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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
HERO Center plan OK'd; new sign at River Oaks: Cottage Grove City Council briefs
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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
Letter: Paid family and medical leave
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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
March 12, 2019
Editorial: Keep the sun shining on your government
Rain may be falling, but this is Sunshine Week regardless of the weather. Sunshine Week is the nationwide celebration of your access to public...
March 12, 2019 - 8:00pm
January 23, 2019
Editorial: Do something about that ice dam
Temperatures keep dropping. Snow keeps falling. The season of ice dams has arrived. The trouble — especially with a snow-covered roof...
January 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
January 3, 2019
Here are the new words Merriam-Webster added in 2018
English is a language that is constantly evolving, and every year, new words are added to the dictionaries. This past year, Merriam-Webster...
January 3, 2019 - 5:00am
December 17, 2018
Dayton's legacy is as champion for Students, teachers and schools
When Gov. Mark Dayton and I took office in 2011, Minnesota faced a $6 billion shortfall, and the state's public schools had weathered more...
December 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
September 7, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
ST. PAUL—Almost every morning when I come to work, part of the trip is on a 10-lane-wide stretch of freeway. It is a long ways from my...
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am
September 5, 2018
Minnesota prison tense amid workplace walkout, doubling of assaults against guards
STILLWATER, Minn.—About 30 employees on Wednesday refused to work in the Stillwater prison workshop where a corrections officer was killed,...
September 5, 2018 - 7:49pm
August 18, 2018
Minnesota state primary results: Walz, Johnson led in Washington County
Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz will be Minnesotans' choices for governor this fall. "I think we sent a message, people want something different,"...
August 18, 2018 - 9:57am
August 14, 2018
Walz, Johnson win governor primaries; to face off in fall
ST. PAUL -- Jeff Johnson and Tim Walz will be Minnesotans' choices for governor this fall. "I think we sent a message, people want something...
August 14, 2018 - 10:07pm
August 12, 2018
Editorial: Time to vote in the primary
If you're thinking about skipping Tuesday's primary election, think again. Our representative form of government uses primaries for two main...
August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
August 10, 2018
Interest in Minnesota primary seems high
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—Minnesotans are interested in the primary election. Almost triple the number of early ballots have been cast compared...
August 10, 2018 - 2:53pm
Minnesota Attorney General Swanson denies pressuring employees to work for campaign
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson denies allegations that an aide hired workers in her state office to do campaign work....
August 10, 2018 - 2:22pm
August 3, 2018
Minnesota GOP governor candidates come with differences
ST. PAUL—Minnesota Republicans should know something about their two major governor candidates in the Aug. 14 primary election. Jeff Johnson...
August 3, 2018 - 3:40pm
July 27, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Minnesota struggles in dealing with sex offenders
ST. PAUL—Dealing with sex offenders has been one of Minnesota's most difficult problems for at least 15 years.
July 27, 2018 - 10:32am
July 1, 2018
Letter: Stop the talking and put words into action
I call on every youtuber, every social media voice, every news anchor (radio and TVB), every local politician (city and state) who wants to make...
July 1, 2018 - 5:00am