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Minn. House GOP plan includes rate cut
The demise of McNally Smith: Bankruptcy hearing this week for failed St. Paul music college
EDA, developer agree to push workforce apartments to new parcel
April blizzard makes travel dangerous across south Washington County
District 833 briefs: A look at the 2019-20 budget, next year's calendar
crime and courts
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
Raptors open season with clutch win
Boys' lacrosse: Park boys looking for continued success
Track hopes to trend upward
Golf: Youth no deterrent for Wolfpack girls
St. Paul Park church to hold artisan fair
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
A soldier's journey: Cottage Grove officer, veteran shares story in new cable documentary
New Life Academy musical 'Singin' in the Rain' set to make a splash
A Halloween bash: Cottage Grove Strawberry Fest celebrates with 10th annual parade
arts and entertainment
STORAGE SALE 5/16/18: Acorn Mini Storage, Cottage Grove, MN
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: 5/2/18 Public Hearing - Vacate Land
CITY OF NEWPORT: Ad For Bids- Catherine Dr. Utility Extension
CITY OF COTTAGE GROVE: Ad For Bids - Ravine Pkwy Improvements
SOUTH WASHINGTON CO. SCHOOLS: Ad For Bids- Pavement Reconstruction
Chamber puts it all into Business Showcase for 50th anniversary
Gas prices rising across US to July 2015 levels
Final phase of Mississippi Dunes development soon underway
3rd Act to be first brewery in Woodbury
From basement to business: Erza Design does it all
Place a Business Announcement
Patricia Ann Ramin
Janet E. Gornick
Brian John Landgraf
John M. Lind
Tina Folch for House Representative
Throwing Away $122 Million of Our
Despite Family Threats, Denny McNamara Stood Up For Us
Karla Bigham - Fighting for
Editorial: Don a little safety with the dress or tuxedo
Letter to the editor: Immunizations impact everyone
Editorial: Don't race ahead with self-driving cars
Letter to the editor: Group homes becoming more institutionalized
Viewpoint: School and student safety
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Viewpoint: Stay informed and vote on Nov. 7
On Nov. 7 our community will be asked to cast their vote on three referendum questions. Like 99 percent of school districts across Minnesota,...
October 24, 2017 - 7:48pm
October 23, 2017
Viewpoint: Adapting to a changing climate
I'll never forget the time that I got lost running on the trails at Jay Cooke State Park in the pouring rain. My friends and I were up north for a 1980s-style girls weekend camping trip (more on that another time) and I was training for my second Grandma's Marathon. Early in the morning,...
October 23, 2017 - 8:00am
October 14, 2017
Wild Side column: Sweetness attracts stingers
Our apple crop last year was near zero because the blossoms were killed by late-spring frosts. This year our orchard produced an abundance of...
October 14, 2017 - 2:45pm
October 2, 2017
Viewpoint: Funding our schools is a shared responsibility
On my way home from work recently, I stopped at a store to pick up a few items. As I checked out, I was struck by the cost of the items. Grocery...
October 2, 2017 - 7:40pm
A view from an economist: Trump speech to UN on socialism, payments, women
Donald Trump's address to the United Nations on Sept. 19 focused on many political issues that have clear economic implications. Let's consider the economics of these topics in two separate columns in the River Falls Journal. 1."Wherever true socialism or communism has been adopted,...
October 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
September 29, 2017
Wildside column: Flowing rivers inspire thoughts of connections
My paternal grandfather was a tall guy who grew up in upstate New York and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He coached me in fishing for trout...
September 29, 2017 - 4:00pm
September 10, 2017
Viewpoint: Washington County is open to business
Washington County is growing rapidly, with both residents and businesses seeking a home in the county. In Washington County, 86 percent of businesses have fewer than 20 employees, and the county has more than 17,000 self-employed businesses. Many of these small businesses are operated...
September 10, 2017 - 8:00am
September 1, 2017
Viewpoint: Successful living and learning are based on relationships
As the summer vacation winds down for our students, the excitement of a new year comes, in part, from the opportunity for students to rekindle...
September 1, 2017 - 8:45am
August 21, 2017
Viewpoint: School Board should approve boundary plan C-3
The South Washington County School Board will vote on two remaining middle school boundary plan options at its meeting on Sept. 7. This decision...
August 21, 2017 - 7:09am
July 19, 2017
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
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
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