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Records published Sept. 20
Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
NDSU students feel safe despite high-profile crimes in recent years
UPDATE: Boyfriend with a record arrested in crash that killed University of St. Thomas student
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Local Roundup: Card soccer sits atop CLC
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Prep Volleyball: Cards sweep Sartell to remain perfect in CLC
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
Wild thrilled Mikko Koivu keeping 'flag in the ground' three more years
CNN anchor ends segment early over commentator's bizarre 'boobs' remark
Jimmy Kimmel mocks Sean Spicer to his face about that inauguration crowd size incident
'It's important to stand up to bullies': Actress Rebel Wilson wins record amount in defamation case
In loss for Netflix, 'Star Wars' and Marvel films will move to Disney's new streaming service
What's coming to Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime in September 2017
Celebrate Art! Celebrate Coffee! Arts festival celebrates 20 years in Willmar
Fall Home Improvement 2017 now available online
LOST ITALIAN: Say goodbye to summer with two favorite flavors: grilled steaks and fresh tomatoes
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Gerald "Jerry Asche
Gertrude L. Breen
Doris E. Thompson
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
How reading can make you healthier and happier
Bygone staples and technology of the 1970s
Mystery plant has edible berries
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball is back in full force
WCT Sports Show: Week One Pigskin Picks
Partners of tiny Fargo firm say anti-Muslim tirade by employee made their lives miserable
August 29, 2017
Southeastern Twin Cities metro birders treated to a year of rarities
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn.—Two rare birds with heavy rounded beaks and a hue brighter than a blue jay have made their home in scrubland at the...
August 29, 2017 - 10:55am
August 15, 2017
Sports radio's Jeff Dubay charged with felony assault of Cottage Grove woman
STILLWATER, Minn. — Former Twin Cities sports-radio personality Jeff Dubay, who has previously run afoul of the law for methamphetamine...
August 15, 2017 - 7:55pm
August 1, 2017
Former Cottage Grove pastor sentenced in child porn case
MINNEAPOLIS — A former youth pastor in Cottage Grove, Minn., is heading to prison for sending sexually explicit images of children to others on social media sites, authorities say. William Leonard Helker, 47, of Pine City, was sentenced in federal court in Minneapolis this past...
August 1, 2017 - 10:31am
June 8, 2017
Dozens of Chipotle locations in region hacked with credit card stealing malware
WOODBURY, Minn.—Chipotle restaurants announced that a cyber security flaw allowed hackers to gain access to customer credit card data at...
June 8, 2017 - 6:23pm
March 29, 2017
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- In a Twin Cites’ suburb townhouse less than a half-mile from a Cottage Grove elementary school there was a brothel...
March 29, 2017 - 5:39pm
March 28, 2017
Driver avoids serious injury when vehicle plunges into drainage pond in Minn.
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- Police said a Woodbury man avoided serious injuries when he drove a vehicle over an embankment and into a drainage pond...
March 28, 2017 - 4:36pm
March 24, 2017
Grand jury indicts Allwine on first-degree murder
STILLWATER, Minn. — A Washington County grand jury indicted a Cottage Grove man for premeditated first-degree murder in his wife's death...
March 24, 2017 - 3:31pm
March 13, 2017
Former Minn. pastor pleads guilty in federal child porn case
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. — The former pastor of a Cottage Grove church pleaded guilty in federal court last week to distribution of child...
March 13, 2017 - 2:47pm
March 3, 2017
Minn. high school staff bitten, injured in sprawling student melee
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- A 15-year-old high school student student was arrested for assault and other charges for allegedly shoving, punching...
March 3, 2017 - 12:44pm
July 27, 2016
Minnesota couple's tree house is what dreams are made of
COTTAGE GROVE - Michael and Paula Bushilla built a treehouse — but it certainly doesn't hold a "no girls allowed" policy. The 1,100-square-foot...
July 27, 2016 - 1:04pm
April 21, 2016
Teen, police injured in chemical incident in Cottage Grove home
COTTAGE GROVE — A chemical-related suicide attempt injured a teenager Wednesday, sent three Cottage Grove police officers to the hospital and...
April 21, 2016 - 5:30am
March 3, 2016
Minnesota phone store employee charged with sending nude photos of customer to himself
An employee at a cellphone store in Cottage Grove sent himself nude photographs that had been stored on a customer’s phone, according to a...
March 3, 2016 - 12:26pm
February 17, 2016
Victim identified in fatal crash; speed believed to be a factor
COTTAGE GROVE — Authorities have identified the victim of a fatal crash in Cottage Grove. Gordon Matthew Babbs, 52, of North Oaks, was killed in the fiery rollover early Saturday, police said Tuesday. Babbs was found dead inside a 2016 Lincoln MKX that had burned after crashing...
February 17, 2016 - 5:30am
October 7, 2015
Arrest of Minnesota man in underage sex sting, leads to chilling discovery in his vehicle
COTTAGE GROVE - A Maple Grove man is accused of responding to a 16-year-old girl’s online ad offering to exchange sex for money. Corwin...
October 7, 2015 - 9:24am
September 28, 2015
Seven escape from Cottage Grove house fire late Sunday
COTTAGE GROVE — Seven people escaped a fire late Sunday that left one Cottage Grove home a total loss and damaged two neighboring properties. Firefighters were called at 11:55 p.m. to a fire at 8887 91st St. When the first crews arrived nine minutes later, fire was visible from...
September 28, 2015 - 11:24pm