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Group Sues Washington County for Refusing to Register Atheist to Perform Marriages

A group of atheists is suing Washington County for refusing to register an atheist to perform marriage ceremonies.
    

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Maplewood Police Looking for Walgreens Armed Robbery Suspect

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the suspect of an armed robbery at a Walgreens Pharmacy in Maplewood.

The incident happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday in the 2900 block of White Bear Avenue.

Employees told investigators they were confronted by a man who pointed a silver handgun at them and demanded money from the register.

Controlled Burns Scheduled for Washington County Parks

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There’s no need to panic if you see smoke coming from Washington County parks this fall – there’s a chance it could just be a controlled burn.

Homeowner Escapes White Bear Lake Fire

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No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at a home in White Bear Lake overnight.  

The fire was reported around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on the 2800 block of Manitou Lane. Smoke and flames could be seen coming from the roof of the home when firefighters arrived.

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DNR: Conservative Deer Season will Lower Harvest

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The deer hunting season is coming up quickly, and this year the harvest limit may be the lowest it’s been since the early 1980s.

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources big game program leader Leslie McInenly says the harvest could come in around 120,000; last year, 170,000 deer were harvested.

Stillwater Lift Bridge 2014 Lift Schedule Ends Tuesday

The Stillwater Lift Bridge - Photo: KSTP-TV/Steve Patterson

The summer schedule at the Stillwater Lift Bridge ends Tuesday night.

The bridge connects Minnesota Highway 36 and Wisconsin Highway 64 at the St. Croix River.

WBL Firefighter Meets Goal of Filling Truck with Food Shelf Donations

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The White Bear Lake firefighter who stood on the corner of a street to gather food shelf donations has met his goal.