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East Ridge gymnasts soar at Park meet
East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Executive director ready to lead Chamber in new direction
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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July 27, 2017
Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients
A recent town hall meeting put a personal face on the future of Medicaid in Minnesota. Sen. Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, gathered 12 state...
July 27, 2017 - 8:30am
July 26, 2017
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
Pet supplier Chuck & Don’s is running its annual Raising Awareness campaign to benefit three Minnesota and Wisconsin based non-profit organizations: Pets Loyal to Vets, Leech Lake Legacy and Midwest Animal Rescue & Services (MARS). In Colorado, the campaign will support...
July 26, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 20, 2017
'The signs were all there': Teen speaks out about diabetes diagnosis
The summer before freshman year of college, most students are focused on what they'll eat, where they'll live and whether or not they'll be able...
July 20, 2017 - 9:00am
July 12, 2017
Red Cross faces critical blood shortage
As folks look to cram in their summer activities this month, the American Red Cross is calling on eligible donors to find time to give blood...
July 12, 2017 - 8:08am
July 5, 2017
Democrats lay out arguments against federal health care bills
MINNEAPOLIS — James Robinson has no doubt federally funded programs saved him. "If it wasn't for the funding of these programs ... there...
July 5, 2017 - 6:56pm
June 11, 2017
Health column: What role will you play?
Along the way in my job as a doctor, I've seen things done for reasons I don't understand, and sometimes learned new things that I'm very surprised...
June 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 9, 2017
Camp Avanti receives United Way grant
United Way St. Croix Valley recently awarded a grant to Camp Avanti for a scholarship fund to send several children to camp who else would not be able to. Camp Avanti provides an occupational therapy program for children ages 6 to 15 who have learning disabilities and/or sensory processing...
June 9, 2017 - 11:24pm
June 7, 2017
Twin Cities YMCAs offer summer memberships for youths: Health briefs
Young people are at greater risk for risky behaviors during the summer, when they spend long stretches of time unsupervised. Decades of statistics demonstrate that violence, drinking and drug use rates go up during the warm summer months.
June 7, 2017 - 9:31am
May 31, 2017
Unicycle club offers exercise and fellowship
WOODBURY — A mix of adults, teens and children descended on Royal Oaks Elementary School with one thing in common: a shared interest in...
May 31, 2017 - 9:00am
May 25, 2017
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Medical professionals are routinely called upon to make choices with serious consequences for their patients. In his first book, a Woodbury, Minn., doctor uses his background in medicine to help readers make better decisions in all walks of life.
May 25, 2017 - 8:00am
May 24, 2017
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
"Mental health is health" is the Minnesota Department of Human Services' theme for May's Mental Health Month. The slogan is a reminder that not...
May 24, 2017 - 9:00am
May 11, 2017
Writing to inspire: Minnesota love story included in new book
A new self-help book for women to find balance and reduce stress in their lives features a love story from a small town in southeastern Minnesota....
May 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
April 21, 2017
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
My name is Dr. Ed Ward, and I am a hospitalist at Mayo Clinic Health System in Red Wing. A hospitalist is a medical specialist who sees patients...
April 21, 2017 - 3:00pm
April 6, 2017
Minnesota House, governor support $14 million to train rural doctors
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House and Gov. Mark Dayton want to provide the University of Minnesota with an additional $14 million over two years...
April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm
January 30, 2017
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
In visiting with many residents throughout the district last summer, the most consistent complaint I heard centered on rising health care co...
January 30, 2017 - 1:00pm