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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
Dale Alberts, 69
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
May 23, 2012
State board won't require more review of 3M incinerator plan
A Minnesota Pollution Control Agency board on Tuesday rejected a petition for a deeper environmental review of 3M's plan to import hazardous waste from outside the company to its Cottage Grove incinerator. The proposed permit amendments don't meet the state's threshold for a more...
May 23, 2012 - 8:00am
May 14, 2012
Cottage Grove man and his friends canoeing the Mississippi
If all goes as planned, in 75 days Kyle Thompson and three friends will canoe from the Mississippi River into the Gulf of Mexico. But Thompson,...
May 14, 2012 - 9:05am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
April 10, 2012
A really big fish tale: Cottage Grove man lands 379-pound marlin in Hawaii
Craig Patterson isn't much of a drinker, but he was in Hawaii on St. Patrick's Day. The sun was warm and he was happy to be leaving the Kona...
April 10, 2012 - 3:06pm
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...
News/crime and courts
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...
News/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