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September 17, 2018
Cottage Grove City Council candidates Dwayne Brauch, Steve Dennis, Chad Poitra, Dave Thiede and Jerret Wright debated at the League of Women Voters candidate forum Sept. 11. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Business, infrastructure the focus of candidate forum
September 17, 2018 - 4:30pm
Shuxin Lan
Charges: massage parlor used for human trafficking
September 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Brenda Green (far left) is comforted Sept. 17, 2018, by a neighbor after an early morning fire destroyed her home on St. Croix Trail Lane in Hastings. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Family of 5 escapes Hastings house fire
September 17, 2018 - 1:35pm
September 14, 2018
Motorists, riders urged to use caution along Scenic River Routes for this weekend's Flood Run
September 14, 2018 - 11:10am
St. Paul Park firefighter Jeremy Bourasa and Krista Boland wed at the St. Paul Park Fire Station Sept. 1. Just as they were posing this photo,  a report came of a major house fire in Cottage Grove. Bourasa donned his safety gear, left his bride and jumped aboard a pumper truck to go help. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Fireman weds, then dashes off to help douse house fire
September 14, 2018 - 9:22am
Jeremy Bourasa had just married Krista Boland at St. Paul Park Fire Station when he left to help extinguish a structure fire in Cottage Grove. William Loeffler / RiverTown Mutltimedia
St. Paul Park fireman says "I do," then leaves to help douse house fire
September 14, 2018 - 8:31am
September 13, 2018
Wabasha man sentenced for solicitation
September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm
Wayne Johnson
Johnson runs unopposed for Washington County D4 seat; Swenson reaffirms decision to withdraw
September 13, 2018 - 6:00am
September 12, 2018
The city, Washington County and Mesaba Capital are considering several possibilities for the reconstruction of the library and the proposed construction of an apartment building with a retial component, including the two sketches shown. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Old City Hall site could become market rate apartments
September 12, 2018 - 6:00pm
Stan Karwoski and Julie Ohs
Washington County Board candidates talk transportation, 3M settlement
September 12, 2018 - 10:03am
Around Minnesota, winters just aren't as cold as they used to be. DNR climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld produced this graphic showing how Grand Rapids is losing its coldest temperature readings, which are usually collected overnight. The 1930s was something of an anomaly, he said, because the drought years caused colder temperatures. Source: Minnesota DNR
Experts say Minnesota's climate changing faster than other states
September 12, 2018 - 9:14am
September 10, 2018
Dayton orders flags at half-staff for 9/11 anniversary
September 10, 2018 - 7:02pm
September 8, 2018
Brian North, Tricia Hintz, Mary and Dave North stand with the Newport Center's polar bear. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
True North: Newport Drug and North Pole owners retire after combined 83 years
September 8, 2018 - 7:30am
September 7, 2018
Senyen Vang
Complaint: Woman connected to animal-fighting operation tried sneaking out pounds of meth
September 7, 2018 - 4:03pm
Capitol Chatter: Rural guy in big cities for a reason
September 7, 2018 - 7:00am