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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
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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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Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Looking for a unique Valentine gift for your loved one or friends? Look no further than a Singing Valentine from the Croix Chordsmen. You may...
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January 12, 2018
Health briefs: Allina Health announces restricted hospital visitor guidelines; Tips on joining a health club
Allina Health announces restricted visitor guidelines for all hospitals Starting this month, Allina Health will implement restricted visitor guidelines to protect patients and staff due to influenza. The guidelines are: • Children under the age of 5 are asked not to visit patients....
January 12, 2018 - 1:10pm
January 10, 2018
Warm this afternoon, but snow is in the forecast
Temperatures could climb to as high as the mid-40s Wednesday, Jan. 10, but snow and freezing weather is back in the forecast. The National Weather...
January 10, 2018 - 12:15pm
December 27, 2017
Update: Footprints, loose pooch led police to missing Prescott man
PRESCOTT — Reports of a man missing in dangerous temperatures ended with him being found cold, but alive. Prescott Police Chief Rob Funk...
December 27, 2017 - 12:05pm
December 6, 2017
Health briefs: Small-group training classes offered in New Richmond; Lifeguards, swim instructors needed at Hudson YMCA
Minnesota Department of Health used a petitioning process to solicit public input on potential qualifying conditions. The process included public comments, a citizens' review panel and a set of research summaries for each condition prepared by MDH staff.
December 6, 2017 - 6:24am
December 4, 2017
Making a difference one child at a time: Looking at foster care in western Wisconsin
Town of Oak Grove resident Tom Winkler was working at the St. Croix County Jail as a chaplain's assistant. One day, an inmate told him, "it was...
December 4, 2017 - 7:26pm
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
August 1, 2012
New Richmond WI Cancer Center gives Wisconsin patients a choice
NEW RICHMOND -- The Cancer Center of Western Wisconsin has many milestones to celebrate at its first anniversary. The New Richmond facility,...
August 1, 2012 - 2:01pm
July 3, 2012
Authorities search for missing 5-year-old in Pierce County, Wis.
PRESCOTT - Pierce County authorities are still looking for volunteers to help in the search of a missing Prescott area boy. The five-year old...
July 3, 2012 - 5:45pm
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 22, 2011
Minnesota driver killed in rollover in town of Clifton (Wis.)
A 27-year-old St. Paul Park, Minn., man died after his vehicle overturned before dawn Tuesday morning, Nov. 22, on County Road F just north of Hwy. 29. Pierce County Sheriff deputies identified the victim as Richard O. Faulkner. He was driving south in a 2006 Dodge Charger. Faulkner...
November 22, 2011 - 2:10pm
March 18, 2011
UPDATE: Stillwater bridge project gaining bi-partisan support
A small group of local residents showed up to cheer a group of politicians who toured the Stillwater, Minn. lift bridge Friday afternoon, March...
March 18, 2011 - 2:35pm
March 2, 2011
IGH driver hurt when semi's collide along I-94
An Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man was seriously injured early Wednesday when the semi he was driving left I-94 and struck a disabled semi-rig which was parked along the eastbound freeway lanes. Jason B. Joerjan, 23, was transported to Luther Hospital with injuries described by the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:50pm
December 23, 2009
DNR trailing cougar across 3 counties; tips offered to avoid confrontation
EAU CLAIRE - Biologists with the state Department of Natural Resources have tracked what could be the same cougar through parts of St. Croix,...
December 23, 2009 - 7:59am
December 14, 2009
Minnesota, Wisconsin end tax talks
A $40 million disagreement means people who live in Minnesota or Wisconsin and work in the other state will need to file income tax returns in both. "A final nail in the issue," is how Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Ward Einess described the situation. The commissioner and Wisconsin...
December 14, 2009 - 10:45am