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Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
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Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
crime and courts
September 12, 2014
Investigation of Newport patrol officers complete; city mum on outcome, possible discipline
A recent investigation of the Newport Police Department’s five patrol officers concluded that none of the officers committed any crimes, but there were likely city policy violations.
September 12, 2014 - 9:00am
August 15, 2014
Cottage Grove Cub Foods impacted in data breach
Cardholder data may have been stolen at 180 Supervalu stores, including several in Washington County.
August 15, 2014 - 1:16pm
August 8, 2014
UPDATE: DWI charge filed after rollover in Newport Friday
Driver transported with non-life-threatening injuries.
August 8, 2014 - 4:49pm
July 25, 2014
Friday afternoon crash clogs 80th Street near Highway 61 overpass in Cottage Grove
A two-vehicle crash shortly after 2:30 p.m. Friday snarled traffic along 80th Street on the Highway 61 overpass in Cottage Grove. Police Sgt....
July 25, 2014 - 5:33pm
April 22, 2014
New synthetic drugs targeted
ST. PAUL — Minnesota representatives recently sent a strong message against synthetic drugs, unanimously passing a bill to give a state agency more authority over them. “If you are not seeing this in your community, it is because you are not looking hard enough,” Rep. Erik...
April 22, 2014 - 12:34pm
April 10, 2014
Minnesota House votes to fight synthetic drugs
Minnesota representatives sent a strong message against synthetic drugs Wednesday, unanimously passing a bill to give a state agency more authority over them.
April 10, 2014 - 12:36pm
April 3, 2014
Driver uninjured after side-swiping median on Hwy. 61 in Cottage Grove
Police, State Patrol respond to one-vehicle accident Thursday.
April 3, 2014 - 3:23pm
March 26, 2014
Newport cleans house with distressed properties ordinance
‘Three strikes’ policy implemented.
March 26, 2014 - 9:00am
March 25, 2014
Schoen bill would take guns from domestic violence suspects
Rep. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, a Cottage Grove police officer, said his bill requires a judge's order before guns can be confiscated.
March 25, 2014 - 12:25pm
February 12, 2014
Washington County Attorney to seek re-election
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput will seek a second term as the county’s top prosecutor.
February 12, 2014 - 10:32am
February 3, 2014
Schoen proposes bill to boost EMS, trauma funding
Schoen said state should provide new funding to trauma centers, local emergency medical service providers.
February 3, 2014 - 3:44pm
Newport city survey turnout small
Results mostly positive but ‘fair to poor’ for city appearance.
January 3, 2014 - 9:00am
January 2, 2014
Teen hit while walking on Wakota Bridge
An Inver Grove Heights teen was injured when he was struck by a car on the Wakota Bridge late Wednesday, according to the State Patrol.
January 2, 2014 - 9:28am
November 7, 2013
UPDATE: Tanker truck rolls, leaks gas near St. Paul Park refinery
A tanker truck rolled near the St. Paul Park refinery Wednesday morning, leaking gasoline into a nearby storm sewer and holding pond and forcing temporary street and railroad closures. The semitrailer rolled onto its side and leaked gas from the tanker into a storm sewer on St....
November 7, 2013 - 3:20pm
October 9, 2013
Remembering the fallen heroes: St. Paul Park family pays tribute to father
The last Sunday in September may be ordinary to most Minnesota families, but for those whose loved ones fight fires for a living it’s a somber...
October 9, 2013 - 10:03am