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Government matters: Woodbury teen keen to make a difference
Minnesota students lobby lawmakers on smoking laws
Red Rock Elementary news scores a big 'get'
Holding on to history: Afton Historical Museum in the running for federal grant
She-Nomenon: New Life Academy senior is National Merit finalist
crime and courts
Boys' Hockey: Third-period goals advance Royals to section semis
Gymnastics: Raptors experience at individual state
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Boys' Basketball: Comeback win keeps Royals tied for SEC lead
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
MN Boychoir to perform
Chili benefit adds mac and cheese, human foosball
Woodbury Lions seek nominations
Kicking off Woodbury's big 5-0
2017 Cold Catfish Cup organizers cancel race
arts and entertainment
FLD PLN ORD AMEND FINAL-WB
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ASSU RED LINE INVESTIGATIONS
Amy L. Watson, 66,
Lorayne Tobin, 71
Lewis P. Sego I, 81
Betty E. Mamer, 97
Richard R. "Dick" Indergard Jr., 74
VIEWPOINT: Judicial independence
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
VIEWPOINT: Flynn resignation underscores need for full review of Trump-Russia ties
VIEWPOINT: On Supreme Court appointments, Senate give 'advice and consent'
VIEWPOINT: A very warm Minnesota welcome
Real Estate Showcase
December 30, 2016
VIEWPOINT: To close, or not to close? That is the question
Viewpoint With the winter break that is already underway comes the eventual decision-making about weather-related closures. Unlike many districts across the state, until this past weekend, we escaped much of the bad weather issues that cause schools to delay or cancel school.
December 30, 2016 - 5:29am
December 26, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Creating jobs and driving innovation in rural minnesota
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Ever Cat's biodiesel plant in Isanti, Minn. The company, started by a feed-supplement supplier for farmers, uses innovative technology to create biodiesel from waste. And every year since its opening, that plant has...
December 26, 2016 - 9:00am
December 23, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Why do we have statutes of limitations?
Viewpoint Over the past few months there has been much discussion in the media about Danny Heinrich, who has admitted to the murder of Jacob Wetterling. He cannot be prosecuted for other sex crimes he is believed to have committed during the late 1980s because of Minnesota's statutes...
December 23, 2016 - 5:00am
December 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Poised to offer paid parenting leave, Minnesota government sets a very good example
Viewpoint I became a new mom in 1987. At the time, I ran my own business out of the house, and my husband, Archie, worked long hours and traveled...
December 21, 2016 - 1:05pm
December 19, 2016
VIEWPOINT: District 834 listens, and we're planning
Viewpoint We've been listening. We've been asking questions and listening carefully to what you have to say. In the past several months we've...
December 19, 2016 - 7:18am
December 12, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Presidential pardons -- common and irrevocable
Viewpoint Will he or won't he? That is a question a lot of political commentators are asking about whether or not President Obama will pardon...
December 12, 2016 - 9:44am
December 3, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Why small-business owners chose Trump
As a proud owner of a boutique public relations firm, I , like so many small business owners throughout the United States, had a feeling that...
December 3, 2016 - 12:41pm
November 27, 2016
VIEWPOINT: 489 Minnesota kids need you now
Think of your kids, nieces or nephews, or other young people in your life, and then think of what they need each day to grow into great adults:...
November 27, 2016 - 3:58pm
VIEWPOINT: How can two judges come up with different determinations on similar cases? Judicial discretion
Viewpoint Judges are not gumball machines. That seems like a pretty simple idea to grasp. Machines and people are very different. Because of...
November 27, 2016 - 12:44pm
November 26, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Are the courts the last bastion of civility?
This political season has been unusually bitter, perhaps more so than any election in memory. Name calling, profanity, scurrilous accusations,...
November 26, 2016 - 12:43pm
November 23, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Your rights when paying with plastic
When you pay for services or merchandise with "plastic" (credit or debit cards), you have certain legal rights if your card is lost or stolen,...
November 23, 2016 - 1:06pm
VIEWPOINT: Enrich student thinking through empathy
November 23, 2016 - 8:17am
November 6, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Increasing opportunities for kids and families everywhere in our state
Viewpoint Last month, more than 837,000 Minnesota students went back to school, including 65,000 kindergartners. For the third year, more than...
November 6, 2016 - 3:27pm
VIEWPOINT: Higher property taxes? Counties blame hidden MNsure costs
Viewpoint By now most Minnesotans realize the Affordable Care Act has drastically increased the cost of health care coverage for many, while...
November 6, 2016 - 2:00pm
October 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Educators' promises more than words
Viewpoint This school year marks an exciting time for the South Washington County School District. We have embarked on building a new Oltman...
October 29, 2016 - 9:09am