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Missing St. Croix River boater found alive, Minn. authorities say
Police roll out body camera pilot program
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
PHOTO: Local 4-H receives grant
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
Striking up a community band: Musicians sought from Woodbury
Still at bat: Senior softball team at the center of comedy at Black Box
Decades of dazzle: Woodbury Figure Skating Club turns 20 years old
arts and entertainment
PHN WHOLE FOODS LIQUOR
ASSU STYLE YOUR SPACE
Mabel M. McLean, 91
Jeanette "Jan" Duraine, 80
Doris E. Garbe, 101
Dvionne "Dee" Claybaugh, 78
Marven M. Rosen, 84
Letters: Provisional ballots just make sense; foreign aid pays off
Letters: Yearning for 'bit of podunk'; Speak up about public transportation
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Letters: City birthday boosted Heritage Society; Bulletin improving lately
VIEWPOINT: Lawmakers aim to make Met Council accountable
Real Estate Showcase
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
January 29, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Boundary decision involves thought, discussion, heartache
Growth in our community brings wonderful enhancements and an atmosphere of excitement as the quality of life continues to improve. For our school...
January 29, 2016 - 12:54pm