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Residents upset over BNSF parking lot plan
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
crime and courts
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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
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
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Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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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
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October 23, 2013
School District 833 referendum preview: Growing areas prompt bond request
When the day begins at Liberty Ridge Elementary School, students stroll in, check backpacks at their lockers and head to class — in every classroom...
October 23, 2013 - 9:19am
School District 833 referendum preview: Levy outcome to guide school spending
Many education decisions to be made in the South Washington County Schools over the next several years will be determined by how voters answer...
October 23, 2013 - 9:16am
November 6, 2012
3 million Minnesotans head to polls today
November 6, 2012 - 9:32am
June 12, 2012
St. Paul Park man challenges GOP, DFL in House 54A race
By his count, Ron Lischeid has run unsuccessfully for public office a dozen times. City councils, school boards, state legislative seats -- he has sought them all across the Twin Cities metro area. Never once has Lischeid come out on top at the ballot box. "I'm the answer to...
June 12, 2012 - 9:10pm
February 17, 2012
Politicians await redistricting announcement
ST. PAUL -- The most important day of the 2012 Minnesota legislative session, for some at least, could be Tuesday. That is the day when a state judicial panel is expected to release new legislative and congressional district maps.
February 17, 2012 - 8:57pm
August 2, 2011
Three file for District 833 School Board election on opening day of filing period
Three people have filed to run for the District 833 School Board, including two of three incumbents whose terms end later this year. Board members Leslee Boyd of Woodbury and Ron Kath of Cottage Grove filled out their campaign paperwork Tuesday, the first day of the filing period....
August 2, 2011 - 4:00pm
June 7, 2011
Boyd, Gelbmann, Kath to seek re-election to District 833 School Board
District 833 School Board member Jim Gelbmann is convinced that moving school board elections from odd to even years is good for voters, but the rest of the board didn't agree at the June 2 workshop. The discussion came up when the board noted that the filing for three board positions...
June 7, 2011 - 11:47am
December 10, 2010
Pawlenty passes baton to Dayton
ST. PAUL -- There is no doubt the election is over: Democrat Mark Dayton, Minnesota's governor elect, and Republican Tim Pawlenty, who holds the office until Jan. 3, sounded like old pals Thursday after they met privately and before Pawlenty and his wife showed Dayton and his sons...
December 10, 2010 - 1:43pm
November 20, 2010
Letter: Thankful for benefit, friends
The benefit for George held at the VFW Red Barn in Cottage Grove on Nov. 7 was beautiful. It turned out to be a great celebration with family and friends. I wish to thank my daughters and niece for taking on the huge task of putting together such an event to raise money to help pay...
November 20, 2010 - 10:30am
Letter: Honored to keep serving in Senate
Thank you for your support during my recent campaign for re-election to the state Senate. It's an honor to represent you in St. Paul. I am proud of the work I've done over the past four years to protect education funding, provide safe transportation options and, most importantly,...
November 20, 2010 - 10:30am
October 27, 2010
Sorting out the 24 judicial candidates
The most unusual local election this fall is one that typically would get little attention. Listed on the Nov. 2 election ballot simply as "Judge 10th District Court 3," a judicial seat based in Washington County has drawn lots of attention for the sheer number of candidates - there...
crime and courts
October 27, 2010 - 8:00am
January 29, 2010
Governor campaigns drive precinct caucus interest
January 29, 2010 - 10:08am
December 15, 2009
Peterson to run for re-election
Washington County Commissioner Myra Peterson said she'll seek re-election in 2010. Peterson said this morning that experience is needed on the...
December 15, 2009 - 11:14am
November 4, 2009
School board election results, precinct-by-precinct
St. Paul Park P-1 Tracy Brunnette, 14, 12.84 % Mike Thissen, 9, 8.26 % Alberder Gillespie, 6, 5.5 % David G. Kemper, 9, 8.26 % Walt Lyszak, 11, 10.09 % Marsha Adou, 11, 10.09% Edward Nowak, 8, 7.34 % Laurie Johnson, 14, 12.84 % Gina Taft, 10, 9.17 % Katy McElwee-Stevens,...
November 4, 2009 - 11:26am
Brunnette, Adou retain seats, Kemper, Johnson join school board
David Kemper, Tracy Brunnette, Laurie Johnson and Marsha Adou were elected to seats on the School District 833 board, according to the unofficial results on the Minnesota Secretary of State Web site. Ten candidates sought the four seats. Kemper lead with 1,614 votes.
November 4, 2009 - 1:52am