Skip to main content
'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Grandchildren's pictures could mediate potential constitutional conflict
Jacobus gets three-year contract extension
A gift guide for beer lovers
The complete guide to holiday gifting among adults
crime and courts
Math and Science Academy's Wolfgram competes with nation's top runners
East Ridge girls basketball struggles at Hastings
Girls' basketball: Royals rally for win at Apple Valley
Boys' basketball: Raptors romp in home opener
Gymnastics: Raptors soar to a 145.55 in season opener
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
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
arts and entertainment
Assumed Name for Washington County Master Gardeners
Pinetree Pond Assoc. v. Todd Steffen
Amended Assumed Name for Weichert, Realtors-Advantage
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
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
December 4, 2017
Amid sexual misconduct allegations, state Sen. Dan Schoen formally resigns, wants to stay a Cottage Grove cop
ST. PAUL — Dan Schoen is ready to turn in his Washington County lawmaker credentials, but not his gun and badge. Faced with allegations of...
December 4, 2017 - 6:12pm
November 23, 2017
Lawyer: Schoen denies sexual harassment claims in midst of resignation
A lawyer representing Sen. Dan Schoen in his final days in the Minnesota Legislature called swirling sexual harassment allegations "suspect"...
November 23, 2017 - 8:14am
January 10, 2013
Lawmakers begin to establish health insurance marketplace
ST. PAUL -- One in five Minnesotans are expected to buy health insurance offered by a mostly online marketplace that a newly written bill would establish. The marketplace, known as a health care exchange, is required by federal law known as Obamacare and must be in place by Oct....
January 10, 2013 - 12:58pm
March 14, 2012
Hunters, anglers: 'Raise fees we pay'
ST. PAUL -- It is not something heard much around the Legislature: people suggesting fees they pay go up. But Minnesota anglers and hunters did just that Tuesday and the Senate natural resources committees complied, backing a bill that ups fees to replenish a fund running out of...
March 14, 2012 - 8:50am
Capitol Chatter: Vikings stadium timing couldn't come at worse time
ST. PAUL -- A New York Times story may best explain the Minnesota Vikings' woes in seeking a new stadium: "The country's most popular sport is colliding with the country's emergent political philosophy -- smaller government and lower taxes." Reporter Ken Belson examined problems...
October 14, 2011 - 2:00pm
July 13, 2011
Take a hike
Many Minnesotans had their Fourth of July plans foiled when state politicians' failure to reach a compromise on a two-year budget resulted in...
July 13, 2011 - 9:01am
June 29, 2011
Governor comes to Hudson to sign law advancing bridge project
Gov. Scott Walker came to Hudson Friday afternoon, June 24, to sign two bills into law. Before a group of around 100 supporters in the Valley...
June 29, 2011 - 9:40am
June 26, 2011
Minnesota budget talks mysteriously break off
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota budget talks mysteriously ended Sunday afternoon, and negotiators refused to say why they broke off as the state faces a potential Friday government shutdown. "Until we have come to completion on the budget" those involved will not talk, House Speaker Kurt Zellers,...
June 26, 2011 - 9:49pm
June 15, 2011
Lillie remains optimistic in face of shutdown
Ted Lillie has had a unique vantage point from which to consider the state's current budget dilemma. For weeks now, the state senator from Lake...
June 15, 2011 - 8:27am
June 14, 2011
State sets Friday Vikings stadium deadline
By Don Davis State Capitol Bureau ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Vikings owners met with Gov.
June 14, 2011 - 4:08pm
June 6, 2011
Two weeks after adjourment, Capitol stalemate remains
ST. PAUL -- It is two weeks since the regular Minnesota legislative session adjourned without passing a state budget, and less than four weeks to a potential government shutdown, but Democratic Gov.
June 6, 2011 - 8:13pm
May 23, 2011
Legislature moves slowly to the end; special session coming
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton says he is pessimistic of any real movement toward a budget deal today, the final day of the 2011 regular legislative session, and Republicans in control of the Legislature could point to no progress. Nine budget and tax bills sit on Dayton's desk for...
May 23, 2011 - 1:59pm
May 20, 2011
Tyler's Law clears House on unanimous vote
A bill that would require drivers to have a full understanding of carbon monoxide dangers before receiving their driver's license received unanimous...
May 20, 2011 - 11:59am
May 10, 2011
Ugly start to Legislature's home stretch
ST. PAUL -- Two weeks are left in the Minnesota legislative session and it is not pretty. "If we don't get done on time, members, the blame lies at the feet of the governor," Rep. Morrie Lanning, R-Moorhead, told fellow representatives hours after a meeting among he, another lawmaker...
May 10, 2011 - 8:25am
May 9, 2011
Minneapolis proposes $895 million Vikings stadium
ST. PAUL -- Minneapolis proposes building an $895 million Vikings football stadium on the Metrodome site. The city would pay $195 million, 22...
May 9, 2011 - 2:46pm