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Newport assistant to city administrator position open
Accused sex trafficker faces additional charges in Hennepin County
Watering ban affects Cottage Grove Parks’ summer fun
Teen driver crash rates remain above average in Minnesota and Wisconsin
After budget veto, Minnesota Senate plans to shut down in July; House in September
crime and courts
Park trapshooting team is headed to MSHSL state tournament on Saturday
Track and Field: Sieffert earns spot on U of M track and field team
Track and Field: Weiss, coaches recall tough road to triple jump state title
Temi Ogunrinde goes to nationals and beyond
Baseball: Eagles fall one-run short in section championship
Minn. State Fair cheese curd legend to appear at Cheese Curd Festival
50 and counting
Best of the Fest: Talent show draws singers, dancers to Strawberry Fest
Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest ambassadors selected
Sights from the Strawberry Fest 5K
arts and entertainment
Notice of Public Auction 071917
Amend ORD 981 REDUCE GRASS CUTTING NOISE
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE: Robert P. Schnaar
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MF JOHNSON MN 170041
Susie Q. Rosenberger, 60
LeeVal F. "Val" Brantner, 75
Paul McCauley, 78
Susan J. Krech, 69
Vernold J. Derichs, 79
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove is working to supply water to all
Viewpoint: Strict rules about contacting judges
Viewpoint: In CDA lawsuit, Newport loses either way
Letter: Thanks for Franke, Jurgens for tax relief support
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove water is safe to drink
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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
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
September 29, 2010
Taking care of 'family'
Bill Schmitzer, who died recently at age 76, was buried last week in the Grey Cloud Island Township Cemetery.
September 29, 2010 - 8:14am
September 8, 2010
A century of living
SUPERIOR, Wis.--Nina Rivard grew up in the horse and buggy days. Her mother cooked on a wood stove and her neighborhood - Superior's Butler Park area - was checkered with farms. "At one time everybody out here had small animals, manure piles, hay barns," Rivard said. "It was all...
September 8, 2010 - 9:43am
September 2, 2010
100 years and counting
Luella Knudsen always believed that she would live to be 100 years old. However, as her 100th birthday approached on Aug. 28, she said she didn't know why she wanted to live to be a centenarian. "It's not something I would wish on anybody," Knudsen said while sitting in her room...
September 2, 2010 - 7:00am
October 21, 2009
Talking through tough times
When cancer strikes a young child, it's devastating. "You do a lot of crying the first week," said Anne Pedersen. "Then you get busy." And, if you're lucky, you find a support group that understands what it means to have a young child with cancer. Five-year-old Paige Pedersen...
October 21, 2009 - 7:58am
October 2, 2009
Interest up in joining 4-H, leader says
County funding cuts to 4-H haven't hurt local recruitment efforts, said Washington County 4-H District Representative Liz Dietsche. In fact,...
October 2, 2009 - 8:06am
August 3, 2009
Kids stay safe at camp
For more than 10 years, Safety Camp has been a high point of the summer for kids in south Washington County. Hosted by the Cottage Grove...
August 3, 2009 - 8:10am
July 27, 2009
Carpenter Nature Center: A place of fun, peace and learning
Carpenter Nature Center is one of those places that holds new sights each day for visitors. No matter how many times a person visits, there's always something more, something new, to see. What started as a story about summer programs coming up, quickly turned into a look-at-that,...
July 27, 2009 - 7:51am
June 17, 2009
Quite a track record
From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. every summer day you'll find, Richard and Elaine Oftedahl in the same place they've been 25 summers before -- Raceway...
June 17, 2009 - 1:01am