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Judge dismisses TIF case
Ward to retire from MN House after 2018 session
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East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
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
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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letters to the editor
November 12, 2017
Letters to the editor: Lots of questions remain about BNSF plans
I would love to inform people of St. Paul Park about my experience with BNSF. It doesn't seem to be the same impression Sandi Dingle, Patrick...
November 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
September 24, 2017
Letters: Citizens organize against BNSF plan; juniors encouraged to apply for page program
You've seen our booth at Heritage Days and Strawberry Fest. You've heard us speak in St. Paul Park, Cottage Grove and Grey Cloud Township. We're...
September 24, 2017 - 8:45am
September 3, 2017
Letters: Invest in schools; Thanks, Washington County
As a father and grandfather, I've spent the last number of years seeing how important our schools are for our kids. Now that they're starting...
September 3, 2017 - 8:00am
August 23, 2017
Letter: Town hall meetings would help constituents
Recent letters to the editor have discussed whether elected officials such as U.S. Rep. Jason Lewis should meet personally with their constituents at town hall meetings. One writer suggested that such meetings are unneeded and that serious concerns can be adequately communicated through...
August 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 21, 2017
Letters: Night to Unite a success; Democracy does not equal mob rule
I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone that helped make the Night to Unite at Newport Lutheran Church such a success on Aug 1. I especially...
August 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 11, 2017
Letters: Medicaid changes need to prioritize; An almost-missed message to Lewis' 'town hall meeting'
Katie Nelson's recent story ("Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients") featured personal stories of those who have benefited from public safety net programs. Good stuff, but unfortunately, focusing on those low-income families, children and those...
August 11, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 28, 2017
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
The actions of the Legislature have a direct effect on our communities. We are specifically concerned about two proposals from the Minnesota House of Representatives that have negative impacts on our cities and property taxes.
April 28, 2017 - 11:45am
April 17, 2017
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Anti-terror, rail safety measures in public safety bill In the Legislature, we've been passing our budget bills in a number of areas including...
April 17, 2017 - 7:19am
March 25, 2017
Letters to the editor: Park High School orchestra program
Readers weigh in on a potential change to the Park High School orchestra program.
March 25, 2017 - 7:00am
October 3, 2016
Letter to the editor: Grateful for ‘genuine humanity’ after dog’s death
In times when unkindness often makes the news, Cottage Grove resident Jim Holum deserves praise for his extraordinary compassion to our family, going beyond professionalism. Somehow our beloved dog slipped the knot on his tether, charged Holum's truck and was fatally struck. Holum...
October 3, 2016 - 3:00pm
May 4, 2013
Bulletin letters to the editor: Same-sex marriage; school foundation fundraiser
Organizers thankful for 'Taste' support and sponsors I'd like to thank the sponsors of the April 22 Taste of South Washington County Schools Extravaganza, Dr. Joel Bexell and Dr. Donna Bexell, and Anchor Bank of Woodbury and St. Paul Park.
May 4, 2013 - 9:24am
April 27, 2013
Bulletin Letters to the Editor
Ruiz was a positive in students' lives I was in the media center at Park High School on the morning of April 15 to help students deal with their grief after the loss of Rita Ruiz, who I had never had the pleasure of meeting.
April 27, 2013 - 9:34am
February 10, 2010
Letter: Support health care reform
Health care spending rose to $2.5 trillion in 2009, or $8,047 per-person. It is projected to double by 2019. If we don't pass health care reform now, we will have more lost jobs, more families in bankruptcy, more crushing debt for all of us. Our U.S. senators favor passage. Why...
February 10, 2010 - 10:54am
Letter: Government not the answer
In response to Karla Bigham's letter published Feb. 3: I agree that tough choices will need to be made in the upcoming session, but you fail to address the real reasons we are faced with the looming deficits. While reduced tax collection certainly plays into the current situation,...
February 10, 2010 - 10:53am
Letter: Air, water quality below average
What is the role of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency? I have read the recent survey information on the 3M Incinerator proposal and I agree with the residents. Reading that on a scale of 0 to 100 with 100 being the best, the water quality rating is 20 and air quality is 32 for...
February 10, 2010 - 10:49am