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Cottage Grove City Council approves new fire station plans
Hofmann joins Cottage Grove Middle School as assistant principal
Olson to lead South Washington County Schools' Transportation Department
New Richmond, Wis., man charged with kidnapping two women in Afton
Many merchants still swiping long after deadline to switch to new credit, debit card technology
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Park swimming and diving: Wolfpack take fifth in SEC relays
Swimming and diving: Raptors lead conference relays
New Life Academy girls soccer: Eagles drop opener to Visitation
New Life Academy tennis: Eagles fare well in tournaments
Park girls soccer: Wolfpack kick off season with pair of wins
Teen already has several "opening credits" in film career
Heritage Days draws crowds with new and old attractions
St. Paul Park Heritage Days parade
More visible location boosts numbers at weekly car show
Garelicks to be Heritage Days parade grand marshals
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BOARD SUM 8-18-2016
Beneficial Loan and Thrift Co. vs Honeyman
Reverse Mortage Funding vs Judy R Bracci Mortgage Foreclosure
2017 PAVEMENT MGMT
Donna Reynolds, 83
Irving C. Jerry, 87
Melroy Englert, 76
Georgia M. Christenson, 67
Karen A. Blau, 58
Letter to the editor: Thank you to the kind people in Cottage Grove
Letter to the editor: Sell River Oaks and stop the losses
Letter to the editor: Enjoyed teaching driver's ed
Viewpoint: Cottage Grove positions River Oaks Golf Course for future success
Viewpoint: Find creepy crawlies in Cottage Grove
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August 14, 2016
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
October 9, 2009
Minor injuries reported after Hinton Avenue crash
Two vehicles collided at Hinton Avenue and 76th Street at about 7:55 a.m. Friday morning, according to the Cottage Grove police report. Minor...
October 9, 2009 - 12:41pm
June 4, 2009
Bank robbery suspect charged
A 27-year-old Kansas man was charged Monday in connection with the Friday, May 29 robbery of the Anchor Bank in St. Paul Park. Christopher Green of Junction City, Kansas, appeared in federal court in Minneapolis Monday, June 1 where he was charged with one count of bank robbery,...
June 4, 2009 - 1:45pm
May 5, 2009
Afton motorcycle accident victim identified
An Edina man was killed last week in a violent one-vehicle motorcycle accident in Afton. Charles H. Aschwanden, 61, of Edina, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Washington County Sheriff's Office received a report of a motorcycle accident on Hudson Road near Neal Avenue in the...
May 5, 2009 - 8:05am