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The big chew: Goats deployed to Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park to eat invasive shrubs
Residents upset over BNSF parking lot plan
Legislative election history may mean little this year in MN
Dominium breaks ground for Legends of Cottage Grove
Liberty keeps it local: Family business keeps on growing
crime and courts
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
Adapted Soccer: Thunderbolts get season's first shutout
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
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Real Estate Showcase
July 15, 2016
Dozens of kids learned about trees last week during Cottage Grove Parks and Recreation’s annual Forestry Camp. Hamlet Park drew a crowd of...
July 15, 2016 - 8:30am
July 14, 2016
Newport adopts surveillance resolution
The Newport City Council has passed a resolution reserving the right to use audio and video recordings on public premises in Newport. The resolution...
July 14, 2016 - 8:00am
80th Street lane work approved
An upcoming road project could reduce vehicle stacking on 80th Street at East Point Douglas Road.
July 14, 2016 - 4:00am
July 13, 2016
Jamaica and 70th to be closed two weeks
The Jamaica Avenue and 70th Street intersection will be closed for two weeks as crews continue construction of a new roundabout. The intersection...
July 13, 2016 - 8:30am
Cottage Grove city administrator receives positive review
Cottage Grove City Administrator Charlene Stevens received positive marks in a recent performance evaluation. Mayor Myron Bailey summarized the...
July 13, 2016 - 5:00am
July 9, 2016
Washington County sheriff's sergeants get new contract
The Washington County Board of Commissioners reached a tentative three-year contract with a union that represents sergeants in the county sheriff’s office.
July 9, 2016 - 9:00am
July 8, 2016
Rumpca steps in as interim Public Works Supervisor
Assistant Supervisor Brian Rumpca is serving as interim Public Works Supervisor after Rob Weldon's departure.
July 8, 2016 - 4:00pm
Washington County adds fee to parking tickets
Parking tickets just got a little more expensive. The Washington County Board of Commissioners on June 28 approved a $2 fee to add to parking violations that are processed through the district court. The increase became effective July 1. The board also approved a request to increase...
July 8, 2016 - 8:00am
July 6, 2016
'Life-changing prescription': Medical marijuana has desired effect for Woodbury patient
Users of medical marijuana are marking the one-year anniversary of its legalization in Minnesota, even as some criticize its high cost and persistent...
July 6, 2016 - 11:54am
June 28, 2016
City of Newport to pay $115,000 to injured former police officer
June 28, 2016 - 11:15am
June 23, 2016
Absentee voting for 2016 primary election begins June 24
Absentee voting for the statewide primary election begins on Friday, June 24, and continues through Monday, Aug. 8. Absentee voters are encouraged to vote at the beginning of the period. Voters may vote in person at any of the following Washington County Service Centers: Woodbury...
June 23, 2016 - 8:00am
June 22, 2016
Cottage Grove City Council rejects solar garden project request
Cottage Grove City Council members took a dim view of a company’s preferred solar garden location. Sunrise Development wanted permission to install a 5-megawatt solar energy garden on land near Highway 61 in south Cottage Grove. The property is just outside the city’s recently...
June 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
June 19, 2016
St. Paul Park selects new city prosecutor
For the first time in decades there will be a new prosecutor in St. Paul Park. The city has contracted with GDO Law to handle its prosecution duties beginning July 1. The White Bear Lake firm was chosen following interviews of multiple firms by City Administrator Kevin Walsh and police...
June 19, 2016 - 8:00am
June 13, 2016
St. Paul Park public works supervisor resigning for Lake Elmo job
The city of St. Paul Park is in the market for a new public works supervisor.
June 13, 2016 - 7:00am
June 10, 2016
Cottage Grove council member Justin Olsen won't seek re-election
Olsen announced Friday he won’t run for re-election this fall, ending his council service after eight years.
June 10, 2016 - 1:02pm