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Madison's Place Playground undergoes repairs
Q&A with House 53B challenger Alberder Gillespie
Q&A with House 53B incumbent Kelly Fenton
District 834 School Board candidates spar over issues including BOLD
Minnesota sees record one-day online voter registration
crime and courts
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Cross Country: Woodbury’s Romain wins Suburban East title
Woodbury approves co-op girls hockey team
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
Girls Tennis: Schurhamer team qualifies for state meet
Woodbury Boy Scout leads makeover of thrift shop entrance
Crossroads Church considers Hastings campus
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
Corn maze a nod to first responders
Trick-or-Treat sneak peak
arts and entertainment
HOUSING AND REDEV
EQUITY ALLIANCE 9-21-16
POLICE DEPART AUCTION wbb
EQUITY ALLIANCE 8-17-16
Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
LETTER: Kent and rest of DFL support the Humpty Dumpty that is MNsure
LETTER: Vote Democratic, not for Fenton the co-sponsor of ‘bathroom bills’
LETTER: Trust Ward to work for common goals with ongoing funding sources
LETTER: Gillespie is warmhearted; Fenton caters to gun lobby
LETTER: Fenton brings Woodbury priorities to St. Paul
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March 26, 2009
Newport school principal moving to Liberty Ridge
Newport Elementary School Principal Mike Moore will take the reins as principal of Liberty Ridge Elementary School in Woodbury next fall, it was announced last week by School District 833 officials. Moore, who came to the district from the Anoka-Hennepin School District, is in his...
March 26, 2009 - 12:12pm
March 18, 2009
Officials debate site of park and ride lot
The future of the Red Rock commuter corridor and growth in Newport intersect, officials say. But where? A growing demand for express bus service to St. Paul and Minneapolis and an influx in state and federal dollars means southeast metro commuters could soon be able to park and ride...
March 18, 2009 - 8:12am
January 13, 2009
Free dental care for children
The Minnesota Dental Association is coordinating a statewide program of free dental care for low-income children on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7. Participating dental offices throughout the state include locations in Newport and Woodbury. If your family cannot otherwise afford...
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am
December 10, 2008
City in a pinch when it comes to salt
The winter forecast in Newport?
December 10, 2008 - 7:59am
October 30, 2008
Newport dentists will offer kids cash for candy
This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring their excess candy to Roscher Dental Group, 1590 Hastings Avenue, Newport, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, and receive $1 per pound. The candy -- which must be unopened -- will be shipped to troops overseas by a local organization,...
October 30, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Red Cross donor drives
With just 38 percent of the population eligible to give blood, and just a fraction of those eligible actually donating, the American Red Cross is asking eligible blood donors to give blood more often. "The average blood donor gives less than two times a year, yet you can donate every...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
Joining forces to combat drunk drivers
Cities throughout Washington County have partnered with the county's Department of Public Health and Environment's Safe Communities Coalition to prevent drinking and driving during their annual summer festivals. Cottage Grove and Oakdale participated in June at their cities' events,...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
July 16, 2008
Newport man facing felony tax charges
The Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced the Washington County Attorney's Office has charged Dean Brian Carter, 31, formerly of Newport, with six felony tax crimes. Carter is charged with four counts of failing to file taxes and two counts of failing to pay taxes. According...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
Man charged in three separate incidents
A Newport man was charged July 2 for allegedly burglarizing a home, breaking into a business and stealing from a construction site. John Matthew O'Rourke, 40, faces charges for three separate incidents that occurred from August to November of last year. According to one court complaint,...
July 16, 2008 - 12:00am
February 6, 2008
Couple pens pharmaceutical thriller
As husband and wife, Matt and Erin Smith consider themselves a pretty good pair. They think they make a pretty good author team as well. The Newport couple, who spent the last three years writing and promoting their first fiction novel, Trials: The Risk/Benefit Ratio, are now raising...
February 6, 2008 - 12:00am
January 29, 2008
Michael J. Phillips, April 28, 1948 - January 21, 2008, of Newport, MN. Loving. Intelligent. Courageous. Humorous. Loyal. Hardworking. Good Heart. Mike died peacefully at home in the loving arms of his wife, Marge Meconis, children, Sara and Ben Phillips, and sister, Shawn Phillips....
January 29, 2008 - 12:00am