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Minn. roundup: Dog walker finds snowmobiler dead 30 miles north of Minneapolis
Minnesota job gains lead to lowest unemployment rate for blacks on record
Hastings native seeks to unseat Smith
Judge dismisses TIF case
Ward to retire from MN House after 2018 session
crime and courts
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
Park girls awake in the second half to down East Ridge
Claugherty's hat trick leads Raptors past Royals
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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Nancy Grundhauser (DuBois)
Tina Luymes (nee Vosvick)
Bernice D. "Bea" Lindeman
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Letter: There's room for everyone on the nice list
Letter to the editor: Holly Anderson remembered
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May 14, 2017
Editorial: Nursing home workers care — and we should, too
The American Health Care Association established National Nursing Home Week in 1967. For 50 years, the designation has provided a dedicated time...
May 14, 2017 - 8:00am
May 2, 2017
Editorial: We can breathe easier, but for how long?
Two in five U.S. citizens live where pollution levels are too dangerous to breathe. That's according to the annual American Lung Association...
May 2, 2017 - 10:21am
March 18, 2017
Editorial: Lawmakers, don't be too quick to hit delete
How long should governmental agencies be required to retain emails before purging them? Longer than you might first think.
March 18, 2017 - 8:00am
January 9, 2017
Editorial: Get involved in District 833 southern elementary attendance boundary discussion
The district is developing new boundaries for elementary schools in Cottage Grove, and it's reached the step when parent input is most helpful...
January 9, 2017 - 7:00am
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 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 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 6, 2016
Bulletin Editorial: It's time to do your part
If you are turned off by the presidential race, or perhaps are questioning whether to turn out on Election Day, consider what's at stake on Tuesday, Nov. 8.
November 6, 2016 - 9:00am
October 24, 2016
Forum Communications Co. editorial endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
For the first time in more than half a century, Forum Communications Co. declines to endorse the Republican candidate for president of the United States. It does not follow, however, that the endorsement goes to the Democratic candidate.
October 24, 2016 - 9:35am
August 6, 2016
Viewpoint: Public support of law enforcement in Cottage Grove amazing after two tragic weeks
During a span of less than three weeks in July, the citizens of this nation, this state and the Twin Cities have experienced heartbreak and loss for the lives lost in tragic shootings across this nation. What turned out to be one tragic day after another, the incidents took place...
August 6, 2016 - 7:00am
July 3, 2016
Bulletin editorial: District 833 School Board's pay increase to superintendent was ill-timed
July 3, 2016 - 7:00am
March 2, 2016
Bulletin editorial: Be transparent with River Oaks work
Cottage Grove City Council members described their temporary management of River Oaks Golf Course as “unique” and “unusual,” and both seem apt. It’s rare that elected officials provide direct oversight of a city operation. In this case, the council is acting as the municipal...
March 2, 2016 - 5:00am
January 17, 2016
Viewpoint: Why did we buy Valley Crossing School?
District 833 spent $21.5 million on Valley Crossing Community School. Superintendent Keith Jacobus stated that we bought the building because we “have and continue to experience capacity issues at the elementary level in the northeast quadrant of our district.” The new attendance...
January 17, 2016 - 8:00am
December 31, 2015
Bulletin editorial: Newport policing decision may prove to be the right call
When Newport residents call 911 or need law enforcement help in the new year, it most likely will be a sheriff’s deputy, not a cop, who responds. That’s a big change after more than 100 years of primary law enforcement service by the city’s own police department. But contracting...
December 31, 2015 - 8:00am
October 24, 2015
Editorial: Support District 833's levy increase, $96M bond measure
Voters in School District 833 face an incredibly taxing decision on Nov. 3. The alternatives: Support South Washington County Schools’ big-buck referendum and vote themselves a hefty property tax increase in the process; or turn back the referendum, avoiding a self-inflicted hit...
October 24, 2015 - 8:00am