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Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
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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
August 26, 2016
Newport to pursue Verizon tower
The Newport City Council informally decided in an Aug. 4 workshop to pursue an agreement with Verizon Wireless to construct a cellphone tower in the city. The preliminary plans call for a 65-foot-tall tower near Ford Road under a conditional use permit. Verizon would pay $12,000 rent...
August 26, 2016 - 4:43pm
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