During a visit to a Newport Elementary classroom Friday morning, Gov. Mark Dayton made his pitch for universal preschool for Minnesota 4-year-olds. The administration estimates the proposal would affect 47,300 students in its first year, eventually growing to roughly 57,000 in a few years.
A 44-year-old Newport woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges in connection with the death of her 32-year-old husband after a drug overdose in March of 2013.
Walking up to Newport’s clay levee, which is holding back the rain-swollen Mississippi River, city administrator Deb Hill doesn’t like what she is seeing.
Several pumps are keeping St. Paul’s floodwaters at bay. The ever-widening Mississippi River is attracting curious spectators like Barb Stahowiak. “I’d walk here almost every day during the fall flood, I think it was 2010, and it did not rise like this, not at all,” Stahowiak said.
A longtime school janitor has been charged with peeping at an 11-year-old student while he was in a bathroom stall, and the criminal complaint alleges a number of similar past incidents. Walter Johann Happel, 62, of Newport, Minn., was working as a janitor at Linwood Monroe Arts Plus School.
A St. Paul man and former boxer has been charged with the stabbing death of a co-worker at a Newport business on Thursday. According to the Washington County Attorney’s office, 58-year-old Gregorio Ramirez is charged with 2nd-degree murder. He’s accused of killing his co-worker, 44-year-old Uriel Ortiz, at Bailey Nurseries early Thursday evening.
The victim and suspect in a fatal stabbing that occurred at a Newport business Thursday have been identified. According to the Washington County Sheriff’s office, 58-year-old Gregorio Maso Ramirez allegedly stabbed 44-year-old Uriel Navarro Ortiz at their workplace. Police were called to Bailey Nurseries at 1325 Bailey Road at 3:40 p.m. Thursday on a report of a medical emergency. Upon arrival, officers found Ortiz on the lunchroom floor in a pool of blood.
One person is dead after an apparent stabbing at a Newport on Thursday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s office. Authorities responded to a report of a stabbing victim in need of medical assistance at Bailey’s Nursery at 3:39 p.m. The victim eventually died, and a suspect is in custody. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating.
A 44-year-old Newport woman faces a murder charge in connection to her husband’s drug overdose death, according to the Washington County Attorney’s Office announced.
When we lose a loved one, we often look for ways to honor their life. One Twin Cities couple has found a unique way to memorialize a family member after death. Ron and Carole Javner opened Eternal Ware in Newport, where they offer a unique pottery memorial to grieving families. For Ron, pottery has always been a passion. “It’s an interesting form of art,” Ron said.
A tipped over semi-truck caused quite a mess on Interstate 494 near Highway 61 in Newport, Minn. Sunday afternoon.
Police in the southeast Twin Cities metro are looking for two suspects after a man was threatened with a knife Thursday morning in a robbery. Authorities said the incident happened at about 3:12 a.m. on the 2200 block of Larry Lane in the city of Newport, which is between South St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights.
Area streets have improved the day after the big snow storm, but they’ve also become snow packed and ice covered.
Crews had quite the mess to clean up overnight after a semi-truck flipped over in the southeast metro, according to police.
Firefighters are battling a house fire in Newport, Minn., that started Monday afternoon.
Authorities say two apartments suffered heavy damage in a fire overnight at a complex in Newport, Minn.
One suspect is in custody and a victim of an alleged kidnapping was turned over to police early Saturday morning in Newport, authorities said.
On a picturesque October morning, commercial fisherman Tim Adams is framed by colorful leaves and a bright blue sky. He’s plying the smooth waters of the Mississippi river near Newport.
A six-hour standoff ended shortly before midnight in Newport.
A 55-year-old man will spend a year in jail after pleading guilty to his 18th DWI on Wednesday in Washington County District Court.
A 29-year-old Newport man has been sentenced for stealing more than $1,000 in items from the home of an elderly couple who had passed away.