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Mayor Bill Palmquist was joined by Miss Pre-teen North Star Rylee Van Houten and U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum, among others, for the ribbon-cutting Saturday. Jackie Renzetti / Rivertown Multimedia
Photo: Afton Mayor Bill Palmquist celebrates new downtown
10 hours 29 sec ago
May 20, 2019
Sen. Chris Eaton, left, and Rep. Dave Baker, right, spoke about losing their children to opioid addiction and a bill they passed Monday, May 20, that would increase resources for treatment and education.
'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
May 20, 2019 - 10:41pm
Bruce Locklear. Photo courtesy of New Life Academy
New Life Academy names interim head
May 20, 2019 - 12:00pm
May 19, 2019
Legislative leaders and Gov. Tim Walz on Sunday, May 19, 2019, announced a two-year budget plan with a day left in the regular legislative session. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
May 19, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 17, 2019
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
May 17, 2019 - 11:25am
HERO Center plan OK'd; new sign at River Oaks: Cottage Grove City Council briefs
May 17, 2019 - 10:08am
May 16, 2019
Mock structures in the new HERO Center will allow police and SWAT teams to practice emergency responses. The structures can also be sealed and filled with smoke for firefighter apporach and entry drills. Submitted graphic courtesy of Leo A. Daly
HERO Center on track: Cottage Grove, Woodbury councils close to final approval
May 16, 2019 - 3:43pm
Man charged with sex trafficking in Woodbury from behind bars
May 16, 2019 - 3:33pm
May 13, 2019
Brian North, Vice President Mike Pence and Tricia Hinz pose for a photo at the North Pole Restaurant and Newport Drug. Photo courtesy of Brian North
When the vice president surprise visits your restaurant
May 13, 2019 - 5:19pm
May 11, 2019
Minnesota Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk, DFL-Cook, at far left, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, left, and House Speaker Melissa Hortman, DFL-Brooklyn Park, share a laugh at the Governor's Fishing Opener on Saturday, May 11, 2019, in Albert Lea. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Walz, legislative leaders net walleye, fail to reel in budget deal
May 11, 2019 - 3:12pm
May 9, 2019
Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke held a meet and greet at Angry Inch Brewing in Lakeville, Minn., on Wednesday, May 8, 2019. O'Rourke's shirt is wet from the time that he spent taking photos with those who waited outside in the rain for him to arrive. The venue was at capacity. Rachel Fergus / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
Video: Beto O'Rourke draws crowd of all ages in Lakeville
May 9, 2019 - 9:13am
May 7, 2019
Open house on Cottage Grove roundabout set for May 16
May 7, 2019 - 11:00am
May 6, 2019
County attorney sues unlicensed child care provider
May 6, 2019 - 4:14pm
A higher-based thunderstorm builds of Black River Falls, Wis., as seen from the National Weather Service facility near La Crosse, Wis. Photo by Dave Schmidt, National Weather Service, La Crosse, Wis.
Volunteers help warn about severe weather
May 6, 2019 - 12:00pm
Storm season has arrived
May 6, 2019 - 10:43am