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July 18, 2018
Minnesota Department of Corrections Commissioner Tom Roy speaks about the killing of Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm during a news conference at DOC headquarters in St. Paul on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. Minnesota Correctional Facility-Stillwater Corrections Officer Joseph Gomm was attacked by an offender at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday and rushed to Regions Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The offender is serving time for homicide. (John Autey / Pioneer Press)
Murderer kills guard in Minnesota prison, officials say
19 hours 31 min ago
Sheriff's Office receives funds for drug response: County Board briefs
20 hours 42 min ago
Corrections officer dies after assault at Stillwater prison
July 18, 2018 - 4:21pm
The Public Works Building is demolished on July 11, 2018, in Woodbury. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Old public works building demolished, kicking off expansion project
July 18, 2018 - 5:00am
July 16, 2018
Lower Grey Cloud Island — nestled between Mooers Lake and the Mississippi River — has been planned for a regional park for over a decade. Washington County recently purchased a parcel on the island to move toward that goal. Imagery ©2018 Google, Map data ©2018 Google
County chips away at regional park purchases
July 16, 2018 - 7:49am
July 14, 2018
Tutor Jane Anderson (middle) at Bailey Elementary School recently received the President's Volunteer Service Gold Award, awarded to those who inspire others to engage in volunteer service. She is flanked by internal coach Amy Frandsen (left) and program manager Sarah Weber. Submitted photo
Reading, math tutors wanted
July 14, 2018 - 7:49am
July 12, 2018
Carlos Myles, Ava Magee, Polly Sauerwein and Zach Marien manned the No Kid Hungry event at Shawnee Park in Woodbury July 9. The CE Skoolie bus stops in Woodbury, Newport, St. Paul Park or Cottage Grove every week night during the summer. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
No Kid Hungry continues to roll through the county
July 12, 2018 - 11:24am
July 11, 2018
Wheelage tax increase approved: County Board briefs
July 11, 2018 - 10:00pm
Citizen-Business Working Group announces member lineup
July 11, 2018 - 3:20pm
Newport, Minn. man charged in Hudson fireworks incident
July 11, 2018 - 10:45am
July 10, 2018
Woodbury man appointed to state college board
July 10, 2018 - 1:33pm
July 9, 2018
Barbara Carlson, ex-wife of former Minnesota Gov. Arne Carlson, tells T.J. Mutch of Lakeville, Minn., the bad news that the 1997 Final Four plaque he was interested in has been sold, Friday, Sept. 24, 2004, in Forest Lake, Minn. Craig Borck / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Barbara Carlson, flamboyant radio host and Minnesota governor's ex-wife, dies at 80
July 9, 2018 - 10:23pm
Cottage Grove man dies in Manning Avenue crash
July 9, 2018 - 12:40pm
11 dogs die after van breaks down en route to Minnesota
July 9, 2018 - 11:13am
3M working groups launch this month
July 9, 2018 - 5:00am