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Woodbury schools in need of 2019-20 math, reading tutors
Soccer club board members, parents question fairness of Woodbury field use policy
Homeless youth drop-in center to open in Cottage Grove
Minnesota lawyer gets 14 years in prison for ‘porno-trolling’ internet users
Woodbury man killed in Thursday morning crash on I-94 at Radio Drive
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Baseball: East Ridge heads to Target Field to play for state title
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Golf: Woodbury sends three, East Ridge sends two to state championships
Golf: Woodbury, East Ridge golfers learn, grow at state championships
Girls Lacrosse: East Ridge, Woodbury end its season in sections
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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City of Woodbury: Public Hearing - Pizzeria Pezzo
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City of Woodbury: Public Hearing - Birdi Golf
Kowalski's plans to add full-service restaurant
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
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Timothy E. Simon
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Clara Rose Rowell
Happy Golden Birthday, Rio Vera!
Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: Swimming proficiency is a local 'must'
Justin Olsen for Cottage Grove City Council
Editorial: Orange cone season is no joke
Editorial: Generation Z is ready for the world
Editorial: Some memories vets shouldn't have to bear
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May 15, 2019
Column: Reaching a key educational milestone
My wife and I recently welcomed a grandson into our family. It has been wonderful to be around a baby again and to watch the amazing developmental...
May 15, 2019 - 6:00am
April 16, 2019
Column: A great education for all Minnesota students
Whether a student goes to school in Wadena, Washington, Houston or Hennepin counties, they deserve access to a great education. We can't ensure...
April 16, 2019 - 8:26am
April 3, 2019
Publisher's column: Help us put a premium on local content
Content. Content. Content. It's all about the content. That's the conclusion the newspaper industry came to after dealing with the impact of...
April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
Column: Making our schools and students ready for tomorrow
One of the most exciting things about being a school superintendent is ensuring our schools and staff are doing all they can to prepare our students...
April 3, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 19, 2019
Viewpoint: Being prepared at the Legislature for inevitable disaster relief
Anyone that ever had a child in the Scouting program remembers the motto: be prepared. It should be the motto for the state Legislature as well....
March 19, 2019 - 5:00am
March 13, 2019
Superintendent column: Time is of the essence
This has certainly been a winter to remember. Prior to last month, winter seemed manageable and fairly normal. Then, the true character of this...
March 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
March 10, 2019
Viewpoint: Governor's budget proposal and February forecast set the tone
Our most important role in the Legislature is creating a budget to fund priorities and essential programs for Minnesotans. Together with my colleagues...
March 10, 2019 - 6:00am
March 5, 2019
Column: Coming to terms with journalism terms
I got to thinking the other day that journalism has some strange expressions. Using them in public might easily anger or confuse a casual listener. Someone yells, "Where's the dummy?" The person is not talking about anyone — even the editor.
March 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
February 28, 2019
Viewpoint: Snow, cold and more snow
One of the hardest decisions a school superintendent makes is closing schools due to weather. Unfortunately, I've had to make that decision more times than I'd like this year — and it's only February! The main reason schools are closed for weather is safety. We don't want children...
February 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
February 14, 2019
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Gov. Tim Walz was clear when he asked me to be the chair of the Metropolitan Council — he wanted a mayor for the job. A mayor has a good...
February 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 23, 2019
Column: Frostbite can happen quickly. Here's how to avoid it
Dr. William Mohr is a burn surgeon at the Regions Hospital Burn Center in St. Paul As one of only two verified burn centers in Minnesota and...
January 23, 2019 - 9:23am
January 18, 2019
Column: Everyone deserves a 'third' chance
What? A third chance? I think we may agree people deserve a second chance, but a third? Yes, I would argue that we all deserve a third chance,...
January 18, 2019 - 5:00am
January 14, 2019
Column: District 622 seeks community input on Phase II
In the fall of 2018, District 622 began the exciting work of renovating and adding onto Castle Elementary in Oakdale and Richardson Elementary...
January 14, 2019 - 8:44am
December 17, 2018
Column: A spark of genius
For me, there is nothing better than spending time in a kindergarten classroom watching and listening to the joy kids exhibit when discovering...
December 17, 2018 - 5:00am
December 7, 2018
Column: Develop a more effective flu vaccine
Earlier this year, Shane McAllister grew worried when his 9-month-old son, Andrew, developed a 102 degree fever. Shane is a Minnesota doctor,...
December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm