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'Most promising' possibility yet for new hotel in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park police reports: Garage break-in; fighting
Philharmonic convergence: Minnesota Orchestra performs at East Ridge High School
Police: Stranger asked young girl for Cottage Grove home's garage door code
Colorful weekend headed to Afton
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Football: Academy Force drops home game against Mound Westonka
Football: Park drops rematch with Apple Valley
Football: East Ridge holds off Roseville for a win on homecoming
Girls' swimming and diving: Wolfpack have season's best meet vs. Raptors
Versatile Majewski commits to Miami
Westfields cardiac rehab program receives certification; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26: Health briefs
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
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April 18, 2017
River Oaks quarterly review leads to changes at Cottage Grove golf course
River Oaks Golf Course has been under Parks and Recreation Department control for a full quarter now, after being managed by the city council...
April 18, 2017 - 2:50pm
April 13, 2017
Cottage Grove commission seats filled
A resignation on the Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation lead to a vacancy filled by Marie Sumtine. Sumtine serves on the South Washington County Historical Society and the Minnesota Genealogy Library. Sumtine will serve a term ending February 2018. “I think she will make...
April 13, 2017 - 1:03pm
April 12, 2017
Newport's Sixth Street fishing pier project ditched
The Newport City Council voted against granting a variance required to pass engineering designs of an handicapped-accessible path to the pie...
April 12, 2017 - 8:30am
March 30, 2017
Cottage Grove to revise business incentive policy
The Economic Development Authority will spend the next few months deciding what kinds of subsidies, public financing or incentives they're willing...
March 30, 2017 - 8:30am
March 29, 2017
Washington County tables CTIB dissolution as moot
The Washington County Board tables a resolution to dissolve the Counties Transit Improvement Board at its March 28 meeting.
March 29, 2017 - 9:38am
March 28, 2017
Jahner joins St. Paul Park City Council
Gregory Jahner III was sworn in as the newest council member by Mayor Sandi Dingle at the March 20 City Council meeting. "Thanks again for giving...
March 28, 2017 - 10:11am
March 22, 2017
New Cottage Grove fire station funded by bonding, refinancing
The city is issuing a new round of bonding to pay for the $9 million central fire station. The central fire station, slotted for construction...
March 22, 2017 - 8:30am
March 21, 2017
Newport ordinance restricts offender residency
The city of Newport is tightening restrictions on where predatory offenders can live.
March 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
March 17, 2017
St. Paul Park alley paving project finally a go
The project was first set out to bid last summer, but was tabled when the bids came back too high. Now, St. Paul Park City Council members are...
March 17, 2017 - 8:30am
March 13, 2017
Transit board's breakup delayed by Dakota County objections
Washington County is caught in the middle of a messy divorce.
March 13, 2017 - 3:13pm
March 9, 2017
Jahner joins St. Paul Park City Council
After being down a member for nearly three months, the St. Paul Park City Council will swear in Gregory Jahner III as the newest member March...
March 9, 2017 - 3:23pm
Special TIF bill supported without Newport mayor
The Washington County Community Development Agency, with the support of the city of Newport, will seek state legislation regarding their TIF...
March 9, 2017 - 8:30am
March 8, 2017
Inclusive playground to be built this summer in Cottage Grove
Construction will start on the inclusive playground this summer in Woodridge Park. The inclusive playground is currently 90 percent funded.
March 8, 2017 - 8:53am
March 5, 2017
Afton Historical Museum in running for federal grant
In 2017, the museum is hoping to get a larger boost after applying for a $165,000 federal grant through the Institute of Museum and Library ...
March 5, 2017 - 9:00am
March 3, 2017
Cottage Grove's ‘State of the City’ to be delivered March 15
Mayor Myron Bailey is joining in a tradition of surrounding city mayors by delivering a “state of the city” speech. The address will be 6:30 p.m. March 15 at City Hall, just before the city council meeting. “This is my opportunity to share with the public a lot of the things...
March 3, 2017 - 10:45am