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Police report: Homecoming bullying, missing children, unknown reason for a car to roll
The hard truth: Students hear grim stories from recovering addicts
Afton approves cluster mailboxes following mail security concerns
Sheriff department's opioid overdose training sees some success in early stages
Courthouse condundrum: Overused facility not a good place for weddings, board hears
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MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
Apples, pumpkins and animals
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
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Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
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Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
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June 18, 2013
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
ST. PAUL -- A moderate Minnesota Republican known for his work on health care legislation plans a U.S. Senate campaign. State Rep. Jim Abeler of Anoka Tuesday announced his intention to challenge Democratic Sen. Al Franken. "Minnesota needs a senator from Minnesota who has invested...
June 18, 2013 - 1:25pm
May 28, 2013
UPDATE: Act of Congress leads to bridge project's start
It was a day John Soderberg didn't know if he'd ever witness. In the shadow of the aging Stillwater Lift Bridge, area business leaders, residents,...
May 28, 2013 - 5:14pm
March 25, 2013
Vieth is new executive director at Carpenter Nature Center
The Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings has a new executive director. Jen Vieth was the unanimous choice of the three committees tasked with...
March 25, 2013 - 4:03pm
February 1, 2013
Book Report: Going back keeps stories going
Sometimes an author doesn't realize he's got a good thing going and plunges on ahead when he might well have done better had he looked back. Popular...
February 1, 2013 - 8:44am
June 21, 2012
Flooding ravages Duluth and Northland roads and homes
Floodwaters engorged by a 24-hour deluge of up to 10 inches crumbled roads and damaged homes and businesses in Duluth, Superior and surrounding...
June 21, 2012 - 8:54am
April 26, 2012
4-26-2012: UPDATE: Woman who caused Delta flight quarantine identified as Red Wing resident
A phone call asking for medical advice for a Red Wing woman returning from Uganda resulted in a two-hour quarantine for Delta flight Thursday...
April 26, 2012 - 6:48pm
March 13, 2012
Project team announced for St. Croix River Crossing
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has announced the management team for the construction efforts on the St. Croix Crossing that will...
March 13, 2012 - 11:14am
March 3, 2012
WE DID IT: Stillwater bridge backers celebrate
Supporters of a proposed new bridge across the St. Croix River gathered to celebrate Saturday morning in Stillwater, Minn. The U.S. House of...
March 3, 2012 - 12:29pm
March 2, 2012
St. Croix River bridge backers gathering for celebration Saturday
Backers of a new bridge over the St. Croix River will get a chance to celebrate recent successes at an event planned for Saturday. U.S. Sen....
March 2, 2012 - 3:50pm
March 1, 2012
Proposed St. Croix River Crossing gets important U.S. House approval
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 339-80 on Thursday morning to exempt the proposed new St. Croix River Crossing project from the restrictions...
March 1, 2012 - 10:33am
January 7, 2012
Lake City officer Schneider laid to rest Saturday
LAKE CITY - Lake City paid tribute to slain police officer Shawn Schneider Saturday as his family and 2,000 public safety officers from across...
crime and courts/News
January 7, 2012 - 6:48pm
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 10, 2011
Stillwater bridge bill moves on to U.S. Senate floor
The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee today (Thursday) overwhelmingly approved a bill, sponsored by Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's,...
November 10, 2011 - 9:49am
November 3, 2011
Pres. Obama backs St. Croix bridge plan
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said last week that the St. Croix River Crossing is a top priority for President Barack Obama. Oak...
November 3, 2011 - 8:48am
September 21, 2011
Stillwater bridge backers make their case in D.C.
Local supporters of a new St. Croix River crossing near Stillwater traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with congressional members and lobby...
September 21, 2011 - 2:58pm