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Ward to retire from MN House after 2018 session
News briefs: Police seek volunteer reserve officers, Absentee voting begins in Senate District 54
Minn. roundup: Pawlenty says he won't run against Smith for U.S. Senate; Looking for contraband, Stillwater prison unit was in lockdown
Grant funds new sergeant, new task force on sex trafficking
Allwine jury selection begins
crime and courts
Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
Girls' hockey: Offensive mindset starts to pay off for Wolfpack
Eagles felled by last-second shot
Big second half lifts Royals past Raptors
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
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
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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crime and courts
December 19, 2017
Woodbury man jailed for child pornography possession
A Woodbury man accused of archiving more than 22,000 digital images of child pornography will spend 120 days in jail. Nickolas Daniel Kroening,...
December 19, 2017 - 5:06pm
2 life sentences for Minn. man who murdered woman, unborn child
HASTINGS, Minn. — A Dakota County jury convicted a 24-year-old Brooklyn Park man Monday, Dec. 18, in the January deaths of an Eagan woman...
December 19, 2017 - 11:14am
December 16, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Arguing women banned from store; Bullets found on street
Equipment was stolen from a construction trailer at Cottage Grove Ravine Park, 9653 Keats Ave., Nov. 20. Trailer windows were broken and the...
December 16, 2017 - 8:12pm
December 15, 2017
Cottage Grove police cite Carbone's and Applebee's for selling to minors
Two Cottage Grove restaurants failed a compliance check last month, when waitresses sold alcohol to underage patrons Nov. 30.
December 15, 2017 - 8:30am
December 13, 2017
Police arrest man Cottage Grove strangulation, kidnapping case
Police say a man broke into a Cottage Grove woman's home and assaulted her while holding her hostage for several hours.
December 13, 2017 - 3:38pm
Four teens arrested for car thefts in Cottage Grove
Police arrested three juveniles and one 18-year-old for motor vehicle theft, and they are also suspected in multiple other vehicle tampering...
December 13, 2017 - 8:39am
December 9, 2017
Newport public safety reports: Dumpster diving; Suspicious knocking
A resident in the 1300 block of 10th Street reported Nov. 23 that a male had been in her dumpster the day before. She visually identified the...
December 9, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 8, 2017
Woman sues after bite from St. Paul police dog searching for burglary suspect
ST. PAUL — A regular Saturday morning turned into a nightmare for a St. Paul woman as she took her garbage out and found herself being...
December 8, 2017 - 9:59am
December 7, 2017
Newport, refinery butt heads over buffer land
For many years the St. Paul Park refinery — currently owned by Andeavor — has been acquiring land for what's known as a buffer zone, much...
December 7, 2017 - 3:28pm
December 2, 2017
St. Paul Park police reports: School bus assault; suspicious activity
A 10-year-old St. Paul Park male was assaulted on the school bus Nov. 10 by another 10-year-old student.
December 2, 2017 - 8:00pm
December 1, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Home, vehicle egged; Loose pig
Property damage An unknown person threw a rock through a window in the 7700 block of Hinton Avenue Nov. 15. Loss: $150. Trespassing A 16-year-old...
December 1, 2017 - 8:45am
November 29, 2017
Man to serve 20 years for Woodbury hammer attack
A man who held his parents captive and repeatedly beat his mother's head with a hammer will serve 20 years in prison following his Nov. 22 sentencing...
November 29, 2017 - 9:00pm
November 25, 2017
Newport public safety reports: 7 vehicles broken into
Theft A Newport man reported his 1998 Chevy van stolen from the 1300 block of Hastings Avenue Nov. 7. There are no suspects. An unknown male...
November 25, 2017 - 9:58pm
November 21, 2017
Former golf course employee accused of embezzlement
A Hastings man is due in court next month on allegations he embezzled more than $70,000 from a Prescott-area golf course. Pierce County prosecutors...
November 21, 2017 - 8:24am
November 18, 2017
Newport public safety reports: Teens spotted in backyard; Lawn ornaments broken
Four juveniles were reported in a backyard in the 700 block of 21st Street Nov. 4. They fled down the street. It was unknown what they were doing....
November 18, 2017 - 8:00pm