25, 2017
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
We appreciate the love and commitment our families have for their children. We appreciate the support of the community who helps us through our...
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
February 19, 2017
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
There was a whisper of spring in the air, tickling the needles of the pines and ruffling the feathers of the phoebes. I took a deep breath and smiled.
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 11, 2017
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Franke should be straight about his tax credit bill
February 11, 2017 - 8:00am
February 6, 2017
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
As a resident of Cottage Grove, I went to the October Red Rock Corridor Commission meeting to catch up on how the planning was coming. I learned...
February 6, 2017 - 8:00am
February 5, 2017
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
It may be safe to assume most Washington County residents have not heard of county program aid. Yet, it is important to take a glimpse into this key funding resource and learn how the Legislature's attention to this topic could reduce your property tax bill. Property taxes have,...
February 5, 2017 - 9:00am