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June 23, 2018
Jim Huber holds a plaque for the Citizen Life-Saving Award at the June 6, 2018, City Council meeting. Courtesy of the city of Cottage Grove
Neighbor's quick action saves life
June 23, 2018 - 7:49am
June 12, 2018
The father-son duo of Alan and Wes Blankenship pose with family members who were on the plane with them to the flight from Seattle to Amsterdam. Photo courtesy of Sandy Blankenship
Winging it together: Father, son from Hastings pilot plane to Amsterdam
June 12, 2018 - 7:49am
Justin Alpers of East Ridge High School, Haley Roettger of Woodbury
Area students awarded $6K scholarships
June 12, 2018 - 5:00am
June 11, 2018
(Top row, from left) Kyleigh Brauch, Ciata Diggs, Brooklynn Edlund and Mariella Hilger; (bottom row, from left) Tori Simmons, Sicilya Knott, Lola Ott and Gracie Reimer. Submitted photos
8 candidates eye the crowns
June 11, 2018 - 5:00am
June 7, 2018
Ellen Bialka
Bialka headed to Czech Republic Fulbright program
June 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
June 5, 2018
Ralph Marquardt of Cottage Grove and his 1963 Ford Falcon Cayuse (above) will be featured on an episode of the Discovery Channel series "Sticker Shock" next month. Photo courtesy of Ralph Marquardt
Cottage Grove man will appear on Discovery Channel series
June 5, 2018 - 5:00am
June 4, 2018
Veterans’ Voices Awards nomination deadline is June 7
June 4, 2018 - 9:44am
Nicholas Anderson stands with some of the EMTs who responded to a medical call where near Cottage Grove. To stop the bleeding, EMTs placed three tourniquets on his legs that likely saved his life. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia play button
'The difference between life and death'
June 4, 2018 - 5:00am
June 3, 2018
Savanna Gray, Brooke Schmitz and Julia Travis earned U.S. Figure Skating awards for being involved in the sport while maintaining their grades. Courtesy of South Washington County Schools
Figure skaters earn platinum, silver awards
June 3, 2018 - 7:49am
June 1, 2018
Gary Rinehart of Woodbury said he knew when he found out he had cancer in his colon and liver he would need to aggressively fight to beat cancer. And he kept this positive attitude throughout his treatment that he would beat cancer and has been a cancer survivor since 2012. Submitted photo
Man admits he didn't fully realize extent of his diagnosis
June 1, 2018 - 6:00am
May 31, 2018
Nine year old Matt Larson of Woodbury is back to playing with his sisters Hailey (on left) and Reagan (on right) after being diagnosed with Medulloblastoma in December 2016 and going through treatment for a year. Matt has been cancer free since December 2017. Photo by Sara Tischauser/RiverTown Multimedia
Young boy faces cancer and is back to playing football
May 31, 2018 - 6:00am
May 29, 2018
County fair seeks senior volunteer award nominations
May 29, 2018 - 5:01pm
May 25, 2018
Tyler Reitmann of Boy Scout Troop 777 was honored at the May 16, 2018, City Council meeting for earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Katie Nelson / RiverTown Multimedia
Photo: Reitman recognized for earning Eagle Scout rank
May 25, 2018 - 5:00am
May 18, 2018
Thomas Crist of Woodbury has made repeated trips to Ukraine to provide dental care for the needy. Last month, Crist was a recipient of the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. The award was presented by Community Thread, a volunteer organization in Stillwater, at a meeting of the Allegheny County Board of Commissioners. Submitted photo courtesy Thomas Crist
Quiet crusader: Dentist ministers to poor, immigrants, homeless, orphans
May 18, 2018 - 6:00am
May 15, 2018
The Cottage Grove Random Runners team won the Female Division of the Eau Claire Marathon Relay on May 6 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.  Teammates Jennifer Lucas, Emily Firchaur, Solvei Baylis and Bridgitt Looney (pictured) posted a combined time of 3:15:27. They beat  112 other teams in the 26.2-mile race, which took runners along the scenic parks and lakes of the Chippewa River valley. Submitted photo courtesy of Carol DeBlieck
Four come first: Cottage Grove running team wins female marathon relay
May 15, 2018 - 7:49am