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Early education teacher will retire after 23 years
Convicted car thief gets stuck in a field, then allegedly commits another carjacking
WHS senior wins first place for ceramic bust of The Dude
Afton Flotilla celebrates 75 years
Afton Planning Commission appointment made
crime and courts
Conference Track & Field: Raptors boys win SEC team title
East Ridge Boys Tennis: Raptors win sections, headed back to State Tournament
Section Softball: Wolfpack rally past Raptors in section semis
Woodbury Softball: Hjort's no-no leads Royals in section opener
New Life Academy Softball: Eagles pull off miraculous rally to keep hopes alive
Memorial Day speaker reflects on his support system and the safety of home
Honored for military service
Memorial Day in Afton
Kuboy speaks at Memorial Day service today
Veterans memorial: Contribute to the cause
arts and entertainment
Louis R.Tinucci, Jr. 87
Linda H. Wopat, 76
John A. "Jack" Steffes, 89
Eugene W. Buechner, 91
Charles "Amikagaabow" Roach Jr., 52
LETTER: Kriesel will work hard to build consensus
LETTER: Trump's anti-immigration stance would limit our workforce
VIEWPOINT: District 833 prioritizes uniformity ahead of innovation
VIEWPOINT: Visit the 10th Judicial District Self-Help Center
VIEWPOINT: Goodbye Woodbury
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January 27, 2010
Caucuses start political year: Local DFL, GOP events planned; IP goes online
Campaigning for the Nov. 2 election begins in earnest Feb. 2. Precinct caucuses on Tuesday will give local residents an early say in state legislative races, a wide-open battle for the governor's office and an attention-grabbing congressional contest. The caucuses, which mark the...
January 27, 2010 - 9:18am
December 8, 2009
Conservatives eye spending cap amendment
ST. PAUL -- Conservative Republicans hope enough Minnesotans are tired of high taxes that they will support a proposal to limit state spending. It is a tall order, given the fact that Democrats control the state Legislature and most of them prefer raising taxes to help plug a budget...
December 8, 2009 - 7:59am
July 15, 2009
Emmer to speak at SD56 Republicans meeting
The July meeting of Senate District 56 Republican BPOU is set for July 23rd at 7:00 pm at the Machine Shed Restaurant in Lake Elmo. The featured speakers are Tom Emmer, candidate for Governor and Dan McGrath of Minnesota Majority. Dan will be discussing election ethics.
July 15, 2009 - 3:05pm
June 30, 2009
Hamilton promoted in GOP
ST. PAUL - A southwestern Minnesota legislator who delivered some memorable speeches this year will be an assistant House minority leader. Rep....
June 30, 2009 - 8:21am
June 17, 2009
Kline now top House education, labor Republican
ST. PAUL - John Kline used to carry the "football" nuclear codes for President Ronald Reagan; now he will carry Republican ideals in the U.S....
June 17, 2009 - 2:24pm
Letter: Requests of new MN GOP chair
Central control doesn't work -- where's the Soviet Union? Central control doesn't work -- why are North Koreans starving? Central control doesn't work -- why isn't Cuba's economy booming? Central control doesn't work -- why are some states claiming sovereignty? Since 2004,...
June 17, 2009 - 7:58am
June 10, 2009
Letter: Bush bungled everything? That's not true
Hey Steve Lagoon: You say "George W. Bush was one of the worst presidents he bungled practically everything he touched." We say: Would you have rather had eight years of Al Gore and John F. Kerry? Do you think they would have kept us free from attacks by Islamofacists? Would...
June 10, 2009 - 8:57am
June 3, 2009
Letter: Republicans need new leaders
This is hard for me to say, but I will just say it anyway. I am a Rep... a Republican. There, I said it. Am I embarrassed to admit it? Yes, given the current state of the Republican Party. It feels more like a funeral than a party! The Republican Party is like a ship adrift on...
opinion / letters
June 3, 2009 - 7:46am
May 19, 2009
Lawmakers assign blame for budget stalemate
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers agree the whopping budget deficit they faced this legislative session was no surprise, but point fingers across...
May 19, 2009 - 8:21am
May 18, 2009
Lawmakers watch time pass
ST. PAUL - Sen. Rod Skoe sat at his desk in the Senate chamber Sunday evening, watching a Minnesota House debate on his laptop computer. Skoe...
May 18, 2009 - 9:26am
May 8, 2009
BRIEFLY: DFL rushes tax bill toward passage
ST. PAUL - Democrats in control of the Minnesota Legislature early today proposed raising taxes to ease spending cuts to schools and health care...
May 8, 2009 - 8:33am
January 15, 2009
Woodbury woman among frustrated voters turning to courts
ST. PAUL - June Srok doesn't understand why a minor error prevented her vote from being counted. Srok, 75, said she voted absentee last year...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00pm
October 8, 2008
Viewpoint: Bachmann, Republicans need a history lesson
Imagine my surprise one evening to hear these words come out of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's mouth: "We can't privatize the profits, Geraldo, and then socialize losses." Mrs. Bachmann said this with respect to what the recent bailouts will mean for the American taxpayer. ...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 2, 2008
GOP says distractions won't hurt them
ST. PAUL - Republicans dealt with distractions as they began their national convention Monday, but said the event still will be a success. First came Hurricane Gustav, whose surge and winds were less than predicted, but forced convention officials to trim their plans. Then, Sen....
September 2, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
In time for the convention
It's official. With the recent ribbon cutting at the Sheraton Hotel on Tamarack Road and Bielenberg Drive, Woodbury has its very first four-star hotel.
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am