14 hrs ago
No one hurt as car crashes into Oakdale store
A car broke through the glass at Oakdale Optical about 4:15 p.m. Friday. No one was injured.
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'My actions were despicable, and I apologize to you, sir.'
On Tuesday, March 4, I had yielded to traffic as I approached northbound Snelling Avenue from 94 West.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
City looks to make Gateway station steering committee
A map of the Gateway Corridor shows how the route would come from the east suburbs into downtown St. Paul's Union Depot.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Washington County arts briefs: Spring art show to open in Afton
Here are the others, by category: Celebrations and events:  Bill Pohlmann The annual Squire House Gardens Spring Art Show opens Saturday, March 8, and runs through March 23. Squire House Gardens is located on the ground floor of an historic 1875 home, 3390 St. Croix Trail S. in Afton.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Furniture seller to move into Roch.'s empty Best Buy store
Schneiderman's Furniture has signed a lease to take over the empty 30,991-square-foot store at 4540 Maine Ave. S.E., says Larry Schneiderman, who leads the firm's board.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Maplewood man convicted for burglary, check forgery
A Maplewood man was recently convicted of third-degree burglary and felony check forgery in two separate crimes he committed more than a year apart.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Woodbury eyes several properties in land-buying program
Woodbury is working through its $6 million shopping list -- and has updated a wish list of 17 other properties it wants.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Mary E. Barley
Mary was born on May 16, 1929 in Rochester, Minn. She was one of three children born to the late Allen and Abigail Briggs.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Winning winter products: Moisturizer, oil and mask help blunt season's impact
The harsh elements can take its toll on any beauty routine. If you're in need of rallying the troops and bringing in reinforcements, consider these beauty boosters.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Met Council projects outlying suburbs will grow faster
A person walks in the small downtown of Lake Elmo. A new Metropolitan Council forecast predicts the population of Lake Elmo nearly tripling by the year 2040 to reach 21,200 people, up from 8,061 residents in 2010.
Running Room, other new tenants opening at Mall of America
The Running Room, Vom Fass and Cowgirl Tuff all plan to open new stores at the Mall of America this spring.
Oakdale gives administrator a bonus, launches pay study
The Oakdale City Council last week approved pay raises for a handful of employees -- including a bonus for the city administrator, the county's highest-paid public employee -- and is embarking on a citywide pay study.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Mail bust reveals identity theft scheme
An image captured from a Woodbury resident's home security camera of a suspect vehicle police have connected with multiple incidents of mail theft.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
Running on empty? Wells draining the metro area
That's the grim picture in the seven-county metro area, where a relentless demand for groundwater could leave millions of people sitting high and dry unless evasive action is taken, said Sandy Rummel, who chairs the Metropolitan Council's environment committee.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
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Globe Whistleblower Awarded Nearly $1 Million After Judge's Order
A Minnesota district court judge ruled this week that the for-profit Globe University must pay over $500,000 in attorneys' fees and related costs to Heidi Weber, who brought a successful whistleblower lawsuit against the school, and her legal team.
Woodbury shoppers can find local gems - if they know where to look
Amid the many chain stores that attract visitors to Woodbury, locally owned boutiques can get overshadowed.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Hobby Lobby has deal for 2nd Twin Cities store
Hobby Lobby will open its first Twin Cities store in Woodbury on Friday. The company also has a lease in Maplewood, where it plans to open this summer.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Oakdale latest city to warn of mail thefts
Police are looking for a red Toyota Rav4 suspected of being used by mail thieves.
Thu Feb 06, 2014
West Lakeland Township looks to develop I-94/Manning corner
The township's three gravel pits -- one of its major sources of tax revenue -- are expected to be tapped out in 15 to 20 years.