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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
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Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
October 28, 2014
Parade of Halloween spirit during Cottage Grove's Monster Bash
More than 30 parade units participated in the sixth-annual Monster Bash celebration Saturday, the culmination of a two-day event.
October 28, 2014 - 1:38pm
August 4, 2014
Cottage Grove fundraiser to help overseas troops
Members of “A Touch of Home,” a ministry of Crossroads Church, are holding a hot dog, brat, hamburger and pulled pork fundraiser for troops overseas from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at the church’s Cottage Grove campus, 80th...
August 4, 2014 - 5:11pm
July 16, 2014
A dirty ‘Dash’
Afton Alps Ski Area was transformed Saturday into a setting for a grueling adventure race, where thousands of hardy runners scaled walls, climbed...
July 16, 2014 - 1:48pm
June 20, 2014
Local teacher, son find Strawberry Fest Medallion
A local educator and her son beat out dozens of treasure hunters Friday morning and found the 2014 Strawberry Festival Medallion, which was hidden...
June 20, 2014 - 10:56am
June 19, 2014
Farmers market opens in Cottage Grove
The market runs Thursdays through the growing season.
June 19, 2014 - 11:00am
May 14, 2014
BMX enthusiast named Cottage Grove Volunteer of the Year
Glasford instrumental in creation of city's first bike park.
May 14, 2014 - 9:06am
May 7, 2014
Teen Star Wars fan designs ‘Yoda’ logo for Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest logo
Local high schooler took inspiration for logo from his dog, Yoda.
May 7, 2014 - 12:15pm
April 13, 2014
Park High School student earns Eagle Scout award
Marsh cleaned up Afton State Park.
April 13, 2014 - 9:00am
April 8, 2014
Gentle Saturday in Cottage Grove connects ‘community of learners’
Hundreds of area residents filled the classrooms at Cottage Grove Middle School Saturday to get a hands-on lesson in art, health care, essential...
April 8, 2014 - 9:23am
February 20, 2014
Cottage Grove Park grad to star in Disney On Ice
Professional show skater got start at local ice arena.
February 20, 2014 - 10:00am
January 12, 2014
Mild temps attract dozens to Cottage Grove ice skate night
Nothing says winter in Minnesota quite like outdoor ice skating, hot chocolate and a crackling bonfire. Highlands Park pond in Cottage Grove...
January 12, 2014 - 4:55pm
November 28, 2013
Mayoral pardon, record attendance at Hale to the Bird 5K in Cottage Grove
A new local record was set Thursday as nearly 500 runners, joggers and walkers braved low temps to burn off a few pre-Thanksgiving dinner calories...
November 28, 2013 - 10:07am
November 20, 2013
Park High School IB students fight hunger with carnival
Dozens of families and area students stood up against hunger last week by playing pickup games of basketball and floor hockey and getting their...
November 20, 2013 - 9:00am
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