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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
crime and courts
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
arts and entertainment
State of MN vs Steven Radke in Condemnation
Acorn Mini Storage 101817 auction
Newport 100517 PHN 100517 Catherine Drive Utility Extension
SoWashCo Sch Bd 090717 Minutes
Cottage Grove Police Dept. auction 101417
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Cindi Lindell, 54
Cynthia "Cindy" Schaffhausen, 55
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Letters: Citizens organize against BNSF plan; juniors encouraged to apply for page program
Letters: Be cynical about GOP claims of public school support; Money, regulations don't solve problems
Letter: Jason Lewis is dangerous, not protesters
Viewpoint: Washington County is open to business
Letter: Wishing Woodbury families and educators a great school year
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August 11, 2017
Editorial: Conservation success story continues to soar
The United States nearly pushed its national symbol to extinction in the 20th century. Yet 10 years ago today, the bald eagle officially came...
August 11, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 5, 2017
Letter: We need courage, not cowards, in Congress
We need courage, not cowards, in Congress Three Republican Senators just saved more than 20 million American lives. That's called courage, and...
August 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 3, 2017
Editorial: The fair is still the fair
Summer enters the home stretch this week, which means August has arrived and we're at the height of fair time. As soon as one closes, another...
August 3, 2017 - 8:59am
July 24, 2017
Letters to the editor: Thanks for supporting Park theater trip
Two weeks ago, a group of kids from the Park High School Thespian Troupe 6136 got the thrilling privilege to travel on a bus to exotic Lincoln,...
July 24, 2017 - 10:12am
July 19, 2017
Editorial: Our sense of community is changing
It's obvious the world is changing at a rapid rate. What an understatement. The older generation reminisces about the time when the world moved...
July 19, 2017 - 4:15pm
Bailey: Watering ban is approaching an end, but your help is still needed
As we approach the end of July, I'm hopeful that we will soon be able to announce the end of the complete watering ban. Less than two months...
July 19, 2017 - 8:00am
July 17, 2017
Letter: Celebrating student achievement
Graduation season is just behind us and I wanted to say what an honor it is to be part of our education system. As an assistant principal at...
July 17, 2017 - 10:34am
June 29, 2017
Viewpoint: School district should stop pitting neighborhoods against choice programs
Viewpoint The South Washington County School District has begun the process of redrawing middle school boundaries. Notwithstanding a well-intended framework, the process began to run afoul of fair-minded, democratic principles early on.
June 29, 2017 - 7:38am
June 19, 2017
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove is working to supply water to all
I know that the timing of the city of Cottage Grove's watering ban is difficult. I know that the weather is hot, and the recent lack of rain has many missing the city's splash pad, or have concerns about their lawns and gardens. But I also know that it's important that the city have...
June 19, 2017 - 10:32am
June 12, 2017
Viewpoint: Strict rules about contacting judges
Is it ever a good idea to contact a judge to share information you have about a case that the judge is hearing? Sometimes people send in letters...
June 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 11, 2017
Viewpoint: In CDA lawsuit, Newport loses either way
In regards to the Red Rock Corridor TIF issue raised by Mayor Dan Lund, I think some of his points may have merit; the problem is in his timing.
June 11, 2017 - 5:00pm
Letter: Thanks for Franke, Jurgens for tax relief support
Middle-class Minnesotans will finally receive some needed tax relief, and this would not have happened without the strong support provided by...
June 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
June 7, 2017
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove water is safe to drink
When Cottage Grove announced a water sprinkling ban on May 23 some of our residents responded with concerns about cooking, doing laundry and...
June 7, 2017 - 11:37am
June 4, 2017
Editorial: Three branches of government for good reason
Minnesota Miracle? Hardly. Minnesota Nice? Not a chance. Minnesota Mud? That's more like it right now since our state government is mired in...
June 4, 2017 - 8:00pm
June 2, 2017
Editorial: You've graduated: Let lifelong learning begin
The economy appears to be on the rebound, at last reaching the steady employment numbers of 10 years ago — before the Great Recession swelled...
June 2, 2017 - 7:00am