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Gratitude, new life a decade after DWI charge
Cottage Grove Business Enterprise Center occupancy grows
Police seek help finding missing Cottage Grove native Jamie Wylie
Snowmobile clipped by train in Cottage Grove; rider not injured
Water main breaks in St. Paul Park; Oltman Middle School students released early
crime and courts
An evolution: Sydney Lamberty becomes Park's all-time leading scorer
East Ridge girls cross country: Raptors represent on national stage
Kuemmel's Corner: Park nominates three student-athletes for ExCEL award
East Ridge wrestling: Turkey Trek 5K raises money for food shelf
Sports Announcements: Park girls basketball alumni game, Wolfpack dance team fundraiser, and more
Cottage Grove-based 'Coats of Kindness' sees record donations
2013 Holiday Train: Frigid, but festivities draw a crowd
2013 Holiday Train: Crow entertains with hits, Christmas tunes
Bulletin photo slideshow: 2013 Holiday Train concert
Holiday Train concert and fundraising nets more than $136,000 for food shelf
arts and entertainment
Daphne Vierow, 81
Donald L. Owen, 74
Reinold James Judge, 61
Theresa "Tess" Momsen, 70
Annabelle Boulais, 92
City should help real businesses, not bail out government-run entities
Viewpoint: Economy improving, but everyone should benefit
Bulletin editorial: Enjoy well-deserved Holiday Train spotlight
Viewpoint: Local businesses help others; let's support them
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January 17, 2013
School District 833 officials have long list of legislative concerns
South Washington County Schools officials gave local lawmakers a big wish list for the upcoming legislative session. School officials asked lawmakers to get rid of the ban on starting school before Labor Day, modify state tests, help the district gain the Crosswinds school in Woodbury...
January 17, 2013 - 11:44am
January 15, 2013
Local lawmakers to hold town hall meeting in Cottage Grove Jan. 24
The three lawmakers representing south Washington County plan a town hall meeting later this month. Sen. Katie Sieben and Reps. Dan Schoen and Denny McNamara together will hold a public forum from 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway. Sieben,...
January 15, 2013 - 12:18pm
September 4, 2012
Minn. pays $1.9M in subsidies in legislative races
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Tuesday it distributed $1.9...
September 4, 2012 - 3:37pm
September 2, 2012
Capitol Notebook: Redistricting throws voters into unknown territory
ST. PAUL – Many Minnesota voters don’t know where they are. At least, many don’t know where they live in terms of political districts after congressional, legislative and many local boundaries were redrawn earlier this year. Fewer than a quarter of Minnesotans stopping in the...
September 2, 2012 - 12:29am
August 30, 2012
Minn. panel may hold up state employee contracts
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Republican-led legislative panel may put new contracts for more than 27,000 state employees on hold at a hearing on Thursday. The Subcommittee on Employee Relations is scheduled to vote on the two-year contracts for the two largest state employee unions....
August 30, 2012 - 9:19am
August 27, 2012
Both sides of marriage amendment debate court Latino voters
By Sasha Aslanian, MPR News 91.3 FM MINNEAPOLIS — Every Sunday, hundreds of people gather for the 9 a.m. Mass at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in south Minneapolis, one of two the church holds in Spanish. A new part of the service is a marriage prayer distributed in December by...
August 27, 2012 - 11:58pm
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
What drives MPCA violations? In an announcement last week, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency levied penalties against the Minnesota Department of Transportation and Northstar Materials Inc., a Bemidji-based contractor, for construction stormwater violations in Koochiching County....
opinion / editorials
August 27, 2012 - 11:53pm
Court says Ritchie overstepped his authority
ST. PAUL -- Legislators have the duty to write ballot titles for proposed constitutional amendments, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled today, eliminating those that Secretary of State Mark Ritchie rewrote earlier this year. The court also ruled that a proposal to require Minnesota...
August 27, 2012 - 2:48pm
August 25, 2012
Biden: ‘I’d trade it all’ to play football; Bills supports Romney at Minnesota State Fair
By Don Davis, Forum Communications ST. PAUL — Joe Biden is ready to give up his job. Well, only if he could become a high school football player....
August 25, 2012 - 11:47pm
$180 million heading to flood, wind storm disaster victims
By Don Davis and Jaime DeLage Forum Communications ST. PAUL – Help is on the way. The Minnesota Legislature sent that message Friday when it overwhelmingly approved spending $180 million so disaster-stricken communities can pick up the pace of recovery and make repairs they would...
August 25, 2012 - 1:13am
August 24, 2012
UPDATED: Disaster aid approved; Gauthier's conduct not addressed
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly today approved $180 million for communities damaged by summer floods and wind storms. The House voted 125-3 for the measure, with the Senate following 60-7. The entire special session took less than two hours, and an expected House...
August 24, 2012 - 12:29pm
Special session on TV, Web
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans may follow Friday’s special session of the Legislature on the Web or the Minnesota Channel as lawmakers consider approving a disaster-relief bill. Morning committee meetings and afternoon House and Senate sessions will be aired on public television stations...
August 24, 2012 - 1:30am
August 23, 2012
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s June and July storms. Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul to approve an expected $168 million in disaster relief for floods and...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am
Gauthier says he’s withdrawing from Minnesota House race
By Brandon Stahl Forum Communications DULUTH — After starting Wednesday by announcing that he would seek re-election, embattled Duluth Representative Kerry Gauthier ended the day by saying he wouldn’t run after all. Gauthier made both announcements to Northland’s NewsCenter...
news / region
August 23, 2012 - 1:05am
August 22, 2012
Dayton, lawmakers agree to Friday disaster session
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul on Friday to approve $168 million in disaster relief for floods and other storm damage in June and July. An agreement Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders signed at 11:27 a.m. today allows no other action during the session,...
August 22, 2012 - 2:24pm