14 hrs ago
St. Cloud Times
BCA investigating after Minnesota inmate found strangled
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating the killing of a prison inmate who was strangled in his cell.
20 hrs ago
Lake Elmo residents will lose access to county's e-books
Lake Elmo's smoldering book battle with Washington County has been rekindled, with a decision to yank e-book privileges from city residents.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Where to Recycle Your Old Holiday Lights
Written by Chris Steller Your holiday lights have seen better days, you can now find a good home at a nearby recycling drop-off site.
16-Year-Old Found Guilty In Adult Court Of Robberies, Burglaries
The Washington County Attorney's Office announced that a 16-year-old boy, who was certified as an adult in court, has pleaded guilty in connection to a crime spree in Cottage Grove.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Briefs: New trail would open west side of Lake Elmo Park Reserve
The Woodbury Historical Society has published a new book, “Shadows of Time,” that looks at the 168 surviving railroad depots in Minnesota, including 53 that are on the National Register of Historic Places.
Washington County police blotter
A driver in the area of 40th Street and Manning Avenue was given a written warning for having a crack across most of the car's windshield.
Early Washington County tax notice doesn't include school levies
Nearly 100,000 preliminary tax notices arriving in Washington County mailboxes come with an asterisk this year because they don't include costs of several voter-approved school levies.
Scandia farm -- scene of horses' mysterious deaths -- familiar to police due to past calls
Gloria Fritz watches as one of two prize American Saddlebred mares are pulled from a shallow grave in a corn field in Scandia.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Class Act blog outtakes
Sharon Van Leer, a multicultural affairs specialist at A William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, had her election to the South Washington County school board affirmed recently.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Tougher testing possible for drug felons who get public aid
Drug felons on the public aid rolls soon will need to prove they're clean to be eligible for cash assistance.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Commissioner's words about 'smell zone' raise stink in Newport
South St. Paul and its neighbors have created a reputation for malodorousness. And although residents hotly debate whether the reputation is deserved, it lingers in the air like smoke on a calm day.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Teacher, lifelong learner
Small slips of paper line the "Wonder Wall" in Megan Zachman's second-grade classroom at Middleton Elementary in Woodbury.
Public Notices, Foreclosure Notices & Legal Notices in the Oakdale - Lake Elmo Review.
Settlement may end Newport resident's long feud with police
In his decade-long feud with Newport police, Paul Hansen says that he has been threatened and wrongly accused and that his civil rights were violated.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Arts briefs: Afton Village Holiday set Dec. 6-7
Afton's Village Holiday, a two-day, old-fashioned festive celebration, will take place Dec. 6-7 in the city's historic downtown.
Recycling kicks into overdrive in Washington County
Striving to set a better example for recycling, Washington County offices have engaged in an aggressive campaign to divert 70 percent of what's thrown into garbage cans to greener uses.
Washington County police blotter
A group of males were reported skateboarding on long boards at very high speeds on the roadway in the area of 50th Street and River Road.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
South Washington school board recount does not change outcome
A 10-hour hand recount of votes in the race for a South Washington County school board seat did not change the outcome of the Nov. 5 election.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Minnesota groundwater study raises worry about future of wells
A Department of Natural Resources plan to rein in the spiraling use of limited groundwater has local officials worried that approvals for new wells may be harder to come by in the future.
Chisago County Press
Chisago Lakes District aiming for metro designation over rural
The Chisago Lakes School Board decided last week at the regular meeting that it no longer wants the district to be classified as "rural" when it comes to school funding.