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Arson causes $30,000 damage to Cottage Grove park playground equipment
Legislative candidates view mental health solutions differently
Speaker demands health insurance action or will ask Dayton to resign
The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Minnesota roundup: Family of 4 found safe, but parents arrested; Biden to make campaign stop in northern Minnesota
crime and courts
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
Football: Wolfpack rolls at North in regular season finale
Football: Royals upset Raptors in regular season finale
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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January 25, 2012
Healthy and quick breakfasts for busy school mornings
Studies have found that children who eat a healthy breakfast have higher energy levels and better learning abilities than similar students who...
January 25, 2012 - 10:13am
Keep the pounds off even after the beach season has come and gone
While that might be human nature, it's also a waste of all that presummer effort. Keeping fit through the winter and into next beach season doesn't...
January 25, 2012 - 10:08am
January 6, 2012
Update: Contaminant found in Pepin Height's Honeycrisp cider
If you have Pepin Heights' Honeycrisp 100 Percent Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, don't drink it if the "use by" date reads Feb. 9. The Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Pepin Heights Orchards are advising consumers to avoid the cider after department laboratory tests found some...
January 6, 2012 - 3:20pm
November 29, 2011
Participation up for Cottage Grove Thanksgiving 5K fundraiser
An estimated 100 people took part in the second-annual Hale to the Bird 5K on Thanksgiving in Cottage Grove. The run, which started at Hamlet...
November 29, 2011 - 2:45pm
October 15, 2011
Bundled runners line up for Cottage Grove 5K
More than 40 runners bundled up for the annual Cottage Grove 5K race and stroller roll on a brisk Saturday morning at Kingston Park. Racers...
October 15, 2011 - 9:54am
August 11, 2011
Walker with the world and a cause reaches Cottage Grove
Erik Bendl has the world on a string, his dog Nice on a leash and many miles to go. Bendl is using an unconventional approach to raise awareness...
August 11, 2011 - 11:27am
June 3, 2011
Large turnout for 'Relay' in south Washington County
Thousands of people turned out to support the fight against cancer Friday night and into Saturday during the 2011 Relay for Life of South Washington County at East Ridge High School. The event drew a total of 1,477 walkers, making up 130 teams, but many more attended in support of...
June 3, 2011 - 11:45pm
May 18, 2011
Inspired inventor: Cottage Grove girl thinks of invention to help leukemia patients
Sydney Pedersen's class project could make chemotherapy less traumatic for young cancer patients. Sydney had to develop an invention as part...
May 18, 2011 - 7:49am
April 5, 2011
Cottage Grove, YMCA in talks on community center
The city of Cottage Grove and the YMCA are nearing a deal to partner in the operation of a proposed community center in the city, officials said. A city task force that has studied the issue for almost two years is set to deliver its final report to the Cottage Grove City Council...
April 5, 2011 - 4:42pm
February 21, 2011
East Ridge student Haering loses battle with leukemia
Ann Haering's fight has come to an end. The East Ridge High School senior, and Woodbury resident, died Sunday, Feb. 20 after her battle with...
February 21, 2011 - 11:22am
January 6, 2011
Dayton gives mic to Cottage Grove protester
Cottage Grove resident Leon Moe is critical of federal health care expansion and on Wednesday was given a big platform to express that view....
January 6, 2011 - 12:00pm
October 9, 2010
In July, just weeks after she thought she had become cancer-free, Tammy Oberg was told that she had six months to live. The Cottage Grove wife,...
October 9, 2010 - 7:00am
September 23, 2010
Family faces cancer without insurance
When Greg Wilwert won a $100 gift certificate for new glasses from Cottage Grove Eyecare Clinic at a Chamber of Commerce networking event, it seemed it was his lucky day. At the time, though, he had no idea how lucky he was. It was Dr. Trent Cole who during his eye exam in May urged...
September 23, 2010 - 7:57am
September 8, 2010
After illness, new life
Before Rebecca Eckes went in this spring for what her family hoped would be the last of many surgeries, she, her husband Shane and their five kids drove to Florida to enjoy the beach and a day in Disney World. It was a step toward normalcy, Eckes said, as was her March reconstructive...
September 8, 2010 - 7:55am
August 31, 2010
Report: PFCs unlikely to harm health
The Minnesota Department of Health says drinking east metro water contaminated with 3M-manufactured perfluorochemicals is unlikely to cause adverse health conditions in humans. PFCs were released into groundwater from 3M disposal sites in Cottage Grove, Oakdale, Lake Elmo and Woodbury,...
August 31, 2010 - 5:13pm