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Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
GOP amplifies moves to increase punishment for highway protests
Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
Senators celebrate Sunday liquor sales on social media
UPDATE: Blizzard warning issued for Goodhue County; likely snowfall adjusted
crime and courts
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
Boys' Hockey: Second period goals push Park past Hastings
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
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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Hugh D. Carroll Jr., 81
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
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
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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December 2, 2016
Minnesota adds PTSD to medical marijuana treatment
ST. PAUL—Minnesotans will be able to treat post-traumatic stress disorder with medical marijuana beginning next year. State Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger announced the addition on Thursday, Dec. 1, along with saying that he will allow topical applications of the drug,...
December 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
November 22, 2016
'I'm not eating that': When teen diets conflict with Thanksgiving
Some families gathering for Thanksgiving this week may have something to argue about besides politics: what to do when teens at the table follow a different diet than everyone else. One in six U.S. parents say their teen has tried a diet that is vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan or paleo...
November 22, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 1, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's met...
November 1, 2016 - 9:14am
September 26, 2016
Still little evidence for removal of symptom-free wisdom teeth
Although removal of wisdom teeth is very common, there are no studies that show a benefit to taking them out when they are not causing pain or...
September 26, 2016 - 6:00am
August 23, 2016
80 homes with higher PFC levels to get bottled water
State officials identified 80 homes in south Washington County with drinking water containing certain chemical levels that exceed new federal health guidelines.
August 23, 2016 - 3:45pm
July 16, 2016
City of Cottage Grove awarded health grants
The city of Cottage Grove has been awarded a $15,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Health to survey residents about nutrition and activity habits.
July 16, 2016 - 10:00am
July 6, 2016
'Life-changing prescription': Medical marijuana has desired effect for Woodbury patient
Users of medical marijuana are marking the one-year anniversary of its legalization in Minnesota, even as some criticize its high cost and persistent...
July 6, 2016 - 11:54am
June 16, 2016
Helping the genie: Fourth-grader successfully steers class donation to Make-A-Wish
Luke Macke knows how to return a favor.
June 16, 2016 - 12:50pm
Pressing on: Cottage Grove woman runs five marathons in five days
Sharon Nollan ran a marathon. Then, the next day she ran another. Then another. And for good measure ran two more.
June 16, 2016 - 7:00am
June 15, 2016
Relay for Life brings out crowds in south Washington County
The threat posed by prowling thunderstorms Friday night did not stop hundreds of walkers, volunteers, spectators and supporters from turning...
June 15, 2016 - 8:51pm
May 16, 2016
Minnesota lawmakers fight back as overdose deaths rise
Minnesota drug overdose deaths have jumped four-fold since 2000, the Minnesota Health Department reported as state legislators made attempts...
May 16, 2016 - 8:04am
November 26, 2015
Biggest crowd yet for Cottage Grove's Thanksgiving Day Hale to the Bird 5K
As the crowd of bundled runners lined up, sleet peppered their faces and snow flurries fell. No matter, this group was pumped up. “We have...
November 26, 2015 - 11:28am
November 12, 2015
Early deadline nears for Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
Before sitting with family around a food-adorned table on Thanksgiving, Adam Elling has an idea: Get out for some morning exercise. The sixth-annual...
Life/arts and entertainment
November 12, 2015 - 9:13am
August 13, 2015
The long run: Cottage Grove part of 200-mile Ragnar Relay
If you see a crowd of strange-looking people running, ambling or shuffling along the road in the wee hours of Saturday morning, don’t panic....
Life/arts and entertainment
August 13, 2015 - 8:11am
July 1, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 1:37pm