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Minnesota roundup: Man injured in Becker County snowmobile accident; Baby found safe after possible abduction
Minnesota students lobby lawmakers on smoking laws
Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
crime and courts
Gymnastics: Raptors experience at individual state
Gymnastics: Raptors take seventh at team state
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
College students present diverse artwork exhibition
Freeze and thank you: Polar Plunge raises $95,000
Splashed ice: Third-annual Polar Plunge will chill and thrill in Woodbury
Moon Glow lights up the night
Hot Air Affair Parade lights up downtown
arts and entertainment
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CG AUCTION 031517
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Bulletin letter to the editor: Setting record straight on Rep. Franke’s bill
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
Viewpoint: Whisper of spring in the air
Letters to the editor: Franke should be straight with constituents; Franke, Jurgens helped provide relief
Letters: Red Rock boondoggle shows county should stick to road planning
Real Estate Showcase
November 2, 2016
Land acquired for Grey Cloud bridge: County, watershed to build bridge on County Road 75
The Washington County Board approved the acquisition of right-of-way on three parcels surrounding a stretch of County Road 75 above the Mississippi...
November 2, 2016 - 4:00pm
Well water watch underway in city: City to implement 10-year well monitoring program
Water in Cottage Grove is being watched. The second stage in an EPA-required wellhead program is being drafted by the city and Stantec Consulting...
November 2, 2016 - 8:30am
October 28, 2016
Newport City Council votes to leave salary as is
The Newport City Council passed on raising council stipends. The council on Thursday voted 4-1, with council member Tom Ingemann being the only vote in favor of the raise. The council stipend has not been increased in 10 years. The ordinance proposed increasing the mayor’s salary...
October 28, 2016 - 8:00am
October 27, 2016
Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park change firefighter retirement programs
Volunteer firefighters in Cottage Grove and St. Paul Park will have a new retirement program starting January 2017 under the statewide Public...
October 27, 2016 - 8:30am
October 26, 2016
Newport City Council rejects TIF vote, new vote set for Nov. 3
The second heated Newport City Council redevelopment discussion this month ended with a guarantee of future debate. Following the controversial...
October 26, 2016 - 8:31am
Newport City Council to fast-track Red Rock Village TIF district
The Newport City Council was presented Thursday with two TIF-supported development options — one a partnership with Washington County and the...
October 26, 2016 - 8:30am
October 18, 2016
BEC to be interim home for ambulance service
Along with new updates on the design and building of the new central fire station planned for 80th Street, the city has made plans to put some...
October 18, 2016 - 2:35pm
October 13, 2016
Newport City Council books library
The Newport City Council had a change of scenery for its Oct. 6 meeting, which was held at the Newport Library and Community Center. Historic...
October 13, 2016 - 8:30am
October 12, 2016
Cottage Grove City Council raises mayor and council member stipends in split vote
In a split vote, the Cottage Grove City Council raised mayor and council member stipends by 15 and 17 percent. The new salary for the mayor will be $10,848 annually, or $904 monthly, increasing from $9,216. Council member stipends are increasing to $8,172 from $6,780, or $681 monthly....
October 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 11, 2016
Split Newport City Council OK’s $26 million TIF plan
Redevelopment in Newport near the Red Rock Crossing transit station may move ahead after a split council voted Oct. 6 to approve a Washington...
October 11, 2016 - 2:18pm
October 6, 2016
Roundabout project set in motion, costs divided
A roundabout and improvements on East Point Douglas Road and Keats Avenue/CSAH 19 will be done next spring and summer, for a total of $4.4 million...
October 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
October 5, 2016
Cottage Grove Council members want to talk ambulance service, fund changes
Cottage Grove City Council members want to consider alternatives for how ambulance service is provided to St. Paul Park and Newport — and how...
October 5, 2016 - 8:00am
September 29, 2016
Sparks fly in Newport candidate forum
A Newport candidate forum included finger-pointing and a focus on past city actions and the decision to disband the Newport Police Department....
September 29, 2016 - 11:48am
September 28, 2016
River Oaks restaurant set for Oct. 5 soft opening
The Cottage Grove City Council decided on Oct. 5 for a soft-opening of the River Oaks restaurant Eagles Bar and Grill. The new menu, which will...
September 28, 2016 - 3:19pm
Washington County prosecutor Karin McCarthy a candidate for district judgeship
Assistant Washington County Attorney Karin McCarthy is among three candidates recommended to Gov. Mark Dayton for a vacant seat in the state’s 10th Judicial District.
September 28, 2016 - 12:49pm