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Four file for special election to replace Minn. state senator tied up in sexual harassment claims
Pine Hill students top donor list for fourth straight year
Police seeking information on Farmington armed robbery
Minnesota seeks to further diversity government workforce
How two Minnesota GOP lawmakers derailed high-speed train plans
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Woodbury girls roll past East Ridge
Park starts 2018 with a win
Park, Woodbury boys skate to a 2-all tie
East Ridge goes 1-1
Raptors keep winning, Brown scores 1,000th point
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
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TCF National Bank vs. Russicha Deloach
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Pinetree Pond Assoc. v. Todd Steffen
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Commerce Drive Bruegger's Bagels closes
Crafty Chicks on the Loose opens in Woodbury
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Woodbury Pediatric Dentistry opens new location
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John "Kelley" Hood
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Lois M. Danielson (nee Larson)
Leon Edward Simich
Scout's honor and then some
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Viewpoint: The importance of career and college readiness
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November 17, 2017
Minnesota House members must take harassment prevention training or lose committees
ST. PAUL — Minnesota House members who refuse to take sex harassment prevention training may have a whole lot of time on their hands. House...
November 17, 2017 - 6:29pm
Court says Minnesota Legislature has enough money to remain open
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative leaders say they will limp along to the 2018 legislative session by taking money from a House-Senate commission....
November 17, 2017 - 2:45pm
Minnesotans tough on Franken incident
ST. PAUL — Some of the strongest comments against U.S. Sen. Al Franken's inappropriate 2006 behavior toward a female entertainer came from members of his own Democratic-Farm-Labor Party. "We are incredibly disappointed in Sen. Franken," DFL Chairman Ken Martin said after West...
November 17, 2017 - 12:01pm
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 2, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Building a 21st century broadband infrastructure
Technology is reshaping the ways we live, work, play, and communicate. The internet is connecting communities and creating opportunities we couldn’t have imagined even a few decades ago. Today, you don’t need to live off an interstate highway or in a major city to find a good...
January 2, 2016 - 12:48am
December 31, 2015
VIEWPOINT: $4B for roads equates to early holiday gift
‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through DC Members of Congress found something on which they agree; “Transportation funding boosts the economy and protects those we hold dear!” And with that, Minnesotans received a gift early this year While it may not have...
December 31, 2015 - 12:28am
December 29, 2015
Winter storm gradually covers Midwest
Monday's weather radar showed a gradual winter storm advance into Minnesota and Wisconsin, with heavy snow predicted for much of the southeastern...
December 29, 2015 - 1:40pm
October 15, 2015
DNR urges caution when burning vegetative debris this fall
The Department of Natural Resources reminds Minnesotans to be careful this fall when burning vegetative debris. "In Minnesota, 98 percent of all wildfires are caused by people, and the largest contributor is burning debris like leaves, grass and brush," said Linda Gormanson, DNR...
October 15, 2015 - 2:04pm
August 12, 2015
North Dakota, Minnesota reach reciprocity on concealed weapon licenses
BISMARCK, N.D. – North Dakota and Minnesota have resolved a longstanding disagreement over reciprocity for concealed weapon licenses. North...
August 12, 2015 - 10:18am
July 30, 2015
Woodbury businessman spent 20 years as security for the British Royal Family
While most of the world watched in excitement the televised wedding of Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Richard Lett, chief...
July 30, 2015 - 12:42am
July 9, 2015
Missing Woodbury girls’ mother charged with felony
A mother who turned her children and herself over to Woodbury police after a missing person alert was issued last month appeared June 25 in Washington County District Court on three felony counts of depriving the custodial rights of the girls’ father. Chelsey Earlene Dixon-Gipson,...
July 9, 2015 - 7:19am
June 25, 2015
LETTER: Courts got it right, now educate the next generation
Kudos to the Minnesota courts that recognized the unconstitutional nature of sex offender programs which essentially locked up hte convicted and threw away keys. There is no mechanism to punish the legislators who enacted such a poor law, so as a second-best action, let us see to...
June 25, 2015 - 3:16pm
June 17, 2015
Speed limits go up in Wisconsin, eastern Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- The speed limit on many Wisconsin interstate highways and on Interstate 94 from the I-494/694 split in Woodbury to the Wisconsin border went up to 70 mph from 65 mph Wednesday. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said a recent study of I-94 crash rates, driving...
June 17, 2015 - 11:17am
May 1, 2015
LETTER: Native-born Minnesotans use more Medicaid than immigrants
Sometimes a letter shows up that is so egregious you wonder if it’s worth a response. Mr. Scherbel (“Other states’ climates would be better for immigrants,” April 22) has concern for Minnesota’s immigrant population, and thinks they should go to states with a more “temperate...
May 1, 2015 - 2:13pm
April 25, 2015
VIEWPOINT: Stemming the tide against Alzheimer's Disease
Many of us know a loved one who has faced Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a wrenching experience —watching them slowly slip away, trying to be...
April 25, 2015 - 6:48am