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East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
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Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
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Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
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Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Commerce Drive Bruegger's Bagels closes
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June 26, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Education bill focuses on students, while $800M remains in state coffers
Minnesotans expect us to come to St. Paul and lead by working across the aisle. From the beginning, representatives in the House wanted to ensure...
June 26, 2015 - 12:20pm
June 25, 2015
OUR VIEW: A harsh price to pay for drinking and driving
Two men learned in Pierce County Circuit Court last month the price they will have to pay for their actions, which cost each to lose a friend to death. Those deaths were easily preventable, if only they hadn’t driven while drunk. These two men will have to live with their decisions...
June 25, 2015 - 3:10pm
June 22, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Just decisionmaking requires various burdens of proof
One area of the law that can be hard to understand deals with the various burdens of proof that courts rely on in making decisions. A burden...
June 22, 2015 - 12:38am
June 21, 2015
OUR VIEW: Woodbury students will embrace new school
By 2017-18, Woodbury residents within the Stillwater Area Schools boundaries will have a school to call their own. Little did we know at the...
June 21, 2015 - 7:33am
June 10, 2015
VIEWPOINT: The ideal of limited government remains with the people
June 15 marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, in 1215. Magna Carta, meaning “The Great Charter,” set the foundation for a legal system in England that eventually re-defined the Western world’s view of law, governance, and sovereignty. In 1215, England...
June 10, 2015 - 4:02pm
VIEWPOINT: We need a vibrant transit system, too
Washington County is a great place to live and do business. People are drawn here because the quality of life in our communities is among the...
June 10, 2015 - 4:02pm
June 5, 2015
On the benefits of going outside: Explore Your Parks June 6
Running inside on a treadmill is not the same thing as going for a run. Inside, the second hand creeps slowly round the clock on the wall. Sometimes,...
June 5, 2015 - 9:33am
June 1, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Minnesota children and families are safe, supported, and strong
Every day parents, teachers, nurses, social workers, relatives and neighbors do what they can to ensure the safety of children. Every day, there...
June 1, 2015 - 1:33pm
May 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Let’s thank and celebrate foster care providers among us
In the spirit of National Foster Care Month and in conjunction with the Washington County Foster Care Recognition Evening, which we celebrated...
May 31, 2015 - 12:15pm
May 29, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Acknowledging all manner of student successes
“We’re No. 1!” is a chant often heard at athletic events. We strive to be the best in all that we do and work to instill the inner motivation...
May 29, 2015 - 11:55am
May 16, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Minnesotans deserve control over our local elections
I frequently hear from Woodbury residents about a variety of issues: education, the environment, transportation, taxes, and more. But there’s...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
VIEWPOINT: Planting for future generations
When he starts kindergarten in two years, the young baby oaks we planted last week will still be shorter than he is. They’ll continue growing slowly, maybe a foot each year, so that they’ll finally be taller than he is by the time he gets his driver’s license, though still too...
May 16, 2015 - 12:00am
May 10, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Final thoughts on referendum
I came back to Stillwater in July 2014 for a second time to serve as the interim superintendent of schools. One of my very first meetings was...
May 10, 2015 - 12:00am
May 9, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Getting good voting habits started early
Spring is now upon us, and that means it’s time for some spring cleaning.
May 9, 2015 - 12:00am
May 1, 2015
VIEWPOINT: No gas tax, Woodbury prove priorities in House
We don’t need to increase the cost of driving to make significant, long-term investments in our roads and bridges. Minnesotans are being offered...
May 1, 2015 - 2:26pm