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Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
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October 28, 2010
Weekend planner: A weekend full of Halloween in south Washington County
Halloween events galore are on tap in the area this weekend. Halloween events take place all over south Washington County this weekend along with a spaghetti dinner at the Accacia Masonic Lodge in Old Cottage Grove, the traditional parade sponsored by the Cottage Grove Strawberry...
October 28, 2010 - 9:55am
Getting 'Angry' on-stage with audience
One feature of the Park High School Drama Department's fall play is something never tried before at the school: the audience will be on stage with the performers. "For the first time at Park, the audience will not be in the blue seats," said Tim Hofmann, director. "Twelve Angry...
October 28, 2010 - 7:15am
October 22, 2010
Bringing horror to life
For the past 10 years, Ashley Hurley has been haunting and scaring at Zywiec's Haunting Experience in Cottage Grove. "Making people scream is my favorite thing," she said. Hurley, who now acts as the Haunting Experience manager, learned to scare from her father, who was also...
October 22, 2010 - 8:15am
October 21, 2010
Weekend planner: Some spooky choices this weekend
Halloween parties for young and older, hauntings, benefits and meetings await south Washington County families this weekend. Everyone is invited to the South Washington Senior Center Fall Festival, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, at the District Program Center, 8400...
October 21, 2010 - 12:03pm
October 14, 2010
Wheels turn to fight hunger
The empty bowls that attendees will take home from an upcoming fundraiser serve as reminders that many people around the world are hungry. Community...
October 14, 2010 - 8:02am
October 7, 2010
Weekend planner: Fire department, model railroad open houses this weekend
South Washington County residents won't have any trouble finding something to do or see this weekend. Activities range from a library book sale to an open house at Newport Fire Hall 1, fundraisers, a model railroad and ham operator open house and demonstration, quilt show, low-scare...
October 7, 2010 - 8:23am
October 6, 2010
Apple Fest is this weekend
Apples, pumpkins, and hayrides will be celebrated this weekend when the annual Apple Fest is celebrated this weekend in the St. Croix River Valley. Apple orchards will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and offer a variety of activities, including tours and petting zoos. Participating...
October 6, 2010 - 9:08am
September 30, 2010
Weekend planner: Benefits, outdoor events this weekend
This weekend south Washington County residents have opportunities to spend time outdoors and to help two area families that are battling cancer. Stillwater's annual Fall Colors Fine Art and Jazz Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and 3, at...
September 30, 2010 - 4:43pm
September 23, 2010
Weekend planner: Rummage and bake sales, raptor release this weekend
Things to do this weekend in south Washington County range from rummage sales, to bake sales, an art fair, a voyageur encampment, a memorial golf tournament and a raptor release to a prairie restoration project. Charlie Company 134th Brigade Support Battalion, with headquarters at...
September 23, 2010 - 9:47am
2010 Historic Photo Contest
Cottage Grove's second annual Historic Photo Contest has opened for entries. The contest is intended to display images of historic sites in the city in the categories of buildings or structures, vehicles or machinery and cemeteries. Contestants can also submit copies of old photos...
September 23, 2010 - 7:00am
September 16, 2010
Woodbury resident stars on 'The Apprentice' season debut tonight
Woodbury resident and real estate agent Wade Hanson is one of 16 people from across the country who will compete in the latest installment of the Donald Trump-run television reality series "The Apprentice," which debuts tonight on NBC. Hanson is a 1995 graduate of Woodbury High School....
September 16, 2010 - 6:27pm
Weekend planner: Fall begins
This weekend marks the official beginning of fall in south Washington County with the opening of the corn maze at Zywiec's Landscape and Garden Center, just south of Cottage Grove on Highway 61. The maze is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. beginning Saturday, Sept. 18. Tickets are $7...
September 16, 2010 - 8:46am
September 15, 2010
How do you like them apples?
When fall rolls around, it brings with it cooler weather, changing leaves and fresh, crisp apples. "When you bite into a fresh Minnesota apple, it doesn't get much better than that," said John McPherson, who is the orchard director at the Carpenter Nature Center in Hastings. For...
September 15, 2010 - 7:44am
September 10, 2010
Weekend Planner: Movie in the park, craft sale
There's still a little time left for a movie outdoors. The City of St. Paul Park will have a brief ceremony to remember those who died on Sept. 11 followed by a free movie at dusk at Heritage Park on Saturday. Also on Saturday, the residents at Newport Manor will hold a garage and...
September 10, 2010 - 3:32pm
Guild sees quilting as an art form
Quilting is like piecing together some of your best memories. At least that's how the members of the River Valley Quilt Guild feel about the pastime. "Quilting is kind of an emotional thing for people," Woodbury resident Pat DuBois said. "It's a family thing that's passed down."...
September 10, 2010 - 8:05am