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Right place, right time: Citizens honored for life-saving act
Cottage Grove woman broke into home, stole gift card, charges say
Cottage Grove council conducts Stevens’ performance evaluation
Charges: 100-mph chase in Newport ends with DWI, drug charges
Minnesota roundup: Jewish Center in Twin Cities receives bomb threat
crime and courts
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
Boys' Basketball: Park runs out of steam in two losses
Gymnastics: Park wraps up SEC schedule
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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June 12, 2013
South Washington County Relay for Life raises $178K
The clouds lifted last week for a celebration. After a week where gloomy weather seemed to be the rule, the cover of gray gave way to a burst of sunshine just as hundreds gathered Friday, June 7, at East Ridge High School for the annual Relay for Life of South Washington County. Woodbury...
June 12, 2013 - 4:31pm
May 28, 2013
Cottage Grove boy recognized after using CPR to save father's life
It's scary enough for a bystander to witness a stranger going into cardiac arrest. Now imagine it's a son watching his father. A Cottage Grove...
May 28, 2013 - 12:45pm
May 22, 2013
Health survey links PFC levels to unfiltered tap water consumption
A state health survey has linked the consumption of unfiltered drinking water to higher PFC concentrations in surveyed residents of Cottage Grove and two other east-metro communities. The results, released recently by the Minnesota Department of Health, generally show that the longer...
May 22, 2013 - 11:49am
May 21, 2013
St. Paul Park residents gather for 'Greet Your Garden' community garden launch
Stormy weather Saturday morning may have dampened the soil too much to plant, but it did not stop the Greet Your Garden festivities from taking...
May 21, 2013 - 3:50pm
May 14, 2013
Newport women celebrate reaching 90 -- and then some
With some aches and pains but generally good health, three women over 90 enjoyed being the center of attention last week at Red Rock Manor, in Newport. If you live into your 90s, doctors say you probably don't have to be concerned about cholesterol anymore so Ruth Ighel, 94, Bernice...
May 14, 2013 - 3:05pm
April 3, 2013
Dieticians say small steps can lead to big results
While the inclination may be to literally "hit the ground running," when it comes to making healthy choices, experts seem to agree that small...
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
March 27, 2013
What's being hungry got to do with eating?
In January a small group in western Wisconsin celebrated the one-year anniversary of a local gathering where everyone may not know your name,...
March 27, 2013 - 6:00am
March 26, 2013
Cottage Grove to get mountain bike park
After months of planning, local BMX rider Chance Glasford can breathe a sigh of relief -- or take a deep breath because he soon will plunge into a new mountain bike park project. The Cottage Grove City Council unanimously approved partnership plans with Glasford and Minnesota Off-Road...
March 26, 2013 - 9:22am
OH, BABY! You're in good hands
Why is play important for children's development? What is the most important thing to remember when changing a baby's diaper? What information...
March 26, 2013 - 8:24am
March 20, 2013
Off-road mountain bike park proposed for Cottage Grove's West Draw Park
West Draw Park on the north side of Cottage Grove could soon be the newest haven for mountain bike enthusiasts from around the metro. The sprawling...
March 20, 2013 - 3:34pm
February 23, 2013
Angie Hong Viewpoint: Historic homes and farms contain secrets--both good and bad
Part of the fun of owning an old home or farm is uncovering the secrets of its former lives. Whether you find old glass bottles buried in the yard or a piece of remnant prairie in the back 40 that has never been plowed, each new discovery adds detail to the story. Unfortunately, however,...
February 23, 2013 - 8:53am
February 13, 2013
Healthy foods part of special lunch at Grey Cloud Elementary School
Many of the students at Grey Cloud Elementary School had seen fried rice before, but hadn't tasted it. When it was served Friday as part of...
February 13, 2013 - 12:52pm
January 30, 2013
Losing pounds & gaining happiness
O'Neal Hampton remembers the nights he used to spend lounging on the couch at his Richfield, Minn., home with a bag of potato chips by his side...
January 30, 2013 - 6:31am
January 23, 2013
Washington County adds prescription drug drop-off site in Cottage Grove
South Washington County residents now have a safe place to dump their unwanted drugs. Washington County officials recently added a secure prescription...
January 23, 2013 - 9:05am
January 2, 2013
Cottage Grove council unanimously rejects smoking ban in city parks
Cottage Grove City Council members snuffed out a proposed smoking ban in city parks. Council members unanimously opposed a policy that would have prohibited smoking in city parks with some exceptions allowed, including for private events and at the city-owned River Oaks Golf Course....
January 2, 2013 - 11:11pm