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Pumpkins by the yard: ‘Pumpkin House’ collects donations for children’s hospitals
Minnesota roundup: Patrol still looking for hit-and-run driver who killed 85 year old woman; Man killed after contacting live wire following crash; plus more state headlines.
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 28: Burglary, theft, disorderly conduct
St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
MN state parks to be free on day after Thanksgiving
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Crowd gathers to support Oktoberfest for Friends in Need Food Shelf
Bailey Nurseries chairman wins conservation award
Banking on Oktoberfest: Oct. 16 fundraiser in Cottage Grove helps Friends in Need Food Shelf's bottom line
Films in Five Festival gets "bigger and better"
Fans flock to Films in Five Festival in Cottage Grove
arts and entertainment
Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc vs Kritzky
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Clayton E. Tibbs, 73
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
Letter to the editor: Lewis not part of establishment
Letter to the editor: Schoen gets work done, gets results
Letter to the editor: Vote on the future of Newport
Letter to the editor: Vote Peterson, Schoen and Jurgens
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November 7, 2013
Newport vet finds new purpose decades after war
Vietnam vet and Purple Heart recipient Richard Jenkins opens up about his nearly two years in the service and how combat changed his life.
November 7, 2013 - 10:44am
November 2, 2013
Area residents battle invasive buckthorn
South Washington County residents came out in droves this last week to help remove invasive buckthorn from wooded areas. Buckthorn, a plant...
November 2, 2013 - 3:45pm
October 30, 2013
‘Buckthorn bust’ planned at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
Friends of the Mississippi River will work with partners Washington County, Washington Conservation District, and the city of Cottage Grove on a “buckthorn bust” event in Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park, the group’s newest habitat restoration site.
October 30, 2013 - 10:37am
October 21, 2013
Leaving the community a little better: Flandrich retires after 43 years in public works
For the last 43 years, Lee Flandrich’s day often began before the sun rose and ended long after it had set. That just comes with the territory...
October 21, 2013 - 9:42am
October 11, 2013
Zombies a new target at Zywiec’s highway haunt
Each Halloween season, the garden and landscaping showrooms at Zywiec’s in Cottage Grove transform into a terrifying horror extravaganza where...
October 11, 2013 - 9:30am
October 3, 2013
Halloween horrors come alive at Deadview Cemetery
Halloween is woven in the founders of Deadview Cemetery. Something about the high-pitched shrieks, freaked-out faces and thrill of the scare...
October 3, 2013 - 5:06am
September 25, 2013
Cottage Grove-area overseas troop care initiative moves into 10th year
Sending care packages to troops serving overseas has become a monthly routine for three organizations in south Washington County—a routine...
September 25, 2013 - 9:33am
September 24, 2013
Cottage Grove Public Works Department opens doors, showcases rigs
An early afternoon rainstorm didn’t stop activities at the Cottage Grove Public Works Department from taking place as more than 1,000 people...
September 24, 2013 - 5:00pm
September 12, 2013
Campbell is newest Cottage Grove Police officer
Brian Campbell was sworn in last week, making him the third police officer the Cottage Grove Police Department has added this summer.
September 12, 2013 - 1:20pm
August 31, 2013
Grad party gift? A winning lottery ticket
A year after a terrible auto accident, St. Paul Park teen finds good fortune during grad party.
August 31, 2013 - 9:00am
August 17, 2013
St. Paul Park Heritage Days grand parade part of a weekend of family fun
Warm weather and blue skies for the St. Paul Park Heritage Days grand parade.
August 17, 2013 - 1:42pm
August 14, 2013
St. Paul Park firefighters to serve as Heritage Days parade grand marshals
To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the St. Paul Park Fire Department, the dedicated fire crew has been named the official grand marshals.
August 14, 2013 - 11:28am
St. Paul Park royalty program wraps up -- maybe for good
The Heritage Days royalty ambassador program is on hiatus for the coming year, said Jim Domeier, festival committee leader and royalty program organizer.
August 14, 2013 - 11:25am
2013 Heritage Days: 'Hot times' for St. Paul Park festival
The city’s fire department is celebrating 75 years of service and rich history with the theme “Hot Times on Broadway" for this weekend's...
August 14, 2013 - 11:20am
August 1, 2013
Updated: Cottage Grove couple wed on inaugural Marriage Equality Day
Couple one of the first to wed as the state's new same-sex marriage law becomes legal.
August 1, 2013 - 4:28pm