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The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Residents upset over BNSF parking lot plan
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
crime and courts
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
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
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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WASHINGTON COUNTY TITLE SERVICES
Alice T. Talcott, 89
Roberta Swan, 66
Connie Courtade, 75
Nadine Strong, 85
Jane Crowell, 97
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
Real Estate Showcase
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
May 16, 2012
Cottage Grove plans 'Night to Unite" picnic Thursday
Cottage Grove Public Safety is hosting a Night to Unite informational picnic Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Kingston Park for residents interested in captaining their own neighborhood gathering this August. Dozens of Cottage Grove neighborhoods now host Night to Unite block parties since...
crime and courts/Family
May 16, 2012 - 10:34am
March 27, 2012
2012 South Washington County roundup of Easter activities and egg hunts
South Washington County families may choose from a variety of Easter activities this year ranging from traditional dramatic productions at Light the Way Church and New Life Church of Woodbury and moving to a visit with the Easter Bunny at Valley Creek Mall Saturday and Breakfast with...
March 27, 2012 - 11:36am
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
November 24, 2011
Cottage Grove couple carries on kindness after cancer battle
Eric and Karen Wenzel were surrounded by support of family and friends during a prolonged maedical fight, and are carrying forward that kindness...
November 24, 2011 - 6:52am
November 9, 2011
Judy Spooner: Pumba, Park Grove Pet Hospital's well-known 'Clinic Cat,' dies
Pumba made more friends in 13 years than most people have in a lifetime. Just a garden variety American tabby male cat and the star of the show...
November 9, 2011 - 12:46pm
September 15, 2011
South Washington County apple orchards ripe for good season
Area apple growers are excited about this fall's bounty. The crop in the St. Croix Valley is "excellent," according to Charlie Johnson, owner...
September 15, 2011 - 9:33am
August 23, 2011
Rescued bald eagle to be release at Carpenter Nature Center on Wednesday
A bald eagle rescued during a snowstorm in March will be released at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings. The eagle was injured in what was believed to be a territorial dispute. Three Carpenter Nature Center staff members and volunteers drove to the...
August 23, 2011 - 10:34am
June 24, 2011
South Washington County Weekend Planner: Outdoor events for the family
This weekend in south Washington County families can choose from campfire programs, Shakespeare outside, safety day at the mall or Boomsite Day in Stillwater. For adults, there's a benefit motorcycle ride. The Washington County Parks Department is hosting two separate campfire programs,...
June 24, 2011 - 8:20am
June 3, 2011
Opening of 'Miracle Field' in south Washington County delayed
A field for children with disabilities to play baseball was one step closer to reality when it hit a bump in the long road it's been on for the past four years. The Jeff Hanson Miracle Field was scheduled to be ready for the new East Metro Miracle League by July, but contractors...
June 3, 2011 - 11:16am
May 25, 2011
Cottage Grove girl's leukemia fight inspires Relay for Life participation
After Brianna Wukawitz started treatment for her leukemia, the teenager's family decided to organize a team for this year's Relay for Life of...
May 25, 2011 - 9:12am
April 10, 2011
Lots of bargains at ECFE garage sale in Cottage Grove
The annual Early Childhood and Family Education garage sale drew lots of bargain-hunting parents to Cottage Grove Middle School on Saturday. The...
April 10, 2011 - 2:58pm
March 24, 2011
Supporting and socializing: Cottage Grove club a resource for moms
Jen Blomberg has a good sense of humor about her job as a stay-at-home mother and wanted to socialize with other moms who are coping with the...
March 24, 2011 - 9:53am