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Washington County political duo hope to open brewpub in Newport
Two of Washington County's more visible elected officials could soon be holding court in a new -- and unexpected -- spot.
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.
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.
Washington County approves second contract for Newport transit station
Despite protests of foul odors from one commissioner and a "potential conflict of interest" acknowledged by another, the Washington County Board voted last week to approve a second construction contract that will move a long-planned transit station in Newport forward.
School Board Candidates React to Election Results
Below is reaction from candidates following the 2013 South Washington County School Board race, which also saw three requests for funding on the ballot.