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Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
Minn. Senate votes to limit local power on minimum wage, related issues
Body Works to host 5K
CNC to host Hastings Area Birding Festival April 22
How much? Anonymous $8,000 donation will help Park High School finance theater trip
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
Blues from Brazil on tap Wednesday in Newport
arts and entertainment
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Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Editorial: Brexit hits closer to home than you think
Keith Jacobus viewpoint: Recognizing key people in our system
Rep. Tony Jurgens viewpoint: House budget has $1.35B in tax relief
Real Estate Showcase
June 19, 2013
'Where we are called to be'
Leaving nearly all their possessions behind, Dawn and Mark Haas will relocate to Reynosa, Mexico, to help an orphanage eat healthier.
June 19, 2013 - 1:00pm
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
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
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
November 21, 2012
'Hale to the Bird 5K' set for Thanksgiving Day in Cottage Grove
Organizers are planning the third-annual Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving Day in Cottage Grove. The run begins at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 22,...
November 21, 2012 - 2:29pm
October 18, 2012
'Voices of Hope': Cottage Grove-area women to launch second breast cancer support video
People who have been told they have cancer never forget the day they got the diagnosis and the fear they felt.
October 18, 2012 - 8:23am