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'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
New Life Academy names interim head
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
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Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge wins key non-conference game
Baseball: East Ridge wins over Forest Lake, Park falls to White Bear Lake
Boys Tennis: East Ridge loses close match to Eagan in section semifinals
Washington County Parks begins campfire program May 25
Girls Golf: Park, East Ridge, New Life continue strong weeks to finish out regular season
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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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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Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
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Tina Folch for House Representative
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December 27, 2018
Suspects indicted on federal charges suspected in St. Croix County home invasion
Two southeastern Minnesota men suspected in a St. Croix County home invasion were indicted in Minnesota on federal robbery charges after a multi-jurisdictional investigation. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Minnesota announced Dec. 21 that brothers Lennie D. Brooks, 33, Zumbro Falls,...
December 27, 2018 - 11:29am
August 23, 2018
‘Criminal enterprise’ leads to racketeering charges in Woodbury bust
WOODBURY — A bust that began with man caught toting a mattress out of a JC Penney store opened a Pandora’s Box of stolen loot that two of...
August 23, 2018 - 8:19pm
August 3, 2018
Prosecutors seek first-degree murder conviction in killing of Minn. prison officer, county attorney says
STILLWATER, Minn.—Prosecutors said Friday that they may never know why Edward Johnson allegedly attacked and killed Stillwater corrections...
August 3, 2018 - 6:35pm
August 2, 2018
Minnesota prison inmate charged with murder in bludgeoning death of corrections officer
STILLWATER, Minn.—A Stillwater inmate used a prison-issued hammer and two improvised knives to kill a corrections officer last month, according...
August 2, 2018 - 7:15pm
Excuses abound in latest Minnesota speed enforcement campaign
ST. PAUL — Taco runs and ventilating your car are no excuse for speeding, state regulators say, but law enforcement officials report those...
August 2, 2018 - 7:37am
Minn. DWI arrests spike over Fourth of July, stats show
ST. PAUL -- The Fourth of July is statistically one of the worst holidays of the year for drunk driving in Minnesota, figures for the past five...
July 2, 2018 - 10:11am
May 31, 2018
Western Wis. shooting suspects arrested in Rice Lake after 2-state pursuit
The Red Wing man and Ellsworth woman sought in a western Wisconsin shooting case were arrested in Barron County, authorities announced Thursday....
May 31, 2018 - 12:41pm
May 24, 2018
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota will use extra law enforcement to target speeding motorists July 6-22, the Department of Public Safety announced Thursday,...
May 24, 2018 - 9:51am
May 18, 2018
Cottage Grove police reports: Thefts, vandalism, suspicious activity
Theft A 13-year-old Cottage Grove male was cited on suspicion of shoplifting May 4 at Kohl's, 7990 Hardwood Ave. An employee at White Pines,...
May 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
May 5, 2018
Cottage Grove police reports: Retail theft, disorderly conduct
Theft An unknown suspect stole $917 of merchandise from Kohls, 7990 Hardwood Ave., April 13. A homeowner in the 8000 block of Hornell Avenue...
May 5, 2018 - 6:24pm
May 3, 2018
Minn. cops cite 54% more drivers for texting in annual campaign
ST. PAUL -- For the fourth year in a row, citations for texting while behind the wheel climbed during Minnesota’s annual distracted driving...
May 3, 2018 - 6:12pm
April 27, 2018
Cottage Grove police reports: Disorderly conduct; Thefts
A 17-year-old Cottage Grove male was reportedly given a juvenile cited for possession of marijuana and prescription drugs March 29. A juvenile...
April 27, 2018 - 10:00pm
March 31, 2018
Cottage Grove police reports: Suspicious activity; theft
A resident in the 9700 block of Heath Avenue reported an unknown male came to his door and told him he needed access to the house to get to the...
March 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
March 15, 2018
Mouchka sentenced for assaulting child
STILLWATER — A Woodbury man has been sentenced for 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child younger than 13. A Washington County...
March 15, 2018 - 6:00am
March 13, 2018
BBB: Scam uses 'ported' phone numbers to steal money, identities
The Better Business Bureau warns a scam cropping up across the country uses stolen cell phone numbers to steal users' money and identity. This...
March 13, 2018 - 11:25am