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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
crime and courts
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
Probate Notice: William Gary Petrich 82-PR-19-2215
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 06/05/19 Minnesota Investment Fund
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Public Hearing 06/05/19 Easement Vacation
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
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Thomas C. Krech
Douglas B. Thompson
Clarabelle Marie Froelich
Albert "Al" D. Boche Sr.
Maci Joy Knuuttila
Janice and Rodger Pereyra
Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
Letter: Thank goodness for divided government
Kuemmel's Corner: Secretaries/Moms
Editorial: Adopt-a-Highway by all means; adopt some caution, too
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May 6, 2019
Letter: Volunteer at Relay For Life
Everyday in Minnesota alone, 76 people are diagnosed with cancer. On a national scale, that adds up to 1,735,350 new cases of cancer diagnosed...
May 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Bird hike at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird...
May 6, 2019 - 10:42am
May 5, 2019
Letter: Improve health care coverage, not undermine it
After celebrating the Affordable Care Act's ninth anniversary last week, we now find the law under attack by the Trump administration's Department...
May 5, 2019 - 9:00am
April 16, 2019
St. Paul woman sentenced to 98 months in prison for identity theft
STILLWATER — A St. Paul woman was sentenced April 10 to 98 months in prison, minus 226 days served, for identity theft. Dominique Marie...
April 16, 2019 - 6:00pm
April 11, 2019
Environmental Club wins public health award
As members of the Woodbury High School Environmental Club filed into a lecture hall the morning of April 5, they could tell something was up....
April 11, 2019 - 6:00am
April 2, 2019
Washington County closing program for juvenile offenders
As schools add more on-site resources, Washington County's longtime education program for juvenile offenders will close after this school year....
April 2, 2019 - 5:00am
April 1, 2019
Bird hike set for Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Cottage Grove Ravine...
April 1, 2019 - 9:41am
March 17, 2019
Letter: I hate it when they say you hate
I am tired of the all too frequent use of the word hate to label those with whom some disagree. If you oppose illegal immigration, you're accused of being xenophobic. If you oppose same-sex relationships or marriage, you are accused of being homophobic. If you oppose abortion, you...
March 17, 2019 - 5:00pm
March 12, 2019
Bike exhibition coming to Washington County
Washington County Historic Courthouse is hosting the exhibit Spokes and Folks: The Evolution of Bikes and Trails in Washington County, which...
March 12, 2019 - 9:01am
February 17, 2019
Letter: Clearing the air on landfill cleanup
Last week, former local Republican chairperson Faye Hatch attacked State Rep. Anne Claflin for not supporting funding to clean up a landfill...
February 17, 2019 - 5:00am
February 4, 2019
UPDATE: Woodbury man charged with second-degree murder in wife's death
Updated 3:30 p.m., Feb. 1, to include new information. WOODBURY — A Woodbury man who was on trial for alleged sexual assault of children was...
February 4, 2019 - 10:27am
February 1, 2019
Prosecutors, police chief emphasize prevention of human trafficking
OAKDALE — Often unseen, human trafficking can seem like a far away problem, something that rarely makes its way to the suburbs. Don't be...
February 1, 2019 - 5:00am
January 30, 2019
Washington County Citizen Review Panel seeks members
The Washington County Citizen Review Panel is seeking members. The advisory group panel meets monthly with the mission, "Citizens partnering with child protection services advocating to keep children safe." Panel members volunteer to work with child protection staff of Washington...
January 30, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 29, 2019
What to do (and not do) with old batteries
Maybe they're from decorations or new toys this holiday season. Or maybe they've been getting stashed for years in the ubiquitous junk drawer....
January 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
January 17, 2019
WinterFest will be celebrated at Lake Elmo Park Reserve
WinterFest is an opportunity to get outside and enjoy everything that winter has to offer, including: cross-country skiing, kick-sledding and...
January 17, 2019 - 5:00am