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Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
New Woodbury officer sworn in
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
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Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
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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TCF National Bank vs. Russicha Deloach
Highland Town Homes Assoc v Plaza I
Pinetree Pond Assoc. v. Todd Steffen
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Commerce Drive Bruegger's Bagels closes
Crafty Chicks on the Loose opens in Woodbury
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John "Kelley" Hood
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Lois M. Danielson (nee Larson)
Leon Edward Simich
Scout's honor and then some
Inez Oehlke dies at 96
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
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Viewpoint: The importance of career and college readiness
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April 10, 2017
Viewpoint: State lawmakers muzzling the auditor watchdog
Government oversight and transparency are vital to ensuring people's trust. My office oversees over $20 billion of taxpayer money spent yearly...
April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
April 6, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Lawmakers aim to make Met Council accountable
The Metropolitan Council still holds the title of the biggest, most powerful unelected regional government in the country bar none. But that...
April 6, 2017 - 7:27am
April 1, 2017
VIEWPOINT: An early start for a strong farm bill
A sugarbeet grower told us about how crop insurance is working for his farm in the Red River Valley. A school board member in Canby is concerned...
April 1, 2017 - 9:29am
March 31, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Rules not made to be broken
Viewpoint We all have pet peeves, things we observe or have happen to us which are very irritating. It may be the person redeeming lottery tickets at the gas station when you are last in line to pay for your gas. It may be the person on their cell phone during your child's holiday...
March 31, 2017 - 6:50am
March 29, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Elementary school, neighborhood, YMCA partnering to provide equity at school and home
Viewpoint Parents, teachers, and youth workers all agree on the importance of quality afterschool programs. However, with school districts and...
March 29, 2017 - 5:09am
March 25, 2017
VIEWPOINT: New report identifies aspects of state tax code that challenge Minnesota's competitiveness
Viewpoint The Tax Foundation, in collaboration with the Minnesota Business Partnership, recently released "Minnesota Illustrated: A Visual Guide to Taxes & the Economy." The guide provides a chart book that illustrates how Minnesota's economy and tax system compare to the rest of...
March 25, 2017 - 7:46pm
March 24, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Budget surplus creates opportunity to deliver on Minnesota values
Viewpoint At the end of February, Minnesota Management and Budget announced a projected budget surplus of $1.65 billion for the upcoming biennium,...
March 24, 2017 - 5:06am
March 22, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Fiscal restraint; difficult but necessary
Viewpoint With each new budget cycle comes excitement from legislators about new ideas to invest in. Similar to how families jump with joy at...
March 22, 2017 - 12:04pm
March 6, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Credibility key for media and consumers
Viewpoint There has been a lot of talk recently about the media and its truthfulness. Media usually comes to us in three forms: objective, subjective...
March 6, 2017 - 7:02am
March 5, 2017
VIEWPOINT: What are executive orders?
Viewpoint One of the issues in the 2016 Presidential campaign was the use of executive orders by then President Barack Obama. An executive order...
March 5, 2017 - 6:57pm
February 28, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Flynn resignation underscores need for full review of Trump-Russia ties
Viewpoint The resignation of Michael Flynn, national security adviser for President Donald Trump, demonstrates that the scandal over ongoing...
February 28, 2017 - 4:51pm
VIEWPOINT: No matter what Trump says, we can’t go backwards
At four town hall meetings last week in St. Paul, I heard a clear message from my constituents: the State of our Union is anxious. President...
February 28, 2017 - 12:30pm
February 25, 2017
VIEWPOINT: Judicial independence
Viewpoint It's the day of the big game. Your team is playing its biggest rival for the championship. You're confident and excited. But before...
February 25, 2017 - 10:15pm
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
We appreciate the love and commitment our families have for their children. We appreciate the support of the community who helps us through our...
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
February 20, 2017
VIEWPOINT: On Supreme Court appointments, Senate give 'advice and consent'
Viewpoint President Donald Trump recently announced his nomination of Federal Appeals Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the vacant seat on the U.S....
February 20, 2017 - 12:13pm