An Afton man was killed Wednesday in a boat crash on the St. Croix River.
According to the Pierce County Sheriff's Department, David Joseph Riley, 40, was killed and two others were injured in the crash.
The Farmington School District is getting a head start on developing a 2013-14 budget that finance director predicts could fall short by more than $1 million. It would be the first in a series of budget shortfalls that finance director Carl Colmark predicts could reach $4.6 million by the 2016-17 school year if nothing changes.
The driver of a van that was reportedly stolen led St. Croix sheriff's deputies and on a 19-mile chase early Monday before the vehicle was eventually stopped by Minnesota authorities on a rural road, southeast of Woodbury. A man was taken into custody.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken made a pair of stops in Cottage Grove Monday, learning about literacy programs and Spanish immersion at Crestview Elementary and touring a Renewal by Andersen manufacturing facility.
As Lisa Kaufenberg tells it, God and Google helped her go from board game enthusiast to inventor.
Kaufenberg, a Cottage Grove married mother of two, looked to a higher power — and the wealth of information on the Internet — to create and market a children’s board game.
Saying city and company officials need more time to address the concerns of nearby residents, Cottage Grove planning commissioners decided again to postpone a decision on whether to recommend City Council approval of a proposed Walmart Supercenter store.
About two hours after he allegedly killed his three children at the home where he once lived, a former River Falls man turned himself in to police at their station, soon after officers had begun searching for him. Aaron Schaffhausen, 34, was booked into St. Croix County Jail at 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, on three counts of first degree intentional homicide.
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