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Barnes & Noble opening new store in May 2019

A new Barnes & Noble bookstore is coming to Woodbury, company officials said Thursday. The $1.4 million store will be built in CityPlace, the mixed-use development on former State Farm ...

News to know this week: Dec. 2-7, 2018

Here's a recap of some of the top stories for the week of Dec. 2, 2018.

Steady, but not clutch: A history of Minnesota Vikings' kickers

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh (3) misses a field goal against the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth quarter of a NFC Wild Card playoff football game Jan. 10, 2016, at TCF Bank Stadium. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Vikings' fans remember the misses all too well. There was Gary Anderson's miss, his only of the 1998 season, against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game. And ...

Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon

Minnesota governor-elect Tim Walz said a $1.5 billion state budget surplus could help improve education and health care funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service1 / 4
Minnesota House Speaker Kurt Daudt, who will become House minority leader next month, says on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, that some of the state's $1.5 billion budget surplus should be used for tax cuts. Don Davis / Forum News Service2 / 4
Commissioner Myron Frans of Minnesota Management and Budget announces on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, that the state has a projected $1.5 billion budget surplus. Don Davis / Forum News Service3 / 4
Minnesota House Speaker-designate Melissa Hortman said lawmakers should be cautious as the consider spending plans Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at the Capitol. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service4 / 4
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota’s economy is chugging along, but economists warn that could be about to change. "We're currently living in the longest recovery ever in the U.S. and we ...

Infant ibuprofen recalled over potency concern

A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall on an infant ibuprofen product distributed to Walmart, CVS Pharmacy and Family Dollar retail stores. The product was found ...

VIDEO: Minnesota troopers followed pursuit procedures when suspect struck children at playground

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ST. PAUL - Three Minnesota State Patrol troopers followed the agency's pursuit procedures during a high-speed chase last June that resulted in two children being struck by the suspect's vehicle, ...
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Attention commuters: Overnight lane closures coming on I-494/694 near Woodbury

Lane closures are scheduled to begin 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5 on I-494 in Woodbury and I-694 in Oakdale for median work, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

Alzheimer’s added to medical marijuana treatment list in Minnesota

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ST. PAUL -- Alzheimer’s disease is being added as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in Minnesota, the state health commissioner announced Monday, Dec. 3. In a news release, Commissioner ...

No mail Wednesday for national day of mourning; newspapers will be delivered Thursday

There will be no mail delivery Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as the Postal Service observes a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. Wednesday editions of the ...

Washington County Board briefs: Johnson begins term

Former commissioner appointed to Watershed District Board


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