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'Mourning and celebration' on Memorial Day
Washington County event celebrates state's oldest standing courthouse
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
crime and courts
Baseball: Park takes advantage of Eagan mistakes
Boys' Lacrosse: Park gets share of SEC title
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
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
July 12, 2012
Schaffhausen appears in young girls' murder case
A man accused in the deaths of his three young daughters in a gruesome incident at a River Falls residence last Tuesday made his initial appearance...
News/crime and courts
July 12, 2012 - 2:35pm
March 30, 2012
Santorum emphasizes conservative values at Hudson rally -- videos attached
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum visited the Hudson Golf Club Friday and emphasized the need for a conservative candidate to challenge...
March 30, 2012 - 12:43pm
March 6, 2012
UPDATE: Prairie Island nuclear plant terminates "unusual event" notice
Prairie Island nuclear plant has terminated its "notification of unusual event." The event was declared today at 6:24 a.m. and ended at 11:36 a.m. following "thorough assessment of plant conditions" and Unit 2's coolant system, Xcel Energy officials said. The alert was triggered...
March 6, 2012 - 1:41pm
February 25, 2012
Rallying 'Idol' votes
Reed Grimm's fate on "American Idol" now rests with viewers. He advanced into the top 24 contestants after Wednesday night's program. Public...
February 25, 2012 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Tree trimmer releases video that he says backs up his point
Mike Haege, the Hastings tree trimmer who was kicked out of the tornado zone in north Minneapolis recently, released cell phone video this week that he says backs up his story. Haege has said that a city inspector and police kicked him out of the disaster zone because he wasn't licensed...
June 6, 2011 - 12:45pm
March 26, 2011
Hundreds of volunteers turn out to fill sandbags in Hastings
Hundreds of volunteers turned out in Hastings on Saturday morning to fill sandbags, which will be used to protect homes in east Hastings from...
March 26, 2011 - 10:03am
March 18, 2011
UPDATE: Stillwater bridge project gaining bi-partisan support
A small group of local residents showed up to cheer a group of politicians who toured the Stillwater, Minn. lift bridge Friday afternoon, March...
March 18, 2011 - 2:35pm
February 22, 2011
Cottage Grove man's passion for Harley cut short
Maurice "Frenchy" Fugere loved riding his Harley Davidson so much that the Cottage Grove man brought the bike with him when he spent winters...
February 22, 2011 - 8:29am
February 21, 2011
East Ridge student Haering loses battle with leukemia
Ann Haering's fight has come to an end. The East Ridge High School senior, and Woodbury resident, died Sunday, Feb. 20 after her battle with...
February 21, 2011 - 11:22am
February 20, 2011
Winter storm hits south Washington County
A winter storm hit south Washington County and the broader region Sunday morning and was expected to continue into Monday. The National Weather...
February 20, 2011 - 12:07pm
February 18, 2011
Newport hopes to hook hydrant vandals with reward
The city of Newport is hoping money talks -- or, rather, that a little green encourages someone to talk about a recent act of vandalism that caused a water main to rupture last week. Newport is offering a $500 reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of a...
February 18, 2011 - 6:00am
February 14, 2011
Another water main break in Newport drops water pressure Monday
Most of Newport is expected to experience low water pressure Monday following the second break in the city's water main system in five days, with the most recent incident impacting water lines that feed Newport's water reservoir. The burst pipe, reported by the city mid-morning,...
February 14, 2011 - 3:37pm
Planned anti-gay picketing draws large counter-protest in Hastings
Hundreds of people lined sidewalks outside Hastings High School Sunday afternoon with signs and a message: Hastings and Minnesota do not tolerate...
February 14, 2011 - 12:47pm
February 10, 2011
Busted water main leaves up to 30 Newport homes dry
As many as 30 Newport homes were without running water early Thursday following a water main break that the city's public works director says was the indirect result of vandalism. The break, centered east of Highway 61 around the intersection of 8th Avenue and 18th Street, occurred...
February 10, 2011 - 2:55pm
February 7, 2011
Schroeder says he's happy to stay in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder says he is happy to return to his job of more than 13 years at Cottage Grove City Hall after he was passed over for the city of Eden Prairie's city manager post last week. "It was a good experience going through the process, I learned...
February 7, 2011 - 3:32am