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Family displaced by Cottage Grove house fire
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
Newport amends library borrowing policies
Smaller crowd greets Holiday Train in Cottage Grove, but fundraising gathering late steam
Merry Netflix: 40 holiday movies to watch in December
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Boys' Hockey: Royals score four straight in win vs. East Ridge
Wrestling: Park is building with new roster of wrestlers
Gymnastics: Park vaults past visiting Mounds View
Boys' Hockey: Park falls to Mounds View on late goal
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
'Two from Galilee' musical opens at Light the Way Church in Cottage Grove
Holiday Train makes 14th-annual stop Friday in Cottage Grove
PHOTO GALLERY: See the Cottage Grove holiday lights contest winners and nominees
Sugar rush: Annual cookie sale draws a large crowd in St. Paul Park
‘Ugly Christmas Sweater’ run/walk Sunday in Cottage Grove for hungry students
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Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
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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
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