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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
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February 24, 2017
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Supreme Court chief justice drew the assignment of repairing the U.S. Bank Stadium governing board's tarnished...
February 24, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dayton attacks Trump transgender reversal
ST. PAUL — Gov. Mark Dayton wants Minnesota schools to continue protecting transgender students' restroom rights. He urged schools to continue...
February 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Minn. House passes Real ID, but will immigration debate derail bill in Legislature?
ST. PAUL—Minnesota driver's licenses may soon comply with the federal Real ID Act — if a dispute over immigration doesn't derail the whole thing. Lawmakers are racing the clock to add some security measures to driver's licenses, because starting next year, licenses that...
February 24, 2017 - 9:31am
February 23, 2017
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Republican House members on Wednesday amplified their moves to increase penalties for people who block highways, airports and mass transit as part of protests. "If you block a freeway, if you close an airport or if you interfere with mass transit, you should...
February 23, 2017 - 2:00pm
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
ST. PAUL — Scrolling through a Sunday sales hashtag on Twitter, Minnesota Senate Democratic staffers briefly pondered a phrase that had...
February 23, 2017 - 10:57am
February 22, 2017
City pay study on hold; Council split over $38,500 cost
The city won't move forward at this time with an employee compensation and classification study after the city council moved to table a vote that would have ended in a tie.
February 22, 2017 - 8:30am
February 21, 2017
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Cindy Woldstad lived in pain, then became hooked on opioid painkillers.
February 21, 2017 - 9:33pm
February 20, 2017
Sunday liquor sales, banned since statehood, inches forward in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans are closer than ever to being able to buy from liquor stores on Sundays, but state senators still need to weigh in....
February 20, 2017 - 4:49pm
February 17, 2017
Operation opioid: Website, other efforts warn about opioid dangers
Educating the public about opioid drugs may be the best way to fight their dangers.
News/crime and courts
February 17, 2017 - 10:42am
February 16, 2017
Legislators consider requiring, funding Minnesota police diversity training
ST. PAUL — Minnesota law enforcement officers, who have received minority community criticism after high-profile shootings and other incidents,...
February 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
Tax break studied for Minn. teachers who get degrees in fields they teach
ST. PAUL—Most Minnesota teachers do not get master's degrees in the subjects they teach. That, state Rep. Dean Urdahl says, needs to change...
February 16, 2017 - 11:34am
U.S. Bank Stadium chairwoman resigns
The woman who leads the U.S. Bank Stadium governing board has resigned after she became the center of a controversy about allowing friends and...
February 16, 2017 - 10:23am
February 15, 2017
Protect Minnesota takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill introduced in Legislature
ST. PAUL — Opponents of a proposal to allow carrying handguns for life say the legislation would allow people to carry guns after it is...
February 15, 2017 - 8:40am
February 14, 2017
Minnesota offers website as centerpiece in effort to warn about opioid dangers
ST. PAUL—Educating the public about opioid drugs may be the best way to fight their dangers. That is what Minnesota Attorney General Lori...
February 14, 2017 - 8:55am
February 11, 2017
Rural schools lead Minnesota teacher shortage — Red Wing included
ST. PAUL—When Lee Carlson entered his career in public education nearly 30 years ago, aspiring teachers could expect to compete with hundreds...
February 11, 2017 - 7:00am