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South Washington County Schools settles ex-employee's claim for $50,000
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
Cottage Grove winter lights contest deadline nears
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
crime and courts
Girls' hockey: Wolfpack a goal shy of 2-0 start
Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Wolfpack athletes prepare to play in college
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
arts and entertainment
SoWashCo Sch. Dist. 101817 Board Minutes
MN Board of Pardons Thomas Just
Dakota Supply Group vs Greg Hoffman Plumbing
US Bank National Assoc. vs Tracy Reitmann
Deutsche Bank vs. Henry Wavamunno
Philip M. LaVenture
Alvina M. Kirchner
Thomas "Tom" Henschell
Alvin J. Martin
Lev J. Dyadkin
Letter to the editor: Congrats on School Board victory, and thanks for support
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Viewpoint: With REAL ID extension granted, next fix must be MNLARS
Letters to the editor: Referendum needed for our kids; Vote 'yes' to keep District 833 strong
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March 10, 2017
Newport police reports for March 10: Domestic, disturbance, suspicious activity
Recently reported criminal activity
March 10, 2017 - 7:00am
March 9, 2017
Special TIF bill supported without Newport mayor
The Washington County Community Development Agency, with the support of the city of Newport, will seek state legislation regarding their TIF...
March 9, 2017 - 8:30am
March 5, 2017
Newport police reports for March 5: Drunken driving, suspicious activity, domestic
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport.
March 5, 2017 - 8:00am
February 24, 2017
First Newport TIF update shows slow, steady progress
The Washington County Community Development Agency, the organization overseeing the TIF (tax increment financing district) near Highway 61 and...
February 24, 2017 - 8:30am
February 23, 2017
Knitting with memories: Every shawl holds a story for Gesling
Newport Linda Gesling has a hand-knit shawl for every week of the year and a narrative to match each one. Ever since her mother helped her learn...
February 23, 2017 - 3:39pm
February 22, 2017
Newport plans redevelopment of old public works site
The old public works site may get a fresh look as a residential lot in the coming years. The Newport City Council voted 5-0 on Feb. 16 to approve...
February 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 21, 2017
Charges: 100-mph chase in Newport ends with DWI, drug charges
A Maplewood man with four prior drunken driving convictions is charged again after police say he was driving drunk at over 100 mph on Highway...
February 21, 2017 - 10:33am
February 16, 2017
Newport launches odor report system
The city of Newport is taking odors into its own hands. A new feature launched on the city website last week allows residents to submit information about odors they detect, including the where, when, wind direction, type and intensity of smell.
February 16, 2017 - 3:12pm
Diversified Manufacturing leaves Newport
South Washington County Diversified Manufacturing Corp. will leave its Newport building behind when it moves some company operations to Prescott, but it's not leaving its employees. Company owner Ram Motilall said all his employees have said they will follow the company to the Wisconsin...
February 16, 2017 - 8:30am
February 14, 2017
Case of missing evidence unsolved in Newport; final report lists money, drugs, weapons unaccounted for
A final investigative report on the now-disbanded Newport Police Department's evidence storage practices revealed additional problems.
February 14, 2017 - 9:14am
February 13, 2017
Newport police reports for Feb. 13: Theft, harassment
Recently reported criminal activity.
February 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
February 10, 2017
Newport police brief: Magic money offered in suspicious liquor store bid
The owner of Newport Liquor, 1638 Hastings Ave., reported two men approached him Jan. 30 and offered to purchase the store for $2 million cash. According to the police report, the men said they intended to pay by turning a piece of paper into a $100 bill using aluminum foil and â...
February 10, 2017 - 5:06pm
February 7, 2017
Osterman goes full circle: Sheriff's sergeant for Newport accepts new position
Sgt. Larry Osterman of the Washington County Sheriff's Office guided Newport's transition from having its own police department to contracting...
February 7, 2017 - 3:40pm
January 30, 2017
Icy reception: Newport Winter Family Fun Night a hit with the kids
Kids played hockey, sledded around the ice or just skated at the Newport winter family fun night Saturday.
January 30, 2017 - 5:24pm
January 26, 2017
Redevelopment at Newport Raceway to Fun site stalls
\Redevelopment at the former Raceway to Fun site may be stalled as current site owner Scannell Properties continues marketing efforts for proposed...
January 26, 2017 - 4:00pm