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Former lawmaker Bigham to run for MN Senate; McNamara 'seriously leaning toward' a run
Minn. roundup: Minnesota deer harvest increases 16 percent over last year
Forty years on: Woodbury's New Life Academy celebrates 40th anniversary
Sen. Schoen to resign amid sexual harassment allegations
Minn. roundup: Former northern Minnesota cult leader has sentence reduced
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Thunderbolts take third at state
East Ridge's Wangensteen leads area at state
Three Raptors sign letters of intent
East Ridge, Woodbury, Park individuals qualify for state
Volleyball: Eagles soar to fifth at state
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Parkwood Estates vs Susan Birttnen
Woodbury AFB Tamarack Sanitary Sewer Rehab
Branch Banking & Trust Co. vs Bradley Jensen and Jennifer Giesel
Jeffery A. Loe
Phyllis LaJune Edwards
Patricia "Patty" Taylor
M. Laine McGee, 72
Scout's honor and then some
Inez Oehlke dies at 96
Letters to the editor: Congrats, and thanks for support; Cost effective guideway infrastructure?
Viewpoint: Premium Relief Came at a Cost to Minnesotans
Lisa Weik Viewpoint: Key phase begins for Gold Line BRT project
Editorial: Veterans have earned twice the thanks
Letters: Minnesota could lead on health care; Referendum needed for our kids
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July 11, 2017
Red Wing native announces congressional bid
Former Department of Defense official and Army veteran Dan Feehan announced his run for Minnesota's first congressional district July 11. The...
July 11, 2017 - 9:57am
March 9, 2017
DFL East Metro Senior Caucus
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput will be the featured speaker at the 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9 meeting of the DFL East Metro Senior Caucus, at Sgt. Pepper's Bar and Grill, 930 Helena Ave. N. in Oakdale. All are welcome to attend. Participants buy their own lunch and are eligible...
March 9, 2017 - 5:12am
June 20, 2016
LETTER: Democrat Party chairman tries to out-smart Woodbury voters?
Democrat State Party Chairman Ken Martin recently wrote your paper to point fingers regarding this year’s legislative session. He conveniently...
June 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
June 9, 2016
Senator owes her survival to early detection
For years as a legislator, Susan Kent has been an advocate at the State Capitol on behalf of the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network...
June 9, 2016 - 12:15pm
May 4, 2016
LETTER: Kent should stand up for families, let go of gas tax increase
Kent should stand up for families, let go of gas tax increase Considering there were only two items on the 2016 Minnesota state legislative agenda...
May 4, 2016 - 5:05pm
LETTER: Gillespie shows dedication and respect for democratic principles
Thank you all for your support and good wishes. I want to thank Woodbury and all of you who have supported me in my run for office in the last...
May 4, 2016 - 5:05pm
April 30, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Improve outcomes in Minnesota corrections system
Often in our state legislature, votes are split strictly on party lines. However, when we seek solutions to issues within our criminal justice...
April 30, 2016 - 12:54am
April 28, 2016
Local DFL convention attendees endorse Gillespie, plus incumbents
Senate District 53 DFL, which includes the cities of Woodbury and Landfall and parts of Maplewood and Oakdale, held its local convention on...
April 28, 2016 - 9:21am
April 18, 2016
Kent seeks lower textbook costs for college students
Between 2002 and 2013, the price of college textbooks rose 82 percent — more than twice the rate of inflation, according to a recent study...
April 18, 2016 - 12:41am
April 15, 2016
LETTER: Congrats on the fight against clean water; keep the momentum going
Congrats on the fight against clean water; keep the momentum going Congratulations to Republican sens. Gary Dahms, Scott Newman, and Bill Weber and their agribusiness backers on their recent victory over Gov. Dayton's clean water initiatives. Thank goodness Minnesota feedlot operations...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 13, 2016
LETTER: Medicare patients might get surprise bill after colonoscopies
Colonoscopies are proven to prevent colon cancer and save lives, including mine. Just a few weeks before my 51st birthday, I chose to get a colonoscopy, though I had no symptoms or family history of the disease. I was diagnosed with stage three colon cancer. Though colorectal cancer...
April 13, 2016 - 12:00pm
April 11, 2016
LETTER: GOP should follow principle on Supreme Court nomination
I consider myself a conservative Republican but I also try to put principles above politics. I find it necessary at times to speak against my own party when I feel it is wrong. The controversy over naming a new U.S. Supreme Court justice to replace the late, great Antonin Scalia is...
April 11, 2016 - 12:00pm
March 22, 2016
Ed Committee priority: Kent's student-to-counselor ratio bill
Ending the state's teacher shortage crisis, addressing Minnesota's 46th student-to-counselor ratio ranking and expanding pre-K for Minnesota's 4-year-olds are among the Senate Education Committee's top priorities for the 2016 legislative session. State Sen. Susan Kent, DFL-Woodbury,...
March 22, 2016 - 12:55pm
March 21, 2016
VIEWPOINT: DFL fiscal restraint leads to prosperity
During Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's State of the State address he told Minnesotans: "My No. 1 priority in this legislative session will be to...
March 21, 2016 - 12:08am
March 19, 2016
VIEWPOINT: Reading Corps invests in early literacy for all
One in three Minnesota kids is not on track to read proficiently at third grade — a critically important milestone indicative of future...
March 19, 2016 - 12:56am