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Louie Tinucci built a restaurant that lasted — and the family to carry it on
School District 833 to buy Bailey Nurseries property for new Oltman Middle School
Cottage Grove K-9 Blitz calls it quits
Mediation planned for South Washington County Schools teachers union contract
Klobuchar speaks at Cottage Grove Memorial Day ceremony
crime and courts
New Life Academy Baseball: Eagles open sections in style
Park Baseball: Wolfpack stay alive with win
East Ridge Baseball: Longmuir’s dominance leads to Raptors victory
Park Softball: Wolfpack now a win away from state tournament berth
East Ridge Softball: Raptors end season with loss to Eagan in sections
Banner of bravery: Cottage Grove veteran cherishes state flag he flew in Vietnam
Entries sought for second annual Films in 5 Festival
5K race makes strides against bullying
Cottage Grove 22-mile run/walk draws attention to veteran suicides
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arts and entertainment
Jane M. Hennen, 78
H. Byron Robinson, 93
Edward F. Rodd, 86
Kathleen A. Cognetta, 71
Louis R. Tinucci, Jr. 87
Viewpoint: Competency-based learning intriguing
Viewpoint: District prioritizes uniformity in VCCS plan
Letter to the editor: Country can't afford bloated military
Letter to the editor: Don't gripe, don't gloat; see who'll vote
Viewpoint: Miranda warning often misunderstood
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November 25, 2009
SWC slammed at White Bear Lake
The South Washington County girls hockey team incurred its first loss of the season Tuesday night as host White Bear Lake handed the Royal Raptors...
sports / raptors
November 25, 2009 - 10:46am
October 20, 2009
Raptors finish regular season at 0-8
If the East Ridge football team is to win a game in its inaugural season, it will have to come against a Class AAAA team, not a Class AAAAA squad. The...
October 20, 2009 - 10:03pm
May 28, 2009
Reconstruction of I-494 between Lake Road and I-94 in Woodbury and Maplewood begins June 1
On June 1, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin reconstructing I-494 from south of Lake Road to I-94. Night work will begin as crews rebuild the outside shoulders in both directions. Lane closures will occur nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., and daytime lane closures...
May 28, 2009 - 1:09pm
April 23, 2009
Adrift for hours on Lake Superior ice floe, bear finally floats to safety
A black bear took quite a ride all day Easter Sunday on an ice floe in Lake Superior near Bayfield. The bear was first seen by ferry staff...
April 23, 2009 - 8:08am
March 31, 2009
Washington County commissioner cited for DWI
Washington County Commissioner Dennis Hegberg was arrested and cited in his hometown of Forest Lake for fourth-degree driving while intoxicated over the weekend. Hegberg, 62, who represents the first district on the Washington County Board, was stopped by Forest Lake police Saturday,...
March 31, 2009 - 1:48pm
December 2, 2008
Council approves final plans for East Ridge, city will provide police officer
The Woodbury City Council voted at its Dec.
December 2, 2008 - 12:00am
October 22, 2008
Ham Lake fire indictment does little to appease victims
Even if the Gunflint Trail community knows who started the Ham Lake wildfire on that windy morning in May 2007, it's not going to turn ashes...
October 22, 2008 - 12:00am
September 23, 2008
Q&A with Paul Mork
Already a legend in White Bear Lake, where he spent 32 years coaching, Paul Mork is beginning a new legacy at New Life Academy in his first year as head coach of the first-ever Eagles football team. At 72, Mork, who was elected to the Minnesota Coaches Hall of Fame in 2002, is returning...
September 23, 2008 - 3:00pm
July 8, 2008
Indiana man drowns in Lost Lake
An Indiana man drowned Monday in Lost Lake northwest of Cass Lake in Ten Lake Township, according to a press release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office. Larry Wayne Clem, 57, of Columbia City, Ind., reportedly fell out of a fishing boat on Lost Lake and did not resurface,...
July 8, 2008 - 12:00am
July 1, 2008
Searchers find body of missing man in Iron Range's Maple Lake
Searchers found the body of Kenneth Paul LeCocq, 54, Monday afternoon. The rural Hill City resident's body was recovered in the north end of Maple Lake in nine feet of water, according to a news release from the Itasca County Sheriff's Office. An autopsy is scheduled for today (Tuesday). The...
July 1, 2008 - 12:00am
June 23, 2008
View of Lake Pepin is worth a million bucks
LAKE CITY -- It costs about $15 to pitch a tent at Hok-Si-La park. At that rate, Steve Prigge figures he's gotten his money's worth, considering the park's stunning campsite views of Lake Pepin. For 34 years, the Winona man and a group of relatives and friends have congregated...
June 23, 2008 - 12:00am
June 11, 2008
2008 Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour: Cass Lake hosts anglers
Anglers from 23 states are trying to hook some big prize money this week. The $2.49 million 2008 Wal-Mart FLW Walleye Tour is holding the third of four qualifying events this week on Cass Lake, with opening-day takeoff at 7 a.m. today at Stony Point Resort. The $461,500 local event...
June 11, 2008 - 12:00am
June 9, 2008
Program to stock trout in mine pit lakes is as popular as ever
ELY, Minn. -- Doug Ellis and I are trying to have a conversation, but we keep getting rudely interrupted by rainbow trout. "There's one," says Ellis. He springs from the driver's seat of his Crestliner and snatches a fishing rod from its rod holder. He pops the line free of his...
June 9, 2008 - 12:00am