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County Atty’s To Review Drug Convictions From Last 3 Years

The county attorneys for Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties announced that they are planning to review all jury or court cases that ended in drug convictions for the past three years.

02/21/2013

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Police: Snowmobiler Dies After Hitting Open Water

A snowmobiler went underwater just off Point Road in Bayport, Minn., Saturday morning and his condition is unknown at this time, police say.

02/16/2013

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Minn. Man Sues DNR Over License Data Breach

A Washington County resident whose records were accessed by a Department of Natural Resources employee has filed a lawsuit in federal court.

01/24/2013

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Hit The Snow With Shoes

When you think of snow shoeing, you might think of those big old wood shoes.

12/29/2012

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Agencies Responding To Woodbury Grass Fire

Multiple agencies are responding to a large grass fire Friday afternoon behind the address of 11512 Dale Road in Woodbury, says Washington County dispatch.

10/05/2012

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Woman Found Guilty Of Beating Boyfriend’s Teen Daughter

A Woodbury, Minn. woman has been convicted of malicious punishment for beating her boyfriend’s daughter with a wooden spoon.

08/23/2012

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County Attorneys Meet With St. Paul Police Chief To Discuss Crime Lab Problems

The Dakota, Ramsey and Washington county attorneys have met with St. Paul’s police chief to discuss issues relating to how the St. Paul Crime Lab handles narcotics cases.

08/20/2012

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Health Officials: Lake-Living Amoeba Suspected In Child’s Death

The Health Department is investigating after a suspected amebic infection killed a 9-year-old boy who had gone swimming in warm Washington County lakes.

08/07/2012

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Police: Vehicle Crashes Into St. Paul Park Apt.

Police are investigating after a vehicle crashed into a residential building in St. Paul Park Sunday evening.

07/15/2012

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MN Teen & Her Dog To Compete In Int’l Agility Championship

A local teenager is getting ready to compete in an international event with her merle blue border collie named Lady.

07/11/2012

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Power Out For Stillwater Lift Bridge

A power outage has left the lift bridge in Stillwater, Minn. inoperable Tuesday morning, according to Washington County authorities.

06/19/2012

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Lake Elmo Teen Drowns In St. Croix River

A dive team is currently in a recovery mission as they search the St. Croix River for a Lake Elmo teen who went under water early Monday evening.

06/18/2012

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Babysitter Accused Of Sexual Contact With Teen

A Cottage Grove, Minn. woman has been charged with having sex with a teenage boy she used to babysit.

06/04/2012

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Cops: Brooklyn Park Man Kidnapped And Threatened To Kill Wife, Child

A court appearance is set for Monday for a Brooklyn Park man charged with kidnapping his wife and embarking on a dramatic six to seven hour ride of terror before getting arrested in Washington County.

05/18/2012

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Lightning Sparks House Fires In Oakdale

Lightning struck two separate Oakdale homes on Saturday, sparking fires in both.

05/05/2012

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Arrest Made In Washington Co. Deputy Assault

The man suspected of assaulting a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy last Thursday is now behind bars.

04/08/2012

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2 More Democrats Move To Challenge Bachmann

A businessman from the Stillwater area says he is seeking the Democratic endorsement to challenge U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann in November.

03/22/2012

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Utility Worker Trapped In Car Amid Power Lines

A scary and potentially deadly situation was avoided after a boom truck got tangled up in some live power lines Wednesday morning.

02/15/2012

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Finding Minnesota: St. Croix Chocolates For Valentine’s

Never does chocolate get as much attention as it does right now — the days leading up to Valentine’s Day.

02/05/2012

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Program Seeks To Keep Vets Mentally Healthy And Free

For former Army ranger Hector Matascastillo the stresses of 13 military deployments finally took a toll. On Jan. 24, 2004, Matascastillo suffered a horrible flashback at his Lakeville home.

01/30/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To Breaking Infant’s Ribs

A South St. Paul man has pleaded guilty to assaulting a then 6-week-old child, breaking nearly all of the infant’s ribs.

01/12/2012

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Washington Co. Closes 3 Libraries, Cuts Hours At 6 Others

The Washington County Library System is starting off 2012 with three fewer branches, and the six remaining library branches are now closed two days a week to save money.

01/03/2012

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Report: DWI Attorney Arrested For DWI

A Stillwater DWI attorney found himself in jail early Friday morning after being arrested for allegedly drinking and driving, authorities said.

12/09/2011

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Minn. Citation Payment System Logs Over 1M Calls

A cost-saving service that helps Minnesotans pay their traffic tickets and other citations by phone has now logged over 1 million calls.

12/07/2011

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1 Man Arrested After 6-Hour Standoff In Newport

A six-hour standoff ended shortly before midnight in Newport.

10/24/2011

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