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'We’re going to save a bunch of lives': Opioid response bill makes it out in final hours
New Life Academy names interim head
Walz, legislative leaders strike budget deal, drop gas tax hike
Ellsworth police looking for male suspect in connection with armed robbery
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Boys Lacrosse: East Ridge wins key non-conference game
Baseball: East Ridge, Woodbury start the week with wins
Boys Tennis: East Ridge loses close match to Eagan in section semifinals
Washington County Parks begins campfire program May 25
Girls Golf: Woodbury, East Ridge, New Life have strong weeks to finish out regular season
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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Summons: Pinetree Pond First Association vs. Shane Hecker
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Xcel plans to be coal-free by 2030
Forum Communications to purchase Rochester newspaper
Edward Jones Ranks Highest in Investor Satisfaction
Forum Communications head elected to news industry advocacy board
Local Financial Advisor Honored for Performance
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Marsha Rae Kveton
Alice Ann Busch
Timothy E. Simon
Keith G. Sauer
Joan Garrity Clotfelter
Clara Rose Rowell
Happy Golden Birthday, Rio Vera!
Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: An answer to teens' 20% e-cig usage: Tobacco 21
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
Letter: Woodbury welcoming party
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February 13, 2019
Not guilty pleas entered in Pleasant Valley airborne crash
A Woodbury woman accused of being drunk when the car she was driving missed a curve, vaulted out of a ditch and flew more than 100 feet in the...
February 13, 2019 - 1:57pm
July 9, 2018
11 dogs die after van breaks down en route to Minnesota
HATTIESBURG, Miss.—Eleven dogs en route from a Mississippi animal shelter to Minnesota died when the van they were being transported in...
July 9, 2018 - 11:13am
July 2, 2018
In Minnesota, July proves to be deadliest month for drownings
FARGO—As Minnesotans approach the heart of the summer months, especially before the Fourth of July, more get to enjoy the cool rivers and...
July 2, 2018 - 6:06pm
May 23, 2018
Pedestrian struck by 2 light-rail trains in Twin Cities
ST. PAUL -- A pedestrian was injured Wednesday evening, May 23, when she was struck by two light-rail trains in St. Paul, officials say. The...
May 23, 2018 - 9:40pm
April 17, 2018
April blizzard makes travel dangerous across south Washington County
COTTAGE GROVE — A weekend-long springtime blizzard made travel hairy across the state from the evening of April 13 to the morning commute...
April 17, 2018 - 10:14am
October 26, 2017
Car-vs.-deer leads to 10-car wreck on I-94 in Hudson
A collision with a deer on Interstate 94 led to a chain-reaction crash involving 10 vehicles during Thursday’s morning rush hour in Hudson....
October 26, 2017 - 10:32am
October 3, 2017
Minn. roundup: Sex offender case rejected; Minnesota River 'strains under pressure'
WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a Minnesota case challenging a state law that allows sex offenders to remain locked up...
October 3, 2017 - 9:01am
August 22, 2017
Police: Impaired driver crashes car, escapes fire in Cottage Grove
A Woodbury man faces criminal charges after his car crashed in a field near the Cottage Grove Service Center Monday and was destroyed by fir...
August 22, 2017 - 2:23pm
August 2, 2017
UPDATE: Two employees die in private school gas explosion in Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS -- Two employees of Minnehaha Academy were killed after a Wednesday morning natural gas explosion tore through the private school's...
August 2, 2017 - 10:45pm
July 31, 2017
Cottage Grove police arrest woman following high-speed chase, crash
A motorist crashed her car in a southeastern Cottage Grove ditch in the early hours of Sunday, July 30 after allegedly leading police in a vehicle...
July 31, 2017 - 2:37pm
June 19, 2017
Stillwater woman charged in distracted driving crash that injured teen bicyclist in Woodbury
A 24-year-old Stillwater woman has been charged with misdemeanor careless driving after telling Woodbury police she was looking at her phone...
June 19, 2017 - 8:37pm
June 6, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two 34-year-olds who died in ATV crash in northwest Minnesota identified; Muslim student's school removal subject of complaint
MENTOR, Minn.—The Polk County Sheriff's Office has identified two people killed in an ATV accident Saturday night near Mentor, Minn. Noel William Schmieg, Mentor, and Crystal Rose Scott, Crookston, were pronounced dead at the scene after hitting an approach and being thrown...
June 6, 2017 - 12:06pm
May 15, 2017
Minn. roundup: Two killed following an alcohol-involved crash in northern Minnesota
BUHL, Minn. — Two people were killed following an alcohol-involved two-vehicle collision on U.S. Highway 169 outside Buhl late Saturday. Jason Michael Gates, 26, of Superior, and 7-year-old Snowden Elizabeth Bothwell, of Hibbing, died in the crash, said the Minnesota State Patrol...
May 15, 2017 - 10:23am
May 12, 2017
Police: Distracted driver hit student on bike in Woodbury
Woodbury police said a distracted driver hit a teenager riding his bike to school Friday morning.
May 12, 2017 - 3:20pm
Student on bike hit by car on Pioneer Road in Woodbury
The teen was conscious at the scene but suffered “significant” injuries, police said.
May 12, 2017 - 10:17am