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July 16, 2018
Lower Grey Cloud Island — nestled between Mooers Lake and the Mississippi River — has been planned for a regional park for over a decade. Washington County recently purchased a parcel on the island to move toward that goal. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
County chips away at regional park purchases
18 hours 43 min ago
July 11, 2018
Wheelage tax increase approved: County Board briefs
July 11, 2018 - 10:00pm
Citizen-Business Working Group announces member lineup
July 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
July 9, 2018
3M working groups launch this month
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am
July 8, 2018
In conjunction with Washington County, the city of Newport is hoping to build a trail from Maxwell Avenue to 20th Street by 2023. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
Newport shoots for new trail connection
July 8, 2018 - 6:00am
July 3, 2018
ERRORs team members (from left) Iaong Lor, Kennedy Uzpen and Alex Gerber show off their robot CubERRt at the June 21, 2018, South Washington County School Board meeting. William Loeffler / RiverTown Multimedia
Automatic moment: East Ridge robot struts its stuff
July 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
July 2, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announces Monday, July 2, 2018, that she is sueing the maker of OxyCotin pain killer over claims the company made, including that it was safer than it is. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota sues over opioid crisis
July 2, 2018 - 3:12pm
County Board briefs: Intersection repair contract awarded; Parks and Rec month declared
July 2, 2018 - 10:02am
June 28, 2018
The new locker rooms will be added to the west end of the ice arena. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove Ice Arena addition to include more locker rooms
June 28, 2018 - 5:00am
June 27, 2018
Minnesota legislators talk before a meeting about the state vehicle registration and title system. From left are Rep. Paul Torkelson of Hanska, Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson and Rep. Dave Baker of Willmar. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS better, but no money to finish fixing it
June 27, 2018 - 4:26pm
Granular-activated carbon (GAC) filters were added to wells in Cottage Grove last June. The city of St. Paul Park plans to do the same in the coming months. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Paul Park opts for temporary GAC filtration
June 27, 2018 - 1:20pm
June 26, 2018
The original floor plan of the HERO Center will likely be pared down to make up for receiveing less than requested in the state bonding bill. Courtesy of the city of Woodbury
HERO Center slips into city budgets
June 26, 2018 - 9:34am
June 22, 2018
President Donald Trump waves to the crowd at Amsoil Arena at the conclusion of his Duluth, Minn., speech on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Bob King / Forium News Service
Capitol Chatter: Trump seeks 2020 Minnesota win
June 22, 2018 - 2:08pm
Jim Kelly with the Minnesota Department of Health (left) and St. Paul Park resident Jeff Haggerty discuss the current state of perfluorochemicals in city water. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
St. Paul Park discusses PFC solutions
June 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
June 21, 2018
Representatives appointed to 3M working groups
June 21, 2018 - 2:43pm
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