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South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Space still available for 2016 Woodbury Days business fair
Construction for inclusive playground in Woodridge Park pushed to 2017
Safety Camp teaches kids safety basics
Solar garden sparks controversy; solar moratorium passed
crime and courts
East Ridge Girls Soccer: Raptors dynamic duo eyes next step
Schools remain focused to beat last week's high heat
East Ridge Wrestling: Raptors build youth program from ground up
Magic finish up play at national tournament
East Ridge Legion: Raptors bow out despite stellar showing in playoffs
Mary Poppins opens at Merrill Community Arts Center
Boys and their bubbles
Car show in St. Paul Park may switch days to avoid scheduling conflict
Cottage Grove, Woodbury splash pads endorsed by parenting magazine
Booya bash cooks up funds for Newport Fire Department
arts and entertainment
CITY OF ST PAUL PARK PUBLIC ACCURACY TEST
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NOTICE OF HEARINGCITY OF ST. PAUL PARK, MINNESOTA
Cottage Grove Police Department Auction
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE NOTICE OF ACCURACY TEST
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District 833 School Board Viewpoint: Clarification around teacher contract negotiations
Letter to the editor: Night to Unite, help make our communities safe
Viewpoint: County attorneys face wide-ranging work
Viewpoint: Protecting the water we drink
Bulletin editorial: District 833 School Board's pay increase to superintendent was ill-timed
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May 27, 2016
Washington County: Child protection changes increase caseload
State funding will allow Washington County to hire three more child protection workers, but officials say there is no additional funding to process those cases through the legal system. Washington County Community Services has received grant funding of $222,758 from the state to hire...
May 27, 2016 - 8:00am
May 25, 2016
Eating at The Eagles: New name approved for River Oaks restaurant
The restaurant at River Oaks Golf Course is getting a branding makeover. As part of efforts by the Cottage Grove City Council to steer the municipal...
May 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
Time for an 'upgrade': Cottage Grove advances plans for new fire station
Cottage Grove’s Fire Station 2 has served the city well for the past few decades, but it’s time for an upgrade, Fire Chief Rick Redenius...
May 25, 2016 - 11:24am
May 23, 2016
Tick tock, tick tock: The Legislature's chaotic final minutes
Shouts, desperate attempts to make last-minute changes and general chaos ended late Sunday attempts to increase Minnesota transportation and...
May 23, 2016 - 7:47am
Transportation, bonding fail at end of Minnesota Legislature
Minnesota legislators came to St. Paul with hopes to pass a good many bills, but they failed to approve two major issues, transportation and...
May 23, 2016 - 7:40am
May 21, 2016
Parks, libraries score high in Washington County survey
Washington County residents say they enjoy an exceptional quality of life, but rapid growth of the suburban county is a leading concern, and...
May 21, 2016 - 11:49am
May 20, 2016
County, state work to find safer route to Cottage Grove Elementary School
Getting to school by foot or bike might get easier for some Cottage Grove students, thanks to a Washington County project. The county was selected to conduct a pilot program for the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School program. Cottage Grove Elementary...
May 20, 2016 - 8:00am
May 15, 2016
Washington County conducts staff security training
Washington County is implementing a large-scale security training program in all county offices. The county’s security training is based on the national security training program that goes by the acronym ALICE — for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate — and is being led...
May 15, 2016 - 8:00am
May 13, 2016
Washington County eyes higher levy increase in 2017
Washington County may raise its property tax levy in 2017, higher than the 3.49-percent increases of the past two years. The county budget is based on principles including focusing spending on core functions, not relying on one-time funding for ongoing costs and making strategic investments...
May 13, 2016 - 8:00am
May 11, 2016
A place to call home: Senior housing complex gets OK in Cottage Grove
A new senior housing development is well on its way to building in Cottage Grove. Plymouth-based Dominium is planning a 184-unit apartment...
May 11, 2016 - 9:33am
May 6, 2016
Minnesota Legislature path forward unclear after bonding defeat
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is in limbo after Thursday's narrow defeat of a major issue on the table this year. "I think for those...
May 6, 2016 - 8:08am
April 30, 2016
Rumpca recognized in St. Paul Park
St. Paul Park honored Brian Rumpca, assistant public works supervisor, for his 20th anniversary with the city. Mayor Keith Franke presented Rumpca with a plaque at the April 18 meeting, thanking him for his two decades working with St. Paul Park. Rumpca started with the city on...
April 30, 2016 - 8:00am
April 29, 2016
Cottage Grove OK's environmental commission member
The Cottage Grove City Council appointed Mark Bender to the city’s Environmental Commission. Bender works for the Minnesota Department of Health and also is the caretaker for Dodge Nature Center’s Shepard-Otis farmstead in Cottage Grove. His term runs until Feb. 28, 2018. Bender’s...
April 29, 2016 - 9:00am
April 28, 2016
Sustainable City Awards go to district, resident
Cottage Grove recognized solar panel and recycling projects as winners of its 2016 Sustainable City Award. Resident Sherry Holtmeyer was the winner in the residential category. She installed solar panels on her home last summer with the help of the Made in Minnesota solar incentive...
April 28, 2016 - 1:00pm
April 27, 2016
Cottage Grove makes progress on HERO Center plans
Plans continue on a public safety training facility in Cottage Grove years in the works. The project was earmarked for state funding, and last week the City Council took action needed to get the $1.46 million for pre-design and design work on the HERO Center. The HERO Center would...
April 27, 2016 - 9:00am