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Cottage Grove police reports for Feb. 22: Burglary, domestic assault, drugs
Ex-opioid addict: Doctors only want to prescribe 'pills, pills, pills, pills'
Right place, right time: Citizens honored for life-saving act
Cottage Grove woman broke into home, stole gift card, charges say
Cottage Grove council conducts Stevens’ performance evaluation
crime and courts
Boys' Hockey: Second period goals push Park past Hastings
Boys' Basketball: Raptors hold off Royals, grab share of SEC lead
Wrestling: Woodbury, East Ridge fall in team section semifinals
Gymnastics: East Ridge wins section title
Girls' Basketball: Wolfpack improves streak to three games
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
PH CIP BONDS-CG
VCCS INTERIOR REMODEL BID
PN JT PLANNING MET COUN-GCIT
LTD LIABILITY CO-PURE VITALITY
BID FOR NEW CG FIRE STATION
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Terry L. Syverson, 66
Sandra R. Baxter
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
Viewpoint: Legislature should recommit to county program aid
Viewpoint: Health care aid law the first step
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January 19, 2017
Jan. 21 Winter Festival at Lake Elmo Park rescheduled
The 14th-annual Washington County Parks Winter Festival originally scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, at Lake Elmo Park Reserve, 1515 Keats Ave. N., in Lake Elmo. Activities are free with a park vehicle permit; $7 daily or $30 annually....
January 19, 2017 - 9:44am
December 29, 2016
Zion Lutheran to hold model train show benefit
The Africa mission committee at Zion Lutheran Church in Cottage Grove is holding model train shows Friday and Saturday, Dec. 30-31 to raise funds for its next trip. Everyone is invited to the show from 4-8 p.m. Friday and 2-8 p.m. Saturday. Admission is $3 per person or $10 per family;...
December 29, 2016 - 10:00am
November 23, 2016
‘Hale to the Bird’ run/walk planned Thanksgiving morning in Cottage Grove
Hale to the Bird 5K run/walk, a fundraiser for Friends in Need Food Shelf, will take off at 9 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 24, at Hamlet Park, 8883 Hamlet...
November 23, 2016 - 4:31pm
November 17, 2016
Merrill Community Arts Center expands
Merrill Community Arts Center bought a warehouse next door to their headquarters in a Woodbury industrial park. The 3,840 square foot space will...
November 17, 2016 - 4:13pm
September 12, 2016
Highway 61/Highway 10 lane closures near Hastings scheduled for Sept.12-15
ROSEVILLE, Minn. – Motorists will encounter lane closures and delays on both directions Highway 61 in Denmark Township north of Hastings as crews begin paving the highway. Beginning at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 12, southbound Highway 61 between Maycrest Avenue and just north of the...
September 12, 2016 - 8:56am
September 2, 2016
Benefit planned for Park grad Nick Maestas Sept. 3
Family and friends of Nick Maestas are organizing a benefit fundraiser from 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at American Legion Post 98, 823 Broadway Ave., St. Paul Park. Activities will include an appearance by 92 KQRS radio host Brian Zepp from 4-6 p.m., food, music and a silent auction....
September 2, 2016 - 9:00am
August 11, 2016
Franke’s Bar in St. Paul Park damaged in fire
The attic above Franke’s Bar, 304 Broadway Ave., owned by St. Paul Park Mayor Keith Franke, caught fire just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. There were...
August 11, 2016 - 12:13pm
August 8, 2016
Web app tracks prevalence of radon in Washington County
A majority of Minnesota counties have high average levels of radon, according to a new online tool that tracks the prevalence of the odorless gas linked to thousands of lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year. The Minnesota Department of Health collected radon data from 86,000 residential...
August 8, 2016 - 7:00am
August 3, 2016
Washington County Fair: Master Gardeners offer new activities plus demonstration garden
Visitors of all ages are encouraged to interact with nature at a variety of new and old activities offered by Washington County master gardeners at the county fair, Wednesday through Sunday, Aug. 3-7, in Lake Elmo. At the new Discovery Center, kids can visit the Mystical Magical Monarch...
August 3, 2016 - 7:00am
August 2, 2016
3M reduces pumping levels at former dump site
3M has decreased the amount of groundwater pumped through barrier wells at a former dump site between Woodbury Drive and Cottage Grove Drive south of Dale Road that was contaminated by chemicals manufactured by the company. Beginning Tuesday the company started reducing its level...
August 2, 2016 - 5:00pm
August 1, 2016
South Washington Counties cities plan Night to Unite, National Night Out parties
Neighbors in south Washington County will come together Tuesday, Aug. 2, to strengthen bonds with each other and with public safety providers....
August 1, 2016 - 6:00am
July 29, 2016
South Washington County kids compete at duathlon
Last year’s duathlon in Ojibway Park was the first big run for Ava Chabot of Cottage Grove. She loved it and was inspired to join the track-and-field...
July 29, 2016 - 6:00am
July 23, 2016
Cottage Grove: Police will take Citizens Academy applications until Aug. 12
The Cottage Grove Police Department is hosting its Citizens Academy for the sixth year in a row, with the theme: “How does your police department work for you?” The free eight-week program gives 20 Cottage Grove residents age 21 and over the chance to learn about Cottage Grove...
July 23, 2016 - 6:00am
July 22, 2016
Cottage Grove: 80th Street to close Aug. 1-11
80th Street between Jamaica Avenue and Ideal Avenue is scheduled to close from Aug. 1-11 for a pavement replacement project. Road work will be done during extended hours, between 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m to 6 p.m. on Sunday, in order to decrease the length...
July 22, 2016 - 6:00am
July 21, 2016
Area rivers, lakes make ‘polluted’ list
Several waters in south Washington County are listed as having some kind of impairment.
July 21, 2016 - 4:30pm