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Baseball: New Life Academy wins opening section game
Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge wins three straight games, Park ends regular season with win
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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
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STORAGE SALE 06/19/19 Acorn Mini Storage, Cottage Grove, MN
CITY OF NEWPORT: Public Hearing 06/06/19 - Amend Chapter 32
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CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 06/05/19 Minnesota Investment Fund
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November 17, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 17, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 14, 2017
U.S. high court to hear Minnesota political apparel case
ST. PAUL — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether a Minnesota law banning political items in and near polling places violates free...
November 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 10, 2017
Residents oppose development planning on low-density area in Cottage Grove
The city council passed a controversial zoning amendment for the area around Harkness and Hardwood avenues. Based on a Stantec Consulting Services...
November 10, 2017 - 1:31pm
Sexual harassment allegations against Sen. Schoen, Rep. Cornish erupt at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL --The national phenomenon of women alleging sexual harassment by men in power erupted in the Minnesota Capitol, following allegations...
November 10, 2017 - 9:57am
November 1, 2017
St. Paul Park raises utility rates, lowers base value
St. Paul Park is raising prices and lowering the value of the utility base rate in a recommendation from the Department of Natural Resources....
November 1, 2017 - 6:54pm
October 27, 2017
After some disappointment over Trump's opioid announcement, MN leaders expected to push for more money
ST. PAUL — More than 400 Minnesotans died due to opioids last year, up from 344 a year earlier. The epidemic, a word often used to describe...
October 27, 2017 - 4:04pm
Little changes in Minnesota insurance are expected as enrollment begins
ST. PAUL — The political rhetoric has been much more substantial than changes coming to Minnesotans' 2018 health plans. The federal Affordable...
October 27, 2017 - 2:28pm
October 16, 2017
Minnesota's restrained bid for Amazon headquarters ready to send
ST. PAUL—When the state of Minnesota sends its bid to become digital retailing giant Amazon's new home base, the package will be full of facts but without the hoopla other regions have rolled out to land the project known as HQ2. Washington, D.C.'s mayor prepared a video of...
October 16, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 9, 2017
MNSure CEO sys reinsurance is 'short-term fix'
BRAINERD, Minn. — MNSure CEO Allison O'Toole offered up solutions Monday, Oct. 9, to help make sure health insurance premiums stay flat....
October 9, 2017 - 9:23pm
October 5, 2017
Many farmers comply with controversial buffer law
ST. PAUL — Most Minnesota farmers will meet the first deadline to put buffers between cropland and water. Executive Director John John...
October 5, 2017 - 5:29pm
October 4, 2017
Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates have received from gun rights lobbyists in the previous...
October 4, 2017 - 2:20pm
September 25, 2017
Klobuchar says troubled health care bill shows need for bipartisan work
WASHINGTON -- Republican-written federal health care legislation that appeared lacking enough votes to pass is proof a bipartisan effort is needed...
September 25, 2017 - 9:58pm
September 20, 2017
Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
The Cottage Grove City Council is considering what to do with the long-vacant former pool site at 85th Street and Granada Avenue. The city pool...
September 20, 2017 - 8:30am
September 18, 2017
Community solar gardens rise in popularity, except with some neighbors
As popularity of community solar gardens in Minnesota rises, some who live next to the installations remain vocal with opposition to their construction....
September 18, 2017 - 8:55am