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Cottage Grove day care kids to receive congressional award
South Washington County Schools wins bid to buy Valley Crossing Community School
Nursing institute moving into Cottage Grove's BEC
Cottage Grove police reports for Jan. 29: Domestic, theft, lewd activity
Relay For Life event: Coaches vs. Cancer Jan. 30
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Park Wrestling: Individuals shine amid team struggles
Seahawks "LOB" leads second Lombardi chase
New Life Boys Basketball: Strong second half lifts Eagles past Trinity
East Ridge Boys Basketball: Raptors honor Ellingson, thrash Forest Lake
Gymnastics: East Ridge flexes muscle in win over Woodbury
St. Paul Park celebrates annual sledding day
The healing powers of art: Cancer survivors' work part of Woodwinds sculpture
Two local art events planned in Cottage Grove
Reeling in the 'Minnesota experience' during Cottage Grove's ice fishing outing
Birds of a feather: Carpenter Nature Center volunteers track avian population
arts and entertainment
Lori L. Battcher, 53
Brant A. Short, 81
Mark F. Mulvihill, 66
Doris M. Pinault, 85
Jeanette Lampe, 79
Viewpoint: 2015-16 budget planning leads to need for reduction
Viewpoint: McNaughton rules outline insanity defense
Letter to the editor: Respect property when snowmobiling
Letter to the editor: Wake up and face realities in District 833
Letter to the editor: Integrity of school district must be restored
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December 4, 2012
Park baseball: McGowan gets his shot
Though it may be his first head coaching job, John McGowan isn't new to Park baseball. McGowan, a Park graduate who has been involved with the baseball program for many years, was hired as the Wolfpack's new baseball coach last week. "I love the game, I love Park athletics and...
December 4, 2012 - 9:24am
October 23, 2012
Hundreds go to bat for Netten in his fight against cancer
Hundreds of local people went to bat for Zach Netten this past weekend. Netten, a freshman at East Ridge High School and a standout pitcher, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma Disease in early September - just three days after starting high school. On Sunday, Oct. 21, area families...
sports / raptors
October 23, 2012 - 9:44am
October 19, 2012
Facing toughest foe, Netten looks to strike out cancer
A standout pitcher, Zach Netten has gone toe-to-toe with many challengers on the baseball diamond. However, Netten is now facing his biggest opponent. A freshman at East Ridge High School, Netten, 14, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease in early September -- just three days after...
sports / raptors
October 19, 2012 - 10:11am
August 15, 2012
Swinging for the fences: Wiffle ball tournament gives all kids a chance to play ball
It may be named the Big Wiff, but it looks more like a home run. The first-ever Big Wiff wiffle ball tournament, sponsored by Popsicle, will take place in south Washington County and eight other Miracle League fields throughout Minnesota on Saturday, Aug. 18. The event aims to raise...
August 15, 2012 - 8:14am
July 31, 2012
East Ridge Legion baseball: Post 501's season closed by Prior Lake
The East Ridge Legion Post 501 baseball team's season came to an end last week in the District 3 playoffs. East Ridge, the 19th seed in the District 3 tournament, fell 16-5 to 14th-seeded Prior Lake on Monday, July 23, in one of four single-elimination play-in games in order to earn...
sports / raptors
July 31, 2012 - 9:12am
St. Paul Park Legion baseball: Parkers' run ends game short of state
The clock struck midnight on the St. Paul Park Legion baseball team's Cinderella story. The 13th-seeded St. Paul Park Legion Post 98 Parkers went from a play-in game to one win away from a trip to the state tournament by going 4-2 in the District 3 playoffs last week. St. Paul Park...
July 31, 2012 - 9:09am
July 24, 2012
St. Paul Park Legion baseball: Parkers' back against the wall
The ball bounced the wrong way for the St. Paul Park Legion Post 98 baseball team last week. The Parkers lost five of their last seven regular season games to finish 19-18 overall and earned the 13th seed in the District 3 playoffs. The stumble down the stretch means St. Paul Park...
July 24, 2012 - 10:37am
July 19, 2012
Woodbury in the lineup for massive wiffle ball tourney
Think you've got wiffle ball game? Supporters of the East Metro Miracle League want to hear from you. Organizers announced last month that the new Miracle League field in Woodbury will be one of the locations participating in a wiffle ball tournament that looks to be record-setting. The...
July 19, 2012 - 7:52am
July 17, 2012
Cottage Grove VFW baseball: Post 8752 hits rough patch
The Cottage Grove VFW baseball team has hit the skids heading into the home stretch. Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752 has lost its past eight games to fall to 3-13 on the season. Last week, Cottage Grove lost 4-1 to White Bear Lake, 11-7 to Ranview Gold and 3-0 to North St. Paul. In...
July 17, 2012 - 10:46am
St. Paul Park Legion baseball: Parkers heating up
The Parkers are on a roll. Winners of six of its last seven games, the St. Paul Park Legion Post 98 baseball team has improved to 17-13 overall on the year. In its past 16 games, Post 98 is 12-4. "We've been playing very well since June 23," St. Paul Park head coach Matt Doornink...
July 17, 2012 - 10:43am
July 11, 2012
St. Paul Park Legion baseball: Parkers top .500 after rocky start
The St. Paul Park Parkers Legion baseball team is looking to close out its regular season on a positive note after climbing above .500 for the first time since the beginning of the season. St. Paul Park wraps up its schedule over the next two weeks, following a recent 4-2 stretch...
July 11, 2012 - 11:26am
Cottage Grove VFW baseball: Team hopes for solid finish to season
After an up-and-down start the Cottage Grove VFW Post 8752 baseball team is hoping for a solid finish to the 2012 season. Cottage Grove started...
July 11, 2012 - 11:23am
East Ridge VFW baseball: Raptors rolling
Wins have come often for the East Ridge VFW baseball team this summer. East Ridge compiled a 15-6 record through last week heading into the final stretch of the 2012 season. The VFW team got the season off to a good start, going 5-1 with wins over West St. Paul, Mahtomedi, South...
sports / raptors
July 11, 2012 - 11:18am
June 5, 2012
Park baseball: Wolfpack upsets Prior Lake, but season ends with loss to Eagan
The Park baseball team's up-and-down season came to a halt last week. Seeded 12th in the 12-team Section 3AAA tournament, Park upset fifth-seeded Prior Lake 7-6 in the opening round, but fell to fourth-seeded Eagan 9-4 in the second round - a game shy of the double-elimination final...
June 5, 2012 - 4:34pm
May 31, 2012
East Ridge baseball: Tartan ends Raptors' season in first round
The East Ridge baseball team fell 5-3 to Tartan in the opening round of the Section 4AAA baseball tournament on Friday.
sports / raptors
May 31, 2012 - 6:10am