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Superintendent wants a delayed vote. Opposing parents say she's stalling and want the plan voted down.
The superintendent wants to push vote back to March 3, following a public hearing.
Judge says company waited too long to disqualify law firm.
A Chisago County man, Aaron Schnagl, was found guilty of third-degree murder Friday evening for providing the cocaine that killed Danielle Jelinek. But the jury found him not guilty of concealing her body.
Aaron Schnagl also testifies he did not hide Danielle Jelinek's body.
A new superintendent’s controversial proposal to close three elementary schools in the Stillwater district — scheduled for a vote by the school board next week…
Being widely known as National Teacher of the Year didn’t faze Mary Beth Blegen, who patted President Clinton on the shoulder after he spoke in…
Machines claw away the last pieces of State Farm building's hulking legacy.
A furious confrontation between the Stillwater school district and parents is roiling the district's plan to shutter two highly ranked elementary schools.
The river bluff park north of Stillwater will be made more accessible thanks to a grant.
National Park Service's Chris Stein to aid Chicago site.
A decade after work began to reduce PFCs, east-metro residents down to safe levels.
Lawyers for both sides made opening statements Monday in the Chisago County murder trial.
Prosecutors say Aaron Schnagl caused the death of Danielle Jelinek, who was missing for 5 months.
Prostitution of children is a serious problem and a major crimes prosecutor is leading a team effort in response.
The new St. Croix River bridge won't open until late 2017, a full year after originally planned, because of equipment problems, material shortages and weather delays.
The city has been reeling over disclosures of scandalous behavior by some former officers and a discovery that an unsecured evidence room was a mess.
Attorney says legal delay from school bond dispute could add millions to building costs.
Cities and Gateway trail users had protested, saying the initial decision had surprised them.
Park amenity will be 2 feet shallower and include updates when it reopens in June.
Council might take up motion saying he is unwelcome in city.
New policy was suspended after coaches and park managers talked to state.
Trail attracts hundreds of thousands of users a year.
The second-warmest autumn on record in Minnesota has kept cross-country skiing at bay, sidelining recreationists eager to start the season.
Three plaintiffs allege vote recount led to wrongful passage of $96M measure.
Proposed property tax increase is first in years.
The rag factory was part of the state's early Jewish history and now will be repurposed.
Engineers are beginning to fix one of the most daunting intersections in Washington County — a year after it was rebuilt as part of the…
Damon M. DiMartino took most of the girl's earnings, forced her to distribute drugs, complaint says.
Construction complexities of the massive project force completion delay.
Evidence room management was way 'out of whack,' sheriff says.
Prosecutors, law enforcement, social services team up to counter crimes against kids via the Internet.
Near centennial, agency works to engage youth more attuned to technology, not nature.
The Washington County Sheriff's Office wants more conversations in less-emotional settings.
County Commission will weigh higher daily rates.
Invasive pest could spread quickly so county wants task force with cities' involvement.
There’s a 1939 film clip that shows Lois Best Herman singing and smiling next to a very young Lawrence Welk as his orchestra plays on.…
Henry McCabe went missing on Labor Day. Minnesota's Liberian community organized searches to find him.
CityPlace developer will build an office park in its place.
Husband apologizes for striking his wife; judge gives him 11 years.
Alvin R. Bell, 24, was charged Thursday in the death of a young mother whose apartment was ransacked, charges say.
Summer festival restores its familiar name, but rowdiness of recent years won't come back.
Searchers have offered a $10,000 reward to find Henry McCabe, a Mounds View resident missing since Labor Day. Money will come from the fundraising committee…
Washington County commissioners approved a plan Tuesday to double the hours at the county’s recycling center in Woodbury. In so doing, they hope to attract…
It's the nation's largest-ever event to assemble meals for starving children. Work continues through Sunday.
Allegations: Seventh-grader acted out sexual fetishes, choked herself when "Hero" commanded her to do it.
No trace found of missing Mounds View man. Last call from his cellphone sounded like moaning.
Grand jury ruling replaces lesser charges filed in April. Nathan Eldredge will make a court appearance on Thursday.
Conservation agency tells Washington County, Lake Elmo officials that open spaces proposal lacks support.
Washington County OKs contractor for Historic Courthouse events.
Liberian activist from California urges police to do more to find Henry McCabe.
Public ownership will mean more control over technologies and costs, commissioners say.
Jeremiah D. Johnson found the victim passed out drunk. He carried her to his pickup. Police traced the vehicle to his apartment.
Henry McCabe disappeared on Labor Day. Security video and phone records might offer some clues about what happened to him.
Suspect, 27, accused of second-degree murder.
But a spokesman for Lunda-Ames Joint Venture said they didn't learn of any "alleged issues" until February.
Parcels in Minnesota, Wisconsin, help 'preserve wild and scenic character' of river, advocate says.
The $676 million bridge won't be done by expected deadline in November 2016.
The bodies were discovered after firefighters responded to call of smoke, beeping alarm. A suspect is in custody, police say.
Effort to restore habitat now has 71 groups volunteering to help.
Movers hauled the popular 450-pound Peanuts statue down the road from City Hall.
Thurlee and Roylee Belfrey were implicated in fraud case involving Stillwater accountant Ken Harycki, a former mayor of the city.
The Washington County Historical Society will present its fourth installment of the “Hay Lake Speaker Series” on Sunday, Aug. 23, at 2 p.m. Susan Apps-Bodilly,…
A November hunt will thin a hefty herd by 80 animals. Around the county, deer numbers are about normal.
Three longtime residents of Denmark Township will share memories of the “old days” at a free program Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 7 p.m. at the…
County attorney's request comes during first look at 2016 budget proposals.
Bailey Jordan Garcia, 19, pleaded guilty earlier this year to shooting David Frigaard with a high-powered rifle after Frigaard left the bar he owned in Willnerie.
Phone number "spoofed" to seem like it's sheriff.
Motorists traveling in St. Paul soon will be able to cross Interstate 94 on Hwy. 51/Snelling Avenue, the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) said Thursday.…
County is likely to be placed under emergency quarantine.
Washington County will add a 33.5-acre parcel of land to the Lake Elmo Park Reserve after the County Board approved the purchase July 28. The…
Permits show flood of new construction and store improvements everywhere in the city.
Fewer calls to 911 are coming from home phones. 'This is the age we live in," patrol commander says.
The spending of state grant money to maintain Hwy. 5, now County Road 14, will require a balance between short-term needs and long-term investments, the…
No barriers, no agendas and no crises, just people chatting with sheriff's deputies in a casual setting with coffee.
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