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Minnesota special session wraps up $46 billion budget
Woodbury's Craft Beer and Kitchen to close
Police brief: Server at Cottage Grove's Eagles cited for serving a minor
UPDATE: Inmate apprehended in Minneapolis after prison van taken over
Dispute over trail detours final Minnesota legislative work
crime and courts
Softball: Close win puts Park in section championship game
Where the buffalo roam
Vaulting forward: East Ridge sophomore reaches new heights
Boys' Tennis: Raptors are headed back to state
Boys' Golf: Park gets highest SEC finish in years
The Busby brothers of River Falls
A cure for procrastination: Surgeon combines diverse background in decision-making framework
Body of work: Cottage Grove artists included in Red Wing exhibition
Health briefs: Biking for health in New Richmond; blood donation opportunities
Architect of the past: Newport woman recognized for historical preservation efforts
arts and entertainment
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Donna R. Wolden, 78
Frank P. "Egg" Schaeppi, 86
Sheila J. Breisler, 62
Richard L. "Dick" Kampmeyer, 79
Dale Alberts, 69
Editorial: Honor WWII vets as nation salutes WWI
Viewpoint: Setting PTSD record straight
Editorial: Senate, help those suffering from mental illness
Judge Greg Galler Viewpoint: Numerous possible reasons to seek judge's removal
Sen. Dan Schoen Viewpoint: Fighting to make PTSD a workplace illness
Real Estate Showcase
December 2, 2010
Cottage Grove lights up the holidays
First the snow, now the Christmas lights are on at city hall -- it's beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Cottage Grove. The city of...
December 2, 2010 - 6:00am
December 1, 2010
Lights on for the holidays in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove's ready to put you in the holiday mood with its annual Community Tree Lighting ceremony on Wednesday night. The city will flip...
December 1, 2010 - 12:58pm
November 22, 2010
More ice, snow expected after slippery weekend
A weekend ice storm left Minnesota drivers slip-sliding along roadways, with more than 400 accidents reported metro-wide, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
November 22, 2010 - 11:46am
November 21, 2010
Thanksgiving baskets to feed families
The work took just a matter of minutes, but the results will feed more than 150 families this Thanksgiving. Dozens of volunteers turned out...
November 21, 2010 - 8:11am
November 16, 2010
St. Paul Park Council Ok's scope of road project
St. Paul Park City Council members on Monday approved the scope of a proposed estimated $3.2 million street and utilities improvement project that will reconstruct roadways and make water and sewer system improvements across pockets of the city. Final approval of the project will...
November 16, 2010 - 8:00am
Second community meeting set for city building project
Got opinions or questions on the proposed City Hall/Public Safety building? The city of Cottage Grove is inviting the public to a community meeting on the building project. The meeting is planned for Dec. 14 in the council chambers at City Hall, 7516 80th St. S. An open house with...
November 16, 2010 - 7:00am
November 14, 2010
Cottage Grove decorates for the holidays
Snowflakes flew for the first time this season over the weekend, but signs winter is on its way came even earlier. Cottage Grove Public Works employees last week installed the city's first holiday decorations through the Gateway North business district along 80th Street and East...
November 14, 2010 - 4:32pm
November 12, 2010
Winter's first wallop on the way?
So, south Washington County -- ready for winter? A winter storm watch has been issued for much of southern and central Minnesota for Saturday, including the Twin Cities metro area and south Washington County. The season's first significant snowfall of the season is expected to...
November 12, 2010 - 12:15pm
November 10, 2010
Prayer breakfast set for Nov. 23
The fifth annual Cottage Grove Area Prayer Breakfast will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at the Mississippi Dunes Golf Course in Cottage Grove. Registration and seating will begin at 6:45 a.m. with the program at 7 a.m. It is scheduled to end at 8:45 a.m. All are invited to attend. Lonnie...
November 10, 2010 - 7:00am
November 9, 2010
Pile driving to continue through winter on new Hastings Bridge
Construction has begun on the new Hastings bridge, but it will still be a while before there's much to see. The pile driving process will continue until March or April, said project coordinator Steve Kordosky. Pile driving is the foundation-laying process for bridges. Crews have to...
November 9, 2010 - 3:03pm
November 6, 2010
Tinucci's gets revenge on Randy
No such thing as a free lunch, right? Well, except at Tinucci's in Newport on Friday, where the first 50 fans who turned over a Randy Moss jersey...
November 6, 2010 - 7:00am
November 5, 2010
CG neighborhood protests road assessments
Almost 30 the more than 100 properties assessed for summer road and utilities work in a rural Cottage Grove neighborhood have filed formal protests to the bills. Cottage Grove City Council members recently approved assessments of more than $5,000 to 113 properties in south Cottage...
November 5, 2010 - 10:05am
November 4, 2010
Swing bridge catches fire in Inver Grove Heights
Renovation work sparked a fire on the Rock Island Swing Bridge that used to connect Newport and Inver Grove Heights, it has been reported. Thick black smoke near the Marathon Refinery was reported by residents in Newport and St. Paul Park Thursday afternoon. But Marathon officials...
November 4, 2010 - 9:05pm
Bow hunting ordinance off-target?
Should bow hunters be allowed to take aim in Newport to help control what city officials say is a growing deer population? City council members recently said yes, giving the OK for licensed hunters to practice their sport in rural residential neighborhoods on the north and east fringes...
November 4, 2010 - 5:11pm
St. Paul man falls from cliff in Hastings
The Hastings Fire Department, Hastings Police and State Patrol joined forces Wednesday to rescue a young St. Paul male from a fall he had taken off a cliff just west of the old railroad trestle over the Vermillion River. Three young males were at the top of the cliff. Reportedly,...
November 4, 2010 - 11:42am