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St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
All Saints Lutheran Church's Pastor Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
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
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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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
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October 19, 2016
Health care costs a focus in south Washington County legislative forum
Then they offered different prescriptions for treating rising costs and coverage problems when they met in a League of Women Voters candidate...
October 19, 2016 - 6:00am
June 20, 2016
No more budget cuts this year for South Washington County Schools
There is a projected surplus of $204,913.
June 20, 2016 - 10:42am
June 1, 2016
McNamara to retire; Cottage Grove's Tony Jurgens files for GOP in 54B
Tony Jurgens said he and Rep. Denny McNamara had talked over the years about whether he’d be interested in running for the Minnesota House...
June 1, 2016 - 10:53am
May 12, 2016
Sunday liquor sales effort sinks again
Minnesotans who forget to buy booze will remain out of luck on Sundays after the state House Thursday rejected a proposal to allow liquor stores to be open seven days a week.
May 12, 2016 - 6:11pm
Sieben's family leave proposal in Senate-passed tax bill
Sen. Katie Sieben's plan would provide partial wage replacement to parents of new babies and workers who take time off to care for family members.
May 12, 2016 - 11:28am
Transportation funding in the legislative headlights
The key to finishing the 2016 Minnesota legislative session remains short of the ignition switch.
May 12, 2016 - 11:19am
January 4, 2010
UPDATED: Bigham not seeking re-election
State Rep. Karla Bigham will not seek re-election in 2010, the two-term Cottage Grove DFLer announced in a press release Monday. Bigham, first elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006, said she is considering options that include attending law school when she steps...
January 4, 2010 - 8:11am
December 22, 2009
Republican challenger registers to face Sieben
A St. Mary's Point real estate agent and radio host has filed to run for the Minnesota Senate District 57 seat held by Cottage Grove DFLer Katie Sieben. Karin Housley filed with the Minnesota Campaign Finance Board Nov. 24 and has announced on her Web site she will challenge the...
December 22, 2009 - 12:13pm
October 6, 2009
State lawmakers look for cheap ways to end poverty
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota legislators face a dilemma: Can they spend money from a tight budget to eliminate poverty by 2020? If they spend money now, Rep. Carlos Mariani, DFL-St. Paul, said, more people would go to work and the state's economy would improve. But since lawmakers are not...
October 6, 2009 - 9:32am
May 19, 2009
Un-session brings unallotment
May 19, 2009 - 3:56pm
May 15, 2009
Pawlenty starts cutting budget himself
ST. PAUL - Gov.
May 15, 2009 - 8:09am
May 14, 2009
House begins debate on changes to election rules
The Minnesota House of Representatives began debating Wednesday night a bill authored by Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, that would allow early voting, move primary elections to June and change the way absentee ballots are handled. "Because of the Senate recount and the closeness...
May 14, 2009 - 8:42am
Lawmakers OK steady school, lower college funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota lawmakers propose to keep public school funding stable for the next two years and give public colleges and universities...
May 14, 2009 - 8:02am
Funding bills pass without full funding
ST. PAUL - Minnesota legislators rushed through bills funding a bulk of the state budget Wednesday, but without fully paying. The Democratic-controlled...
May 14, 2009 - 7:59am
May 13, 2009
New law prohibits sex offenders from using social networking sites
Registered sex offenders in Minnesota will now be prohibited from using social networking sites. Gov. Tim Pawlenty signed into law Monday the Public Safety Policy bill including provisions authored by Rep.
May 13, 2009 - 12:11pm