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January 18, 2018
Judge dismisses TIF case
A lawsuit filed against the Washington County Community Development Agency by Newport business owners over a TIF (tax increment financing) district...
January 18, 2018 - 6:06am
January 10, 2018
Newport considers supported apartment development
Zumbro House has made a preliminary proposal for a supported-living apartment building on the north end of the city. The company is looking at...
January 10, 2018 - 8:30am
January 9, 2018
City of Newport condemns Opinion Brewing building
Newport's Opinion Brewing Co. building was condemned by the city Jan. 1. The city had given them a six month temporary certificate of occupancy...
January 9, 2018 - 6:14pm
January 6, 2018
Newport public safety reports: Thefts, distrubances
A pallet jack, dolly and hand tools were taken from a vehicle in the 1600 block of Fourth Avenue Dec. 20. A padlock was removed from the truck...
January 6, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 2, 2018
Newport to crack down on odor emitters
Newport is reaching across the river to South St. Paul to combat odor emissions from the the most complained about facilities: Sanimax and the...
January 2, 2018 - 9:01am
December 28, 2017
Slippery snowfall creates dangerous commute, Highway 61 traffic crashes pile up
A slick Highway 61 caused at least two dozen crashes during the all-day snowfall Dec. 28. Most crashes caused only minor injuries and minor damage,...
December 28, 2017 - 4:34pm
December 19, 2017
Newport branching out with parks
A master plan is in the works for a riverside park in Newport, along with parks planning for the city's several other parks. The city has purchased several properties north of 16th Street and east of Cedar Lane that they plan to convert into a park on the Mississippi River.
December 19, 2017 - 3:22pm
December 15, 2017
South Washington County cities approve small levy increases
South Washington County cities passed 2018 budgets last week with small increases to the levy to fund various projects.
December 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 7, 2017
Newport, refinery butt heads over buffer land
For many years the St. Paul Park refinery — currently owned by Andeavor — has been acquiring land for what's known as a buffer zone, much...
December 7, 2017 - 3:28pm
December 5, 2017
Wintery mix backs drivers up for hours in south Washington County
Traffic on Highway 61 northbound and Interstate 494 was backed up nearly to St. Paul Park Tuesday morning after an overnight snow and ice storm...
December 5, 2017 - 12:30pm
November 23, 2017
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
NEWPORT, Minn. — An unusual culprit is being blamed for wreaking havoc this fall. The city-owned properties between Cedar Lane and the Mississippi...
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
Newport resident packs boxes and plates for Thanksgiving
Carol Isaak of Newport started volunteering at the Union Gospel Mission in St. Paul in 2013 to get herself out of the house. She had wanted to work serving and packing meals during the Thanksgiving for a while, but finally got onto the schedule the year her husband died. "I was down...
November 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 20, 2017
Conflict of interest? Newport Planning Commission chair sells land, votes to recommend development
The city attorney has determined Newport Planning Commission chair Kevin Haley had a conflict of interest in while voting on and discussing the...
November 20, 2017 - 12:52pm
Bailey Meadows development approved in Newport amid opposition
A split city council voted to approve construction with conditions on the Bailey Meadows development planned for the northeast corner of Newport....
November 20, 2017 - 12:49pm
November 9, 2017
A blessing in a blanket: Annual quilters exhibit in Woodbury includes those made for veterans
Military veterans are given their due as part of an annual quilt exhibition at the R.H. Stafford Library in Woodbury. This year, the River Valley...
November 9, 2017 - 8:53am