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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
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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
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ORD NO 2017-1 NP
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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 12, 2016
Driver injured in truck-semi crash in Cottage Grove
A driver was transported by ambulance after his pickup truck collided with a semitrailer at a busy U.S. 61 intersection Monday in Cottage Gr...
December 12, 2016 - 10:03am
Runaway horse-drawn wagon ride in central Minn. injures driver, passengers
WILLMAR, Minn. — A festive Christmas light celebration Saturday, Dec. 10, near Willmar had a tragic end when several passengers and the driver of horse-drawn wagon were injured after the horses got spooked and ran for about a mile before crashing in a yard. The passengers had...
December 12, 2016 - 9:13am
November 14, 2016
In Lakeland, Fire destroys controversial city hall under construction
Lakeland City Council member Jeri Ryan surveyed the charred remains from behind yellow police tape Monday morning and shook her head. "It's terrifying...
November 14, 2016 - 12:14pm
Man who died when truck hit tree in Cottage Grove identified
A Wisconsin man is dead following a one-vehicle crash Aug. 8 in Cottage Grove. David A. Andersen, 61, of Amery, appeared to have suffered a “medical...
August 14, 2016 - 8:26pm
August 9, 2016
Man dies in one-vehicle crash in Cottage Grove
The 61-year-old man appeared to have been in medical distress before his truck crashed into a tree at the intersection of Grange Boulevard and...
August 9, 2016 - 11:13am
April 4, 2016
UPDATE: Minnesota residents injured in Pierce County motorcycle crash
A 35-year-old Minnesota motorcyclist and his passenger were hospitalized Sunday after a motorcycle crash in the town of Oak Grove that allegedly involved alcohol. The victims, identified by the Pierce County Sheriff's Office as driver Esa Bay, of Newport, Minn., and his passenger,...
April 4, 2016 - 11:23am
January 12, 2012
Teen critically injured in Cottage Grove crash; police say criminal charges possible
A teenager was hospitalized following a head-on crash in Cottage Grove that injured three other teens and an adult. The Hammond, Wis., boy was a passenger in a vehicle that hit another head-on while traveling on 70th Street west of Keats Avenue, Cottage Grove police said. According...
crime and courts
January 12, 2012 - 5:50pm
January 11, 2012
Four teens injured in two-vehicle head-on crash in Cottage Grove
Four teenagers were transported to area hospitals following a two-vehicle head-on crash Wednesday in Cottage Grove. Cottage Grove police said two vehicles collided at the intersection of 70th Street and Joliet Avenue. Emergency crews were dispatched at 6:15 p.m. Five people were...
crime and courts
January 11, 2012 - 10:24pm
August 25, 2011
Cottage Grove woman injured in interstate crash
A Cottage Grove woman remained in critical condition Wednesday after a weekend rollover crash on Interstate 94. The driver, Michelle Leane Geiger, 36, remained hospitalized at Regions Medical Center in St. Paul, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Her passenger, Kaylee Lyn Geiger,...
crime and courts
August 25, 2011 - 8:24am
March 2, 2011
IGH driver hurt when semi's collide along I-94
An Inver Grove Heights, Minn., man was seriously injured early Wednesday when the semi he was driving left I-94 and struck a disabled semi-rig which was parked along the eastbound freeway lanes. Jason B. Joerjan, 23, was transported to Luther Hospital with injuries described by the...
March 2, 2011 - 12:50pm
February 19, 2011
Cottage Grove man dies when motorcycle hits cow in Florida
A Cottage Grove man was killed Friday night when the motorcycle he was riding struck a cow on a Florida roadway, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Maurice Anthony Fugere, 69, was operating a 1995 Harley Davidson on U.S. 41 in Ruskin, southeast of Tampa, when he struck a cow...
February 19, 2011 - 11:35am
January 31, 2011
St. Paul Park man killed in crash identified
The State Patrol has released the name of the St. Paul Park man who was killed in a one-vehicle crash early Sunday in St. Paul. The victim was Josphe Y. Thao, 19, the State Patrol said. According to the accident report: Thao was driving a 1996 Acura Integra southbound on Highway...
January 31, 2011 - 12:18pm
August 7, 2010
Hastings motorcyclist killed in crash
The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle-car crash Friday afternoon on County Road 54 near Highway 291. Killed in the crash was 22-year-old Jacob Benesh, Hastings, who was operating a motorcycle. The driver of the Ford Escort wagon was William King, 50, also...
August 7, 2010 - 1:53pm
February 10, 2010
Highway to be closed until 2 p.m. due to rollover
Highway 61 between highways 10 and 95 will be closed in both directions until about 2 p.m. Wednesday as the Minnesota State Patrol and Hastings...
February 10, 2010 - 12:16pm
February 8, 2010
Weather stops search for missing snowmobiler
Washington County authorities say bad weather may prevent them from resuming the search for a snowmobiler who is believed to have driven his machine into open water on the St. Croix River. "Based on the weather, I'm beginning to seriously doubt that we'll be able to get back out...
February 8, 2010 - 8:55am