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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
Minnesota roundup: Head-on crash kills Pequot Lakes man; 5 more state news stories
crime and courts
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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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
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
Viewpoint: Ease growing tax burden this session
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July 14, 2016
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
March 30, 2016
Newport man guilty of misusing father’s money
A Newport man was convicted March 4 of stealing funds from the family trust of his mentally impaired father. Jeff Allen Johnson pleaded guilty to Washington County District Court to two felony counts of financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult. He was sentenced to 45 days in...
News/crime and courts
March 30, 2016 - 8:00am
March 29, 2016
Coffee and Conversation
Washington County sheriff’s deputy Joel Muellner was one of several officers who met with residents for the second-annual Coffee with a Cop...
March 29, 2016 - 12:43pm
March 18, 2016
Coffee with a Cop in Newport is March 23
Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies will hold Coffee with a Cop March 23 beginning at 5 p.m. at the North Pole Restaurant. The community is invited to the informal event to ask questions, discuss community issues and get to know their deputies, the sheriff’s office said....
March 18, 2016 - 8:50am
March 15, 2016
Newport resident to serve on state commission
A Newport resident has been appointed to a state panel. Gov. Mark Dayton announced March 2 that Saengmany Ratsabout will serve on the Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans. The council advises the Minnesota Legislature on issues important to state residents from over 40 Asian-Pacific...
March 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
February 28, 2016
Newport man dies after being found unresponsive in Duluth hotel pool
A 22-year-old Newport man died after being found unresponsive in a Duluth hotel pool early Sunday. The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office reported that authorities responded to the call at the Radisson Hotel Duluth-Harborview, 505 W. Superior St., at about 1:15 a.m. Sunday. The man...
February 28, 2016 - 8:45am
February 18, 2016
Cities back HRA's plan to expand powers
Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park economic development authorities have put their support behind a plan to add economic development powers to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The change needs needs legislative and county approval, HRA Deputy Executive...
February 18, 2016 - 10:00am