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News briefs: Police seek volunteer reserve officers, Absentee voting begins in Senate District 54
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
Allwine jury selection begins
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Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
Girls' hockey: Offensive mindset starts to pay off for Wolfpack
Eagles felled by last-second shot
Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
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
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
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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August 21, 2017
PHOTOS: Hundreds enjoy Pioneer Day in Newport
Sun was the only thing missing from the Aug. 13 Pioneer Day in Newport. More than a century old, the annual civic party drew hundreds to Heritage...
August 21, 2017 - 2:26pm
August 17, 2017
Sheepdogs coming to Hudson Badlands
Have you ever tried to teach your dog to lie down on command? How about come when called while playing with his favorite toy? Now try it from...
August 17, 2017 - 2:00pm
August 14, 2017
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August 14, 2017 - 11:08am
August 9, 2017
Hudson church goes dementia-friendly
Hudson United Methodist pastor Dawn Jeffers Ramstad said establishing a dementia-friendly community is common sense. Since December 2016, she's...
August 9, 2017 - 7:00pm
August 7, 2017
One step closer: Inclusive playground taking shape
Members of the Cottage Grove Lions Club pitched in July 29 to help build the Woodridge Park Inclusive Playground. Alene Colvin, a member of the...
August 7, 2017 - 8:45am
August 5, 2017
Garden club recognizes four gardens
Members of the Pineridge Garden Club in Cottage Grove recognized four area gardeners July 19 for their "efforts to beautify the community." Each...
August 5, 2017 - 10:00am
July 28, 2017
Newport teen flying high with Vikings and Valkyries in Circus Juventas
When Thor is angry, the Earth trembles. The nine Norse realms are roiled by the theft of Thor’s hammer in “Nordrsaga,” this year’s student...
July 28, 2017 - 2:14pm
July 27, 2017
Trashy art: mural adds color to St. Paul Park refuse and recycling business
The story of Tennis Sanitation — which grew from a one-man operation in 1966 to a fleet of over 70 trucks — could fill the side of a building....
July 27, 2017 - 3:02pm
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 25, 2017
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
Local gardeners in Afton, Lakeland and Bayport (Minn.) are weeding and feeding plants and flowers in preparation for the inaugural Gardens of Light Walking Tour on Saturday, July 29. The garden tour is a fundraiser for mental health programming at Oak-Land Middle School in Lake Elmo....
July 25, 2017 - 8:00pm
July 24, 2017
Kids learn the blues at church social in St. Paul Park
Joe "Joey Flip" Filipovich conducted a harmonica class July 20 at the annual Ice Cream Social at the Community United Church of Christ in St....
July 24, 2017 - 1:34pm
July 20, 2017
St. Paul Park gathers to honor life of Kendrick Jordan Jr.
Those who knew Kendrick Jordan Jr. say they'll never forget his energy and bright smile. The rising St. Paul Park first-grader died July 8 while...
July 20, 2017 - 3:07pm
St. Paul Park man flies singing English grandson to Minnesota
The Englishman hoisted himself out his wheelchair and onto a high swivel chair next to the karaoke machine. He tested the volume on his mic....
July 20, 2017 - 9:20am
'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 19, 2017
The show doesn't stop: Woodbury Community Theatre presents 'Legally Blonde'
For Lenore Weir, directing "Legally Blonde: The Musical" for Woodbury Community Theatre is a bit like going shopping with its irrepressible heroine,...
July 19, 2017 - 2:44pm