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Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
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Four file for special election to replace Minn. state senator tied up in sexual harassment claims
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Park starts 2018 with a win
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This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
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Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Commerce Drive Bruegger's Bagels closes
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Viewpoint: The importance of career and college readiness
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August 21, 2017
Letters: Fenton applauded for civility, legislative work; Ponder reality of Planned Parenthood
For an elected official who decried "partisan bickering and the blame game" in her last column, Rep. JoAnn Ward apparently does not practice...
August 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
The South Washington County School Board will vote on two remaining middle school boundary plan options at its meeting on Sept. 7. This decision...
August 21, 2017 - 7:09am
August 16, 2017
Editorial: Imagine you have no newspaper
Steve Gall RiverTown Multimedia Publisher Anne Jacobson RiverTown Multimedia News Director If reading your community newspaper evokes any sort of emotion in you, more often than not, we've done our job.
August 16, 2017 - 11:10am
August 13, 2017
Letters: Medicaid changes should prioritize those who need it most; Global warming is serious threat
Katie Nelson's recent story ("Health care town hall in Cottage Grove shines light on Medicaid recipients") featured personal stories of those...
August 13, 2017 - 8:00am
August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 7, 2017
Letter to the editor: Fenton needs a reality check
Rep. Kelly Fenton needs a reality check. Tuition in Minnesota is going to skyrocket, college programs are going to be cut and Minnesota students are going to face more student debt because of the GOP agenda. She said key provisions were passed, but she didn't explain how the policies...
August 7, 2017 - 7:27am
August 3, 2017
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
Summer enters the home stretch this week, which means August has arrived and we're at the height of fair time. As soon as one closes, another...
August 3, 2017 - 8:59am
July 30, 2017
Letter: Many rely on Planned Parenthood for health care
Planned Parenthood is an integral part of public health. Shutting down Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer...
July 30, 2017 - 8:00am
July 27, 2017
Editorial cartoon by Mike Wilke
Editorial cartoon by Mike Wilke.
July 27, 2017 - 9:05am
July 25, 2017
Editorial: Read, debate with an open mind
One or our RiverTown reporters has a favorite question he likes to ask interviewees: What one thing do you believe everyone should have, regardless...
July 25, 2017 - 8:26am
July 19, 2017
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
It's obvious the world is changing at a rapid rate. What an understatement. The older generation reminisces about the time when the world moved...
July 19, 2017 - 4:15pm
July 18, 2017
Letter: Hard-working taxpayers' money spent wisely
The Minnesota Legislature did get its work done this past session, in spite of obstacles put in the way by our governor. The following is a list of some their accomplishments they did get done: • Largest tax relief in two decades amounting to $650 million. • Largest investment...
July 18, 2017 - 10:13am
July 17, 2017
Letter: Celebrating student achievement
Graduation season is just behind us and I wanted to say what an honor it is to be part of our education system. As an assistant principal at...
July 17, 2017 - 10:34am
July 11, 2017
Viewpoint: DNR, others partner to keep aquatic invaders at bay
The number in Washington County is up to 22. In Chisago County it is 12. Anoka has 16 and Ramsey has 29. Statewide, approximately 5 percent of the 11,000 lakes in Minnesota are now infested by aquatic invasive species (AIS).
July 11, 2017 - 8:00am
July 9, 2017
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
Those who believe newspapers are becoming a relic of the past should update their thinking. Survey after survey shows that today's local newspapers...
July 9, 2017 - 9:00am