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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

Library Books

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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