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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
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
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August 8, 2016
Lund and Rahm to face off for mayor; seven challengers step into council race
Voters will have at least six options for two Newport City Council seats in the fall election. The filing period closed Tuesday at 5 p.m., with...
August 8, 2016 - 3:24pm
August 3, 2016
Police picnic with public at Night to Unite events in Newport, St. Paul Park
Annual Night to Unite picnics in Newport and St. Paul Park drew police, firefighters, residents, elected officials and civic organizations together...
August 3, 2016 - 3:57pm
July 26, 2016
Geraghty bows out as Newport mayor; Rahm set to run
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty has decided to bow out of city politics, opting against re-election this fall. Council member Tracy Rahm has decided...
July 26, 2016 - 10:18am
July 22, 2016
Newport fishing pier to receive upgrade
Newport intends to add ADA accessibility to local fishing pier.
July 22, 2016 - 8:15am
July 20, 2016
Newport adopts new pay system
The Newport City Council has approved a pay grid system for full-time non-union city employees. The system will take full effect in January 2017, when all employees will be officially paid using the grid. The grid was created by members of city council after St. Paul-based company...
July 20, 2016 - 4:15am
July 14, 2016
Newport Dollar Store closes
Newport is down a retailer. The Newport Dollar Store has closed, just seven months after it opened. The store, which sold everything from office...
July 14, 2016 - 4:56pm
Newport adopts surveillance resolution
The Newport City Council has passed a resolution reserving the right to use audio and video recordings on public premises in Newport. The resolution...
July 14, 2016 - 8:00am
July 7, 2016
Man arrested in St. Paul Park for suspected drunken driving with children in car
There were two girls, ages 12 and 15, in the backseat.
News/crime and courts
July 7, 2016 - 11:40am
June 30, 2016
Newport police reports for June 30: Burglary, theft
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport: Theft A resident in the 1600 block of Fourth Avenue reported the theft of a package delivered to her home May 25. The post office confirmed delivery but the package was gone when the resident returned home at 4 p.m. Loss: $140. A resident...
News/crime and courts
June 30, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 28, 2016
City of Newport to pay $115,000 to injured former police officer
June 28, 2016 - 11:15am
May 31, 2016
Louie Tinucci built a restaurant that lasted — and the family to carry it on
Louie Tinucci got his first taste of the restaurant business as a high schooler in the 1940s, peeling potatoes at Rossini’s Bar & Cafe in downtown...
May 31, 2016 - 4:12pm
May 23, 2016
Newport stop planned for State Fair buses
Locals likely will have another option to make their way to the Great Minnesota Get-Together this summer. The Newport Transit Station is slated...
May 23, 2016 - 4:32pm
April 27, 2016
A powerful job: Xcel Energy line worker follows in family footsteps
When Dan McIntyre was a kid, he would ride his bicycle out to power lines in Hastings and watch his dad Jim work as a lineman. He knew that’s...
April 27, 2016 - 8:00am
April 19, 2016
Newport's Raceway to Fun closes its doors
Newport’s Raceway to Fun reached the end of its track. The business, which offered go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, an arcade, a driving...
April 19, 2016 - 11:49am
April 5, 2016
MidWestOne Bank comes to Newport
A new sign covers the walls of Newport’s former Central Bank, which is now MidWestOne Bank. The signs were installed last week and the banking...
April 5, 2016 - 2:00pm