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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
HERO Center plan OK'd; new sign at River Oaks: Cottage Grove City Council briefs
HERO Center on track: Cottage Grove, Woodbury councils close to final approval
crime and courts
Girls Golf: Woodbury, East Ridge, New Life have strong weeks to finish out regular season
Boys Golf: New Life Academy wins conference championship
Boys Tennis: East Ridge advances to section semifinals
Softball: East Ridge shares conference championship
Girls Lacrosse: East Ridge, Woodbury add key wins from the week
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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Assumed Name Notice: Zazzetta Concrete and Masonry
Assumed Name Notice: My Lazy Trainer
City of Woodbury Ad for Bids: 2019 Park Pavement Rehab Projects
Morrison Sund PLLC: Amended Summons-Houge v. Silker
Assumed Name LLC: American Medigap LLC
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
Hudson's Octagon House Museum opens May 3
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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
Letter: Paid family and medical leave
Letter: Swails misses the point
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May 13, 2019
When the vice president surprise visits your restaurant
The nerves started at 5 p.m. Line cook Chris Effinger was told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was coming to the North Pole Restaurant in Newport....
May 13, 2019 - 5:19pm
April 19, 2019
Starting Sunday, expect delays when traveling westbound on I-494 from Newport
Motorists traveling westbound between Bailey Road in Newport and Seventh Avenue in South St. Paul should plan for major delays as I-494 is reduced...
April 19, 2019 - 9:20am
March 13, 2019
Bailey Meadows opens in Newport
NEWPORT — The biggest housing development to come to Newport hit a new milestone last week. To mark its official opening to the public,...
March 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
November 27, 2018
Update: Fire destroys Newport truck repair shop
NEWPORT — There were no reported injuries from a Monday afternoon fire, Nov. 26, 2018, at a truck maintenance and storage facility in St. Paul...
November 27, 2018 - 4:34pm
September 26, 2018
Zumbro House moves ahead in Newport
Zumbro House is hoping to start construction this fall for a four-story, 200-unit supported housing apartment building, but final approvals are...
September 26, 2018 - 2:27pm
September 20, 2018
County's Draft 2040 Comprehensive Plan survey open until Sept. 30
Washington County residents are asked to provide input on the county's draft 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The full draft plan, individual chapters, brief informational videos, and an online survey are all available on the county's website. The online survey is open through Sept. 30. The...
September 20, 2018 - 12:00pm
August 30, 2018
News briefs: Newport on the Move looks for skates; Citizen's Academy applications open
Newport citizen group Newport on the Move is collecting ice skates for free use at the Loveland Park rinks, Newport on the Move member Pauline...
August 30, 2018 - 5:48pm
August 25, 2018
CrossFit comes to Newport
NEWPORT — A new workout option previously untapped in south Washington County will be opening in Newport. Ben Smith and Shawn Racine of Hastings are planning to open Made2Live CrossFit at 785 20th St., just off Highway 61. CrossFit is a high-intensity workout program that incorporates...
August 25, 2018 - 5:00am
August 21, 2018
An effortless victory: How Jeff Swenson won a race he wasn't running
Although Jeff Swenson didn't spend a single dollar or a minute on campaigning, 1,405 voters ensured he will appear on the ballot this November...
August 21, 2018 - 5:00pm
August 17, 2018
Preliminary townhome proposal frustrates neighbors
NEWPORT — A preliminary proposal made back in April has caused waves among many in Newport, especially those living along the Mississippi River's edge. Developer Mark McCain inquired at the April 5 Newport Economic Development Authority meeting about possibly constructing a...
August 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 23, 2018
Historical reading: Newport Library undergoes programming resurgence
NEWPORT — Gazing around the one-room library, the cozy setting stands out: the room is filled with board games, armchairs, couches, a play...
July 23, 2018 - 5:00am
July 11, 2018
Newport, Minn. man charged in Hudson fireworks incident
A Minnesota man had gotten off with a fireworks warning on the Fourth of July in Hudson until he allegedly went after the people who called to...
July 11, 2018 - 10:45am
July 8, 2018
Newport shoots for new trail connection
NEWPORT — Washington County and Newport are partnering to apply for a grant to connect trails on the north end of the city. Though it likely...
July 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 5, 2018
No place to call home: South Washington County teens face homelessness, gaps in service
WASHINGTON COUNTY — For a staggering number of students in the South Washington County School District, there is no home for them to return...
July 5, 2018 - 5:00pm
June 15, 2018
Charges: Man attempted to kidnap 5 Newport children
NEWPORT — A near-miss kidnapping of five children June 13 has left Newport residents rattled. Vanholy Var, 36, of St. Paul, was under a 48-hour...
June 15, 2018 - 11:59am