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August 1, 2018
County Board briefs: County applies for winter trails funding
August 1, 2018 - 2:08pm
July 31, 2018
Jeff Johnson, left, Tim Walz, Erin Murphy, Lori Swanson and Tim Pawlenty
As primary closes in, Minnesota governor candidates Walz, Pawlenty lead in campaign funds
July 31, 2018 - 9:03pm
July 27, 2018
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program facility at Moose Lake, Minn. Forum News Service file photo
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 25, 2018
Swanson withdraws from candidates’ forum
July 25, 2018 - 10:58am
July 24, 2018
Woodbury City Council filing period begins July 31
July 24, 2018 - 4:12pm
Mary, Sandi, Dan and Joanne Dingle stand in front of the sign at the newly renovated Dingle Park. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Ready for play: Grant provides new equipment for Dingle Park
July 24, 2018 - 6:00am
July 22, 2018
The 3m Citizen-Business Working Group met July 13. Cottage Grove representative Dave Schulenberg and Afton representative Barbara Ronningen look over a draft charter for the group. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
3M settlement groups hold inaugural meetings
July 22, 2018 - 6:00am
July 18, 2018
Sheriff's Office receives funds for drug response: County Board briefs
July 18, 2018 - 8:00pm
Corrections officer dies after assault at Stillwater prison
July 18, 2018 - 4:21pm
July 16, 2018
Lower Grey Cloud Island — nestled between Mooers Lake and the Mississippi River — has been planned for a regional park for over a decade. Washington County recently purchased a parcel on the island to move toward that goal. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
County chips away at regional park purchases
July 16, 2018 - 7:49am
July 12, 2018
An emerald ash borer beetle on a green leaf. Thinkstock / Special to The Forum
Funding requested in emerald ash borer fight
July 12, 2018 - 5:00am
July 11, 2018
Wheelage tax increase approved: County Board briefs
July 11, 2018 - 10:00pm
Citizen-Business Working Group announces member lineup
July 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
July 9, 2018
Barbara Carlson, ex-wife of former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson, tells T.J. Mutch of Lakeville, Minn., the bad news that the 1997 Final Four plaque he was interested in has been sold, Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, in Forest Lake, Minn. Craig Borck / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Barbara Carlson, flamboyant radio host and Minnesota governor's ex-wife, dies at 80
July 9, 2018 - 10:23pm
3M working groups launch this month
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am