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Ex-chief justice takes over stadium board leadership
Cottage Grove RE/MAX Professionals honors 10 associates
School District 833 graduation rates reach new high; achievement gap narrows
South Washington County lawmakers on Sunday alcohol sales: Yes, yes, undecided
Minnesota roundup: Two found dead in house fire in NW Minnesota
crime and courts
Girls' Basketball: Park wraps up regular season with a win
Boys' Hockey: Raptors fall to state-ranked St. Thomas Academy
PWER Alpine Skiing: Fall ends Thompson’s run at state
Park Volleyball: Johnson brings new perspective to Park volleyball
Nordic Skiing: Marien, Schiferl wrap up seasons at state
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
ORD NO 2017-2 NP
ORD NO 2017-1 NP
REV BID NEW CG FIRE STATION
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CG AUCTION 031517
Hollis "Luke" Lucas, 87
Hugh D. "Doug" Carroll Jr., 81
Frank A. 'Sonny' Deshler, 77
Lyle A. Heuer, 66
Elaine Y. Mann, 59
Superintendent Keith Jacobus viewpoint: 'It takes a village' just as relevant today
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
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December 30, 2016
Editorial: These outgoing local officials deserve thanks
It would be difficult to find a year when south Washington County residents saw more of their local elected officials leave office than in 2016. It’s not just the number of local politicos stepping out of the scene this year that caught our attention. It’s their more than 70 combined...
December 30, 2016 - 9:00am
December 24, 2016
Letter to the editor: Sieben appreciated opportunity to serve
As my time in elected office comes to an end, I want to thank you for your support, input and collaboration over the past 14 years. It has been a great privilege to serve in the Minnesota Legislature and to represent you in St. Paul.
December 24, 2016 - 8:00am
December 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Extensive power in a presidential pardon
Pardons are like many governmental actions. Those who agree with them believe they represent a wise use of presidential authority. Those who disagree often believe that they represent an abuse of power.
December 18, 2016 - 8:00am
December 9, 2016
Editorial: Do what you can during this giving season
Year after year, the community demonstrates its generosity during the holidays.
December 9, 2016 - 9:00am
December 4, 2016
Viewpoint: Judges decide based on facts of each case
Judges are not gumball machines. That seems like a pretty simple idea to grasp.
December 4, 2016 - 9:00am
December 3, 2016
Bulletin Editorial: State your case through Truth-in-Taxation
You have a legally guaranteed opportunity to try to sway how local elected officials spend our tax dollars and how much. Use it.
December 3, 2016 - 8:00am
November 27, 2016
Viewpoint: Enjoy nature's changes happening all around
To everything, there is a season. Fall bursts in with a flash of beauty, as brilliant leaves in red and gold tumble to the ground. The local orchards and farms overflow with visitors coming to celebrate the harvest and frolic beneath the apple trees. Sometime between the Halloween...
November 27, 2016 - 8:00am
November 26, 2016
Viewpoint: Enrich student thinking through empathy
Have you ever gone to a movie and been brought to tears because of the story? Do you know someone who makes you happier just by being around them? Do you physically wince when you see someone get hurt? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you have experienced an essential...
November 26, 2016 - 9:00am
November 21, 2016
Letter to the editor: Former Bulletin reporter Judy Spooner’s historical writing is missed
There is a lack of historical stories in the Bulletin now that Judy Spooner is no longer with us. For years, Judy and I collaborated on writing stories of historical interest in south Washington County. One story she was putting together was about the family who invented the Mars...
November 21, 2016 - 8:00am
November 20, 2016
Letter to the editor: Honored by support in city council victory
I am humbled and honored by the support of Cottage Grove residents for my city council campaign. My campaign was a group effort with friends and family contributing their time and sharing support. I am indeed very thankful for each and every one. Thank you, residents, for your support...
November 20, 2016 - 1:00pm
Commentary: Trump victory sounds familiar to Minnesotans
He shocked the world by winning election as a most unconventional candidate.
November 20, 2016 - 8:00am
Letter to the editor: East Ridge's Coach Zebrowski deserved better
An article was published in the South Washington County Bulletin on Nov. 9 presenting excerpts from a termination letter written by the school district to a coach in the East Ridge High School volleyball program. I do not doubt the information of public record was quoted accurately,...
November 20, 2016 - 8:00am
November 19, 2016
Who said it: Trump or Ventura?
ST. PAUL—Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura wrote in Time Magazine that he does not understand why the media compare him to President-elect...
November 19, 2016 - 3:00pm
Letter to the editor: Proud of issues-based Cottage Grove city race
I’d like to take a moment to congratulate my fellow city council candidates on running an issues-focused race. We ran a good race that stayed on the issues before the city of Cottage Grove. I am extremely proud that our race did not include any personal attacks or deviate from the...
November 19, 2016 - 11:00am
November 18, 2016
Viewpoint: Judy Spooner was generous, dogged and always curious
Judy Spooner was always eager to find the next story, always looking for another mountain to climb, another lighter-than-air airplane to fly in, another outstanding dish to make, and another cute kid to photograph.
November 18, 2016 - 6:00am