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Once Anita E. Buck found her love of history, it caught on big, inspiring a passion for chronicling the St. Croix River Valley’s rich past.…
The updated crossing in Washington County will help clear clogged portion.
The span will close in April for conversion and not reopen until June 2019.
Reservations surge for camp in Washington County that has been helping veterans heal since the 1920s.
Voters in Falcon Heights were opting for new faces at City Hall on Tuesday in the wake of the fatal shooting within their borders of…
The $646 million bridge, with a design so rare it's only the second of its type in the U.S., required a congressional exemption to span the federally protected river prized for its natural beauty.
Board won't say what the probe is about, but one member insists it has nothing to do with the recent controversy surrounding the closing of three schools.
River Grove charter school near Stillwater sticks with nature.
Homeowners blame a street project for poor drainage. City says it's searching for a permanent solution.
Ali Adsit will tell her story at an October fundraising event for the EVOLVE adoption agency.
Housing starts in western Wisconsin's St. Croix County show signs of recovery after a flood of foreclosures during the Great Recession.
Weekend boaters warned to keep speeds to 5 mph.
Environmental improvements on both sides of the St. Croix River are driven by an influx of funding.
The "Speak Up" campaign is designed to protect women and girls.
Harvey Kneif, employed by Washington County schools, now charged with 10 counts.
Users want more space, defying a recent trend to shrink in favor of digital collections.
Washington County's is up from recent years; Hennepin and Ramsey stay about same.
Some motorists might have avoided the old Stillwater Lift Bridge.
Repairs will be made to the second landing of the stairway, as well as an adjoining wall.
Thurlee and Roylee Belfrey withheld taxes but never paid the government. Ex-mayor, in separate case, admitted to tax fraud.
Bob Hautman painted a pair mallards to win his third contest.
Point Douglas Trail will connect to Hastings bridge next June.
Council member alleged retaliation over his views on waste site near school.
The state doesn't have a comprehensive database tracking the fraudsters, who are getting increasingly creative.
Shaun Michael Maubach was also dealing methamphetamine, Washington County complaint alleges.
The postwar films created a precious archive of city's rich history.
Public records attorney says districts need to improve their response to Minnesota law.
The National Park Service job oversees two major rivers that were placed into federal protection in 1968.
Aaron Harper, who led the opening of East Ridge, won't serve time in jail, a judge decides.
Planning begins for short but well-traveled stretch of Third Street, post-Lift Bridge.
Incidents occurred at Mississippi Dunes, where women were groped and a bar manager was fired, order says.
The Tucker Center for Research on Girls & Women in Sport remains the only research center of its kind.
David Edward Williams Jr. beat his mother with a hammer, complaint says.
New construction in the east metro county could ease homeowners' burden of 6.9% property tax increase.
The bridge is permanently closed to car traffic, but the bridge will endure as a pedestrian and bicycle path.
Hours earlier, hundreds of onlookers applaud a four-lane crossing, decades in the making.
Celebration will combine with classic car show.
Hush money would buy "silence" on false accusation of child sexual assault. Police are investigating.
Buses will ferry spectators to the Wednesday event in Oak Park Heights.
The shutdown over contamination ends Tuesday, but restrictions will be in place and enforced.
A City Council member in the Washington County city of Grant is suing the mayor and other City Council members, alleging retaliation for his “environmental…
Rep. Adam Jarchow takes on Murr land-rights issue despite high court ruling.
Wis. legislators offer bills allowing firm on St. Croix to bypass zoning laws.
The city, and Washington County, teamed up to correct long-standing problems with streets, sewage and flooding.
The move replaces an existing quarter-cent tax before CTIB dissolves itself.
City had checked out after dispute over services.
Cars will begin to cross "within a day or two" of the ribbon-cutting, MnDOT official says.
Parents, at Lake Elmo park and elsewhere, warned to be vigilant with children in water.
Color guide explains what must be done before investing money in new buildings or remodeling.
An Oakdale school principal found dead in a Woodbury park died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said Thursday.
Cause of death under investigation, police say.
Plaza will replace traffic jams when Stillwater Lift Bridge closes.
On a July night in 1951, a young doctor was sweeping the floor at the new St. Louis Park Medical Center when parents with a…
Denial means district could proceed with shutdowns if the school board decides to do that.
The mayor and City Council voted 4-1 in favor of a new three-year contract with the force.
Outsourcing trend weighs cutting costs, local control.
A local officer connected with Washington County's Dan Starry and his brother.
More than 1,000 students left the school.
Aaron Harper, former head of East Ridge High School, resigned in 2014.
Stillwater attorney hadn't yet responded to proposal to back away from suits.
Water clarity was suffering at the Washington County recreational gem.
Anger is running high in Forest Lake over a proposal to eliminate the city's police department and contract instead for law enforcement services with the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
Adult charges dropped for now after deal reached in St. Croix County.
A $3.5 million construction project will transform the tattered Cottage Grove site.
Poor procedures blamed for loss of money, drugs and guns; no criminal charges expected.
Harvey Kneifl, charged on six counts, made his first appearance in court Friday.
The school district has placed the suspect on leave. Allegations involve at least six preschool girls, and police are investigating whether there are more.
Female inmates in Wisconsin were assaulted dozens of times by guard.
More than 20 businesses are open or are under construction now at the site of the former State Farm headquarters.
Washington County investigators tracked nearly 75,000 ads in different categories.
Cottage Grove murder-for-hire suspect back in jail after allegedly trying to track son via smartwatch
Stephen Carl Allwine charged with killing wife alleged to attempt contact with son through GPS on a smartwatch.
Parents allege district lacked sufficient evidence to close the schools, while the district says board has 'wide latitude' to decide.
The dispute resembles arguments over proposed Muslim cemeteries in other parts of the country, as well as a recent example in Dakota County.
Opponents of Stillwater board's decision point to insufficient evidence.
Stephen Carl Allwine, 43, is accused of shooting Amy Allwine and trying to disguise the death as suicide.
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