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Karla Bigham announced she will run for the Minnesota Senate in a special election following Sen. Dan Schoen's resignation. Submitted photo
Former state lawmaker Bigham announces Senate run; GOP Reps. Jurgens and Franke considering bids
November 22, 2017 - 11:14am
More than a dozen trees have been taken down by the beavers, and more have been started on. Photo courtesy of Andy Shoemaker
Beavers busy chewing down trees on city-owned lots in Newport
November 23, 2017 - 5:32pm
Runners take off for the eighth-annual Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving in Cottage Grove. Scott Wente / RiverTown Multimedia
Hale to the Bird tops 600 runners in Cottage Grove
November 23, 2017 - 10:13am
Construction crews excavating a basement for a proposed home in Nininger Township prompted an investigation when they discovered human remains. Researchers and neighbors have since identified the property as the former Rose Hill Cemetery site. Maureen McMullen / RiverTown Multimedia
Construction turns up century-old cemetery near Hastings
November 22, 2017 - 7:39pm
A truck rests diagonal over the Highway 61 median north of Hastings after an accident Friday afternoon. Lanes on both sides of Highway 61 are backed up due to the accident. Alec Hamilton / RiverTown Multimedia
Crash backs up Highway 61 traffic north of Hastings bridge
October 27, 2017 - 3:33pm
Sledding injuries — such as broken arms, back injuries and concussions — are common at the The Urgency Room, according to Dr. Carolyn McClain. She recommends choosing snowy, not icy hills and to make sure the hill is free of obstacles like jumps, bumps, rocks, poles or trees before beginning sledding. Stock photo
Top dangers threatening to take the happy out of the holidays
November 21, 2017 - 7:59pm
Cottage Grove police reports: Multiple thefts; pumpkin thrown through car window
November 11, 2017 - 9:09pm
Dec. 2016 story: Police investigating 'suspicious' death of Cottage Grove woman
December 7, 2016 - 4:43pm
Hale to the Bird runners compete in the 2016 race near Hamlet Park. The Thanksgiving morning 5K returns to Cottage Grove Thursday, Nov. 23. It will be followed by a new 5K race on Saturday, Nov. 25, called the Turkey Trot, at Kingston Park. RiverTown Multimedia file photo
New Thanksgiving weekend 5K race in Cottage Grove ruffles feathers in local Hale to the Bird event
November 19, 2017 - 8:00pm
Newport resident packs boxes and plates for Thanksgiving
November 23, 2017 - 2:45pm
Andy Caflisch was named the next principal at Armstrong Elementary in Cottage Grove. He’ll take over in July, after the retirement of longtime Armstrong Principal Tom Berg. (Photo courtesy of School District 833)
Principal move: Red Rock Elementary's Caflisch to lead Armstrong Elementary
April 13, 2015 - 9:41am
Cottage Grove man sentenced for raping teen girl in Woodbury
November 17, 2017 - 7:42pm
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) at a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. Many voters in Minnesota were not ready to demand Franken’s resignation after he became the latest public figure to be accused of mistreating women, even after aiming the same call at two state legislators accused of sexual harassment earlier this month. (Tom Brenner/copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
November 22, 2017 - 8:44pm
FILE-- Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Oct. 18, 2017. A growing national outcry over sexual harassment reached the Senate on Nov. 16, when a radio newscaster accused Franken of kissing and groping her without consent during a 2006 U.S.O. tour of the Middle East before he took public office. Franken almost immediately released an apology to the newscaster, Leeann Tweeden. (Tom Brenner/The New York Times)
Franken says he'll work to regain Minnesotans' trust as US senator
November 23, 2017 - 8:30pm
2016 Cottage Grove holiday lights contest nominee Cindy Gardner, 8834 Upper 89th St. Circle. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Cottage Grove winter lights contest deadline nears
November 23, 2017 - 10:32am
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