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Newport may close rink and warming house, add public works position
Cottage Grove: Skeleton-faced ski mask burglar sentenced
St. Paul Park hires new public works supervisor
City applies for programs to help fill business park
Newport open bowhunting dates revised for 2016 season
crime and courts
Coyotes triumph, take home league championship
Ragnar Relay sends thousands of runners through Cottage Grove
Eggert finally lives out childhood dream
Raptors dynamic duo shines at next level
Local teams open season with practices on Monday
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
arts and entertainment
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Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Concerned about River Oaks plan
Letter to the editor: Supper club a ‘poor idea’
Real Estate Showcase
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
Giant bridge segments hauled downriver from Grey Cloud Island
It's finally starting to look like a bridge. The concrete-and-cable span that will become the St. Croix River bridge is taking shape between...
July 21, 2016 - 10:26am
July 19, 2016
Candlelight vigil for police officers held all week
There will be a candlelight vigil held on the 80th Street bridge in Cottage Grove every night at 9 p.m. through Sunday, July 24. The first vigil...
July 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
July 14, 2016
Rising river levels -- but not floods -- forecast for river towns on Mississippi, St. Croix
River towns from Stillwater to Red Wing are expected to see water levels rise over the next few days, though forecasts are not showing flood stage being reached. The St. Croix River in Stillwater was at 80 feet Thursday morning and was expected to crest at about 85 feet early Sunday,...
July 14, 2016 - 10:56am
July 12, 2016
Memorializing her life: Danielle Jelinek's parents reflect
Ed and Jan Jelinek reflect on their late daughter, Danielle.
July 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
July 8, 2016
Authorities: Malfunction caused bus on I-94 to display 'call police' message
A metro bus headed eastbound on Interstate 94 created a false alarm during Friday's morning rush hour. The bus was seen displaying “call police” on its overhead display, prompting two Washington County sheriff's deputies to respond. The bus was pulled over at 7:42 a.m. just east...
July 8, 2016 - 9:53am
June 23, 2016
Queen Esther Chapter to celebrate 100th anniversary at open house in St. Paul Park
The Queen Esther chapter of the Order of Eastern Star has been quietly active in south Washington County for 100 years. Known for its huge holiday...
June 23, 2016 - 8:00am