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Tim Pawlenty launches governor campaign committee
Local author to launch new parenting book March 31
Proposed Dayton budget, tax changes 'complicated'
Capitol Chatter: Buffer-related lawsuit fails
Annual Hastings Tastings event to be April 3
crime and courts
Recent River Blades Skating School accomplishments
National Eagle Center introduces newest bald eagle ambassador: Latsch
Hastings Bantam B1 boys hockey team advances to state tournament
Hastings Just for Kix competes in two competitions
Hastings boys' basketball upset by Burnsville
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
PUBLIC HEARING: 3/29/18, Proposed Base Hauler License Fee
PROBATE HEARING: 4/12/18, Francis J. Pasch Estate; 19HA-PR-18-188
PROBATE HEARING: 4/12/18, Carol D. Pasch Estate; 19HA-PR-18-189
PROBATE 19HA-PR-18-184 THELEN
DAKOTA COUNTY BID AD WASTE ENCLOSURES
Triple Angels applies to be latest assisted living facility in Cottage Grove
Edward Jones Financial Advisor Abra Hovgaard Attends Womens Conference
Caturia, Smidt & Starkson break ground for new building
Senior living facility Legends of Cottage Grove poised for move-in
125,000 out-of-towners expected for Super Bowl, pre-game events in Twin Cities
Place a Business Announcement
Gerald L. Cardwell
Dianne V. Schiller
Beverly E. Virblas
Monica (Reinardy) Snyder
Supporting Denny McNamara
We need Denny McNamara
A Personal Note From Denny
March is National Nutrition Month
Editorial: Light the way for democracy
Editorial: Time for lawmakers to crack down on phone use while driving
Editorial: Shame on us
Letter: 'Thank you' from Karla Bigham
Real Estate Showcase
Real Estate Showcase Ad Submission
Real Estate Showcase current ads
March 16, 2018
March is National Nutrition Month
Finally, it's March! Pat yourself on the back — you've almost made it through a very snowy, cold and icy winter. Along with the (hopeful) arrival of spring, there are lots of other reasons to be excited about March including: More daylight, spring break, St. Patrick's Day, March...
March 16, 2018 - 1:21pm
February 26, 2018
Viewpoint: State has roadmap to fix licensing computer system
Minnesotans work hard and pay their taxes. In return, they expect and deserve high quality, efficient services from their state government....
February 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 14, 2018
Take care of the one heart that beats for you
We've made it through the first month and a half of 2018 and I don't know about you, but I'm thrilled to be back in a normal schedule after the holidays and looking forward to warmer weather. During the month of February most of us have hearts on own minds. This month not only holds...
February 14, 2018 - 5:40pm
February 9, 2018
Capitol Chatter: Are Otto win, Nolan retirement linked?
ST. PAUL—Rebecca Otto won the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party's straw poll for governor in the 8th Congressional District. Three days later,...
February 9, 2018 - 12:39pm
February 4, 2018
Westerberg viewpoint: Gardening and related bits of information
Between my deer fall in November and Husband Larry's flu and pneumonia happenings, we are trending towards a "War and Peace"-style book of experiences. This year's flu seems to have a mind of its own so please take it seriously if you touch base with it. It is more than just a conversation...
February 4, 2018 - 1:52pm
January 11, 2018
The flu is here. Make sure you're prepared
Last year during the 2016-2017 flu season, hospitalizations from influenza increased almost 143 percent over the previous season. The flu can...
January 11, 2018 - 8:18pm
January 8, 2018
Column: Kindness offers lifelong lessons
At this time of year, we often hear about random acts of kindness in which people go out of their way to help others. These acts may be as simple...
January 8, 2018 - 7:49am
January 7, 2018
Column: Ring out the old, ring in the new
Would you think it would be a good idea if Mother Nature did something outstanding and special to signal in the new year? You go to bed and wake up in the morning and there is no big fan fair to say "It's a whole new year!" I am not sure what I would want her to do but maybe something...
January 7, 2018 - 8:00pm
January 2, 2018
Column: Get the most out of that Christmas tree
Are you reading this in a fully restored home environment? Is everything, old and new, all blended and tucked into the home landscape? Do you...
January 2, 2018 - 2:18pm
December 21, 2017
Column: Endorsement letters are advertisements
Frankly, our opinion pages have been used and some would say abused by campaigns to promote candidates and political events. Many of the letters read like advertisements because they are advertisements. That is why, effective today, RiverTown will charge for letters endorsing candidates....
December 21, 2017 - 10:38am
December 17, 2017
Viewpoint: Pause for more presence, fewer presents
The holiday season is underway. Some fully embrace it and others would rather the season pass quickly. I am somewhere in the middle. Sitting in the mellow glow of light from our holiday decorations in the mornings is a pleasure. Digging out old family recipes and making, sharing,...
December 17, 2017 - 8:00am
November 11, 2017
Viewpoint: Falling into peak pumpkin season
It is truly written in stone that the fall/winter season has arrived. Those blasted mice have declared our farm house a "center of interest and good living." Anything and everything is explored and chewed on. I would not be surprised to see a little band of mice marching across the...
November 11, 2017 - 2:32pm
November 10, 2017
Joe Atkins Viewpoint: Is Amazon Coming to Dakota County?
Virtually everyone is aware of the nationwide jostling taking place to attract Amazon's announced $50 billion corporate headquarters. I can't...
November 10, 2017 - 8:45am
October 25, 2017
Great flavors to be found in light lager beers
This week I am going to talk about a style of beer enjoyed by nearly 90 percent of regular beer drinkers: light lager. Just for a little reference,...
October 25, 2017 - 12:27pm
Column: Drop-off debacles affect parents, too
The dreaded drop-off. As parents, we've all experienced it. Whether it's for work, a vacation or a night away, the drop-off is inevitable. Sooner...
October 25, 2017 - 8:54am