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A saintly donation: Businesses present area firefighters with pendants
Red Bulls get deployment notice
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Path of the eclipse: When and where to get the best view
Cottage Grove adds 'Swap Spot' for safe exchanges
crime and courts
MN United's Watson takes charge with Special Olympics fundraiser
Talented Park softball class gets one more year
Coyotes lose twice to Sea Donkeys, prepare for playoffs
East Metro players fuel perennial contender Mudhens
U of M grad Roese plans to keep running
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
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Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
One step closer: Inclusive playground taking shape
Garden club recognizes four gardens
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Viewpoint: Water ban has ended but water conservation remains important
Letters: Medicaid changes need to prioritize; An almost-missed message to Lewis' 'town hall meeting'
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
Letter: We need courage, not cowards, in Congress
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
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July 19, 2017
Bailey: Watering ban is approaching an end, but your help is still needed
As we approach the end of July, I'm hopeful that we will soon be able to announce the end of the complete watering ban. Less than two months...
July 19, 2017 - 8:00am
June 29, 2017
Viewpoint: School district should stop pitting neighborhoods against choice programs
Viewpoint The South Washington County School District has begun the process of redrawing middle school boundaries. Notwithstanding a well-intended framework, the process began to run afoul of fair-minded, democratic principles early on.
June 29, 2017 - 7:38am
June 19, 2017
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove is working to supply water to all
I know that the timing of the city of Cottage Grove's watering ban is difficult. I know that the weather is hot, and the recent lack of rain has many missing the city's splash pad, or have concerns about their lawns and gardens. But I also know that it's important that the city have...
June 19, 2017 - 10:32am
June 12, 2017
Viewpoint: Strict rules about contacting judges
Is it ever a good idea to contact a judge to share information you have about a case that the judge is hearing? Sometimes people send in letters...
June 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2017
Viewpoint: In CDA lawsuit, Newport loses either way
In regards to the Red Rock Corridor TIF issue raised by Mayor Dan Lund, I think some of his points may have merit; the problem is in his timing.
June 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
June 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove water is safe to drink
When Cottage Grove announced a water sprinkling ban on May 23 some of our residents responded with concerns about cooking, doing laundry and...
June 7, 2017 - 11:37am
June 1, 2017
Viewpoint: CDA setting up Newport with costly problem
In development, government expenditures are no substitute for market conditions
June 1, 2017 - 11:38am
May 31, 2017
Viewpoint: Newport deserves better than Lund
Newport is one of the oldest Minnesota settlements on the Mississippi River, and, during its long history, the community has underwent many challenges and changes. Growing from a small, frontier river village into a railroad stop and major highway transportation hub for the entire...
May 31, 2017 - 4:27pm
May 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Sen. Dan Schoen should be commended for his public service and his commitment to his constituencies. In his viewpoint, however — "Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness," May 17 — he makes a number of incorrect statements. The following information gives a clearer picture...
May 22, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 20, 2017
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Every judge has their own unique background and history, including strengths and weaknesses. Can anything be done if someone feels that the assigned...
May 20, 2017 - 8:00am
May 17, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and other public safety officials are faced daily with the worst situations imaginable — situations...
May 17, 2017 - 1:13pm
May 16, 2017
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
"Can you hear me?" "Are you there?" "Is this you?" Most people have been asked these questions in a phone call. News outlets and organizations across the country report that people are receiving calls from individuals who ask questions designed to get a "yes" answer. But responding...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 12, 2017
Watershed District recruits 10 water stewards
When Jack MacKenzie was a golf course superintendent, he never had time to take care of his own lawn at home. The long hours of the job also left little time for hobbies he enjoys like camping up north in the Boundary Waters. After a job change, he dove into new projects in his local...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 29, 2017
Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
As we quickly move toward the completion of another school year and we prepare to say goodbye to our graduating class, I have been thinking about...
April 29, 2017 - 6:00am
April 28, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
"It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who...
April 28, 2017 - 12:23pm