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Sex trafficking forum planned Sept. 29 in Cottage Grove
Missing for 27 years, Jacob Wetterling's disappearance remained a mystery
Newport to move community garden
Cottage Grove senior living project moves forward
Cottage Grove police reports for Sept. 23: Burglary, drunken driving, drugs, theft
crime and courts
Football: Raptors win third straight over Stillwater
Football: Park offense goes all-out in Tartan win
Football: New Life Academy falls short in upset bid
Report: Garnett will retire, ending comeback run with Wolves
Swimming and Diving: Royals swim ahead of Park in SEC dual
Two local veterans will receive advocacy award Sept. 11
The gift of writing: local author recognized, donates royalties
Holiday Train plans Cottage Grove return
Newport and St. Paul Park team up for movie night
Senior dining program expanding to include all ages
arts and entertainment
Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State
S. WASH SCHOOL DIST
NRI ASSUME NAME
ORDINANCE NO. 968
David H. Conrad, 69
Terry 'Mario' Weierke, 60
Mary M. Thurmes, 101
Roderic McKenzie, 53
Letter to the editor: Holmstadt will spend how we would to repair roads, not on light rail projects
Viewpoint: Goals for Cottage Grove include growth, housing, amenities
Viewpoint: Negligence law recognizes duty to behave
Letter to the editor: Peterson well-suited for House seat
Letter to the editor: Old barn gone but memories linger
Real Estate Showcase
August 11, 2016
Karwoski, Anderson, win spots on November ballot for County Commissoner District 2 seat
On paper, it was a six-way skirmish for a vacant seat on the Washington County Board of Commissioners. The reality was less dramatic, as candidates...
August 11, 2016 - 9:10am
Cottage Grove, St. Paul Park, Newport join other cities in opting out of ‘drop home' law
After the Temporary Family Health Care Dwelling law was passed this spring by the state Legislature, many cities in the metro area are considering...
August 11, 2016 - 8:45am
August 10, 2016
Major roadwork in Cottage Grove is on track for Labor Day completion
Cottage Grove’s summer road construction is still underway, but some projects are wrapping up. Three of the four legs of the roundabout on...
August 10, 2016 - 4:00pm
Sheriff’s office receives gift cards for night-vision monoculars
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office will use 10 $250 gift certificates donated by Thomas Rice to purchase night-vision monoculars for the office’s patrol division. County commissioners voted to accept the gift at their Aug. 2 meeting, following a presentation from Washington...
August 10, 2016 - 3:39pm
August 5, 2016
Public Works requests new radio system
The Cottage Grove Public Works Department is seeking a new radio communication system in a 2017 budget request that also includes a bump in streetlight repair funds and other requests focusing mostly on worker safety. The current low band radio system in public works vehicles is...
August 5, 2016 - 1:00pm
Budget proposal includes compensation study, community engagement program
The Cottage Grove administration budget has few changes requested for 2017, but those that are there were mainly requested by the city council. The department’s budget for next year includes funding for an employee compensation study and a community engagement program. The compensation...
August 5, 2016 - 10:00am
August 4, 2016
Cottage Grove Parks and Rec. seeks parks manager as parks system grows
Cottage Grove parks staff say they need someone to manage the city’s growing park system. The Parks and Recreation Department is asking the City Council to approve a new parks manager position, in addition to other equipment and personnel requests reviewed during a July 27 budget...
August 4, 2016 - 10:00am
August 2, 2016
Filing period open for city council seats in Cottage Grove and Newport
The filing period for both Cottage Grove and Newport mayoral and city council races are open. The two-week filing window opened Tuesday, Aug. 2, and wraps up Tuesday, Aug. 16.
August 2, 2016 - 10:59am
August 1, 2016
Finalists announced for St. Paul Park Public Works supervisor
The city of St. Paul Park has narrowed its search for a new public works supervisor to three finalists.The candidates to replace former director Rob Weldon are Tony Flandrich, Kevin Zittel and Jeff Dionisopoulos. Flandrich is the only internal candidate, currently a maintenance worker...
August 1, 2016 - 1:40pm
July 28, 2016
Construction for inclusive playground in Woodridge Park pushed to 2017
The Woodridge Park inclusive playground project is currently 65 percent funded.
July 28, 2016 - 4:00pm
Safety Camp teaches kids safety basics
Sixty-four local kids, ages 8 to 11, came out to Cottage Grove’s Hamlet Park last week for the city’s 22nd-annual Safety Camp. Over two days,...
July 28, 2016 - 8:15am
July 27, 2016
Supper club planned for River Oaks
The River Oaks Golf Course restaurant "Eagles at River Oaks" has a new business plan: a supper club model for dining.
July 27, 2016 - 8:20am
July 26, 2016
Geraghty bows out as Newport mayor; Rahm set to run
Newport Mayor Tim Geraghty has decided to bow out of city politics, opting against re-election this fall. Council member Tracy Rahm has decided...
July 26, 2016 - 10:18am
July 22, 2016
Newport fishing pier to receive upgrade
Newport intends to add ADA accessibility to local fishing pier.
July 22, 2016 - 8:15am
July 20, 2016
Bailey to seek third term as mayor
Mayor Myron Bailey will be the only incumbent on the ballot for Cottage Grove city races this fall. Bailey said he intends to run for mayor again,...
July 20, 2016 - 8:00am