In our latest feature for the East Metro Patch team, we recap a week's worth of news in a quick rundown collected from Hudson Patch, Stillwater Patch, Oakdale Patch and Woodbury Patch.
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President Barack Obama has chosen Stillwater native Denis McDonough as his fifth chief of staff.
Photos from Friday's Red Bull Crashed Ice Elimination Round in St. Paul. The finals start Saturday at 7 p.m.
In the fifth week of the show, Hudson's "The Biggest Loser" contestant lost only 5 pounds and was voted off the show by her teammates. She left the ranch weighing 209 pounds — down 37 from her starting weight of 246.
Sidewalk chalk messages left for neighbors about dog poop along trails in Bailey’s Arbor.
The Wisconsin man told authorities he left the handgun between two pairs of pants that were donated to either the Woodbury or Hudson location.
Brew pubs, microbreweries, wineries and distillery operations currently are not allowed in the city's G-2 (general business) and G-3 (central business) districts. But a change could be coming soon.
McCollum made a stop at Valley Outreach, took a tour of Lift Bridge Brewery and visited with students at Stillwater Junior High on Thursday.
In honor of Danielle Jelinek's birthday, her family is asking the community to do small acts of kindness on Feb. 1.