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Girl identified who died in apparent drowning in central Minnesota
From an A to 'Incomplete': How N.D., Minn. political leaders grade Trump's first 100 days
Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park Police reports for April 28
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
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Michael R. Fournelle, 68
Thomas G. Yetter, 68
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
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Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
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March 6, 2013
South Washington County youths get their Celtic kicks at upcoming Irish dance celebration
firstname.lastname@example.org The soundtrack of traditional Irish music and pounds of heavy clogging are everyday sounds in the homes of Sean Boyles...
March 6, 2013 - 2:15pm
Scouts honored: Cottage Grove triplets earn Eagle rank together
It's easy to tell them apart even though they're triplets with different interests, but the Tschida boys have something truly unique in common:...
February 6, 2013 - 1:20pm
January 23, 2013
A long journey back: Cottage Grove's Jaime Anderson recovering from stroke
Her friends, and those she graduated with from Park High School in 2005, will be glad to know that Jaime Anderson hasn't lost her friendly smile...
January 23, 2013 - 11:06am
January 11, 2013
Weather forces postponement of Cottage Grove's 'Skate Night'
Rain and unseasonably warm temperatures have forced Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation to postpone its annual Skate Night. The event at Highlands Park was scheduled for Friday evening, Jan. 11. The city has rescheduled the event for 5-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25.
January 11, 2013 - 10:26am
December 4, 2012
Jolly old elf draws a crowd at Cottage Grove Lions' Breakfast with Santa
More than 700 people attended the annual Breakfast with Santa event on Sunday morning. Hosted by the Cottage Grove Lions Club, the event is held...
December 4, 2012 - 1:59pm
November 14, 2012
Cottage Grove couple's 'Coats of Kindness' expands in third year
Eric and Karen Wenzel are extending their warmth for the third year with "Coats of Kindness," a campaign to collect new and gently used winter...
November 14, 2012 - 3:36pm
October 30, 2012
Cottage Grove family invites public to Halloween pumpkin display
Ryan and Tami Bertram don't get many trick-or-treaters at their Hadley Avenue home, but they've still got plenty of people stopping by the house...
October 30, 2012 - 4:36pm
September 27, 2012
Newport Fun Walk set for Saturday
Newport's annual Fun Walk will take place beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, giving area residents a chance to learn about the city's natural amenities from outdoors experts. Pre-registration is not required; just be sure to wear comfortable shoes, organizers say. The walk will begin...
September 27, 2012 - 2:11pm
September 4, 2012
Holiday Train's 10th-annual Cottage Grove stop to pose added challenges
Organizers are beginning to plan for the 10th-annual Canadian Pacific Holiday Train stop in Cottage Grove this December. But they have even more planning to do after it was announced that the festive train and accompanying holiday entertainment will roll through at 5:30 p.m. on a...
September 4, 2012 - 12:54pm
August 7, 2012
Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park celebrate Night to Unite and National Night Out tonight
Fire up the grill and break out the brats: the annual National Night Out and Night to Unite is here again. Neighbors in Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park will gather Tuesday, Aug. 7, to celebrate the annual event targeted at fostering community dialogue and building relationships...
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August 7, 2012 - 12:59pm
August 6, 2012
Cottage Grove couple weds at county fair as man faces terminal cancer
Not knowing how much longer they have together, Betty Joyce and William Smith Sr. ensured they will be by each other's side for eternity. As...
August 6, 2012 - 2:07pm
August 2, 2012
Summer get-together lights up Cottage Grove neighborhood
When Carol DeBlieck comes up with what seems like a silly idea, her neighbors around Iverson Avenue in Cottage Grove just go along with it because...
August 2, 2012 - 1:25pm
July 25, 2012
Safety Camp thrills Cottage Grove kids
As the three-day annual safety camp entered its 18th year, there was a twist on one of the traditions. Every year, Cottage Grove firefighters...
July 25, 2012 - 8:12am
December 23, 2011
'Dad!' -- Cottage Grove Air Force father surprises kids after deployment (with video)
Nick Frazer has looked at hundreds of videos on the Internet of family members being surprised at work or school by soldiers returning from Afghanistan...
December 23, 2011 - 8:03am
December 7, 2011
Up close with Santa Claus in Cottage Grove
The first Sunday in December traditionally is the day when Santa greets local children to hear what they want for Christmas while parents and...
December 7, 2011 - 12:45pm