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Cottage Grove home damaged in fire
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
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
arts and entertainment
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VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
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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
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
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
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November 29, 2016
Washington County Attorney's Office sex trafficking division to expand
A grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety will expand the ability of Washington County law enforcement to fight sex trafficking...
News/crime and courts
November 29, 2016 - 6:00pm
September 25, 2016
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting on St. Paul's East Side
ST. PAUL, Minn.—St. Paul police are investigating an East Side shooting that killed one woman and sent another to a hospital on Sunday...
September 25, 2016 - 1:06pm
September 20, 2016
Minnesota set to up its fight against opioid abuse with $2.5 million in federal funding
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is about to increase its campaign warning about the dangers of pain killers known as opioids. State officials also plan to work with medical and pharmaceutical professionals about the risks of overprescribing the drugs. The state announced Monday, Sept....
September 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Trump chips away at Clinton Minnesota advantage
ST. PAUL — A new Minnesota Poll shows Donald Trump closing Hillary Clinton's lead in the state, which mirrors national polls showing the...
September 20, 2016 - 6:00am
September 19, 2016
Islamic State says Minnesota mall stabbing carried out by 'soldier'
ST. CLOUD, Minn. --- A man who stabbed nine people at a mall in central Minnesota before he was shot dead is a "soldier of the Islamic State," the militant group's news agency said on Sunday, as the FBI investigated the attack as a potential act of terrorism. The man, who was wearing...
September 19, 2016 - 10:16am
September 18, 2016
Suspect dead, 8 injured after mall stabbings in Minnesota
ST. CLOUD, Minn.—Eight people were injured and the suspect died at Crossroads Center on Saturday after an attack reported about 8:15 p.m. St....
September 18, 2016 - 10:52am
September 13, 2016
School District 833 to resume tests for lead in water
South Washington County Schools will pay an environmental consulting firm to test for lead in its school water systems.
September 13, 2016 - 8:31am
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 11, 2016
Key Minnesota primary election races
Six of eight Minnesota U.S. House districts featured contests for at least one party in Tuesday's primary election. In each party, the voters' top pick moves on to the Nov. 8 general election. For state Supreme Court, the top two vote-getters will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Nearly every...
August 11, 2016 - 4:31pm
Some Minnesota U.S. House races in national spotlight
Two, perhaps three, of Minnesota's eight congressional races will attract plenty of national attention as control of the U.S. House is at stake...
August 11, 2016 - 4:25pm
August 8, 2016
Cottage Grove teen detained in attempted armed robbery case
A 16-year-old Cottage Grove boy has been referred to juvenile court for allegedly using a pellet pistol in an attempted robbery.
News/crime and courts
August 8, 2016 - 11:54am
Squad car vandalized but mostly quiet night for Minnesota shooting protest
ST. PAUL—Protesters remained in front of the Minnesota governor's residence Friday morning, continuing a vigil that began hours after a...
July 8, 2016 - 9:58am
September 30, 2015
Cottage Grove man imprisoned after shooting threat
A Cottage Grove man will serve a prison sentence for threatening to shoot his father-in-law and then engaging police in a roughly 10-hour armed standoff.
News/crime and courts
September 30, 2015 - 5:04pm
August 20, 2015
District 833 School Board race takes shape as seven candidates file
Seven candidates will vie for three open South Washington County School Board seats this fall. They include three incumbents, including board...
August 20, 2015 - 9:30am
Ragnar relay runners make pit stop in Cottage Grove
The 10th-annual Ragnar Relay Great River, an overnight, 200-mile race that began Friday in Winona, passed through Cottage Grove Saturday on its...
August 20, 2015 - 9:26am