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County Board approves boost to licensing center staff
East Ridge and Woodbury high schoolers earn distinctions
Students awarded for Pledge to Graduate
Minn. plans extra speeding enforcement in July
Inclusive playground snags parks and rec award
crime and courts
Track and Field: East Ridge's Weiss scores double win in SEC track and field meet
Girls Golf: Woodbury's Aayushi Sarkar named SEC individual champion
Softball: Wolfpack rallies to nip Raptors in the 10th
Baseball: New Life Academy has no trouble in opening round of sectionals
Teams, coaches, players face challenges of transportation for sports
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
arts and entertainment
FORECLOSURE POSTPONEMENT: MERS v. Blasha Thor and Jodi L. Rasmussen-Thor
SoWashCo School Board. Minutes for 5/10/18
COTTAGE GROVE POLICE DEPT: Vehicle Auction: viewing 5:30pm, auction 6:00pm.
PUBLIC NOTICE: Cottage Grove Solar Garden - Environ. Assessment
NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF Minnesota Employee Recreation and Services Council
St. Paul Park refinery sold with company to Marathon
3rd Act Brewery celebrates groundbreaking in Woodbury
Merchants Bank in the Twin Cities Helps Organization to Another Record Year; Advisory Board Reappointed
Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Names Todd Seidl
Chamber puts it all into Business Showcase for 50th anniversary
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Patricia M. Redding
Janet L. Yost
Norma J. Kirchner
Bernice M. Sumner
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
Karla Bigham - Fighting for
Column: Academic year was one of achievements
Angie Hong column: The do-good guide to gardening
Viewpoint: Successes include safeguarding 3M settlement monies
Letter to the Editor: Yo-Yo economics, not tax cuts
Letter to the editor: Thank Lewis for supporting the Financial Choice Act
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February 12, 2018
Bigham bests McNamara in special election challenge
Karla Bigham will take her seat in the Senate when the Legislative session starts Feb. 20, after securing a tight victory over Denny McNamara...
February 12, 2018 - 11:55pm
February 8, 2018
PACs, special interests flood area mailboxes with political ads
Special interests, political action committees and state party offices are out to sway votes in the Feb. 12 special state Senate election, with...
February 8, 2018 - 8:30am
February 6, 2018
Senate candidates face off at forum
With less than two weeks left before the Feb. 12 Senate special election, candidates Denny McNamara, R-Hastings, and Karla Bigham, DFL-Cottage...
February 6, 2018 - 4:30pm
January 29, 2018
Three candidates battle for state Senate seat
Three candidates are battling it out in a state Senate special election Feb. 12 that could narrow control of the Senate. The Senate seat was...
January 29, 2018 - 10:30pm
McNamara clinches Republican spot
Longtime Legislator Denny McNamara beat out newcomer James E. Brunsgaard III in a Republican primary challenge Jan. 29. After winning 85 percent...
January 29, 2018 - 10:15pm
January 25, 2018
Candidates to face off in Republican primary Jan. 29
Denny McNamara and James E. Brunsgaard III will face off in a primary Jan. 29 to secure the Republican spot on a Senate District 54 special election...
January 25, 2018 - 1:56pm
January 13, 2018
Four file for special election to replace Minn. state senator tied up in sexual harassment claims
SOUTH ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Two east metro politicians and a first-time candidate with behind-the-scenes political experience are running to fill...
January 13, 2018 - 9:16am
December 5, 2017
Holmstadt, McNamara eye Senate seat as Franke opts against run; Schoen submits resignation letter
Area Republicans will have to choose who they want in an upcoming Minnesota Senate special election. Leilani Holmstadt of Cottage Grove joined...
December 5, 2017 - 9:10am
November 22, 2017
The race to replace Schoen: Bigham is in, McNamara ‘strongly leaning toward’ a run
Two former lawmakers could square off in a bid to return to the Minnesota Legislature.
November 22, 2017 - 2:05pm
December 29, 2016
2016 in review: What made news in south Washington County
An election shake-up South Washington County saw a number of changes on Election Day. Longtime Sen. Katie Sieben, DFL-Cottage Grove, did not...
December 29, 2016 - 1:00pm
June 1, 2016
McNamara to retire; Cottage Grove's Tony Jurgens files for GOP in 54B
Tony Jurgens said he and Rep. Denny McNamara had talked over the years about whether he’d be interested in running for the Minnesota House...
June 1, 2016 - 10:53am
May 12, 2016
Sunday liquor sales effort sinks again
Minnesotans who forget to buy booze will remain out of luck on Sundays after the state House Thursday rejected a proposal to allow liquor stores to be open seven days a week.
May 12, 2016 - 6:11pm
December 17, 2009
Viewpoint: How would you solve budget woes?
On Dec. 2, several of my House colleagues and I attended a meeting with state economists to discuss Minnesota's financial situation. I admit I wasn't expecting much holiday cheer from these folks, but I also wasn't expecting this large of a deficit. The expectation was that Minnesota...
December 17, 2009 - 8:50am
May 6, 2009
Viewpoint: All these tax increases now?
Despite the tough times that we are going through with many of our neighbors losing their jobs, the Minnesota Legislature passed a number of job-killing, pocketbook- emptying and downright wrong tax increases in our tax bills last week. What in the world is going on? To be honest,...
May 6, 2009 - 11:07am
February 5, 2009
Viewpoint: Governor's budget a solid plan
On Jan. 27, Gov. Tim Pawlenty released his budget recommendations for the 2010-2011 biennium. Overall, I thought Pawlenty did a good job of recognizing our state's core priorities as we try to eliminate a $4.8 billion budget deficit. When you face a shortfall of this magnitude, you...
February 5, 2009 - 10:47am