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January 23, 2018
Stephen Allwine
Trial begins for Cottage Grove man accused of murdering his wife
January 23, 2018 - 3:12pm
January 22, 2018
A motorist attempts to dig out a vehicle that slid off-road following heavy snowfall in Woodbury. The Washington County Sheriff's Office is now urging drivers to slow down during heavy snowfall. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
WATCH: Sheriff urges drivers to slow down after dashcam captures close call
January 22, 2018 - 1:25pm
January 19, 2018
Christine Swedell described her family's grief as decades passed without answers to what happened to her sister, Susan, who disappeared 30 years ago. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
January 19, 2018 - 2:34pm
January 16, 2018
Stephen Allwine
Allwine jury selection begins
January 16, 2018 - 3:25pm
January 10, 2018
The Goodhue County Adult Detention Center. File photo
Mental health drugs carry a cost for Minnesota jails
January 10, 2018 - 3:00pm
January 2, 2018
Kathy Woxland, victim services coordinator with the Washington County Attorney's Office, helped consult Citizens Against Sex Trafficking, a new organization led by Oakdale resident John Larson. Maureen McMullen / Rivertown Multimedia
Group seeks to empower community to tackle human trafficking
January 2, 2018 - 8:59am
December 22, 2017
Ricky Arlen Turner Jr.
Accused leader of 'large-scale' sex trafficking operation receives 14 years in prison
December 22, 2017 - 11:18am
December 19, 2017
Woodbury man jailed for child pornography possession
December 19, 2017 - 5:06pm
December 7, 2017
Small Sums Executive Director Terre Thomas holds work shoes Nov. 9, 2017, that are available to homeless clients starting new jobs. The organization’s University Avenue office houses dozens of pairs of work shoes and pants. Michael Brun / RiverTown Multimediaplay button
'Small Sums' add up: Organization supplies homeless workers with job essentials
December 7, 2017 - 6:27pm
December 3, 2017
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Nov. 30. Other Minnesota counties also are suing. Pictured with Orput are Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove and Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Counties to sue opioid manufacturers
December 3, 2017 - 1:25pm
November 30, 2017
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput announced a lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies Nov. 30. Other Minnesota counties also are suing. Pictured with Orput are Washington County Commissioner Karla Bigham of Cottage Grove and Washington County Sheriff Dan Starry. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
Minnesota counties to sue opioid manufacturers
November 30, 2017 - 4:32pm
November 20, 2017
An early-morning semi truck fire led to lane closures and delays along I-94 near Woodbury Nov. 20. Minnesota Department of Transportation image.
Semi truck fire near Woodbury causes Monday morning delays
November 20, 2017 - 12:13pm
November 13, 2017
Tuberculosis present, non-threatening in Washington County
November 13, 2017 - 4:40pm
November 8, 2017
A $100,000 donation from longtime Afton resident Alice Forrest, who passed away in 2008, funded a new sheriff's office facility that will feature a garage and office space. Construction is expected to wrap up early next year. Submitted photo / Washington County Sheriff's Office
Donation funds sheriff substation in Afton
November 8, 2017 - 1:00pm
October 20, 2017
Aug. 1, 2017 courtesy photo of Lucifer Vincent Nguyen. Nguyen, 44, was arrested late Monday July 31, 2017 in Blaine after a three-day manhunt. Nguyen is charged in the fatal shooting of Beverly Cory, 48, of Maplewood, while fleeing authorities following a robbery Saturday July 29 in Mendota Heights. (Courtesy of the Dakota County Sheriff's Office)
Nguyen indicted in Mendota Heights shooting
October 20, 2017 - 4:42pm
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