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Oak Park Heights takes second look at moving Highway 36 frontage road
This is a rendering of the new bridge as pictured from the St. Croix River Scenic Overlook in Oak Park Heights.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
BRT not LRT for Gateway Corridor
Bus rapid transit will be the main focus moving forward for the Gateway Corridor -- it was picked as the preferred transit mode by the corridor's Policy Advisory Committee.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
It's showtime at the Washington County Fair
On a sweltering summer day in mid-July, Levi Szajner and his sister Hannah guided their two pigs to a small shaded valley on their family's farm in Lake Elmo.
Special unit takes on environmental cold cases
For Greg Small, a project manager with the site assessment division of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency , aging factories and abandoned industrial sites take on the air of a crime scene.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Route set for Gateway Corridor transit line in east metro
The bus rapid-transit line would start at Woodbury's eastern edge, run along Interstate 94, and end at St. Paul's Union Depot.
Finance and Commerce
Gateway aimed at route less traveled
Aiming for less impact to existing properties and more economic development potential, the alignment for a 12-mile bus rapid transit line from St. Paul's Union Depot to Woodbury will hit less-developed portions of the corridor.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
East metro briefs: Rosalie Wahl documentary earns award
The Washington County Historical Society recently received a Minnesota History Award from the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums for the documentary "Girl from Birch Creek," the story of the life of the late Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Wahl.
Staying in the 'green' pays off
A Duluth firm founded in 1966 has weathered the Great Recession by monitoring sustainability in buildings and more recently in cities.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
South St. Paul cries foul on odors
South St. Paul's smelliness is partially attributed to the meat packing industry that settled there.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Stillwater's Log Jam parade charges politicians $1K to appear
A flooded Lowell Park, with the Stillwater Lift Bridge in the background, in late June 2014.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Gateway Corridor will get buses, not light rail
Bus rapid transit has been officially selected as the preferred option for the Gateway Corridor, knocking light-rail trains out of the running.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Washington County police blotter
A group of 45 or more longboarders were reported on the hill at 45th Street west of St. Croix Trail.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Pipestone County Star
Complaint deemed unfounded
A complaint filed by Mary Ann DeGroot, Pipestone County recorder, against Sharon Hanson, Pipestone County administrator, has been deemed unfounded by an independent investigator.