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Minnesota roundup: Man admits to driving drunk, hitting police car; Woman charged with causing brain injury to addiction recovery center employee; 5 more state news stories
Man who had 15 counterfeit checks in vehicle gets 1-1/2 years in prison
Fenton takes leadership role in legislature
Gingerbread reveal: See the Conways’ gingerbread houses, and make your own treats
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Girls' Basketball: Eagles start the season with a win
Girls' Hockey: Royals continue to make strides
Boys' Hockey: Woodbury’s offense sizzles in nonconference wins
Boys' Hockey: Raptors keep it close with Stillwater
Swimming and Diving: Royals are optimistic about veteran lineup
Calling all kids: Event at R.H. Stafford Library part of 50th anniversary celebration
Pearl Harbor survivor leaves impression on his Woodbury family
Trip of a lifetime: District band part of 75th Pearl Harbor anniversary in Hawaii
Coming together: Hmong New Year celebration set for Friday at Woodbury High School
Afton and Woodbury shine during weekend holiday events
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November 9, 2016
Kent retains state Senate seat in close race
Susan Kent will serve a second term in the Minnesota State Senate after narrowly beating Republican challenger Sharna Wahlgren during Tuesday's...
November 9, 2016 - 3:15am
November 6, 2016
Candidates view mental health solutions differently
Election 2016 Legislative candidates focused on a question about mental health when they met last week in a Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce...
November 6, 2016 - 1:22pm
Health care a focus in Afton's legislative races
Election 2016 Five out of six legislative candidates agreed: Health care is among the biggest issues facing Minnesota. Then they offered different...
November 6, 2016 - 1:19pm
October 16, 2016
Q&A with Senate District 53 incumbent Susan Kent
Susan Kent • Age: 52 • City of residence: Woodbury • Years lived in district: 12 • Education: Bachelor's, communications, The University...
October 16, 2016 - 7:37am
September 19, 2016
District 53 voters: meet your candidates
In the first public appearance for all six candidates running for state offices, the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce held a panel discussion...
September 19, 2016 - 5:32pm
December 30, 2009
Viewpoint: Saltzman was instrumental in passage of landmark literacy bill at Capitol
We have a hero in our midst. I want to congratulate our Sen. Kathy Saltzman for her work and authorship of a literacy bill she has championed for three years, which was signed into law earlier this year. This law will require teacher colleges to teach scientific research, on reading...
December 30, 2009 - 8:37am
December 28, 2009
Republican challenger registers to face Sieben
A St. Mary's Point real estate agent and radio host has filed to run for the Minnesota Senate District 57 seat held by Cottage Grove DFLer Katie...
December 28, 2009 - 3:05pm
July 8, 2009
Viewpoint: Secretary of State's office responsible for long election
On June 30th, Deputy Sec. of State Jim Gelbmann wrote a letter to the editor to deflect criticism of defects in Minnesota's election records away from the Secretary of State's office. He called Minnesota Majority's efforts to clean up our election system and hold public officials...
July 8, 2009 - 9:27am
June 30, 2009
Franken ready to be sworn in
ST. PAUL - Nearly 3 million Minnesotans voted for a U.S. Senate candidate eight months ago, but in the end only five votes counted, those state...
June 30, 2009 - 3:33pm
Supreme Court: Franken won election, Coleman concedes
ST. PAUL - The Minnesota Supreme Court says Al Franken won the U.S. Senate race and should be sworn in as the state's second senator, giving Democrats senatorial dominance. In an early-afternoon ruling today, the high court agreed with a district court decision that Democrat Franken...
June 30, 2009 - 3:25pm
June 17, 2009
Ritchie to keynote DFL family picnic June 22
Minnesota Secretary of State Mark Ritchie is scheduled to present the keynote address at the fifth annual "Family Picnic for Senate District...
June 17, 2009 - 7:29am
June 2, 2009
Justices examine rural-urban Senate vote differences
ST. PAUL - Five Minnesota Supreme Court justices must decide whether thousands of greater Minnesota voters' absentee ballots were unfairly rejected...
June 2, 2009 - 8:19am
May 20, 2009
Un-session brings unallotment
May 20, 2009 - 8:19am
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 13, 2009
Viewpoint: Time to get real about budget solutions
As the end of the Legislative session approaches, I work in the hope that the House, Senate and Governor will come together and agree to a budget in the best interest of our state. A divide remains to be bridged, and those on both ends of the political and leadership spectrum remain...
May 13, 2009 - 8:56am