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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
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
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
Local realtor seeking shoe donations to fight extreme poverty
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Norman M. Lorentzsen, 99
Gary Carlton, 63
Jean Ekern, 91
John N. DeMorest, 54
Mary E. Edwards, 75
VIEWPOINT: Will county leaders someday embrace the historical society?
EDITORIAL: This time for president, none of the above
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
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August 19, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Obama touts advances in wind power
ST. PAUL -- Wind was a major topic on President Barack Obama's campaign swing through Iowa, and not by chance the White House released a report showing wind power use is growing. The report shows Minnesota produces the third most wind power, one of six states that meet at least 10...
August 19, 2012 - 12:09pm
August 4, 2012
Wednesday Panel to discuss big money, public policy
River Valley Action will host "Follow the Money: How big money influences our elections and public policy," from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Peter O'Neill Hall at Guardian Angels Church in Oakdale. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Guest...
August 4, 2012 - 12:06pm
August 2, 2012
Woodbury teen given rare opportunity at Republican National Convention
For many high school students, the end of summer means winding down before the inevitable return to the books. There will be no such late-summer...
August 2, 2012 - 7:52am
July 31, 2012
Democratic fundraising outpacing GOP in Senate District 53
Local Democrats seeking legislative seats this fall have been bringing in more cash than their Republican counterparts in all but one race. Republicans,...
July 31, 2012 - 2:01pm
GOP Senate candidate: 'I think I can, I think I can'
ST. PAUL -- Kurt Bills considers himself "The Little Engine That Could." Instead of the children's book version of a little locomotive delivering toys over a mountain while repeating "I think I can," Republican Bills is trying to deliver votes for his U.S. Senate campaign over a...
July 31, 2012 - 9:10am
July 27, 2012
Franken to visit Woodbury seniors on Saturday
U.S. Sen. Al Franken will meet with local seniors Saturday, July 28, during a stop in Woodbury. Franken, DFL-Minn., will meet with officials...
July 27, 2012 - 8:12am
July 21, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Critics make Franson more determined
ST. PAUL -- Death threats, demands to resign and other attacks to have only made state Rep. Mary Franson more determined to stay in office, she says. A Democratic-Farmer-Laborite campaign official sent Internet links to a video clip of a recent Franson speech in Browerville in which...
July 21, 2012 - 8:47am
July 20, 2012
GOP senator considers another amendment lawsuit
ST. PAUL -- Another lawsuit could arise over a proposed constitutional amendment in Minnesota. Sen. Mike Parry, R-Waseca, said at mid-day that he will consider taking Secretary of State Mark Ritchie to court, claiming the Democrat is making false comments about a proposed constitutional...
July 20, 2012 - 12:39pm
July 19, 2012
Politics in brief: Dayton walks back football injury remark; jobs grow in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton has apologized for comparing athletes' on-field trauma to that suffered by military personnel. "Some of the psychological dynamics may be similar," Dayton said in a statement released Thursday. "However, I, in no way, meant to compare their challenges...
July 19, 2012 - 1:50pm
July 17, 2012
Keillor strikes chord with Woodbury-area Democrats
Garrison Keillor used his familiar Minnesota voice as a rallying cry Monday, July 16, for local Democrats. The host of "A Prairie Home Companion"...
July 17, 2012 - 9:01am
July 15, 2012
Capitol Chatter: Marriage amendment backers count on DFL votes
ST. PAUL -- Conventional political wisdom is that a gay-marriage prohibition on the Nov. 6 ballot would pit Democratic-Farmer-Laborites against Republicans. "It is not that cut and dried," Chuck Darrell said. Darrell, a Woodbury resident and Minnesota for Marriage spokesman, said...
July 15, 2012 - 8:00am
July 13, 2012
Woodbury man driving push for marriage amendment passage
ST. PAUL -- An epic fight between Minnesotans against gay marriage and those who support it mostly has flown under the public's radar for 14 months. "The average Minnesotan is vaguely aware something is going to be on the ballot," said Professor Kathleen Hull of the University of...
July 13, 2012 - 11:00am
Woodbury's Lillie named 'One to Watch'
A politics-based website sees a rising star in Ted Lillie. The Republican senator from Woodbury was named "One to Watch" Tuesday, July 10, by Politics in Minnesota, a website that tracks political activity in the state. Lillie became Senate majority whip in his freshman year and...
July 13, 2012 - 8:26am
July 9, 2012
Keillor to headline event for Woodbury-area Democrats
One of Minnesota's most recognizable voices will headline a Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party fundraiser next week in Lake Elmo. District 53 DFL...
July 9, 2012 - 2:18pm
June 28, 2012
Minnesota Democrats declare health-care victory
ST. PAUL -- The first Minnesota reaction to today's U.S. Supreme Court health care act ruling came from the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party chairman, who used it to seek donations. "Victory" is how DFL leader Ken Martin headlined an email to party members seeking contributions to protect...
June 28, 2012 - 9:59am