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Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
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Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
Blues from Brazil on tap Wednesday in Newport
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Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Real Estate Showcase
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
December 11, 2014
Newport trash hauling options to reduce by 2017
City whittling the number of residential trash haulers from six to a maximum of three.
December 11, 2014 - 9:00am
December 9, 2014
Newport mayor says lawsuit part of ‘distorted vendetta’
Geraghty's denies allegations of four intentional open meeting law violations listed in Schottmuller's civil suit.
News/crime and courts
December 9, 2014 - 4:30pm
South Washington County Cities raise levies
Property taxes set to increase in Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park and Newport.
December 9, 2014 - 12:11pm
December 4, 2014
$1 billion Minnesota state budget surplus predicted
Minnesota legislators and governor will have a bit more to spend in the next two years.
December 4, 2014 - 12:58pm
December 1, 2014
LeafLine Labs to manufacture medical marijuana in Cottage Grove
Leafline Labs in Cottage Grove will be one of two entities allowed to manufacture medical marijuana in Minnesota when it becomes legal in 2015,...
December 1, 2014 - 8:33am
November 7, 2014
Schottmuller sues Newport's Mayor Geraghty over alleged open meeting violations
Complaint details four alleged violations dating back to 2009, with most recent infraction occurring Oct. 23 when council members voted in a closed-door meeting.
November 7, 2014 - 4:00pm
November 5, 2014
Rahm, Lund capture majority of votes in Newport City Council race
Newport City Council incumbent Tracy Rahm and first-time candidate Dan Lund were elected to office Tuesday, with a combined 71 percent of vo...
November 5, 2014 - 12:53am