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Area school closings for Feb. 20, 2019
MNLARS needs at least $61M: Walz proposes fee hikes to pay for it
Here's a quick look at what's in Gov. Tim Walz's first budget request
Who’s getting Met Council money? East Metro transit projects get funded
County joins national initiative to reduce jail bookings, connect mentally ill inmates to help
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Boys Hockey: East Ridge wins play-in game, eyes St. Thomas Academy in section quarterfinals
What does it take to score 100 goals in high school? Wadena's Max Phillips knows.
Nordic Skiing: PWER, Math and Science Academy send skiers to state meet
Boys Hockey: Woodbury, East Ridge receive seeds for section tournament
Alpine Skiing: PWER shows strong runs in the state meet
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: North Ridge Hearing v. Billie Jo Armstrong; Case No. 19-SC-35
Summons: Laurel Aitken vs. Krisnadat Lawrence
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Minnesota debuts new ‘True North’ tourism campaign
Foss Swim School in Woodbury to move to larger space
Newport Collision Center under new ownership
WATCH: You don't need to be a hobbit to live in this River Falls earth-house
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Tina Folch for House Representative
Editorial: Constitutional crisis is true national emergency
Letter: Clearing the air on landfill cleanup
Viewpoint: Big challenges ahead
Editorial: Don't be so quick to plow ahead
Letter: Is Rep. Sandell being inconsistent?
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January 23, 2019
Change in state criteria causes increase in residential well advisories
COTTAGE GROVE — About 43 percent of private east metro wells tested in 2018 led to well advisories, according to a Minnesota Pollution...
January 23, 2019 - 5:00pm
December 27, 2018
Top 10: 3M settled with state for $850 million, work groups work on solutions
After the long 2017 summer of watering bans and new revelations about perfluorochemicals in East Metro drinking water, the state of Minnesota...
December 27, 2018 - 5:00pm
December 26, 2018
Government and 3M working group discusses options for water treatment
COTTAGE GROVE — Three possible solutions to remove chemical pollutants from water in the east metro were introduced Dec. 18 and 19 at the...
December 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 5, 2018
3M working groups set planning, implementation timeline
A little over a year from now, east metro residents can expect to see a plan for drinking water free of perfluorochemicals in their communit...
September 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 22, 2018
3M settlement groups hold inaugural meetings
COTTAGE GROVE — On a wet, rainy summer day, the 3M settlement working groups sat down together for the first time to start brainstorming...
July 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 15, 2018
State to residents: 3M cleanup cash will flow to their faucets first, fish second
COTTAGE GROVE — After nearly eight years of litigation, 3M Corp. has forked over money to fix municipal and private wells polluted by the...
April 15, 2018 - 7:50pm
March 30, 2018
Working groups proposed for $850 million 3M settlement
WASHINGTON COUNTY — Public meetings have been added and rescheduled in light of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and Department of...
March 30, 2018 - 12:31pm
East metro reps take on 3M settlement
ST. PAUL — Attorney General Lori Swanson announced last month that the $850 million settlement negotiated between 3M Corp. and the state...
March 30, 2018 - 6:00am
March 8, 2018
State House analyzes 3M settlement in committee
As the Minnesota Department of Health, Pollution Control Agency and Department of Natural Resources begin forming a working group that will eventually...
March 8, 2018 - 1:32pm
February 23, 2018
Cottage Grove, Woodbury prepare for 3M settlement disbursements
Cottage Grove and Woodbury may finally be getting financing for water treatment after a settlement between 3M Corp. and the state of Minnesota...
February 23, 2018 - 3:50pm
February 22, 2018
3M settlement money earmarked for water improvements
Nearly 24 hours after Attorney General Lori Swanson and 3M Corp. settled their lawsuit for $850 million, Swanson, the Minnesota Pollution Control...
February 22, 2018 - 12:19pm
State settles for $850M in 3M lawsuit
Just before the trial between Minnesota and 3M Corp was set to start more than seven years after filing, the parties agreed to a $850 million...
February 22, 2018 - 8:28am
February 20, 2018
State v. 3M trial halts before it begins
The trial seven years in the making between the state of Minnesota and manufacturing behemoth 3M Corp. has begun. Jury selection began Feb. 20...
February 20, 2018 - 10:10am
February 8, 2018
New MDH analysis finds east metro rates no higher in cancer, low birth rates
New analyses of birth outcomes and rates of cancer in south Washington County released by the Minnesota Department of Health this week show that...
February 8, 2018 - 1:25pm
March 21, 2017
Woodbury High alumnus reflects on transient high school years and desire to give back
Taking the nontraditional road is a path of which Justice Sikakane is well aware. As a high school student, he was unfocused and wasn't always...
March 21, 2017 - 3:00pm