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Dayton offers 25% health insurance premium reduction proposal
St. Croix Prep Academy kids, staff and community partners set to restore prairie
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Stan Karwoski
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 2 candidate Cheryl Anderson
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Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Newport Lutheran Church holds Halloween festival
Gibbs Farm celebrates old-fashioned Halloween
Monster Bash Halloween parade
Family fall festival at King of Kings
Zywiec's 'Haunting Experience'
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Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
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August 24, 2016
Woodbury drinking water OK, city says
Following Tuesday's announcement that several Washington County residents could be adversely affected by high levels of man-made chemicals in...
August 24, 2016 - 3:48pm
July 27, 2016
Washington County deputies receive opioid training
Rarely does a day goes by without authorities responding to a possible drug overdose in Washington County, but officials said they’re hoping...
July 27, 2016 - 4:40pm
July 8, 2016
Authorities: Malfunction caused bus on I-94 to display 'call police' message
A metro bus headed eastbound on Interstate 94 created a false alarm during Friday's morning rush hour. The bus was seen displaying “call police” on its overhead display, prompting two Washington County sheriff's deputies to respond. The bus was pulled over at 7:42 a.m. just east...
July 8, 2016 - 9:53am
May 30, 2016
Afton Flotilla celebrates 75 years
The past 75 years the Afton Flotilla, an auxiliary of the U.S. Coast Guard, has dedicated itself to keeping people safe on the water. "A lot...
May 30, 2016 - 5:10pm
May 18, 2016
Afton resident wins Pulitzer for reporting of Southeast Asian fishing industry with AP
Afton resident Robin McDowell has spent her career traveling around the world as a reporter for the Associated Press. McDowell's career has taken...
May 18, 2016 - 5:56pm
April 26, 2016
Will work for mice
Belinda Trudeau wasn't looking for your typical cat, she was looking for a cat that would be comfortable outside and could help with her rodent...
April 26, 2016 - 12:13am
April 21, 2016
River crossing officials add cranes to accelerate project
About one-third finished, the St. Croix River Crossing project heads into its prime construction season with officials hoping enough pieces will...
April 21, 2016 - 6:10pm
April 14, 2016
Anna Koosman's Philippines community-architecture odyssey
Architect Anna Koosman's heart, mind and soul were opened wide by a succession of immersive roles in a 4-year-old eco-sustainable community...
April 14, 2016 - 12:55am
March 13, 2016
Watershed district clears 20 acres of invasive shrubs in Ravine Regional Park
It may have seemed slightly nuts to clear brush in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park in the middle of February. That's by design, says Andy Schilling, watershed resource specialist at the South Washington Watershed District. The conservation group worked to clear 20 acres of invasive...
March 13, 2016 - 12:44am
Woodbury American Legion Post hits membership high
American Legion Post 501 in Woodbury received two membership citations from American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett on Feb. 1. Post 501...
February 13, 2016 - 12:32am
December 31, 2015
2015 year in review: Pride in community
Residents came together to celebrate major happenings in 2015. From high interest in patronizing the 100-acre CityPlace business district that...
December 31, 2015 - 5:48pm
December 29, 2015
Winter storm gradually covers Midwest
Monday's weather radar showed a gradual winter storm advance into Minnesota and Wisconsin, with heavy snow predicted for much of the southeastern...
December 29, 2015 - 1:40pm
December 12, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Wetlands prove critical to people and animals
In the inky blackness before dawn, I could only make out the faint outline of a wooden railing, slats beneath my feet. Here and there, reflected...
December 12, 2015 - 12:59am
November 24, 2015
DNR question of the week: Wild turkeys
Question of the week Q: Wild turkeys seem to be fairly common in Minnesota. Has this always been the case? A: Historically, wild turkeys...
November 24, 2015 - 10:16am
November 21, 2015
Speaking of lunkers...
Woodbury resident Ben Knutson recently caught 50- and 52-inch muskies while fishing waters in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The lake where Knutson...
November 21, 2015 - 12:27am