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September 18, 2015
Thomas Erickson and his band, the Eric Thomas Trio, start their third season of Tuesday night gigs at the VFW Post 8752 Red Barn in Cottage Grove on Sept. 22. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Set to swing: Bandleader Thomas Erickson to begin weekly gigs at Red Barn in VFW
September 18, 2015 - 7:00am
September 15, 2015
Cottage Grove native Joe Filipovich will play the Oktoberfest fundraiser for Friends in Need Food Shelf Oct. 11 at Hope Glen Farm. (Photo by David Fitzgerald, Full Throttle Interactive and Design)
Hooked on the blues: Park High School grad Joe Filipovich blazes career as songwriter, guitarist
September 15, 2015 - 12:49pm
September 5, 2015
Ric Wells
Newport author to sign copies of new book
September 5, 2015 - 8:00am
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