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Spike in hate crimes nationwide, in Minnesota
With improved test scores, Newport Elementary defying expectations for a ‘high poverty school’
Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minn., ND sent to prison
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
Going once, going twice: Unclaimed property auction announced
crime and courts
Girls Swimming: East Ridge's Callie Kunz and Elli Moss compete at state championship on Thursday
From no-hitters to opening days to World Series: Jeff Nelson has seen it all as an MLB umpire
East Ridge, Park, New Life Academy have student-athletes sign their NLIs
Girls Hockey: Park wins an overtime thriller, East Ridge improves to 2-0
Afton Alps to open Friday
2017 story: 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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CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 12/05/18 Mtg-Capital Improvement Plan Bonds
Certifcate of Assumed Name: Massage by Susie
GREY CLOUD TOWNSHIP: Board of Canvass-Election Results 11/14/18
SOUTH WASHINGTON CO. SCHOOLS: Board Meeting Minutes 11/01/18
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 11/26/18 Planning Comm Mtg: Up North Plastics Inc
Downtown Hastings boutique to close its doors
Schwan’s Co. to sell majority stake to South Korean firm
After 65 years in Newport, John Bartl Hardware store closing its doors
Marathon takes over St. Paul Park refinery, SuperMom's
Up North Plastics to double its business park footprint
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Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
Kuemmel's Corner: A look back at the fall season for Park High School
Editorial: Hunt is on, so be on your game
Folch Thanks Supporters
Column: Thank you, veterans
Editorial: Remembering Armistice Day and all veterans
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October 18, 2018
WATCH: Work on long-anticipated regional public safety training center begins
COTTAGE GROVE — It's time to hit the ground running — or digging. The East Metro Public Safety Training Facility — formerly...
October 18, 2018 - 6:00am
October 12, 2018
New reporter David Clarey joins RiverTown team
New RiverTown Multimedia reporter David Clarey started his first day with a bang—literally. The Carthage, S.D. (home of a straw bale museum,...
October 12, 2018 - 8:00am
October 9, 2018
South Washington County Sheriff's Office receives grant for new DWI officer
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has awarded the Washington County Sheriff's Office a grant to fund the salary and benefits for an additional...
October 9, 2018 - 6:00am
September 19, 2018
Park High School fire causes evacuation, minimal damage
COTTAGE GROVE — A fire started in the second-floor bathroom of Park High School led to evacuations and missed classes, but no injuries....
September 19, 2018 - 5:19pm
August 23, 2018
Manning Avenue car fire destroys vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE — An engine fire in the south end of Cottage Grove left a vehicle totaled Aug. 22. According to the Cottage Grove Fire Department,...
August 23, 2018 - 9:21am
August 8, 2018
PHOTOS: St. Paul Park National Night Out
Hundreds of St. Paul Park residents turned out to Heritage Park the evening of Aug. 7 for the annual National Night Out Celebration.
August 8, 2018 - 3:01pm
PHOTOS: Night to Unite in Newport
Newport celebrated Night to Unite at Newport Lutheran Church Aug. 7, with games, crafts and food for all ages.
August 8, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 2, 2018
Get ready to Unite: Night to Unite parties set for Aug. 7
Night to Unite and National Night Out parties will be sprawling across several communities Aug. 7, with visits from public safety staff, music,...
August 2, 2018 - 10:45am
July 31, 2018
Police chase causes Norris Square lockdown
A foot chase led to a short lockdown of the Norris Square retirement community just after noon July 26.
July 31, 2018 - 3:32pm
July 30, 2018
Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
COTTAGE GROVE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning that took place in the Mississippi River in Cottage Grove...
July 30, 2018 - 2:20pm
June 27, 2018
Man sentenced for threatening Park High shooting
STILLWATER — The man who threatened to commit a school shooting at Park High School this spring has been sentenced to a five years probation....
June 27, 2018 - 2:57pm
June 23, 2018
Neighbor's quick action saves life
COTTAGE GROVE — In the still-dark spring morning, Jim Huber didn't hesitate. Huber was about to head to work March 15 when a vehicle rolled...
June 23, 2018 - 7:49am
June 14, 2018
A new perspective: Retired chiefs to lead Strawberry Fest parade
COTTAGE GROVE — Fire, EMS, police and reserves have long played an important but largely invisible role at Strawberry Fest, but this year...
June 14, 2018 - 7:49am
June 12, 2018
One dead in Newport stabbing
A fatal stabbing in Newport early Sunday morning in under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
June 12, 2018 - 9:18am
June 11, 2018
June 3 police chase ends on dead end road
COTTAGE GROVE — Lamont Bernard Taylor, 32, is facing charges of vehicle theft and fleeing police stemming from an alleged encounter with...
June 11, 2018 - 1:43pm