Skip to main content
'Most promising' possibility yet for new hotel in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
crime and courts
Football: Academy Force drops home game against Mound Westonka
Football: Park drops rematch with Apple Valley
Football: East Ridge holds off Roseville for a win on homecoming
Girls' swimming and diving: Wolfpack have season's best meet vs. Raptors
Versatile Majewski commits to Miami
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
arts and entertainment
State of MN vs Steven Radke in Condemnation
Acorn Mini Storage 101817 auction
Newport 100517 PHN 100517 Catherine Drive Utility Extension
SoWashCo Sch Bd 090717 Minutes
Cottage Grove Police Dept. auction 101417
Robert S. Kempton, 85
Cindi Lindell, 54
Cynthia "Cindy" Schaffhausen, 55
Gloria J. Thompson, 83
Linnea K. Sundgaard, 58
Editorial: No more 'one for the road'
Letters: Citizens organize against BNSF plan; juniors encouraged to apply for page program
Letters: Be cynical about GOP claims of public school support; Money, regulations don't solve problems
Letter: Jason Lewis is dangerous, not protesters
Viewpoint: Washington County is open to business
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
March 30, 2017
Cottage Grove to revise business incentive policy
The Economic Development Authority will spend the next few months deciding what kinds of subsidies, public financing or incentives they're willing...
March 30, 2017 - 8:30am
March 29, 2017
Early-childhood education money in dispute
ST. PAUL—Additional funding proposed by Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton would extend classes for 4 year olds to nearly 200 additional school...
March 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
March 28, 2017
Economic aid in legislative spotlight
ST. PAUL—Minnesota legislators are debating how to best help the state economy with ideas ranging from aiding an industry expand to building...
March 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Congressman Walz enters Minnesota governor race
ST. PAUL—U.S. Rep. Tim Walz says he is running for governor, giving Democrats a candidate from greater Minnesota, where Republicans dominated...
March 28, 2017 - 9:06am
March 25, 2017
Higher education bills call for Minnesota State tuition freezes
ST. PAUL — Another tuition freeze could be on the horizon for students at Minnesota State colleges and universities. Finance bills from...
March 25, 2017 - 1:00pm
March 23, 2017
Minn. transportation funding debate enters third verse
ST. PAUL—There is no debate about a need to infuse money into Minnesota transportation projects, but plenty of division among the major...
March 23, 2017 - 9:05am
March 22, 2017
Minnesota roundup: Brainerd day care center license revoked after child found wandering; Dayton vetoes co-op bill
BRAINERD, Minn.—Minnesota officials have revoked the license of a home daycare in Brainerd after a 3-year-old wandered away and was not reported missing for an hour. The Minnesota Department of Human Services revoked the license of Susan Caird after finding her responsible for...
March 22, 2017 - 3:00pm
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 21, 2017
Minnesota tax bills seek reductions for veterans' spouses
ST. PAUL—Widows and widowers of disabled military veterans in Minnesota could be eligible for a permanent property tax exemption after...
March 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
Newport ordinance restricts offender residency
The city of Newport is tightening restrictions on where predatory offenders can live.
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
Minn. GOP proposes $1.35 billion in tax cuts
ST. PAUL—Minnesota lawmakers plan to figure out their state budget plans in the next two weeks. With that deadline in mind, House Republicans...
March 21, 2017 - 10:30am
March 19, 2017
Outdoor groups urge Minn. lawmakers to approve fee increases
DULUTH, Minn.—The time is now to increase hunting and fishing license fees, says a coalition of Minnesota hunting, fishing and environmental...
March 19, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 18, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
How long should governmental agencies be required to retain emails before purging them? Longer than you might first think.
March 18, 2017 - 8:00am
March 15, 2017
Minn. lawmaker tells chairman not to 'cower behind gavel' over prescription medicine issue
ST. PAUL—It is personal for Rod Hamilton. The Minnesota state representative, a multiple sclerosis patient for 20 years, cannot get a committee...
March 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Bills aim to ease greater Minnesota's housing, homelessness struggles
ST. PAUL—Signs of homelessness in small Minnesota communities are not always as obvious as in bigger cities. While people without a roof...
March 15, 2017 - 9:09am