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One dead in fire at Woodbury senior living facility
Cottage Grove road repairs come in $1M under budget
Force of nurture: Stone Soup’s Carroll wins volunteer award
Former Newport public works site eyed for residential development
Cottage Grove police brief: Several hours in the bathroom seemed suspicious
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The Great Outdoors: Nice weather allows teams to practice outside early
PWER Nordic Skiing: All three teams to race in same section
East Ridge Athletics: Raptors race to new cross-country section amid multiple section changes for East Ridge
New Life Athletics: Eagles to move up to Class AA in multiple sports
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Tomes selected to compete in All-Star Series this weekend
'Kumiko' film shot in south Washington County gets Minneapolis screening
A Mooving story: Children's author, illustrator visit Park Grove Library
Cottage Grove Parks and Rec cures cabin fever
It's Take 2 for Cottage Grove's Films in 5 Festival
South Washington County's weekly fish fry dinners have diners hooked
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CITY OF NEWPORT PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 1300, SECTION 1325
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE
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Viewpoint: Save the dates – It’s a busy time ahead for Washington County
Viewpoint: New research shows human effects on local aquifers
Letter to the editor: Require hunters to get OK to trap on private land
Analysis: Urgent bills the only legislative product at halfway point
Viewpoint: Budget surplus is good news for Minnesota
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November 23, 2010
Second-place Emmer loses in Supreme Court
ST. PAUL -- Governor hopeful Tom Emmer lost a Supreme Court ruling Monday as an election board prepares to order 2.1 million ballots Minnesotans cast in the race to be recounted. "Those numbers are not going to change much at all now," said former U.S. Sen. Mark Dayton, who leads...
November 23, 2010 - 8:26am
November 22, 2010
UDPATED: Court hears Emmer ballot case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court questioned both sides harshly about Tom Emmer's governor's race case that claims not all 4,136 precincts' election judges made sure the number of ballots cast in the Nov. 2 election matched the number of people who voted. Chief Justice Lorie...
November 22, 2010 - 11:11am
November 20, 2010
Recount battle heats up
ST. PAUL -- A post-election battle for Minnesota votes cranked up Friday when Mark Dayton hired two recount legal experts and Tom Emmer's Supreme Court request met with opposition. While Democrat Dayton has supported a recount in his governor's race with Republican Tom Emmer, his...
November 20, 2010 - 8:00am
November 19, 2010
Dayton transition, Emmer court case go on at same time
November 19, 2010 - 8:44am
November 18, 2010
Supreme Court may hear vote testimony Monday
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court today said it may listen to attorneys Monday argue Tom Emmer' request that could throw out some ballots before a governor's race recount begins. Justice Alan Page signed an order today requiring all paperwork to be filed with the high court...
November 18, 2010 - 11:26am
November 17, 2010
Emmer takes election issue to high court
ST. PAUL -- The Tom Emmer campaign is asking the Minnesota Supreme Court to order a state election board to consider irregularities in the number of ballots cast Nov. 2. Emmer, the Republican governor candidate, said the campaign and Republican Party officials have heard many stories...
November 17, 2010 - 1:46pm
McNamara to lead House committee
State Rep. Denny McNamara will control a committee in the new Republican-controlled Minnesota House. McNamara was named chairman of the State Government Finance Committee. The panel oversees and controls spending in state agencies. The Hastings Republican was elected earlier this...
November 17, 2010 - 10:22am
November 16, 2010
County responding to Emmer election data requests
Washington County's top election official said it could take at least another week or longer to turn over all election documents sought by the Minnesota Republican Party and governor candidate Tom Emmer. The Emmer campaign has requested documents related to Election Day polling place...
November 16, 2010 - 3:02pm
November 8, 2010
Recount could end by Dec. 14
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie hopes to have a governor's race recount wrapped up by mid-December. A timeline from his office shows Dec. 14 as the date the board could certify a new governor. However, the losing candidate could take the election to court, where...
news / politics
November 8, 2010 - 1:09pm
November 3, 2010
Dayton-Emmer race could be headed to recount
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota voters may have handed elections officials another recount Tuesday in a governor's race that remained undecided early today. And Republicans took control of both legislative chambers from Democrats in a stunning turnaround. Democrat Mark Dayton's lead over...
news / politics / government
November 3, 2010 - 4:40pm
Sieben fights off tough re-election challenge
Sen. Katie Sieben held up against a wave of Republican success Tuesday night, fighting off a tough re-election challenge from St. Mary's Point businesswoman Karin Housley to earn a second term in the state Senate. While House District 57A fell into the hands of Republicans Tuesday,...
November 3, 2010 - 4:20am
Kriesel, Republicans wrest control of 57A
Republican John Kriesel claimed the House District 57A seat early Wednesday morning after eking out a narrow election night victory over his DFL opponent, Cottage Grove City Council member Jen Peterson. Kriesel and Republicans won control of what has been a reliably Democratic seat...
November 3, 2010 - 2:32am
Kriesel leads, but recount possible in razor-thin 57A race
A recount could be coming in the race for state house District 57A, with Republican John Kriesel just 54 votes ahead of DFLer Jen Peterson as of early Wednesday morning. With 15 of the district's 16 precincts reporting, Kriesel, the former Minnesota National Guardsman, led Peterson,...
news / politics
November 3, 2010 - 2:10am
McNamara easily wins re-election in 57B
November 3, 2010 - 2:02am
November 2, 2010
Sieben, Kriesel top campaign spenders in 2010
Incumbent Sen. Katie Sieben topped the list of local Legislative candidates in campaign spending this election season, according to the latest...
November 2, 2010 - 1:45pm