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December 14, 2018
Washington County Board approves 2019 budget
December 14, 2018 - 8:46am
December 13, 2018
Woodbury City Hall
Council approves 4.8 percent levy increase
December 13, 2018 - 4:14pm
December 11, 2018
Minnesota Capitol
Minnesota lawmakers vow action on rising insulin costs
December 11, 2018 - 9:03pm
December 6, 2018
Minnesota governor-elect Tim Walz said a $1.5 billion state budget surplus could help improve education and health care funding. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Minnesota economy chugs on, but slowdown on the horizon
December 6, 2018 - 6:30pm
December 3, 2018
Washington County Board briefs: Johnson begins term
December 3, 2018 - 2:35pm
November 28, 2018
District, union reach temporary accord
November 28, 2018 - 6:49pm
November 27, 2018
Members of the Minnesota State Canvassing Board drew names of voting precincts set to be reviewed for their election performance Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in St. Paul. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Minnesota again posts highest voter turnout in the country
November 27, 2018 - 5:26pm
November 26, 2018
U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar gives her victory speech at the DFL election night party in St. Paul, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Klobuchar on 2020 presidential bid: 'I'll let you know'
November 26, 2018 - 10:05am
November 22, 2018
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Okada is new parks and recreation director
November 22, 2018 - 5:00am
November 20, 2018
Mark Dayton
Dayton to return to St. Paul, denies hiding extended hospitalization at Mayo
November 20, 2018 - 1:19pm
Afton renews contract with Washington County Sheriff's Office
November 20, 2018 - 12:31pm
The City of Woodbury water tower. File photo
City lawn watering policy expanded, goes into effect Jan. 1
November 20, 2018 - 5:00am
November 16, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Nov. 3 campaign rally for Gov. Scott Walker in Hudson. Costs for local agencies to provide security during the visit were about $30,000. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
'No blueprint' for Pence visit to Hudson; local security costs top $30K
November 16, 2018 - 4:52pm
November 14, 2018
Then-mayoral candidate Anne Burt speaks to friends and family at her Election Day watch party at O'Malley's Irish Pub in Woodbury. Burt won the seat with just over 48 percent of the vote. Hannah Black / RiverTown Multimedia
Woodbury City Council, mayoral winners reflect on campaigns, look forward to new roles
November 14, 2018 - 6:00am
November 12, 2018
Maj. Gen. Benjamin Corell (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Hjelmstad uncase the division colors during a ceremony Nov. 12, 2018, at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The Minnesota National Guard's Red Bulls assumed responsibility for the Task Force Spartan mission from the Pennsylvania National Guard's 28th Infantry Division. Photo by Sgt. Bill Boecker / Minnesota National Guard
Red Bulls take charge of Middle East task force
November 12, 2018 - 2:50pm