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Minnesota roundup: Man charged in connection with fatal meth overdose of his 'buddy'; jogger struck by car, killed in St. Paul
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Washington County hires MnDOT for Gold Line transit impact study
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PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
Girls' Basketball: Woodbury hands East Ridge a blow to SEC hopes
Boys' Hockey: Second period goals push Park past Hastings
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
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
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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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September 20, 2013
Red Rock Corridor alternative analysis halfway complete
The Red Rock Corridor Commission and Washington County officials continue to analyze alternate options for the existing and future transit stations.
September 20, 2013 - 9:00am
January 27, 2010
Wakota finally within reach
Better late than never. Three years behind schedule and millions over budget, the final span of the reconstructed Interstate 494 Wakota Bridge that crosses the Mississippi River from Newport to South St. Paul stands six months from the finish line. July 29 will mark the bridge's...
January 27, 2010 - 8:33am
November 4, 2009
National Parks Service has concerns about cable bridge option for Highway 61 Hastings bridge
Concerns raised by the National Parks Service, and general scheduling conflicts, have caused a delay in the release of the request for proposals (RFP) for the Highway 61 bridge replacement project. The RFP will likely include both the cable-supported and the arch bridge options....
November 4, 2009 - 9:21am
October 27, 2009
Private money to help foot highway bills
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota transportation officials want more private companies to pay part of the construction bill for highway projects. Transportation Commissioner Tom Sorel Tuesday said his department is working on a formal method for the state and private companies to work together...
October 27, 2009 - 3:28pm
June 25, 2009
Oberstar transportation bill moves ahead
ST. PAUL - U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar refuses to give in to a popular president's pressure to delay a new federal transportation funding plan. "We intend to move this bill forward, this administration not withstanding," a determined Oberstar said Wednesday as congressional committee...
June 25, 2009 - 4:23pm
May 28, 2009
Reconstruction of I-494 between Lake Road and I-94 in Woodbury and Maplewood begins June 1
On June 1, the Minnesota Department of Transportation will begin reconstructing I-494 from south of Lake Road to I-94. Night work will begin as crews rebuild the outside shoulders in both directions. Lane closures will occur nightly between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., and daytime lane closures...
May 28, 2009 - 1:09pm
May 15, 2009
Hearing on Highway 61 Hastings bridge scheduled
Area residents, commuters and businesses are invited to attend an open house on May 20 about the replacement of the Highway 61 Hastings bridge. The open house will be held from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Hastings City Hall, at 101 4th St. East in Hastings. Formal presentations will...
May 15, 2009 - 3:20pm
May 5, 2009
BRIEFLY: Transportation funding would remains stable
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Senate and House needed little time to approve a $4.3 billion transportation funding compromise. The Monday votes keep...
May 5, 2009 - 1:05pm
January 9, 2009
Senators sweet on Sorel
ST. PAUL - Perhaps the "Wedding March" would have been appropriate background music as a Minnesota Senate committee gave its blessing to the...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 3, 2008
Despite gasoline tax hike, transportation needs money
A major infusion of $6.4 billion into Minnesota's transportation system amounts to only a third of what's actually needed, say transportation...
October 3, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Regional study on transportation out
A recent survey of Washington County residents using social services reveals a mixed picture of the situation for transportation in the county. While many people are satisfied with and knowledgeable about their transportation assistance options, a larger group continues to struggle...
August 13, 2008 - 7:56am
August 1, 2008
MnDOT still rebuilding image
ST. PAUL - Bodies of Minneapolis bridge collapse victims were still in the Mississippi River last Aug.
August 1, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Notice to Transportation Providers
NOTICE TO TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS East Suburban Resources, Inc., hereby provides notice that it intends to apply to the Minnesota Department of Transportation for the following transportation equipment to serve people with developmental disabilities in Washington County: Medium...
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am
June 13, 2008
Hastings Bridge closes for weekend starting Friday night
The Minnesota Department of Transportation will close the Highway 61 Mississippi River bridge at Hastings over two weekends in June in order to remove, repair and re-install bridge bearings. The bridge will be closed to all traffic from 10 p.m. Friday, June 13 through 5 a.m. Monday,...
June 13, 2008 - 9:55am
May 27, 2008
Transportation issues big this year
May 27, 2008 - 12:00am