2 hrs ago
Oak Park Heights: Suddenly closed road may soon be replaced
The dozen or so residents affected, who learned of the closure just a few days before it happened, say the north end of their gravel road provided a safe exit from their neighborhood in winter; at the south end is a steep grade that is impassable when icy.
6 hrs ago
For Washington County, Legislature had ups, downs
Washington County appears to have won funding for a key trail bridge and gained power to develop bus transit.
11 hrs ago
Take a hike – Nordic style
A free Nordic walking class through the wooded scenery of William O'Brien State Park is planned for noon on June 2. The park is at 16821 O'Brien Trail N., Marine on St.
15 hrs ago
One Last Special Song for Zach, A Hand for Oklahoma: East Metro Rewind
Below is a list of top stories from Patch sites in the East Metro including Oakdale , Woodbury , Stillwater and Hudson .
Fri May 24, 2013
No-wake zone launched at St. Croix bridge site
For the next four years, a mile-long stretch of the popular river will see decreased speed limits for boats to protect work crews.
Truck Driver with Great Timing Saves Man's Life
A truck driver with incredible timing and quick thinking helped save the life of a man whose pickup had flipped into a roadside pond, WCCO.com reports.
Thu May 23, 2013
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Viral Video Inspires Patrick Henry Students
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Bring your garden into the kitchen
Beth Dooley, author of "Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmer's Market Cookbook," is an expert at bringing the garden into the kitchen.
Wed May 22, 2013
6th Annual Flipped Conference to be Live Streamed for Worldwide Access
Virtual attendees can participate in keynote sessions with speakers Jon [ Read More ] Read more with registration.
Minn. teen whose farewell song became web hit dies
3, 2012. "She's strong enough to share the load with me, said Sobiech. . Zach Sobiech, left, plays guitar as his friend Samantha "Sammy" Brown,foreground, sings a song they wrote earlier that night called 'Star Hopping' in Lakeland, Minn., on Dec.
Best patios in the Twin Cities area: Pioneer Press picks
The new patio at Green Room is the first rooftop patio in downtown Stillwater with a bird's-eye view of the St.
State corrections employees 'falling through the cracks'
A former Minnesota Department of Corrections employee who no longer can work because of a prison assault could lose his employee insurance.
Tue May 21, 2013
"Clouds" singer known for viral hit dies from osteosarcoma
Zach Sobiech's battle with cancer may have ended, but the inspirational message he put out for millions will surely endure.
MnDOT to Host St. Croix River Crossing Project 'Groundbreaking' in Stillwater
MnDOT will host an official "groundbreaking " for the St. Croix River Crossing Project on Tuesday, May 28 at Lowell Park in downtown Stillwater.
Pete Orput: Prosecutor at large
The Washington County attorney is about to try two high-profile murder cases, including a controversial one in Little Falls.
Mon May 20, 2013
New St. Croix River Bridge a learning opportunity for students
Seventh-graders at St. Croix Catholic School in Stillwater listen to MnDOT's Jon Chiglo talk about building the new St.
Sun May 19, 2013
Minnesota's Prison System: Judge Greg Galler
You probably know that there are two prisons in Washington County: The Stillwater prison and the Oak Park Heights prison.
Sat May 18, 2013
Woodbury Eats, Pet Place in Oakdale, One Historic Vote: East Metro Rewind
Some of this week's top stories include: Stillwater Eric Richard pleaded not guilty to first-degree assault charges Friday morning in relation to the death of Adam McCloud after an altercation last year at a bar in downtown Stillwater.
Fri May 17, 2013
Stillwater man in court for first time since murder charges dropped
But when Eric Kaprice Richard II appears in court Friday, May 17, he'll be answering to a single assault charge instead.
Thu May 16, 2013
Washington County: Drug-theft trial set for former sheriff's deputy
A former Washington County sheriff's deputy, accused of stealing prescription drugs meant to be discarded, had his first court appearance Thursday morning, May 16.