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Woodbury City Council candidates answer questions on Gold Line, aquifers, pollinators
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
UPDATE: Freeway crash involved Hudson motorist, semi, third vehicle
Q&A with Washington County Commissioner District 1 incumbent Fran Miron
crime and courts
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Cross Country: Woodbury runners Holiday, Romain are headed to state
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
Harbor Church: Harvest Fest party Oct. 31
Paranormal investigators explain ghost hunting
'The Good Pig' author makes appearance at Woodbury library
Woodbury Days: Without new leadership, there’s possibility annual event could end
R.H. Stafford Library's 2nd annual Maker Fest
arts and entertainment
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
LETTER: County Board supports preservation of our history
LETTER: I will listen to residents ideas about transportation
LETTER: My elected experience is directly applicable to the county job
LETTER: Vote for bipartisan DFLer Schoen, rather than Tea Party’s Holmstadt
LETTER: Isn’t it time to move forward? Gillespie is my choice for House
Real Estate Showcase
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,...
News/crime and courts
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
April 23, 2015
Senate nixes Kent amendment for Sunday liquor sales
The Minnesota Senate said the same thing last Thursday it has said before to Sunday liquor sales advocates: No. Senators, on a 35-28 vote, decided...
April 23, 2015 - 12:26pm
March 5, 2015
Nuclear power moratorium debate returns
ST. PAUL -- The owner of Minnesota's nuclear power plants has no plans to build a new one, but wants flexibility to do it if needed. A state...
March 5, 2015 - 1:00pm
February 20, 2015
Parameters outlined for solar in Afton
Afton Planning Commission is looking on the bright side in terms of solar arrays. Planning Commission officially began developing a proposed...
February 20, 2015 - 8:27am