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Music college abruptly closes in St. Paul; students, faculty shocked, saddened
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
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East Ridge girls basketball struggles at Hastings
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Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
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Pinetree Pond Assoc. v. Todd Steffen
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Windom Ponds Patio Homes vs. Gaynor Gibson
Chamberlain Home Owners Assoc. vs Jerry Guevara
Dale A. Cook
Helen (Eleni) Jones
Jeffery A. Loe
Scout's honor and then some
Inez Oehlke dies at 96
Letters to the editor: Congrats, and thanks for support; Cost effective guideway infrastructure?
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
Lisa Weik Viewpoint: Key phase begins for Gold Line BRT project
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Letters: Minnesota could lead on health care; Referendum needed for our kids
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November 12, 2017
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
The first bill passed during the last Minnesota legislative session was designed to deliver health insurance premium relief to Minnesotans struggling...
November 12, 2017 - 8:00pm
November 2, 2017
Viewpoint: School theatres take 'Shrek,' 'Sister Act' From screen to stage
Fall brings a wave of excitement to the stages at our our high schools. This year, our award-winning theater programs will feature musical versions...
November 2, 2017 - 8:45am
October 25, 2017
Great flavors to be found in light lager beers
This week I am going to talk about a style of beer enjoyed by nearly 90 percent of regular beer drinkers: light lager. Just for a little reference,...
October 25, 2017 - 12:27pm
October 24, 2017
Viewpoint: Stay informed and vote on Nov. 7
On Nov. 7 our community will be asked to cast their vote on three referendum questions. Like 99 percent of school districts across Minnesota,...
October 24, 2017 - 7:48pm
October 20, 2017
Rep. Kelly Fenton viewpoint: Individual market rates released
The start of October came with some great news for Minnesotans who purchase their own health insurance. The Minnesota Department of Commerce...
October 20, 2017 - 4:41pm
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 4, 2017
Viewpoint: Carver a two-time Future Award winner
Last month brought unprecedented excitement to District 622. Carver Elementary was awarded Minnesota's Future Award by the Minnesota Business...
October 4, 2017 - 5:25pm
October 2, 2017
Viewpoint: Funding our schools is a shared responsibility
On my way home from work recently, I stopped at a store to pick up a few items. As I checked out, I was struck by the cost of the items. Grocery...
October 2, 2017 - 7:40pm
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Help shape the state's water policy
What do you love most about Minnesota's water and what are your biggest concerns? Earlier this year, Gov. Mark Dayton announced an initiative...
September 22, 2017 - 8:45am
September 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Successful living and learning are based on relationships
As the summer vacation winds down for our students, the excitement of a new year comes, in part, from the opportunity for students to rekindle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:45am
August 26, 2017
Viewpoint: Next Step program gives students skills
In District 622, students with special needs have unique opportunities for hands-on learning at its best.
August 26, 2017 - 8:00am
August 21, 2017
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
The South Washington County School Board will vote on two remaining middle school boundary plan options at its meeting on Sept. 7. This decision...
August 21, 2017 - 7:09am
July 11, 2017
Viewpoint: DNR, others partner to keep aquatic invaders at bay
The number in Washington County is up to 22. In Chisago County it is 12. Anoka has 16 and Ramsey has 29. Statewide, approximately 5 percent of the 11,000 lakes in Minnesota are now infested by aquatic invasive species (AIS).
July 11, 2017 - 8:00am