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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara ‘strongly leaning toward’ a run
Former state lawmaker Bigham announces Senate run; GOP Reps. Jurgens and Franke considering bids
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
crime and courts
Girls' hockey: Wolfpack a goal shy of 2-0 start
Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Wolfpack athletes prepare to play in college
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
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
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SoWashCo Sch. Dist. 101817 Board Minutes
MN Board of Pardons Thomas Just
Dakota Supply Group vs Greg Hoffman Plumbing
US Bank National Assoc. vs Tracy Reitmann
Deutsche Bank vs. Henry Wavamunno
Philip M. LaVenture
Alvina M. Kirchner
Thomas "Tom" Henschell
Alvin J. Martin
Lev J. Dyadkin
Letter to the editor: Congrats on School Board victory, and thanks for support
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
Letters to the editor: Referendum needed for our kids; Vote 'yes' to keep District 833 strong
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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 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
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 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
January 30, 2017
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
In visiting with many residents throughout the district last summer, the most consistent complaint I heard centered on rising health care co...
January 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Viewpoint: Ease growing tax burden this session
When our state has a large budget, it's time to look for ways to provide tax relief for hardworking Minnesotans. It's been years since we've...
January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
January 28, 2017
Viewpoint: District 833 working to create design thinkers
As educators, we understand how to deliver content, but teachers don't always have an extended period of time to learn and reflect, which demands a different approach for the training and new learning to be effective. Capitalizing on the concepts of design thinking is one of the ways...
January 28, 2017 - 11:59pm
January 15, 2017
Viewpoint: Much accomplished in past eight years
I am ever grateful for being blessed with this opportunity for two terms. I appreciate the confidence and trust bestowed upon me by the voters...
January 15, 2017 - 9:00am
December 31, 2016
Viewpoint: A successful 2016 for the county; a busy 2017 ahead
Another great year is coming to an end in south Washington County, with more improvements on the way for 2017. The leadership and staff continue to focus efforts on providing for a county that continues to grow in population as it becomes older and more diverse.
December 31, 2016 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
Viewpoint: Council service has been a gratifying labor of love
My second term as a member of the Cottage Grove City Council will soon come to an end. While I look forward to spending more quality time with my family and friends, I will most definitely miss the work. Serving our shared community as a council member has been a true labor of love....
December 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Extensive power in a presidential pardon
Pardons are like many governmental actions. Those who agree with them believe they represent a wise use of presidential authority. Those who disagree often believe that they represent an abuse of power.
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am
December 4, 2016
Viewpoint: Judges decide based on facts of each case
Judges are not gumball machines. That seems like a pretty simple idea to grasp.
December 4, 2016 - 9:00am
November 27, 2016
Viewpoint: Enjoy nature's changes happening all around
To everything, there is a season. Fall bursts in with a flash of beauty, as brilliant leaves in red and gold tumble to the ground. The local orchards and farms overflow with visitors coming to celebrate the harvest and frolic beneath the apple trees. Sometime between the Halloween...
November 27, 2016 - 8:00am
November 26, 2016
Viewpoint: Enrich student thinking through empathy
Have you ever gone to a movie and been brought to tears because of the story? Do you know someone who makes you happier just by being around them? Do you physically wince when you see someone get hurt? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you have experienced an essential...
November 26, 2016 - 9:00am