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Newport police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, domestic assault
Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
Pumpkins by the yard: ‘Pumpkin House’ collects donations for children’s hospitals
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
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
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
Real Estate Showcase
July 14, 2015
Schoen takes leave from Cottage Grove police, takes on consultant role at LeafLine
More legislative work, consulting for LeafLine Labs planned
July 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
July 2, 2015
Parr steps down as Cottage Grove economic development director
Cottage Grove Economic Development Director Danette Parr is stepping down later this month after accepting a new position in the northwest metro. Parr, who has been with the city since 2011, is done July 17. Mayor Myron Bailey said Thursday that Parr is taking on the same...
July 2, 2015 - 4:11pm
July 1, 2015
Highly anticipated medical marijuana law takes effect
MINNEAPOLIS -- The early hour gave the moment a subdued feel, but three of the first people affected by Minnesota’s new medical marijuana law...
July 1, 2015 - 1:37pm
May 4, 2015
With varied water quality across state, time running out to pass buffers
Water quality varies from good in northeastern Minnesota, where plenty of plants borders waters, to poor in the southwest, with its heavy concentration...
May 4, 2015 - 10:12am
April 10, 2015
Judge dismisses Schottmuller's open meeting law suit against Newport mayor
A Washington County District Court judge found Schottmuller failed to provide "genuine issues of material fact" in lawsuit, Geraghty remains in office.
April 10, 2015 - 11:14am
March 20, 2015
Dayton pushes preschool funding in Newport Elementary visit
Brittany Vasecka’s Newport Elementary classroom became an education case study Friday as Gov. Mark Dayton visited the school amid his push...
March 20, 2015 - 1:43pm
March 2, 2015
Longtime Cottage Grove city administrator to resign
Longtime Cottage Grove City Administrator Ryan Schroeder is stepping down just weeks after receiving a generally positive performance evaluation....
March 2, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 18, 2015
Newport mayor wants open meeting lawsuit dismissed; Schottmuller requests alleged violations tried separately
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty is contesting a civil lawsuit brought by former City Council member Pauline Schottmuller and has requested the case be dismissed. In a motion filed Feb. 6, Geraghty’s lawyer Paul Reuvers argues there “is no genuine issue as to any material fact” outlined...
February 18, 2015 - 8:00am
February 12, 2015
Cottage Grove City Hall security examined after west-metro shooting
Police refresh council, employees on threat management plans.
News/crime and courts
February 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
February 10, 2015
Met Council grants eyed for Red Rock Crossing project in Newport
Long-term vision to expand ridership at recently built Newport Transit Station and transform community.
February 10, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 28, 2015
School District 833 seeks flexibility, freedom at Legislature
School District 833’s legislative wish list includes more state funding, flexibility with the academic calendar and school board control over...
January 28, 2015 - 11:50am
January 20, 2015
Sieben, Schoen, McNamara to host legislative town hall in Cottage Grove
State Reps. Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, and Dan Schoen, DFL-St. Paul Park, will join Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, at a town hall meeting from 7:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Cottage Grove City Hall, 12800 Ravine Parkway. The lawmakers will discuss issues that could...
January 20, 2015 - 11:05am
Lund, Rahm sworn in on Newport City Council
Rahm returns for a second term, Lund begins his first.
January 20, 2015 - 11:00am
January 6, 2015
Economy, taxes key for new Cottage Grove, Newport council members
Dennis, Lund ready for inaugural terms as city council members.
January 6, 2015 - 1:19pm
December 17, 2014
State looks at curbing ‘wild west’ approach to drones
ST. PAUL — Privacy advocates want legislators to regulate drones flying over Minnesota’s landscape. “As it now stands, it is a little...
December 17, 2014 - 11:40am