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St. Paul Park
October 6, 2016
Crime rates reflect police focus
South Washington County Crime rates were down last year across Minnesota and Washington County, though state statistics showed increased crime...
October 6, 2016 - 12:15pm
August 15, 2016
Boater finds body in Mississippi
A boater found an unidentified man's body at 4:46 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, in the Mississippi River, 2-1/2 miles south of Hidden Harbor Marina in...
August 15, 2016 - 10:20pm
August 11, 2016
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Newport join other cities in opting out of ‘drop home' law
After the Temporary Family Health Care Dwelling law was passed this spring by the state Legislature, many cities in the metro area are considering...
August 11, 2016 - 8:45am
July 7, 2016
Queen Esther chapter turns 100
The Queen Esther chapter of Eastern Star has been quietly active in south Washington County for 100 years. Known for its huge holiday cookie...
July 7, 2016 - 12:00pm
June 23, 2016
Woodbury man spends 66 days in jail for breaking down ex-girlfriend's door
Looking for his garage door opener, a Woodbury man broke the deadbolted door to his ex-girlfriend's St. Paul Park home and spent 66 days in...
June 23, 2016 - 8:16am
April 18, 2016
Authorities warn of surge in phone scams
Some Washington County residents were filling out different paperwork ahead of Monday's tax deadline: police reports documenting a tax-related phone scam. Local authorities said they saw a burst of complaints ahead of the April 18 tax deadline, and some people have lost thousands...
April 18, 2016 - 1:33pm
April 10, 2016
Taking a stab at it
The damp and dreary evening is classic horror movie weather, with lashing rain and gusting wind. It's the kind of night when a couple's car breaks...
April 10, 2016 - 12:48am
April 8, 2016
District purchases land for school
South Washington County Schools has reached an agreement to buy 54 acres of land for a new Oltman Middle School, and the project is on schedule...
April 8, 2016 - 12:36am
April 7, 2016
St. Paul Park man sentenced for underage prostitution
A St. Paul Park man was sentenced for attempting to meet with two teenage girls for sex. The arrest and conviction of Brian Patrick O’Boyle,...
April 7, 2016 - 12:28pm
March 24, 2016
This year brings the most construction projects in county’s history
Now that spring has sprung, Minnesotans generally know what comes next: road construction season. And Washington County is ready for the coming...
March 24, 2016 - 12:09am
March 9, 2016
Union talks turn tougher, as negotiations head for mediation
New players, a different negotiating process and a controversial policy have altered the dynamics of School District 833 teacher contract talks....
March 9, 2016 - 12:19pm
February 29, 2016
South Washington County finally has second cable TV provider
Cable TV subscribers in south Washington County now have an alternative to Comcast. CenturyLink has been given the green light to provide their Prism TV service to select homes in Cottage Grove, Woodbury, Newport, St. Paul Park and Grey Cloud Island Township. Service to select homes...
February 29, 2016 - 12:42am
February 19, 2016
Talks continue on land for new middle school
Negotiations continue on District 833’s interest in land in northwest Cottage Grove for the new Oltman Middle School. The South Washington...
February 19, 2016 - 12:26pm
February 16, 2016
Woodbury High School grad becomes police chief in St. Paul Park
Woodbury High School graduate Jessica Billmeyer wasn’t actively looking for a new job, but when she found out St. Paul Park needed a new police...
February 16, 2016 - 1:36pm
February 9, 2016
Red Rock Corridor Commission votes to pursue 12-stop BRT route
The Red Rock Corridor Commission has doubled down on its vision for a bus rapid transit system in South Washington County. The commission voted...
February 9, 2016 - 12:13am