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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
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Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
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East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
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
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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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
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January 3, 2018
Smith becomes Minnesota U.S. senator
WASHINGTON — Tina Smith raised her right hand and swore to uphold the U.S. Constitution, replacing Minnesota U.S. Sen. Al Franken after...
January 3, 2018 - 5:11pm
January 2, 2018
Smith set to be Minnesota’s next senator as Bachmann considers running
WASHINGTON — Minnesota's best-known politician has resigned from the U.S. Senate while a well-known political celebrity considers running for...
January 2, 2018 - 3:51pm
December 6, 2017
UPDATE: Friends call for Franken to step down, but he is not tipping his hat yet
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Al Franken's political friends want and expect him to resign. The Minnesota Democrat plans a Thursday, Dec. 7, announcement...
December 6, 2017 - 5:39pm
November 17, 2017
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from members of his own Democratic-Farm-Labor Party. "We are incredibly disappointed in Sen. Franken," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said after West...
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
Franken no stranger to upsetting women
ST. PAUL — Al Franken has faced allegations of improperly treating women before. In 2008, just before Franken won his first Democratic-Farmer-Labor...
November 17, 2017 - 9:25am
July 11, 2017
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
Former Department of Defense official and Army veteran Dan Feehan announced his run for Minnesota's first congressional district July 11. The...
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
May 24, 2017
Rosemount teacher announces 2018 congressional run
Rosemount High School teacher and head football coach Jeff Erdmann has announced his run for Minnesota's 2nd District. Erdmann will run as a...
May 24, 2017 - 5:11pm
November 17, 2016
McCollum keeps up the fight
Congresswoman Betty McCollum won 10 of 16 precincts in Woodbury, lost three of four in Afton, won in Newport, and won everywhere in Oakdale...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
November 8, 2016
Republicans defend grip on U.S. Congress as Trump wins presidency
WASHINGTON - Republicans maintained their majorities in both chambers of the U.S. Congress in a momentous election on Tuesday in which Republican...
November 8, 2016 - 11:38pm
December 17, 2009
Bachmann says her rising profile helps district
Rep. Michele Bachmann said she is not in a good position to shape major legislation from within, so is trying to be influential from beyond the halls of Congress. In the middle of her second term, Bachmann is finding alternative ways to advocate a conservative philosophy she said...
December 17, 2009 - 9:16am
October 12, 2009
POLITICAL NOTEBOOK: Military bill splits congressmen
ST. PAUL -- Two of Minnesota' most military-oriented politicians went different ways when the U.S. House approved the defense authorization bill. John Kline, a Republican serving an area mostly south of the Twin Cities, voted against the military funding bill for the first time in...
October 12, 2009 - 1:50pm
September 2, 2009
Kline to deliver national Republican radio address
September 2, 2009 - 4:31pm
June 25, 2009
Oberstar transportation bill moves ahead
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar refuses to give in to a popular president's pressure to delay a new federal transportation funding plan. "We intend to move this bill forward, this administration not withstanding," a determined Oberstar said Wednesday as congressional committee...
June 25, 2009 - 4:23pm
May 6, 2009
MN leaders: 'There is a MN side of this'
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Minnesota leaders' resounding message here Tuesday: don't forget about us. "Our mission ... today is to make very clear that there is a Minnesota side of this, and that we want to make sure we look at this as a whole and not just with one county," Sen.
May 6, 2009 - 8:00am
March 18, 2009
Letter: Congress: Wise up
It seems that Congress is always able to surpass its previous level of either chicanery or stupidity.
March 18, 2009 - 10:00am