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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
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
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
arts and entertainment
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CG AUCTION 031517
Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
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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February 23, 2017
UPDATE: Storm tracks south, sparing metro-area commute
Parts of southeastern Minnesota and west-central Wisconsin were hit with several inches of snow overnight and Friday morning, Feb. 24, but accumulation...
February 23, 2017 - 9:57am
February 22, 2017
Too good to last: Region braces for winter storm
Following a stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures in February, snow is back in the forecast. A winter storm is expected to blanket the region...
February 22, 2017 - 2:54pm
January 17, 2017
South Washington County Schools delays Tuesday school start times
South Washington County Schools has delayed school start times by two hours Tuesday morning. Weather and road conditions prompted the delayed start. Many districts in the region delayed their start or closed altogether in response to icy road conditions. District 833 schools will...
January 17, 2017 - 6:46am
January 5, 2017
Absolute zero: MN winters rated worst in the U.S., WI's seventh worst
DULUTH — Minnesota's infamous winters are the absolute worst, the most miserable of anywhere in the U.S, according to the website thrillist.com....
January 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
December 12, 2016
A winter of 'misery'? Forecast uncertain for south Washington County
South Washington County With the first couple snowfalls already fallen, south Washington County residents could see plenty more of the white...
December 12, 2016 - 7:00am
December 10, 2016
Polar vortex redux? Forecasters say it could hit next week
CHICAGO—Forecasters are sending chills down some spines with a prediction that much of the northern half of the United States could see...
December 10, 2016 - 9:00am
November 21, 2016
Biggest snowfall goes to small town near Brainerd
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Northern Minnesota towns were the winners in snowfall over the weekend. Chris Franks, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Office in Chanhassen, said Friday’s snowfall left just 0.3 inches at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. There...
November 21, 2016 - 9:41am
November 18, 2016
Heavy snow expected in MN as road conditions deteriorate, less than an inch likely locally
ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Heavy snow is expected to fall throughout Minnesota on Friday, Nov. 18, making travel difficult in a central and northern...
November 18, 2016 - 9:55am
October 10, 2016
With traps, spray and cats, homeowners finding ways to address too many mice
DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — An influx of outdoor mice has area homeowners on the verge of mouse madness. Mouse traps and mouse bait have been selling at record levels, exterminators are staying busy and people who have never had house cats before are bringing in "mousers" to join the...
October 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
October 7, 2016
Hurricane Matthew closing in on Florida
ORLANDO, Fla.—Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas...
October 7, 2016 - 9:30am
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
More than 6,000 lose power in south Washington County area
More than 6,000 homes in the south Washington County were without power as a thunderstorm rolled through the area Tuesday evening.
June 14, 2016 - 9:12pm
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
December 29, 2015
First the snow, then the sledding in Cottage Grove
Several inches of snow Monday night and Tuesday was more than enough for Cottage Grove-area kids — and their parents — to test out new sleds...
December 29, 2015 - 5:13pm
December 28, 2015
Storm warning expands to include Twin Cities
ST. PAUL -- A winter weather warning edged north overnight, giving the Twin Cities area the opportunity to share a prediction of up to a foot of snow by Tuesday afternoon in parts of southern Minnesota and much of Wisconsin. The National Weather Services expanded its winter storm...
December 28, 2015 - 11:00am