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School Board briefs: Adapted bowling a go; Wurm earns volunteer award
Grey Cloud Island budget approved
I-494 crash Tuesday leaves Colorado man hospitalized
Park Indian head mosaic to be removed
County offers free entry until July 1 to renovated Ravine Park
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'Bolts claim second at state
New Life succumbs to Minnehaha in section finals
East Ridge falls to Cretin in section finals
New Life Eagles soar into section finals
Raptors escape Royals
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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CITY OF NEWPORT: 4/12/18 Public Hearing - Conditional Use Permit
CITY OF NEWPORT: 4/12/18 Public Hearing - Subdivision of Property
CITY OF NEWPORT: Ordinance 2018-02 Summary - Amendments to Code
SOUTH WASHINGTON CO. SCHOOLS: Ad For Bids- Parking Lot Reconstruction
CITY OF ST. PAUL PARK: 2018 Open Book Property Assessment Meetings
Two Fairview Woodbury Physicians Named 2018 Rising Stars
Eastbrooke to add 124 new homes on northern border
McDonald's reconstruction takes a bite out of fall, instead
Triple Angels applies to be latest assisted living facility in Cottage Grove
TJ Maxx/ Home Goods announced as first Home Depot tenant in Cottage Grove
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Arvid D. Wright
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Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
Editorial: Shame on us
Viewpoint: Ensuring 3M settlement funds stay in our communities
Letter: 'Thank you' from Karla Bigham
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September 3, 2017
Letters: Invest in schools; Thanks, Washington County
As a father and grandfather, I've spent the last number of years seeing how important our schools are for our kids. Now that they're starting...
September 3, 2017 - 8:00am
September 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Successful living and learning are based on relationships
As the summer vacation winds down for our students, the excitement of a new year comes, in part, from the opportunity for students to rekindle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:45am
August 30, 2017
Editorial: The continuing need for vaccinations is clear
The region's measles outbreak ended just in time as thousands upon thousands of children return to classrooms and young adults head to college....
August 30, 2017 - 7:13pm
August 24, 2017
Editorial: Help kids get back to school safely
Back to school. Back to the routine. Back to the unpredictable, too — at least until things settle down. Young children's reactions often...
August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
August 23, 2017
Letter: Town hall meetings would help constituents
Recent letters to the editor have discussed whether elected officials such as U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis should meet personally with their constituents at town hall meetings. One writer suggested that such meetings are unneeded and that serious concerns can be adequately communicated through...
August 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 21, 2017
Letters: Night to Unite a success; Democracy does not equal mob rule
I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that helped make the Night to Unite at Newport Lutheran Church such a success on Aug 1. I especially...
August 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
The South Washington County School Board will vote on two remaining middle school boundary plan options at its meeting on Sept. 7. This decision...
August 21, 2017 - 7:09am
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
August 13, 2017
Viewpoint: Water ban has ended but water conservation remains important
The city watering ban ended Aug. 1, and we've all been able to breathe a sigh of relief. Construction of a water treatment facility at Well 10...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am
August 11, 2017
Letters: Medicaid changes need to prioritize; An almost-missed message to Lewis' 'town hall meeting'
Katie Nelson's recent story ("Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients") featured personal stories of those who have benefited from public safety net programs. Good stuff, but unfortunately, focusing on those low-income families, children and those...
August 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 5, 2017
Letter: We need courage, not cowards, in Congress
We need courage, not cowards, in Congress Three Republican Senators just saved more than 20 million American lives. That's called courage, and...
August 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 3, 2017
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
Summer enters the home stretch this week, which means August has arrived and we're at the height of fair time. As soon as one closes, another...
August 3, 2017 - 8:59am
July 24, 2017
Letters to the editor: Thanks for supporting Park theater trip
Two weeks ago, a group of kids from the Park High School Thespian Troupe 6136 got the thrilling privilege to travel on a bus to exotic Lincoln,...
July 24, 2017 - 10:12am
July 19, 2017
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
It's obvious the world is changing at a rapid rate. What an understatement. The older generation reminisces about the time when the world moved...
July 19, 2017 - 4:15pm