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September 1, 2016
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
September 1, 2016 - 10:20am
December 23, 2015
The Dec. 16 groundbreaking of a new facility for Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park included, from left, Rep. Dan Schoen; Sen. Katie Sieben, Karla Bigham, Washington County Commissioner; Keith Franke, mayor of St. Paul Park; Michelle Rageth, Friends in Need executive director;  Rick Hastings, Northern Tier vice president ; Jason Akey, Northern Tier vice president of logistics; and Randy Bachman of Merchants Bank in Cottage Grove. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
New home means bigger bills for Friends in Need food shelf
December 23, 2015 - 8:00am
March 12, 2015
Ashley Wagenman of Cottage Grove serves platefuls of fried and baked cod at the Friday fish fry at River Oaks Golf Course.
South Washington County's weekly fish fry dinners have diners hooked
March 12, 2015 - 9:00am
December 8, 2014
Bonnie Schmuck of Cottage Grove welcomes the first cookie customers as they hustle into the Newport Masonic Center in St. Paul Park. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Sugar rush: Cookie customers line up for Queen Esther sale in St. Paul Park
December 8, 2014 - 1:46pm
November 25, 2014
Sarah Johnson, of Cottage Grove, does some heavy lifting Sunday at the American Legion Post 98 in St. Paul Park. Johnson, a member of the Minnesota Army National Guard, helped to assemble turkey dinners for needy families in south Washington County. (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Helping hands: Volunteers pack Thanksgiving meals for south Washington County residents in need
November 25, 2014 - 8:00am
August 21, 2014
Middleton Elementary second grade teacher Megan Zachman has a vineyard in the backyard of her Cottage Grove home with both table and wine grapes, which she spends much of the summer managing. (Bulletin by Amber Kispert-Smith)
Grape expectations: Teacher spends summer in Cottage Grove backyard vineyard
August 21, 2014 - 8:00am
March 27, 2014
Volunteers Patty Fretwell (left) and Cathy Mitchell serve a recent community meal at St. Rita Catholic Church.  (Bulletin photo by William Loeffler)
Serving others: Volunteers key to Cottage Grove church community meals
March 27, 2014 - 6:00am
December 13, 2013
Friends and Need Food Shelf Director Michelle Rageth has led the St. Paul Park operation since 1998 and credits the success to the “generous community” and “amazing volunteers.” (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Friends in Need Food Shelf director credits volunteers, community for success
December 13, 2013 - 9:00am
November 14, 2013
Son and mother duo, Brian and Mary North, owners of the North Pole Restaurant in Newport, reopened the business earlier this month after a much needed remodel. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Newport’s North Pole restaurant re-opens after remodel
November 14, 2013 - 9:00am
November 12, 2013
South Washington County's Holiday Train Committee fundraising under way
November 12, 2013 - 8:43am
October 17, 2013
Friends in Need prepares for Share the Joy holiday programs
October 17, 2013 - 10:58am
July 9, 2013
The booya festival July 13-14 is a fundraiser for the Newport Fire Department. (Bulletin file photo)
Newport booya festival celebrates 60 years July 13-14
July 9, 2013 - 3:39pm
July 3, 2013
Elin Kugel, 2, of Woodbury, helps her neighbor Cathy Gunvalson pick strawberries at Afton Apple last week. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)
Short and sweet: Afton Apple's strawberry season abbreviated
July 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
July 1, 2013
Buffalo Wild Wings said to be eyeing two sites in Cottage Grove
July 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
June 14, 2013
Ellee Clausen is pictured two years ago with her first Top Chef entry, a strawberry chunk macadamia nut cookie. She took second place in the division for kids 10- years-old and younger. Bulletin file photo
Strawberries key in Cottage Grove's Top Chef Contest
June 14, 2013 - 2:02pm
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