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August 28, 2015
Cottage Grove to host first 'Films in 5 Festival' Sept. 12
August 28, 2015 - 9:49am
Afton resident George “G.I.” Moore has carved wood and stone into sculptures for the past 50 years. Moore currently has an exhibit at the Phipps Center for the Arts in Hudson, Wis. (Bulletin photo by Amber Kispert-Smith)
Afton man's sculptures on display at The Phipps Center for the Arts
August 28, 2015 - 8:00am
August 13, 2015
Lexi Franke, 9, found the St. Paul Park Heritage Days medallion Thursday afternoon. She found it buried in the sand volleyball court at Heritage Park. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Lexi Franke, 9, digs up St. Paul Park Heritage Days medallion
August 13, 2015 - 12:57pm
St. Paul Park Heritage Days Medallion Hunt Clue No. 4
August 13, 2015 - 8:30am
Angel Glass (left) gets some water from teammates Carol DeBlieck and Sharon Doucette near Mondovi, Wis., during last year’s Ragnar Relay. The three are members of Cottage Grove Random Runners who are competing in this year’s event. (Submitted photo)
The long run: Cottage Grove part of 200-mile Ragnar Relay
August 13, 2015 - 8:11am
August 12, 2015
St. Paul Park Heritage Days Medallion Hunt Clue. No. 3
August 12, 2015 - 8:30am
August 11, 2015
St. Paul Park Heritage Days Medallion Hunt Clue No. 2
August 11, 2015 - 8:30am
Five-year-old Abigail Wenzel of Cottage Grove sizes up her situation midway through her second ear of roasted corn at Newport's Pioneer Day celebration Sunday at Pioneer Memorial Park. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Newport gets an earful on Pioneer Day
August 11, 2015 - 7:38am
August 6, 2015
Four pigs compete in the Swinetime Pig Races Friday at the Washington County Fair in Lake Elmo. Kermit the Hog out-nosed Albert Einswine to win the popular event. The winner got to gobble up an Oreo cookie on a silver platter at the finish line. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Fairgrounds fun: Washington County Fair draws the crowds
August 6, 2015 - 9:39am
July 22, 2015
Dottie (left), played by Samantha Smith, is dazed and confused when she’s greeted by witch Glinda Crosby (Stephanie Caughey) in “The OzFather.” Also part of the cast are Molly and Samantha Riggs (background), and Dexter the dog, who plays Toto. Dexter is owned by cast member Cassie Klinga. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Cottage Grove's Locally Grown Theatre premieres 'The OzFather' ahead of Fringe Festival
July 22, 2015 - 9:00am
July 6, 2015
A large crowd gathered at Kingston Park to watch the annual Fourth of July fireworks show. (Photo by John Molene)
Fourth of July fireworks light up Cottage Grove's Kingston Park
July 6, 2015 - 9:48am
June 18, 2015
Gary Valencour and Mika Linke, both of Cottage Grove, chat before a rehearsal of “Les Miserables” at the Loft Stage at East Ridge High School. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Manning the barricades: For 'Les Mis,' Cottage Grove residents work both sides of footlights
June 18, 2015 - 8:00am
June 3, 2015
Fifth-grader Sophia Rajan (middle) joins the clarinet section, which includes Erin Polta (left) and Sue Kremer. Rajan attends Middleton Elementary. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Multigenerational music: Students perform with South Washington County Community Band
June 3, 2015 - 10:24am
April 21, 2015
Emalee Fisher (left) gives Sunny Leonida a hand as they rolled for a strike during the seventh-annual Stone Soup-er Bowl fundraiser. The girls bowled on a team with Karlee Fisher, Jonah Leonida, Grace Leonida, Brian and Katrina Leonida; and Bruce and Connie Shalles. Bruce Shalles worked at Northern Tier Energy’s refinery in St. Paul Park. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)
Soup-er Bowl nets $34K for St. Paul Park thrift shop
April 21, 2015 - 3:11pm
March 31, 2015
Geoff Akins-Hannah, a “bubbleologist,” performs for kids Saturday at the Park Grove Library in Cottage Grove. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Bubble magic in show at Cottage Grove's Park Grove Library
March 31, 2015 - 1:32pm