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East Ridge gymnasts soar at Park meet
East Ridge cheer team earns first-place finishes at U of M
Raptors fourth at home Ruckus
Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Executive director ready to lead Chamber in new direction
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
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Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
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crime and courts
October 5, 2017
Newport man receives year of probation for Springfield gun burglary
One of four men accused of stealing guns from a town of Springfield home last fall will serve one year of probation. A St. Croix County Circuit...
October 5, 2017 - 9:04pm
October 3, 2017
Man sentenced for iPhone robbery in Cottage Grove
A Mankato man convicted of an armed robbery outside a Cottage Grove Target store faces nearly five years in prison following his Sept. 22 sentencing....
October 3, 2017 - 7:35am
October 2, 2017
Las Vegas attack leaves Farmington native in critical condition
Farmington native Philip Aurich remains in critical condition following the Oct. 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas. He was among the hundreds injured...
October 2, 2017 - 5:29pm
September 28, 2017
Fraudulent caller targets Woodbury senior in $39,000 scam
Woodbury police believe an 82-year-old man was the victim of a multi-thousand-dollar scam after a caller who claimed to be the man's grandson...
September 28, 2017 - 9:39am
September 27, 2017
At a crossroads: Repeat impaired drivers continue to slip through the system
There’s a difference between losing someone after a long illness and a death that occurs suddenly. Mark and Sue Riley learned that the hard...
September 27, 2017 - 8:45am
September 26, 2017
Authorities: More molestation victims of former South Washington County Schools bus assistant
Washington County officials believe four additional children were victims of a former School District 833 bus attendant who was accused in February...
September 26, 2017 - 5:04pm
Cottage Grove police reports: Teenage shoplifters; Disorderly conduct
Three 13-year-old males, two from St. Paul Park and one from Cottage Grove, were referred to the Youth Service Bureau Sept. 8 for shoplifting...
September 26, 2017 - 8:45am
September 23, 2017
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
A Woodbury woman reported Aug. 21 that her cowgirl horseshoe purse was stolen while she was at the American Legion, 328 Broadway Ave., during...
September 23, 2017 - 8:00am
September 16, 2017
Cottage Grove police reports: Garage graffiti; Clown sighting
A 51-year-old Cottage Grove man was arrested Aug. 26 on suspicion of domestic assault following an altercation with his 16-year-old son. Police...
September 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 14, 2017
Five men accused of soliciting children for sex in Woodbury
Five men have been arrested in Woodbury during a staged undercover operation targeting people who solicit children for sex Wednesday, Sept. 13....
September 14, 2017 - 10:06am
Afton man's 20-year probation in burglary an 'outlier'
A felony first-degree burglary conviction landed Lawrence Murray Best a sentence of less than a year in jail, but the 54-year-old Afton man will...
September 14, 2017 - 8:00am
September 11, 2017
After long career, a 'sour' end for St. Paul Park police investigator
St. Paul Park police officer Kyle Lindquist is moving on after 29 years in blue. Lindquist said his goal was to work for the city 30 years, but...
September 11, 2017 - 8:00am
September 8, 2017
Canine comfort: Inmates and shelter pets find strength in each other at Washington County
Two dogs were admitted to the Washington County jail Aug. 17. Rocket and Nabi, a 20-pound version of a chocolate lab and a fluffy white cotton...
September 8, 2017 - 3:02pm
Bomb squad called to remove military mortars from Cottage Grove basement
A bomb squad assisted in the removal of explosives, including what was believed to be a live mortar, from a Cottage Grove home. A woman in the...
September 8, 2017 - 11:46am
September 6, 2017
Maubach sentenced to 19 years on sex trafficking charges
A Mahtomedi man faces an 18-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to felony sex trafficking charges involving at least two women. Shaun...
September 6, 2017 - 2:08pm