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Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
Cottage Grove Arts Commission appoints new member
Hy-Vee and watershed granted sustainable city award in Cottage Grove
St. Paul Park Police reports for April 28
Afton to create habitat for endangered bee species
crime and courts
Softball: Young's homer lifts Park past Woodbury
Baseball: Park slips by Woodbury with Alt no-hitter
Boys' Hockey: Vogelgesang is hired as East Ridge head coach
Prep baseball: Pitch count rule was a matter of time
Boys' Lacrosse: Raptors continue work on new systems
Park puppeteers put death through its paces for 'Addams Family' musical
Health column: You don't want to see me unless you have to
In musician's hands, vintage oil cans become electric guitars
Bexell was 'Cottage Grove's pastor'
Tao of Thao: Cottage Grove artist mixes the spiritual with the everyday
arts and entertainment
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ASSU Screaming Goat
Norma Jean Snider
Michael R. Fournelle, 68
Thomas G. Yetter, 68
Loretta M. Mailand, 89
Andrea J. Sonnee, 59
Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: The House majority and transit for our district
Letter to the editor: House funding plans negatively impact local communities
Letters to the editor: Legislative session, transit funding
Viewpoint: Busy construction season ahead for south Washington County
Real Estate Showcase
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
September 26, 2016
Newport candidate forum set for Sept. 27
Candidates for Newport City Council and mayor will square off in an election forum this week.
September 26, 2016 - 3:00pm
September 25, 2016
Cottage Grove meeting to address PFC questions
Residents of south Washington County who live in or near areas where groundwater has been contaminated with perfluorochemicals (PFCs) will have an opportunity to ask questions about PFCs and discuss the issue one-on-one with staff from the Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota...
September 25, 2016 - 9:00am
September 23, 2016
Newport to move community garden
The community garden in Newport will have a new home soon, on the corner of Fourth and 15th streets. “We talked about needing to move the community garden, so we looked at numerous sites around town, and the preferred site is Fourth and 15th,” City Administrator Deb Hill said...
September 23, 2016 - 4:00pm
September 22, 2016
Traffic signal improvements scheduled at St. Paul Park interchange
Improvements are scheduled this fall to help relieve congestion at the interchange of 70th Street, Summit Avenue and Highway 61 in St. Paul Park. The Washington County Department of Public Works will re-calibrate the timing of the traffic signals on the 70th Street/Summit Avenue...
September 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
If you smell something, say something: Newport study sniffs out odors
Newport residents may finally find the source of the city’s infamous stench. The Ramsey/Washington County Recycling and Energy Board is conducting...
September 22, 2016 - 8:00am
September 21, 2016
New background check standards for volunteers in Newport
The Newport City Council voted to change the background check process for city volunteers and employees who work with children. Under the resolution the council passed 5-0, volunteers and employees must have their fingerprints taken in order to check a national database. The previous...
September 21, 2016 - 4:45pm