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St. Paul Park police reports for Oct. 27: Drugs, theft, drunkenness
All Saints Lutheran Church's Pastor Helker arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography
Minnesota roundup: Searchers looking for missing canoeist on Leech Lake; Woman who didn't trust banks loses $224,000 life savings in home theft
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Cottage Grove police reports for Oct. 27: Assault, drunken driving, alcohol offense
crime and courts
Girls Soccer: Raptors offense can’t connect in state loss to Andover
Volleyball: Eagles cruise past St. Paul Harding
Volleyball: Park sweeps Highland Park to start section tournament
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
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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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
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September 1, 2016
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
Tastes are changing, and so is the senior dining program at the DPC Community Center. Beginning Sept. 12, nutritious hot lunches that were formerly available to those 60 and older can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Instead of catered meals, the food will be prepared on-site by...
September 1, 2016 - 10:20am
December 23, 2015
New home means bigger bills for Friends in Need food shelf
Friends in Need Food Shelf does indeed have a lot of friends. Many of them turned up at a formal groundbreaking for a new food shelf building...
December 23, 2015 - 8:00am
March 12, 2015
South Washington County's weekly fish fry dinners have diners hooked
Along with daffodils, daylight saving time and opening day at Target Field, the return of the Friday night fish fry is a sure sign that spring...
March 12, 2015 - 9:00am
December 8, 2014
Sugar rush: Cookie customers line up for Queen Esther sale in St. Paul Park
Members prepared over 55 kinds of homemade cookies and other sweets for their 14th-annual fundraiser.
December 8, 2014 - 1:46pm
November 25, 2014
Helping hands: Volunteers pack Thanksgiving meals for south Washington County residents in need
Dozens of volunteers turned out early Sunday morning to assemble 450 boxed turkey dinners for needy families in south Washington County.
November 25, 2014 - 8:00am
August 21, 2014
Grape expectations: Teacher spends summer in Cottage Grove backyard vineyard
A trip to California’s wine country is a dream vacation for some — and just outside their reach and pocketbooks. But Middleton Elementary...
August 21, 2014 - 8:00am
March 27, 2014
Serving others: Volunteers key to Cottage Grove church community meals
It’s the volunteers who make a success of the free community meals served by at least three churches in Cottage Grove.
March 27, 2014 - 6:00am
December 13, 2013
Friends in Need Food Shelf director credits volunteers, community for success
While some south Washington County residents don’t think twice before picking up groceries, there are others who don’t know where they will...
December 13, 2013 - 9:00am
November 14, 2013
Newport’s North Pole restaurant re-opens after remodel
Four days without the North Pole’s signature cafe food and slice of pie may have seemed like an eternity for some loyal customers, but the...
November 14, 2013 - 9:00am
November 12, 2013
South Washington County's Holiday Train Committee fundraising under way
Canadian Pacific is organizing this year’s big Holiday Train event in Cottage Grove, but the local Holiday Train Committee has already started its annual fundraising for the Friends in Need Food Shelf in St. Paul Park.
November 12, 2013 - 8:43am
October 17, 2013
Friends in Need prepares for Share the Joy holiday programs
The Friends in Need Food Shelf is kicking off its Share the Joy program.
October 17, 2013 - 10:58am
July 9, 2013
Newport booya festival celebrates 60 years July 13-14
Every second Sunday in July, as tradition dictates, the Newport Fire Department hosts the annual Booya festival, which gives area residents a...
July 9, 2013 - 3:39pm
July 3, 2013
Short and sweet: Afton Apple's strawberry season abbreviated
The strawberry picking season at Afton Apple Orchard was drastically shortened by a bought of unruly weather during May and June.
July 3, 2013 - 1:18pm
July 1, 2013
Buffalo Wild Wings said to be eyeing two sites in Cottage Grove
The wide array of wing sauces and infamous Blazin' Wing Challenge just might be on its way into Cottage Grove as Buffalo Wild Wings is said to be in talks with Cottage Grove city officials. The franchise is scouting two potential locations within the city.
July 1, 2013 - 12:01pm
June 14, 2013
Strawberries key in Cottage Grove's Top Chef Contest
In its fifth year, the Top Chef Contest continues to draw local residents with their best recipes that contain strawberries. From salsa to strawberry...
June 14, 2013 - 2:02pm