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Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
Oasis lifestyle: Sheppard busy as a chiropractor, new Chamber president
Minnesota Senate District 54 candidate Q/A: Leilani Holmstadt
crime and courts
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Soccer: Bunnell, Raptors break out in section championship game
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
Real Estate Showcase
March 31, 2012
GOP backs Lehrke, Quinlan, McNamara in Senate District 54
Republicans picked first-time candidate Janis Quinlan to challenge Sen. Katie Sieben and threw their support behind Cottage Grove City Council...
March 31, 2012 - 8:43pm
Schoen, Bayers win local DFL endorsements
Cottage Grove police officer Dan Schoen and Hastings resident Joanna Bayers will represent Democrats this fall in local state House races after...
March 31, 2012 - 4:00pm
March 14, 2012
Hastings man to meet Michelle Obama
It was just more than two years ago that Shane Hudella launched his Hastings-based non-profit. Now he's going meet the First Lady. On Friday,...
March 14, 2012 - 10:52am
February 21, 2012
Cottage Grove snowboarder takes second at Winter X Games
Ryan Paul looks at ledges and metal handrails differently than most people do. The 21-year-old Cottage Grove man sees them as potential places...
February 21, 2012 - 12:52pm
January 7, 2012
Lake City officer Schneider laid to rest Saturday
LAKE CITY - Lake City paid tribute to slain police officer Shawn Schneider Saturday as his family and 2,000 public safety officers from across...
crime and courts/News
January 7, 2012 - 6:48pm
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 10, 2011
UPDATED: Authorities identify victims in rural Cottage Grove crash
A Hastings man was killed and his passenger was seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon on Manning Avenue in rural Washington...
crime and courts
November 10, 2011 - 4:26pm
November 8, 2011
Arnie Moen, trusted 'advisor' and longtime St. Paul Park resident, dies at 94
Arnie Moen, a former longtime St. Paul Park resident and for many years a fixture at two local banks, has died. He was 94. Moen died Sunday...
November 8, 2011 - 9:42am
October 21, 2011
Test shows carp in Mississippi River
A new test shows Asian carp appear to be moving north on the Mississippi River. Water samples in the Twin Cities tested positive for genetic material from silver carp, one variety of Asian carp. That indicates the carp likely are in the area, according to the Minnesota Department...
October 21, 2011 - 1:38pm
October 5, 2011
Minnesota transportation officials see challenges down the road
October 5, 2011 - 10:38am
September 24, 2011
Third agency lowers Minnesota credit score
ST. PAUL -- The country's third major credit-rating agency has downgraded Minnesota's bond rating, meaning that borrowing money for new construction and repair projects likely will cost state and local governments more. Minnesota Management and Budget on Friday announced Standard...
September 24, 2011 - 12:47pm
September 23, 2011
Dayton launches Korean trade mission
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton leaves today on a South Korea trip, via Japan, to promote trade. The Democratic governor said he hopes...
September 23, 2011 - 8:49am
September 20, 2011
Historic Stillwater courthouse competes for grant dollars
The more-than century-old Washington County Historic Courthouse in Stillwater is among 25 metro-area historic properties vying for a total of...
September 20, 2011 - 12:45pm
August 18, 2011
At Cottage Grove forum, Franken vows to fight cuts to seniors
August 18, 2011 - 6:54pm
August 16, 2011
Completion of Hastings bridge delayed following shutdown
The state government shutdown lasted just three weeks, but its impact will be far greater. On Monday, the project manager for the new Highway 61 bridge in Hastings, Steve Kordosky, said the shutdown will result in a delay of at least six months. The bridge had been scheduled to be...
August 16, 2011 - 8:45am