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Solar garden sparks controversy; solar moratorium passed
Mediation leads to new tentative agreement between teachers union, South Washington County Schools
Supper club planned for River Oaks
Opinion Brewing receives liquor license as restaurant
Hy-Vee project in Cottage Grove gains more ground
crime and courts
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
Park Legion: St. Paul Park ends season at sub state
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
CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME PAYMENTS FOR CHANGE
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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March 16, 2016
Commissioner Bearth remembered as 'well liked,' caring
Washington County Commissioner Ted Bearth died March 10 after months of illness. Bearth, of Oakdale, was named County Board chairman in January...
March 16, 2016 - 10:00am
March 15, 2016
Newport resident to serve on state commission
A Newport resident has been appointed to a state panel. Gov. Mark Dayton announced March 2 that Saengmany Ratsabout will serve on the Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans. The council advises the Minnesota Legislature on issues important to state residents from over 40 Asian-Pacific...
March 15, 2016 - 3:00pm
St. Paul Park OK's state agreements for Hastings Ave., services
St. Paul Park will get funding for work to improve Hastings Avenue before closing a nearby railway crossing. The council approved an agreement with Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railway Company and the state of Minnesota that secures funds for the project. The Minnesota Department...
March 15, 2016 - 1:34pm
March 11, 2016
Merchants Bank move gets council OK
The Cottage Grove Merchants Bank’s plans to move into the former Famous Dave’s site have passed city review. The bank, relocating from the Gateway North Shopping Complex to make room for Hy-Vee’s planned gas station and convenience store, plans to shift its operations into...
March 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
March 10, 2016
Washington County Commissioner Ted Bearth dies
Washington County Commissioner Ted Bearth has died, the county announced Thursday.
March 10, 2016 - 1:41pm
Washington County report pegs Park Grove Library's condition as critical
Washington County’s libraries could use more than $6.1 million in maintenance upgrades over the next decade, an assessment shows, and maintenance needs in some libraries may be so great that the county could consider replacing the building itself. Washington County officials started...
March 10, 2016 - 8:00am
March 9, 2016
Cottage Grove commission chairs chosen
The leaders for four Cottage Grove commissions were named March 2. Tony Jurgens was appointed chair of the Public Services Commission, Ken Brittain of the Planning Commission, Brandon Smith of the Environmental Commission and Herb Japs as the Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation....
March 9, 2016 - 10:00am
March 8, 2016
River Oaks golf manager separation finalized
The Cottage Grove City Council finalized a separation agreement with River Oaks Golf Course manager Bruce Anderson. Anderson’s last day will be March 18, and the agreement includes paying Anderson for 288 hours of personal leave and 24 weeks of severance. Anderson’s annual salary...
March 8, 2016 - 11:43am
March 6, 2016
Washington County takes steps on pollinator population problem
Washington County is looking at what can be done to help replenish the pollinator population in the county. The Washington County Board of Commissioners directed staff to write a resolution stating the efforts the county is already making on increasing the pollinator population, and...
March 6, 2016 - 8:00am
March 5, 2016
Washington County seeks volunteers for child protection panel
Washington County is looking for volunteers to help some of the county’s youngest and most vulnerable. The Washington County Child Protection Citizen Review Panel is in need of three to five new volunteers, age 21 and older, to join the board. Normally, it carries a roster of 10...
March 5, 2016 - 8:00am
March 3, 2016
Facility needs among new Washington County library plan priorities
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has approved the countywide library system’s strategic plan, giving a collective nod to planning steps to make all of the county’s libraries more user-friendly. The strategic plan sets the stage for several changes at libraries around...
March 3, 2016 - 8:00am
February 26, 2016
Minnesota budget surplus slips
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota economy and state budget report is a cautionary tale. While politicians haggled over taxes and spending, pretty much every state leader reacting to information that the state budget surplus slipped from $1.2 billion to $900 million said it is a sign that care...
February 26, 2016 - 3:22pm
February 25, 2016
State legislative preview features argument
ST. PAUL -- A heated exchange between Gov. Mark Dayton and House Speaker Kurt Daudt on Thursday may have yielded a preview of what to expect...
February 25, 2016 - 6:50pm
February 18, 2016
Cities back HRA's plan to expand powers
Cottage Grove, Newport and St. Paul Park economic development authorities have put their support behind a plan to add economic development powers to the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority. The change needs needs legislative and county approval, HRA Deputy Executive...
February 18, 2016 - 10:00am
February 12, 2016
Health Department erred in Minnesota drinking water tests
The Minnesota Health Department has admitted it failed in testing some drinking water supplies.
February 12, 2016 - 3:10pm