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News briefs: Police seek volunteer reserve officers, Absentee voting begins in Senate District 54
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
Allwine jury selection begins
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Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
Girls' hockey: Offensive mindset starts to pay off for Wolfpack
Eagles felled by last-second shot
Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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January 5, 2017
Dingle appointed first woman St. Paul Park mayor
Council member Sandi Dingle was appointed mayor at the Jan. 3 city council meeting, making her the first female mayor of St. Paul Park.
January 5, 2017 - 10:42am
December 31, 2016
Some see new hope for Sunday liquor sales in Minnesota Legislature
ST. PAUL — Suddenly, an opening has appeared in a long effort to allow liquor stores to be open on Sundays.A chance, not a guarantee by any...
December 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
League of Women Voters prepares early for next redistricting
The local League of Women Voters Minnesota chapter is gearing up to have a say in the next redistricting process. During an information-packed meeting last month, League of Women Voters Woodbury-Cottage Grove members explored how they and others can get involved in the redistricting...
December 31, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 20, 2016
Geraghty calls it quits after 33 years on Newport City Council
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty bows out of city politics after 33 years on the city council.
December 20, 2016 - 4:00pm
Dayton, Daudt head into session with 'damaged relationship'
The two top Minnesota political leaders will approach the legislative session in January with a "damaged relationship" following a failure to...
December 20, 2016 - 7:51am
December 14, 2016
Lund, Mills top local campaign spenders
A Newport city council candidate topped local fundraising in the 2016 election, but a Cottage Grove city council member spent the most of area city candidates. Candidates for city races in Newport and Cottage Grove recently submitted campaign finance reports detailing their contributions...
December 14, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 29, 2016
Dingle to be St. Paul Park's first woman mayor
After being elected to the Legislature, Keith Franke has announced "with a heavy heart" his resignation as St. Paul Park mayor, effective Jan....
November 29, 2016 - 4:00pm
November 23, 2016
Judge blocks Obama rule extending overtime pay
A federal judge on Tuesday blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant in Sherman, Texas,...
November 23, 2016 - 9:08am
November 17, 2016
Mr. Right goes to Washington
Newly elected as U.S. representative in the Second Congressional District, Woodbury resident Jason Lewis said he believes voters gave Republicans...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
McCollum keeps up the fight
Congresswoman Betty McCollum won 10 of 16 precincts in Woodbury, lost three of four in Afton, won in Newport, and won everywhere in Oakdale...
November 17, 2016 - 1:45pm
November 15, 2016
Grey Cloud Island town board to welcome new member, retain seats
New and old faces won spots on the Grey Cloud Island Town Board in the Nov. 8 election. Rich Adams retained his town board chair seat and Scott Leick retained his treasurer’s seat. Raymond Kaiser won an open supervisor’s chair with 66 percent of the vote. Adams and Leick both...
November 15, 2016 - 1:31pm
November 10, 2016
Dayton wants post-election special insurance session
The election did not appear to clarify whether the governor and lawmakers will agree on how to lower health insurance premiums.
November 10, 2016 - 4:04pm
November 9, 2016
Franke upsets in House 54A
Keith Franke said he could count on one hand the number of people who helped him knock on doors in his uphill legislative race this fall.
November 9, 2016 - 4:04am
Jurgens tops Slaten in House District 54B
Tony Jurgens will replace Denny McNamara in the Minnesota House.
November 9, 2016 - 3:39am
Schoen wins Senate District 54 seat
Dan Schoen will move from the Minnesota House to the Senate.
November 9, 2016 - 3:14am