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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park Police reports for April 28
crime and courts
Track and Field: Relays lead Woodbury boys to first in Eagan
Cottage Grove snowboarder gets back on the board
Softball: Mickschl leads Royals past Raptors
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
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Thomas G. Yetter, 68
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
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Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
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April 1, 2017
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled their budget targets for the upcoming biennium, and I'm pleased with a number of the priorities. With...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Sen. Dan Schoen viewpoint: GOP majorities must change their tune
Last week, we started to see the priorities of the Senate GOP majority, based on their budget proposals. I was presented with the recommendations...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 22, 2017
Minnesota House Republicans detail $6 billion transportation plan
ST. PAUL—The debate over transportation funding — and the hard divide on solutions — is back at the Minnesota Capitol. On Tuesday,...
March 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 7, 2017
Minnesota Senate rejects Real ID bill
ST. PAUL—The Minnesota Senate on Monday rejected a measure on Real ID driver's license standards. The vote sent lawmakers scrambling to revive it, or face making Minnesotans scramble to find identification that will allow them through airport security next year. Several Republican...
March 7, 2017 - 10:22am
March 3, 2017
Bring on the champagne, Sunday liquor sales passes in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Champagne corks could soon be popping — a bill repealing Minnesota's 159-year-old ban on Sunday liquor store sales is headed to Gov. Mark Dayton. The Minnesota House voted 88-39 on Thursday to accept the Senate's version of a bill repealing the ban that's been...
March 3, 2017 - 8:56am
February 26, 2017
Bulletin letter to the editor: Setting record straight on Rep. Franke’s bill
As a 25-year veteran and Minnesota House Veterans Affairs Committee chairman, I’m always looking for ways to help our veterans and ease their...
February 26, 2017 - 9:00am
February 24, 2017
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
South Washington County lawmakers’ positions on legalizing Sunday alcohol sales may reflect the issue’s status in the Minnesota Legislat...
February 24, 2017 - 12:51pm
February 13, 2017
Former Minnesota legislator and Vietnam vet exposed to Agent Orange, has died
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Pat Beard, a former state representative from Cottage Grove, died Tuesday of complications related to exposure to...
February 13, 2017 - 9:48am
January 30, 2017
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
In visiting with many residents throughout the district last summer, the most consistent complaint I heard centered on rising health care co...
January 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Viewpoint: Ease growing tax burden this session
When our state has a large budget, it's time to look for ways to provide tax relief for hardworking Minnesotans. It's been years since we've...
January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
January 20, 2017
Minnesota House passes health insurance premium relief for 120,000
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's top leaders seem on the brink of a deal to bring health insurance premium relief to as many as 120,000 Minnesotans....
January 20, 2017 - 10:00am
January 13, 2017
South Washington County lawmakers agree on voting change, differ elsewhere
Local lawmakers say they would support efforts to allow voters to physically cast their ballot more than a week ahead of Election Day.
January 13, 2017 - 2:31pm
Cottage Grove sets its legislative priorities
The Cottage Grove City Council has several priority issues in the 2017 legislative session, including water conservation, housing, transportation and funding for the East Metro Regional Health and Emergency Response Occupations Center.
January 13, 2017 - 10:45am
County: More state money, or property taxes could rise
Washington County Washington County cannot continue to hold down property taxes if the state keeps requiring them to provide more programs and services without money to pay for them. That's the message county commissioners and staff will convey to their state representatives and senators...
January 13, 2017 - 10:19am
Letter to the editor: Big strides in Legislature’s first week
As a first-term legislator, I wanted to deliver on my priorities early in my term. I spoke with numerous residents around the district, and was hopeful I could represent their views at the Capitol. On the first day bills could be heard, I was proud to hit the ground running by helping...
January 13, 2017 - 9:52am