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Cottage Grove home damaged in fire
Public comment changes for Newport council meetings
Bus aide charged in molestation case resigns from South Washington County Schools
Perez revels in royal guard gig for Winter Carnival
Operation opioid: Website, other efforts warn about opioid dangers
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Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
Fashion show will kick off spring anti-hunger campaign
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Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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August 25, 2016
Newport may close rink and warming house, add public works position
Newport may close a city ice rink and warming house due to lack of use. During a budget workshop on July 21, city staff and council members discussed closing the ice rink and warming house at Loveland Park, in addition to adding a new public works position. “Staff has noticed attendance...
August 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
August 24, 2016
Newport open bowhunting dates revised for 2016 season
The Newport City Council voted to change a date in their agreement with the Metro Bowhunters Resource Base at the Aug. 4 council meeting.There will still be four dates for bowhunters to hunt in Loveland Park and Bailey School Forest, but one has been moved from October to December....
August 24, 2016 - 12:29pm
August 23, 2016
Rahm, Lund to square off for mayor; seven running for council
Filings for Newport city races nearly reached double digits as two incumbents filed to run for mayor and seven people will seek two council seats....
August 23, 2016 - 2:48pm
August 17, 2016
Newport fire station, city hall problems get attention
Recent inspections of Newport’s Fire Hall 1 have revealed problems that led the Newport City Council to create a committee to discuss possible solutions for fire hall. The discussion will include the possibility of rebuilding, possibly with other city buildings attached. “The...
August 17, 2016 - 4:53pm
August 14, 2016
Sweet corn and sunshine: Newport celebrates Pioneer Day
Newport residents celebrated Pioneer Day Sunday with a plethora of sunshine and sweet corn.
August 14, 2016 - 5:46pm
August 13, 2016
Newport's Catherine Drive could be developed
Newport residents may see a change around Catherine Drive in the coming years, as surrounding parcels are being considered for development by...
August 13, 2016 - 10:17am
August 11, 2016
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Newport join other cities in opting out of ‘drop home' law
After the Temporary Family Health Care Dwelling law was passed this spring by the state Legislature, many cities in the metro area are considering...
August 11, 2016 - 8:45am
Newport Pioneer Day set for Aug. 14
For a one-day festival, Pioneer Day sure packs a lot into its schedule. Newport’s annual civic party takes place Sunday, Aug. 14, at Pioneer...
August 11, 2016 - 8:03am
Newport police reports for Aug. 11: Domestic assault, drunken driving, speeding
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport: Theft Wright Tree Service, 3000 Maxwell Ave., reported the theft of a hydraulic pole from the top of a truck July 11. Loss: $1,200. Domestic assault Lucas Robert Harvang, 19, of Newport was arrested on suspicion of fifth-degree domestic...
News/crime and courts
August 11, 2016 - 7:00am
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