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A gathering of machines: Robots converge on East Ridge High School for tournament
Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
Impaired in the north country: Chronic drunken drivers plague Minn., Wis. roads
Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
crime and courts
Swimming and diving: Offseason work builds deep East Ridge roster
Girls soccer: Raptors hope best play is ahead
East Metro All-Stars finish second at regional
Cross country: Wolfpack earn top-half finish in Anoka
St. Paul Johnson spoils Academy Force home opener
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
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
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State of MN vs Steven Radke in Condemnation
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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
Letter: Wishing Woodbury families and educators a great school year
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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 20, 2017
Student trails to be built in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove, Washington County and District 833 have secured funding from the Safe Routes to School program for two trails to Cottage Grove...
April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
April 3, 2017
Transportation bills pass, starting the real Minnesota talks
ST. PAUL — Maybe the third time is a charm. That is the hope of Minnesotans who are tired of dodging potholes and daily fighting other...
April 3, 2017 - 10:58am
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
March 11, 2017
Minding our Elders: Can weather and lunar activity affect people living with dementia?
Dear Carol: My mother lives in an assisted living facility. She has arthritic pain and is in the early stages of Alzheimer's, but she usually...
March 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
March 9, 2017
Minn. poultry industry on 'higher alert' for bird flu outbreak
ST. PAUL—Minnesota's poultry industry is on high alert. This week marks the second anniversary of the beginning of a bird flu outbreak...
March 9, 2017 - 10:30am
February 28, 2017
What you need to know about Minnesota health insurance premium subsidies
ST. PAUL—Eligible Minnesotans should start seeing discounts on their health insurance premiums in May, as part of a $310 million relief package signed into law in January by Gov. Mark Dayton. State officials said Monday, Feb. 27, that the relief remains on track to arrive this...
February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
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