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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
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August 6, 2012
CUT CALORIES: without going hungry
All-time high obesity rates have led many people to seek ways to cut some fat and calories from their diets. Doing so doesn't have to be so difficult...
August 6, 2012 - 6:13am
August 4, 2012
Washington County church to offer county's first homeless shelter
Denny Farrell was well aware of the homeless population in Washington County. So when three Guardian Angels Catholic Church members who hoped to bring a shelter to the church approached Farrell -- the parish administrator and longtime volunteer with Twin Cities-based homeless organizations...
August 4, 2012 - 1:31pm
August 3, 2012
Suicide walk in Cottage Grove aims to raise awareness
Volunteers joined a 5K run and walk last Saturday morning at Hamlet Park in Cottage Grove. The event was sponsored by the Suicide Prevention...
August 3, 2012 - 8:12am
August 1, 2012
New Richmond WI Cancer Center gives Wisconsin patients a choice
NEW RICHMOND -- The Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin has many milestones to celebrate at its first anniversary. The New Richmond facility,...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 30, 2012
Grass fed beef: Described by diners as 'the way beef used to taste'
CANNON FALLS - Since 2003, Thousand Hills Cattle Company in Cannon Falls, Minn., has experienced slow and steady growth. That just changed. In...
July 30, 2012 - 12:49pm
July 23, 2012
Very few adults are Living Healthy
EAST LANSING, Mich.
July 23, 2012 - 6:00am
July 20, 2012
Best friend in service: Program pairs people in need with service dogs
When Amee Jacobs lived in Nebraska three years ago, her son, Caleb, who has autism, was 5 years old.
July 20, 2012 - 3:43pm
July 17, 2012
Pediatric Dental Care: Good teeth start with good habits, dental visits
'Everything we treat is preventable' Tooth decay is recognized as the most common chronic disease affecting children in the United States. Area...
July 17, 2012 - 3:33pm
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
Got old pills to dispose? Washington County will take them Saturday
The public can drop off expired and unused prescription drugs to be properly disposed at a drug "take-back" event Saturday in Stillwater. The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Public Health and Environment Department are working with the Drug Enforcement Administration on the...
April 26, 2012 - 4:00pm
April 13, 2012
Washington County to participate in health surveillance program with CDC
Washington County health officials are partnering with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study health and census data to better track incidences of heart disease and stroke in the county's population. The project will map morbidity, mortality and census data to help...
April 13, 2012 - 12:38pm
March 28, 2012
Cottage Grove ribbon-cutting planned for Canvas Health
Canvas Health, formerly HSI, will hold a ribbon cutting 8 a.m. Friday to celebrate its new name and brand. The event will be held at Canvas Health's Cottage Grove location, 8451 E. Point Douglas Road. The public is welcome to attend. Canvas Health is a private non-profit organization...
March 28, 2012 - 1:29pm
March 21, 2012
St. Paul Park's Melissa Abdouch and 'Team Jessica' mark 20 years of fundraising for leukemia, lymphoma fight
Everyone's invited to a wedding Saturday night at Mississippi Dunes Golf Club. And don't forget to bring a present. The event, "A Shotgun Wedding,"...
March 21, 2012 - 12:30pm
February 16, 2012
A 'no' -- for now -- to no smoking in Cottage Grove parks
As the huddled masses taking drags from cigarettes outside Minnesota bars and restaurants in the dead of winter can attest, the list of places smokers can light up within the law isn't getting any longer. But, in Cottage Grove -- for now, at least -- that list isn't getting any shorter,...
February 16, 2012 - 6:00am
January 26, 2012
Does late-night eating cause weight gain?
Many of the studies involving late-night eating have been conducted on lab mice or on people who are deemed "late sleepers," not necessarily...
January 26, 2012 - 10:34am