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Residence Inn opened Friday in Woodbury
County candidates speak at forum
Middle Eastern quick serve opens in Woodbury
Minnesota drivers expected to hit more than 42,000 deer
State funds writing program for female offenders
crime and courts
Boys Soccer: Raptors’ winning streak grows to six games
Girls Soccer: Raptors put weather aside to defeat Roseville
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts roll in home opener
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they've been missing in mourning dove hunting
Football: Woodbury's Jalen Morrison gives verbal commitment to UND
Residents rally for Big Truck Day
38th annual Afton Art in the Park in pictures
The gift of writing: Local author recognized, donates books
Belwin Conservancy unveils new look for education center
Kids Glo Run: Neon is back in style
arts and entertainment
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Jean Ekern, 91
Mary E. Edwards, 75
Carol J. Piepgras, 84
VIEWPOINT: Outstanding conservation starts wtih two llamas and a prairie
VIEWPOINT: Get the facts about reverse mortgages
LETTER: Arts education gives students reason to celebrate
LETTER: Education and awareness essential to helping children stay safe
LETTER: Ward's work on restorative justice warrants her re-election
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April 27, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Saying thank you to Woodbury volunteers
I found myself sitting in the cafeteria at the Minnesota Veterans Home - Hastings last Thursday afternoon, surrounded by men and women who were...
April 27, 2016 - 8:55am
April 18, 2016
VIEWPOINT: 'Counties Matter' theme apparent in all that counties provide
It can be as simple as the water you drink, the path you take to the mailbox, the driver's license in your wallet. The beauty of county government...
April 18, 2016 - 12:54am
April 17, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Older Minnesotans paying price for essential prescription drugs
At a recent meeting in Woodbury, some older Minnesotans shared stories that they should never have to tell. Like millions of other Americans,...
April 17, 2016 - 12:32am
April 12, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Money is better in hands of individuals
The 2016 legislative session kicked off earlier this month, and we are set for a fast-paced, 10-week session.
April 12, 2016 - 12:54am
April 8, 2016
VIEWPOINT: The importance of conversation
I simultaneously live my professional life in three timeframes. I am focused on predicting the future, while maintaining a solid footing in...
April 8, 2016 - 12:50am
March 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Avoid timeshare resale scams
By one estimate, more than 8 million Americans own a timeshare. When timeshare owners attempt to sell their timeshare, they often find it more...
March 22, 2016 - 12:14am
VIEWPOINT: The Opioid epidemic: enough is enough
We have a crisis in our country. A crisis that claims more lives than car crashes. A crisis that rips apart families of all different backgrounds....
March 22, 2016 - 12:08am
March 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: DFL fiscal restraint leads to prosperity
During Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address he told Minnesotans: "My No. 1 priority in this legislative session will be to...
March 21, 2016 - 12:08am
VIEWPOINT: How to be selected as juror: be truthful, fair
An overlooked aspect of the jury trial process is the method by which jurors are chosen. Many believe that juror names are randomly pulled from...
March 21, 2016 - 12:06am
March 19, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Reading Corps invests in early literacy for all
One in three Minnesota kids is not on track to read proficiently at third grade — a critically important milestone indicative of future...
March 19, 2016 - 12:56am
March 18, 2016
VIEWPOINT: In a new era of political campaigns, DISCLOSE Act would provide needed transparency
As most of you have heard, I have worked diligently during my time in the House to improve civil discourse among legislators and to improve...
March 18, 2016 - 12:59am
March 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Washington County prepares to serve population as it ages
It is natural for individuals to age – it is not natural for entire populations to age. Understanding the difference and preparing the community...
March 1, 2016 - 12:49am
February 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: A district of ‘one student, 17,600 times’
My last plane trip had me thinking about the engineering and design elements of the passenger seats. I wondered if anyone was comfortable sitting...
February 29, 2016 - 12:51am
February 22, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Some people's livelihood depends on tipping
I have two daughters who work in the restaurant business as servers.They’re both putting themselves through college this way. I was the one who encouraged them to give this part-time work a shot — even though it’s hard work and they’d have to put up with difficult, rude,...
February 22, 2016 - 12:43am
February 1, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Governor proposes wise investments in infrastructure
When Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton unveiled his $1.4 billion bonding proposal this month, he wisely focused on jobs and investing in our state’s...
February 1, 2016 - 12:07am