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  1. Body of Missing 24-Year-Old Abbey Russell Found in St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | City Pages

    ... to the Star Tribune . The Ramsey County Medical Examiner confirmed the body was Russell's on Sunday. The Washington County Sheriff is handling the investigation and it does not suspect foul play. It deferred to a statement sent out yesterday and is ...

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  2. Stillwater: Body pulled from St. Croix ID'd as missing womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TwinCities

    Washington County sheriff's deputies search the St. Croix River in a boat as divers prepare to enter the water from a private marina just north of downtown Stillwater on Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015. Crews were looking for Abbey Russell, missing since early Saturday.

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  3. Body Found on St. Croix River Identified as Abbey RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... r roommate heard her cell phone ringing and noticed she was gone. The Stillwater Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff's Office assisted in the search for Russell and in retrieving the body, authorities said.

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  4. Body Pulled From St. Croix Identified As Missing Stillwater WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBS Local

    ... River on Saturday as 24-year-old Abbey Russell, the Stillwater woman who's been missing for a week . The Washington County Sheriff's Office released a statement Sunday afternoon, saying the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office was able to ...

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  5. Body found in St. Croix is officially ID'd as Stillwater womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Star Tribune

    The body of a 24-year-old Stillwater woman, missing since last week, was identified Sunday as the person found a day earlier in the St. Croix River north of Stillwater. The identification of Abbey Russell was released by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, which reiterated that foul play is not suspected.

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  6. Body found in St. Croix River near where Stillwater waitress disappearedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    A body was found in the St. Croix River just north of downtown Stillwater on Saturday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office will identify the body after notifying any family members.

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  7. DEVELOPING: Body recovered from St. Croix River near StillwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WEAU-TV Eau Claire

    The Washington County Sheriff's Office says a body has been found along the St. Croix River, just north of downtown Stillwater. The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate.

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  8. Stillwater: Body found in St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | TwinCities

    Washington County sheriff's deputies search the St. Croix River in a boat as divers prepare to enter the water from a private marina just north of downtown Stillwater on Sunday afternoon, April 26, 2015. Crews were looking for Abbey Russell, missing since early Saturday.

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  9. Sheriff: Body Recovered from St. Croix RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | KSTP

    A body was recovered from the St. Croix River just north of downtown Stillwater early Saturday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. The Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office is working to identify the body.

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  10. School briefs: Stillwater district seals deal with new superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Star Tribune

    ... Phillips, the district's current leader, is stepping down in June. Two Woodbury residents were among five Washington County area students named recently as winners of corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarship awards. More than 1.4 million ...

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  11. Washington County police blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Star Tribune

    A man smoking a cigarette outside the Afton House Inn, 3291 St. Croix Trail, caught another man on a balcony looking in the windows of the hotel. After being confronted, the man took off in a silver sedan with Wisconsin plates.

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  12. Briefs: Oakdale plans to train residents in forestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Star Tribune

    ... term in November 2014. She also served one term as a Woodbury City Council member from 2007 to 2010. The Washington County Board recently sent two messages to the county legislative delegation, one supporting changes in absentee voting, and the ...

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  13. Nonprofit dreams of mighty oaks for Woodbury, Cottage Grove greenwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Star Tribune

    Volunteers planted 3,000 seedlings along a Washington County greenway in hopes that they'll someday grow into mighty oaks. Maplewood resident Marissa Iacono, with son Lucas, 4, and daughter Danielle, 7 weeks, inspected one of the several hundred oak tree seedlings their volunteer group planted for Arbor Day last week.

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  14. Wine bottle that may be connected to missing Stillwater woman foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | TwinCities

    ... this weekend to scour bluffs and ravines considered too dangerous for untrained personnel to search. The Washington County sheriff's office and the Bayport Police Department will assist. Russell last had contact with her family about 2 a.m. April ...

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  15. Battling buckthorn? Woodbury inventors hope little black bags catch onRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | TwinCities

    ... of buckthorn with relatively few stems, but it would be hard to apply on a big scale." Peter Mott, Washington County parks manager, just learned about Buckthorn Baggies, but he's interested in the product and how it could be used by his department, ...

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  16. Afton plans to replace iconic gas lampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | TwinCities

    ... dark down here, especially in the winter." The lights -- 28 in all -- are being replaced as part of a Washington County road project along St. Croix Trail South/County Road 21 in the Old Village area. The $5 million project includes rebuilding one ...

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  17. Massive St. Croix bridge segments head to construction siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | TwinCities

    A nine-hour barge trip on the Mississippi and St. Croix rivers Friday will mark a major milestone in the St. Croix River bridge project. The first barge carrying two of the 170-ton precast concrete segments that will form the deck of the new St. Croix River bridge -- built at the Grey Cloud Island casting facility in southern Washington County -- will be ferried down the Mississippi River and up the St. Croix River to the bridge site.

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  18. Stillwater Police Ask for Help of Boat, Slip Owners in Search for Abbey RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | KSTP

    ... dog, Oliver, was left at home as well. Friends say Oliver is her pride and joy. Stillwater police say the Washington County Sheriff's Office conducted a foot search Wednesday near the area where she was last seen . Russell is described as being ...

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  19. Ex-Sports Talk Radio Personality Jeff Dubay Arrested Again, This Time For MethRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | City Pages

    ... over in Cottage Grove for driving 50 mph in a 35 mph zone near Park High School, according to the South Washington County Bulletin . An officer found he had an outstanding warrant in Wright County for driving with no insurance. During the subsequent ...

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  20. Jeff Dubay busted for suspected meth possession in latest illicit drug setback for radio personalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Star Tribune

    Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay was stopped in a vehicle near a south metro high school and arrested on suspicion of illicit drug possession. Dubay, 47, was pulled over by police for speeding in Cottage Grove late Wednesday afternoon near 80th Street and Ideal Avenue, according to Washington County jail records.

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