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August 22, 2017
The car was a total loss after it burned near the Washington County Service Center. Photo courtesy of Cottage Grove Public Safety
Police: Impaired driver crashes car, escapes fire in Cottage Grove
10 hours 58 min ago
Ernest Dohbila
Woodbury man gets two-year sentence in minor sex sting
16 hours 37 min ago
August 21, 2017
Mark O'Boyle, head of the wine department at Top Ten Liquor, said he hopes the prospect of jail time and a $1,000 fine stears minors away from purchasing fake ID cards after the store confiscated four within one week. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
String of fake ID's prompts warning from Woodbury liquor store
August 21, 2017 - 4:30pm
A frame from dash cam video shows the moment after a vehicle struck a Woodbury Police squad car Aug. 11 on Interstate 94. play button
WATCH: Woodbury squad cars hit during Aug. 11 traffic stop
August 21, 2017 - 4:16pm
Cottage Grove man charged with seven counts of child pornography
August 21, 2017 - 10:01am
August 16, 2017
Minn. men accused in Prescott robbery case
August 16, 2017 - 8:36am
August 15, 2017
Police: Man dresses as woman to attempt to evade police after Cabela's gun theft
August 15, 2017 - 12:01pm
Charges: DNA match helps crack North Hudson copper theft
August 15, 2017 - 11:34am
August 11, 2017
Lili Huang
Accused labor trafficker sentenced in Washington County; scheduled for federal sentencing
August 11, 2017 - 4:55pm
August 10, 2017
For some shoplifters apprehended in Walmart stores, there is a restorative justice program allowing them the opportunity to resolve their offenses without entering the criminal justice system. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'Justice' in store: Lawmaker pushes back against Walmart program
August 10, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 9, 2017
Woodbury will be among Minnesota Budget Commissioner Myron Frans' stops on his "My Minnesota" tour. Residents are invited to enjoy some ice cream while sharing their input about the state budget at this interactive event. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia.
Minnesota budget commissioner to host Woodbury town hall event today
August 9, 2017 - 11:45am
August 3, 2017
Cottage Grove police officer Jordan Ziebarth talks with a motorist he stopped after witnessing a littering incident at Walmart. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Organized offensive: Law enforcement, retailers combat retail crime
August 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
August 1, 2017
Lucifer Vincent Nguyen / Dakota County Jail
Authorities arrest homicide suspect; Nguyen captured late July 31 in Blaine
August 1, 2017 - 11:32am
July 31, 2017
Brother of man acquitted in 1992 Minnesota child abduction-murder case sentenced for sex abuse of minor
July 31, 2017 - 2:40pm
Submitted by Diane Johnson.
Cottage Grove police arrest woman following high-speed chase, crash
July 31, 2017 - 2:37pm