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Cottage Grove police reports: Puppies found in storage container
St. Paul Park police reports: Car fire, CO alarm
Cold case unit renews 30-year search for missing Lake Elmo woman
Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
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Woodbury girls fall to No. 8 Cretin-Derham Hall
Thunderbolts roll to 3-0 with easy win
Park rallies for 3-2 win over East Ridge
East Ridge third-graders win championship at Hastings
Boys' hockey roundup: Raptors pick up SEC win vs. Stillwater
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
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TOWN OF GREY CLOUD ISLAND: 1/26/18 Public Test of Voting Equip.
FORECLOSURE- POSTPONEMENT: U.S. Bank vs David R. Wirkus
Croix Chordsmen want to serenade your Valentine
Hotel and restaurant eyed for century-old riverside factory in Hastings
Cottage Grover's online apparel business supports animal non-profits
Twin Cities-based pizza joint declares itself home of 'Minnesota-style' pizza
New Afton boutique offers kids' fashion, parties fit for a princess
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Richard B. Sawyer
Louise E. Schilling (nee Nippoldt)
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Bernice D. "Bea" Lindeman
Viewpoint: 2017 was a year of 'watermark' accomplishments for Cottage Grove
Editorial: By all indications, we're good and could be better
Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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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
June 1, 2017
Viewpoint: CDA setting up Newport with costly problem
In development, government expenditures are no substitute for market conditions
June 1, 2017 - 11:38am
May 31, 2017
Viewpoint: Newport deserves better than Lund
Newport is one of the oldest Minnesota settlements on the Mississippi River, and, during its long history, the community has underwent many challenges and changes. Growing from a small, frontier river village into a railroad stop and major highway transportation hub for the entire...
May 31, 2017 - 4:27pm
May 22, 2017
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Sen. Dan Schoen should be commended for his public service and his commitment to his constituencies. In his viewpoint, however — "Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness," May 17 — he makes a number of incorrect statements. The following information gives a clearer picture...
May 22, 2017 - 2:40pm
May 20, 2017
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Every judge has their own unique background and history, including strengths and weaknesses. Can anything be done if someone feels that the assigned...
May 20, 2017 - 8:00am
May 17, 2017
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics and other public safety officials are faced daily with the worst situations imaginable — situations...
May 17, 2017 - 1:13pm
May 16, 2017
Viewpoint: Beware of 'Can you hear me?' scam calls
"Can you hear me?" "Are you there?" "Is this you?" Most people have been asked these questions in a phone call. News outlets and organizations across the country report that people are receiving calls from individuals who ask questions designed to get a "yes" answer. But responding...
May 16, 2017 - 8:00am
May 12, 2017
Watershed District recruits 10 water stewards
When Jack MacKenzie was a golf course superintendent, he never had time to take care of his own lawn at home. The long hours of the job also left little time for hobbies he enjoys like camping up north in the Boundary Waters. After a job change, he dove into new projects in his local...
May 12, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 29, 2017
Keith Jacobus Viewpoint: The secret of success — great teachers
As we quickly move toward the completion of another school year and we prepare to say goodbye to our graduating class, I have been thinking about...
April 29, 2017 - 6:00am