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St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
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Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
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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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
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February 6, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Man killed, teen passenger injured in crash; 3 involved in fatal crash in western Minn.
DEER RIVER, Minn. — A 22-year-old Remer, Minnesota, man was killed and a 19-year-old female passenger from Remer received non-life-threatening injuries in a Saturday night crash near here. The city is located in Itasca County east of Bemidji. A baby girl riding in the Chrysler...
February 6, 2017 - 9:45am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
November 16, 2016
These 10 holiday toys are dangerous, safety group says
BOSTON—A sling-shot, inflatable suits that kids can don and wear while crashing into each other and a hammer inspired by weapons in the...
November 16, 2016 - 6:00am
September 28, 2016
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
DULUTH, Minn.—Minnesota drivers are slightly more likely to hit a deer on state roadways this year compared to last year, and Wisconsin...
September 28, 2016 - 9:40am
July 6, 2016
Fatalities up in Washington County
There were 2,630 traffic crashes in Washington County last year, with only one fatality in Cottage Grove and none in Woodbury, according to the...
July 6, 2016 - 1:18pm
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota residents injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Minnesota motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the town of Oak Grove that allegedly involved alcohol. The victims, identified by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as driver Esa Bay, of Newport, Minn., and his passenger,...
April 4, 2016 - 11:23am
July 21, 2015
Traffic fatalities down in Washington County; injuries up slightly
Washington County reported a slight decline in the number of fatal crashes last year but a small increase in injury crashes. There were eight fatal crashes in 2014 resulting in eight fatalities, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s annual Crash Facts report....
July 21, 2015 - 11:27am
June 26, 2014
Traffic lights planned at 70th, Meadow Grass in Cottage Grove
Drivers and pedestrians crossing 70th Street at Meadow Grass Avenue will see new traffic signals this fall.
June 26, 2014 - 11:34am
June 21, 2014
UPDATED: DWI suspect pulled from burning vehicle
Driver fled police before vehicle engulfed in flames.
June 21, 2014 - 3:26pm
June 19, 2014
Stop signs to remain near Loveland Park in Newport
Despite some residents questioning its efficacy and safety, all-way stop stays.
June 19, 2014 - 10:00am
Snowmobile clipped by train in Cottage Grove; rider not injured
A snowmobiler had a close call earlier this week after his machine got stuck on railroad tracks in Cottage Grove.
December 19, 2013 - 11:30am
November 7, 2013
Car fire halts rush hour traffic on Highway 61 in St. Paul Park
SUV catches fire during rush hour, driver reportedly uninjured.
November 7, 2013 - 8:21pm
October 1, 2012
Garbage truck hits, kills Cottage Grove woman
RUSHMORE, Minn. -- A Cottage Grove woman was killed when her car was struck by a garbage truck Friday morning in southwest Minnesota. According to the Nobles County Sheriff's Office, Jean Marie Mesner, 57, died at the scene of the accident that occurred about 6:30 a.m. near Rushmore,...
October 1, 2012 - 9:31am
September 7, 2012
Sept. 2012 story: Hastings High School student, 16, killed in car crash
A 16-year-old Hastings High School student, Madeline Rose Sake, was killed Thursday evening in a two-vehicle crash just south of Hastings. The three people in the second vehicle were transported to Regina Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. According to the Dakota...
September 7, 2012 - 11:16am
August 30, 2012
2012 story: Driver crashes, thrown from vehicle after drag-racing in Cottage Grove
Editor's note: This story is from Aug. 2012
August 30, 2012 - 10:45pm