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Flooding closes highways in northern Wisconsin

Due to flooding conditions and the current weather forecast of additional rain, travel overnight is not advised in Ashland, Bayfield, Douglas, and Iron Counties. WisDOT continues to work with County ...
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Chuck Brooks: Time to meet my pop!

A month ago, Mom got this space for Mother’s Day. It seems only right Dad gets it this week. Once again, my disclaimer is I speak only for myself here. ...
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Dakota County employers to vie for excellence awards

The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board invites employers to participate in the 2018 Employers of Excellence Awards. The program will recognize the employers in the two-county area that are best at ...
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Dew Days steps off this weekend

North Trail Elementary School Principal Steven Geis will lead Saturday's Dew Days Grand Parade as parade marshal alongside his family. He served as a former president of the National Association of Elementary School Principals and is a founder of the annual community Farmington Patriotic Day celebration. Kara Hildreth / contributor
FARMINGTON — This week the community will show up to support Farmington’s summer festival parade with curbside chairs and blankets. Dew Days Grand Parade coordinator Dori Seegar has been a ...
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Study: St. Croix, Washington counties score high on health ranks

Area counties rank in the top five of their respective states based on a variety of health metrics. St. Croix County ranked fifth in Wisconsin while Washington County ranked fourth ...
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Michael Brun joined RiverTown Multimedia at the Red Wing Republican Eagle in March 2013, covering county government, health and local events.  He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls journalism program.

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Youth events aim to bring ’em downtown

FARMINGTON — Dew Days Market aims to bring greater foot traffic into downtown during the summer festival. “This year we decided to bring in someone to run it professionally and ...
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Letter to the editor: Farm Bill is a microcosm of politics

To the editor: The 2018 Farm Bill didn’t pass. It had some things in it though that exhibits the differences between who are for the Farm Bill and those who ...
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Dig into the local arts scene

Organizers for Rosemount’s ArtBlast hope to kindle the creative in all who come check out more than 27 artful events planned from June 18-24. Rosemount Area Arts Council and volunteers ...
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Having a Blast inspiring Rosemount: Arts Council event begins June 18

Last year the ACME Jazz Company played popular big band songs such as "Stormy Weather" during Rosemount's Jazz Blast concert in Central Park as part of ArtBlast. Kara Hildreth / Contributor
ROSEMOUNT — Rosemount Area Arts Council invites all who love the arts and those who are curious to come take part in ArtBlast. “We offer a lot of different arts ...
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