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Cottage Grove watering ban cuts deep into city revenue, water usage
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Rural areas continue to see higher rates of impaired driving
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Cottage Grove municipal pool site may be sold, developed
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Volleyball: Battle-tested Raptors see benefits of tough schedule
Swimming and diving: Offseason work builds deep East Ridge roster
Girls soccer: Raptors hope best play is ahead
East Metro All-Stars finish second at regional
Cross country: Wolfpack earn top-half finish in Anoka
Cottage Grove family rallies around teen’s cancer fight
Historic home tour planned Sept. 24 in Red Wing
Inhuman being: Woodbury High School grad gets role in Marvel television series
Head injuries and fall sports: How to protect young athletes
Cottage Grove Cemetery association to meet
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September 9, 2010
Book Report: Minnesota authors have much to offer
Lots of books from and about Minnesota this week First off, try a big doorstopper, "North Country: The Making of Minnesota," by Mary Letherd Wingerd (University of Minnesota Press, $34.95). Wingerd, a St. Cloud State history professor, tells a different story of the state, beginning...
September 9, 2010 - 8:52am
August 28, 2010
'Arts-In' draws local 4-H members to state fair stage
Five south Washington County teens will be among those on stage at the Minnesota State Fair as part of the 4-H Arts-In performances. They'll...
August 28, 2010 - 7:00am
August 27, 2010
Archery range reopened
Grab that bow and arrow, resident Robin Hoods: archers can again take aim in Cottage Grove. Just months after teenaged vandals decimated the city's popular archery range with a series of blazes in May and June, the wooded practice area in Pinetree Pond Park is again open to bow hunting...
August 27, 2010 - 7:50am
August 24, 2010
2010 Heritage Days Royalty named
In a pageant held Monday, Aug. 23, the new St. Paul Park Heritage Days royalty received the crowns they will wear while representing the city for the coming year, including next year's Heritage Days celebration. The winners were: Miss Heritage Days Brittny Studier; Miss Heritage...
August 24, 2010 - 4:06pm
August 23, 2010
Flying high: 'It's skill ... not luck'
Brady Radke, who will be a student at Oltman Middle School this fall, said he comes to the skateboard park in Hamlet Park in Cottage Grove every...
August 23, 2010 - 7:00am
August 20, 2010
A time to visit with good friends
This year's Heritage Days theme is "Coming Home Again in 2010." Reminiscing about the good old days in St. Paul Park is a major draw for people who attend the city's annual celebration, scheduled this year from Friday through Monday, Aug. 20, to 23. Not only do families spend the...
August 20, 2010 - 7:57am
Book Report: A triple treat this week
Here are two good reads to take on your last trip to the cabin up north. The first is "Beautiful Malice," by Australian author Rebecca James (Bantam, $25). We're introduced to Katharine Patterson, a mysterious character who wishes to cast off her past and moves to a new city, changes...
August 20, 2010 - 2:08am
August 19, 2010
Weekend Planner: Heritage Days this weekend
Events for this weekend include two benefit walks, the 26th annual Heritage Days celebration in St. Paul Park, a farm/food fair in Hastings, a reunion, two pancake breakfasts and a spaghetti dinner. A walk to raise money for the Minnesota chapter of the American Parkinson Disease...
August 19, 2010 - 2:04pm
August 13, 2010
Weekend planner: Church benefits this weekend
This weekend offers a variety of events to help support your favorite benefit, plus one campfire program at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park.
August 13, 2010 - 5:08pm
August 11, 2010
4-H sees bright future
Hustling from a judging tent to the poultry barn with a chicken under each arm, Jonas Sahouani looked the part of an experienced 4-H member at the recent Washington County Fair. A 14-year-old from Denmark Township, Sahouani is in his first year with Washington County 4-H.
August 11, 2010 - 8:16am
August 8, 2010
Families invited to 'Get Unplugged'
Believe it or not, there are alternatives to spending evenings on the couch or in front of a screen. Members of the Parks and Recreation Commission in St. Paul Park are working hard to prove it. The commission has organized a full week of activities at each of the city's parks...
August 8, 2010 - 7:00am
August 7, 2010
Mobile stage in the works
A group of volunteers is working hard on a 48-foot van trailer that organizers plan to use as a mobile stage for the city's 2010 Heritage Days...
August 7, 2010 - 7:00am
August 6, 2010
Weekend planner: County fair, Pioneer Day this weekend
Fair time is upon us beginning with the 139th version of the Washington County Fair, through Sunday, Aug. 8 at the fairgrounds in Lake Elmo. For details, go to www.washingtoncountyfair.org. On Saturday, it's all-you-can-eat corn on the cob at Newport's Pioneer Day, at Pioneer Park,...
August 6, 2010 - 1:28pm
August 5, 2010
Book Report: Misspellings are thorns in the sides of many
Fifty years ago in Bowling Green, Ohio, a fellow named Charlie Perkins made the best goldarned bologna outside of Bologna, Italy. Business was so good, Perkins put a new neon sign out of his little butcher shop at the edge of town. The sign simply said "PERKIN'S MEAT'S." The sign...
August 5, 2010 - 10:33am
Pioneer Day just around the bend
Newport's annual festival will chug into town this year. Trains are the theme of 2010's Pioneer Day, planned at Pioneer Park Aug.
August 5, 2010 - 7:38am