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December 17, 2015
Locally Grown Theatre finds that grant costs money
December 17, 2015 - 8:32am
December 16, 2015
JROTC senior cadets at Park High School include Victoria McCracken, 17, Jacob Blume, 18 and Dan Cocchiarella. The three are helping with a recruitment drive to increase their numbers to 100. The program, an elective at Park, is not a military recruitment program, they said, but emphasizes discipline, leadership and community service.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Up in the Air: Park JROTC steps up recruitment efforts with deadline looming
December 16, 2015 - 12:08am
December 15, 2015
Sam Cook, 4, jokes with Santa while the two discuss the Cottage Grove boy's wish list during the Santa Breakfast event Sunday at River Oaks Golf Course. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Grin and bearded: Cottage Grove's Santa Breakfast draws a crowd
December 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
December 10, 2015
The Hale to the Bird 5K, an annual Thanksgiving day race that raises money for the Friends in Need Food Shelf, received Cottage Grove's Giving Back to the Community award for 2015. (Bulletin file photo)
Hale to the Bird race honored with city award
December 10, 2015 - 10:00am
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is scheduled to make its Cottage Grove stop at 5:45 p.m. Thursday near West Point Douglas Road south of the 80th Street bridge. (Bulletin file photo)
Holiday Train rolls into Cottage Grove today
December 10, 2015 - 9:36am
December 9, 2015
Linda Staloch of Cottage Grove (right) chooses dozens of cookies with the help of Sue Bay during the Queen Esther Chapter 26, Order of the Eastern Star’s annual cookie sale Saturday at the Newport Masonic Center in St. Paul Park. (Bulletin photos by Danielle Killey)
Sweet sale
December 9, 2015 - 10:00am
December 3, 2015
Kylie Dahm, 11, carries her classroom’s birthday kit during last month’s Gifting a Birthday competition at Oltman Middle School. Students spent two weeks filling gift baskets and boxes full of birthday party basics for needy kids. Seventh grade history teacher Andrea Kleoppel helped deliver the kits to the Friends in Need Food Shelf. 
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Oltman Middle School students pack birthday boxes for needy
December 3, 2015 - 8:05am
“Two From Galilee,” depicts the courtship of a young Mary and Joseph. Isabelle Reding and James Magee will make their debuts as the first couple of the New Testament . They’re the next generation of a cast that includes their parents, Trish and Denny Reding of Grey Cloud Island and Lynn and John Magee of Cottage Grove.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Christmas musical casts two generations of Marys and Josephs at Cottage Grove's Light the Way Church
December 3, 2015 - 12:08am
December 2, 2015
Dentist Kate McGinn performed free oral surgery on orphans at the Daylight Model School in Tanzania in October and on villagers in a remote village near the border with Uganda.  McGinn, who practices at Metro Dentalcare in Cottage Grove, has also provided dental care to the needy in Haiti, Mexico and Vietnam.   
(Submitted photo)
Open Wide: After years of missions abroad, local dentist Kate McGinn knows the drill
December 2, 2015 - 8:00am
November 23, 2015
Ini Odujole, 8, of Cottage Grove, explains the movements of the planets to little sister Ayo, 5, and relative Kemi Adewola. Ini researched the solar system as part of the Project Expo at Pine Hill Elementary School.
(Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Pine Hill students learn, show and tell at Project Expo
November 23, 2015 - 12:51pm
Grassroots hunger relief program begins second year in South Washington County Schools
November 23, 2015 - 12:36pm
November 12, 2015
Judy Spooner
Former Bulletin reporter Judy Spooner to enter hospice
November 12, 2015 - 3:32pm
Runners take part in the Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving Day last year. The run, which benefits the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park, is in its sixth year. It will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, at Hamlet Park. Registration is at 8 a.m. (Bulletin file photo)
Early deadline nears for Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
November 12, 2015 - 9:13am
November 10, 2015
Sgt. Aaron Burdash, 27, was honored as the USO National Guardsman of the Year for helping to save the lives of two seriously wounded Egyptian soldiers while deployed on the Sinai Peninsula earlier this year. Born and raised in Cottage Grove, he attended the awards gala in Washington D.C. Oct. 20 with his father, Scott, sister Katie, mother Penny and brother Daniel (from left).
(Submitted photo)
Hometown hero: Park grad and National Guardsman honored for heroism
November 10, 2015 - 12:35pm
November 9, 2015
Cottage Grove resident Travis Clevenger won $110,000 playing the Minnesota State Lottery’s Gopher 5 game Oct. 30. (Submitted photo)
Cottage Grove man nets $110K in lottery
November 9, 2015 - 1:21pm