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From insurance to assurance: Brave Soul counseling continues to grow in south Washington County
Mall of America closes ride after Ohio State Fair accident involving similar attraction
Five new officers join Cottage Grove Police Department
Maldonado to lead Nuevas Fronteras
Hidden among us: Homelessness remains a steady challenge in Washington County
crime and courts
Softball clinic benefits Slavin family
Parkers fall in Sub-State tournament after upset victory
Coyotes split series with Ducks
Local athletes shed light on the college grind
Legion Baseball: St. Paul Park, East Ridge, Woodbury survive to Friday
Newport teen flying high with Vikings and Valkyries in Circus Juventas
Trashy art: mural adds color to St. Paul Park refuse and recycling business
Chuck & Don’s selects nonprofits for annual fundraiser
Gardens of Light Walking Tour showcases Afton, Lakeland and Bayport gardens
Kids learn the blues at church social in St. Paul Park
arts and entertainment
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Cottage Grove City Council Hrg 080917
St. Paul Park Ord. 738
Cottage Grove PC Hrg 080917
Terry G. Fritze, 60
Audrey Phyllis Walsh
Michael Freeman, 68
Doris D. Hanson, 76
Donald B. Wareberg, 75
Letters to the editor: Thanks for supporting Park theater trip
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
Bailey: Watering ban is approaching an end, but your help is still needed
Letter: Celebrating student achievement
Viewpoint: School district should stop pitting neighborhoods against choice programs
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December 29, 2016
2016 in review: What made news in south Washington County
An election shake-up South Washington County saw a number of changes on Election Day. Longtime Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, did not...
December 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
December 21, 2016
'Nasal Ranger' sniffs out city odor sources
The Ramsey/ Washington County Recycling and Energy Center has reached the conclusion that the weather affects whether the garbage smell travels...
December 21, 2016 - 8:30am
December 20, 2016
Geraghty calls it quits after 33 years on Newport City Council
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty bows out of city politics after 33 years on the city council.
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
December 14, 2016
Road work near new Oltman school approved
Street projects around the new Oltman Middle School have been approved to take place next year, though some do not want to participate. The Cottage...
December 14, 2016 - 8:30am
December 13, 2016
BNSF makes some changes to parking lot plan in St. Paul Park
BNSF Railway has slightly revised initial plans for a parking lot on Grey Cloud Island Drive after hearing public input on the project. BNSF...
December 13, 2016 - 3:26pm
Lund fined for campaign violation; other complaints against Newport mayor-elect dismissed
Mayor-elect Dan Lund was fined $500 for violating state campaign law and cleared of two other complaints brought by a political adversary.
December 13, 2016 - 9:05am
November 18, 2016
Newport police reports for Nov. 18: Theft, disorderly conduct
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport.
News/crime and courts
November 18, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 8, 2016
Lund tops Rahm in Newport mayor’s race
Dan Lund beat out fellow council member Tracy Rahm for the mayor seat in Newport, taking the place of long-time mayor Tim Geraghty. Geraghty,...
November 8, 2016 - 9:52pm
Sumner and ChapdeLaine win Newport council seats
Bill Sumner and Tom Ingemann entered election night with their City Council seats up for grabs, though only Sumner retained the seat. Former...
November 8, 2016 - 9:50pm
October 28, 2016
Newport police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, domestic assault
Recently reported criminal activity in Newport: Domestic assault Nikesha Rose Atkinson, 28, of Newport was arrested Sept. 17 on suspicion of domestic assault following an incident in the 1700 block of First Avenue. Atkinson told police who responded to a domestic assault call that...
News/crime and courts
October 28, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 19, 2016
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Gordon Bailey isn’t much for speeches. The chairman of Bailey Nurseries attended the recent groundbreaking of the new Oltman Middle School,...
October 19, 2016 - 10:28am
October 11, 2016
How they finished: South Washington County runners complete Twin Cities Marathon
Here are results for south Washington County residents who ran the Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Sunday, according to the marathon's published...
October 11, 2016 - 11:28am
September 26, 2016
Newport candidate forum set for Sept. 27
Candidates for Newport City Council and mayor will square off in an election forum this week.
September 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
September 15, 2016
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
Two local veterans are being honored for their work in tending to the psychic wounds of their comrades on the home front. Marine Staff Sgt....
Life/arts and entertainment
September 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
September 11, 2016
Healing with others: Minnesota, western Wisconsin crowd gathers to mark Sept. 11 anniversary
"People got to heal," Paul Rode said at the close of a 9/11 memorial event.
September 11, 2016 - 10:23pm