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Allwine jury selection begins
Narcan saves lives: Local officers carry reverse overdose drug
St. Paul Park police reports: Unruly student; theft reports
Four file for special election to replace Minn. state senator tied up in sexual harassment claims
Pine Hill students top donor list for fourth straight year
crime and courts
Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
Woodbury girls roll past East Ridge
Park starts 2018 with a win
Park, Woodbury boys skate to a 2-all tie
East Ridge goes 1-1
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
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
CityPlace developers announce new office building
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Viewpoint: The importance of career and college readiness
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April 2, 2017
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
As part of our strategic plan to enhance our climate and culture, new this year is the acknowledgement of a select group of our workforce of more than 3,500 full- and part-time employees.
April 2, 2017 - 8:00am
April 1, 2017
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Minnesota House Republicans have unveiled their budget targets for the upcoming biennium, and I'm pleased with a number of the priorities. With...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
Sen. Dan Schoen viewpoint: GOP majorities must change their tune
Last week, we started to see the priorities of the Senate GOP majority, based on their budget proposals. I was presented with the recommendations...
April 1, 2017 - 7:00am
March 26, 2017
Viewpoint: Research highlights importance of water conservation
There's a problem brewing beneath our feet in Washington County.
March 26, 2017 - 7:00am
March 19, 2017
Viewpoint: State parks, trails need boost from users, taxpayers
The Department of Natural Resources is asking for modest fee and general fund increases for Minnesota's state parks and trails system during...
March 19, 2017 - 8:00am
February 25, 2017
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
We appreciate the love and commitment our families have for their children. We appreciate the support of the community who helps us through our...
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
February 19, 2017
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
There was a whisper of spring in the air, tickling the needles of the pines and ruffling the feathers of the phoebes. I took a deep breath and smiled.
February 19, 2017 - 9:00am
February 5, 2017
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
It may be safe to assume most Washington County residents have not heard of county program aid. Yet, it is important to take a glimpse into this key funding resource and learn how the Legislature's attention to this topic could reduce your property tax bill. Property taxes have,...
February 5, 2017 - 9:00am
January 30, 2017
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
In visiting with many residents throughout the district last summer, the most consistent complaint I heard centered on rising health care co...
January 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
Viewpoint: Ease growing tax burden this session
When our state has a large budget, it's time to look for ways to provide tax relief for hardworking Minnesotans. It's been years since we've...
January 30, 2017 - 8:00am
January 28, 2017
Viewpoint: District 833 working to create design thinkers
As educators, we understand how to deliver content, but teachers don't always have an extended period of time to learn and reflect, which demands a different approach for the training and new learning to be effective. Capitalizing on the concepts of design thinking is one of the ways...
January 28, 2017 - 11:59pm
January 15, 2017
Viewpoint: Much accomplished in past eight years
I am ever grateful for being blessed with this opportunity for two terms. I appreciate the confidence and trust bestowed upon me by the voters...
January 15, 2017 - 9:00am
December 31, 2016
Viewpoint: A successful 2016 for the county; a busy 2017 ahead
Another great year is coming to an end in south Washington County, with more improvements on the way for 2017. The leadership and staff continue to focus efforts on providing for a county that continues to grow in population as it becomes older and more diverse.
December 31, 2016 - 9:00am
December 30, 2016
Viewpoint: Council service has been a gratifying labor of love
My second term as a member of the Cottage Grove City Council will soon come to an end. While I look forward to spending more quality time with my family and friends, I will most definitely miss the work. Serving our shared community as a council member has been a true labor of love....
December 30, 2016 - 2:00pm
December 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Extensive power in a presidential pardon
Pardons are like many governmental actions. Those who agree with them believe they represent a wise use of presidential authority. Those who disagree often believe that they represent an abuse of power.
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am